(September 1953)

Ribage, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ribage Publishing Corp.
Editing
Adolphe Barreaux (editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia reads Crime Mysteries combined with Crime Smashers. Published by Ribage. Indicia notes an additional Second Class mailing permit at Derby, Connecticut which would indicate the printing of this issue by Charlton.

You Are the Murderer! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover based on H. J. Ward's cover for Spicy Mystery Stories for November 1937, a pulp also published by Trojan.

Oh, Brother! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Oh, Brother! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

G. I. Jane (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

G. I. Jane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Revenge of Professor Zarno! (Table of Contents: 3)

Lance Storm / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mo Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Inks
Al Gordon (signed as Gordon)
Colors
Mo Marcus
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Three beautiful women and a challenge that meant death...
Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
Lance Storm; Professor Zarno; Carl; three killer women; killer robot; policemen

Reversible Auto Seat Covers (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Mardo Sales Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Powerful Motor (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Imperial Sales Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fat Folks! Your Dream has Come True! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Meltabs; Robin Products Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Are the Murderer! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Gates (signed as Art Gates)
Inks
Art Gates (signed as Art Gates)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't laugh when you read this...
Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
Tom; Darlene Marlow; Yogi Krisanda
Synopsis
A Hollywood agent falls in love with the wife of a mystic Yogi who has the ability to put his wife into a death like state as part of their carnival act. He convinces the Yogi to make it seem like she's dead so they can revive her for a publicity stunt, but in truth the agent wants to kill the Yogi to have his wife to himself. The plan backfires.
Reprints
Keywords
cataleptic trance

Susan and the Devil (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some people are born rich... others have to...
Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
Susan Buell; Jed Hawkins; Mark Hawkins; Randy Breen; James Gell; Betty Blake; The Devil
Reprints

Unicorn Contestants (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Research Book Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

One Last Bullet (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was only a punk -- a small time crook...
Genre
crime
Characters
"Scar" Winters; sheriff; inspector
Synopsis
A dope crazed cop killer thinks he has eluded the police searching for him.

Sew Leather and Tough Textiles Like an Expert (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Speedy Stitcher; Sportsman's Post / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ancient Thief (Table of Contents: 12)

The Fantastic Dr. Foo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You spied on me... now die!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dr. Foo; Nalya; Amen Tohep; Dr. Carlton; Ak-Tut-Kamen
Keywords
Egyptian

Indexer Notes

Andru pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Esposito.

Amazing New Attachment Stops TV Interference in Case After Case! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Hastings Products, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Need Extra Spending Money? Here's $50 (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You Are the Murderer!
  2. 1. Oh, Brother!
    Oh, Brother!
  3. 2. G. I. Jane
    G. I. Jane
  4. 3. Revenge of Professor Zarno!
    Lance Storm
  5. 4. Reversible Auto Seat Covers
    Mardo Sales Corporation
  6. 5. Powerful Motor
    Imperial Sales Company
  7. 6. Fat Folks! Your Dream has Come True!
    Meltabs; Robin Products Company
  8. 7. You Are the Murderer!
  9. 8. Susan and the Devil
  10. 9. Unicorn Contestants
    Research Book Company
  11. 10. One Last Bullet
  12. 11. Sew Leather and Tough Textiles Like an Expert
    Speedy Stitcher; Sportsman's Post
  13. 12. The Ancient Thief
    The Fantastic Dr. Foo
  14. 13. Amazing New Attachment Stops TV Interference in Case After Case!
    Hastings Products, Inc.
  15. 14. Need Extra Spending Money? Here's $50
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
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