(February-March 1952)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1951-11-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Tiny Tot Comics, Inc.
Brand
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings. The original filing states Tiny Tot Comics, Inc. is the copyright holder. Registration number B330135.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shock SuspenStories / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Albert B. Feldstein [as Feldstein] (signed)
Inks
Albert B. Feldstein [as Feldstein] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

Shock Talk (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Gaines; Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Script addition of Gaines by Craig Delich.

The Neat Job! (Table of Contents: 2)

A Crime SuspenStory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils
Jack Kamen (signed)
Inks
Jack Kamen (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Characters
Arthur Berdeen (Eleanor's husband, death); two unnamed detectives; Eleanor Berdeen (villain)
Synopsis
An abused housewife married to a neat freak snaps one day and neatly dices the sections of her husband's body into small jars.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit per Russ Cochran and added by Craig Delich 2013-12-1. Feldstein reports that Wroten used a K & E Lettering Stylus to do all the lettering with.

Yellow! (Table of Contents: 3)

A War SuspenStory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
war
Characters
Sergeant Maurer (radio man); unnamed sentry; Captain Millikan ("B" Company Commander); Lieutenant Martin Henderson (the Colonel's son, death); Sergeant Hefner; Colonel Clark Henderson; The Nazis (villains, named only)
Synopsis
A Colonel's son faces the firing squad for cowardice under fire, and is court-martialed and found guilty, sentenced to die by firing squad. Later, the Colonel lies to his boy, telling him that the rifles are loaded with blanks so that his son will go to his death like a man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit per Russ Cochran and added by Craig Delich 2013-12-1. Feldstein reports that Wroten used a K & E Lettering Stylus to do all the lettering with.

Last Will (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Wendell Canfield (Uncle of Meredith Canfield, death); Meredith Canfield (villain, death)
Synopsis
Discovering that the provisions of the will of his Uncle are going to be changed to cut him off completely, young Canfield, wanting half of his Uncle's estate, decides to kill his Uncle and drag the corpse to the attic. Unfortunately for him, his Uncle's blood leads literally to his downfall and eventual death, but not before he spots a piece of paper indicating that his Uncle was going to leave the entire estate to him!
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Alibi! (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Merrick's unnamed partner (prospector, death); Merrick (villain, prospector, death)
Synopsis
Two prospectors, on their way to cash in $2000 worth of gold dust, run afoul of one another, when one of them, Merrick, decides to kill his partner for his gold. But his plan will soon backfire, with tragic results.
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The Monsters! (Table of Contents: 6)

A Science-Fiction SuspenStory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils
Joe Orlando [as J. Orlando] (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando [as J. Orlando] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hinkel (scientist); Alex (scientist); Herman (scientist); Jennings (stenographer); two mutants
Synopsis
Aliens deposit their mutant births on Earth which, to them, appear as horrible monsters, but appear as regular human beings to the Earth men.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit per Russ Cochran and added by Craig Delich 2013-12-1. Feldstein reports that Wroten used a K & E Lettering Stylus to do all the lettering with.

The Rug! (Table of Contents: 7)

A Horror SuspenStory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ball Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly] (signed)
Inks
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Conrad "Connie" Cartwright (wealthy socialite); Reggie (playboy, Cartwright's companion)
Synopsis
Conrad and his friend Reggie head up to the big woods for some relaxation, as well as going hunting for a grizzly bear. However, Reggie voices his loathing for Cartwright's hunting of big game and then making rugs out of them. But Conrad is due for a surprise one night after he bags one grizzly......and then hears another out in the darkness.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit per Russ Cochran and added by Craig Delich 2013-12-1. Feldstein reports that Wroten used a K & E Lettering Stylus to do all the lettering with.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shock SuspenStories
  2. 1. Shock Talk
  3. 2. The Neat Job!
    A Crime SuspenStory
  4. 3. Yellow!
    A War SuspenStory
  5. 4. Last Will
  6. 5. Alibi!
  7. 6. The Monsters!
    A Science-Fiction SuspenStory
  8. 7. The Rug!
    A Horror SuspenStory
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  • Bill Devine
  • Jason Sacks
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
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