(January 1953)

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

The Vengeance Vat (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

The Vengeance Vat (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1386
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Junk dealer Zane disposes not only of garbage, but of his brother and an old witch woman, too. His life is spoiled though when his wife turns into the witch and Zane is plagued by hallucinations. In the end he has to face his fate and is boiled in the cauldron.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Graveyard of the Atlantic (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1295
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Hundreds of ships have sunken off the coast of North Carolina.

The Phantom Train (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Osrin ?
Inks
Ray Osrin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1405
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Train engineer John Mathews sees a ghost train coming behind him and then vanishing into thin air.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Accusing Fiddle (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1299
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A fiddle (made from the wood of a tree under which a murdered man was hidden) plays no music, but screams the name of the killer.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Ring of Horror (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Marcus ?
Inks
Rocco Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B1438
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Because Gordon Grant has been a "student of the occult" and carelessly dedicated his life to a certain "cult of the beast" he has to die early. Tragically he won't stop coming back as a zombie to claim his wife until she is joined in death with him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Bob McCarthy? for art credits.

The Eternal Stooge (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Irwin Shapiro
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1535?
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Aspiring actor Larry Simms ends up as stooge for comedian Mac Horton. They both go to hell and have to perform the same routine for all eternity - in front of an audience incapable of laughter.

Blood on the Speedway (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Aldo Rubano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
None
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Racing car driver Ollie pushes his rival from the speedway - with fatal consequences. He tries to overcome his hallucinations about phantom cars crossing his way and has to pay a high price.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Satan's Bullet (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1319
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Deadly feud between two Scotsmen is decided by one's ghostly ancestor.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Vengeance Vat
  2. 1. The Vengeance Vat
  3. 2. ["Here comes that new kid."]
    Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. Graveyard of the Atlantic
  5. 4. The Phantom Train
  6. 5. The Accusing Fiddle
  7. 6. The Ring of Horror
  8. 7. The Eternal Stooge
  9. 8. Blood on the Speedway
  10. 9. Satan's Bullet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson