(May 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

WEB OF EVIL May, 1953. Vol. 1 No. 4 Published bi-monthly by Comic Magazines, 347 Madison Avenue, New York, N. Y. Arrival date is Jan. 20, 1953.


Monster of the Mist (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Monster of the Mist (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Marine biologist Dr. Mornay discovers a giant sea serpent and keeps it close to study the creature. Mornay feeds the beast with sheep, but only teaches it a lust for blood. Mornay’s son and his fiancée arrive and help him prepare a deadly bait.
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Crime Circus (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An ensemble of circus artistes decides to make some big money and operates as a gang of criminals. Masterminded by the “midget” Lilliput they rob and steal. But ghost-like Fate steps in and sabotages their heists. In the end the last remaining members kill off each other.

Satan's Spectacles (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Citron ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The devil sets a trap for optometrist Harry Lenz. In disguise he lets him have magic glasses which reveal the thoughts of others. At a moment’s notice, Lenz goes for a life of crime and high finance. Years later Satan comes to collects his dues. Surprisingly not Lenz’ soul, but just his eyesight.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

From Outer Space (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes Statement of Ownership at bottom of page.

Dance of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
John Drune runs the "Devil's Den" night club. Because he's too cheap to buy a fireproof dress, his dancer Helen perishes in a dangerous flame dance. She returns from the grave to teach him a dancing lesson.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Monster of the Mist
  2. 1. Monster of the Mist
  3. 2. Crime Circus
  4. 3. Satan's Spectacles
  5. 4. From Outer Space
  6. 5. Dance of Death
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore