(July 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; 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

Issue Notes

Copyright 1953 by Comic Magazines.


The Man Who Died Twice (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Man Who Died Twice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Lester Paley is framed for a murder he did not commit. He dies in the electric chair, but it’s all a set-up. He is only stunned by the electricity and proclaimed dead by a bribed doctor. The criminal undertaker Anson claims his body and “revives” Paley in his laboratory. He is made to believe that he can only continue living by taking Anson’s drugs. Anson commands Paley to kill the judge. Paley, however, comes to his senses, realizes that Anson framed him in the first place and takes revenge.
Reprints:

Laughter from Hell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Old and wealthy John Grome won’t part with his money, so his unfaithful wife Della joins family lawyer Loring in a fiendish plot. With the help of rubber masks and party tricks they try to drive Grome insane. But Grome sees through their machinations, pretends to have gone mad and sets up a deadly trap for the crooked couple.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Vengeful Curse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Andrew Craven leaves his friend Dave Burk to die in a hole after claiming the riches they were digging for together for himself and taunts Dave that he will marry his fiance Elsa. Before dying, Dave puts a curse on Andrew. After Andrew builds a home above the hole where Dave's corpse lies, the curse comes true destroying Andrew and Elsa.
Reprints:

Lair of Doom (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Corpse That Wouldn't Hide (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Walter Mains lives on the allowance of his wife, the successful chemical inventor Anna Mains. They both make their lives a living hell. One day Walter can’t stand it anymore, strangles Anna to death and plans to burn her in the house and make it look like she was smoking in bed. To Walter’s horror, nothing in the house will burn, because Anna invented a fireproof chemical.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Died Twice
  2. 1. The Man Who Died Twice
  3. 2. Laughter from Hell
  4. 3. The Vengeful Curse
  5. 4. Lair of Doom
  6. 5. The Corpse That Wouldn't Hide
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Mike White
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore