(September 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

Mission From the Grave (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
skeletons

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Mission from the Grave (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Sekowsky ?
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1693
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Art painter dies in fire accident, but returns to finish painting of his fianceƩ. The shocked woman revokes her love.

Rider in the Storm (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1700
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Truck driver gives a lift to a phantom girl who died the week before.
Reprints

The Finger of Guilt (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1695
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Neal; Penny
Synopsis
A young woman is killed, her body hidden in a well. The woman's ghost points the police to the body and her killer.
Reprints
Keywords
electric chair; ghost; murder

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Trophies of Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1683
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Paulo Danjou; Giovanni; Luigi; Yvonne
Synopsis
The town's executioner falls for a lovely woman. When rejected, he strangles her and is haunted by her ghostly apparition. All the "headsman"'s victims come together and take justice into their own hands.
Reprints
Keywords
beheading; grave robbing

Call of the Werewolf (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Hendryx
Pencils
Jack Katz ? [as J. K.] (signed)
Inks
Jack Katz ? [as J. K.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1682
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Young Jody experiences his transformation into a werewolf and runs with the pack of local wolves.

The Bride of Death (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1694
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young woman's groom dies at sea and death comes to claim her as his bride.

Indexer Notes

This story has nothing to do with the story of the same name and same artist featured in Adventures into Darkness #7.

The Bread of Madness (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1708
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Albert Dupres, escaped convict from a penal colony, finds shelter with a native witch doctor. Robbing and killing the man, Dupres leaves the island with magic potions and builds a new life for himself. By baking his enemies deadly "breads of madness", Dupres becomes a powerful man. In the end the witch doctor returns from the dead and serves him a murderous bite.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mission From the Grave
  2. 1. Mission from the Grave
  3. 2. Rider in the Storm
  4. 3. The Finger of Guilt
  5. 4. Trophies of Doom
  6. 5. Call of the Werewolf
  7. 6. The Bride of Death
  8. 7. The Bread of Madness
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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