The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics! #23 - Lou Cameron's Unsleeping Dead
(July 2018)

IDW, 2010 Series
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Price
24.99 USD
Pages
152
On-sale date
2018
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IDW Publishing
Brand
Yoe Books!; IDW
ISBN
978-1-63140-931-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781631409318 52499
Editing
Tillmann Courth
Color
color cover
Dimensions
8.7" x 11"
Binding
hardcover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "Realm of Lost Faces", page 6. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "The Moon Was Red", page 1. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (spot illustration)
Inks
Lou Cameron (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page and indicia.

[Introduction] (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 4.34 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Thompson
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In his introduction to Zombies (Yoe Books), Steve Banes ...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for cover to Web of Mystery (Ace Magazines, 1951 series) #17. Illustrating text article [Introduction].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrating text article [Introduction].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.11 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrating text article [Introduction].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.11 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This reprint certain about artist identity. Illustrating text article [Introduction].

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

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.11 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This reprint certain about artist identity. Illustrating text article [Introduction].

The Muscle Man (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Cameron
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • from So It Seems (Bell Syndicate) 1952-04-08

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art. Illustrating text article [Introduction].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Robert Louis Stevenson
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original for Classics Illustrated (Gilberton, 1947 series) #13 (HRN 112), page 1. Illustrating text article [Introduction].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrating text article [Introduction].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

This reprint certain about artist identity. Illustrating text article [Introduction].

[They Can Be Yours!] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

This reprint certain about artist identity. Illustrating text article [Introduction].

Lou Cameron: Pioneer of Pop Art (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Tillmann Courth
Pencils
Lou Cameron; ? (photo)
Inks
Lou Cameron; ? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art. Illustrating article "Lou Cameron: Pioneer of Pop Art".

The War of the Worlds (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Lou Cameron (painted)
Inks
Lou Cameron (painted)
Colors
Lou Cameron (painted)

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrating article "Lou Cameron: Pioneer of Pop Art".

The Ink Bottle Imp (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Yoe
Letters
typeset

The Bottle Imp (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Robert Louis Stevenson
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for Classics Illustrated (Gilberton, 1947 series) #116, page 1. Illustrating article "The Ink Bottle Imp".

Realm of Lost Faces (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Soviet adviser Ivanovitch desecrates a magic Chinese mask and pays for it with the loss of his facial features. He gets shot by his fellow communists and has to look for his missing face in the afterworld.
Reprints

Lair of the Silken Doom (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Silk merchant Stanley Raffel starts a business partnership with the mysterious and beautiful Lycia who provides him with the finest silk to be found. Little does Raffel realize that Lycia is a gigantic spider processing her victims' bodies into silk threads. But he will find out.
Reprints

The Maze Master (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Victor Rarlo is a sadist who loves puzzles and lets people perish in his fiendish mazes. Being challenged by a strange mystic, Rarlo travels into psychedelic mind-mazes and gets irreversibly caught in the maze of his own mind.
Reprints

The Moon Was Red (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In a French sea port the fishermen have to fight giant merman-creatures. Only old Fernande survives and puts a monster's severed finger on display.
Reprints

From the Graves of the Unholy (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A couple is captured and brought to a ghostly amusement park where they have to fight an evil witch.
Reprints

Over My Dead Body (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In a scheme to get his insurance money, struggling painter Ben Ober agrees to a fake burial of his comatose body. Everything goes not exactly as planned, and in the end there's the devil to pay.
Reprints

Totem Justice (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
On the Yukon, Mike Lucas strikes a gold mine. In his greed he murders his companion and his native guides. Totem god Unalka swears revenge upon the killer. Lucas loses everything and has to pay in the end.
Reprints

The Phantom Gladiator (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Fate (host)
Synopsis
During their tour of Europe, Nat Murrano and his wife Grace are trapped in the ruins of Pompeii in Italy. They are the incarnations of a Gaul gladiator and a Roman noblewoman and have to fulfill deadly vows they made 2,000 years ago.
Reprints

Graveyard of Ghost Ships (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Lou Cameron ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
American adventurer Gil Morgan comes across a pirate ship in the Sargasso sea, inhabited by ghost pirates under female captain Anne Bonny. Anne falls in love with the handsome stranger. They go sink some ships together. When Morgan tries to run away with the loot, he is killed by Captain Anne.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Comparing Lou's signature to the title makes previous indexer believe that he was his own letterer.
We are talking about the title splash here, captions and balloons are Leroy lettered.

Code of the Shadowmaster (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Carnival silhouette artist Linc Mars learns to cut magic silhouettes from a burial sackcloth. He uses his abilities to amass riches, but runs out of magic and has to die by his own scissors.
Reprints

The Horror of Hillory Hill (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The Hillorys seem to be a nice family - father, son and a mother confined to a wheelchair. But when night settles, people from the village die under gruesome circumstances. Because the Hillorys are a family of monsters.
Reprints

Fangs of the Fiend (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A dentist extracts all his rival's teeth and replaces them with dog's teeth - turning the man into a werewolf. After going on a rampage, the beast is caught and the teeth are removed again, rendering the man harmless. Only now the doctor got bitten and turns werewolf.
Reprints

He Who Robs The Dead (Table of Contents: 33)

Fate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Grave robber Albert Torrence finds a treasure beneath a cemetery. As he spends the loot, Torrence learns that he has been framed by the dead. The jewels of a murdered woman lead him straight to the electric chair.
Reprints

The Night the Statues Walked (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A night guard at the museum discovers a secret formula that makes stone statues come alive and do his bidding. Tillston, the guard, uses his powers to kill people and avenge his brother's death by the verdict of a vice president. His murdering statues can be stopped by detective Dorne.
Reprints

The 5 Lives of Otto Marlin (Table of Contents: 35)

Fate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Mad scientist Otto Marlin poisons Vivian Lake to learn about her previous lives. When cornered by the police, he poisons himself and is reincarnated in the middle ages. Marlin meets Lake again. They chase each other back through time.
Reprints

12 Hours to Doom (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Businessman Arthur Matlin discovers a magic sundial which summons Chronos, the spirit of time. With the help of Chronos, Matlin can travel some hours ahead into the future. He uses this ability to commit crimes. When the police catch up with him and destroy the sundial, Matlin is condemned to wander the future without ever returning.
Reprints

The Man Who Would Be Fate (Table of Contents: 37)

Fate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When power-mad Roger Dunning blackmails a conference of world leaders, he is thrown into a jail cell. Fate steps in and offers Dunning to take his place. For moments, Dunning controls the universe, but is quickly put to death by vengeful spirits. Fate takes control again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Source given as The Hand of Fate (Ace Magazines, 1951 series) #23.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "Realm of Lost Faces", page 6. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "Totem Justice", page 7. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

Lou Cameron was a groundbreaking art master ... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)