(November 1952)

Standard, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Time Is the Killer (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested John Giunta? for art credits.

The Betraying Hands (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1304

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Art painter commits murder, and his "guilty" hands start working on their own, depicting scenes of the crime. To stop this treachery, the painter has his hands amputated, but they come back to strangle him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Sekowsky for inking credits as well.

The Ghosts in Blue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1263

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Country lady encounters ghosts of Civil War soldiers.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Moon Madness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz (signed)
Inks:
Jack Katz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1306

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Hobo Emil is bitten by a rabid dog and turns into a werewolf. The townsfolk hunt him down.

Blood Orchid (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harrison Hendrix
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Nephew murders rich uncle, but the local sheriff detects the grave under a flowerbed.

The Smiling Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1283

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The killer Otto Grotz is followed by a smiling man. He surrenders to the police, only to find out that the smiling man was another gangster - and not a detective stalking him.

Indexer Notes

Story submitted by Carl Wessler on 26 May 1952.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Vampires (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1261

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
How to deal with vampires.

Time Is the Killer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ross Andru
Job Number:
B-1266

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After a deadly incident in a clock shop, bodies are stored away in grandfather clocks. Restless as they are, the dead come to take revenge upon their murderer, bringing those clocks along with them.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Time Is the Killer
  2. 1. The Betraying Hands
  3. 2. The Ghosts in Blue
  4. 3. Moon Madness
  5. 4. Blood Orchid
  6. 5. The Smiling Man
  7. 6. Vampires
  8. 7. Time Is the Killer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson