(March 1953)

Story Comics, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Story Comics, Inc.
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Beck ?
Inks
Dick Beck ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Hollywood Death Trap! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Doug Wildey ?
Inks
Doug Wildey ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Hollywood diva Lydia Holmes is blackmailed by a gangster friend from her past. Dan Blakely demands to co-star in her pictures. The movie turns out to be a desaster because of Blakely. Lydia stabs the ham actor to death and drops his body in the ocean. When filming the next movie on Malibu beach, Lydia's boat capzises and the actress drowns, being weighed down by the corpse of her victim.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Mountain Murder (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Beck ?
Inks
Dick Beck ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Mountaineer Jack Victor lets his nagging wife Carol drop to her death while climbing Destiny peak. When he makes the tour again with his new love Lynn, Victor perishes in the same spot Carol died.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Smart Cons Don't Talk (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellen Lynn (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Fires of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Alexander
Inks
Howard Alexander
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Two murderers try to shake the police by mingling with the audience of a carnival. They manage to escape by kidnapping the fortune teller Alia. Before he's killed, he predicts death by fire for the gangsters. The first one burns to death in bed while smoking, the second one is run over by a fire truck.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Indexer's copy is missing first page of story.

The Big Dope (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goldfarb
Inks
Ed Goldfarb
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Dr. Henry Faber sees to the fact that his patients get addicted to morphine - so he can sell them the drug. When Faber is involved in a train wreck and lies dying, he can't be helped because the morphine supply has been used up by his patients.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Hollywood Death Trap!
  3. 2. Mountain Murder
  4. 3. Smart Cons Don't Talk
  5. 4. Fires of Death
  6. 5. The Big Dope
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