(December 1952)

Youthful, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Youthful Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Adolphe Barreaux
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Screaming Skull (Table of Contents)

Chilling Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Fox
Inks
Matt Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Screaming Skull (Table of Contents: 1)

Chilling Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Harrison [as Harrison] (signed)
Inks
Harry Harrison [as Harrison] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Leroy lettering

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Eames (death); Vezin's housekeeper; Vezin (villain, death)
Synopsis
After searching for twenty years, two explorers discover a chest containing the Green God of Death in the jungle, worth a half million dollars. One of them, greedy Vezin, kills his partner Eames and leaves his body to the dreaded soldier ants while he makes his way out of the jungle with the treasure. Eames' skull, however follows him, screeching steadily, and Vezin locks the screaming skull into the chest with The Green Death. Returning to America, Vezin throws a party, and hires a housekeeper, who lets the skull escape, which exacts revenge on his former partner.
Keywords
Brazil; Green God of Death; Motto Grasso

The Hand of Glory (Table of Contents: 2)

Chilling Tales / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Fox (signed)
Inks
Matt Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Leroy lettering

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jem; Tom; Bill
Synopsis
A mystical item is made from the hand of a dead thief that grants the user the ability to steal from anyone. But finally the spell is broken and the owner of the hand seeks revenge.
Reprints

What Is a Ghoul? (Table of Contents: 3)

Chilling Tales / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An Irish judge recalls the trial of a ghoul in 1879. The hairy and red-eyed fiend was captured feasting on a dead human body.

Pursued (Table of Contents: 4)

Chilling Tales / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Leroy lettering

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Having discovered a treasure on the ocean floor, Jake kills his partner Harry. Harry's ghost however follows him, appearing night after night. When Jake confesses to his crime, Harry goes into attack mode.

Spider Hider (Table of Contents: 5)

Chilling Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vince Napoli
Inks
Vince Napoli
Colors
?
Letters
Leroy lettering

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A war time pilot is recued from a spider-infested island and brought back to civilization. He does not feel well, however. Any person he comes in contact with is soon dying from spider bites.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
First-person narrative

How 'Mini-Gym' turns plant "drip" into Success Dynamo (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hey Skinny...Yer ribs are showing (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Screaming Skull
    Chilling Tales
  2. 1. The Screaming Skull
    Chilling Tales
  3. 2. The Hand of Glory
    Chilling Tales
  4. 3. What Is a Ghoul?
    Chilling Tales
  5. 4. Pursued
    Chilling Tales
  6. 5. Spider Hider
    Chilling Tales
  7. 6. How 'Mini-Gym' turns plant "drip" into Success Dynamo
  8. 7. Hey Skinny...Yer ribs are showing
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Craig Delich
  • Tom Zsolt
  • Mark Gordon
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin