(March 1953)

Quality Comics, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet (Editor); Richard Arnold (Associate Editor)
Color
color cover
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/. All art credits form Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

WEB OF EVIL March 1953. Vol. 1 No. 3 Published bi-monthly by Comics Magazines, 347 Madison Avenue, New York, New York.


Goddess of Murder (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Killer from Saturn (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
A municipal window clerk (villain)
Synopsis
The city's in panic as an alien-like serial killer stalks the streets at night. Twelve people have to die until clever police lieutenant Jordan comes up with an explanation and confronts the fiend, who turns out to be a mousy city window clerk who wears an imposing monster costume with stilts, who is taking revenge on those who abused him.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Bugle; Evening News

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Art Spiegelman and Chip Kidd in Jack Cole and Plastic Man: Forms Stretched To Their Limits! (Chronicle Books LLC, 2001 series) nn (August 2001)

Vengeance of the Red Ghost (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Susan Maynard fakes her death and plays the avenging ghost coming back from the grave. She starts killing the rest of the family to get her hands on a big inheritance.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Ogden Whitney? for pencils and inks.

Goddess of Murder (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Monstrous four-armed goddess Kali demands human sacrifices. When the lovely Caroline is chosen to be the next victim, her lover Kenneth comes to the rescue.
Reprints

House of Horror (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

The Beast from Beyond (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A hunting company from the city enters the woods and finds no moose, but a dragon-like monster! When all of the campers disappear one by one, the police come investigating. They confront the monster with high-powered rifles and grenades.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Vernon Henkel? for pencils and inks.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Goddess of Murder
  2. 1. The Killer from Saturn
  3. 2. Vengeance of the Red Ghost
  4. 3. Goddess of Murder
  5. 4. House of Horror
  6. 5. The Beast from Beyond
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore