Mystic 23

Title Published
March 1951 to August 1957
Issue Numbers
1 to 61
Number of Issues
61
Issue Information
Cover Date
September 1953
Sighted Date Stamp
July 10
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia Publisher
Official Magazine Corp.
 
 
Cover Titles
When We Say These are Chilling Tales, We Ain't Kiddin'!
Don't Shrink Sam's Head!
Oerfect Planet!
Hugo!
 
 
Cover Credits
Russ Heath pencils and inks signed
Contributions
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Cover Creator Credit
Stories
  Job
Number
Title Pages Credits
  C-720 Don't Shrink Sam's Head! 5 pg art Hy Rosen pencils unsigned
Hy Rosen inks attributed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Chris Brown: Story Information
  B-494 Tribal Mask 2 pg text
  C-757 The Perfect Planet!

Notes: In this story, it is the year 2300 and "Earth has suddenly slipped from its age-old orbit around the sun and now circles closer and closer to the flaming mass! Man must find a new planet on which to live or starve in the white-hot rays of the sun..."

Explorers return from exploring space to report that they have not found a habitable planet, though they mention they didn't get around to exploring a satellite of Venus. Unfortunately the spaceships are all spent. They finally resort to retrieving an old derelict spaceship from the museum. They land on the planet and it is a Garden of Eden. However, the spaceship was damaged in landing. They can't fly back to tell Earth of their discovery and sadly their radio can't send signals all the way to earth. Worst of all, only four male astronauts had made the journey, so it looks like the end of the human race.

After the last panel: "Don't miss the astounding sequel to this tale...'The Great Migration'...in the next issue of MYSTIC!"

However, you won't find that story in the next issue of Mystic. Instead you have to jump over to Astonishing 27 - Oct 1953 - Chris Brown.
5 pg art Ross Andru pencils and inks signed

Contributors:
Chris Brown: Creator Credit
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  C-718 Hugo 5 pg art Pete Tumlinson pencils and inks signed

Contributors:
Chris Brown: Creator Credit
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  C-877 Mother Knows Best

Notes: The reprint in Chamber of Chills 10 - credits Sol Brodsky.

Reprinted In: Chamber of Chills 10
3 pg art Sol Brodsky pencils and inks attributed

Contributors:
Chris Brown: Creator Credit
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  C-663 Every Dog Has His Day!

Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows 6
5 pg art Manny Stallman pencils signed
Manny Stallman inks attributed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Chris Brown: Story Information