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Issue Details

Issue #3
Published October 1952
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee
Notes all job numbers from

Cover Details - "Escape...To What?"

Genre horror
Pencils Sol Brodsky ?
Inks Sol Brodsky ?

5 page story "He Died Screaming"

Synopsis A man doesn't want his daughter to learn where he keeps his money so he shuts himself in with it, only remembering too late that his hiding place is soundproof and airtight.
Genre horror
Pencils Jack Keller
Inks Jack Keller
Reprinted in Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #16 (March 1975)

5 page story "The Tin Cup"

Synopsis An actor poses as crippled, scarred and blind in one eye so as to bilk people out of sympathy money but then fate conspires to inflict such deformities upon him for real.
Genre horror
Pencils Don Perlin
Inks Abe Simon
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #8 (February 1975)

3 page story "Crazy"

Synopsis A motorist hits a pedestrian and keeps going. When he gets to a small town the people observe him strangely and he thinks they must not get many visitors. They gather around his car with sticks and rope. They bind him and he asks them if they are crazy. It turns out the body of the man he struck is still in the car's grill.
Genre horror
Script Stan Lee
Pencils Jerry Robinson
Inks Jerry Robinson
Reprinted in Where Monsters Dwell (Marvel, 1970 series) #34 (March 1975)

5 page story "The Slave"

Synopsis Sailor Joe Garcy travels to South America to seek his fortune. Discovering that Inca natives traditionally bury their dead with their belongings, he begins robbing crypts in search of riches. During a funeral procession, he disguises himself as an Inca slave to gain access to the burial vault. Once inside however, all of the slaves, including Joe Garcy, are sealed up behind the walls to die.
Genre horror
Pencils Ed Winiarski
Inks Ed Winiarski
Reprinted in Dead of Night (Marvel, 1973 series) #8 (February 1975)

2 page text story "Bill and the Beanstalk"

Pencils Gene Colan (illustration)
Inks Gene Colan (illustration)
Letters typeset
Reprinted in Journey Into Unknown Worlds (Marvel, 1951 series) #28 (June 1954) [as "Wonders of Other Worlds"]

5 page story "Escapeā€¦To What?"

Synopsis A man tries to escape from Hell and fails.
Genre horror
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #8 (February 1975)