(September 1952)

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:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Bayou Vengeance (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Roussos ?
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Phantom Bus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1154

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Lawyer Kegler comes to the lonely town of Coultonville and gets drawn into an old tragedy. After a ride on a phantom bus and a dance on the cemetery, Kegler is haunted by the ghost of a dead girl.

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Ghost Portraits (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1102

Genre:
horror-suspense

Bayou Vengeance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1155

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The not-too-bright handyman Louis robs the dead Miss Caroline of her diamond ring to give it to his sweetheart Nanette. Miss Caroline returns from the grave and demands back her precious ring. In a bayou quicksand showdown Louis loses his life.

Dr. Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After a car accident, a man drags himself into a doctor's house and passes out on the floor. He awakens and finds his wounds treated well, but has to learn from the neighbors that the doctor died the previous night.

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Death by Darkness (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Marvin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When Jed Runston finally has the courage to kill his longtime blackmailer Silas Hager, he is haunted by the gangster's ghost and dies trying to cover the tracks of his murder.

Indexer Notes

story has 2 spot illustrations

Mirror of Hate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Ross Andru
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1145

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The evil and disfigured Lucia kills her half-sister Diane so she won't marry Ted, the man she loves herself. The desperate Lucia commits suicide and her soul is trapped in a mirror. The evil soul in the mirror takes possession of the next woman Ted loves - and a struggle for life and death ensues.

Peg Powler (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1119

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man encounters Peg Powler, "the green-haired haunt" of English rivers.
Reprints:

The Eerie Glen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1146

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A young man feels sick and goes to bed with a fever. In the night, his dead father comes for him and shows him his new home, the eerie glen. When the young man returns into town, he finds that everybody is ignoring him. Reaching the house, he discovers a society of mourners around a coffin. The young man has obviously died during the night.

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bayou Vengeance
  2. 1. The Phantom Bus
  3. 2. Ghost Portraits
  4. 3. Bayou Vengeance
  5. 4. Dr. Death
  6. 5. Death by Darkness
  7. 6. Mirror of Hate
  8. 7. Peg Powler
  9. 8. The Eerie Glen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson