(January 1953)

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
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Hades Highway (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz (signed)
Inks
Jack Katz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1399
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Road worker Carter murders his colleague and buries him using a steamroller. He is haunted by a tar-covered black ghost and slowly drifts into insanity. When Carter kills another person, he is finally arrested and regains his peace of mind.

The Cloak of a Corpse (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1298
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a man steals a hanged man's robe, the dead comes to visit him and retrieves his cloak.
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The Devil in Massachusetts (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1419
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An odd thunderstorm spares the house of a woman writing a book about witchcraft.
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The Plant of Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mo Marcus (signed)
Inks
Rocco Mastroserio (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1412
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Explorer kills his rival and breeds a flesh-eating plant out of his remains.

No Trespassing (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. Hendryx
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A boy spends a night in a haunted house encountering the ghosts of former inhabitants.

Indexer Notes

text with spot illustrations.

The Fangs of Fate! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco Mastroserio [as Rocke] (signed)
Inks
Rocco Mastroserio [as Rocke] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Job Number
B-1370
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dr. Kissack runs a snake farm. When threatened by a neighbor, Kissack kills the man and disposes of the body as snake fodder. His monster python grows ever large on this special diet. Rampaging through town, the beast gets killed and Kissack meets his fate.
Reprints

General Moulton and the Devil (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Ross Andru
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1130
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Moulton bargains with Satan to make him a rich man. When he gets too greedy, the devil withdraws the fortune but insists on the general's soul.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Ugliest Man in the World (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz (signed)
Inks
Jack Katz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1358
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Actor Ron Carney is challenged to come up with a horrible make-up for his next horror movie. A mysterious stranger introduces him to the sect of "The Ugly Ones" and deforms his face in a cruel way. After having wrapped up the movie successfully, Carney wants to dispose of his ugly face, but is stuck with it.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Hades Highway
  3. 2. The Cloak of a Corpse
  4. 3. The Devil in Massachusetts
  5. 4. The Plant of Doom
  6. 5. No Trespassing
  7. 6. The Fangs of Fate!
  8. 7. General Moulton and the Devil
  9. 8. The Ugliest Man in the World
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Tony Oliva
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome