(March 1948)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1948-01-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines (credited as N. L. Pines) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1948 Periodicals, page 41.
The Statement of the Ownership lists N. L. Pines as the editor. The indicia does not list an editor.
Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Judy of the Jungle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg (signed as XELA) (painting)
Inks
Alex Schomburg (signed as XELA) (painting)
Colors
Alex Schomburg (signed as XELA) (painting)

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Judy of the Jungle
Reprints
Keywords
knives; sharks

The Treasure of Lobengula! (Table of Contents: 1)

Judy of the Jungle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep into the Congo jungle...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Judy of the Jungle; Pistol Roberts; Homer Wendt (villain, introduction); Bob Marken (introduction, death)
Reprints

Dig It, Gates! (Table of Contents: 2)

Roger Dodger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Al Hartley
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-1183
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There it is -- see!
Genre
humor
Characters
Roger Dodger; Mabel-Sugar; Horace (villain, introduction); Roscoe (villain, introduction)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Exciting Facts / cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita ?
Inks
Rafael Astarita ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maximus, Emperor of Rome, was so Fat...
Genre
non-fiction

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

The Magic Voice (Table of Contents: 5)

Judy of the Jungle / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Sturdy (credited)
Pencils
? (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
? (2 spot illustrations)
Colors
? (2 spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pistol Roberts was on an important assignment...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Judy of the Jungle; Pistol Roberts; Dr. Reinhardt
Reprints

The Double Disguise! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Black Terror / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a great idea, chief!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Terror Twins [The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim Roland]; "Careful Mike" Hargan (villain, introduction); John Reece (villain, introduction); Lefty (villain, introduction); Butch (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils/Inks are not by Alex Schomburg.

Bullets for Black-Jack! (Table of Contents: 7)

Rick Howard, the Mystery Rider / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Quinlan Sr. (signed as Chas. M. Quinlan)
Inks
Charles Quinlan Sr. (signed as Chas. M. Quinlan)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-912
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bull Pearson is a strange gambler...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Mystery Rider [Rick Howard] (introduction); Lila Halliday (introduction); Bull Pearson (villain, introduction)

Cowtown Bandit (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Devers (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
Jerry Devers
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tommy Lawson was the fourteen-year-old son...
Characters
Tommy Lawson; Slash Farrell; Ed Lawson

[The Marchand Meteor Case] (Table of Contents: 9)

Strut Simmons / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edmond Good
Inks
Edmond Good
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-1154
Genre
adventure
Characters
Strut Simmons; Bunny (plane designer); Caldwell (villain, introduction); Torchy

[It's Always the Same Story With Mommy!] (Table of Contents: 10)

Ya Just Can't Win / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jules Steiner (signed)
Pencils
Jules Steiner (signed)
Inks
Jules Steiner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-886
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, my goodness!
Genre
humor
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Judy of the Jungle
  2. 1. The Treasure of Lobengula!
    Judy of the Jungle
  3. 2. Dig It, Gates!
    Roger Dodger
  4. 3. ["Maximus, Emperor of Rome, was so Fat..."]
    Exciting Facts
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
  6. 5. The Magic Voice
    Judy of the Jungle
  7. 6. The Double Disguise!
    The Black Terror
  8. 7. Bullets for Black-Jack!
    Rick Howard, the Mystery Rider
  9. 8. Cowtown Bandit
  10. 9. [The Marchand Meteor Case]
    Strut Simmons
  11. 10. [It's Always the Same Story With Mommy!]
    Ya Just Can't Win
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Keith Chandler
  • Pat Conolly
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Dan Kocher
  • John Loffink
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore