(August 1952)

Pines, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
Joe Archibald (uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Roussos ?
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Murder Mansion (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1130
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Gangster couple hides in an abandoned mansion and conjures up the demon Teneshad to do their bidding. But there's a price to pay. Teneshad grows ever larger and takes them prisoner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

signed by Peppe on page 2 panel 1

Drury's Dream (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1118
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Man dreams about his death and really dies the next day.

Indexer Notes

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".

Death Follows Orders (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti [as JG] (signed)
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti [as JG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Job Number
B-1136
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Synopsis
A unit of Nazi soldiers is being unearthed from an underground cave and comes alive again. They won't rest until they have executed their F├╝hrer's orders. A brave French girl burns the papers and the soldiers turn to dust.

The Phantom Hounds of Castle Eyne (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1116
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A pack of dogs predict the owner's death by running around castle Eyne.
Reprints

The Chimes of Doom (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Irwin Shapiro
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
After Charles Hanover has killed his rich aunt, he is driven insane by guilt and hears an unending chiming of her grandfather clock.

Indexer Notes

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.

Horror's Little Acre (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1112
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Honeymooners discover a killer's hideout. Luckily for them, the ground they walk on is cursed with the memory of an old unavenged murder. Nature itself turns upon the killer.
Reprints

The Phantom Warning (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1099
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A phantom apparition warns a ship about imminent destruction. The first skipper heeds the warning, the second doesn't and goes down with the ship.

Day of Reckoning! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1137
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Larry Gordon; Rosalinde Gordon; Virginia
Synopsis
After a fire accident, singer Rosalinde Gordon turns into a bird woman with the ability to communicate with birds. When her husband smothers her in her sleep, he is hunted by dozens of birds and driven to death.
Reprints
  • in Des Comics et des Hommes (Edition du temps, 2005 series) #[nn]
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Murder Mansion
  3. 2. Drury's Dream
  4. 3. Death Follows Orders
  5. 4. The Phantom Hounds of Castle Eyne
  6. 5. The Chimes of Doom
  7. 6. Horror's Little Acre
  8. 7. The Phantom Warning
  9. 8. Day of Reckoning!
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  • Mike Nielsen
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