(March 1954)

Harvey, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Witches Tales, Inc.
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia states "published bi-monthly by Witches Tales, Inc., 1860 Broadway, NY"


...Is Death The End? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

The Inner Circle (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Announcement on the re-structuring of the horror comics from Harvey at the time (Black Cat Mystery, Witches Tales, Tomb of Terror and Chamber of Chills), defining what each would focus on and that they would come out every 2 weeks. Also contains reprints of panels from the inside stories.

The Ugly Duckling (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Jed Barnes had an accident that left his face so disfigured that he would have to wear bandages the rest of his life. When he saved Ruth from committing suicide, she married him, but eventually she wanted to see what was behind the bandages...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No art credits in comic.

A Model Girl (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sam Harkness

Indexer Notes

Page also includes a statement of ownership showing Leon Harvey as the editor, Alfred Harvey as the managing editor and Robert B. Harvey as the business manager. All three are also listed as the owners of Witches Tales, Inc. Dated September 30, 1953.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Nostrand
Inks
Howard Nostrand
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They saw three little fishes...
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Howard Nostrand credit based on artwork from similar strip on sale at Heritage Auctions in December 2002.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Nostrand
Inks
Howard Nostrand
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When day is done and shadows fall...
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Howard Nostrand credit based on artwork from similar strip on sale at Heritage Auctions in December 2002.

Reincarnation (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A two-bit thief discovers a scientist that has invented a machine that performs re-incarnation, but he discovers that being someone else isn't all it's cracked up to be...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No art credits in comic.

Read These Different Mystery Magazines (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Lottery (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
Manny Stallman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Explorers to the middle of the earth find a civilization that is far advanced from ours. However, the lottery that they hold isn't something that you would want to win...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No art credits in comic.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Nostrand
Inks
Howard Nostrand
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red sails in the sunset...
Genre
humor; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Howard Nostrand credit based on artwork from similar strip on sale at Heritage Auctions in December 2002.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Nostrand
Inks
Howard Nostrand
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Joe!
Genre
humor; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Howard Nostrand credit based on artwork from similar strip on sale at Heritage Auctions in December 2002.

The Satchel (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page has an ad for Tomb of Terror.

The Skeptic! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; war
Synopsis
American soldiers come across an abandoned house somewhere in Europe during World War II.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No art credits in comic.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ...Is Death The End?
  2. 1. The Inner Circle
  3. 2. The Ugly Duckling
  4. 3. A Model Girl
  5. 4. ["They saw three little fishes..."]
    Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box
  6. 5. ["When day is done and shadows fall..."]
    Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box
  7. 6. Reincarnation
  8. 7. Read These Different Mystery Magazines
  9. 8. Lottery
  10. 9. ["Red sails in the sunset..."]
    Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box
  11. 10. ["Hey Joe!"]
    Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box
  12. 11. The Satchel
  13. 12. The Skeptic!
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