(August 1951)

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:
Harry Harrison (uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index revised by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Goldfarb [as Goldfarb] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Baer [as Baer] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Curse of the Salem Queen! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Palette] (signed, an art studio)
Inks:
? [as Palette] (signed, an art studio)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Pirate Black Luke, scourge of the Atlantic, maroons a company of women and children on a flimsy raft. The young woman Lucille goes overboard and dies, but her ghost haunts Black Luke and his crew - causing their doom.

Return from the Dead! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Ash ?; Vince Napoli ?
Inks:
Stan Ash ?; Vince Napoli ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The coalminers Tom and Matty fight over the same woman, Ruth. Tom tries to slay Matty and leaves him to perish in an abandoned mine shaft. Some time later, however, Tom is trapped in a cave-in and comes across the mortal remains of his rival Matty. The skeleton holds him down while rats close in on Tom.
Reprints:

Anger of the Devil (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Goldfarb [as Goldfarb] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Baer [as Baer] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When geologist McIntyre watches a forbidden native ritual, he is marked for death. Strange things begin to happen in the household, as native woman Nagana presents McIntyre's daughter Betsy with a voodoo doll.
Reprints:

Ghost of the Mist (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellen Lynn
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Manikins of Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The secret of his lifelike puppets is a simple one: Conrad Lebaron uses real bodies of beautiful women to create his famed manikins. But when he kills singer Regina Walters, he is being haunted by her ghostly apparition.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist's signature can be found on page 3.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Curse of the Salem Queen!
  3. 2. Return from the Dead!
  4. 3. Anger of the Devil
  5. 4. Ghost of the Mist
  6. 5. The Manikins of Death!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tillmann Courth
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig