Strange Fantasy #13

United States

Farrell

United States

Published
August-September 1954
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/96915

Credits

Editing
Ruth Roche, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Terror in the Attic Murder Pool! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Iger Shop, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Roy Thomas Presents Rulah - Jungle Goddess (PS, 2015 series) #2 (March 2015)
Show/hide 1. Terror in the Attic Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Iger Shop, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v2#2 (April 1967)
Terror in the Attic
 
United States
Terror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v2#2 (March 1970)
Terror in the Attic
Printed in
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie Publications, 1968 series) v4#4 (July 1971)
 
Mystic (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #19 (1962)

Synopsis

George Moore shows his family home to his wife Linda and Linda discovers his twin brother Ben chained in the attic. Ben attacks Linda after she releases him and George has to kill his brother.

Show/hide 2. Desperate Peril! (Kolah [Rulah]) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kolah [Rulah]
Genre
Adventure; jungle
Characters
Kolah (Rulah; name relettered)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Iger Shop, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Sinister Tales (Alan Class, 1964 series) #55 (1968 ?)
 
Sinister Tales (Alan Class, 1964 series) #1 (1964)
 
Astounding Stories (Alan Class, 1966 series) #194 ([circa 1988 - 1989])
Original
Rulah (Fox, 1948 series) #27 (June 1949)

Notes

Original title "The Runaway Balloon". Rulah's name relettered as "Kolah" and her costume is redrawn. The art is reminiscent of Matt Baker's.

Show/hide 3. Four More Exiting Magazines Join the Ajax Family Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
various, line art (see note)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

One-page promo advertisement for other AJAX titles: Linda; Brides Secrets; Black Cobra and the unpublished Police Thrills. Covers are represented.

Show/hide 4. The Corpse Came To Dinner Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Iger Shop, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Tales from the Tomb (Eerie, 1969 series) v1#7 (September 1969)
The Corpse Came Home  (retitled)
Printed in
Mystic (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #19 (1962)
 
Haunted Horror (IDW, 2012 series) #28 (June 2017)

Synopsis

A man and his wife are haunted by the ghost of the mans original wife, who has come back from the dead angry that her husband had remarried after she died.

Show/hide 5. Bye-Bye Alibi! Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Printed in
Gunsmoke Trail (Farrell, 1957 series) #2 (August 1957)

Synopsis

Brent Foster investigates the death of Hiram Keighley.

Show/hide 6. The Murder Pool Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime; horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Iger Shop, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Mystic (L. Miller & Son, 1961 series) #20 (May 1962)
The Murder Pool
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v2#8 (July 1968)
The Murder Pool
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v4#2 (April 1970)
The Murder Pool
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v6#7 (December 1972)
The Murder Pool
 
Australia
Ghostly Horrors (Gredown, 1980) ([1982?])
The Murder Pool
 
Australia
Haunted Horror (IDW, 2012 series) #21 (February 2016)
The Murder Pool
Printed in
The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics! (IDW, 2010 series) #25 (January 2019)

Synopsis

Fat unlikable James Gorse builds a swimming pool and fills it with a special red acid that eats away flesh. He tricks people he hates into swimming in his pool and laughs maniacally when they are reduced to skeletons. When he tries to get his wife to swim, she shoots him and murders him causing his corpse to fall into the pool.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 105420

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