(September 1952)

Pines, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions Inc.
Publisher's Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?

Bayou Vengeance (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Roussos ?
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Phantom Bus (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1154
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What caused Theodore L. Keggler to give up...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Theodore L. Keggler; Dr. Dalton; Lucy Cummings
Synopsis
Lawyer Keggler comes to the lonely town of Coultonville and gets drawn into an old tragedy. After a ride on a phantom bus and a dance in the cemetery, Keggler is haunted by the ghost of a dead girl.
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Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Ghost Portraits (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1102
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet some members...
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Facts about ghosts.

Bayou Vengeance (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1155
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some people are born to command...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Louis Giraud; Nanette Minot; Caroline Dexter; Lora; Joe
Synopsis
The not-too-bright handyman Louis robs the dead Miss Caroline of her diamond ring to give it to his sweetheart Nanette. Miss Caroline returns from the grave and demands back her precious ring. In a bayou quicksand showdown Louis loses his life.
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Dr. Death (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This really happened!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mrs. Morton
Synopsis
After a car accident, a man drags himself into a doctor's house and passes out on the floor. He awakens and finds his wounds treated well, but has to learn from the neighbors that the doctor died the previous night.

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Death by Darkness (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Marvin (credited)
Pencils
? (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
? (2 spot illustrations)
Colors
? (2 spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're alone, Silas...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jed Runston; Silas Hager
Synopsis
When Jed Runston finally has the courage to kill his longtime blackmailer Silas Hager, he is haunted by the gangster's ghost and dies trying to cover the tracks of his murder.

Mirror of Hate (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1145
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Love hass nothing to do with death and violence!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ted; Diane; Lucia; Paul; Annette
Synopsis
The evil and disfigured Lucia kills her half-sister Diane so she won't marry Ted, the man she loves herself. The desperate Lucia commits suicide and her soul is trapped in a mirror. The evil soul in the mirror takes possession of the next woman Ted loves - and a struggle for life and death ensues.

Peg Powler (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1119
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beautiful - but deadly!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
ghost of Peg Powler
Synopsis
A man encounters Peg Powler, "the green-haired haunt" of English rivers.
Reprints

The Eerie Glen (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1146
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The very earth reeked...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe; Mr. Foster; Polly; Bill Wilder; Charlie Combs
Synopsis
A young man feels sick and goes to bed with a fever. In the night, his dead father comes for him and shows him his new home, the eerie glen. When the young man returns into town, he finds that everybody is ignoring him. Reaching the house, he discovers a society of mourners around a coffin. The young man has obviously died during the night.

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bayou Vengeance
  2. 1. The Phantom Bus
  3. 2. Ghost Portraits
  4. 3. Bayou Vengeance
  5. 4. Dr. Death
  6. 5. Death by Darkness
  7. 6. Mirror of Hate
  8. 7. Peg Powler
  9. 8. The Eerie Glen
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Joey Beretta
  • Keith Chandler
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Kenneth English
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls