(December 1955-January 1956)

EC, 1954 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Entertaining Creations, Inc.
Brand:
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Panic / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Charlie Chinless (Table of Contents: 1)

T.V. Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn
Pencils:
Bill Elder [as Elder] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder [as Elder] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Charlie Chinless; Number One Son [also as Margo, the circus singer]; unnamed midget (cameo, death); Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Girl (a real dog); Mona (circus snake charmer); Ahbed (circus fortune teller, death); Mr. South (villain, circus manager)
Synopsis:
Charlie is called to the circus grounds to investigate the death of a sideshow midget, just one of many mysterious happenings that threaten to shut the circus down.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of TV show "Charlie Chan".

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Cozy Kitchen Home Recipes (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of cooking newspaper column.

House Hunting! (Table of Contents: 3)

The American Scene Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.
Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

The Heartaches of Joliet's Groans! (Table of Contents: 4)

Syndicated Comic Strip Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Nick Meglin (story); Al Feldstein (script)
Pencils:
Bill Elder [as Stan Duck Elder] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder [as Stan Duck Elder] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Joliet Groans; Eva Groans (Joliet's sister); Pop Groans (Joliet and Eva's father); Lewis L. John (a miner, Eva's love interest, cameo); Professor Fuller Numerals (Math teacher, cameo); Morbid Junebank (Pop's nurse); Irving (Texas oil man); Rip Scurvy; Desmond (Scurvy's butler, cameo)
Synopsis:
Pop is worried sick that neither of his daughters have been able to have a successful romance.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of comic strip "The Heart of Juliet Jones".

Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

The Entertainment Box (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Non-parody discussion of music business.

'S a Tragic Air Command (Table of Contents: 6)

Movies Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Wallace Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of movie "Strategic Air Command".

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.
Script credit from Tales of Terror: The EC Companion.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Panic
  2. 1. Charlie Chinless
    T.V. Dept.
  3. 2. Cozy Kitchen Home Recipes
  4. 3. House Hunting!
    The American Scene Dept.
  5. 4. The Heartaches of Joliet's Groans!
    Syndicated Comic Strip Dept.
  6. 5. The Entertainment Box
  7. 6. 'S a Tragic Air Command
    Movies Dept.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Tom Vincent
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Rivard