(2013)

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Volume
18
Price
29.95 USD
Pages
144
On-sale Date
2013-06-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Brand
AC Comics [straight, star in A]
Barcode
649241925989 01811

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Quality of Horror (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lon Madnight]
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes reprinted panels and the covers to Web of Evil #1, 2 & 7.

Hangman's Horror (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jeb Daws; Dean Slade; Beach; Gendley; Hawkins; Daniel Slade
Synopsis
Jeb Daws is looking to run for mayor in a small town to restore democratic processes. The current corrupt mayor and his cronies want to get rid of him and frame him for murder. They then testify against him in court resulting in a guilty sentence. Jeb is condemned to die by hanging the next day. Before he dies he swears he will get revenge. Later that evening, Jebs' hanging corpse is gone and people swear that they see his ghost roaming the streets at night.
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Ghost Ship (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Rival tugboat captains Hook Larson and Blackjack Grant go head to head in a small port. Grant eliminates the competition by ramming down Larson's ship. But on the anniversary of the foul deed, a ghost ship pulls into port and a hooked spectre takes revenge.
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Make-Up for Death (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Theater makeup artist Karl Rageese murders three actors who talked bad about him and perishes in the same fire he layed to kill his last victim.
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The Corpse That Wouldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Granger; Carl Granger; Charles Venable
Synopsis
Charles Venable is hired to translate an ancient book by Carl Granger in the hopes that it can reveal the secret to stoping his brother, Andrew.
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The Phantom Scaffold (Table of Contents: 8)

The Old Witch / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierre Winters (house name)
Inks
Pierre Winters (house name)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Witch
Reprints

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

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

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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Return of the Dead (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (sourced)
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Serge Lamont builds a machine to communicate with the dead. He uses it to learn all the magic secrets of the recently deceased magician Zendali. Zendali, however, comes back to full life and takes Lamont back to his grave.
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The Fiend Who Lived Forever (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ravielli (sourced)
Inks
Louis Ravielli (sourced)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A scientist is able to make himself immortal through experimentation on human victims. He robs banks to gather enough wealth to marry his sweetheart. Nothing can kill him as he is able to survive being burned, drowned, shot at, etc. The problem is while he may be immortal, his body shows the trauma of his wounds and he's oblivious to the fact he looks like a monstrous mangled 'fiend'.
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Terror in Chinatown (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (sourced)
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The collector August Lamont searches frantically for a Chinese “book of the dead” holding great secrets. Lamont murders two book dealers to get his hands on the tome. By opening the book Lamont suffers terrible visions of past crimes – the last one showing his own murder.
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The Avenging Ghosts (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (sourced)
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Gangsters Pete and Joey escape from their prison island in a motorboat and land on the “island of honesty” where no crime ever happens. Anyone who steals something will be imprisoned in a madhouse while his spectral form is doomed to cruise the coastline on a ship of ghosts forever.
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Corpse That Wouldn't Sleep! (Table of Contents: 14)

Ken Shannon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Chuck Cuidera
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Reprints

The Bat and the Brain (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Ricca
Inks
Gus Ricca
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Don; Barbara
Synopsis
Don, a scientist, discovers a way to control a mechanical bat with his brain waves. However a winged skeleton ghost arrives and wants to use the bat itself to terrorize its victims so it can feed off their fear.
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Dead Man's Lode! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
?
Letters
Ben Oda

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The Soul of Benjamin Sprague (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Benjamin Sprague; George (chauffeur); Benjamin Sprague (future version); Mother Johnson; Officer Roarke
Reprints

The Man Who Wasn't! (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Dick Ayers

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Time Chamber (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Final Horror (Table of Contents: 20)

The Purple Claw / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Brown
Inks
David Gantz
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
The Purple Claw [Dr. Jonathan Weir]; Bill Bartel
Synopsis
Alcoholic scientist Bill Bartel enters a horrible dream world every night. Dr. Weir uses the Purple Claw to enter that dream world. He gets Bartel to fight the final horror - an incarnation of the evil side of Bartel.
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The Bride of Anubis (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gail Mason; Anubis; Steve Blake; Mustapha Ahmed
Reprints

The Girl Who Died Twice! (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
King Ward
Inks
King Ward
Letters
?

Characters
Harry Slade; Jessie Dawes; Dan Bower
Reprints

The Dead Speak! (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two men try to revive corpses. One of the men kills the other. He leaves the country and works to perfect his reviving potion. He tries to revive a dead woman but chooses the wrong grave and revives his dead partner who kills him.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
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?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Pencils
Jack Cole
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Colors
?
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Quality of Horror
  5. 4. Hangman's Horror
  6. 5. Ghost Ship
  7. 6. Make-Up for Death
  8. 7. The Corpse That Wouldn't Die!
  9. 8. The Phantom Scaffold
    The Old Witch
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Return of the Dead
  12. 11. The Fiend Who Lived Forever
  13. 12. Terror in Chinatown
  14. 13. The Avenging Ghosts
  15. 14. Corpse That Wouldn't Sleep!
    Ken Shannon
  16. 15. The Bat and the Brain
  17. 16. Dead Man's Lode!
  18. 17. The Soul of Benjamin Sprague
  19. 18. The Man Who Wasn't!
  20. 19. The Time Chamber
  21. 20. The Final Horror
    The Purple Claw
  22. 21. The Bride of Anubis
  23. 22. The Girl Who Died Twice!
  24. 23. The Dead Speak!
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
This issue was modified by
  • Pat Conolly
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Dan Stevenson