(April 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Theater of 1,000 Thrills! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Theater of a Thousand Thrills! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
An actor wants to poison his rival, but he's tricked into confessing his plan.

Indexer Notes

Cover story
First-person narrative

Good Neighbor Spirit (Table of Contents)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky

Album of Fear! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The horror-seeking eccentric Jasper Jennings records the sounds of dying men on his portable tape machine. A man covering up a crime drives Jennings insane by making him believe he's being haunted by the voices of the dead.

Lifelong Trance (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morris Waldinger

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account of Miss Molly Fancher, who fell into a lifelong trance in 1866.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist ID by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

Silk Gauze (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morris Waldinger

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account of a séance swindle in New York.
Reprints:

Nightmare Nemesis (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; science fiction
Synopsis:
Engineer Hank is radiated while working at the atomic plant and suffers from clairvoyant delusions of machines wanting to kill him.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

England's Most Haunted House (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Borley Rectory in Suffolk, England.

The Tell-Tale Mirror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1275

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Bowers
Synopsis:
John Bowers finds a mirror that shows the future.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note 1: Inks in conflict.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Theater of 1,000 Thrills!
  2. 1. The Theater of a Thousand Thrills!
  3. 2. Good Neighbor Spirit
    Leave It to Binky
  4. 3. Album of Fear!
  5. 4. Lifelong Trance
  6. 5. Silk Gauze
  7. 6. Nightmare Nemesis
  8. 7. England's Most Haunted House
  9. 8. The Tell-Tale Mirror
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Tillmann Courth
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  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
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