(April 1948)

Pines, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[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
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tara
Reprints

The Eight Hands of Tenslith (Table of Contents: 1)

Tara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Tara; Robin; Malo; Queen Hiorte; Haneesh (villain, Lord of Phantom Haven); the Fishmen (villains)
Synopsis
Lord Haneesh, Tara and her companions land on the planet Aquam, and jointly battle the weird fishmen of that planet to free Queen Hiorte.
Reprints

Magic Glow (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Philip Sutter

The March of the Dinosaurs! (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonderman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner; Frank Frazetta (partial)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Wonderman [Brad Spencer]; Carol Paige; Dr. Voodoo (villain); the Jurasians (villains)
Synopsis
Brad and Carol are nearly overcome by the fumes of a gas in Wonderman's laboratory....the evil work of Dr. Voodoo. They find themselves transported to Jurasa, a world nearly dominated by dinosaurs.....beasts that prevent the Jurasians from attacking and subduing the Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Jurasa; Vacuum Spiral

Tara and the Space Patrol (Table of Contents: 4)

Tara / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Roslyn
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Disappearing Room (Table of Contents: 5)

Grim Reaper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

last appearance

The Freezer Gas (Table of Contents: 6)

Jill Trent / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

The Case of the Moaning Statue (Table of Contents: 7)

Supersleuths / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tara
  2. 1. The Eight Hands of Tenslith
    Tara
  3. 2. Magic Glow
  4. 3. The March of the Dinosaurs!
    Wonderman
  5. 4. Tara and the Space Patrol
    Tara
  6. 5. Disappearing Room
    Grim Reaper
  7. 6. The Freezer Gas
    Jill Trent
  8. 7. The Case of the Moaning Statue
    Supersleuths
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin