(September 1953)

Stanley Morse, 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
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
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The Gossips (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Three fiendish old ladies spread hateful rumors about other people, driving them into suicide. The dead, however, come back from the grave and take cruel revenge.
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Indexer Notes

Infamous final panel depicting the severed and mutiladed heads of the ladies, put on spikes.

Vampire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald Altman
Inks:
? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Attractive vampire lady feeds on a group of hobos. The last one manages to impale the creature on a tree branch.
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When The Deep Purple Falls (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A murderous vampire depends on the assistance of trained hawks to wake him at night. With the summer comes the arrival of martins and swallows. These birds drive the hawks away. The vampire can't rise again and will starve in his hiding place.

The Clock Maker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald Altman
Inks:
Gerald Altman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
With the help of a witch woman watchmaker Ben Loftus creates lifelike timepieces. When his wife Lois betrays him and plans to kill him, Loftus bewitches them to murder each other.
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Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested A. C. Hollingsworth ? for pencils and inks.

Custom-Made Murder! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro ?
Inks:
Eugene Hughes ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A man wants to get rid of his unfaithful wife and seeks the services of a contract killer named "R. Sennic". The job is accepted, but the man has to die himself.

Indexer Notes

The comic story version of Mister Mystery #11's text story "First Come, First Served!"

The Picnic! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Hugo Brandt loves to engorge himself on food. He meets a lovely woman who shows interest in him. On a picnic he discovers why - she's a vampire looking for fat prey.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Gossips
  3. 2. Vampire
  4. 3. When The Deep Purple Falls
  5. 4. The Clock Maker
  6. 5. Custom-Made Murder!
  7. 6. The Picnic!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin