(July 1953)

Pines, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
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)

Script
?
Pencils
George Rousous ?
Inks
George Rousous ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

The Corpse That Came to Dinner (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall [as C] (signed)
Inks
Mike Peppe [as P] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1645
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young couple returns from their honeymoon. They learn that a friend has committed suicide, because he had wanted to marry the girl. The friend's corpse climbs out of his grave and lays siege to the couple's apartment.
Reprints

The Human Hyena of Pirra (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1659
Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Hunter shoots a were-hyena in Northern Africa.

Indexer Notes

top half of page is an ad for Slinky toy with art by the Double Bubble Fleer artist.

Art id by Ger Apeldoorn.

The Horror of Candle Lodge (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1642
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Ghost of US-American freedom fighter slays the descendants of British soldiers who lured him into a trap.

Battle of Edge Hill (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1630
Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Eye-witnesses confirm the "fata morgana" of a ghost battle in the sky.

Indexer Notes

top half of page is an ad for Funman prize company

Till Death Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1622
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Charles finds out that her sister's husband is keeping him from his inheritance by pretending the sister still to be alive. She died some time ago and is paraded through town as a veiled mummy.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from discussion on GCD-main (April 12, 2011).

High Hung the Witch (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Marvin
Pencils
John Celardo ? (illustrations)
Inks
John Celardo ? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Barkham in New England. Cob Hathorne, descendant of a witch hunter, comes to visit and is killed by a surviving witch who stayed young through the centuries.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Gunnvor the Sorceress (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1639
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of Icelandic saga about madwoman Gunnvor, who could not be killed and haunted her people in many different shapes.

Hanged by the Neck (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1640
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The magician El Rondo grows jealous of his assistant and hangs him on stage (during a magic routine). Haunted by the man's ghost, El Rondo meets his fate getting paid back in kind.
Reprints

The Spanish Steed (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin ?
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Wanting to tame a legendary gray stallion, a sportsman is suddenly faced with a centaur.

Indexer Notes

Art id by Ger Apeldoorn.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Corpse That Came to Dinner
  3. 2. The Human Hyena of Pirra
  4. 3. The Horror of Candle Lodge
  5. 4. Battle of Edge Hill
  6. 5. Till Death Do Us Part
  7. 6. High Hung the Witch
  8. 7. Gunnvor the Sorceress
  9. 8. Hanged by the Neck
  10. 9. The Spanish Steed
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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