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Issue Details

Issue #6
Published March 1953
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "He Lurks In the Shadows!"

Genre horror
Pencils Sol Brodsky ?
Inks Sol Brodsky ?

5 page story "I Was a Vampire"

Synopsis A vampire falls in love with a woman and so takes a serum that can cure vampirism, but on their wedding night, his bride reveals herself to be a vampire.
Genre horror
Pencils Matt Fox
Inks Matt Fox
Reprinted in Giant-Size Dracula (Marvel, 1974 series) #3 (December 1974); in Spider-Man Vs. Dracula (Marvel, 1994 series) #1; in Mitico Thor, Il (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #162

5 page story "He Lurks In the Shadows"

Synopsis A killer wants to give up his gruesome trade but he loves his wife and wants to continue to give her expensive presents. He pulls one last job and resolves to tell her he's broke when he goes through a dark alley and feels a knife shoved deep into his back. It turns out his wife is in the same business for the same reason.
Genre horror
Pencils Sam Kweskin
Inks Sam Kweskin
Reprinted in Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #16 (March 1975); in Incroyable Hulk, L' (Editions Héritage, 1968 series) #51

3 page story "The Stooge"

Synopsis A circus freak with six hands murders his fat lady wife because, even with six hands, he can't keep up with all the orders she gives him.
Genre horror
Pencils Martin Thall [as Martin Rose]
Inks Martin Thall [as Martin Rose]
Notes pseudonym info supplied by Craig Delich 9/05
Reprinted in Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #33 (January 1975); in Monster Menace (Marvel, 1993 series) #3 (February 1994)

5 page story "The Mark of Death"

Synopsis A man tries to shock his aunt into an early grave so he can get her money by pretending he sees the mark of death in her palm. At first he thinks his ploy has failed, because she doesn't show much of a reaction, but later in evening she visits him with a gun and shoots him because she is concerned no one will be around to care for him after she's gone.
Genre horror
Pencils Bill Savage?
Inks Bill Savage?
Reprinted in Vault of Evil (Marvel, 1973 series) #17 (February 1975)

2 page text story "A Vampire Is Loose"

Letters typeset

5 page story "The Man Who Changed"

Synopsis A beautiful woman who loves her ugly husband has her face deformed through surgery just as he is having his face made handsome by a plastic surgeon.
Genre horror
Pencils Sid Greene ?
Inks Sid Greene ?
Reprinted in Giant-Size Dracula (Marvel, 1974 series) #3 (December 1974)