#03 (#17) Nightmare
Published September-October 1950
Origin of Crypt of Terror, Vault of Horror, and Haunt of Fear. Material in this issue was featured in Wertham’s “Seduction of the Innocent.” Stories include “Nightmare” (art by Johnny Craig), “Television Terror” (art by Harvey Kurtzman), “Monster Maker” (art by Graham Ingels), and “Horror Beneath the Streets” (art by Al Feldstein). Craig cover. NOTE: This issue is the third of the series and was published in 1950; the ongoing series has another issue 17 that was published in 1953. Cover price $0.10.
Content Haunt of Fear • Nightmare • A Psychological Study • Television Terror • A Journey Into the Supernatural • Repeat Performance • Monster Maker
A Scientific SuspenStory Letters page • Old Witch’s Niche • Horror Beneath the Streets • Witch’s Cauldron
Artists Al Feldstein editor, inker, penciler, writer • Gardner Fox writer • Graham Ingels inker, penciler • Harvey Kurtzman inker, penciler, writer • Johnny Craig cover, inker, penciler, writer • Marie Severin colorist