The Fantagraphics EC Artists' Library #3 - 50 Girls 50 and Other Stories
(March 2013)

Fantagraphics, 2012 Series
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Volume
3
Price
28.99 USD
Pages
272
On-sale Date
2013-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
FB
ISBN
978-1-60699-577-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781606995778 52899
Editing
Gary Groth (editor); J. Michael Catron (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson

Indexer Notes

Cover art is from a panel of the interior story 'Space-Borne!'.

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

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The table of contents also lists the credits for each story which are used in this index.

Triumph of a Romanticist (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Schultz
Pencils
Alex Raymond; Franklin Booth; J. C. Coll; Frank R. Paul
Inks
Alex Raymond; Franklin Booth; J. C. Coll; Frank R. Paul
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Schultz provides commentary on each story reprinted in the book.

Indexer Notes

Introduction includes illustrations by artists Schultz references as having influenced Williamson. There are also photographs of Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Roy G. Krenkel and Angelo Torres.

The Thing in the 'Glades (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Mad Journey! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta (signed) [as FF]; Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Captivity (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

A Question of Time!! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Quick Trip (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Long Trip (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Philip Donnel (space ship pilot); Bob Hatch (language expert); Lieutenant James Murtha (engineer, death); Sandor Mannershmitt (inventor of the space time overdrive, mention only)
Synopsis
Captain Donnel is assigned the duty of traveling to the star Pollux, a 30 year travel distance, in order to study the star's solar system, which is supposedly very much like the Earth's solar system. However, due to the distance and time involved, Donnel and his crew will be considerably older after the mission and may not return......alive. They have a surprise awaiting them upon landing.
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By George!! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Jack Hearne
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Space-Borne! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Skeleton Key! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Island Monster (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Larry Woromay
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Aliens (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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Snap Ending! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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Come Clean! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Homesick! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Arrival (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel (backgrounds)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel; Frank Frazetta
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The One Who Waits (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Bradbury (original story); Al Feldstein (script)
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta; Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

An adaptation of a Ray Bradbury's Martian story.

Fired! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta (signed) [as Fritz]
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta (signed) [as Fritz]
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
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Brain-Child! (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

50 Girls 50 (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

I, Rocket (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Bradbury (story); Al Feldstein (script)
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta (signed) [as FF]; Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Two's Company (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Saved (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

A New Beginning (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Frank Frazetta; Roy G. Krenkel; Bernard Krigstein
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Fish Story (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Upheaval! (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harlan Ellison (story); Al Feldstein (script)
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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Take Care (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck ?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

A Sound of Thunder (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Bradbury (story); Al Feldstein (script)
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Angelo Torres (signed) [as AT]; Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Lost in Space (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Angelo Torres; Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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Vicious Circle (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler ?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy G. Krenkel (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Squeeze Play (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (signed); Al Williamson
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Time to Leave (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Roy G. Krenkel; Al Williamson
Inks
Roy G. Krenkel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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An Eye for an Eye (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck ?
Pencils
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

According to the introduction, this was the first and only EC solo assignment for Torres, but was censored by the Comics Code Authority. It was not published until 1971 in Horror Comics of the 1950's.

The Planetoid (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
George Evans (signed)
Letters
Wally Wood

Genre
science fiction
Characters
un-named Commander; Seely; Martin
Synopsis
A ship, loaded down with scientists bound for a distant star, accidently discover a here-to-now unknown planetoid and decide to get a closer look.

Indexer Notes

Originally created for EC's never-published 3-D science fiction comic, this story was first published in Squa Tront #5 (1974).

More Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 37)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mason
Pencils
Hal Foster; Paul Cadmus; Al Williamson
Inks
Hal Foster; Paul Cadmus; Bernard Krigstein; Frank Frazetta
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Mason provides commentary on many of the stories published in this book.

Indexer Notes

This afterward includes photographs of Williamson and drawings of artists who influenced Williamson according to Mason. There is also a page containing panels from the story "A New Beginning" where the same panels are shown inked by Krigstein and Frazetta.

Al Williamson (Table of Contents: 38)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
S. C. Ringgenberg
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Biography of Williamson.

Behind the Panels (Table of Contents: 39)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Lortie; S. C. Ringgenberg; Tom Spurgeon
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Brief biographies of Otto Binder, Ray Bradbury, Harlan Ellison, George Evans, Al Feldstein, Frank Frazetta, Bill Gaines, Jack Hearne, Roy G. Krenkel, Jack Oleck, Angelo Torres, Carl Wessler and Larry Woromay.

The Ups and Downs of EC Comics (Table of Contents: 40)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ted White
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
History of EC Comics.
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