(November 1993)

Russ Cochran, 1992 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly in November, February, May and August
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Russ Cochran, Publisher
Brand
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing
Al Feldstein (original); ?

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Sewer! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Characters
John Golden (party host, matinee idol, death); Irene Golden (party host, John's wife); unnamed Police Sergeant; Harry Marks (villain, John's Business Manager, death)
Synopsis
At a party thrown by the Goldens, Harry and Irene concoct a scheme to kill John, dump him in a sewer, and then be together for all time. However, the foul deed, once done, turns Irene's stomach and she ditches him. But Harry has another plan in mind what to do to cover his tracks when he discovers she has gone to the Police.
Reprints

Mr. Biddy ... Killer! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
Sidney Brackman (Assistant D.A., narrator); Emily Chester (Archie's wife, death, in flashback); Mr. Biddy (make-believe villain, in flashback); Archie Chester (villain)
Synopsis
Really fed up with his wife, Archie ponders what to do.....until he meets a Mr. Biddy, who offers to kill his wife for Archie. But things are not what they seem once the foul deed is done.
Reprints
Keywords
death row; insanity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Crime-Time / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Rock
Pencils
Jack Kamen; Graham Ingels
Inks
Jack Kamen; Graham Ingels
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Letters from Richard Cody, John Miller, David R. Burlington, Marc E. Denny, Mark A. Bernstein, David Lindsay, Scott Dooley.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Crypt-Keeper's Page of Fine Arts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Rock [as The Crypt-Keeper]; Michael A. Deterling (see Notes)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Letters from Eric Kazen (with illustration); poem by Michael A. Deterling; illustrations by Wayne Kaweski, Rudy Gomez, Niko Vardas and a cartoon by Mike Twohy.

The Gullible One (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Characters
Fred Vanderhoff (death); Mr. Vanderhoff (Fred's father); Jeeves (Vanderhoff's servant); Group of hunters [Sy Dawson; Joe King (villain); Jerry Latch; Hal Allenby (death)]
Synopsis
Fred Vanderhoff invites a group of his hunter friends to his mountain retreat to do some hunting, but the next morning they discovered that a heavy snow had fallen overnight, trapping them in their retreat for at least two weeks. When their host is killed the next day, the others make their way to the Police, each suspecting the other of the crime. When all are invited by Fred's father to the Vanderhoff mansion, the old man has a test to prove who the guilty party is.
Reprints
Keywords
poison

Partially Dissolved! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (host); Ventar the Great (magician, death); Molto (villain, Ventar's assistant, death)
Synopsis
Crowds flocked to the theater to see Ventar, acclaimed as good a magician as the late Houdini or Thurston. The magician later reveals to his long time assistant a new metal he created that dissolves in water, thus allowing his to do a variety of seemingly dangerous illusions. But the assistant double crosses his master and later assumes the role of master illusionist....until Ventar returns from the grave for justice.
Reprints
Keywords
Cleveland Press; Evening News; Lake Eerie; Marquee Rose Theater; stage magician
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Sewer!
  3. 2. Mr. Biddy ... Killer!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Crime-Time
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Crypt-Keeper's Page of Fine Arts
  6. 5. The Gullible One
  7. 6. Partially Dissolved!
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