(March 1953)

Comic Media, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Allen Hardy Associates
Brand
Comic Media [book]
Printer
Printed in U. S. A.
Editing
Allen Hardy (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Spot Reducer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Escape (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Pete Morisi

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Thirteen convicts escape from a prison colony in a boat without any food. They get decimated by animals, quicksand bogs, hunger and cold. The last five go overboard in a storm and drift as a gruesome quintet to frighten ships passing them.
Reprints

For You....Your Family....Sweetheart....Friends (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Empire Photo-Stamps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Night Air (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A doctor treats a strange patient, the lovely Mara. She insists on staying indoors at night and keeping the windows strictly closed, because she feels stalked by vampires. One night the doctor ignores her pleas and is shocked to be confronted with evil.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Rudy Palais? for pencils.
First-person narrative.

Notes From the History of Horror (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (illustration)
Inks
Don Heck (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Accounts of cannibalism and the inquisition.
Reprints

"Gruesome, Huh?" (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (illustration)
Inks
Don Heck (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Review of the novels "Justine" and "Juliette" by Marquis de Sade.
Reprints

Short Cut (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Inks
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
The bandit and tyrant El Toro wishes to be voted for president in the republic of Saldor. He uses every dirty trick in the book to get enough votes: Bribery, intimidation, blackmail. He is elected president, but shot dead the next moment by his own vice president.
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Blackheads "Pet Hate" (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Vacutex Blackhead Remover / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Explorer (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tewks (signed as Tewks)
Inks
Tewks (signed as Tewks)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
A cruel captain commands an exploration into unknown territory. He kills dozens of natives and robs them of their resources.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Modernized story of Vasco Da Gama.

Kill These Hair-Destroying Germs with Ward's Formula (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Ward's Formula / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Dream Girl Fashion / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Save 70% Sacrifice Sale Swiss Watches (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

U. S. Diamond House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

S. J. Wegman Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Reducing specialist says: Lose weigh where it shows most"]
    Spot Reducer
  3. 2. Escape
  4. 3. For You....Your Family....Sweetheart....Friends
    Empire Photo-Stamps
  5. 4. Night Air
  6. 5. Notes From the History of Horror
  7. 6. "Gruesome, Huh?"
  8. 7. Short Cut
  9. 8. Blackheads "Pet Hate"
    Vacutex Blackhead Remover
  10. 9. Explorer
  11. 10. Kill These Hair-Destroying Germs with Ward's Formula
    Ward's Formula
  12. 11. ["She'll be your "Dream Girl""]
    Dream Girl Fashion
  13. 12. Save 70% Sacrifice Sale Swiss Watches
    U. S. Diamond House
  14. 13. New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist
    S. J. Wegman Co.
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ron Sadowski
  • Per Sandell