(October-November 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
On-sale date:
1952-07-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing:
Ben Martin
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Payment in Full (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ray Willner
Inks:
Ray Willner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

The Stalking Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky ?
Inks:
Sol Brodsky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Brodsky art per Nick Caputo, July 2015.
This story is a swipe of Bram Stoker's "The Squaw".
Writer credit suggested from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Cagliostro - Swindler or Superman? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Giggles and Ghosts (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 single-panel cartoons

Wings of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A hunter kills a rare snow eagle that the locals consider the king of birds. The birds in the forest swarm the killer and get revenge for their fallen king.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Graveyard Guffaws (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 single-panel cartoons

Spirit Spasms (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 single-panel cartoons

All the King's Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Duffy lettering per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Ben Oda.
Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Payment in Full
  3. 2. The Stalking Doom
  4. 3. Cagliostro - Swindler or Superman?
  5. 4. Giggles and Ghosts
  6. 5. Wings of Death
  7. 6. Graveyard Guffaws
  8. 7. Spirit Spasms
  9. 8. All the King's Men
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike White
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Nick Caputo
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Walls
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson