(Winter 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

The Grim Reaper (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Inks:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Colors:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit authenticated by article in ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE No. 18 Winter 2007.

Famous American Ghosts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Short entries about five different ghosts.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Indicia is at the bottom of the page.

The Vampires from Venus! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed); Howard Nostrand (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Powell; Howard Nostrand (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
Jake Zukosky; Mike Zukosky
Synopsis:
Two brothers rescue a space traveler who plants blood-sucking vines in their cellar.
Reprints:

The Grim Reaper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno (signed)
Inks:
Al Carreno (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Alan Baker; Sudi Lei
Synopsis:
An international chess tournament turns into a battle with death.

The Fountain of Youth (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Don Winters; Tall Crane
Synopsis:
A businessman buys the fountain of youth from a Seminole Indian.

Here it is fellas! Send for it now! (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Lionel Train Catalogus.

The Perfect Hideout (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald McCann
Inks:
Gerald McCann
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Rocco; Wendell Whitney
Synopsis:
A thief tries to hide in the fourth dimension after he kills a scientist who showed him the gateway.

See Exciting Battle Action! (Table of Contents)

G. I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Ad for G. I. Joe No. 7.

Deadline for Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell; Howard Nostrand
Inks:
Bob Powell; Howard Nostrand
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dom Manard
Synopsis:
After he kills a payroll messenger, a robber is haunted by an old man who keeps telling him that his life will be forfeited.

Preview of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Sir Melville
Synopsis:
The vision of a man with a coffin prevents an English lord from plunging to his death in an elevator.

36-piece Electric Work Kit (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for electric tools including a drill, bits, and sanding discs.

From Beyond the Grave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty ?
Inks:
Bob McCarty ?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Ian MacPherson; Mrs. Cameron
Synopsis:
A woman's ghost summons a doctor to aid her mother.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Eerie Adventures (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Bat flying over a swamp with house in the background.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Grim Reaper
  2. 1. Famous American Ghosts
  3. 2. The Vampires from Venus!
  4. 3. The Grim Reaper
  5. 4. The Fountain of Youth
  6. 5. Here it is fellas! Send for it now!
    Lionel Trains
  7. 6. The Perfect Hideout
  8. 7. See Exciting Battle Action!
    G. I. Joe
  9. 8. Deadline for Death
  10. 9. Preview of Death
  11. 10. 36-piece Electric Work Kit
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  12. 11. From Beyond the Grave
  13. 12. Eerie Adventures
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