(May 1953)

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

Issue Notes

WEB OF EVIL May, 1953. Vol. 1 No. 4 Published bi-monthly by Comic Magazines, 347 Madison Avenue, New York, N. Y. Arrival date is Jan. 20, 1953.


Monster of the Mist (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Monster of the Mist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Marine biologist Dr. Mornay discovers a giant sea serpent and keeps it close to study the creature. Mornay feeds the beast with sheep, but only teaches it a lust for blood. Mornay’s son and his fiancée arrive and help him prepare a deadly bait.
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Crime Circus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An ensemble of circus artistes decides to make some big money and operates as a gang of criminals. Masterminded by the “midget” Lilliput they rob and steal. But ghost-like Fate steps in and sabotages their heists. In the end the last remaining members kill off each other.

Satan's Spectacles (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Citron ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The devil sets a trap for optometrist Harry Lenz. In disguise he lets him have magic glasses which reveal the thoughts of others. At a moment’s notice, Lenz goes for a life of crime and high finance. Years later Satan comes to collects his dues. Surprisingly not Lenz’ soul, but just his eyesight.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

From Outer Space (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes Statement of Ownership at bottom of page.

Dance of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John Drune runs the "Devil's Den" night club. Because he's too cheap to buy a fireproof dress, his dancer Helen perishes in a dangerous flame dance. She returns from the grave to teach him a dancing lesson.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Monster of the Mist
  2. 1. Monster of the Mist
  3. 2. Crime Circus
  4. 3. Satan's Spectacles
  5. 4. From Outer Space
  6. 5. Dance of Death
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore