(September 1948)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1948-07-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines ? (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1948 Periodicals, page 181.
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
Keywords
bondage; jodhpurs; knives; pith helmets

Laughing Hyena! (Table of Contents: 1)

Judy of the Jungle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-292
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darkness over the jungle.
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Judy of the Jungle; Pistol Roberts; Cavendish; Belle Cavendish; Kado (renegade); Meega (henchman)

The Murder Moll! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Black Terror / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-264
First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was young, he was handsome...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Terror Twins [The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim Roland]; Joan Abbott; Nick Saville; Steve Willard

Indexer Notes

Signed in the lower left of splash panel.

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

Exciting Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-227
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blacksmiths often doubled as...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Sir Isaac Newton
Keywords
blacksmiths; dentists; gravity; Marines; Mayans

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Judy and the Ant Legion (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Frank Roslyn (credited)
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed) (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed) (2 spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-330
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Judy of the Jungle was swinging along...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Judy of the Jungle; Pistol Roberts

Ski Special (Table of Contents: 5)

Roger Dodger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-124
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like I've always said, Jeep...
Genre
humor
Characters
Roger Dodger; Jeep; Mabel-Sugar; Mr. Stumble

Desert Navigator (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong (credited as Chas. S. Strong)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
? (spot illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Caleb Gaffney was definitely the wrong sort...
Characters
Professor Caleb Gaffney; Old Jeb Finney; Rod Finney

A Crew of Craven Cowards! (Table of Contents: 7)

Rick Howard, the Mystery Rider / comic story / 10 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-510
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crawl for cover, varmints!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rick Howard [The Mystery Rider]; Cass Holt; Sheriff Mike Madison; Craven (crook); Nails Miller (henchman)

The Lions' Share of the Loot! (Table of Contents: 8)

Johnny Dale, Secret Agent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos ?
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-638
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There didn't seem to be any leak...
Genre
crime
Characters
Johnny Dale, Secret Agent; Herb Jordan; Prescott

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : The JVJ copy at Comic Book Plus has the pencil annotation 'CATALDO/RUBIMOR', i.e. Tony Cataldo (pencils) and Ruben Moreira (inks). The art certainly does not look like that of George Roussos.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mrs. Often / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp (credited)
Pencils
Ken Champin (credited)
Inks
Ken Champin (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AC-823
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psst! Hey, lady! Wanna buy a good washin' machine?
Genre
humor
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Judy of the Jungle
  2. 1. Laughing Hyena!
    Judy of the Jungle
  3. 2. The Murder Moll!
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. ["Blacksmiths often doubled as..."]
    Exciting Facts
  5. 4. Judy and the Ant Legion
    Judy of the Jungle
  6. 5. Ski Special
    Roger Dodger
  7. 6. Desert Navigator
  8. 7. A Crew of Craven Cowards!
    Rick Howard, the Mystery Rider
  9. 8. The Lions' Share of the Loot!
    Johnny Dale, Secret Agent
  10. 9. ["Psst! Hey, lady! Wanna buy a good washin' machine?"]
    Mrs. Often
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  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Keith Chandler
  • Pat Conolly
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Tony R. Rose