Sensation Comics #109

DC Comics

United States

Published
May-June 1952
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/131128

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Fingers of Fear Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino?
Inks
Murphy Anderson?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #10 (March 1962)
The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust! (Cover)
Compare
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([September 1962?])
The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust (Cover)
 ((probably Carmine Infantino/Murphy Anderson))

Notes

cover idea reused on Justice League of America #10. Bob Bailey says Jim Mooney pencilled this cover.

Show/hide 1. Happy Hobby Time! (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero; fact
Characters
Superboy; Frank

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer (confirmed by Mortimer)
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Notes

Black & White

Show/hide 2. Fingers of Fear Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Haunted Tales (Murray, 1977 series) #37 ([November 1979?])
Fingers of Fear!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Witching Hour (DC, 2011 series) #1 (2011)
Fingers of Fear!
From GCD
in Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #17 (October-November 1971)
 
from Sensation Comics (DC, 1942 series) #109

Notes

art id by Jerry Bails

Show/hide 3. A Guide to Ghostly Behavior Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino?
Inks
?

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #82 ([March 1957?])

Notes

art id by Jerry Bails

Show/hide 4. The Beast that Walked Like A Man Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Notes

art id by Jerry Bails

Show/hide 5. The Ferry Was Waiting Comic story, 2 pages
Show/hide 6. Superstitions About Spiders Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz?
Art
Mo Waldinger?
Show/hide 7. Can You Explain It? Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Art
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset

Notes

art id by Steve Rowe

Show/hide 8. The Demon in the Mirror (Johnny Peril) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Peril
Genre
Occult

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Alex Toth ?
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-23 (March-April 1971)
The Demon in the Mirror!
 
United States
The Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #38 (January 1974)
The Demon in the Mirror
From GCD
in Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-23 (March-April 1971)
in Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #38 (January 1974)
 
from Sensation Comics (DC, 1942 series) #109 (May-June 1952)

Notes

Pencils credit for Sekowsky from Jerry Bails; pencils credit for Toth from Steven Grant via the GCD Error List (11 August 2007). Inks credit from Jerry Bails.


Notes

cover idea reused on Justice League of America #10. Bob Bailey says Jim Mooney pencilled this cover.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36090

Entry created

  • 07/03/2008

Cover added

  • 06/05/2010

Index completed

  • 06/05/2010