([December 1978])

K. G. Murray, 1972 Series
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Experiment in Fear (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The reprint inks out a significant corner portion of the image, removing the two child observers hiding on the left. The artist signed the work, but it is cropped out here. Overall the image is recolored, favoring green instead of blue.

Experiment in Fear (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Cain (host); John Cooper
Reprints

The Eavesdropper (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Kaar
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Wayne Howard
Letters
Joe Letterese ?
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (original editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frank Grogan; Pythia
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and inks credits per The Comic Reader #98 (July 1973). Previous indexer suggested Ralph Reese and/or Wally Wood (who is erroneously credited in the Wally Wood checklist) on inks.

Swamp Thing (Table of Contents: 3)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Inks
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing [Alex Olsen] (intro); Linda Olsen Ridge; Damian Ridge
Synopsis
Alex Olsen, turned into a swamp monster, returns to seek revenge on his friend who rigged the explosion that killed him.
Reprints

The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Letters
Stan Starkman
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Drusilla
Synopsis
A witch's cauldron that brings it's owner fame, fortune and long life passes from owner to owner.
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Double Edge (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Dick Giordano (original editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred (host)
Synopsis
A boy's mother throws all his ""junk"" away, including his talisman of power which he spends the rest of his life searching for, finally reclaiming it from a witch.
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Indexer Notes

Costanza letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Alex Toth.

The Avenging Grave (Table of Contents: 6)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host); Major Otto Strasser; Lt. Dietrich
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II in France.

The Secret of the Fossil Egg (Table of Contents: 7)

A Mark Merlin Mystery / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Letters
Stan Starkman
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Dan Wile
Synopsis
Mark Merlin tries to stop a creature that can alter its form to overcome any obstacle.
Reprints
  • US from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #27 (December 1959) [Last page (8.670pp) has panels extended to make it a full page. This is probably the version used in From All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1960 Series) #19 (July 1960)]

Drive-in Death (Table of Contents: 8)

Eve / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Frank Redondo [as Q. Redondo]
Inks
Frank Redondo [as Q. Redondo]
Letters
?
Editing
Tex Blaisdell (original editor) ; Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Eve (host); Henry Cooper; Sarah Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original indexer credited to Quico Redondo. Listed as Q. Redondo in the story. According to Jerry Bails' Who's Who, Quico Redondo is an alias of Frank Redondo.

Come Share My Coffin (Table of Contents: 9)

Eve / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Jess Jodloman
Inks
Jess Jodloman
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Eve (host); Peter Ward; John Ward; Myra Ward
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Experiment in Fear
  2. 1. Experiment in Fear
  3. 2. The Eavesdropper
  4. 3. Swamp Thing
    Swamp Thing
  5. 4. The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
  6. 5. Double Edge
  7. 6. The Avenging Grave
    Weird War Tales
  8. 7. The Secret of the Fossil Egg
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  9. 8. Drive-in Death
    Eve
  10. 9. Come Share My Coffin
    Eve
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