(September 1952)

Comic Media, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Allen Hardy Associates
Brand
Comic Media [book]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Allen Hardy

Issue Notes

Correct story sequence order from Gary Watson, 12/3/2006.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Inks
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are trapped…heh, heh!
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Comate Laboratories Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hitler's Head (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Inks
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Adolph Hitler; Eric Hausner; Doctor Gerhardt; The Devil
Synopsis
The Devil is hunting down ex-Nazi's with the ghost of Adolph Hitler.
Reprints

The Wage-Earners (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Winter
Inks
Chuck Winter
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
While driving through a cemetery at night Henry Mason accidently hits a beautiful woman. He is shocked and relieved to find out that she is unharmed. He becomes so smitten by this strange beautiful woman that he kills his wife to be with her. It turns out this beautiful woman is really a ghoul out to collect sinful souls for her 'father', the Grim Reaper himself!
Reprints

The Cave of the Bats (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Burr Dett (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Portrait of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story resembles H. P. Lovecraft's "Pickman's Model" according to Fred Snyder.

The Invisible Curse (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Perlin (signed as Perlin)
Inks
Abe Simon (signed as Simon)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Stop Cigarette Burns With Cigarette "Chaperone" (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Cigarette "Chaperone" / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Dream Girl Fashion / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Hit Tunes Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Spot Reducer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You are trapped…heh, heh!"]
  2. 1. ["Here's proof... how this amazing new scientific formula called Comate may help you save your hair"]
    Comate Laboratories Inc.
  3. 2. Hitler's Head
  4. 3. The Wage-Earners
  5. 4. The Cave of the Bats
  6. 5. Portrait of Death
  7. 6. The Invisible Curse
  8. 7. Stop Cigarette Burns With Cigarette "Chaperone"
    Cigarette "Chaperone"
  9. 8. ["She'll be your "Dream Girl""]
    Dream Girl Fashion
  10. 9. ["Amazing! At tremendous savings! Newest hit parade break-resistant vinylite filled records"]
    Hit Tunes Company
  11. 10. ["Reducing specialist says: Lose weigh where it shows most"]
    Spot Reducer
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ron Sadowski
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Mike White