(November 1952)

Pines, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Time Is the Killer (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested John Giunta? for art credits.

The Betraying Hands (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1304
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Art painter commits murder, and his "guilty" hands start working on their own, depicting scenes of the crime. To stop this treachery, the painter has his hands amputated, but they come back to strangle him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Sekowsky for inking credits as well.

The Ghosts in Blue (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1263
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Country lady encounters ghosts of Civil War soldiers.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Moon Madness (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1306
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Hobo Emil is bitten by a rabid dog and turns into a werewolf. The townsfolk hunt him down.

Blood Orchid (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harrison Hendrix
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Nephew murders rich uncle, but the local sheriff detects the grave under a flowerbed.

The Smiling Man (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
?
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1283
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The killer Otto Grotz is followed by a smiling man. He surrenders to the police, only to find out that the smiling man was another gangster - and not a detective stalking him.

Indexer Notes

Story submitted by Carl Wessler on 26 May 1952.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Vampires (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1261
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
How to deal with vampires.

Time Is the Killer (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1266
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
After a deadly incident in a clock shop, bodies are stored away in grandfather clocks. Restless as they are, the dead come to take revenge upon their murderer, bringing those clocks along with them.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Time Is the Killer
  2. 1. The Betraying Hands
  3. 2. The Ghosts in Blue
  4. 3. Moon Madness
  5. 4. Blood Orchid
  6. 5. The Smiling Man
  7. 6. Vampires
  8. 7. Time Is the Killer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson