(March 1953)

Comic Media, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Allen Hardy Associates
Brand:
Comic Media
Editing:
Allen Hardy
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Escape (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Thirteen convicts escape from a prison colony in a boat without any food. They get decimated by animals, quicksand bogs, hunger and cold. The last five go overboard in a storm and drift as a gruesome quintet to frighten ships passing them.
Reprints:
  • US in Danger (Comic Media, 1953 series) #11 (August 1954) [The only differences I noticed for the code change was in colors. The floating bodies were fleshed out in the code version rather than white skeletal. A hit with a poison dart was colored red in the original but not in the code version.]

Night Air (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A doctor treats a strange patient, the lovely Mara. She insists on staying indoors at night and keeping the windows strictly closed, because she feels stalked by vampires. One night the doctor ignores her pleas and is shocked to be confronted with evil.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Rudy Palais? for pencils.
First-person narrative.

History of Horror (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Accounts of cannibalism and the inquisition.

"Gruesome, Huh?" (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Review of the novels "Justine" and "Juliette" by Marquis de Sade.

Short Cut (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
The bandit and tyrant El Toro wishes to be voted for president in the republic of Saldor. He uses every dirty trick in the book to get enough votes: Bribery, intimidation, blackmail. He is elected president, but shot dead the next moment by his own vice president.

Explorer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Inks:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
A cruel captain commands an exploration into unknown territory. He kills dozens of natives and robs them of their resources.

Indexer Notes

Modernized story of Vasco Da Gama.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Escape
  3. 2. Night Air
  4. 3. History of Horror
  5. 4. "Gruesome, Huh?"
  6. 5. Short Cut
  7. 6. Explorer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Per Sandell
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk