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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published June 1951
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "The Torture Room!/The Living Brain!/Pawn of the Vampire!/The Thing in the Water!"

Genre horror
Pencils Carl Burgos ? (main image and panels)
Inks Carl Burgos ? (main image and panels)

6 page story "The Brain!"

Synopsis A warped Nazi scientist, sentenced to death, has an assistant dig up his body, remove his head and keep it alive in his laboratory. He makes plans for world domination.
Genre horror
Pencils Russ Heath
Inks Russ Heath
Notes Follow-up story in Adventures into Terror #6.
Reprinted in Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #11 (July 1974); in Curse of the Weird (Marvel, 1993 series) #1 (December 1993)

5 page story "Hands of Murder"

Synopsis A young woman fears that her late sister has come back from the grave to kill her.
Genre horror
Pencils Mike Sekowsky
Inks Christopher Rule
Reprinted in Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #11 (July 1974)

2 page text story "Vampire Ship"

Genre horror
Letters typeset
Notes spot illustration of the vampire
Reprinted from Journey Into Unknown Worlds (Marvel, 1951 series) #5 (June 1951) [originally titled "Mantrap!"]

3 page story "Torture Room"

Synopsis The Nazi commander of a concentration camp is captured by the prisoners and placed in their secret torture room.
Genre horror
Script Don Rico ?
Pencils Don Rico
Inks Don Rico
Reprinted in Chamber of Chills (Marvel, 1972 series) #11 (July 1974)

4 page story "Vampire Brats"

Synopsis A nurse gets a job at an infants' home where all the babies seem just a little different.
Genre horror
Pencils Allen Bellman
Inks Allen Bellman (?)
Reprinted in Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #11 (July 1974)

5 page story "The Thing in the Water"

Synopsis A fish enthusiast encounters a menacing "water monster" from Atlantis when he brings home a new breed of guppies.
Genre horror
Notes The monster explains that Atlanteans mutated from humans to water creatures when their continent sank beneath the sea.
Reprinted in Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #12 (September 1974)