(Fall 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1952 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Entire issue (except for cover and ads) is reprinted in Amazing Ghost Stories (St. John, 1954 series) #14.


[A man and a woman being chased out of the ocean] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Popp (painted)
Inks:
Walter Popp (painted)
Colors:
Walter Popp (painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Death Dolls (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Goldfarb [as Goldfarb]
Inks:
Robert Baer [as Baer]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dolls are seen committing crimes and a man becomes a doll to find out what was really happening.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note at bottom of first page says "Copyright 1952 by Approved Comics"

The Devil from The Deep (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee J. Ames
Inks:
Lee J. Ames
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Men bring a mermaid in from the ocean, but find out she has a taste for human flesh.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credit from the reprint.

Ghosts - With a Sense of Humor! (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Article about poltergeists.
Reprints:

An Eye for an Eye (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A doctor accidentally blinds a man during surgery, and the man gets revenge.
Reprints:

Dream Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Goldfarb [as Goldfarb]
Inks:
Robert Baer [as Baer]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A statue comes to life and becomes whatever the men around her want her to be.
Reprints:

The Pit and the Pendulum (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adaptation); Edgar Allan Poe (adapted from)
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man goes nearly mad being tortured in Spain.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [A man and a woman being chased out of the ocean]
  2. 1. The Death Dolls
  3. 2. The Devil from The Deep
  4. 3. Ghosts - With a Sense of Humor!
  5. 4. An Eye for an Eye
  6. 5. Dream Girl
  7. 6. The Pit and the Pendulum
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Alexandros Diamantidis
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne