Strange #1
(March 1957)

Farrell, 1957 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Four Star Comic Corp.
Brand
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth A. Roche
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched

Prisoner of the Shadows? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Prisoner of the Shadows (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
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? (Iger Shop)
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? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
No one notices Colin Field. Even finding his shadow doesn't help.
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Dead on Arrival (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Jim Ritchie meets Big Mike Spandau to extend their criminal operations, but mirror men are out to stop them.
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Long Way (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
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? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Jim Woods thinks his twin brother John doesn't want him in his business, but he accidentally learns how wrong he is from his brother's fiance Julie Thayer.
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The Million Dollar Allergy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Watson Carson's heirs struggle to meet the conditions of his will.
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Charlie (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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?
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? (Iger Shop)
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? (Iger Shop)
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Winthrop was a very bright young man who had everything he wanted, including something special that his well-intending relatives had overlooked...he had a friend!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Winthrop Peters, Jr.; Joe Taft (uncle); Mary Taft (aunt); Miss Jones (piano teacher)
Synopsis
Winthrop Peters, Jr. relies on his unseen companion Charlie, but when Winthrop's uncle and aunt makes plans for private school, Charlie has other ideas.
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Keywords
Joe Taft is called Alexander Taft in a caption in panel 2.

The Girl No One Really Knew! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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? (Iger Shop)
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? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
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?

Genre
detective-mystery; romance
Synopsis
Gloria King's odd and mysterious behavior leads to romance for Joan and Tom.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoner of the Shadows?
  2. 1. Prisoner of the Shadows
  3. 2. Dead on Arrival
  4. 3. Long Way
  5. 4. The Million Dollar Allergy
  6. 5. Charlie
  7. 6. The Girl No One Really Knew!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Paul Robinson
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • John P. Selegue
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson