(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
Reprints:

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!
Reprints:
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

Reprints:

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.
Reprints:

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.
Reprints:

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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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
  • Katie
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Tom Vincent
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
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