No credited editor in issue, but Joe Archibald was the Pines' comics editor-in-chief from 1948 to at least 1955. Ned L. Pines was the publisher and owner.
On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1952 Periodicals, page 5.
signed by Peppe on page 2 panel 1
A slightly different version of this story is implied to be true and collected by Charles Wood and published as "The Sexton of Chilton Polden" in the 1936 "Lord Halifax's Ghost Book".
Irwin Shapiro, was a comics editor at Pines from 1949 to circa 1953, under Comics editor-in-chief, Joe Archibald. It is not known if he edited the horror comics.