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(September 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Orgy of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Greedy Dr. Morgan discovers the remnants of a Phoenician cult on a remote island. He’s willing to sacrifice his niece Lela and his pilot Alan to get his hands on the lost treasure of Moloch. But tables are turned when the earth starts to quake and a volcano erupts.
Reprints:

The Man Who Saw Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The Hindu mystic Arnar lets John Durrand wear a death-foreseeing magic ring. If John encounters a person with a blank face, that person is going to die in the next minute. The visions drive Durrand almost insane. He passes the ring on to a jeweler.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer Saltarella suggested Vernon Henkel? for pencils and inks.

The Spectre's Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Mob gunman Barker Crane retires from his killing career and aims for a life of respectability. Whenever Crane has his picture taken, the photograph will reveal a ghostly rotting zombie looming behind him. Crane tries to find the man in the picture, but does not succeed and – demoralized and worn out – turns himself in to the police.
Reprints:

Vampire Valley (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The House Where Horror Lived (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John Carlton, “The Bravest Man Alive”, and his man-servant, Drake, spend a night in a haunted house. Drake, however, rigged the place to teach Carlton a lesson in fear. The terror proves to be too stark for Carlton who drops dead from fright.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Orgy of Death
  3. 2. The Man Who Saw Doom
  4. 3. The Spectre's Face
  5. 4. Vampire Valley
  6. 5. The House Where Horror Lived
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore