(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.
Reprints:

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
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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
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