(October 1954)

Master Comics, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Master Comics Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Hy Fleishman ?
Inks:
Hy Fleishman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Clutch of the Devil Fish (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A sadistic seafaring band of brothers kills whales. Some for money, some just for sport. This arouses the anger of the "devil fish", a giant octopus. Changing form, the octopus comes aboard as the lovely maiden Myra - killing off the brothers one after the other.

Flames of Hate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald Altman (signed)
Inks:
Gerald Altman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Pierre, an old executioner, hires a young assistant, Jean, to help him with his work. Which is to burn people at the stake. When Jean hits it off with Marianne, Pierre's lovely wife, Pierre seethes with jealousy and "accidentally" burns Jean on the pyre. Marianne is heartbroken. Jean returns from the grave, frightens Pierre to death and takes Marianne with him.

Shot by a Corpse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellen Lynn
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
First-person-narrative of "a racketeer's moll": When the gang kidnaps a little boy, the woman goes soft and smuggles a confession to the police.

The Living-Dead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John D'Agostino (signed)
Inks:
John D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ivor Blau, lost in the wintery woods of the Black Forest, comes to a lonely house. A lovely girl, Vania, takes him in. Something is strange. Soon Ivor learns that the house is populated with half-dead zombies (a result of a Nazi experiment) and he, Ivor (as the son of the evil Nazi doctor), has to pay with his blood.
Reprints:

Mountain Madness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ben and Alan are friends and work as lawyers in the same firm. When Alan gets to be junior partner, Ben is furious and plans his murder. On a mountain trip he pushes Alan into the abyss. Returning to the scene of the crime months later, Ben is attacked by the undead Alan and flung down the mountain to his death.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Clutch of the Devil Fish
  3. 2. Flames of Hate
  4. 3. Shot by a Corpse
  5. 4. The Living-Dead
  6. 5. Mountain Madness
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Keith Smith