(November 1952)

Key Publications, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Aragon Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Stanley Morse
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior, glossy covers
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro ?
Inks:
Bernard Baily ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Rat-Trap (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Inks:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Charlie; fat rat
Synopsis:
A prisoner feeds a rat visiting him in his jail cell. He keeps feeding the animal, because the fatter the rat gets, the more the prison bars are spreading - offering him a chance to escape. One day the prisoner is given no food - and the rat feeds on him.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Man With the Green Thumb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Robbins
Inks:
Ed Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Dana; Tony Drago
Synopsis:
Dr. Dana develops a formula which gives him plant-like capabilities. His newly acquired invulnerability provokes the envy of mobster Tony Drago. Drago tries to take the formula form Dana, but is killed.
Reprints:

The Cycle! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Inks:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Pago
Synopsis:
A pearl is the catalyst for murder, over and over, as greedy men fall victim like dominoes to its allure.
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The Worm Turns (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A giant worm cracks through the earth's crust. After being bombarded with an atomic bomb, he splits in many parts and continues to attack.

They Saw the Light (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frollo ?
Inks:
Frank Frollo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Arctic explorers find a mountain out of uranium ore, but the radiation changes them into monstrous fiends.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Sheldon Moldoff for pencils.

Sarcophagus of Sandola! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hy Fleishman (signed)
Inks:
Hy Fleishman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Robert Morgan; Queen Sandola; Ahmond
Synopsis:
Tourist Robert Morgan travels through Egypt and is lost in a sand storm. He finds refuge in a cave where the noble woman Sandola protects him from a snake and leads him back to the city. Sandola disappears all of a sudden, and Morgan learns that he must have met the ghost of an ancient queen, dead for two thousand years.

Indexer Notes

Narrated by masked host (Mister Mystery).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Rat-Trap
  3. 2. The Man With the Green Thumb
  4. 3. The Cycle!
  5. 4. The Worm Turns
  6. 5. They Saw the Light
  7. 6. Sarcophagus of Sandola!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin