(January 1954)

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

Fountain of Fear (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks:
Mike Peppe ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Chewing Gum! Reduce (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for losing weight with chewing gum from American Healthaids Co.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also includes indicia.

Fountain of Fear (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1761

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An escaped convict finds the fountain of youth. He tries to change his appearance by getting younger, but vengeful Indian spirits won't let him leave the fountain.
Reprints:

The Black Candle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Gene Fawcette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1778

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The witch Mortella fabricates a black candle, meant to bring death to her pious neighbor.

Boys, Girls, Men, Women! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for selling Christian mottos to win prizes from the FUNman.

["Buhram..."] (Table of Contents)

Horror's Scrapbook / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1776

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Buhram
Synopsis:
Weird facts.

The Coin of Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
W. W. Jacobs (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy ?; Mike Peppe ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy
Job Number:
B-1563

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Three wishes come true by the magic of a beggar's coin. But there's a horrible price to pay.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story "The Monkey's Paw". See http://thehorrorsofitall.blogspot.com/2008/11/coin-of-evil-mask-of-graff...

Borrow Money by Mail! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad to borrow money from the State Finance Company.

Horror Maze (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1760

Hands of Fate (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gordon Jones (credited)
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
C 1624 B 1471

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A madman chops off the hands of steel workers. He is lured into a police trap and caught.

The Prophecy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1752

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Carlotta sees death in the cards for thief Chuck Hanson. He kills Carlotta and is doomed to die by water. He does so after weeks on the run.
Reprints:

Aria in Blood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos ?
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1756

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An attempt to get the lead role in an opera goes terribly wrong.
Reprints:

The Man They Could Not Hang (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1408

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sam Johns
Synopsis:
Sam Johns is sentenced to hang for a crime he didn't commit, but the trap on the scaffold refuses to open when he is about to be hung.

The Wig (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Roy (signed)
Inks:
Mike Roy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Field
Job Number:
B-1762

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A barber kills a man and steals his hair for a wig, but the wig seeks revenge.
Reprints:

The Mask of Graffenwehr (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1767

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tamis Kahn
Synopsis:
Tamis Kahn gazes into the face of a woman he killed earlier in the day.
Reprints:

Gain More Weight (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for More-Wate Co.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Daisy (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Red Ryder Daisy guns.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fountain of Fear
  2. 1. Chewing Gum! Reduce
  3. 2. Fountain of Fear
  4. 3. The Black Candle
  5. 4. Boys, Girls, Men, Women!
  6. 5. ["Buhram..."]
    Horror's Scrapbook
  7. 6. The Coin of Evil
  8. 7. Borrow Money by Mail!
  9. 8. Horror Maze
  10. 9. Hands of Fate
  11. 10. The Prophecy
  12. 11. Aria in Blood
  13. 12. The Man They Could Not Hang
  14. 13. The Wig
  15. 14. The Mask of Graffenwehr
  16. 15. Gain More Weight
  17. 16. Daisy
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
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  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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