(September 1949)

Pines, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Some information indexed from a scan from Digital Comic Museum (digitalcomicmuseum.com).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Billy West / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Cover: Line-art has Billy West, astride "Eagle", rescuing fair damsel from cattle stampede.
Reprints

The Gun of Trick Fango! (Table of Contents: 1)

Billy West / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Syn: Treachery rode the range, filling grave with good men who suffered from a bullet in the back...that is until cowboy hero West rode upon the scene, on his lightning-fast horse "Eagle.

Indexer Notes

Comments: characters Snubby, Julie (two youngsters) and Uncle Dan make up the cast of Billy West stories.

Julie's Horseback Ride (Table of Contents: 2)

Billy West / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Judson Craine
Pencils
John Celardo?
Inks
John Celardo?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Billy West; Molly Sage (owner of the Blue Sage ranch); Snubby Sage (her young brother); Julie Sage (her young sister); Uncle Dan (ranch foreman)

Indexer Notes

Two page of text with two illustrations.

The Fastest Horse in the World! (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Dan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Billy West; Uncle Dan; Snubby Sage; Julie Sage

Indexer Notes

Story of how Billy West came about, and tamed his horse, Eagle; story becomes second Billy West outing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Roundup with Billy West / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

One page with illustrations has West talking to readers about cowboy life.

Cow-Country Quiz (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

One page illustrated, educational page. Old West history.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Billy West / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Rustlers' Brand! (Table of Contents: 7)

Rhoda Trail / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
When law came to the West, men weren't the only ones who could sight down the barrel of a six-gun. Rhoda matched cool courage with the owlhoots.

Indexer Notes

Note: realistic/romantic art and well-written story that fits nicely with Celardo entries.

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

The Letter Box / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Billy West] (replies)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Bob Wheelock, Mrs. R. J. Sutton, Delores Kesely, Ralph Padgett, Elizabeth Smith, Ted McCoy, Jane Benton.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Billy West
  2. 1. The Gun of Trick Fango!
    Billy West
  3. 2. Julie's Horseback Ride
    Billy West
  4. 3. The Fastest Horse in the World!
    Uncle Dan
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Roundup with Billy West
  6. 5. Cow-Country Quiz
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Billy West
  8. 7. The Rustlers' Brand!
    Rhoda Trail
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Letter Box
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  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)