(1983)

Russ Cochran, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
[none]
Pages
180
On-sale Date
1983
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Russ Cochran, Publisher
Brand
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing
Russ Cochran

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks
Johnny Craig (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the doll you're paying me to kill?
Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
photographs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks
Johnny Craig (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the doll you're paying me to kill?
Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
photographs

Murder May Boomerang (Table of Contents: 2)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Death's Double-Cross (Table of Contents: 3)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Wally Wood [as W. Allan Wood] (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood [as W. Allan Wood] (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Characters
John Drakely (death?); the Drakely's doctor; Ruth Drakely (villain, John's wife); Ronald Drakely (villain, John's twin brother, death?)
Synopsis
Ruth was bored and lonely. Her two-year marriage to John was missing something: love, and she found it in John's twin brother. The two conspired to do away with John and thought they had... but a little mole on the cheek of Ronald made Ruth wonder.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Reward! (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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A Snapshot of Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Double Indemnity! (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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High Tide! (Table of Contents: 7)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Notes and Comments (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Crime SuspenStories / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks
Johnny Craig (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please...please don't hit me!
Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; blackjacks; bondage; torture

Dead-Ringer (Table of Contents: 10)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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A Moment of Madness! (Table of Contents: 11)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingel
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Perfect Murder! (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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Face-to-Face (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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The Corpse in the Crematorium (Table of Contents: 14)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Contract for Death (Table of Contents: 15)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Crime SuspenStories / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks
Johnny Craig (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No...no...please don't brick me in!
Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; bricks; immurement; masonry trowel; mortar

Poison! (Table of Contents: 17)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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The Giggling Killer (Table of Contents: 18)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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Getaway (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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Loot! (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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Faced with Horror! (Table of Contents: 21)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Wally Wood [as Woody] (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood [as Woody] (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
Sam (bank teller, death); un-named doctor (death); Willie Cooper (villain, robber, death); Sam Brogen (villain, gunman)
Synopsis
Sam and Willie hold up a bank and shoot a teller in the process. Unfortunately for them, an employee photographed them making their escape, and Brogen was identified. He decides to have plastic surgery to make him look like a different person, but what he gets is far from what he desired.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Blood Red Wine! (Table of Contents: 22)

The Haunt of Fear / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (host)
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Crime SuspenStories / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks
Johnny Craig (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You and your disgusting pickled freaks! I hate them...hate them!
Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
freaks; preservation of specimens; sideshows

Backlash! (Table of Contents: 24)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Premium Overdue! (Table of Contents: 25)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Reprints

Stranger (Table of Contents: 26)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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Seaweed (Table of Contents: 27)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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Indexer Notes

Text story with background illustration.

Conniver! (Table of Contents: 28)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Heads-Up! (Table of Contents: 29)

Haunt of Fear / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (host)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks
Johnny Craig (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
drowning; sewers

The Sewer! (Table of Contents: 31)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Mr. Biddy ... Killer! (Table of Contents: 32)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Reprints

Smart! (Table of Contents: 33)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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Idol (Table of Contents: 34)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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The Gullible One (Table of Contents: 35)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
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Partially Dissolved! (Table of Contents: 36)

Haunt of Fear / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (host)
Reprints

Russ Cochran Presents the Complete EC Library (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks
Johnny Craig (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
drowning; sewers

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is the doll you're paying me to kill?"]
  2. 1. ["This is the doll you're paying me to kill?"]
  3. 2. Murder May Boomerang
    Crime SuspenStories
  4. 3. Death's Double-Cross
    Crime SuspenStories
  5. 4. Reward!
  6. 5. A Snapshot of Death!
    Crime SuspenStories
  7. 6. Double Indemnity!
  8. 7. High Tide!
    Crime SuspenStories
  9. 8. Notes and Comments
  10. 9. ["Please...please don't hit me!"]
    Crime SuspenStories
  11. 10. Dead-Ringer
    Crime SuspenStories
  12. 11. A Moment of Madness!
    Crime SuspenStories
  13. 12. Perfect Murder!
  14. 13. Face-to-Face
  15. 14. The Corpse in the Crematorium
    Crime SuspenStories
  16. 15. Contract for Death
    Crime SuspenStories
  17. 16. ["No...no...please don't brick me in!"]
    Crime SuspenStories
  18. 17. Poison!
    Crime SuspenStories
  19. 18. The Giggling Killer
    Crime SuspenStories
  20. 19. Getaway
  21. 20. Loot!
  22. 21. Faced with Horror!
    Crime SuspenStories
  23. 22. Blood Red Wine!
    The Haunt of Fear
  24. 23. ["You and your disgusting pickled freaks! I hate them...hate them!"]
    Crime SuspenStories
  25. 24. Backlash!
    Crime SuspenStories
  26. 25. Premium Overdue!
    Crime SuspenStories
  27. 26. Stranger
  28. 27. Seaweed
  29. 28. Conniver!
    Crime SuspenStories
  30. 29. Heads-Up!
    Haunt of Fear
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. The Sewer!
    Crime SuspenStories
  33. 32. Mr. Biddy ... Killer!
    Crime SuspenStories
  34. 33. Smart!
  35. 34. Idol
  36. 35. The Gullible One
    Crime SuspenStories
  37. 36. Partially Dissolved!
    Haunt of Fear
  38. 37. Russ Cochran Presents the Complete EC Library
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
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