(Winter 1953)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fiction House, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (managing editor) ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia: GHOST COMICS, No. 9, 1953. Published by Fiction House, Inc., 1658 Summer Street, Stamford, Connecticut. T.T. Scott, Pres.; J.F. Byrne, Mgr. Editor; Jerry Iger, Art Director. Contents copyrighted 1953 by Fiction House, Inc. For advertising rates: Advertising Director, Fiction House, Inc., 1658 Summer Street, Stamford, Connecticut. Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Devil Seeds (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Belcastro [as Johnny Bell] (signed)
Inks
John Belcastro [as Johnny Bell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Egyptologists use a farmer’s field to plant ancient seeds from a tomb in the desert. The farmer does not approve of what’s growing there. It comes down to a duel between man and flesh-eating plant.

The Thing That Walked At Night (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis [as Benulis] (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel [as Abel] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Fred Ackers; Alice Ackers; Joan Ackers
Synopsis
Fred and Alice adoopt a child only to learn that the child has a terrible secret.
When the girl develops werewolf tendencies, they try everything to protect her. But in the end Fred decides that Joan has to die.
Reprints

The Throwback (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Discount (signed)
Inks
Bill Discount (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Deformed man gets a job posing as a Neanderthal man in a cave. Original Neanderthal cave drawings on the wall come alive and claim him as one of their own.

Monster Fang! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Climbing a mountain, a group of climbers meet ghosts of their criminal past and die one by one.

The Monster of the Sea (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. Albert [as Albert] (signed)
Inks
A. Albert [as Albert] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Young boy Tommy comes into possession of a magic compass. An old captain and his monster friend, a Loch-Ness snake, grant him three wishes. He chooses wisely – transforming his drunken father into a caring daddy.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Devil Seeds
  4. 3. The Thing That Walked At Night
  5. 4. The Throwback
  6. 5. Monster Fang!
  7. 6. The Monster of the Sea
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Frank Motler
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Walls
  • Frank Motler