(October-November 1951)

Master Comics, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Master Comics Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Harrison ?
Inks
Harry Harrison ?
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Dread Book of Betarin (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edward Goldfarb (signed)
Inks
Bob Baer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Eugene Gordon dabbles with black magic and tries spells out of a "grimore", the black book of Betarin. After summoning some elemental creatures and dead people, Gordon encounters Betarin himself.

Ghosts From Mars (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vince Napoli
Inks
Vince Napoli
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
Tiny dead ghostlike Martian creatures are raining down on earth and cause chaos and destruction. Only scientist and "authority on the occult" Don Blant may help by contacting the ghost of his dead brother Allen. The latter tells him that the Martians shy away from human blood.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Occult Notebook of Dark Mysteries (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Methods of divination, superstitions about were-animals, voodoo dolls and the evil eye.

The Unwilling Witch (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Bob and Jane are haunted by an old witch who was an ancestor of Jane's. Under the witch's bidding Jane turns into a were-cat and tries to kill her fiancé. But Bob gets help from a New Orleans "conjur woman".

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Bargain With a... Worm (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice ?
Inks
Harry Harrison ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Jim Thomas enters into a pact with a strange entity. Looking like a sack, the being offers Jim help in financial matters. In exchange the being can read Jim's thoughts. They start hassling over money and manners. Underestimating the thing's powers, Jim gets the short end of the stick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Dread Book of Betarin
  3. 2. Ghosts From Mars
  4. 3. The Occult Notebook of Dark Mysteries
  5. 4. The Unwilling Witch
  6. 5. Bargain With a... Worm
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Keith Smith