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From the JVJ Collection. tilliban scans

1-November-2011 8:53 pm
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Username: jfglade
Comment: Great scans of four above average horror stories and one-pagers sandwiched between Series E Bond ads, a nice early fifties book.
 
 

Issue: #17
Published: April 1953, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: N. J. Phillips
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Dick Beck | Inks: Dick Beck | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Sorcerer's Spectacles
Featuring: Fate
Synopsis: Vernon Hutchins, a bad man and gambler, comes upon a magic pair of glasses. If he looks through the sorcerer's spectacles, devils appear and kill everyone he is looking at. Fate steps in and makes Hutchins glance at his own reflection in the mirror.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Molno | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (1 page) A Hand Of Fate Mystery #19
Featuring: A Hand Of Fate Mystery
Synopsis: "A true story that became legendary in the mining towns of Wales in Scotland, occurred at the turn of this century..." Coal miner Sweeney gets buried in a cave-in, but his ghost helps his comrades to dig themselves out.
Credits: Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Fantasy

Comic Story (7 pages) Beware the Snake Queen!
Synopsis: In the Haitian jungle two explorers confront the snake queen. The Meduse-like creature's stare can turn men into snakes.
Credits: Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (1 page) A Hand Of Fate Mystery #20
Featuring: A Hand Of Fate Mystery
Synopsis: "In a small town in France, there is told a true tale of a strange and awesome occurrence. In 1923, Peter Rouan, a tombstone carver, had amassed a small fortune..." Rouan gets stabbed to death by robbers looking for his money. They only find tombstones - with their names engraved upon them.
Credits: Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (7 pages) Orchids from the Dead
Synopsis: Lonny Quinn works as gravedigger in a penal colony off the coast of Mexico. He finds out that orchids blooming on the graves of the convicts inhabit their souls and eventually bloom into full grown new bodies. Quinn kills himself and is being shipped to freedom. As he grows a new body, Quinn learns that he will remain a zombie.
Credits: Pencils: Ken Rice | Inks: Ken Rice ? | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Text Story (2 pages) The Sabre of Gregory Tamoric
Synopsis: In a trial of courage, Gregory Tamoric is supposed to stick a sabre into a grave at midnight on the local cemetery. He accidentally pierces his long cloak with the weapon, trips, falls down and dies of shock - thinking a skeleton has grabbed his foot.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (7 pages) Mirror Macabre
Featuring: Fate
Synopsis: After Victor Tein kills his rival in a mirror foundry, he is haunted by Fate and his victim's ghost appearing in mirrors. Victor can't shake Fate and dies in a car crash he stages to wipe out all traces of his crimes.
Credits: Pencils: Louis Zansky | Inks: Louis Zansky | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

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