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Appearing in "The Rats!"

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Synopsis for "The Rats!"

A hippie loses his girlfriend and his life when the street rats he tries to protect turn on him.

Appearing in "The Last Man!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Adventures into Terror #24
(originally printed as The Wax Men)

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Synopsis for "The Last Man!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Adventures into Terror #24
(originally printed as The Wax Men)

A man has dinner every night with wax figures around the table and refers to them as his family. A woman schemes to marry him for his money even though she believes him to be insane, but she finds out that they really are his family, as he is made of wax too.

Appearing in "His Own Kind!"

Featured Characters:

  • Ares Pelagian / Ares the Wolf (First and only known appearance; dies)

Supporting Characters:

  • "Daphne" (First appearance)
  • Ares' father and mother (First appearance)
  • Linda Wheelwright (First appearance)
  • Ares' wolf mate (First and only known appearance; dies)
  • Ares' cubs (First appearance)
  • Linda's father (First appearance)

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  • Lord Edmund Hamilton (Mentioned)
  • Montague Summers (Mentioned)
  • God (Invoked)
  • Unnamed barmaid at the Red Robin Inn

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  • England
    • Wiltshire
      • The Pelagians' home (First appearance)
      • Estate of Lord Edmund Hamilton (Mentioned)
      • Red Robin Inn (Mentioned)

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Synopsis for "His Own Kind!"

A werewolf tries to lead a double-life, both as a man and as a wolf, with disastrous results.

Appearing in "The Nightmare Patrol!"

Featured Characters:

  • Corporal Ramon Jiminez (First and only known appearance; dies)

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  • Patrol
    • Private Walton Jones (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • McGraw (Mentioned)
    • Russell (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • Smith (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • Wesson (First and only known appearance; dies)

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  • Viet-Cong
    • Unnamed sniper (First and only known appearance; dies)
  • Medic/Ghoul (First appearance)

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Synopsis for "The Nightmare Patrol!"

The commanding officer of a platoon in the jungles of Vietnam encounters evidence of cannibalism being inflicted on dead soldiers from both sides of the conflict. At first, he thinks it is an act of psychological warfare by the enemy, then becomes convinced that the culprit is a soldier under his command with a flippant attitude towards death. After the unseen ghoul kills and partially eats a soldier on sentry duty, leaving only the soldier, a medic, and himself, he decides to take drastic steps against the supposed guilty party...

Appearing in "In the Shadows of the City"

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Synopsis for "In the Shadows of the City"

A homicidal maniac breaks the fourth wall as he engages in a soliloquy in which he outlines his all-consuming urge to horrifically kill everyone he meets. His murderous fantasies are so strong that they even become momentarily visible to a dentist and a psychiatrist he has sessions with. The tale ends with his proud proclamation that he will someday spring out in surprise to the reader and make good on his threats.

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