(August 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

The Sealed Coffin (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Sealed Coffin (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1672
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Myra and Jeff, Hollywood movie stars, travel through Africa and accidentally kill a child. When they try to just buy their way out of this tragedy, a native death cult takes revenge. Myra gets cursed with disfigurement and Jeff is trapped alive in her tomb.

The Songs of St. Saens (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1649
Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
The French composer has a premonition about a friend's death.

Fright Cry (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1668
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young boy's governess turns out to be a witch trying to murder the child.

Appointment with Death (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Margaret Isbell
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
? (illoes)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
On a snowy night two men pick up a ghost hitch-hiker who shows them a phantom short cut avoiding the snow chaos.

Indexer Notes

text story with 2 illustrations

A Father's Phantom (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco Mastroserio (signed)
Inks
Rocco Mastroserio (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1652
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man experiences encounter with the ghost of his deceased father.

Indexer Notes

Signature "Rocke" is hidden on texture of shirt in first panel.

The Wolf Dancer! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Artie Saaf (signed)
Inks
Artie Saaf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1669
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lou Carbone
Synopsis
Down on his luck the dancer Lou witnesses the Navaho wolf dance and steals the Indian head-dress. He is cursed to assume the features of a wolf. Turning into a wild animal, Lou is shot dead by the police.

Indexer Notes

Information from Steve Saaf from Randy Smith and Michigan State University Comic Art Collection (September 28, 2006).

Revenge at Glamis Castle (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1654
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The earl of Glamis goes mad after stabbing a fellow gambler to death.

Interlude for Death (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1680
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Old Jethro Sykes makes a deal with Death. He lives on, but the charitable man turns into an evil person.

Two Deaths to Die! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Little Al
Inks
Little Al
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1406
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Executed gangster is brought back to life - and killed again by a rival.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sealed Coffin
  2. 1. The Sealed Coffin
  3. 2. The Songs of St. Saens
  4. 3. Fright Cry
  5. 4. Appointment with Death
  6. 5. A Father's Phantom
  7. 6. The Wolf Dancer!
  8. 7. Revenge at Glamis Castle
  9. 8. Interlude for Death
  10. 9. Two Deaths to Die!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson