Published December 1951-January 1952
Cover by Wally Wood. “Well-Cooked Hams!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Two American producers want to bring Parisian-style, Grand Guignol, gory plays to a Broadway theater, but the owner refuses to do business with them. “Madame Bluebeard,” script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A woman raises her daughter to hate men and so for six years she murders a husband a year, making each appear an accidental death, as trophies for her departed mother. “Nature” text story. “Return!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A woman ends up getting pregnant by her husband’s ghost! “Horror! Head… It Off!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A member of the French nobility during the Terror betrays his fellow’s confidence in order to curry favor with the revolutionary government. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
Content Well-Cooked Hams! • Crypt of Terror • Madame Bluebeard • Vault of Horror! • Nature • Crypt-Keeper’s Corner • Return! • Horror! Head… It Off! • Witch’s Cauldron!
Artists Al Feldstein writer • Bill Gaines editor • Graham Ingels inker, penciler • Jack Davis inker, penciler • Jack Kamen inker, penciler • Joe Orlando inker, penciler • Wally Wood inker, penciler