(January 1953)

Standard, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Hades Highway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz (signed)
Inks:
Jack Katz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy
Job Number:
B-1399

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Road worker Carter murders his colleague and buries him using a steamroller. He is haunted by a tar-covered black ghost and slowly drifts into insanity. When Carter kills another person, he is finally arrested and regains his peace of mind.

The Cloak of a Corpse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo ?
Inks:
John Celardo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1298

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When a man steals a hanged man's robe, the dead comes to visit him and retrieves his cloak.

The Devil in Massachusetts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1419

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An odd thunderstorm spares the house of a woman writing a book about witchcraft.

The Plant of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Marcus (signed)
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy
Job Number:
B-1412

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Explorer kills his rival and breeds a flesh-eating plant out of his remains.

No Trespassing (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
H. Hendryx
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A boy spends a night in a haunted house encountering the ghosts of former inhabitants.

Indexer Notes

text with spot illustrations.

The Fangs of Fate! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Rocke] (signed)
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Rocke] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton
Job Number:
B-1370

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dr. Kissack runs a snake farm. When threatened by a neighbor, Kissack kills the man and disposes of the body as snake fodder. His monster python grows ever large on this special diet. Rampaging through town, the beast gets killed and Kissack meets his fate.

General Moulton and the Devil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Ross Andru
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Field
Job Number:
B-1130

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Moulton bargains with Satan to make him a rich man. When he gets too greedy, the devil withdraws the fortune but insists on the general's soul.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Ugliest Man in the World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz (signed)
Inks:
Jack Katz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1358

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Actor Ron Carney is challenged to come up with a horrible make-up for his next horror movie. A mysterious stranger introduces him to the sect of "The Ugly Ones" and deforms his face in a cruel way. After having wrapped up the movie successfully, Carney wants to dispose of his ugly face, but is stuck with it.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Hades Highway
  3. 2. The Cloak of a Corpse
  4. 3. The Devil in Massachusetts
  5. 4. The Plant of Doom
  6. 5. No Trespassing
  7. 6. The Fangs of Fate!
  8. 7. General Moulton and the Devil
  9. 8. The Ugliest Man in the World
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony Oliva
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome