(January 1954)

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

Fountain of Fear (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

Chewing Gum! Reduce (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fountain of Fear (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1761
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An escaped convict finds the fountain of youth. He tries to change his appearance by getting younger, but vengeful Indian spirits won't let him leave the fountain.
Reprints

The Black Candle (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1778
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The witch Mortella fabricates a black candle, meant to bring death to her pious neighbor.

Boys, Girls, Men, Women! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Horror's Scrapbook / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1776
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buhram...
Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters
Buhram
Synopsis
Weird facts.

The Coin of Evil (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
W. W. Jacobs (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy ?; Mike Peppe ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1563
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Three wishes come true by the magic of a beggar's coin. But there's a horrible price to pay.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story "The Monkey's Paw". See http://thehorrorsofitall.blogspot.com/2008/11/coin-of-evil-mask-of-graff...

Borrow Money by Mail! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Horror Maze (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1760

Hands of Fate (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gordon Jones (credited)
Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
C 1624 B 1471
Genre
crime
Synopsis
A madman chops off the hands of steel workers. He is lured into a police trap and caught.

The Prophecy (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1752
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Carlotta sees death in the cards for thief Chuck Hanson. He kills Carlotta and is doomed to die by water. He does so after weeks on the run.
Reprints

Aria in Blood (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1756
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An attempt to get the lead role in an opera goes terribly wrong.
Reprints

The Man They Could Not Hang (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1408
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Sam Johns
Synopsis
Sam Johns is sentenced to hang for a crime he didn't commit, but the trap on the scaffold refuses to open when he is about to be hung.

The Wig (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1762
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A barber kills a man and steals his hair for a wig, but the wig seeks revenge.
Reprints

The Mask of Graffenwehr (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1767
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Tamis Kahn
Synopsis
Tamis Kahn gazes into the face of a woman he killed earlier in the day.
Reprints

Gain More Weight (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Daisy (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fountain of Fear
  2. 1. Chewing Gum! Reduce
  3. 2. Fountain of Fear
  4. 3. The Black Candle
  5. 4. Boys, Girls, Men, Women!
  6. 5. ["Buhram..."]
    Horror's Scrapbook
  7. 6. The Coin of Evil
  8. 7. Borrow Money by Mail!
  9. 8. Horror Maze
  10. 9. Hands of Fate
  11. 10. The Prophecy
  12. 11. Aria in Blood
  13. 12. The Man They Could Not Hang
  14. 13. The Wig
  15. 14. The Mask of Graffenwehr
  16. 15. Gain More Weight
  17. 16. Daisy
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  • Peter Croome
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