(May 1953)

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
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Vengeance of Mark Denton (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1588
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Mark Denton is ruthlessly killed by his unfaithful wife and a rival. The ferryman across the Styx grants him return to life to wreak his vengeance.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Labyrinth (Table of Contents: 2)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
a maze

Death Warmed Over (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1586
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Escaped convict hides in a furnace room. He is found only when the janitor accidentally blows up the boiler.

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.. Inks previously credited to "Mike Peppe ?".

R.I.P. (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1560
Genre
humor; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Supposedly true gravestone inscriptions with an ironic touch.

The Cup of the Dead (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1584
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dr. Conover brings home a death-bringing relic from the Andes. As the "Cup of the Dead" threatens to take more innocent lives, Conover makes a sacrifice to Inca medicine man Dervaro.
Reprints

Interlude with Death (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Margaret Isbell
Pencils
Art Saaf ?
Inks
Rocco Mastroserio ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-1621 and B-1456
Synopsis
At a seance young Clara gets the blessing from her dead husband to marry anew. The seance was meant to be a phoney spectacle, but is for real.

Indexer Notes

Text is accompanied by two illustrations.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Eyes of Evil (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Secluded in a Parisian art gallery hangs an evil portrait. When an art thief tries to steal it at night, he is instantly killed.

The Thirsty Idol (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1621
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An ancient idol tells of great treasures when bathed in human blood. This leads to mayhem, murder and a foolish search fueled by greed.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Haunted Houses (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1567
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Accounts of spook houses in the United States.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Vengeance of Mark Denton
  3. 2. The Labyrinth
  4. 3. Death Warmed Over
  5. 4. R.I.P.
  6. 5. The Cup of the Dead
  7. 6. Interlude with Death
  8. 7. Eyes of Evil
  9. 8. The Thirsty Idol
  10. 9. Haunted Houses
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson