Arnold Book Company, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1'- [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Arnold Book Company
Brand:
Prize Group
Color:
Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?: Joe Simon ?
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
No! I didn't mean to pry at the lock of the forbidden room --
Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston via the GCD Error List (5 April 2008).

Joan the Wad (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Joan the Wad / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Freak! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mort Meskin ?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Sylvia Brewster; Doctor Tony Austin; Bart Sheridan
Synopsis:
Sylvia goes on a date with Doctor Austin, who has to make one house-call before they go out. While at the Sheridan house a storm comes and they are forced to stay overnight, where Sylvia learns the hidden family secret.
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Indexer Notes

Possible Kirby script and Meskin inks per Nick Caputo, November 2012. Previous indexer credited Simon and Kirby on inks.

Guardian Angel (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
Ben Oda

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I Wouldn't Let Him Die (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

How 'Mini-Gym' Turns Plant "Drip" into Success Dynamo (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Joe Bonomo's Mini-Gym / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hoof Beats of the Devil's Horse (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
Ben Oda

Reprints:

Warning (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Draw the First Day (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mary Celeste: Ship of Evil (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Captain Deveau
Synopsis:
The true story of the ship Mary Celeste.
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The Soul of a Man! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Letters:
Ben Oda

Reprints:

The Boy Who Was 2000 Years Old! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Andy Loomis; Doctor; Professor Henning
Synopsis:
While sick with fever, young Andy describes life in ancient Rome, in perfect Latin, which he does not know.
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The Monster of Zollmort Castle (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Novelist Peter Fletcher visits Zollmort castle in Central Europe. By opening a sealed door in the dungeons, he releases the Zollmort monster. He and his wife have to fight for their lives.
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Song of the Undead! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Letters:
Leroy lettering

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John and Dorothy Blaik travel through Mexico looking for folk songs. Native woman Xatl introduces them to the "Song of the Undead". Any singer will be doomed and fall prey to vampires. The couple does not heed the warnings.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Alchemist (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A chemist poisons himself while searching for the elixir of life.
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Indexer Notes

One small illustration (by Sid Check) presumably lifted from an existing comic story.

The Phantom Python (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
British Colonial East Africa: The commissioner's daughter Tani is seriously ill and seeks help from native witch doctor Loganzi. She dies during the ceremony and Loganzi is hanged. But he and Tani haunt the land in the shape of a giant python snake.
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The Deformed of Zoar (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A crime happens in the valley of Zoar. A family robs and murders a traveler and gets cursed for generations by being born with deformities.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One small illustration (by Goldfarb/Baer) presumably lifted from an existing comic story.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Curse of the Bulaga! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Letters:
Leroy lettering

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Explorer Jon Norland travels to Antarctica to hunt the fabled Bulaga beast. He finds it caught in a block of ice. After thawing it, the Bulaga comes alive and chases Norland around the world to his doom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

One-Inch Gamble (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Science Fiction (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

The Man Eater! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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