(May 1948)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1948-03-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 2, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, January-June 1948.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lance Lewis / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg (painting)
Inks
Alex Schomburg (painting)
Colors
Alex Schomburg (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lance Lewis
Keywords
spaceships

The Land That Time Forgot (Table of Contents: 1)

Tygra / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Pioneer of Freedom (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker (signed) (illustration)
Inks
Paul Parker (signed) (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-253
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Roger Williams

The Man in the Stone Dungeon! (Table of Contents: 3)

Sea Eagle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-914
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sir Ronald Blake [The Sea Eagle]; Kit Young (his bride)

The Jalopy Derby (Table of Contents: 4)

Jefferson Jones / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Sherman
Inks
Hal Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Job Number
CC-1158
Genre
humor

Tygra and the Java Men (Table of Contents: 5)

Tygra / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Strong
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed) (illustration)
Inks
Ralph Mayo ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-254
Genre
jungle

The Conquest of the World (Table of Contents: 6)

Lance Lewis / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Carla the Magnificent, Queen of Evil

In The 17th Century (Table of Contents: 7)

Knucklehead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Christensen [as Don Arr] (signed) ?
Pencils
Don Christensen [as Don Arr] (signed)
Inks
Don Christensen [as Don Arr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AC-268
Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Knucklehead Jones (only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Bails indicates Don R. Christensen (aka Don Arr) wrote as well as penciled/inked a fair amount of his work for Better (Standard) in this period.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lance Lewis
  2. 1. The Land That Time Forgot
    Tygra
  3. 2. Pioneer of Freedom
  4. 3. The Man in the Stone Dungeon!
    Sea Eagle
  5. 4. The Jalopy Derby
    Jefferson Jones
  6. 5. Tygra and the Java Men
    Tygra
  7. 6. The Conquest of the World
    Lance Lewis
  8. 7. In The 17th Century
    Knucklehead
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