Published October-November 1954
Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for Panic. “Deadly Beloved!”, script by Carl Wessler, art by Johnny Craig; Edward’s car overheats and is forced to stop and seek out help; He spots a stately mansion is the bayous, and enters, finding it burnt out inside. “Top Billing,” script by Carl Wessler, art by Reed Crandall; Three actors find themselves at the stage entrance of mysterious Woltam Theatre; A rehearsal of Hamlet stops when a vital prop turns up missing. “Show Stopper!” text story. “The Purge,” script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernard Krigstein; King Horace is called to the cell of a lovely lady and he asks her why she wants to see him; Alicia tells him that she was controlled by the devil and wanted to be purged of him. “All for Gnawt,” script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; Millie is drinking herself into a stupor, lamenting that her previous four husbands had not left her the funds she craved, but to find another husband would be difficult considering her looks and weight. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
Contents Deadly Beloved • Top Billing • Show Stopper (text) • Purge • All for Gnawt
Artists Bernie Krigstein inker, penciler • Bill Gaines editor • Carl Wessler writer • Graham Ingels inker, penciler • Johnny Craig cover, editor, inker, penciler • Reed Crandall inker, penciler