(January 1954)

EC, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fables Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing
Harvey Kurtzman (credited); John Severin; Colin Dawkins (actual)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Editing credit per an interview in SQUA TRONT #11, which states "John Severin and [Colin] Dawkins ... in 1954, ... were the uncredited co-editors of Two-Fisted Tales #36-39".


A Difference of Opinion (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin
Inks
Will Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Reprints
Keywords
gunfights; revolvers

Indexer Notes

Inks originally credited to John Severin, but changed per owner of original art (RGL) and Roger Hill.

In Memorium (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Gunfire! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Colin Dawkins
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Black Jack Slaughter
Reprints

Battle! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Graves; Colin Dawkins (adaptation)
Pencils
Reed Crandall [as Crandall] (signed)
Inks
Reed Crandall [as Crandall] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Tiberius Claudius Caesar; General Aulus; Posides; Caractcus (soldier); Cattigan (soldier, brother of Caractacus)
Synopsis
General Aulus has been stymied by British forces and informs Emperor Caesar that the battle cannot be won without a massive loss of Roman life. But the Emperor and another non-military man, Posides, devise a plan to win the battle: in one day!
Reprints
Keywords
Weald Brook

Indexer Notes

Based on chapters 19 and 20 of Robert Graves's novel "Claudius the God" (1935).

Story set in 43 A.D..

Lone Wolf Constable (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Colin Dawkins
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Justice! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Colin Dawkins; John Severin
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Reprints

Dangerous Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Colin Dawkins
Pencils
John Severin (signed)
Inks
Will Elder (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ruby Ed Coffey
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Difference of Opinion
  2. 1. In Memorium
  3. 2. Gunfire!
  4. 3. Battle!
  5. 4. Lone Wolf Constable
  6. 5. Justice!
  7. 6. Dangerous Man!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Weldon Adams
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Chris Boyko
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Lou Mazzella