Mystic 21

Title Published
March 1951 to August 1957
Issue Numbers
1 to 61
Number of Issues
61
Mystic 21 Cover Image
Issue Information
Cover Date
July 1953
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia Publisher
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
 
 
Cover Titles
The Honey-Mooners!
The Ghost Comes Back!
Homocide!
Dorothy's Doll!
 
 
Cover Credits
Bill Everett pencils unsigned
Carl Burgos inks attributed
Contributions
Chris Brown: Cover Creator Credit
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Cover Creator Credit
Stories
  Job
Number
Title Pages Credits
  C-517 Zombie In The Streets

Notes: Some of the figures look like they could have been drawn by Colan and inked by a very slick inker, but on the whole I would be a lot safer by guessing it's Manny Stallman doing a really impressive job.
A doctor called Arnold creates a zombie to rob and kill people, so he can satisfy is money- loving wife. Unfortunately, the zombie developes a crush on Arnold's wife. - Ger A.
5 pg art John Buscema pencils and inks unsigned

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Ger Apeldoorn: Story Information
  C-525 Dorothy's Doll

Notes: Fred Bartlett's daughter has a fever and tonight is the night she will either die or get better. Luckily, he has bought her a doll that looks just like her, when Death comes through the window. - Ger A.
4 pg art Gene Colan pencils signed
Gene Colan inks attributed

Contributors:
Ger Apeldoorn: Creator Credit
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  C-415 The Honeymooners

Notes: Beautiful young Stella falls in love with a sickly white man, who intends to marry her. There's one thing he has to do before they can, though. - Ger A.
4 pg art Tony Mortellaro pencils signed
Tony Mortellaro inks attributed

Contributors:
Ger Apeldoorn: Creator Credit
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  C-554 Isle Of No Escape 2 pg text Joe Maneely pencils and inks unsigned

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  C-382 Homicide

Notes: A man kills a bum and gets his neighbour to help him bury the body. One of them will get away with murder. Not a code-friendly story. - Ger A.
4 pg art Bill Savage pencils attributed
Ross Andru inks attributed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
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Notes: Ad for march issue of Menace
1 pg house ad
  C-479 The Ghost Comes Back!

Notes: In the seacoast village of Norchester an escaped convict climbs into the house of Julia and tries to terrorize her. But old Julia can take care of herself. Especially on a night like this, when she is expecting a visit from her husband. - Ger A.
plot is swiped from Saki's short story "The Open Window" - Chris Brown.

Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows 13
5 pg art Dick Ayers pencils unsigned
Ernie Bache inks attributed

Contributors:
Ger Apeldoorn: Creator Credit
Chris Brown: Creator Credit
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit