(February 1948)

Pines, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines

Issue Notes

Sequence order revised by Dick Sabo via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tara / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg [as Xela] (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg [as Xela] (signed)
Colors
Alex Schomburg ?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tara
Reprints

The Fabulous Jewel of Morn (Table of Contents: 1)

Tara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Hordes of the Immortal Emperor! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonderman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-420

Message from Home (Table of Contents: 3)

Tara / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William McClellan
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This sequence may be out of order.

The Master of Treachery! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Grim Reaper / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene ?
Pencils
Al Camy ?
Inks
Al Camy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Grim Reaper [Bill Norris]; un-named Mayor of Eastport; Caleb (teenager, a night janitor); The Chameleon [Dorne] (villain, City Treasurer)
Synopsis
Bill Norris is in Eastport to address the Mayor on a bond issue, and discovers a villain calling himself the Chameleon is attempted to destroy the city of Eastport. The Reaper discovers why: as City Treasurer, the Chameleon had embezzled most of the city's bank funds.
Reprints
Keywords
Eastport; Eastport Herald (newspaper); Wilson Square

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Craig Delich.

Portrait of a Crime! (Table of Contents: 5)

Jill Trent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Murder in Mind! (Table of Contents: 6)

Spectro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy (signed)
Inks
Al Camy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-938

Indexer Notes

Last appearance

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tara
  2. 1. The Fabulous Jewel of Morn
    Tara
  3. 2. The Hordes of the Immortal Emperor!
    Wonderman
  4. 3. Message from Home
    Tara
  5. 4. The Master of Treachery!
    The Grim Reaper
  6. 5. Portrait of a Crime!
    Jill Trent
  7. 6. Murder in Mind!
    Spectro
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich