(August 1954)

Story Comics, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
On-sale date:
1954
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Story Comics, Inc.
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Dean Ross Piano Studios (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Patented Automatic Chord Selector

The Choker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru ?
Inks:
Ross Andru ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A necklace has been in the husband's family for generations and takes revenge on the woman who killed him by strangling her and putting the blame on her boyfriend who hangs for her murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative by a choker, a diamond necklace.

Stops "Bed Wetting" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Gary Pharmacal Co. Dry-Tabs

Price Smash (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Dept. M dresses

The Coward (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Savage ?
Inks:
Bill Savage ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Butcher father breaks up son's engagement and son disembowels him in revenge in a very EC-esque tale. "Who's gutless now? Eh, eh, eh."
Reprints:

Horror of the Guerrilla (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellen Lynn
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Tim Chapman steals penicillin to sell on the French black market. But when he double crosses the local guerilla, he has to pay with his life.

Beauty and the Beast (Table of Contents)

Mother Ghoul's Nursery Tale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Woman avoids the executioner by promising to bring the king the fortune of the Beast. She tries for months to get the beast to kiss her and turn into a prince, but he avoids her. She tries to kill him & fails. When she does kiss him, he turns into a handsome prince and she turns into a hideous beast.

Stops "Nail Biting" Habit Instantly (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Elmorene Co. for anti-nail biting formula

400 Movie & TV Star Pictures (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hollywood Star Pix

Blood Thirsty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Beck ?
Inks:
Dick Beck ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Girl visits her grandmother and becomes convinced she is a vampire. Granny is incensed and insulted because she is really a ghoul and kills her granddaughter in fit of pique.
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Prizes Given (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for The FUNman Fun Club

Beads Contain Water from the Miraculous Fountain at Lourdes (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Inspiration Guild, Inc. prayer beads (which, in an ultra-violent horror comic, is pretty amusing)

Do You Need Money? (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Cheerful Card Company

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dean Ross Piano Studios
  3. 2. The Choker
  4. 3. Stops "Bed Wetting"
  5. 4. Price Smash
  6. 5. The Coward
  7. 6. Horror of the Guerrilla
  8. 7. Beauty and the Beast
    Mother Ghoul's Nursery Tale
  9. 8. Stops "Nail Biting" Habit Instantly
  10. 9. 400 Movie & TV Star Pictures
  11. 10. Blood Thirsty
  12. 11. Prizes Given
  13. 12. Beads Contain Water from the Miraculous Fountain at Lourdes
  14. 13. Do You Need Money?
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