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Issue Details

Issue #19
Published April 1953
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "Swamp Girl!"

5 page story "Help Wanted!"

Synopsis A cheap department store owner's toy demonstrator quits after receiving a Christmas bonus of only one dime, and so the owner attempts to save money by shortening the help wanted ad to "Demon. Wanted." He gets what he advertises for.

2 page text story "Curse of the Mummy"

Letters typeset

5 page story "Swamp Girl!"

Synopsis A deserter becomes a werecat when he drinks water from the bayou.

5 page story "They Dive By Night!"

Synopsis A native warns a pearl diver not to dive by night so as to have enough light to see where to avoid the man-eating clams, but he doesn't listen.

3 page story "Fast Freight"

5 page story "Bong!"

Synopsis A man resolves to murder his rival for the affections of a beautiful girl, but ends up killing himself by falling into the bell-maker's molten vat. As the man hated noise, the ironic twist of the story is that his soul becomes cast into the noisiest bell in the town.
Reprinted in Beware (Marvel, 1973 series) #5