(April 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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Flowers on Deborah's Grave (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense

The Hands of Don José (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-14**
Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Barcelona in Spain. Cruel general Martinez cuts off the hands of bull fighter Don José for ogling his girl. But when Martinez is confronted by a vicious bull, the crippled matador cannot help him.
Reprints

Weird Maze (Table of Contents: 2)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1559

The Three Monkeys (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1532
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jim Bradley (writer); Gloria (fiancee)
Synopsis
Bradley goes to India in search of the Three Monkeys Cult. When he finds its sacred chamber, he also finds diamonds. Because of his greed he is struck blind, so that he never more will see evil.

Indexer Notes

This art is identical to his signed stories in "Real Life Comics" #53, "Intimate Confessions" #5 and "Realistic Romances"#8 (IW-edition).

Call for Claws (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lewis Island
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Phantom of Flushing (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1548
Genre
horror-suspense

Flowers on Deborah's Grave (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1522
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An old hag-like woman stalks a man and presents him with flowers. When the man uses them to decorate the grave of another woman, the hag is enraged and digs up the corpse. It is the man's daughter.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Alex Toth for pencil credits.

Ghost of Raynham Hall (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1549
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A gunshot finally scares away a persistent ghost.

Nothing Can Save Her (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1550
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
On a nightly country road, Dr. Saunders hits a beautiful woman with his car. He can save her life by giving her transfusions of his blood. She recovers and thanks him by draining the rest of it - because she is a vampire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker. Woolfolk credit per his record books, via Martin O'Hearn's blog:

http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/07/woolfolk-records-195210.html

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Flowers on Deborah's Grave
  2. 1. The Hands of Don José
  3. 2. Weird Maze
  4. 3. The Three Monkeys
  5. 4. Call for Claws
  6. 5. Phantom of Flushing
  7. 6. Flowers on Deborah's Grave
  8. 7. Ghost of Raynham Hall
  9. 8. Nothing Can Save Her
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome