Horrific #11
(May 1954)

Comic Media, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harwell Publications, Inc.
Brand
Comic Media [book]
Editing
Allen Hardy
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue introduces hosts Freddie Demon, Garry Ghoul, Victor Vampire, and Walter Werewolf.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Freddie Demon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?

Reprints

Horn of Horror (Table of Contents: 1)

The Teller / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Elkin (signed)
Inks
Marty Elkin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Rudy Gletz comes into possession of a magic trumpet and becomes the world's most famed musician. There's a price to pay, though. He has to kill to keep the magic going, driven by the ghostly apparition of the trumpet's former owner.

The Green Ones (Table of Contents: 2)

Walter Werewolf / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Elkin (signed)
Inks
Marty Elkin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The "green ones", lizard-like beings, haunt the southern swamp country. Two sisters and a man they both love get drawn into a deadly triangle of intrigue and two of them will be claimed to join the ranks of the "green ones".

The Deadly Doll (Table of Contents: 3)

Freddie Demon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Kirkel (signed) [as "Kirk"]
Inks
Steve Kirkel (signed) [as "Kirk"]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Helen is presented a devilish gift - a life-sized doll of herself commanding her to kill her husband. When she complies a strange transformation comes over her.

The King's Warning! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Teller Talks / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
King James IV of Scotland encounters a ghost in a church, but does not heed the spirit's warning.

The Tree of Life and Death (Table of Contents: 5)

Victor Vampire / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A scientist wants to inspire sentient life in a tree growing in front of his house. His rival poisons the formula, though, and the maddened tree runs amuck tearing down the house.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Freddie Demon
  2. 1. Horn of Horror
    The Teller
  3. 2. The Green Ones
    Walter Werewolf
  4. 3. The Deadly Doll
    Freddie Demon
  5. 4. The King's Warning!
    The Teller Talks
  6. 5. The Tree of Life and Death
    Victor Vampire
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin