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Issue Details

Issue #9
Published June 1953
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "Propaganda!"

Genre horror
Pencils Bill Everett
Inks Sol Brodsky ?

5 page story "Time Marches On!"

Synopsis A man attempts to build a clock that can run forever by repairing itself, but no one understands why and mocks him, until he runs out of time and the undertaker pulls by his clothes to reveal he had replaced his inner organs with clock mechanism.
Genre horror
Pencils Harry Anderson
Inks Harry Anderson
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (December 1973)

6 page story "Like a Chicken Without a Head!"

Synopsis A doctor recommends a surgical procedure whereby the head is removed from the body and the heart is kept beating by artificial means so as to lengthen the time available for surgery. No one listens to him though, and being tired of being mocked, he destroys his formula. As he removes his head from his torso, he says to himself "The world isn't ready for us."
Genre horror
Script Stan Lee ?
Pencils Reed Crandall
Inks Reed Crandall
Notes Stan Lee credit from Ger Apeldoorn via
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (December 1973)

4 page story "Rudolph's Racket"

Synopsis An innkeeper keeps two large wolves in the cellar which devour curious guests so he can claim their valuables.
Genre horror
Pencils Al Eadeh
Inks Al Eadeh
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (December 1973); in Mitico Thor, Il (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #167

2 page text story "The Upside-Down Room"

Genre horror
Pencils Bill Everett (illustration)
Inks Bill Everett (illustration)
Letters typeset

3 page story "The Executioner"

Synopsis A story told from the point of view of a turkey on Thanksgiving day.
Genre horror
Pencils Myron Fass
Inks Myron Fass
Reprinted in Where Monsters Dwell (Marvel, 1970 series) #26 (January 1974)

5 page story "Propaganda"

Genre horror
Pencils Manny Stallman
Inks Manny Stallman
Notes The same story with the same title from Journey Into Mystery #80
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (December 1973); in Capitan America (Editoriale Corno, 1973 series) #84