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Issue Details

Issue #21
Published July 1953
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "Don't Double-Cross a Witch!/Mohar's Corpse!/Possessed!/Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones!"

Genre horror
Pencils Bill Everett
Inks Bill Everett

6 page story "Don't Double-Cross a Witch!"

Synopsis When a man betrays a witch, she transforms him into a horse.
Genre horror
Pencils Harry Anderson
Inks Harry Anderson

4 page story "Doctor Molnar's Corpse"

Synopsis A doctor conducting reanimation experiments on corpses by transferring blood has the misfortune of conducting his next experiment upon the body of a vampire.
Genre horror
Pencils Dick Ayers
Inks Dick Ayers(?); Ernie Bach (?)
Notes Dick Ayers inking credit from Jim Walls; Ernie Bache credit from flat file.

3 page story "Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones"

Synopsis When the emperor building the Great Wall of China stakes the father of a laborer upon an anthill for leaving a hole between two bricks, the laborer gets the emperor alone and fills the hole with his head.
Genre horror
Script Stan Lee
Pencils Joe Maneely
Inks Joe Maneely

2 page text story "The Lady Is a Vampire"

Genre horror
Letters typeset
Notes Text story with illustration.
Reprinted from Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #6 (April 1952) [originally titled "The Lady Is a Vampire"]

5 page story "Possessed!"

Synopsis When a woman is possessed by an evil spirit, her suitor acquires the services of a witch to drive the spirit out. He approaches her to kiss her afterwards, no longer fearing violence, but she knifes him to death in response to a killing he had committed. It turns out that the evil spirit was the one that would not let her kill the evil man while she was possessed.
Genre horror
Pencils Gene Colan
Inks Gene Colan

5 page story "Hair I Go Again!"

Synopsis A grave-robber who steals the hair off of cadavers in order to sell it to wig manufacturers is stabbed to death by a corpse who wants its hair back.
Genre horror
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Gil Kane