([circa 1988 - 1989])

Alan Class, 1962 Series
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Price
0.55 GBP
Pages
84
On-sale Date
1988 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alan Class & Co. Ltd
Brand
Class Series
Printer
Printed in England by Caldra House, Ltd.
Editing
Alan Class (reprint editor)

Issue Notes

Issue is undated. Estimated date based on analysis of brands and cover prices in the series.

While the City Slumbers (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Reprints

While the City Slumbers! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
?

Job Number
K-942
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Angry molemen want revenge for being forced to live in warrens on the outskirts of San Francisco so they plan an invasion. When the earthquake brought on by their tunneling produces multiple fires, they figure that the citizens must have thought to destroy their town rather then have them take it over, so they return to their caves and collapse the entrance behind them.
Reprints

He Hides Among Us (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Herb Familton
Inks
Herb Familton
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
J-483
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A doctor raises a Martian child among humans as an experiment. When a young man breaks several athletic records, his rival for the affection of a young girl digs through the doctor's records attempting to prove his suspicions regarding alien origin. The doctor catches him going through the files and confronts the snoop with the knowledge that he might be the alien since he does not remember his parents, and the man leaves town to kept the secret quiet. At the wedding of the athletic man and the young girl, the doctor's thoughts reveal that it is the girl who is the Martian.
Reprints

Locked in the Silent Room (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mac L. Pakula (signed)
Inks
Mac L. Pakula (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
L-37
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A criminal asks his brother Paul to place him into suspended animation with his experiment. Paul agrees and the criminal awakens in an era without germs. People refuse to release him from his capsule because of his germs.
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The First Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
John Giunta
Letters
?

Job Number
J-800
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The author of this story postulates that a series of satellites will be required to use as refueling stations on the way to the moon. Once they are built, and rockets make it to the moon, men find that the moon itself is an inhabited satellite built by alien beings.
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The Man Who Went Too Far (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
K-999
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Peter invents a solar battery which can cure imbalances in the brain. Curious how it would affect a healthy mind he uses it on himself and gains telepathic powers but Anne stops him from abusing the ability.
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The Voice in the Night (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck (sourced)
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-827
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a man slugs an elderly man collecting donations for the poor and steals the poor box, his conscience bothers him so much that he hears a clock accuse him of being a thief.
Reprints

The Sea Serpent! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-788
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A sailor sees a sea serpent arise when there is a disaster to be averted.
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Out of the Jungle (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-1001
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Anthony Jones; Johnny
Synopsis
A man runs into the descendant of gorillas that immigrated from the jungle to America.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Mystery of the Missing Man (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walton (signed)
Inks
Bill Walton (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-978
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A stolen box shrinks the thief into a small figurine.
Reprints

The Beasts! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Hodge (signed)
Inks
Paul Hodge (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-648
Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Henslowe grants a spider the power to speak but a janitor squashes it with a broom.
Reprints

I Saw a Demon! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta (signed)
Inks
John Giunta (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
K-403
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A scientist invents a machine to record sound waves onto solid objects such as rocks and tests the playback on a rock taken from an old temple where the black arts were practiced. At first he hears his voice from the test he made, but then sounds continue as the machine plays back a chant that was stored ages ago on the rock and a demon appears.
Reprints

How Harry Escaped (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck (sourced)
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Letters
?

Job Number
K-451
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Harry steals Rinaldi's portrait which can make the owner younger when it hangs in moonlight. Unfortunately the portrait is struck by moonlight for too long and Harry regresses out of existence.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"The Picture of Dorian Gray" in reverse.

The Victim! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
K-428
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A confidence man becomes the kidnap victim of an alien from Pluto who needs to demonstrate to his people that his transference device works.
Reprints

Stone Face (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta (signed)
Inks
John Giunta (signed)
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
J-894
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An evil alien practitioner of black magic is revived by a carnival barker.
Reprints

The Messenger! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Jack Abel (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
F-195
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Jeff enjoys playing pranks on messengers who come to his warehouse until Dal provides Jeff with the seemingly-impossible things he asks for. Dal reveals he's from the future and come to study the past but leaves without any evidence Jeff can show to others.
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Yvette (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein
Inks
Marvin Stein
Letters
?

Job Number
F-587
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two ghosts search for each other on the streets of Paris.
Reprints

Elm City's the Dullest Place! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ed Twimbly; Hazel Huff; George Jelinek; King Arthur; Sir Galahad; Sir Lancelot; Merlin; Captain Malevo; Pedro; Lady Barbara
Reprints

The Day the World Ended! (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
L-523
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
To prevent atomic war Eric allows his universal solvent to run amok, causing an international calamity which forces the Soviets to make peace with the USA in order to neutralize the solvent.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. While the City Slumbers
  2. 1. While the City Slumbers!
  3. 2. He Hides Among Us
  4. 3. Locked in the Silent Room
  5. 4. The First Man
  6. 5. The Man Who Went Too Far
  7. 6. The Voice in the Night
  8. 7. The Sea Serpent!
  9. 8. Out of the Jungle
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Missing Man
  11. 10. The Beasts!
  12. 11. I Saw a Demon!
  13. 12. How Harry Escaped
  14. 13. The Victim!
  15. 14. Stone Face
  16. 15. The Messenger!
  17. 16. Yvette
  18. 17. Elm City's the Dullest Place!
  19. 18. The Day the World Ended!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Doug Brain
  • Peter Croome
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Clint Maxwell