(September-October 1952)

EC, 1951 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
I. C. Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing
Al Feldstein
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Feldstein [as Feldstein] (signed)
Inks
Al Feldstein [as Feldstein] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
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Revulsion! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

The Quick Trip (Table of Contents: 2)

"E.C. Quickie" / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Philip Donnel (space-ship pilot); Bob Hatch (language expert); Lieutenant James Murtha (engineer, death)
Synopsis
Captain Donnel is heading up a mission to the star Pollux.....a journey taking 30 light years. Once they arrive, they have one year to explore to system and make contact with any life forms they encounter. There is only one problem: once they get there, they discover that Pollux has completely disappeared!
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Keywords
Pollux

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

The Long Trip (Table of Contents: 3)

"E.C. Quickie" / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Philip Donnel (space ship pilot); Bob Hatch (language expert); Lieutenant James Murtha (engineer, death); Sandor Mannershmitt (inventor of the space time overdrive, mention only)
Synopsis
Captain Donnel is assigned the duty of traveling to the star Pollux, a 30 year travel distance, in order to study the star's solar system, which is supposedly very much like the Earth's solar system. However, due to the distance and time involved, Donnel and his crew will be considerably older after the mission and may not return......alive. They have a surprise awaiting them upon landing.
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Keywords
Pollux

Indexer Notes

This story is a swipe of A. E. Van Vogt's "Far Centaurus".
Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

Genius! (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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He Who Waits! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Percy (bachelor scientist); Alec; Petite (a flower girl, death)
Synopsis
Percy is given an unusual plant as a gift from Alec, and he notes that a tiny, 8" tall girl has emerged from it. Percy then takes a special secret solution to shrink in size so that he can take the girl for his own.
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Indexer Notes

Corrected script credits and letterer credit by Craig Delich.

By George!! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alan (archaeologist); Marvin (archaeologist); un-named alien boy (death); Princess Sabra; Saint George
Synopsis
Two archaeologists uncover a large, smooth object, looking very much like a building block, that is covered with etched inscriptions on five of its six sides, which are later translated by Marvin. To their surprise, the block proves to be a diary of an alien boy who stole a spaceship on his planet 14 Centuries before.
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Indexer Notes

Hearne credit added by Craig Delich 2013-9-17.
Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Revulsion!
  3. 2. The Quick Trip
    "E.C. Quickie"
  4. 3. The Long Trip
    "E.C. Quickie"
  5. 4. Genius!
  6. 5. He Who Waits!
  7. 6. By George!!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Tom Vincent
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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