BETTER PUBLICATIONS
 Name and vital stats
  BETTER PUBLICATIONS
 Note
  Aka NED PINES; POLO PUBLICATIONS; PINES PUBLISHING CO.; POLO MAGAZINE; POLO MAGAZINE
  Aka NEDOR PUBLISHING CO.; ANIMATED CARTOONS; BETTER COMICS; BEST BOOKS; BEST COMICS; CINEMA COMICS
  Aka STANDARD COMICS; STANDARD PUBLISHERS; THRILLING COMICS; VISUAL EDITIONS; LITERARY ENTERPRISES
  Standard's paperback line POPULAR LIBRARY and comics line were sold off to FAWCETT PUBLICATIONS in late-1950s> 57 58 59
  Used surrogate publishers during paper shortage: WILLIAM H. WISE; F.M. MC QUEENY
 Title published
  ADVENTURES INTO DARKNESS #[5-14] 1952-54 [Imprint: STANDARD / VISUAL EDITIONS]> 52 53 54
  ADVENTURES OF MIGHTY MOUSE (PAUL TERRY'S. . .) [nn (#129)-144] 1956-59> 56 57 58 59
  ADVENTURES OF WINKY DINK 1957> 57
  ALLEY OOP #[10-18] 1947-49 reprint> 47 48 49
  AMERICA'S BEST COMICS #1-31] 1942-49 [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS #18-31]> 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  AMERICA'S BIGGEST COMICS #1 1944> 44
  AMERICA'S FUNNIEST COMICS #1 1944 [Imprint: WILLIAM H. WISE]> 44
  BABE, AMAZON OF THE OZARKS 1948> 48
  BARNYARD COMICS 1944-50/57 [Imprint: ANIMATED CARTOONS #8-]> 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 57
  BATTLEFRONT #[5] 1952> 52
  BEST COMICS #1-4] 1939-40> 39 40
  BEST ROMANCE #[5-7] 1952> 52
  BILLY WEST #1-10] 1949-52> 49 50 51 52
  BLACK TERROR #1-27] 1942-49 [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS #15-]> 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES #[5-9] 1948-49 reprint> 48 49
  BRICK BRADFORD #[5-7] 1948-49 reprint #7 has '#8' on cover> 48 49
  BRONCHO BILL #[5-16] 1948-50> 48 49 50
  BRUCE GENTRY #1-2] 1948 reprint> 48
  BUSTER BUNNY 1949-53 reprint> 49 50 51 52 53
  BUZ SAWYER #1-3] 1948-49 reprint; see SWEENEY> 48 49
  CAPTAIN EASY #[10-16] 1947-49 reprint [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS #10-17]> 47 48 49
  CLAIRE VOYANT [see CIVIL SERVICE]
  CLAY CODY GUNSLINGER #1 1957> 57
  COMPLETE BOOK OF COMICS AND FUNNIES #1] 1944> 44
  COO COO COMICS #1-56] 1942-51 see COO COO, THE BIRD BRAIN> 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51
  COO COO, THE BIRD BRAIN #[57-62 1951-52 see COO COO COMICS> 51 52
  CRIME FILES #[5-6] 1952> 52
  CRYIN' LION #1-3 1944-45 [through WILLIAM H. WISE]> 44 45
  DATE WITH DANGER #[5-6] 1952-53> 52 53
  DEAR BEATRICE FAIRFAX #[5-9] 1950-51> 50 51
  DENNIS THE MENACE (various sub-titles) #1-31] 1953-58> 53 54 55 56 57 58
  DENNIS THE MENACE GIANTS (various sub-titles) nn; nn; #2-6] 1955-58> 55 56 57 58
  DINKY DUCK #[16-19] 1956-58 [Imprint: LITERARY ENTERPRISES] from ST. JOHN> 56 57 58
  DIZZY DUCK #[32-39] 1950-52> 50 51 52
  EL BOMBO COMICS see CIMA
  ETTA KETT #[11-14] 1948-49 reprint> 48 49
  EXCITING COMICS #1-69] 1940-49> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  EXCITING WAR #[5-8] 1952-53> 52 53
  FANTASTIC WORLDS #[5-7] 1952-53> 52 53
  FIGHTING YANK #1-29] 1942-49 [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS #17-]> 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS #[5-12] 1947-49 [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS] reprint> 47 48 49
  FUNNY FUNNIES #1 1943 [Imprint: NEDOR]> 43
  GANDY GOOSE #[5-6 1956-58> 56 57 58
  GANG WORLD #[5-6] 1952-53 [Imprint: STANDARD]> 52 53
  GOOFY COMICS 1943-53 [Imprint: ANIMATED CARTOONS #14-]> 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53
  HAPPY COMICS #1-40] 1943-50 [Imprint: ANIMATED CARTOONS #14+] see HAPPY RABBIT> 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
  HAPPY RABBIT # [41-48] 1951-52 see HAPPY COMICS> 51 52
  HECKLE AND JECKLE #[25-34 1956-59 from ST. JOHN> 56 57 58 59
  INTIMATE LOVE #[5-28] 1950-54> 50 51 52 53 54
  IT REALLY HAPPENED #1-11] 1944-47 [through WILLIAM H. WISE #1-2] [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS #5-11]> 44 45 46 47
  JET FIGHTERS #[5-7] 1952-53> 52 53
  JETTA OF THE 21st CENTURY #[5-7] 1952-53> 52 53
  JIGGS AND MAGGIE #[11-21] 1949-53 reprint; moved to HARVEY> 49 50 51 52 53
  JOE YANK #[5-16] 1952-54 reprint> 52 53 54
  JOHNNY HAZARD #[5-8] 1948-49 reprint> 48 49
  JUNGLE JIM #[11-20] 1949-51 reprint [Imprint: BEST BOOKS]> 49 50 51
  KATHY #1-17 1949-53/55 reprint> 49 50 51 52 53 55
  KATZENJAMMER KIDS #[12-21] 1950-53 reprint; from DAVID MC KAY; to HARVEY> 50 51 52 53
  KING COMICS #[156-159] 1951-52 from DAVID MC KAY> 51 52
  KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE #[10] 1957> 57
  LEROY #1-6] 1949-50> 49 50
  LET'S TAKE A TRIP #1] 1958> 58
  LIFE OF CHRIST VISUALIZED #1-3]; nn 1942-43/46> 42 43 46
  LIFE OF ESTHER VISUALIZED [#2062] 1947> 47
  LIFE OF JOSEPH VISUALIZED [#1054] 1946> 46
  LITTLE ANGEL #[5-16] 1954-59> 54 55 56 57 58 59
  LITTLE MISS MUFFET #[11-13] 1948-49 [Imprint: BEST BOOKS]> 48 49
  LITTLE ROQUEFORT COMICS #[10] 1958 reprint; from ST. JOHN> 58
  LOST WORLDS #[5-6] 1952> 52
  LUCKY DUCK #[5-8] 1953> 53
  MAJOR HOOPLE COMICS #1 nd c1943 reprint> 43
  MARK TRAIL #1-4] 1955 reprint; to FAWCETT> 55
  MARK TRAIL ADVENTURE BOOK OF NATURE #1 1958 giant reprint> 58
  MEL ALLEN SPORTS COMICS #1-2 [#5-6 on cover] 1949-50 reprint> 49 50
  MIGHTY MOUSE FUN CLUB MAGAZINE #1-6 1957-58> 57 58
  MY REAL LOVE #[5] 1952> 52
  MYSTERY COMICS #1-4 1944 [Imprint: WILLIAM H. WISE]> 44
  NEW ROMANCES #[5-20 1951-54> 51 52 53 54
  NEW TESTAMENT STORIES VISUALIZED 3 releases 1946-47 also sold as a set> 46 47
  OUT OF THE SHADOWS #[5-14] 1952-54> 52 53 54
  OZARK IKE #[11-25] 1948-52 reprint> 48 49 50 51 52
  PETER PIG #[5-6] 1953> 53
  POPULAR ROMANCE #[5-29] 1949-54> 49 50 51 52 53 54
  REAL FUNNIES #1-3] 1943> 43
  REAL LIFE COMICS #1-52] 1941-52 [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS #13]> 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
  REG'LAR FELLERS #[5-6] 1947-48 [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS] reprint> 47 48
  RICKY #[5] 1953 [Imprint: VISUAL EDITIONS]> 53
  ROGER DODGER 1952> 52
  SANTA'S CHRISTMAS 1952> 52
  SNIFFY THE PUP 1949-53> 49 50 51 52 53
  SPUNKY #1-7 1949-51> 49 50 51
  STARLET O'HARA IN HOLLYWOOD 1948-49 reprint> 48 49
  STARTLING COMICS #1-53] 1940-48> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
  SUPERMOUSE GIANT SUMMER ISSUE #2 1958> 58
  SUPERMOUSE SUMMER HOLIDAY ISSUE #1 1957> 57
  SUPERMOUSE THE BIG CHEESE #1-45 1948-58 [Imprint: LITERARY ENTERPRISES #35-45]> 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58
  SWEENEY #[4-5] 1949 reprint; see BUZ SAWYER> 49
  SWEETIE PIE #[3-15 1956-57 [Imprint: LITERARY ENTERPRISES]> 56 57
  TEENA #[20-22] 1949-50 reprint; from MAGAZINE ENTERPRISES> 49 50
  TELEVISION COMICS #[5-8] 1950> 50
  TERRY-TOONS GIANT SUMMER FUN BOOK #[101-102] 1957-58> 57 58
  TERRY-TOONS TERRY BEARS #[4] 1958> 58
  THIS IS WAR #[5-9] 1952-53> 52 53
  THRILLING COMICS #1-80] 1940-51> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51
  THRILLING ROMANCES #[5-26] 1949-54> 49 50 51 52 53 54
  TIM TYLER #1] 1942 reprint> 42
  TODAY'S ROMANCE #[5-8 1952> 52
  TOM TERRIFIC! #1-6] 1957-58> 57 58
  TOMMY OF THE BIG TOP #[10-12] 1948-49 reprint> 48 49
  TUFFY #[5-9 1949-50> 49 50
  UNSEEN, THE #[5-15 1952-54> 52 53 54
  WESTERN HEARTS #1-10] 1949-52> 49 50 51 52
  WHO IS NEXT? #[5] 1953> 53
  WILLIE THE PENGUIN #1-6] 1951-52> 51 52
  WONDER COMICS #1-20 1944-48> 44 45 46 47 48
  ZIPPY THE CHIMP #[50-51] 1957> 57