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Weird Thrillers
PublisherZiff-Davis | Date: | Lang: English
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SourceThis book was scanned from a copy in the JVJ Archive.
NotesThere is more information about this book at the bottom of the page
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   By melbee
Whilst browsing CB+ I came across the five issues of this title. After reading them all, I just have to say that this #3 issue is, in my view, in a class of its own. The writing, artwork, inks and colours are great, and whilst the other four issues are extremely worthy supporters, this particular issue is outstanding. Thank you JonTheScanner for the quality scans which add to our enjoyment of these books- particularly this one- Weird Thrillers#3! Melbee. :D
 
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PublicationSpring 1952 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: quarterly
NotesCover art credit authenticated by article in ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE No. 18 Winter 2007.
 
CoverPrincess of the Sea
CreditsPencils: Allen Anderson (painting) | Inks: Allen Anderson (painting) | Colors: Allen Anderson (painting) | Letters: typeset
ContentGenre: Horror-suspense | Characters: Princess Tania; Killer-Goro
NotesCover art credit authenticated by article in ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE No. 18 Winter 2007.
 
Comic StoryLetter in Black (1 page)
SynopsisOn the eve of the start of World War II, the Monsigneur finds a letter, that then vanishes, from Franz Ferdinand, that foretells the archduke's own assassination that ingnites the global conflict.
CreditsScript: Ed Silverman | Pencils: Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed) | Inks: Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed) | Letters: Ben Oda
ContentGenre: Horror-suspense | Characters: Monsigneur Joseph De Lanyi; Charles (butler)
NotesIn black and white on inside front cover. Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).
 
Comic StoryPrincess of the Sea! (10 pages)
SynopsisA diver discovers a mermaid, falls in love, and saves her people from a monster denizen of the deep.
CreditsPencils: Dan Barry | Inks: Frank Giacoia | Letters: Ben Oda
ContentGenre: Fantasy | Characters: John Garth (pearl diver); Princess Tania (mermaid); the King (Tania's father); Malar (killer shark); Killer-Goro (ancient monster); boat Captain
NotesCover story. Inker revision from John Giunta to Giacoia by Craig Delich, per Alberto Becattini in Alter Ego #130 (January 2015).
 
Comic StoryThe Soul of Benjamin Sprague (5 pages)
Synopsistakeoff on Christmas Scrooge story
CreditsPencils: Bob Powell | Inks: Bob Powell (signed); Howard Nostrand (signed); Martin Epp (signed) | Letters: Ben Oda
ContentGenre: Horror-suspense | Characters: Benjamin Sprague; George (chauffeur); Benjamin Sprague (future version); Mother Johnson; Officer Roarke
NotesPart of Howard Nostrand's name is visible on a poster on page 1, panel. Martin Epp's name is on the same poster. Bob Powell's name is signed in the last panel to the left of The End. Pencils are definitely his.
 
Text StoryThe Mind Reader (2 pages)
Synopsisa mind reader tells a man his fortune
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Horror-suspense
 
Comic StoryDeath x 2 = 0! (7 pages)
SynopsisA gangster meets his double
CreditsPencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska | Letters: Ben Oda
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Bull Manton; Whitey; Chuck; Joe; second Bull Manton
 
Comic StoryThe Shadow on the Screen! (5 pages)
Synopsisman sees ghost of a woman on TV screens
CreditsPencils: Bob Powell | Inks: Bob Powell; Howard Nostrand; Martin Epp | Letters: Ben Oda
ContentGenre: Horror-suspense | Characters: Henry Parker; Emma Parker; mystery woman
 
Publisher advertisement"World's Greatest Detective! Ellery Queen Comics!" (1 page)
CreditsPencils: Norman Saunders (painted) | Inks: Norman Saunders (painted) | Colors: Norman Saunders (painted) | Letters: typeset
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Ellery Queen
Notesfull page house ad for Ellery Queen (Ziff-Davis, 1952 Series) #1 (Spring 1952 issue), advertised as "Now On Sale!"
 
Comic StorySpace-Age Glass! (1 page)
Synopsisfacts about glass in the space-age
CreditsPencils: John Celardo?
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
 
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