Mysterious Adventures (1951) 3
Cover pencils by Ed Goldfarb, inks by Bob Baer. "Curse of the Salem Queen!"; Pirate Black Luke, scourge of the Atlantic, maroons a company of women and children on a flimsy raft; The young woman Lucille goes overboard and dies, but her ghost haunts Black Luke and his crew. "Return from the Dead!"; The coalminers Tom and Matty fight over the same woman, Ruth; Tom tries to slay Matty and leaves him to perish in an abandoned mine shaft; Some time later, however, Tom is trapped in a cave-in and comes across the mortal remains of his rival Matty. "Anger of the Devil," pencils by Ed Goldfarb, inks by Bob Baer; When geologist McIntyre watches a forbidden native ritual, he is marked for death; Strange things begin to happen in the household, as native woman Nagana presents McIntyre's daughter Betsy with a voodoo doll. "Ghost of the Mist" text story by Ellen Lynn. "The Manikins of Death!", art by Alvin C. Hollingsworth; The secret of his lifelike puppets is a simple one: Conrad Lebaron uses real bodies of beautiful women to create his famed manikins; But when he kills singer Regina Walters, he is being haunted by her ghostly apparition. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.