(July 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 editor); 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

The Medium of Murder (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Chuck Cuidera?
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Medium of Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Zakor, master medium, offers his services to underworld czar Keller. Zakor conjures ghosts from beyond to dispose of Keller’s rival mobsters. The gangster obeys his every wish, although Zakor employs a trusty assistant named Maja to commit the murders in costume. Then Zakor takes over the crime business himself and pushes Keller out of the picture. But now a real ghost appears and murders the evil Zakor.
Reprints:

The Fiend of Terror Mountain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
The brutish Roco escapes from a mental institution and finds shelter at the house of the criminal Mr. Leache. He uses Roco’s strength for a series of holdup murders and thefts. When Leache learns of a terminal illness he’s carrying, he orders Roco to kill him in an unobserved moment. The doctor, however, made a mistake and confused medical reports…

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Chic Stone ? for pencils and inks.

The Hamlet of Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John Ames and his wife Doris have a car accident in the wilderness and are taken by a gang of misshapen creatures. They plan on operating on John and Doris to transform them into members of their tribe. The couple manages to outwit them and returns to civilization.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Murder Trap (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Death's Vengeance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Curator Arthur Dunster collects Aztec relics of horror. When museum visitors laugh at his stories, the ancient artifacts come to life and prove their truth by killing the explorers who desecrated their tombs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Chic Stone ? for pencils and inks.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Medium of Murder
  2. 1. The Medium of Murder
  3. 2. The Fiend of Terror Mountain
  4. 3. The Hamlet of Horror
  5. 4. Murder Trap
  6. 5. Death's Vengeance
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore