#12 Murder the Lover
Published August 1952
Cover art by Johnny Craig. “The Execution!”, script and art by Johnny Craig; A man stops for a standed motorist who has skidded into a snowbank; At about the same time, a young woman is murdered, and from the description of the killer and the getaway car, it seems that the man who aided the stranded motorist is guilty. “Murder the Lover!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A businessman, Ken Martin, comes home one evening and discovers his wife in the arms of his best friend, Walt; Ken swears revenge, so he calls the man up and suggests the two go moose hunting together, while secretly planning to “accidently” kill him. “Murder the Husband!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Walter is madly in love with Kenneth’s wife, but he knows his friend will never get a divorce, so he decides to kill him; When Kenneth invites Walter on a moose hunting trip, Walter agrees, and the pair go out in a boat loaded with ropes and weights. “Trap!” text story by Al Feldstein. “Snooze to Me!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Herbert comes home late one night and his waiting wife; Suspecting that he is having an affair, she confronts him, shooting down all of his alibis; She tells him to leave but has second thoughts and phones him to come back, but he refuses. “Paralyzed!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); A seemingly happily married couple actually hate one another, and the husband wants out of the 15-year marriage; The wife refuses; They get involved in an auto accident, and Gladys is paralyzed in the wreck. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.