Appearing in "Midnight on Black Mountain"
Synopsis for "Midnight on Black Mountain"
A woman with a terminal illness falls in love with a man named Walter who is indifferent to her. She offers him everything but he says he would never marry a witch. She denies being a witch and asks for a way to prove it. He tells her to go to Black Mountain where witches and demons hold a Black Sabbath. If they reject you, you're not a witch. She goes, and finds to her surprise, herself dancing with demons. A figure appears and proclaims he is her master and she was not a witch when she came to Black Mountain, but she is one now and will live forever with her malady. The figure is revealed to be Walter.
Appearing in "The Two Were Alone!"
Synopsis for "The Two Were Alone!"
A man becomes a victim of a cross-dressing serial killer.
Appearing in "Don't Look!"
- Unnamed Secretary
- Madman (Potentially a future version of Harold Whitney)
Races and Species:
- Magic Mirror
Synopsis for "Don't Look!"
A raving madman bursts into the office of a patent attorney attempting to interest him in patenting a magic mirror that reveals how old people will look in ten years if you merely think of them. If you look into the mirror yourself, it will show you how old you will be in five years. The attorney calls the authorities to haul away the lunatic, but not before the receptionist gets a look into the mirror and is disappointed to see she appears as a hag. They try thinking of other people and the mirror actually works. The attorney lets in the men with the white coats to haul away the man in his office gloating now he won't have to share the profits, but is horrified when he glances into the mirror myself and sees the face of the lunatic who has just been removed.
Appearing in "The Scarecrow"
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Synopsis for "The Scarecrow"
Tim Blake finds a steady living playing a pathetic weakling in a series of ads ("Don't be like him! Use Vigomin and be a man!"). Frustrated by his lack of success in the dating world, he visits a magic shop and purchases a strength potion for fifty cents. The eccentric proprietor offers him an antidote, but it costs $100 and Tim reasons that he'd never need it anyway. The potion turns Tim into a Hercules, and he goes around beating up his rivals and bullying women into dating him. However, he soon learns why he should have bought the antidote, as he quickly grows so massive that the Earth cannot hold his weight and he plummets down into the planet's core.
Another pulse-pounding premiere issue! You'll shudder to spend—"Midnight on Black Mountain!" Bonus: a tale of terror by Basil Wolverton, one of the most-copied comix artists of all time!
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