Four Color Fear

Fantagraphics Books

United States

Published
September 2010
Page count
324
Cover price
29.99 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/781660

Credits

Editing
Greg Sadowski (Reprint Editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Mike Peppe

Reprint history

From GCD
from Out of the Shadows (Standard, 1952 series) #9 [splash panel from "The Corpse That Came to Dinner"]
Show/hide 1. Introduction Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Credits

Script
John Benson
Art
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. The Best in Supernatural Thrills and Chills Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
{various} (illustrations)

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From GCD
from ?
Show/hide 3. The Strange Case of Henpecked Harry Comic story, 8 pages

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Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Fred Kida

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From GCD
from Eerie (Avon, 1947 series) #1
Show/hide 4. Pit of the Damned! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Bob Powell ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Howard Nostrand

Reprint history

From GCD
from Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #7
Show/hide 5. Corpses... Coast to Coast! Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 6. A Pact with the Devil Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?

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From GCD
from Web of Evil (Quality Comics, 1952 series) #9
Show/hide 7. The Corpse That Came to Dinner Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Reed Crandall [as C]
Inks
Mike Peppe [as P]

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From GCD
from Out of the Shadows (Standard, 1952 series) #9
Show/hide 8. The Maze Master Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Lou Cameron

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From GCD
from Baffling Mysteries (Ace Magazines, 1951 series) #20
Show/hide 9. Read These Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
{various} (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from ?

Notes

Promotional advertisement for four Harvey horror titles: Black Cat, Chamber of Chills, Witches Tales and Tomb of Terror.

Show/hide 10. Swamp Monster Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 11. What Was the Discovery Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
John Giunta

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From GCD
from Black Cat (Harvey, 1946 series) #46
Show/hide 12. Death Sentence Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Sid Check

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From GCD
from Tomb of Terror (Harvey, 1952 series) #14
Show/hide 13. Death Deals a Hand Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

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From GCD
from Strange Mysteries (Superior Publishers Limited, 1951 series) #18
Show/hide 14. Custodian of the Dead Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Jack Cole ?
Art
Jack Cole

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From GCD
from Web of Evil (Quality Comics, 1952 series) #1
Show/hide 15. Servants of the Tomb! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Bob Powell ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Howard Nostrand

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From GCD
from Witches Tales (Harvey, 1951 series) #6
Show/hide 16. Nightmare Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Harry Lazarus

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From GCD
from Adventures into the Unknown (American Comics Group, 1948 series) #51

Notes

A TrueVision story.

Show/hide 17. Me, Ghost Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Jack Katz ?
Art
Jack Katz

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From GCD
from Adventures into Darkness (Standard, 1952 series) #10
Show/hide 18. Dust Unto Dust Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Howard Nostrand ?
Art
Howard Nostrand

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From GCD
from Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #23
Show/hide 19. Drum of Doom Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
King Ward

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From GCD
from Out of the Night (American Comics Group, 1952 series) #2
Show/hide 20. The Body Maker Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Warren Kremer

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From GCD
from Black Cat (Harvey, 1946 series) #39
Show/hide 21. Green Horror Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

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From GCD
from Fantastic Fears (Ajax
Farrell, 1953 series) #8
Show/hide 22. Web of Evil #5 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Charles Cuidera ?

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From GCD
from Web of Evil (Quality Comics, 1952 series) #5
Show/hide 23. Eerie #2 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Wally Wood

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From GCD
from Eerie (Avon, 1951 series) #2
Show/hide 24. Witches Tales #25 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Howard Nostrand

Reprint history

From GCD
from Witches Tales (Harvey, 1951 series) #25
Show/hide 25. Black Cat #51 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Lee Elias

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From GCD
from Black Cat (Harvey, 1946 series) #51
Show/hide 26. Chamber of Chills Magazine #23 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Al Avison

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From GCD
from Chamber of Chills (Harvey, 1951 series) #23
Show/hide 27. Ghost Comics #4 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Maurice Whitman

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From GCD
from Ghost Comics (Fiction House, 1951 series) #4
Show/hide 28. Monster #2 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Maurice Whitman ? [as MW]

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From GCD
from Monster (Fiction House, 1953 series) #2
Show/hide 29. Adventures into the Unknown #53 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Harry Lazarus

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventures into the Unknown (American Comics Group, 1948 series) #53

Notes

TrueVision cover.

Show/hide 30. Adventures into the Unknown #6 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Edvard Moritz

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From GCD
from Adventures into the Unknown (American Comics Group, 1948 series) #6
Show/hide 31. Weird Adventures #3 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

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From GCD
from Weird Adventures (P.L. Publishing, 1951 series) #3
Show/hide 32. Beware! Terror Tales #4 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Characters
Mummy (host)

Credits

Pencils
Bernard Baily

Reprint history

From GCD
from Beware! Terror Tales (Fawcett, 1952 series) #4
Show/hide 33. Unknown World #1 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Painting
Norman Saunders

Reprint history

From GCD
from Unknown World (Fawcett, 1952 series) #1
Show/hide 34. Weird Thrillers #1 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
? (photograph)
Colours
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Weird Thrillers (Ziff-Davis, 1951 series) #1
Show/hide 35. Black Magic #v2#11 [17] Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby
Colours
Jack Kirby

Reprint history

From GCD
from Black Magic (Prize, 1950 series) #v2#11 [17]
Show/hide 36. Strange Fantasy #11 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Reprint history

From GCD
from Strange Fantasy (Ajax
Farrell, 1952 series) #11
Show/hide 37. Strange Fantasy #2 [1] Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

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From GCD
from Strange Fantasy (Ajax
Farrell, 1952 series) #2 [1]
Show/hide 38. Strange Fantasy #9 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Reprint history

From GCD
from Strange Fantasy (Ajax
Farrell
1952 series) #9
Show/hide 39. Voodoo Annual #1 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Reprint history

From GCD
from Voodoo Annual (Ajax
Farrell, 1952 series) #1
Show/hide 40. Haunted Thrills #13 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Reprint history

From GCD
from Haunted Thrills (Ajax
Farrell, 1952 series) #13
Show/hide 41. Beware #10 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Sid Check

Reprint history

From GCD
from Beware (Trojan Magazine, 1953 series) #10
Show/hide 42. Chilling Tales #15 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Matt Fox

Reprint history

From GCD
from Chilling Tales (Youthful, 1952 series) #15
Show/hide 43. Amazing Ghost Stories #1 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Matt Baker

Reprint history

From GCD
from Amazing Ghost Stories (St.John, 1954 series) #1
Show/hide 44. Strange Terrors #2 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
G. Meyerriecks

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From GCD
from Strange Terrors (St.John, 1952 series) #2
Show/hide 45. Strange Terrors #4 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Painting
William Ekgren
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Strange Terrors (St.John, 1952 series) #4
Show/hide 46. Weird Horrors #7 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
William Ekgren
Colours
William Ekgren
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Weird Horrors (St.John, 1952 series) #7
Show/hide 47. Weird Mysteries #2 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily

Reprint history

From GCD
from Weird Mysteries (Key Publications, 1952 series) #2
Show/hide 48. Mister Mystery #6 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Tony Mortellaro

Reprint history

From GCD
from Mister Mystery (Key Publications, 1951 series) #6
Show/hide 49. Weird Mysteries #5 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily

Reprint history

From GCD
from Weird Mysteries (Key Publications, 1952 series) #5
Show/hide 50. Weird Tales of the Future #3 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Basil Wolverton

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From GCD
from Weird Tales of the Future (Key Publications, 1952 series) #3
Show/hide 51. Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror #111 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
L.B. Cole

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From GCD
from Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror (Star Publications [1949-1954], 1951 series) #111
Show/hide 52. Ghostly Weird Stories #120 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
L.B. Cole

Reprint history

From GCD
from Ghostly Weird Stories (Star Publications [1949-1954], 1953 series) #120
Show/hide 53. Worlds of Fear #10 Cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Painting
Norman Saunders

Reprint history

From GCD
from Worlds of Fear (Fawcett, 1952 series) #10
Show/hide 54. Puppet Peril Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Ernie Bache
Inks
Harry Harrison

Reprint history

From GCD
from ?
Show/hide 55. "Hickory dickory dock..." (Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Howard Nostrand ?
Art
Howard Nostrand

Reprint history

From GCD
from ?
Show/hide 56. "Little Jack Horner sat in a..." (Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Howard Nostrand ?
Art
Howard Nostrand

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From GCD
from ?
Show/hide 57. Chef's Delight Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Dick Beck ?
Inks
Bill Savage ?

Reprint history

From GCD
from Mysterious Adventures (Story Comics, 1951 series) #20
Show/hide 58. Colorama Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Bob Powell
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Howard Nostrand

Reprint history

From GCD
from Black Cat (Harvey, 1946 series) #45
Show/hide 59. The Thing from the Sea! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Wally Wood

Reprint history

From GCD
from Eerie (Avon, 1951 series) #2
Show/hide 60. The Flapping Head Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Larry Woromay
King Ward

Reprint history

From GCD
from Forbidden Worlds (American Comics Group, 1951 series) #6

Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original comic.

Show/hide 61. Amnesia! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Warren Kremer

Reprint history

From GCD
from Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #17
Show/hide 62. Vision of the Gods Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Everett Raymond Kinstler

Reprint history

From GCD
from Nightmare (Ziff-Davis, 1952 series) #1
Show/hide 63. The Man Who Outdistanced Death! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
George Evans

Reprint history

From GCD
from Strange Suspense Stories (Fawcett, 1952 series) #4
Show/hide 64. I, Vampire Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror; humor

Credits

Script
Howard Nostrand ?
Art
Howard Nostrand

Reprint history

From GCD
from Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #24
Show/hide 65. Experiment in Terror Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Carl Burgos

Reprint history

From GCD
from Haunted Thrills (Ajax
Farrell, 1952 series) #13
Show/hide 66. Art for Death's Sake! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Rudy Palais

Reprint history

First print
United States
Witches Tales (Harvey, 1951 series) #15 (October 1952)
Art for Death's Sake
Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v4#4 (August 1970)
Death is an Artist
 
Australia
Pit of Evil (Gredown, 1975 series) #10 ([July 1978?])
Death is an Artist
From GCD
from Witches Tales (Harvey, 1951 series) #15
Show/hide 67. A Safari of Death! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Bob Powell ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Howard Nostrand

Reprint history

From GCD
from Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #8
Show/hide 68. Night Screams Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Reprint history

From GCD
from Journey into Fear (Superior Publishers Limited, 1951 series) #2
Show/hide 69. Here Today... Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Sid Check
Inks
Frank Frazetta

Reprint history

From GCD
from Black Cat (Harvey, 1946 series) #50
Show/hide 70. Cat's Death Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

From GCD
from Strange Terrors (St. John, 1952 series) #7
Show/hide 71. The Wall of Flesh! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Bob Powell

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #12 (August 1953)
The Wall of Flesh!
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #6 ([December 1972?])
The Wall of Flesh
 
United States
Wall of Flesh (AC, 1992 series) #1 (1992)
The Wall of Flesh!
From GCD
from This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #12
Show/hide 72. Nightmare World Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Basil Wolverton
Art
Basil Wolverton

Reprint history

From GCD
from Weird Tales of the Future (Key Publications, 1952 series) #3
Show/hide 73. What's Happeníng at... 8:30 P.M. Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Howard Nostrand ?
Art
Howard Nostrand

Reprint history

From GCD
from Witches Tales (Harvey, 1951 series) #25
Show/hide 74. Valley of Horror Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Jack Cole ?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole ?

Reprint history

From GCD
from Web of Evil (Quality Comics, 1952 series) #8
Show/hide 75. The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp! (Doctor Death) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Death
Genre
Horror
Characters
Doctor Death (host)

Credits

Art
George Evans

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #5 (June 1952)
The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday (KG Murray, 1973 series) #17 ([October 1974?])
The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp
Show/hide 76. Evil Intruder Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Reprint history

From GCD
from Journey into Fear (Superio Publishers Limited, 1951 series) #12
Show/hide 77. Notes Text article, 19 pages

Credits

Author
Greg Sadowski
Art
{various} (illustrations)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 78. Ruth Roche and the Iger Studio Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
John Benson [as J.B.]
Letters
typeset

Notes

Placed between pages 3 and 4 of the Notes sequence.

Show/hide 79. Cover Section Key Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Art
{various} (illustrations)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 80. The Pre-Code Horror Comics Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
John Benson [as J.B.]
Letters
typeset

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 74334

Index completed

  • 11/06/2012