The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics! #4 - Jack Cole's Deadly Horror
(July 2013)

IDW, 2010 Series
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Price
24.99 USD
Pages
172
On-sale date
2013
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IDW Publishing
Brand
Yoe Books!
ISBN
978-1-61377-656-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781613776568 52499
Editing
Craig Yoe
Color
color cover
Dimensions
8.7" x 11"
Binding
hardcover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from cover of "Web of Evil" #6.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "Death Prowls the Streets" (Web of Evil #8), pg. 1. On endpapers.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "Hangman's Horror" (Web of Evil #2), pg. 1. On endpapers.

[Indicia] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The infamous "comic book" panel ...] (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Yoe ?
Pencils
Jack Cole (illustrations); ? (photographs)
Inks
Jack Cole (illustrations); ? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introductory article with many illustrations. Uncredited.

Goddess of Murder (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Monster of the Mist (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Man Who Died Twice (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Strangling Hands (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Custodian of the Dead (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Hangman's Horror (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

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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Keywords
ghost; hanging; scaffold

The Corpse That Wouldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

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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Indexer Notes

Fred Snyder, via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4603), notes a very strong resemblance between this story and the Clark Ashton Smith short story, "The Return of the Sorcerer".

The Killer from Saturn (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole ?
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Goddess of Murder (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole ?
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Monster of the Mist (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Man Who Died Twice (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Vengeful Curse (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Andrew Craven leaves his friend Dave Burk to die in a hole after claiming the riches they were digging for together for himself and taunts Dave that he will marry his fiance Elsa. Before dying, Dave puts a curse on Andrew. After Andrew builds a home above the hole where Dave's corpse lies, the curse comes true destroying Andrew and Elsa.
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Orgy of Death (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Spectre's Face (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Strangling Hands (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Death Prowls the Streets (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Valley of Horror (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A couple take a shortcut through 'Perdition Valley' after seeing it on a road map found near a car crash site. The car accident victim was a known racketeer. Little do the couple realize that Perdition Valley is a town for the damned dead.
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Killer from Beyond (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

A Pact with the Devil (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Death's Highway (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Brain That Wouldn't Die (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte ?
Inks
John Forte ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker. Editors of this reprint book must have some clue that Jack Cole was involved, though.

The Monster They Couldn't Kill (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Yoe Books! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "A Pact with the Devil" (Web of Evil #9), pg. 1. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from cover of "Web of Evil" #5. On endpapers.

[Jack Cole's horror comics ...] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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