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  • Issue #1
    Horrific (1952) 1

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    "Hangman's Holiday"; Sadistic George Worth works as the state's hangman and dreams of hanging a woman, once in his life; When Mona Trent is put on death row, Worth sees to it that he can hang her personally; He tampers with the prison clock to prevent the woman's reprieve from the governor. "The Refugee from a Locked Coffin"; Frank Drexel shoots his associate Roger Simon dead with a gun because Simon was to expose Drexel's embezzlement of company money; However, Drexel keeps encountering Simon's living corpse who forces him into making a confession. "The Ghost's Last Laugh" text story. "Iron Doom"; Mr. Matterman from New York inherits Mader castle on the Rhine in Germany; He travels there and plans on opening a torture museum; While he's at it, he kills caretaker Hans to start his collection; The castle's tortured souls awake in the dungeon and attack Matterman. "The Dancer of Death"; The dancer Vanya disposes of her lover Paul by pushing him out of a window; But Paul's ghost returns and makes her life miserable. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Horrific (1952) 2

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    "Tail of Death"; Amos Hatter has to take care of his younger scientist brother, Joseph; The mentally deranged Joseph experiments with a growing formula, but finds the opposite and shrinks himself down to mouse size; Amos helps him to regain his normal size, but is murdered by Joseph out of fear to be submitted to a mental institution. "Terror On High"; Two criminals infiltrate a monastery in the Bavarian Alps, where the bodies of the dead are preserved in its sub-zero cellar; Ralph and Jerry steal precious gems from the corpses and make their escape to their hide-out cabin; But the ghosts of the robbed come for revenge. "The Bony Shadow" text story by Brett Thompson. "The Clay Coffin"; Sculptress Hortense Hollingsworth creates things of beauty, but is homely herself; When husband Grover starts flirting with the new maid, Hortense poisons her and makes her into a statue. "The Vengeful Corpse"; Fisherman John Penn murders old Silas Barnes for his gold; He dumps the body at sea. Penn panics, however, when the corpse turns up in his fishing net. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Horrific (1952) 3

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Thompson L. Bennett and others. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. After concert pianist John's hands are severed in an accident, the mysterious Mr. Jones gives him a pair that plays beautifully - but they also compel him to kill. A strange world offers terrifying secrets. Notorious cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck is also the first of the influential "face" covers. Devil Claws; The Silent Clock; Death's Cargo; Forbidden World; The Thing from Out There. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Horrific (1952) 4

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  • Issue #5
    Horrific (1952) 5

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Don Perlin, Abe Simon, Alberta Tewks, Kenneth Landau and Rudy Palais. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. Professor Skeezer creates a female robot so strong it kisses men to death, in an oft-reprinted story. A reporter investigates murder on a tobacco plantation and meets a female ghost who can only appear in tobacco smoke. Murdered slaves pursue their captor with their unearthly, vengeful song, featuring art by future Marvel legend Don Perlin. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Death Kiss; Murder Mountain; Blade of Death; Smoke Spirit; Singing Slaves. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Horrific (1952) 6
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    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Marty Elkin, Alberta Tewks, Eve Koridor and Don Heck. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. Jack the Ripper returns to London a century later and resumes his crimes, in an oft-reprinted story. A woman's obsession with bowling drives her husband over the edge and results in his acquiring a macabre new bowling ball, in a story with special meaning for league night. A scientist explores the truth behind love potions, featuring art and a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Jack The Ripper; Night Owl; Sorcery; Death; Pen Pal. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Horrific (1952) 7
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch. 2.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1264915009

    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Marty Elkin, Rudy Palais, Leonard Sanger, Ed Green and Don Heck. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. Glass figurines in a Munich shop resemble missing women a little too exactly. A lost explorer in Africa is rediscovered, and reveals the truth about shrunken heads. An escaped killer is sheltered by strange jungle goddess Repta, who can command the animals, yet he can't help trying to steal her ruby necklace. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Shrink; Rain of Death; Steel Trap; Shrunken Skull; The She-Beast; Death Song! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Horrific (1952) 8
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    • RESTORATION. Color touch.

    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Pete Morisi, Rudy Palais, and Don Heck. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. Horrific introduces its new horror host, like in the EC horror comics: The Teller of Tales, who looks like a sinister Dr. Strange. Grimm, ghost doctor, investigates after a plastic surgeon is murdered by the ghost of a former patient. A creature travels through the vastness of space and survives millions of years on Earth, only to stalk the sewers in search of hapless maintenance workers. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. The Teller!; Hirschels Hair; Coffin Corner; Blood Suckers; Portrait of Death; Sewer Horror. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Horrific (1952) 9

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    Cover art by Don Heck. "A Glimpse of the Pit," art by Pete Morisi; Doris Duncan changes her ways after she is shown a glimpse of Hell. "The Horrible Trade," art by Max Elkin; An African witch doctor revenges himself upon a big game hunter who threatens his daughter. Letters page spot illustrations by Don Heck. "Black Magic" text story, art by Don Heck (header illustration). "Claws of Horror," art by Max Elkin; Don becomes a vampire cat to be united with Felice, the queen of the cats. "The Wolves of Midnight," art by Rudy Palais; Don and Mary are terrorized by a dead little girl and her pack of wolves while exploring an old house. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Horrific (1952) 10

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Max Elkin, Rudy Palais, and Don Heck. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. A magical piper inspires the animals of a small European village to revolt and attack their owners. The sinister Mr. Dark offers to make Ivan a champion wrestler, but first he must kill for him. A thief ill-advisedly breaks into a legendary sculptor's mansion to steal a cursed artwork. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. The Revolt of the Beasts; Death Wins the Fall; Beneath the Grave; Sculptor of the Damned; Story of Ghosts; Magnolia Mary. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Horrific (1952) 11

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    Cover art by Don Heck. "Horn of Horror," art by Marty Elkin; Rudy Gletz comes into possession of a magic trumpet and becomes the world's most famed musician; There's a price to pay, though; He has to kill to keep the magic going, driven by the ghostly apparition of the trumpet's former owner. "The Green Ones" starring Walter Werewolf, art by Marty Elkin; The "green ones," lizard-like beings, haunt the southern swamp country; Two sisters and a man they both love get drawn into a deadly triangle of intrigue and two of them will be claimed to join the ranks of the "green ones." "The Deadly Doll," art by Steve Kirkel (as "Kirk"); Helen is presented a devilish gift—a life-sized doll of herself commanding her to kill her husband; When she complies a strange transformation comes over her. "The King's Warning!" text story. "The Tree of Life and Death," art by Rudy Palais; A scientist wants to inspire sentient life in a tree growing in front of his house; His rival poisons the formula, though, and the maddened tree runs amuck tearing down the house. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Horrific (1952) 12
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    • 6.5" spine split from top.

    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Max Elkin, Rudy Palais, Steve Kirkel and Don Heck. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. A newscaster creates an imaginary monster that turns out to be real. A fishing vessel encounters the ghost of a Viking king. A man becomes obsessed with a woman in a portrait, with tragic results. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Morrisons Monster; The Sea Ghost; Bloodlust; The Deadliest Witch; Dancing Ghost. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Horrific (1952) 13

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Max Elkin and Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. After a scientist brings a frozen dinosaur back to life, it goes on a rampage. A spiritualist attempting to contact the other side makes an unwelcome connection. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. The Thing That Grew; Demon Lover; The Powers of Darkness; Tiger Boy; The Ghost Who Stole Roses. Final issue under this title; the series continues as Terrific Comics (1954 Mystery) #14. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.