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Quote1.png And one by one dropped the revellers... And darkness and decay and the red death held illimitable dominion over all! Quote2.png
Edgar Allan Poe

Appearing in "Forewarned Is Fore-Armed!"

Featured Characters:

  • Carl Brock (First appearance) (Main story and flashback)

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • "Dr. Caruthers" (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Digger (Riderick Krupp) (Mentioned)
  • Numerous unnamed Prison Guards (Main story and flashback)
  • Unnamed Warden
  • Unnamed Governor (Mentioned)
  • Devil (Mentioned)
  • Unidentified Police Department (Only in flashback)

Races and Species:

  • Humans (Main story and flashback)
  • Unrevealed alien race (Main story and flashback)
  • Rats (Mentioned)
  • Rabbits (Mentioned)

Locations:

Items:

  • Unnamed Alien Mind Helmet (Only in flashback) (Destroyed)

Vehicles:

  • Alien Spacecrafts (Only in flashback)

Synopsis for "Forewarned Is Fore-Armed!"

Four-armed alien invaders from a doomed planet make use of an escaped convict to learn of Earth, but they fix it so that no one understands his speech when he tries to warn of the impending assault.

Appearing in "The Face of Fear!"

Featured Characters:

  • Freddy Garricks (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Unnamed Ghost (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Mr. Garricks (Freddy's Father)
  • Smith Brothers (Mentioned)
  • Mrs. Garricks (Freddy's Mother) (Mentioned)
  • Death (Mentioned)

Races and Species:

Locations:

Synopsis for "The Face of Fear!"

Yet another version of the Ditko story from Tales of Suspense #21.

Appearing in "The Day of the Red Death!"

Featured Characters:

  • George Harris (First and only known appearance; dies)

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Survivors of the Red Death
    • Rupert Griswold (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • Lenore (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • Prince Marco (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • Carlotta Moore (Betty Jean Wannameyer) (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • Three unnamed others (First and only known appearance; dies)

Other Characters:

Races and Species:

Locations:

  • Earth-616 (Main story and flashback)
    • Earth (Main story and flashback)
      • United States of America (Main story and flashback)
        • Griswold's Bunker (Main story and flashback)
        • Griswold's Arms Plant (Only in flashback)
        • Kansas (Mentioned)
          • Cantrell (Mentioned)

Items:

  • Red Death (Disease) (Main story and flashback)

Synopsis for "The Day of the Red Death!"

Poe's "Red Death" in a contemporary setting.

Solicit Synopsis

(December) A face in a mirror - a book that foretells the future - a chiller by Edgar Allan Poe - and a must!

  • (January) AND, STILL ON SALE - ! A face in a mirror! A book that foretells the future! A chiller by Edgar Allan Poe! It's a must!

Notes

Trivia

  • The tagline for this issue is "Enter... The Red Death!"

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Recommended Reading

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