(March 1952)

Stanley Morse, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
S.P.M., Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Harry Kantor
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

175 Fifth Avenue New York, NY Printed in Canada. Intended to be the third Media Publications title? The first issue shows Andru/Esposito involvement. None of the others do. Apparently the ownership change occurred while the issue was in production.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Basil Wolverton; ?
Inks:
Basil Wolverton; ?
Colors:
?

Ten Thousand Years Old! (Table of Contents)

Jerry Drago and Jill Johnson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jerry Drago; Jill Johnson
Synopsis:
Jerry Drago and Jill Johnson are abducted by a Venusian Doctor as Earth specimens. The doctor increases their life spans to an indefinite length. Jerry and Jill escape in a stolen rocket and return to Earth. Nobody believes their story, and the rocket disappears. The pair begin to use the Venusian technology they observed to improve the lot of mankind.
Reprints:
Keywords:
alien abduction; immortality; Venusian

Indexer Notes

Intended as the first of a series.

The Ghouls Who Ruled the World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
In the year 2042 a group of gangsters are restored to life by a gamma life ray.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note 1: Penciller and inker credits corrected by Denys Howard on 20 July 2004 from information provided by Jerry Bails; original penciller and inker credit was "Jon Smalle?"

Note 2: Synopsis and reprint information provided by Gussi.

Destination -- Space 22 (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Time Has Come (Table of Contents)

Alan Moore / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Bulthuis
Inks:
John Bulthuis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Alan Moore (intro); Professor Manheim (intro); Professor Fenrir (intro); Desua (intro); Jana; High One, Ruler of Moon Men
Synopsis:
Alan Moore sets forth on a journey to the Moon in a spaceship designed by Professor Manheim. He is surprised to see another spaceship. It belongs to space pirates led by Jana. Jana has captured Professor Fenrir and his daugher, Desua. Jana tells the High One, ruler of Moon Men, that the prisoners are spies. Fenrir convinces the High One that Jana is lying. The Ruler of Moon Men has Alan Moore fight Jana. The lower gravity of Earth gives him the advantage over Jana. Moore returns to Earth with Jana's ship and Fenrir and Desua in tow, planning to return them to their planet.
Keywords:
lunar people; space pirates

Indexer Notes

Penciller and inker credits corrected by Denys Howard on 20 July 2004 from information provided by Jerry Bails; original penciller and inker credit was "Bill Bulthulis?"

Trip Into Space (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Survival of the Fittest (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Morris; Sandy; Arlene; Alpha
Synopsis:
Alpha leads his fellow robots in a peaceful revolt against mankind. Sandy and Doctor Morris's daughter, Arlene, have inadequate records to prove they are human. The general is suspicious of the pair.
Keywords:
robot
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Ten Thousand Years Old!
    Jerry Drago and Jill Johnson
  3. 2. The Ghouls Who Ruled the World!
  4. 3. Destination -- Space 22
  5. 4. The Time Has Come
    Alan Moore
  6. 5. Trip Into Space
  7. 6. Survival of the Fittest
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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