(September 1954)

Quality Comics, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing:
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color:
color cover
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Scared to Death (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Messenger From Beyond (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Small-time crook Zero Martin is shot by mobster Big Eddie and dies on the operating table. A pact with dead gangsters from beyond brings him back to life. The ghosts may use Martin’s body to avenge their deaths; and a ruthless Martin becomes the new crime czar – until one of the ghosts seeks out a deadly confrontation.

Scared to Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Medical student Guy Bradbury is victim of a cruel prank. Three of his friends scare him with a corpse, because Bradbury believes in supernatural phenomena. Bradbury is accidentally mutilated and fakes his own death. Years later he returns to teach his doctor friends a grim lesson.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Cover story.

The Inhuman Creature (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Unconquered mount Karachi claims two victims and is furthermore haunted by a wild man attacking the next mountaineering expeditions. When the first victim’s son, Jean Beauchamp, arrives on the mountain top, he is shocked to learn that the “monster” is none other than his missing father.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Dead Man's Return (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Crypt of the Living (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ravielli
Inks:
Louis Ravielli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In the Texas countryside sheriff Peters has to deal with father and daughter Eaglesham – risen from the tomb to claim back their land. The supposedly walking dead, however, are a couple of impostors trying to get hold of a valuable Uranium lode.

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Scared to Death
  2. 1. The Messenger From Beyond
  3. 2. Scared to Death
  4. 3. The Inhuman Creature
  5. 4. Dead Man's Return
  6. 5. Crypt of the Living
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore