(November 1953)

Quality Comics, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Comic Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color
color cover
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1953 by Comic Magazines.


Death Prowls the Streets (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Creature of Doom (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Nuclear scientist Paul Allen is left to die on the site of an atom bomb test. His treacherous colleague Serb works for “the reds” and plans on leaving the country with Allen’s wife Gena. Allen watches helplessly in spectral form. Then he musters his last strength, returns to his broken body and attacks his killers as a nuclear zombie.

Flaming Vengeance (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Greedy landlord Cal Arnum burns down his own tenement block to cash in on the insurance. The loss of dozens of lives means nothing to him. Arnum then takes a drug to fake his own death. Instead of being brought to the family tomb, Arnum is cremated.

Death Prowls the Streets (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Famous, but retired investigator Emmett Dru takes on one last case. A homicidal maniac is spreading terror throughout the city. Dru finds the killer’s hide-out and confronts him.
Reprints

Cast Back the Dead (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Valley of Horror (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A couple take a shortcut through 'Perdition Valley' after seeing it on a road map found near a car crash site. The car accident victim was a known racketeer. Little do the couple realize that Perdition Valley is a town for the damned dead.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death Prowls the Streets
  2. 1. Creature of Doom
  3. 2. Flaming Vengeance
  4. 3. Death Prowls the Streets
  5. 4. Cast Back the Dead
  6. 5. Valley of Horror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Mike White
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore