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Out of the Shadows (1952) comic books

  • Issue #5
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 5

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    Cover art by George Roussos. The Shoremouth Horror, pencils by Alex Toth. The Hag of Red River, art by Jerry Grandenetti. Deadly Diamond, art by George Tuska; When count Ferenzy runs down and kills the gypsy Elena, a curse is wrought upon his family. A diamond passes from hand to hand, causing the death of its owner. Doll House text story by John Marvin. Curse of Rockwood, art by George Roussos; At Rockwood castle, old Sir Reginald quarrels with his cousin Abby and gets killed in the process. The Haunted Bed, pencils by Art Saaf. Tragedy of Terror, art by Ruben Moreira; n a Parisian "Theatre of Horrors" the French blue-beard Gille de Retz comes alive again; American student of the occult Hilary and his French fiancée Stephanie manage to render the fiend powerless. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 6

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    The Phantom Ship, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Mike Peppe; The vicious sorceress Circe lures treasure hunters aboard her gold-filled phantom ship - and transforms them into giant rats. Facts on the Fantastic, art by Ross Andru; Allegedly true facts of how the people of the world deal with ghosts. The Secret One, art by Jack Katz; Old man Harvey summons a demon, the "Secret One"; After fulfilling Harvey's fantasies of revenge, the demon demands food--and goes after his new master. Night of Horror text story by John Marvin. Witch's Wish, art by Jack Katz; Young Madlyn discovers that her wishes become true. It is the spirit of Tess, a 300-year-old witch, who wants to take over the woman's body, though; A duel ensues, in which both women lose their lives. The Rider text story by Woodrow Man. Salesman of Death, art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio; An employee's ghost haunts his cruel boss; The dead salesman tries to sell his former employer on death. He kills the man's wife, destroys his factory, makes him a cripple and succeeds in the end. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 7
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    Cover art by Jack Katz. Hades Highway, art by Jack Katz; Road worker Carter murders his colleague and buries him using a steamroller; He is haunted by a tar-covered black ghost and slowly drifts into insanity; When Carter kills another person, he is finally arrested and regains his peace of mind. The Plant of Doom, art by Rocco Mastroserio (as Marcus Rocke); Explorer kills his rival and breeds a flesh-eating plant out of his remains. No Trespassing text story by H. Hendryx. The Fangs of Fate!, art by Rocco Mastroserio (as Rocke); Dr. Kissack runs a snake farm; When threatened by a neighbor, Kissack kills the man and disposes of the body as snake fodder. General Moulton and the Devil, art by Ross Andru; Moulton bargains with Satan to make him a rich man. When he gets too greedy, the devil withdraws the fortune but insists on the general's soul. The Ugliest Man in the World, art by Jack Katz; Actor Ron Carney is challenged to come up with a horrible make-up for his next horror movie. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 8

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    Cover art by Jack Katz. The Drums of Cajou, art by George Roussos; Haitian voodoo witch doctor Cajou turns the lovely Lora into a zombie to do his bidding and settle an old score with his adversary Neal; But Cajou is hunted down and killed; and Lora's mission can be thwarted. The Mask Of Death, art by Jerry Grandenetti; A window cleaner discovers the office of a vampire doctor. No one believes his fantastic accusations - until a fatal showdown ensues. Plunge into Doom text story by Margaret Isbell. The Man in the Mirror, inks by Rocco Mastroserio; The meek Mr. Blane comes into possession of a powerful druid mirror; Releasing the mirror's genie, Blane is drawn into a spiral of violence and death--until he destroys the evil mirror. Masque for a Monster, art by Charles Sultan; When trapped in a mining cave-in, Frank Wayne develops a trauma. He's afraid of the dark and sees monsters everywhere. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 9
    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1999684001
    • Cover loose at staples.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, cover detached.

    The Corpse That Came to Dinner, pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by Mike Peppe; A young couple returns from their honeymoon; They learn that a friend has committed suicide, because he had wanted to marry the girl; The friend's corpse climbs out of his grave and lays siege to the couple's apartment. The Horror of Candle Lodge, art by Nick Cardy; Ghost of US-American freedom fighter slays the descendants of British soldiers who lured him into a trap. Till Death Do Us Part, pencils by Nick Cardy; Charles finds out that her sister's husband is keeping him from his inheritance by pretending the sister still to be alive. High Hung the Witch text story by John Marvin. Gunnvor the Sorceress, art by Ralph Mayo; Account of Icelandic saga about madwoman Gunnvor, who could not be killed and haunted her people in many different shapes. Hanged by the Neck, art by Reed Crandall; The magician El Rondo grows jealous of his assistant and hangs him on stage (during a magic routine). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 10
    • Cover is detached (anchored with glue). Glue at spine.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #1461689011

    Cover art by George Roussos. Destroy My Enemy, art by Nick Cardy; Meek Elmer Grimes commands a murderous pirate-genie in a bottle; Fulfilling a death contract the genie turns on his master. 'Til Death Do Us Part, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Mike Peppe; The husband of a dominating wife is sent over to inquire about the rich neighbors. Harvest of Hate text story by Irving Werstein, pencils by John Celardo. Revenge of the Little People, inks by John Celardo; The circus midget "Major" Martin marries the lovely trapeze artist Lila, but is betrayed by her and killed for his money; Lila is haunted by apparitions of ghost midgets, who sabotage her act and let her drop to certain death. The Corpse That Lived!, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Mike Peppe; A woman is buried with her jewels; When grave robbers open the coffin, the lady stirs again. She recovers and lives happily ever after. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 11
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Skeleton cover
    • Label #1266146012

    Fountain of Fear, art by George Roussos; An escaped convict finds the fountain of youth; He tries to change his appearance by getting younger, but vengeful Indian spirits won't let him leave the fountain. The Coin of Evil, script by W. W. Jacobs (original story), pencils by Nick Cardy; Three wishes come true by the magic of a beggar's coin; But there's a horrible price to pay. Hands of Fate text story by Gordon Jones, pencils by Jack Katz. The Prophecy, pencils by Jack Katz; Carlotta sees death in the cards for thief Chuck Hanson; He kills Carlotta and is doomed to die by water; He does so after weeks on the run. The Wig, art by Mike Roy; A barber kills a man and steals his hair for a wig, but the wig seeks revenge. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 12

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    Hand of Death, art by Rocco Mastroserio; Mexican matador Juan Savola is in alliance with a witch; When they hassle over money, a hand goes missing, but is restored by the powers of magic; Until the next hassle over money. The Man Who Was Always on Time, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Mike Peppe; Darland Fanshaw, owner of the world's largest clock collection, commits murder to obtain a priceless Cellini time-piece; The ghosts of his victims take revenge and make him into a statue on the local clock tower. Two Shrunken Heads text story by James B. Hendryx (as Harrison Hendryx). Images of Sand, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Mike Peppe; French gambler Henri Monard is washed up in Northern Africa, but learns about a Tuareg treasure in the Sahara desert; He kills for it and returns to Paris, indulging in luxury. But the curse of the Djenoun is upon him. Kill Happy, art by Jack Katz. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 13
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    The Fearful Night, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Mike Peppe; A man tries to steal a treasure from witches, but inadvertently becomes their pawn. The Recluse, script by Carl Wessler, pencils by Rocco Mastroserio; A woman marries an ugly old recluse who is reputed to have a fortune stashed in his home; He knows that she only wants the money, but he will have to be forced to reveal its location. The Cannibal!, script by Carl Wessler; A policeman worries about the girl he loves, as there is a cannibal on the loose; It turns out that he needn't worry about her, but should fear for his own safety. Flower of Evil text story by John Michel. Don't Look Behind, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Mike Peppe; A man who ordinarily terrorizes others finds himself stalked by a shadowy killer; The perpetrator turns out to be the supernatural embodiment of the victim's own evil nature. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Out of the Shadows (1952) 14
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • Chipping.

    Werewolf, pencils by Mort Meskin (as MR), inks by George Roussos (as MR); A werewolf is on the rampage in the English countryside; A brave young constable suspects the ominous Sir Langley, but things turn out different. Junk-Man's Treasure, pencils by Rocco Mastroserio, inks by Nick Cardy; A junk-man collects the heads of his victims in a trunk. The Dead Can't Talk text story. The Brannock Curse, art by Mike Roy; Irishman Brannock committed murder out of jealousy and had to flee the country; The victim's curse haunts his line for centuries; The last male descendant, Lawrence, meets his fate on a skiing slope. When Death Takes a Hand, art by Gene Fawcette; Alice has murdered her husband, but can't find where he hid the money; Conjuring his ghost she hopes to learn about the hiding place. Day of Reckoning, pencils by Rocco Mastroserio; Mysterious "cat dancer" Gata (sic!) falls in love with the night club owner; And if she can't have him, no one shall. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.