(June 1954)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Frozen Death (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru ?
Inks
Ross Andru ?
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Garden of Evil! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy (signed)
Inks
Mike Roy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
VB-5
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A jealous sculptor breaks into the house of his famous colleague and rival to learn his secret of success. It has to do with the artist's wife, who lives in utter reclusion.

Murder by Movie (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1313
Genre
crime
Synopsis
A gangster goes into hiding, but is discovered because he plays bit parts in Hollywood movies.

Weird Watson (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1589
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Outcast (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?; Mike Esposito ?
Inks
Mike Esposito ?
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
VB-4
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Mitch, a brutal killer, makes a deal with the devil to live forever. When Mitch defies his obligations, Satan takes away all his possessions and condemns him to a life of misery.

Indexer Notes

Possible Esposito pencils/inks per Nick Caputo. Saltarella previously credited Mastroserio with both pencils and inks.

The Living Brain (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Hendrix
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Mad scientist uses the brain of his assistant to create a thinking robot.

The Frozen Death (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos ?; Bill Molno ?
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1865
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A woman captured in a block of ice comes to life again after fifty years. She only can survive in a cold environment. Exposed to heat she starts to decay.

Indexer Notes

Roussos identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Nick Caputo suspects Bill Molno may have pencilled.

Horror's Scrapbook (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
VB-1
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Weird facts

The Curse of the Ancient Devil Gods (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1864
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
And then there were none. Adventurers in the jungle get decimated by a native curse.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Part-time Lunatic (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1407
Genre
crime
Synopsis
A man is sentenced to spend his nights at an "asylum for the insane" because he is believed to be not normal after dark.

Ghosts in the Sky (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1849
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Allegedly true ghostly apparitions

The Corpse Candle (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1850
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of superstitious belief in England
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Frozen Death
  2. 1. The Garden of Evil!
  3. 2. Murder by Movie
  4. 3. Weird Watson
  5. 4. The Outcast
  6. 5. The Living Brain
  7. 6. The Frozen Death
  8. 7. Horror's Scrapbook
  9. 8. The Curse of the Ancient Devil Gods
  10. 9. Part-time Lunatic
  11. 10. Ghosts in the Sky
  12. 11. The Corpse Candle
This issue was most recently modified by:
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