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Alarming Tales
PublisherHarvey Comics | Date: | Lang: English
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   By hermen1959
Jack Kirby what can I say? One of the best attest ever! I never knew he did this little know comic Alarming tales. Great book, and good story's.
   By jleasure2001
This one book seems to be the roots of Kirby's DC work from The Project, Kamandi and even the Mobious Chair
   By macsnafu
Wow! mid-Kirby at his best.
 
Additional Information
 
PublicationSeptember 1957 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: Bi-Monthly
NotesCover is a composite with main figure drawn by Joe Simon and background figures by Kirby, per Harry Medryk: http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/4414 Previous indexer credited George Rousous with inking.
 
Cover"What was it?.. Who built it?... Where was the chair taking him?"
CreditsPencils: Jack Kirby; Joe Simon (see notes) | Inks: Joe Simon | Letters: typeset
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Tommy Donnegan
NotesCover is a composite with main figure drawn by Joe Simon and background figures by Kirby, per Harry Medryk: http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/4414 Previous indexer credited George Rousous with inking.
 
Advertisement"631 movie & TV star pictures 25¢" (1 page)
CreditsPencils:? (photograph) | Inks:? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
ContentCharacters: Tony Curtis (photo); Debbie Reynolds (photo); Elvis Presley (photo)
 
Contents"We're off!! Into the realm of the unknown!!!" (1 page)
CreditsPencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
ContentCharacters: Tommy Donnegan; Eddie Michaels; Max Hall
NotesContents page with scenes from interior stories.
 
Advertisement"Everything you need to enjoy stamp collecting yours for only 25¢" (1 page)
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Comic StoryThe Cadmus Seed! (5 pages)
SynopsisGooger has created plant men.
CreditsScript: Jack Kirby | Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Jack Kirby
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Professor Horace Googer
NotesKirby inks per Harry Mendryk. Writer credits this issue from Martin O'Hearn.
 
Comic StoryLogan's Next Life! (2 pages)
SynopsisTom thinks his friend Rex has been reincarnated as a dog.
CreditsScript: Jack Kirby | Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Joe Simon
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Tom Conway; Mary Conway; Rex Logan
NotesPage count corrected by Chris Dosevski via the GCD Errors list, December 2008. Simon inks per Harry Mendryk.
 
Comic StoryThe Fourth Dimension is a Many Splattered Thing! (5 pages)
SynopsisEddie chases a burgler into the fourth dimension.
CreditsScript: Jack Kirby | Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Jack Kirby
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Eddie Michaels; Max Hall
NotesKirby inks info per Harry Mendryk.
 
Advertisement"Start to play real music on the harmonica in 15 minutes flat!" (1 page)
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentCharacters: Tim Calhoun
 
Publisher advertisement"Men! Boys! Here are the best exciting adventure stories!" (1 page)
CreditsPencils: various | Inks: various | Letters: typeset
 
Advertisement"3-way hurricane lantern" (1 page)
CreditsLetters:?; typeset
 
Advertisement"Like-new motor overhaul job $2.98" (1 page)
CreditsPencils:? (photograph) | Inks:? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
 
Comic StoryThe Last Enemy! (6 pages)
SynopsisDrake goes into the far future and learns that after humans wiped themselves out animals took their place and are fighting a war.
CreditsScript: Jack Kirby | Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Jack Kirby
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Hammond Drake
NotesIn some ways, this story anticipates Kirby's later Kamandi strip, as it features a future world populated by talking dogs and rats. Kirby inks per Harry Mendryk.
 
Text StorySealed Doom (1 page)
SynopsisLinda and Rick are summoned to police headquarters to identify a dead actress.
FeaturingThe Black Cat
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Rick Horne; The Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Charlie Niles
 
Text StoryBlind Fury (1 page)
SynopsisA press agent has been murdered at the studio.
FeaturingThe Black Cat
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Edward Joliffe; The Black Cat [Linda Turner]; C. B. de Pille; Rick Horne
 
Comic StoryDonnegan's Daffy Chair (4 pages)
SynopsisDonnegan sits in an inventor's fancy chair and launches it.
CreditsScript: Jack Kirby | Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Jack Kirby
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Timothy Donnegan; Sam; Frank
NotesKirby inks per Harry Mendryk.
 
Advertisement"Automatic firing tripod machine gun"
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Advertisement"Amazing precision miniature secret camera"
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Advertisement"Magician tells all!" (1 page)
CreditsPencils:? (photograph) | Inks:? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
ContentCharacters: Kajar (photo)
 
Advertisement"How to gain up to 50 lbs. of mighty muscles!" (1 page)
CreditsScript: George Jowett | Pencils:? (photograph) | Inks:? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
ContentCharacters: George Jowett (photo); John Sill (photo); Tony Pascarella (photo); Jim Norman (photo)
 
AdvertisementYogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (1 page)
SynopsisYogi Berra tells kids how they can get gifts by selling White Cloverine Brand Salve.
CreditsPencils:?;? (photograph) | Inks:?;? (photograph) | Letters:?; typeset
ContentCharacters: Yogi Berra
NotesAd in comic form.
 
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