(April 1954)

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

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php.


Monsters of the Deep (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Monsters of the Deep (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1841
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Bill Hudson; Lissa
Synopsis
A tribe of cruel mermaids captures a human diver and plans on sacrificing him. Mermaid Lissy falls in love with the man. After a dramatic escape things take a turn for the worse.
Reprints
Keywords
mermaid; octopus; scuba diving; shark; skeleton

Indexer Notes

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

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

Grim Grins / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1838
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm locked out!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 unrelated gag cartoons.

No Rest for the Dead (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1842
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Undertaker Lethan Krewal (sic!) kidnaps his dream girl, kills her and keeps her as his love zombie. Unfortunately he locks himself in with her in a casket.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Told by Death himself.

The Devil's Puzzle (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1836
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle hosted by the devil himself.

The Fifth Corpse (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco Mastroserio
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1830
Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
The killer Nick Mangoti suffers from amnesia. After his last hit, he does not remember a thing - until he finds out the hard way.
Reprints

Do You Believe? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1828
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Account of superstitions around the globe

The Icy Fingers (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Strong
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young man is harassed by an invisible ghost entity. He can't shake the phantom. Things get dangerous when the ghost tries to murder the man's girlfriend.

Death Reaches Out (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1833
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A wife killer is haunted by the ghost of his victim and driven into death.

Indexer Notes

Page 1 panel 2: swipe from Alex Toth story in Who's Next? #5

Skeleton's Gibbet (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco Mastroserio
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1840
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The gambler Keith Lester commits murder to pay back his debts. Having inherited the family estate, he is dragged before a tribunal of deceased ancestors and hanged for his crime.
Reprints

Horror's Scrapbook (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1935
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Weird facts

Crime and Punishment (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1839
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Account of the travesties of medieval penal systems: torture, mutilation, deportation.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Monsters of the Deep
  2. 1. Monsters of the Deep
  3. 2. ["I'm locked out!"]
    Grim Grins
  4. 3. No Rest for the Dead
  5. 4. The Devil's Puzzle
  6. 5. The Fifth Corpse
  7. 6. Do You Believe?
  8. 7. The Icy Fingers
  9. 8. Death Reaches Out
  10. 9. Skeleton's Gibbet
  11. 10. Horror's Scrapbook
  12. 11. Crime and Punishment
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike White
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Weldon Adams
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson