(July 1953)

Standard, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
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)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Corpse That Came to Dinner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall [as C] (signed)
Inks:
Mike Peppe [as P] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1645

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A young couple returns from their honeymoon. They learn that a friend has committed suicide, because he had wanted to marry the girl. The friend's corpse climbs out of his grave and lays siege to the couple's apartment.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Human Hyena of Pirra (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1659

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Hunter shoots a were-hyena in Northern Africa.

Indexer Notes

top half of page is an ad for Slinky toy with art by the Double Bubble Fleer artist.

Art id by Ger Apeldoorn.

The Horror of Candle Lodge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1642

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ghost of US-American freedom fighter slays the descendants of British soldiers who lured him into a trap.

Battle of Edge Hill (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1630

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Eye-witnesses confirm the "fata morgana" of a ghost battle in the sky.

Indexer Notes

top half of page is an ad for Funman prize company

Till Death Do Us Part (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1622

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Charles finds out that her sister's husband is keeping him from his inheritance by pretending the sister still to be alive. She died some time ago and is paraded through town as a veiled mummy.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from discussion on GCD-main (April 12, 2011).

High Hung the Witch (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Marvin
Pencils:
John Celardo ? (illustrations)
Inks:
John Celardo ? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Barkham in New England. Cob Hathorne, descendant of a witch hunter, comes to visit and is killed by a surviving witch who stayed young through the centuries.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Gunnvor the Sorceress (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1639

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Account of Icelandic saga about madwoman Gunnvor, who could not be killed and haunted her people in many different shapes.

Hanged by the Neck (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1640

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The magician El Rondo grows jealous of his assistant and hangs him on stage (during a magic routine). Haunted by the man's ghost, El Rondo meets his fate getting payed back in kind.
Reprints:

The Spanish Steed (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin ?
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Wanting to tame a legendary gray stallion, a sportsman is suddenly faced with a centaur.

Indexer Notes

Art id by Ger Apeldoorn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Corpse That Came to Dinner
  3. 2. The Human Hyena of Pirra
  4. 3. The Horror of Candle Lodge
  5. 4. Battle of Edge Hill
  6. 5. Till Death Do Us Part
  7. 6. High Hung the Witch
  8. 7. Gunnvor the Sorceress
  9. 8. Hanged by the Neck
  10. 9. The Spanish Steed
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  • Gary L. Watson
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  • Peter Croome
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