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Web of Evil (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Web of Evil (1952) 1

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    "Ghosts of Doom"; Zombies and a giant crocodile populate the eerie Everglades; Gangsters arrive from Miami with a kidnap victim, looking for a hide-out; Soon the parties battle each other. "The Phantom Freaks"; Emil Lorenz runs a carnival freak show and mistreats his animal-like creatures. "Custodian of the Dead," art by Jack Cole; Undertaker Horace Vennery is a grave-robber at night, stealing valuable possessions off his dead clients. "Laughter of Doom" text story. "Rehearsal for Death"; Understudy Fenton demands his chance on stage and murders leading man Worthington. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Web of Evil (1952) 2
    Published 1953 by Quality.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2021670022

    "Hangman's Horror"; Jeb Daws is looking to run for mayor in a small town to restore democratic processes; The current corrupt mayor and his cronies want to get rid of him and frame him for murder. "Ghost Ship"; Rival tug boat captains Hook Larson and Blackjack Grant go head to head in a small port; Grant eliminates the competition by ramming down Larson's ship. "Make-Up for Death"; Theater make-up artist Karl Rageese murders three actors who talked bad about him. "The Sobbing Thing" text story. "The Corpse That Wouldn't Die!", art by Jack Cole; Charles Venable is hired to translate an ancient book by Carl Granger in the hopes that it can reveal the secret to stoping his brother, Andrew. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Web of Evil (1952) 3
    • Cover detached. Water damage. Staple rust.

    "The Killer from Saturn"; The city's in panic as an alien-like killer stalks the streets at night. "Vengeance of the Red Ghost," art by Leo Morey; Susan Maynard fakes her death and plays the avenging ghost coming back from the grave. "Goddess of Murder"; Monstrous four-armed goddess Kali demands human sacrifices. "House of Horror" text story. "The Beast from Beyond"; A hunting company from the city enters the woods and finds no moose, but a dragon-like monster! 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Web of Evil (1952) 4

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    Cover pencils by Jack Cole. "Monster of the Mist," pencils by Jack Cole; Marine biologist Dr. Mornay discovers a giant sea serpent and keeps it close to study the creature. "Crime Circus"; An ensemble of circus artistes decides to make some big money and operates as a gang of criminals; Masterminded by the "midget" Lilliput they rob and steal. "Satan's Spectacles"; The devil sets a trap for optometrist Harry Lenz; In disguise he lets him have magic glasses which reveal the thoughts of others. "From Outer Space" text story. "Dance of Death"; John Drune runs the "Devil's Den" night club; Because he's too cheap to buy a fireproof dress, his dancer Helen perishes in a dangerous flame dance. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Web of Evil (1952) 5
    Published 1953 by Quality.
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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Right Edge Trimmed.
    • Label #0315325028

    Cover pencils by Jack Cole. "The Man Who Died Twice," pencils by Jack Cole; Lester Paley is framed for a murder he did not commit; He dies in the electric chair, but its all a set-up; He is only stunned by the electricity and proclaimed dead by a bribed doctor. "Laughter from Hell," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Old and wealthy John Grome wont part with his money, so his unfaithful wife Della joins family lawyer Loring in a fiendish plot. "The Vengeful Curse," pencils by Jack Cole; Andrew Craven leaves his friend Dave Burk to die in a hole after claiming the riches they were digging for together for himself and taunts Dave that he will marry his fiance Elsa. "Lair of Doom" text story. "The Corpse That Wouldn't Hide"; Walter Mains lives on the allowance of his wife, the successful chemical inventor Anna Mains; They both make their lives a living hell. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Web of Evil (1952) 6
    Published 1953 by Quality.
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    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Cole. "Orgy of Death," pencils by Jack Cole; Greedy Dr. Morgan discovers the remnants of a Phoenician cult on a remote island; Hes willing to sacrifice his niece Lela and his pilot Alan to get his hands on the lost treasure of Moloch. "The Man Who Saw Doom," pencils by Charles Nicholas; The Hindu mystic Arnar lets John Durrand wear a death-foreseeing magic ring; If John encounters a person with a blank face, that person is going to die in the next minute. "The Spectre's Face," pencils by Jack Cole; Mob gunman Barker Crane retires from his killing career and aims for a life of respectability; Whenever Crane has his picture taken, the photograph will reveal a ghostly rotting zombie looming behind him. "Vampire Valley" text story. "The House Where Horror Lived"; John Carlton, "The Bravest Man Alive", and his man-servant, Drake, spend a night in a haunted house. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Web of Evil (1952) 7
    • Cover detached and re-attached with tape along interior spine.

    Cover pencils by Jack Cole. "The Ship of Lost Souls"; The gambling ship "Hades" capsizes and dozens of passengers are killed inside the hull. "Hideout in Hell," pencils by Bob McCarty; The Bexer gang robs a bank and goes into hiding; They quarrel over the loot and two of them shoot each other. "The Strangling Hands," pencils by Jack Cole; Collector Noram comes into possession of the severed arms of Jean DArst, the infamous French strangler. "Drums of Doom" text story. "The Man Who Cheated Death," pencils by Charles Nicholas; John Blane turns 70 years of age and is obsessed with wanting to live forever; One of the researchers in his laboratories comes up with a liquid which will grant eternal life. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Web of Evil (1952) 8
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    • Cover oxidation.

    "Creature of Doom"; Nuclear scientist Paul Allen is left to die on the site of an atom bomb test; His treacherous colleague Serb works for "the reds" and plans on leaving the country with Allens wife Gena. "Flaming Vengeance," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Greedy landlord Cal Arnum burns down his own tenement block to cash in on the insurance; The loss of dozens of lives means nothing to him. "Death Prowls the Streets," pencils by Jack Cole; Famous, but retired investigator Emmett Dru takes on one last case; A homicidal maniac is spreading terror throughout the city. "Cast Back the Dead" text story. "Valley of Horror," pencils by Jack Cole; A couple take a shortcut through 'Perdition Valley' after seeing it on a road map found near a car crash site; The car accident victim was a known racketeer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Web of Evil (1952) 9
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • Glue spots at staples, chew to interior margin.

    "A Pact with the Devil," pencils by Jack Cole; Suicidal John Masters enters into a pact with the devil and gets ten golden years of wealth and fortune; When his time is up, Masters tries to run. "The Subterranean Beast"; Allan Mills discovers a monstrous monkey captivated between rocks in a cave; By feeding the beast, Mills tries to command him. "Killer from Beyond," pencils by Jack Cole; Thief and killer Benny Renz is ratted out to the police by his partner, Simon Fox. Fox and his girlfriend Lili buy the Renz home and tear it down looking for the hidden loot. "Dark Sorcery" text story. "The Monster in Flesh," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Antol Meers is shunned by society for his ugliness; One day he cant take it anymore and beats up beautiful people; He gets a prison sentence and encounters a therapist who believes in change. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Web of Evil (1952) 10
    Published Jan 1954 by Quality.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Interior complete. Near complete spine split.

    "Death's Highway, pencils by Charles Nicholas; Torpo and Randy, two hitmen for the mob, crash their car on the way to the next job; They stay miraculously unharmed and encounter their former victims. The Cavern of the Damned; World traveler and explorer Lloyd Ramsey is exploring some underwater caverns and encounters a race of human looking aliens with three eyes; These beings plan on infiltrating society and overthrowing humanity. The Brain That Wouldn't Die; Criminal mastermind Benny the Brain Bronson goes to the electric chair, but Dr. Andre Renard steals his head from out of the grave and manages to revive the brain. Dancing Skeletons text story. The Spectre of Fate; Eric Marston unwillingly is a stowaway on the cruise liner Queen Ann and witnesses the ships sinking after a collision with an iceberg. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Web of Evil (1952) 11
    Published Feb 1954 by Quality.
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    • 4" Cumulative spine split.

    "The Moulder of Doom," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Sculptor Guy Morzat creates the most life-like portraits, because his works are not sculptures, but corpses covered with plaster of Paris. "Buried Alive"; Hugo, a stage magician, is always second in line to the "Great Carvel"; So he plans to murder his rival and take his place of fame. "The Monster They Couldn't Kill," pencils by Jack Cole; Dr. Fry has been feeding on atomic energy and turns into a superhuman on the rampage. "Tukari Vengeance" text story. "The Face from Hell," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Playboy and gambler Arthur Wells loses everything at the casino; The devil guarantees him his money back - if they switch faces! 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Web of Evil (1952) 12
    Published Mar 1954 by Quality.

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    "The Walking Dead," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Show promoter Carl Lamont travels to an island in the Caribbean to capture the fabled giant zombie of Zaku, none other than Zog, king zombie; Lamont succeeds in luring Zog into a trap, hauling him to the US and putting him on display in his circus show. "The Uninvited Corpse"; Alice is married to John Carlton, but her lover, Guy, kills her husband; The evil couple rejoices and starts enjoying life, when dead Carlton drops by. "The Phantom Killer," pencils by Sam Citron; A demolition crew is ordered to tear down an old playhouse of horror; Some of the workers are attacked and killed in the process. "The Curse of Sika" text story. "The Shrunken Heads of Dr. Death," pencils by Edward Goldfarb; In the Amazon jungle, the suit-wearing crackpot Dr. Death lives with his pet monkey Bola and witnesses the crash landing of a passenger plane; The mad doctor kills off all survivors and adds them to his collection of shrunken heads. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Web of Evil (1952) 13
    Published Apr 1954 by Quality.
    • Interior is complete. Cover is brittle, spine glued to first wrap.
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    "Demon Inferno," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Raymond Stevens discovers the abode of inner-earth demons Hate, Violence and Betrayal; They brand him with the devils sign and send him back home. "Timepiece of Terror"; Horror writer Ward Blake searches for a fabled "bronze clock of Tibet"; When chiming, the artifact is revealing projections of terrifying events of history. "Prehistoric Beast," pencils by Louis Ravielli; Museum curator Edmond Manard unfreezes a prehistoric man from an iceberg and brings him back to life by transfusing him his blood. "From Outer Space" text story. "The Ghoul of Ghost Swamp," pencils by Charles Nicholas; "Ghost Swamp" in the Florida everglades is said to host a supernatural ghoulish creature killing all who dare enter. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Web of Evil (1952) 14
    Published May 1954 by Quality.

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    Cover by Reed Crandall. "The Witch of Death," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Newspaperman Dick Groom arrives in New England's Misty Moors community to cover "Witchery Week"; The local Duncan family is decimated one by one - haunted by the curse of the once alive moor witch. "The Monster Genie"; Bank teller Arthur Cook is offered the services of a mighty genie; After the brute has disposed of two of Cook's enemies, Cook murders the genie's master. "Lighthouse of the Dead"; Old Pearly Marston, operator of the Searock lighthouse, keeps away the dead from the sea by shining his beacon. "The Man Who Dug His Own Grave" text story. "The Sealed Corpse"; The butler Jeffers murders his employer, Sir Wendell Eaton. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Web of Evil (1952) 15
    Published Jun 1954 by Quality.

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    "The Dreaded Crypts of Horror"; Rich Uncle Cyrus summons his four heirs to his mansion in the marshland; The money will be theirs if they survive a night in specially prepared rooms of horror. "The Haunted Forest," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Yates and Manning, professional debunkers of the supernatural, tackle a last mystery no one dare solve up to now - the haunted forest; Every man going in came back a raving maniac. "The Demon Coat," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Millionaire collector John Masterson comes into possession of king Tuts Egyptian "demon coat," a jacket which - once donned - scares its wearer to death with frightful visions. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Web of Evil (1952) 16
    Published Jul 1954 by Quality.

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    Cover pencils by Charles Nicholas. "The Medium of Murder"; Zakor, master medium, offers his services to underworld czar Keller; Zakor conjures ghosts from beyond to dispose of Kellers rival mobsters. "The Fiend of Terror Mountain," pencils by Charles Nicholas; The brutish Roco escapes from a mental institution and finds shelter at the house of the criminal Mr. Leache; He uses Rocos strength for a series of holdup murders and thefts. "The Hamlet of Horror," pencils by Charles Nicholas; John Ames and his wife Doris have a car accident in the wilderness and are taken by a gang of misshapen creatures. "Murder Trap" text story. "Death's Vengeance," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Curator Arthur Dunster collects Aztec relics of horror; When museum visitors laugh at his stories, the ancient artifacts come to life. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Web of Evil (1952) 17
    Published Aug 1954 by Quality.
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    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    "Return of the Dead," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Serge Lamont builds a machine to communicate with the dead; He uses it to learn all the magic secrets of the recently deceased magician Zendali. "The Fiend Who Lived Forever," art by Louis Ravielli; A scientist is able to make himself immortal through experimentation on human victims; He robs banks to gather enough wealth to marry his sweetheart. "Terror in Chinatown," pencils by Charles Nicholas; The collector August Lamont searches frantically for a Chinese "book of the dead" holding great secrets; Lamont murders two book dealers to get his hands on the tome. "Death's Challenge" text story. "The Avenging Ghosts," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Gangsters Pete and Joey escape from their prison island in a motorboat and land on the "island of honesty" where no crime ever happens. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Web of Evil (1952) 18
    Published Sep 1954 by Quality.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage. Staple rust.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2049493002
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    • Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust with heavy migration. Water damage.

    "The Messenger From Beyond"; Small-time crook Zero Martin is shot by mobster Big Eddie and dies on the operating table; A pact with dead gangsters from beyond brings him back to life. "Scared to Death," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Medical student Guy Bradbury is victim of a cruel prank; Three of his friends scare him with a corpse, because Bradbury believes in supernatural phenomena. "The Inhuman Creature," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Unconquered mount Karachi claims two victims and is furthermore haunted by a wild man attacking the next mountaineering expeditions. "Dead Man's Return" text story. "Crypt of the Living," art by Louis Ravielli; In the Texas countryside, Sheriff Peters has to deal with father and daughter Eaglesham - risen from the tomb to claim back their land. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Web of Evil (1952) 19
    Published Oct 1954 by Quality.
    • Oxidation.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch. 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    "The Half-Creatures of the Sargasso Sea"; Explorer Paul Raymond has set his mind to proving to his colleagues at the club that there are mysteries to be found in the Sargasso Sea; He travels there and encounters a race of fish men. "Demon of the Pit," art by Charles Nicholas; Two years ago convicted killer Caesar Renard survived a volcanic eruption which buried the prison he lived in. "The Fiend from Outer Space," art by Louis Ravielli; Scientist Martin develops a test machine for rocket flight capable of accelerating with over 10 Gs of gravity. "The Man Who Murdered Himself" text story. "The Skid Row Monster," pencils by Charles Nicholas; A hooded figure calling himself Vengeance calls upon down-and-out lawyer Arthur Drake; He pulls Drake out of the gutter and makes him a member of his criminal gang. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Web of Evil (1952) 20
    Published Nov 1954 by Quality.
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    "Katumba - The Man-Made Terror"; Katumba is a legendary monster gorilla from the island of Martinique; Trent and Crane, owners of a "Hall of Oddities", travel to Martinique and build a fake Katumba there - to attract audiences at home. "Make-Up for Horror," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Ezra Fear is Hollywoods master make-up artist; His trade secret: There is no make-up; He uses a "chemical Z" to frightfully alter the appearance of actors he kidnapped, drugged and keeps caged in his cellar. "The Monster from the Deep," art by Louis Ravielli; An atom bomb test in the Pacific opens up a crack in the sea bottom and releases an ancient, dinosaur-like sea serpent. "Plan for Doom" text story. "Death from the Tomb," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Professor Dentons expedition explores the insides of an Azetec pyramid in Mexico. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Web of Evil (1952) 21
    Published Dec 1954 by Quality.
    • Cover detached.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • Cover detached. Only one staple (manufacturing). 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    "Death's Album"; Alec Marston, freelance photographer, witnesses an accident at an atomic laboratory; His camera lens is somehow altered and reveals three emissaries of death behind the catastrophe. "The Man Who Lived Forever"; An age-old sage lives on a plateau in the Canadian wilderness; One day three prospectors parachute in as visitors looking for uranium. "Spectre of the Andes," art by Louis Ravielli; A tourist couple arrives in the Peruvian village of Vortezo where a Spanish conquistador of the same name reigned with brutal terror. "Dark Sorcery" text story. "One Night of Terror," pencils by Charles Nicholas; A meteor comes down in the desert near Ghost City valley; Some prospectors go searching for it, but discover an alien spaceship. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.