(May 1953)

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:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Beauty and the Beast! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (partly)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (partly)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dress designer Van Shnapier is ugly beyond description. He builds himself a robot woman to model his designs. Mabel obeys his every wish, but in a fit of fury Shnapier hits her - thus damaging the model and making her run berserk.

Indexer Notes

"o.t. ""Robot Woman""; CAP from WEIRD MYSTERIES #2"
Story has been heavily reworked, panels rearranged and other artwork has been added.

The Marriage of Life and Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Knoff (signed)
Inks:
Milt Knoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Young couple Nick and Dora are in love. Nick hopes to lift a family curse by marrying Dora, for he committed a heinous crime in a former life. But something goes wrong at the wedding.

First Come, First Served! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A man visits a contract killer to plan the murder of his unfaithful wife. The killer, however, has made a contract with the wife first.

Yakity-Yakity-Yak! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Smalle
Inks:
Mike Esposito?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Synopsis:
Inventor Larry ecapes into the cave men past from his nagging wife. There he mates with a cave girl and is confronted with more nagging.

Mr. Mystery's Morgue (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Review of issue #9 by "Bobby Stewart". Could this be fanzine publisher Bhob Stewart?

The Little Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Orphan child Gloria lives with her hateful aunt Harriet. Gloria likes animals in the house, which the aunt strictly forbids. Harriet confronts Gloria's newest pet - with deadly consequences.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Beauty and the Beast!
  3. 2. The Marriage of Life and Death!
  4. 3. First Come, First Served!
  5. 4. Yakity-Yakity-Yak!
  6. 5. Mr. Mystery's Morgue
  7. 6. The Little Monster
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin