(April 2013)

Fantagraphics, 2013 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
35.00 USD
Pages
276
On-sale date
2013-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
FB
ISBN
978-1-60699-580-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781606995808 53500
Editing
Greg Sadowski
Color
color
Dimensions
8" x 10.5"
Paper Stock
bond
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Reprints stories drawn by Bernard Krigstein and published from 1943-1957. A reissue of the 2004 hardcover "B. Krigstein Comics" with improved reproduction.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
?

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

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

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes art from The World's Strange Shuffle (Real Clue Crime Stories vol.5 #6, 1950, page 1, panel 1) and "Key Chain" (Crime SuspenStories #25, 1954, page 1, panel 1)

[Herman the Hermit] (Table of Contents: 5)

Buck Sanders and His Pals / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Buck Sanders; Wolf; Herman the Hermit
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Indexer Notes

Credits derived from Greg Sadowski in Comics Journal #276.

The Accursed Diamond (Table of Contents: 6)

The Treasure Keeper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from The Comics Journal #276.

Conning the Confidence Man (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Mistake (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 9)

Nuggets Nugent / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
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Liar (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
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Magician of Murder Creek (Table of Contents: 11)

Nuggets Nugent / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Marvo the Magician (villain)
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One-Way Street (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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Death of Nuggets Nugent (Table of Contents: 13)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
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The World's Strangest Shuffle (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed) [as B. Krigstein]
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed) [as B. Krigstein]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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Now I Can Die Easy... (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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The Highwayman (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
crime; historical
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Indexer Notes

Based on the poem "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes.

Blacksmith Belle Malone (Table of Contents: 17)

Belle Malone / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
western-frontier
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Monster of the Seas (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
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Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

Original title discovered on photostats of Krigstein's art and used in this reprint.

Black Silver Heart (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
western-frontier
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The Kid Talks Tough (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bud Kincaid
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Going My Way? (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-33
Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

A story similar to Lucille Fletcher's "The Hitchhiker"

Ghoul's Gold (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Job Number
A-126
Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence supplied by www.atlastales.com.

War Horse! (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein [B. Krigstein] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
animal; war
Characters
General Robert E. Lee, Traveller
Synopsis
The story of Traveller, General Lee's horse during and after the US Civil War, as told from the animal's perspective.
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Last Bullet (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Job Number
C-146
Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Ger Apeldoorn and Tom Lammers via the Atlas-Timely discussion group.

Drummer of Waterloo (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

The Untouchable! (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-696
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mehtar; Boyles; Rangh
Synopsis
When a starving white man, who considers himself one of the highborn caste, takes food from an Untouchable the natives now consider him to be a part of that caste.
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Joseph and His Brethren (Table of Contents: 27)

Children of the Bible / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Job Number
D131
Genre
religious
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The Terrorist (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
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The Flying Machine (Table of Contents: 29)

Weird Science-Fantasy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Bradbury; Al Feldstein (adaptation)
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
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Pipe Dream (Table of Contents: 30)

The Vault of Horror / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Kriegstein] (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Kriegstein] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Vault-Keeper (host); Chen Chu Yang
Synopsis
Chen begins his tale while frequenting an opium den, a place where he can have drug-induced dreams that give him power and importance. But a visit to this drug den profered a dream of his wife dying, and, sure enough, she did and he had to assume the responsibility of caring and providing for his children. Yet, his son took up the slack and provided until he was drafted into the war....amd later that night, Chen yet again visited the drup den and had a dream that his son would die in battle.....and he did. Then he daughter was engaed to a man that he didn't approve of.....and another trip and dream later, that young suitor was dead. o make matterss worse, his daughter was blamed for the killing and was put to death for it. Now, Chen lay once again in the opium den.....to have yet another dream!
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The Catacombs (Table of Contents: 31)

The Vault of Horror / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein [as B. Krigstein] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Vault-Keeper (host); Pietro Miuta; Gino Alcari
Synopsis
Pietro grabbed the sack of silver as Gino followed him out of the store and headed for their hideout. The take was good, goods worth 4000 lire that some American might purchase for much more. Deciding to hide the swag in the Catacombs, they took their wine w/them and headed down into the eerie place, lined w/mummies of the long departed. Reaching their desired spot, Pietro suddenly plunged a knife into the back of his partner, for his greed was too much. Grabbing the loot, he headed back down the unlit passages toward the exit, lamp in hand, but became disoriented and hopelessly lost. He found his way back to Gino's body, and, picking him up, and begging the man to show him the way out as Pietro carried him along. And then......the lamp's light went out!
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Key Chain (Table of Contents: 32)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credited in reprint.

Master Race (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
concentration camp; Holocaust

Murder Dream (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Crypt-Keeper (host)
Synopsis
A maniac ax-murderer assumes his victim's identity in his dreams until he is compelled to return to the scene of the crime to murder the victim's wife as well.
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In The Bag (Table of Contents: 35)

Shock SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A cop kills a man with a bowling ball in a bag thinking it's a head.
Reprints

Poetic Justice (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
historical
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Garibaldi (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Job Number
H-110
Genre
war
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The Hypnotist! (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H-619
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A boxer becomes champ under hypnosis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job Number information from www.atlastales.com.

The House that Lived (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H-723
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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They Wait Below (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-236
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A lighthouse attendant is accosted by Sirens who wish the beacon to remain unlit so passing ships will founder upon the reef, but as he backs away from them, he knocks over a table lamp which starts a fire and warns the ship away. The next day, men who come to investigate tell him he imagined the Sirens, but he points to their footprints in the sand.
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Dinosaur (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Job Number
L524
Genre
science fiction
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Survival! (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Job Number
L-850
Genre
war
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The Last Look (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Job Number
M-94
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Out of This World (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M157
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Thieves interrupt scientists conducting an experiment so that they can steal uranium, but they wind up in another dimension.
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The Phantom of the Farm! (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-270
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Notes and original art (Table of Contents: 46)

text article / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Sadowski
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Notes on the reprinted stories; includes original art and panels from "Trail Blazing to Victory" page 4 (All-New Short Story Comics #3), "the Human Leopard" (Nyoka the Jungle Girl vol.3 #13), "Taxi Mister?" (Patches #9), an unused Pepper Young's Family newspaper strip, "the One and Only Tex" (All-Time Sports vol.2 #7), "$22,000 Worth of Wheelbarrows" (Real Clue Crime Stories vol.4 #10), "Minutemen of Saratoga" (Our Army at War #14), "the Flying Machine" (Weird Science-Fantasy #23), "the Catacombs" (Vault of Horror #38), "Master Race" (Impact #1) and "Inheritance" (Piracy#4)

Poetic Justice (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Republished from original art - shows uncensored version of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [Herman the Hermit]
    Buck Sanders and His Pals
  7. 6. The Accursed Diamond
    The Treasure Keeper
  8. 7. Conning the Confidence Man
  9. 8. The Mistake
  10. 9. Double Trouble
    Nuggets Nugent
  11. 10. Liar
  12. 11. Magician of Murder Creek
    Nuggets Nugent
  13. 12. One-Way Street
  14. 13. Death of Nuggets Nugent
    Wild Bill Pecos
  15. 14. The World's Strangest Shuffle
  16. 15. Now I Can Die Easy...
  17. 16. The Highwayman
  18. 17. Blacksmith Belle Malone
    Belle Malone
  19. 18. Monster of the Seas
  20. 19. Black Silver Heart
  21. 20. The Kid Talks Tough
  22. 21. Going My Way?
  23. 22. Ghoul's Gold
  24. 23. War Horse!
  25. 24. Last Bullet
  26. 25. Drummer of Waterloo
  27. 26. The Untouchable!
  28. 27. Joseph and His Brethren
    Children of the Bible
  29. 28. The Terrorist
  30. 29. The Flying Machine
    Weird Science-Fantasy
  31. 30. Pipe Dream
    The Vault of Horror
  32. 31. The Catacombs
    The Vault of Horror
  33. 32. Key Chain
    Crime SuspenStories
  34. 33. Master Race
  35. 34. Murder Dream
  36. 35. In The Bag
    Shock SuspenStories
  37. 36. Poetic Justice
  38. 37. Garibaldi
  39. 38. The Hypnotist!
  40. 39. The House that Lived
  41. 40. They Wait Below
  42. 41. Dinosaur
  43. 42. Survival!
  44. 43. The Last Look
  45. 44. Out of This World
  46. 45. The Phantom of the Farm!
  47. 46. Notes and original art
  48. 47. Poetic Justice
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
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