Spook #23
(March 1953)

Star Publications, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Star Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Star Comic
Editing
L. B. Cole
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
L. B. Cole
Inks
L. B. Cole
Colors
L. B. Cole
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense

A Weird Picture of Murder (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Peltz (signed)
Inks
George Peltz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

You Can't Kill a Dead Man (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Gorillas, Ghosts and Gangsters (Table of Contents: 3)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Spillane
Pencils
John Jordan
Inks
John Jordan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

The Bloody Horror (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Kansas State Penitentiary riot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Appears to be from an Atlas "True Crime" title.

His Conscience Drove Him Mad! (Table of Contents: 5)

You Be the Detective Thriller / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Synopsis
The reader is to solve the crime. Killer revealed in the last panel (which is upside down)
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Indexer Notes

Originally untitled.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Weird Picture of Murder
  3. 2. You Can't Kill a Dead Man
  4. 3. Gorillas, Ghosts and Gangsters
    Sergeant Spook
  5. 4. The Bloody Horror
  6. 5. His Conscience Drove Him Mad!
    You Be the Detective Thriller
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gary L. Watson
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson