Black Magic (1950-1961 Prize/Crestwood) Vol. 8 #4
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Art by Bob Powell. Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby present their own contribution to the horror comics trend of the 1950s, featuring tales of ghosts and the paranormal. Issue # 49 on cover; listed as Vol. 8, issue #4 in indicia. Caged gorillas in a traveling sideshow get the chance to turn the tables on their captors. A well-intentioned frog-monster from space can't get humans to listen to him, in an amusing spoof of 1950s monster movies. An inventor trusts his burrowing machine and its robot pilots to get to the center of the Earth. Also featuring an early ad for Sick magazine, Prize's long-running answer to Mad magazine. Caged; Fear; The Monster; Companion; Late Snack; Carrier; Earth's Core. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.