(September 1997)

Gemstone, 1997 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.45 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gemstone Publishing
Brand:
An Entertaining EC Comic
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover blurb "Famous 1950s EC Comics!" was not part of the original cover.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Inks:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Melv Neanderthal (statue)
Reprints:

Li'l Melvin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed); Basil Wolverton (one panel on page 7)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed); Basil Wolverton (one panel on page 7)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Li'l Melvin; Rosie June; Pappy; Mammy; Popeye lampoon; Lil' Turtle; Beulah Witch; Ollie; Jody The Coyote; Marryin' Irving; various "Pogo" characters
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of "Li'l Abner" comic strip. Last panel on page 7 may be partly by Basil Wolverton.

The Quite-A-Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Berry Fitsgerry (also spelled Fitzgerry); John Weighin; Melvin O'Rourke; Mary Kin O'Hura; Mrs. Nitwit; Big Red Will Kin O'Hura; various "Pogo" characters
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of "The Quiet Man" movie.

Pan-Mail (Table of Contents)

Pan-Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen A. Geppi?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Albert B. Feldstein; William M. Gaines
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding Panic #2 and Shock #10 from: Carlos M. Federici; Bob La Tremouille; Rick Olson; Paul Dale Roberts; Richard Jepeal; Wilhelm Murg; David Dellario; "Exasperated". Also reprinted illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
tyepset

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Untitled short text feature "interview" with 3-D movie patron.

Mother Goon's Nertzery Rhymes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Old King Cole; little girl; Mary Quite Contrary; Jack Be Nimble; Black Sheep; Three Men; Old Mother Hubbard; Old Mother Hubbard's dog; Little Jack Horner; Jack; Jill; Little Miss Muffet; Little Tommy Tucker; Chef; Humpty-Dumpty; Mary; Peter, Peter; Peter, Peter's wife; Three Blind Mice
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mother Goose parodies.

Strike It Richly! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Worryin' Hulk; Morris (Morose); Mrs. Imogene Fafufnick; Albert B. Feldstein; William M. Gaines; Arnold Minstermiser; Walt Kelly?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of TV game show "Strike It Rich!".

Subscribe! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
  • From ads for the EC Fan-Addicts club in various EC comics of 1954, but text is modified.

Indexer Notes

House ad for subscriptions to Gemstone Publishing's EC Comics reprints.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Li'l Melvin
  3. 2. The Quite-A-Man
  4. 3. Pan-Mail
    Pan-Mail
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Mother Goon's Nertzery Rhymes
  7. 6. Strike It Richly!
  8. 7. Subscribe!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne