(August 1953)

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

The Sealed Coffin (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Sealed Coffin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1672

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Myra and Jeff, Hollywood movie stars, travel through Africa and accidentally kill a child. When they try to just buy their way out of this tragedy, a native death cult takes revenge. Myra gets cursed with disfigurement and Jeff is trapped alive in her tomb.

Songs of St. Saens (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1649

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The French composer has a premonition about a friend's death.

Fright Cry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1668

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A young boy's governess turns out to be a witch trying to murder the child.

Appointment with Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Margaret Isbell
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
? (illoes)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
On a snowy night two men pick up a ghost hitch-hiker who shows them a phantom short cut avoiding the snow chaos.

Indexer Notes

text story with 2 illustrations

A Father's Phantom (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rocco Mastroserio (signed)
Inks:
Rocco Mastroserio (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1652

Synopsis:
A man experiences encounter with the ghost of his deceased father.

Indexer Notes

Signature "Rocke" is hidden on texture of shirt in first panel.

The Wolf Dancer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Artie Saaf (signed)
Inks:
Artie Saaf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1669

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lou Carbone
Synopsis:
Down on his luck the dancer Lou witnesses the Navaho wolf dance and steals the Indian head-dress. He is cursed to assume the features of a wolf. Turning into a wild animal, Lou is shot dead by the police.

Indexer Notes

Information from Steve Saaf from Randy Smith and Michigan State University Comic Art Collection (September 28, 2006).

Revenge at Glamis Castle (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1654

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The earl of Glamis goes mad after stabbing a fellow gambler to death.

Interlude for Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Katz
Inks:
Jack Katz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1680

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Old Jethro Sykes makes a deal with Death. He lives on, but the charitable man turns into an evil person.

Two Deaths to Die! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Little Al
Inks:
Little Al
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1406

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Executed gangster is brought back to life - and killed again by a rival.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sealed Coffin
  2. 1. The Sealed Coffin
  3. 2. Songs of St. Saens
  4. 3. Fright Cry
  5. 4. Appointment with Death
  6. 5. A Father's Phantom
  7. 6. The Wolf Dancer!
  8. 7. Revenge at Glamis Castle
  9. 8. Interlude for Death
  10. 9. Two Deaths to Die!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson