(November 1952)

Quality Comics, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1952-07-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet (Editor); Richard Arnold (Associate Editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1952 Periodicals, page 268.

Ghosts of Doom (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ghosts of Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Across the moonlit swamps it came... the weird croon of the dead!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Melissa Harraby; George; Sandy; Ernie; Nick; Pete; Ellsworth Harraby; Mr. Harraby (ancestor in flashback); Wicks
Synopsis
Zombies and a giant crocodile populate the eerie Everglades. Gangsters arrive from Miami with a kidnap victim, looking for a hideout. Soon the parties battle each other.
Reprints
Keywords
crocodiles; ghosts; swamp

The Phantom Freaks (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Perhaps one man in a million is in a position to control the destinies of those less fortunate than himself!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Emil Lorenz; The Snake-Man; The Giraffe-Man; The Mule-Man
Synopsis
Emil Lorenz runs a carnival freak show and mistreats his animal-like creatures. When he burns them in a fire to collect insurance money and open up an amusement park, Lorenz is being haunted by his victims.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

Custodian of the Dead (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Horace Vennery, the town undertaker, had built up a neat little sideline -- robbing corpses!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Horace Vennery; Egbert Madison; Mrs. Ruperts
Synopsis
Undertaker Horace Vennery is a graverobber at night, stealing valuable possessions off his dead clients. Crawling through coffins, he is caught in a cave-in and eaten by rats.
Reprints
Keywords
graverobbing

Laughter of Doom (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rita Manson; Don Galter; Mrs. Galter
Synopsis
Rita gets the man she loves and a gold mine.

Rehearsal for Death (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do your last speech over again, Fenton!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Simon Fenton; Jason Worthington; Johnny
Synopsis
Understudy Fenton demands his chance on stage and murders leading man Worthington. However, Worthington’s ghost returns for a night-long rehearsal of Hamlet’s death scene. Fenton dies of exhaustion.
Reprints
Keywords
ghosts; Hamlet; theater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ghosts of Doom
  2. 1. ["I gained 53 lbs. of shapely power-packed muscles!"]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Ghosts of Doom
  4. 3. The Phantom Freaks
  5. 4. Custodian of the Dead
  6. 5. Laughter of Doom
  7. 6. Rehearsal for Death
  8. 7. ["You can draw on your very first try-"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  9. 8. ["50 combat action plastic toys"]
  10. 9. ["Why haven't TV owners been told these facts?"]
  11. 10. ["How to fix any part of any car"]
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