(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).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You say you found Hercules this way?"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Mumblin's from the Morgue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Patter of Little Feet
  6. 5. Hatchet Man
  7. 6. Ruby Riddle
  8. 7. Mystery at Midnight
  9. 8. The Pied Piper of Flame
  10. 9. Paid in Full
  11. 10. Just a Little Farther
  12. 11. When You Die!
  13. 12. The Malay Boot
  14. 13. Crash Report
  15. 14. The Cheap Skate
  16. 15. Living Doll
  17. 16. Oddities in Miniature: One of the Strangest Stories Ever Told
  18. 17. Valley of Corpses
  19. 18. Birth After Death
  20. 19. The Man Who Fled from the Future
  21. 20. The Haunted Room
  22. 21. Beware of the Cat
  23. 22. The Gool Strikes
  24. 23. Invisible Link
  25. 24. The House That Tried To Kill Me
  26. 25. The Curse of the Crystal Ball
  27. 26. Dead Voice Calling
  28. 27. Grounds for Death
  29. 28. Doom in the Tomb
  30. 29. The Whisper of Egypt
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
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