(December 1952)

Star Publications, 1951 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
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

indicia title: WEIRD TALES, per Frank Motler


The Ghostly Guardians!! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole
Inks
L. B. Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Across the battle-scarred hills of Korea they came, marching in death-like unison which sent chills of terror through those who witnessed the terrible manifestation.
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Ghostly Guardians (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Disbrow
Pencils
Jay Disbrow
Inks
Jay Disbrow
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Across the battle scared (sic) hills of Korea they came, marching in death-like unison which sent chills of terror through those who witnessed the terrible manifestation.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Willy Jacks
Synopsis
A wounded G.I gives his life to help his fellow soldiers on the battlefield during the Korean War. He was inspired by "The Ghostly Guardians", a group of spectral soldiers of heroic men that died on the battlefield in the past fighting for freedom.
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Weird Mr. and Mrs. Murder (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You probably heard of husband and wife teams in radio, sports, and in the circus, but have you ever heard of a Mr. and Mrs. Murder?
Genre
crime
Characters
Ann Duncan; Tom Duncan
Synopsis
Ann shoots her husband, Tom, when he decides to leave Ann for another woman.
Reprints

Death, Danger, and Deceit (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry
Inks
Merl Sage
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Five planes fail to return from a routine patrol fight.
Genre
war
Characters
Blue Bolt
Reprints

Dead Man's Mistake (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It had been a long and wearisome trip finding the jewels and Jack Adams, turning back, saw an end to it, in spite of the long safari trail to the Congo and then the ride by dugout.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Adams; Curly Cullen; N'Gona Joe; McFarl
Reprints

Valley of the Demon Monsters (Table of Contents: 5)

Jungle Jo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again Jungle Jo is called upon to protect his Tangane people from an invader...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Jungle Jo; Lura
Synopsis
An old man controls wild beasts and terrorizes a village with these monsters. After discovering that the old man controls the wild beasts, Jungle Jo confronts the old man to prevent further attacks on the villagers by the monstrous beasts.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ghostly Guardians!!
  2. 1. The Ghostly Guardians
  3. 2. Weird Mr. and Mrs. Murder
  4. 3. Death, Danger, and Deceit
    Blue Bolt
  5. 4. Dead Man's Mistake
  6. 5. Valley of the Demon Monsters
    Jungle Jo
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike White
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jay Flash
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Del Gruber
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