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Fantastic Fears 05 [Jan'54]-36pg-c2c -unknown scanner

16-March-2008 8:36 pm
Username: Geo
Comment: 1st Ditko story (Stretching Things) written by Bruce Hamiton reprinted in Weird V2 #8.
17-May-2009 3:20 am
Username: cimmerian32
Comment: Not my scan...
13-July-2009 2:32 pm
Username: fett
Comment: Glad so many people are enjoying the Ditko. 50s Ditko almost completely scanned!! :)
12-January-2013 4:46 am
Username: Jubil Lee
Comment: I wonder if eerie pub had permission to reprint or if they just stole it. like so meny other pre-code horrors. the art looks almost the same. good scan i like the yellowing pages, its like reading the real thing.
3-September-2019 5:53 pm
Username: ghmcleod
Comment: thank you
26-October-2022 8:54 pm
Username: Logewaters707
Comment: Thank you awesome stories

Issue: #5
Published: January 1954, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Ruth Roche
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age US Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (6 pages) My Coffin Must Wait
Synopsis: Seth is informed that his wife Martha is dying. He vows to fulfill her last wish, driving her through a blizzard, defeating some bank robbers who want to hijack his car, and crashing through a police roadblock to reach town. Seth says he promised Martha she'd have her photograph taken one last time, and he gets Mr. Townsend to do it just before she dies.
Genre: Drama
Characters: Seth Bates Martha Bates Doc Wilcox Mr. Townsend

Comic Story (6 pages) Caught in the Graft
Synopsis: Corrupt city official Sam is caught and sentenced to prison. Since he suffers from claustrophobia, Sam can't tolerate confinement. Working in the prison morgue, Sam learns the bodies are subsequently sent to the city morgue, a building constructed under his crooked supervision. Sam climbs into a coffin and escapes from prison, but when his henchman Maxie arrives at the city morgue to free him, he discovers there are thousands of "ice boxes" (morgue drawers) and he doesn't know which one Sam is in.
Genre: Crime Horror-suspense
Characters: Sam Green Maxie Jim

Text Story (2 pages) Ghost Gift
Synopsis: Dan finds his war comrade Don in Africa, now in possession of a valuable jewel mine.
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (5 pages) Stretching Things
Synopsis: Dawson suffers from brittle bone syndrome, but Dr. Doyle invents "muiclac" to cure him. He discovers this makes him "elastic" and murders Doyle to keep his secret. However, Dawson's face becomes permanently twisted and he goes to scientist Harrell, who has a formula to restore him to normal. Dawson kills Harrell before he learns the proper dosage. When the police arrive to arrest Dawson, he's just a puddle on the floor.
Genre: Horror-suspense Science Fiction
Characters: Lawrence Dawson (first Appearance, Death) Dr. James Doyle Dr. Harrell

Comic Story (4 pages) Escape from Hell!
Synopsis: Criminal Richard Benton dies and goes to Hell. He's sentenced by Satan to drag a boulder around for eternity. Benton struggles to climb a mountain to freedom, plagued by demons and hindered by the boulder, only to learn "there is no escape from Hell!"
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Richard Benton Satan

Comic Story (6 pages) Temple of the Beast
Synopsis: In Siam, American tourists Sam and Anne buy "the hand of Sivak," a local god. The vendor later buys it back from Sam but the hand comes alive and strangles him. Anne recovers the hand and mails it to the USA. On the ship home, a mysterious man demands the hand from Sam and throws the American overboard when he learns the hand isn't there. Back home, Anne is greeted by fellow passenger Kavis, who reveals himself to be Sivak. Anne is strangled and Sivak can now go home with his hand.
Genre: Horror-suspense
Characters: Sam Graves Anne Graves Sivak [as Kavis]

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