(January 1954)

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 Inc.
Brand
Comic Media [book]
Editing
Allen Hardy

The Fleabite (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Fleabite (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ken W. Fitch
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man kills a homeless man and steals his money. Before he leaves, he's bitten by a flea from the man's dog. The bite causes thousands of fleas to grow inside his wound driving him mad, which causes him to commit suicide.

Indexer Notes

Cover story
Script confirmed from eBay listing of original script.

The Treasure (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
A two-bit thug forces a horticulturist to show him where he hid his treasure. The man is then killed by the horticulturist's giant Venus fly trap plant.

Shadows Before! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ken W. Fitch
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Bill is attacked by someone who is later revealed to be his reincarnated victim of a crime he committed 300 years ago in a past life. When Bill wakes up, he thinks it was all a dream until he sees the man at his house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script confirmed by eBay listing of original script.

My Boy! My Boy! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ken W. Fitch
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A little boy keeps telling his dad about a huge monster that only he can see that killed his friend and his father. He calls the monster "Curflug" due to the sound he makes. When no one believes him, the boy is taken away because authorities believe he's the one who committed the murders. That is until Curflug comes looking for the boy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script confirmed from eBay listing of original script.

Barren Beach (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ken W. Fitch
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Pete Morisi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A famous painter who's visiting a barren beach meets an exotic woman that he falls for. It turns out she's a vampire who wants his blood.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script confirmed by eBay listing of original script.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fleabite
  2. 1. The Fleabite
  3. 2. The Treasure
  4. 3. Shadows Before!
  5. 4. My Boy! My Boy!
  6. 5. Barren Beach
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Brian Dobbelaere
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike White