(September 1952)

Comic Media, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Artful Publications, Inc.
Editing
Allen Hardy
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden 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)

Pencils
? (Iger Shop ?)
Inks
? (Iger Shop ?)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Hangman's Holiday (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield ?
Inks
? (Iger Shop ?)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Sadistic George Worth works as the state's hangman and dreams of hanging a woman, once in his life. When Mona Trent is put on death row, Worth sees to it that he can hang her personally. He tampers with the prison clock to prevent the woman's reprieve from the governor. Afterwards, Trent's brother shows up to avenge his sister.
Reprints

The Refugee from a Locked Coffin (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Frank Drexel shoots his associate Roger Simon dead with a gun because Simon was to expose Drexel's embezzlement of company money. However, Drexel keeps encountering Simon's living corpse who forces him into making a confession.
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The Ghost's Last Laugh (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellen Ludwell
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Iron Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Iger Shop ?
Inks
? (Iger Shop ?)
Colors
? (Iger Shop ?)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Mr. Matterman from New York inherits Mader castle on the Rhine in Germany. He travels there and plans on opening a torture museum. While he's at it, he kills caretaker Hans to start his collection. The castle's tortured souls awake in the dungeon and attack Matterman.
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The Dancer of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop ?)
Inks
? (Iger Shop ?)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The dancer Vanya disposes of her lover Paul by pushing him out of a window. But Paul's ghost returns and makes her life miserable. Engaging in a final dance, Paul throws Vanya out of a window and cripples her.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Hangman's Holiday
  3. 2. The Refugee from a Locked Coffin
  4. 3. The Ghost's Last Laugh
  5. 4. Iron Doom
  6. 5. The Dancer of Death
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • David Wilt
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin