Published (October-November 1950)
First issue of the series (continues from The Crypt of Terror). Cover by Johnny Craig. “The Thing From the Sea,” script and art by Al Feldstein; During a sea voyage a passenger discovers that stateroom 13 has the reputation of being haunted. “A Fatal Caper,” script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Teenagers remove a body from a casket in order to dress as a mystically-summoned monster and place one of their own inside as a prank; the undertaker is unaware of this and buries the body. “Backfire” text story. “Rx…Death,” script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A sister worries that her brother is under too much stress and so asks a doctor to write a prescription for some medicine. “Impending Doom,” script by Al Feldstein, art by Johnny Craig; An artist draws a frightened face with a circle around it; Thinking it odd, he goes for a walk encountering a grave-stone cutter who looks like the picture he drew carving a tombstone with his name on it. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
Content Thing From the Sea • End of the Search • A Fatal Caper • Backfire • Rx…Death • Impending Doom!
Artists Al Feldstein inker, penciler, writer • Bill Gaines editor • Graham Ingels inker, penciler • Jack Kamen inker, penciler • Johnny Craig cover, inker, penciler