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Issue Details

Issue #45
Published February 1982
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.60 USD
Pages 36
Editing Dave Manak

Cover Details - "Passing of the Power!"

Genre Occult
Pencils Ernie Colon (signed)
Inks Joe Orlando (signed)

1 page Abel foreword, introduction, preface, afterword

Characters Abel
Genre Humor
Script Robin Snyder
Pencils Howard Bender
Inks Rodin Rodriguez

7 page story "The Passing of the Power!"

Characters Abel (host); Marcus Locke; Marcus Locke's father; Barb; Burglar
Synopsis Marcus Locke inherits a mysterious belt from his father.
Genre Occult
Script Jack C. Harris
Pencils Tom Sutton
Inks Tom Sutton
Colors Jerry Serpe
Letters Shelly Leferman

1 page letters page "The Haunted Mailbox"

Pencils ? (illustration)
Inks ? (illustration)
Letters Typeset

1 page Flash; Hostess advertisement "Marathon Madman"

Characters Flash [Barry Allen]
Genre superhero
Notes Hostess Cup Cakes advertisement.

3 page story "The Final Page"

Characters William Castle
Synopsis William Castle buys a paper from one year in the future.
Genre Occult
Script Tom Sciacca
Pencils Ric Estrada
Inks Ric Estrada
Colors Jerry Serpe
Letters Pierre Bernard Jr.

8 page story "Star-Trakker"

Characters Jewel; Jessie Stroud; Stone; Sara Parker; Bannon
Synopsis A government experiment goes wrong, unleashing an android in the swamp.
Genre Science Fiction
Script Stan Timmons
Pencils Steve Ditko
Inks Steve Ditko
Colors Jerry Serpe
Letters Pierre Bernard Jr.

8 page story "The Royal House of the Dead"

Characters Abel [host]; Dr. Rahmed; Miss Graves
Synopsis Miss Graves learns she is a reincarnated soul.
Genre Occult
Script Robert Kanigher
Pencils Vic Catan [as Vicatan]
Inks Vic Catan [as Vicatan]