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Issue Details

Issue #24
Published October 1953
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "The Wax Men!"

Genre horror
Pencils Sol Brodsky
Inks Sol Brodsky ?

5 page story "The Wax Men"

Synopsis A man has dinner every night with wax figures around the table and refers to them as his family. A woman schemes to marry him for his money even though she believes him to be insane, but she finds out that they really are his family, as he is made of wax too.
Genre horror
Pencils Joe Sinnott
Inks Joe Sinnott
Reprinted in Where Monsters Dwell (Marvel, 1970 series) #29 (July 1974)

2 page text story "Enough Rope"

Genre horror
Letters typeset

5 page story "The Body Snatchers"

Synopsis Corpses rise to take revenge upon a doctor who deals with ghouls in order to procure bodies for his medical school.
Genre horror
Pencils Al Luster
Inks Al Luster
Reprinted in Tomb of Darkness (Marvel, 1974 series) #12 (January 1975)

5 page story "Juggernaut"

Synopsis A priest convinces followers to sacrifice themselves under the wheels of a heavy cart so that he can steal their belongings. In the night the cart chases the priest up a hill and he sees that it is being pushed by the ghosts of the sacrificed men.
Genre horror
Script Paul S. Newman
Pencils Gene Colan
Inks Gene Colan

3 page story "Tennis Anyone?"

Synopsis A tennis player with poor form beats an expert with a racket consisting of strings of human intestine.
Genre horror
Pencils Bill Benulis ?
Inks Jack Abel ?
Reprinted in Where Monsters Dwell (Marvel, 1970 series) #29 (July 1974)

5 page story "The Last Man"

Synopsis A bank robber shoots a clerk, and when he is slugged in the head by a police officer, he finds himself lost in a guilt induced fantasy where aliens have kidnapped all of Earth's population except for him and the clerk and the clerk dies in his arms from the bullet wound.
Genre horror
Pencils Russ Heath
Inks Russ Heath
Reprinted in Haunt of Horror (Marvel, 1974 series) #1 (May 1974)