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(January 1953)

Quality Comics, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing:
Alfred Grenet
Color:
color cover
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Hangman's Horror (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Hangman's Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole?
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jeb Daws; Dean Slade; Beach; Gendley; Hawkins; Daniel Slade
Synopsis:
Jeb Daws is looking to run for mayor in a small town to restore democratic processes. The current corrupt mayor and his cronies want to get rid of him and frame him for murder. They then testify against him in court resulting in a guilty sentence. Jeb is condemned to die by hanging the next day. Before he dies he swears he will get revenge. Later that evening, Jebs' hanging corpse is gone and people swear that they see his ghost roaming the streets at night...
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Keywords:
ghost; hanging; scaffold

Ghost Ship (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Rival tug boat captains Hook Larson and Blackjack Grant go head to head in a small port. Grant eliminates the competition by ramming down Larson's ship. But on the anniversary of the foul deed, a ghost ship pulls into port and a hooked spectre takes revenge.
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Make-Up for Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Theater make-up artist Karl Rageese murders three actors who talked bad about him – and perishes in the same fire he layed to kill his last victim.
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The Sobbing Thing (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Corpse That Wouldn't Die! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole ?
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Andrew Granger; Carl Granger; Charles Venable
Synopsis:
Charles Venable is hired to translate an ancient book by Carl Granger in the hopes that it can reveal the secret to stoping his brother, Andrew.
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Indexer Notes

Fred Snyder, via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4603), notes a very strong resemblance between this story and the Clark Ashton Smith short story, "The Return of the Sorcerer"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hangman's Horror
  2. 1. Hangman's Horror
  3. 2. Ghost Ship
  4. 3. Make-Up for Death
  5. 4. The Sobbing Thing
  6. 5. The Corpse That Wouldn't Die!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike White
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore