(Winter 1953)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fiction House, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (managing editor) ?
Format:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; Full Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Indicia: GHOST COMICS, No. 9, 1953. Published by Fiction House, Inc., 1658 Summer Street, Stamford, Connecticut. T.T. Scott, Pres.; J.F. Byrne, Mgr. Editor; Jerry Iger, Art Director. Contents copyrighted 1953 by Fiction House, Inc. For advertising rates: Advertising Director, Fiction House, Inc., 1658 Summer Street, Stamford, Connecticut. Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for 3-D Sheena & 3-D Circus comics.

The Devil Seeds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belcastro (signed) [as "Johnny Bell"]
Inks:
John Belcastro (signed) [as "Johnny Bell"]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Egyptologists use a farmer’s field to plant ancient seeds from a tomb in the desert. The farmer does not approve of what’s growing there. It comes down to a duel between man and flesh-eating plant.

The Thing That Walked At Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fred Ackers; Alice Ackers; Joan Ackers
Synopsis:
Fred and Alice adoopt a child only to learn that the child has a terrible secret.
When the girl develops werewolf tendencies, they try everything to protect her. But in the end Fred decides that Joan has to die.
Reprints:

The Throwback (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Discount (signed)
Inks:
Bill Discount (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Deformed man gets a job posing as a Neanderthal man in a cave. Original Neanderthal cave drawings on the wall come alive and claim him as one of their own.

Monster Fang! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Climbing a mountain, a group of climbers meet ghosts of their criminal past and die one by one.

The Monster of the Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. Albert (signed)
Inks:
A. Albert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Young boy Tommy comes into possession of a magic compass. An old captain and his monster friend, a Loch-Ness snake, grant him three wishes. He chooses wisely – transforming his drunken father into a caring daddy.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Devil Seeds
  4. 3. The Thing That Walked At Night
  5. 4. The Throwback
  6. 5. Monster Fang!
  7. 6. The Monster of the Sea
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  • Peter Croome
  • Frank Motler
  • Tillmann Courth
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  • Jim Walls
  • Frank Motler