Climax #2
(September 1955)

Stanley Morse, 1955 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1955-06-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gillmor Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Stanley Morse (uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Available as a scan at goldenagecomics.co.uk. "Jun 23" seen as a date stamp on one copy.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Painter (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Trapani (signed)
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Four prizes of $25 each were to be awarded to the four best entries on how the detective solved the murder in the story.

The Witness (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Bell
Inks
Fred Bell
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Tony Paris has a scheme to have an alibi for when he commits murder, but he picks the wrong girl to be his alibi.

Double Car Crosser (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The second page is after the following two stories.

Cold Cash (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Inks
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A thief picks the day of a snowstorm for his bank robbery.
Reprints

The Treasure (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Trapani (signed)
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Synopsis
An old treasure hunter wants to buy a school bus with his findings.

Penalty! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Inks
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Synopsis
A criminal tries to escape jail through an old passageway.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Painter
  3. 2. The Witness
  4. 3. Double Car Crosser
  5. 4. Cold Cash
  6. 5. The Treasure
  7. 6. Penalty!
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