(November 1954)

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 editor)
Color
color cover
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Monster from the Deep (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Cuidera ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Katumba - The Man-Made Terror (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Katumba is a legendary monster gorilla from the island of Martinique. Trent and Crane, owners of a “Hall of Oddities”, travel to Martinique and build a fake Katumba there – to attract audiences at home. First Trent, then Crane operate the big ape from the inside to murder one another.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

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

Make-Up for Horror (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Ezra Fear is Hollywood’s master make-up artist. His trade secret: There is no make-up. He uses a “chemical Z” to frightfully alter the appearance of actors he kidnapped, drugged and keeps caged in his cellar. His “creatures” manage to escape from their prison during a storm and use the hideous drug on their tormentor.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Monster from the Deep (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ravielli
Inks
Louis Ravielli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An atom bomb test in the Pacific opens up a crack in the sea bottom and releases an ancient, dinosaur-like sea serpent. Professor Drake witnesses the monster’s rampage and tries to convince the government of its existence. But no one believes him.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

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

Plan for Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Death from the Tomb (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Professor Denton’s expedition explores the insides of an Azetec pyramid in Mexico. Expedition member Carlson is found raving mad, and then goes missing. Denton faces the attacking mummy of king Kataw. He barely manages to escape and seals the pyramid forever.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Monster from the Deep
  2. 1. Katumba - The Man-Made Terror
  3. 2. Make-Up for Horror
  4. 3. The Monster from the Deep
  5. 4. Plan for Doom
  6. 5. Death from the Tomb
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore