(June 1948)

Pines, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1948-04-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines

Issue Notes

Copyright information was found in the Library of Congress online archive for this issue. The copyright date is listed as April 6th 1948. The cover date is listed as June 1948.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tara / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tara, Captain Robin
Reprints

The Key of the Cuchin Van (Table of Contents: 1)

Tara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette?; George Roussos?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B?-273
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tara, Captain Robin, Malo, Daro Dallas (villain, introduction)

Stop to Wonder (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Saxon Hostage (Table of Contents: 3)

Silver Knight / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Isaacs
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
Leo Isaacs
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-361
Genre
historical
Characters
Silver Knight; Vorkal (villain); Hecate (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Silver Knight's appearance here follows his appearance in AMERICA'S BEST COMICS #26.

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

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Pencils
Gene Fawcette (signed as G.F.) (illustration)
Inks
Gene Fawcette (signed as GF) (illustration)
Colors
Charles S. Strong
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-243
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tara, Milgra, Gonda (villain)

The Song of Lorelana (Table of Contents: 5)

Wonderman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin?, George Roussos? (as Terry Scott)
Inks
George Roussos (as Terry Scott)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-169
Characters
Lilith (villain); Gree-Dee (villain, introduction); Gloo-Tony (villain, introduction), En-Vee (villain, introduction); Lorelans (villain, introduction)

Scourges of the South (Table of Contents: 6)

Crime Casebook / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-236
Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

true crime story

All Men Are Equal! A story of the Freedom Train (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (as Parker) (signed)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-252
Genre
adventure
Characters
Thomas Jefferson

The Gentle Mr. Habersham (Table of Contents: 8)

Jill Trent Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-1182
Genre
adventure
Characters
Marty (villain, introduction); Marty's gang (villain, introduction); Habersham (introduction); Beulah Habersham (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Saltarella feels the artwork looks more like Charles Quinlan than Camy.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tara
  2. 1. The Key of the Cuchin Van
    Tara
  3. 2. Stop to Wonder
  4. 3. The Saxon Hostage
    Silver Knight
  5. 4. Tara and the Space Raiders
  6. 5. The Song of Lorelana
    Wonderman
  7. 6. Scourges of the South
    Crime Casebook
  8. 7. All Men Are Equal! A story of the Freedom Train
  9. 8. The Gentle Mr. Habersham
    Jill Trent Science Sleuth
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