(1997)

Gemstone, 1997 Series
| Next Issue >
Volume:
1
Price:
10.50 USD; 14.95 CAD
Pages:
148
On-sale date:
1997-12-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gemstone Publishing
Brand:
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
6.625" x 10.1875"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Panic / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Inks:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Santa Claus
Reprints:

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

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Inks:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Santa Claus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover blurb of "First Furshlugginer Issue!" was not part of original cover.

The Crypt-Keeper's Page of Fine Arts #50 (Table of Contents: 2)

The Crypt-Keeper's Page of Fine Arts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as The Crypt-Keeper]; Barry McCollum
Pencils:
Alan Hutchinson; David Giles; Adam Rothra
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
Keywords:
fan art

Indexer Notes

Fan art and a fan poem, introduced by The Crypt-Keeper.

My Gun Is the Jury! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mike Hammershlammer; Pot Chamber; Sadie Macintosh; Mildred Muckle; Emma Gretsle; Stella
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of Mickey Spillane's "Mike Hammer."

This Is Your Strife (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Ed Ralphwards; Melvin Melville; Dr. Fransby Hacker; Dr. Harry Yankum; R. X. Pillstuffer; C. Smallprint; Mr. Gossiper; Mrs. Gossiper; Taksen Nails; Clancy C. O'Clancy; Mary; Rover; Sam Sucker; Homer Straightpath
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of TV show "This is Your Life."

How to Face Life without Going off the Deep End (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of newspaper psychiatric help columns, by "Dr. Alicia K. Fruglcnocker."

Pan-Mail (Table of Contents: 6)

Pan-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stephen A. Geppi?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Albert B. Feldstein; William M. Gaines
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding other Gemstone EC reprints from: Darren B. Golay; Paul Dale Roberts; Bob La Tremouille; Rick Olson. Also reprinted illustration.

[The National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturers] (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody transcript of "speech" by President of National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturers.

Little Red Riding Hood (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Kamen (signed)
Inks:
Jack Kamen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Characters:
Gwendolyn (Little Red Riding Hood); Melvin; Gwendolyn's mother; Gwendolyn's father; Gwendolyn's grandmother; woodsman
Synopsis:
The old Red Riding Hood fairy tale, with a twist.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last panel is modified reprint of final Orlando panel from "This Is Your Strife".

The Night before Christmas (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
The classic Night Before Christmas narration, with pictures that don't quite fit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last page is splash featuring drawings of the EC staffers: Bill Elder; Albert Feldstein; Al Williamson; Johnny Craig; Jack Davis; Evans; Joe Orlando; Wally Wood; "Ghastly" Ingles; Harvey Kurtzman; Bernie Krigstein; Reed Crandall; Marie Severin; Jack Kamen; J. P. Severin; Nancy Siegel; and William M. Gaines.

Subscribe! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Inks:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover blurb "Original EC Comics from the 1950s!" was not part of original cover.

Pan-Mail (Table of Contents: 12)

Pan-Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen A. Geppi?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Albert B. Feldstein; William M. Gaines
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding various Gemstone EC Comics reprints from: Richard Jepeal; Bob Gorby; Grant Smith; Bob La Tremouille; Kelsey McCoch; Richard Jepeal; David Dellario; and letter and art by Kyle Boyton. Includes reprint illustration.

African Scream! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Humphrey Yogert; Humphrey's assistant; Robert (corpse); Kate; German army personnel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of the movie "African Queen."

The Lady or the Tiger? (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed); Basil Wolverton (last panel of page 6)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Gwendolyn; Melvin; the King
Synopsis:
New solution to classic problem of choice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Single drawing by Basil Wolverton appears in last panel on page 6.

Do It Yourself and Save Enough to Retire! (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of home improvement newspaper columns.

[Slap!] (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Untitled short text feature "interview" with "Doctor Alfred Kinzee".

Breakfast with the Fershlugginers (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Penelope Fershlugginer; Nick Fershlugginer; Percival Fershlugginer; Melvin Gauche
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of popular "breakfast with..." radio morning shows.

Come Back, Little Street Car! (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Lola Kowalski; Doc Stanley Kowalski; Blanche; Willie; Ben
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of the plays (not the movies) "A Streetcar Named Desire", "Come Back Little Sheba", and "Death of a Salesman", by "Tennessyringe Miller."

Subscribe! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Inks:
Albert B. Feldstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Melv Neanderthal (statue)
Reprints:

Li'l Melvin (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed); Basil Wolverton (one panel on page 7)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed); Basil Wolverton (one panel on page 7)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Li'l Melvin; Rosie June; Pappy; Mammy; Popeye lampoon; Lil' Turtle; Beulah Witch; Ollie; Jody The Coyote; Marryin' Irving; various "Pogo" characters
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of "Li'l Abner" comic strip. Last panel on page 7 may be partly by Basil Wolverton.

The Quite-A-Man (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Berry Fitsgerry (also spelled Fitzgerry); John Weighin; Melvin O'Rourke; Mary Kin O'Hura; Mrs. Nitwit; Big Red Will Kin O'Hura; various "Pogo" characters
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of "The Quiet Man" movie.

Pan-Mail (Table of Contents: 23)

Pan-Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen A. Geppi ?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Albert B. Feldstein; William M. Gaines
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding Panic #2 and Shock #10 from: Carlos M. Federici; Bob La Tremouille; Rick Olson; Paul Dale Roberts; Richard Jepeal; Wilhelm Murg; David Dellario; "Exasperated". Also reprinted illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Untitled short text feature "interview" with 3-D movie patron.

Mother Goon's Nertzery Rhymes (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Old King Cole; little girl; Mary Quite Contrary; Jack Be Nimble; Black Sheep; Three Men; Old Mother Hubbard; Old Mother Hubbard's dog; Little Jack Horner; Jack; Jill; Little Miss Muffet; Little Tommy Tucker; Chef; Humpty-Dumpty; Mary; Peter, Peter; Peter, Peter's wife; Three Blind Mice
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mother Goose parodies.

Strike It Richly! (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Worryin' Hulk; Morris (Morose); Mrs. Imogene Fafufnick; Albert B. Feldstein; William M. Gaines; Arnold Minstermiser; Walt Kelly?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of TV game show "Strike It Rich!".

Subscribe! (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Which Twin Has the Phony*? (Table of Contents: 28)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Melvina; Irvina
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover blurb "Fantastic 1950s EC Comics!" was not part of original cover.

Smiddy (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Smiddy; Melvin Bully; Smiddy's mother; Smiddy's father; Hoiby; Winnie Winkie; a smilin' airplane pilot; Real George; "Old" Punchdrunk; Little Mousse
Synopsis:
Smiddy and his boss try to land "Old Punchdrunk" the fighting fish.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of comic strip "Smitty".

The Crippling Washington Letter (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of investors newsletter.
Reprints:

Hindu (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; western-frontier
Characters:
Hindu; Melvin; Mrs. Lowlife; Irving Lowlife; Ed Lowlife; Buffle Head; Apaches
Synopsis:
Parody of 3-D John Wayne movie "Hondo".
Reprints:

Pan-Mail (Table of Contents: 32)

Pan-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stephen A. Geppi?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Albert B. Feldstein; William M. Gaines
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from: David Dellario; De Doncker Ludo; Dave Moore. Also includes reprinted illustration, and Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation.

The Crypt-Keeper's Page of Fine Arts #59 (Table of Contents: 33)

The Crypt-Keeper's Page of Fine Arts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as The Crypt-Keeper]; Frank X. Mattson
Pencils:
Frank X. Mattson; Crow; Brandon O'Donnell
Inks:
Frank X. Mattson; Crow; Brandon O'Donnell
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
Keywords:
fan art

Indexer Notes

Fan art and a fan poem, introduced by The Crypt-Keeper.

Just Plain Bull (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of radio soap operas.
Reprints:

I Touched a Flying Saucer! (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Pvt. "Skull" Elmer Adams Keyhole; Gloria (Ethel) Keyhole
Synopsis:
Parody of popular flying saucer theories books.
Reprints:

Subscribe! (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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