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Grimm's Ghost Stories #59 [Yellow Logo Variant]
(May 1982)

Western, 1972 Series
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Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Whitman
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Cover code: 90272-205


["Chilling tales from beyond the grave!"] (Table of Contents)

Grimm's Ghost Stories / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

This is a line art cover.

The Perfect Mark (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger McKenzie
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Palin [The Amazing Palin]; Chavez; Remy; Sarge
Synopsis:
Two burglars mean to rob an old man. But they expected him to be helpless.

King of the Court! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Lasky
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Jackie; Mike Davis; Billy
Synopsis:
All the local kids consider Jackie to be 'King of the court', meaning he is the best basketball player around. When Mike challenges him, Jackie is eager to prove his mettle. However, because of a heart condition, he dies before he can, and his ghost will have to prove he is still the king.
Reprints:

Tower of Vengeance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Winston Blakely
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jake; Monk; Boss; Captain John Windsor (ghost)
Synopsis:
A couple of shipwreckers take refuge from a storm in an old lighthouse. It turns out the lighthouse is not abandoned, as they thought.

Indexer Notes

Scripter has confirmed that he is indeed a person and not a pseudonym for Robin Snyder, as was previously suggested.

The Perfect Butler (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ronald; Henry Partridge
Synopsis:
All their lives, Ronald and Henry have been master and servant. So why let death stop a good working relation?
Reprints:

The Locket (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson [as AW]
Inks:
Carlos Garzon [as CG]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Willi

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doris; Aunt; ghost girl
Synopsis:
Doris has come to visit her ageing aunt, hoping to get her hands on auntie's valuable locket. But she finds out she is not the first to covet the precious trinket.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Chilling tales from beyond the grave!"]
    Grimm's Ghost Stories
  2. 1. The Perfect Mark
  3. 2. King of the Court!
  4. 3. Tower of Vengeance
  5. 4. The Perfect Butler
  6. 5. The Locket
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein