(March 1954)

Stanley Morse, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1953-12-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gillmor Magazines, Inc.
Brand
A Key Magazine
Editing
Stanley Morse
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

Possible arrival date based on front cover stamp of indexer's copy.


Epitaph/Destiny's Double Deal (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Dream! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Petrizza
Inks
Petrizza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man is abducted and taken into the dank bowels of the city where he is tortured by a strange cult and then released.
Reprints

The Garcon (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald Altman (signed) [as G. A.]
Inks
Gerald Altman (signed) [as G. A.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Plan! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Out of Focus (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Petrizza (signed)
Inks
Petrizza (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Lee M. Pettroe
Reprints

Epitaph! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Trapani (signed)
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Edgar Clay; Miriam Clay
Synopsis
Edgar Clay is distraught that his faithful wife Miriam fell to her death from a cliff when he was away at work. Overcome by lonely grief, he visits the cemetery she is buried at to feel consoltation. As night falls, he sees the silent dead rising from their graves rewriting their epitaphs to reveal the truths about how they lived their lives. He's shocked to see Miriam write her epitaph revealing that she fell off the cliff waiting her lover!
Reprints
Keywords
ghost; graveyard; headstone

Indexer Notes

Inspired by "La Morte" (1887) by Guy de Maupassant, translated as "Was It A Dream?" in English (1910).

Destiny's Double Deal! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Henry Greene; L.T. Bronson; E. Verde
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Epitaph/Destiny's Double Deal
  2. 1. Dream!
  3. 2. The Garcon
  4. 3. The Plan!
  5. 4. Out of Focus
  6. 5. Epitaph!
  7. 6. Destiny's Double Deal!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike White
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darci
  • Peter Croome
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