(May-June 1953)

EC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing:
William M. Gaines
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Ray Bradbury (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Precious Years (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

The One Who Waits (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Bradbury (original story); Al Feldstein (adaptation)
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta; Roy Krenkel
Inks:
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta; Roy Krenkel
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
A Soul Well (host); Regent (death); Jones (death); Captain Sessions (death); Captain Samuel Mathews (death); William Spaulding (death); Forrest Cole (death); John Summers (death)
Synopsis:
A rocket full of Earthlings land on a planet occupied by a mysterious "Soul Well": a place where waiting things.....things that once had flesh.....reside and wait......and wait.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Frazetta and Krenkel credits added by Craig Delich 2013-9-20.

An adaptation of a Ray Bradbury's Martian story.

Bouillion Cotillion (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry De Fuccio
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Carver De Waterfront
Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

Right On the Button! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils:
Bill Elder [as Elder] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder [as Elder] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
unnamed Chief; Della (Chief's secretary); Lon (Della's husband, death)
Synopsis:
An invasion to the planet Mars has occurred by aliens, who look exactly like Martians. The problem is: how can anyone tell the difference between them and the people of Mars? Della has accidentally discovered that difference to her sorrow.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mars

Indexer Notes

Used in "Seduction if the Innocent" (page 6, panels 1-5).

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

Keyed Up! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

Al Williamson (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

EC Artist of the Issue

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Ray Bradbury
  3. 2. The Precious Years
  4. 3. The One Who Waits
  5. 4. Bouillion Cotillion
  6. 5. Right On the Button!
  7. 6. Keyed Up!
  8. 7. Al Williamson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Tom Vincent
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin