(February 1953)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Mark of Evil (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Rocke] (signed)
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Rocke] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1381
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A ruthless reporter kills for a camera which is able to show future events. When the gadget shows his own doom, he flees - but is caught by the police.

Creepy Crossword Puzzle (Table of Contents: 2)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1470

Indexer Notes

Follows upper half page of advertising.
Illustration of a skeleton trying to answer the riddle.

Death's Bridal Gown (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Citron
Inks
Sam Citron
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1429
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Young Olga goes to the dance in a second-hand dress. Not only is she haunted by the ghost of the former owner, but dies wearing it - because it was drenched in embalming fluid.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Beast Wasn't Hungry (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. S. Fenton
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Two adventurers in Africa fight over a hidden treasure and try to feed each other to the crocodiles.

The House That Jackdaw Built (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1421
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
Mr. Jackdaw entertains his guests in a futuristic "robot house". The electronic brain of the house tries to murder the guests, because Master Jackdaw taught it only to hate. When the brain realizes that there's also love, it turns against its inventor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Fatal Strands (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1450
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A janitor murders his bossy landlady – and is in turn being murdered by the landlady’s hair (he used to mop the floors with).

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Twisted Hands (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1454
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
After a traumatic event at sea, a skipper retreats into the desert. But the ghost of a man (whom the skipper broke his hands) comes for him and drowns him with equal cruelty in a waterhole.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Mark of Evil
  3. 2. Creepy Crossword Puzzle
  4. 3. Death's Bridal Gown
  5. 4. The Beast Wasn't Hungry
  6. 5. The House That Jackdaw Built
  7. 6. The Fatal Strands
  8. 7. The Twisted Hands
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome