(November 1951)

Stanley Morse, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Media Publications, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Stanley Morse
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior, glossy covers
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Brand on cover reads "mr. Publications"
Indicia reads: "Edward Haas, Pres., Michael V. Esposito, Vice-Pres., Louis M. Marks, Advtg. Rep. [...] Editor: Harry Kantor."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Subway Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo] (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Patrolman Dave Whitley is transferred to "Department G", a secret police squad fighting a race of hideous and man-eating underground monsters terrorizing the subway.

Imagination (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The boy Melvin seems to have an imaginary friend. When psychiatrist Drew investigates he learns that Melvin is in contact with the ghost of a suicidal woman.

Spectre of the Seance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Moe Marcus (signed)
Inks:
Moe Marcus (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A fake "Swami" rips off old ladies at seances. When his partner dies in an accident, the swami actually sees his ghost.

Ghosts... What About Them? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
First case presented from the "proceedings" of the "Society For Physical Research" of England:
The specter of a nun appears before an English reverend.

The Envelope (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Stern
Inks:
Charles Stern
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mister Mystery (host); Sir Archibald Whitestone; Michael Demio (hunter, explorer); Hank Antor
Synopsis:
A traveller gets into trouble presenting an envelope with a piece of paper. No one knows the meaning of the words written there, but they infuriate any reader.

Indexer Notes

Michael Gilbert notes in Alter Ego #119 (August 2013) that the host, Mister Mystery, MAY have been drawn by someone other than Stern.

The Coffin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Inks:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man dying on the operating table dreams about a coffin he has to find.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Subway Terror
  3. 2. Imagination
  4. 3. Spectre of the Seance
  5. 4. Ghosts... What About Them?
  6. 5. The Envelope
  7. 6. The Coffin
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Per Sandell
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