(August 1948)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1948-06-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Copyright information was found in the Library of Congress online archive for this issue. The copyright date is listed as June 8th 1948. The cover date is listed as August 1948.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Terror; Miss Masque / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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The Quiz Crime (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-173
Characters
Black Terror (Bob Benton); Tim Roland; Slim Ruffo (villain; intro); Freddy Hooper (intro; child movie star)
Synopsis
Bob and Tim fail to answer questions correctly on a quiz show, and the penalty is to have to don fake Terror Twin costume and halt a fake kidnapping of a child movie star. Real thugs intercept the mock criminals, and the drama becomes more real than the watchers of the quiz show imagine.
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Death Stalks at Night (Table of Contents: 2)

Miss Masque / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-557
Characters
Miss Masque (Diana Adams);John Holder (introduction; death)
Synopsis
Diana Adams is invited to a party at the home of wealthy industrialist John Holder by Holder's nephews John and Rod. Holder confides to his lawyer that he has a scheme to determine who shall inherit his wealth, Rod or John. The scheme involves faking his death to find who grieves for him. When the scheme goes forward, Holder is truly dead, and Miss Masque must uncover the culprit.
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The Mystery of the Larsen Twins (Table of Contents: 3)

Rod McLeod / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Charles Stewart]
Pencils
John Celardo (illustration)
Inks
John Celardo (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-293
Characters
Rod McLeod

Indexer Notes

text with two spot illustrations

Jungle Jitters (Table of Contents: 4)

Commando Cubs / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Lin Streeter
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-1185
Characters
Commando Cubs

Indexer Notes

The Commando Cubs appearance here follows their appearance in THRILLING COMICS #65.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Zippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-1110
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young man, do you know what time it is?
Genre
humor
Characters
Zippie
Reprints

The Rainy Road (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Roslyn
Pencils
Dan Loprino (illustration)
Inks
Dan Loprino (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-306

The Hot Breath of Death (Table of Contents: 7)

Doc Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (splash panel); Ed Moritz (rest of story)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-716
Characters
Doc Strange

Indexer Notes

Art ID's by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Legends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-873
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A practical joker pretended to be drowning...
Synopsis
a reinterpretation of the Boy Who Cried Wolf
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Terror; Miss Masque
  2. 1. The Quiz Crime
    Black Terror
  3. 2. Death Stalks at Night
    Miss Masque
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Larsen Twins
    Rod McLeod
  5. 4. Jungle Jitters
    Commando Cubs
  6. 5. ["Young man, do you know what time it is?"]
    Zippie
  7. 6. The Rainy Road
  8. 7. The Hot Breath of Death
    Doc Strange
  9. 8. ["A practical joker pretended to be drowning..."]
    Little Legends
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Tony Oliva
  • Mike Nielsen
  • John Censullo
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
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