(January 1953)

Star Publications, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Star Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Star Comic
Editing:
L. B. Cole
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Spook Detective Cases on cover only; indicia reads Spook.

Available as a scan at digitalcomicmuseum.com.


The Headless Horror (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks:
L. B. Cole
Colors:
L. B. Cole
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

"Hanging" cover.

Headless Horror! (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield?
Inks:
Ken Battefield?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Headless Horseman!"

The Sensitive Killer (Table of Contents)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Johnny Burro
Reprints:
  • from ? [original title: "Six Feet Under"]

Crazy to Kill (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Shattered Alibi."

Double Cross to Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Smart Guy."

The Face of Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Madame Rachel." Completely new first page here. Acid in face story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Headless Horror
  2. 1. Headless Horror!
    Sergeant Spook
  3. 2. The Sensitive Killer
    A True Crime Story
  4. 3. Crazy to Kill
  5. 4. Double Cross to Death
  6. 5. The Face of Horror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson