(January 1953)

Quality Comics, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1952-08-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet

Issue Notes

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

Hangman's Horror (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Hangman's Horror (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Ghost Ship (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Rival tugboat captains Hook Larson and Blackjack Grant go head to head in a small port. Grant eliminates the competition by ramming down Larson's ship. But on the anniversary of the foul deed, a ghost ship pulls into port and a hooked spectre takes revenge.
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Make-Up for Death (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Theater makeup artist Karl Rageese murders three actors who talked bad about him and perishes in the same fire he layed to kill his last victim.
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The Sobbing Thing (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

The Corpse That Wouldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 5)

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"

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hangman's Horror
  2. 1. Hangman's Horror
  3. 2. Ghost Ship
  4. 3. Make-Up for Death
  5. 4. The Sobbing Thing
  6. 5. The Corpse That Wouldn't Die!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike White
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Pat Conolly
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore