(October 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 comics editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Some information for this index from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker, August 2010.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Groping Ghost (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1251
Synopsis
A feud between twins takes a murderous turn. The ghost of the dead one won't rest until he has squeezed the life out of his evil brother.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Mystery of Mu (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-406
Synopsis
Account of the sunken continent of Mu, where the American indians came from.

Corpse Convention (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1292
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sam Allison; Grace Allison
Synopsis
On Friday 13th, a young couple checks into a strange hotel and is ushered into room 1313 on the 13th floor. They make the acquaintance of an annual convention of people who committed suicide in this room some years ago.
Reprints
Keywords
bible; Friday the 13th; ghosts; superstition

Indexer Notes

Possible Peppe inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Tuska.

The Thing from the Sea (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1207
Synopsis
First mate Hansen kills Captain Randall over a girl, but is haunted by the dead man's ghost all over the seven seas.
Reprints

The Return of the Thunderbird (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Irwin Shapiro (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1273
Synopsis
The thunderbird is a giant Indian demon roaming the skies and causing planes to crash. When the shaman controlling the thunderbird is put to death, peace is restored.

The Strange Cats of Killough Heath (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Giacoia ?
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1326
Synopsis
A tourist guide in an Irish castle summons the spirits of dead knights to avenge him. The brute who bullied him is torn to shreds by furious killer cats.

The Phantom Horseman (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1181
Synopsis
A rider roams the land as the phantom horseman, ever trying to reach a mirage in the sky.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Groping Ghost
  3. 2. ["Is the safari ready to start?"]
    Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. Mystery of Mu
  5. 4. Corpse Convention
  6. 5. The Thing from the Sea
  7. 6. The Return of the Thunderbird
  8. 7. The Strange Cats of Killough Heath
  9. 8. The Phantom Horseman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome