(1954)

Arnold Book Company, 1954 Series
 
Price:
3/6 [0-3-6 GBP]
Pages:
164
On-sale date:
1954
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
? (reprint editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Perfect Bound

["You say you found Hercules this way?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Frankenstein and Black Magic comics (Arnold Book Company).

Mumblin's from the Morgue (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as The Creepy Editors]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Editorial announcing the non-existent future issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

The Patter of Little Feet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Hercules; The General
Synopsis:
Circus strong man haunted to madness by the footsteps of a murdered midget.
Reprints:

Hatchet Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor); Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Vengeance from beyond the grave in the form of a Tong hatchet.
Reprints:

Ruby Riddle (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Mystery at Midnight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
B-305

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"Impossible" murders committed by a man who had been cut in half.
Reprints:

The Pied Piper of Flame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor); Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Paid in Full (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Just a Little Farther (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
B-318

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two criminals, lost in the desert, each planning to kill the other for the remaining water.
Reprints:

When You Die! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
B-306

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Malay Boot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man with iron will loses his leg to molten lead in the Malay Boot, showing no pain. His torturer is not so fortunate.
Reprints:

Crash Report (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
Alden Williams
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The reverse ageing effect of flying too fast.
Reprints:

The Cheap Skate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
B-336

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
If you are going to post a bomb to someone, use sufficient stamps, otherwise it will be returned to sender.
Reprints:

Living Doll (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
B-384

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Owner of shop full of murderous dolls turns out to be one himself.
Reprints:

Oddities in Miniature: One of the Strangest Stories Ever Told (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Valley of Corpses (Table of Contents)

text story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Francis James
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
  • from a 1930's pulp - no details

Birth After Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Man Who Fled from the Future (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
5418

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Haunted Room (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
5378

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A writer, working on a book about the ghosts of Europe, is sufficiently ill-advised to stay at a Hungarian inn with a haunted room. It transpires that the room is a rendezvous for supernatural creatures of the worst possible description.
Reprints:

Beware of the Cat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
5376

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Were-pussycats in old China.
Reprints:

The Gool Strikes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
5575

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Invisible Link (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor); Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Good twin, bad twin - will the execution of one also kill the other?
Reprints:

The House That Tried To Kill Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor); Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man inherits a creepy house, which he comes to believe is trying to kill him. He tries to burn it down, but the house has the last laugh.
Reprints:

The Curse of the Crystal Ball (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor); Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A cheap crystal ball - guaranteed to show the unfortunate owner exactly what he doesn't want to see and leave him blighted.
Reprints:

Dead Voice Calling (Table of Contents)

text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Francis Bragg Middleton
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
  • from a 1930's pulp magazine - no details

Grounds for Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
A-390

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Doom in the Tomb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
C-895

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A mortician seeks the secret of enbalming, and gets first hand experience of it.
Reprints:

The Whisper of Egypt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (reprint editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two guides succumb to the lure of gold to steal a sacred crocodile egg, and pay the price.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Tales from the Crypt and Haunt of Fear (Arnold Book Company).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Black Magic Album #2 (Arnold Book Company).