Suspense 21

Title Published
December 1949 to April 1953
Issue Numbers
1 to 29
Number of Issues
29
Suspense 21 Cover Image
Issue Information
Cover Date
August 1952
Issue Notes
There is no text story in this issue.
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia Publisher
Broadcast Features Publications, Inc.
 
 
Cover Titles
The Ghost of Grimm Towers
Up From The Grave!
No Escape!
Terror At Midnight!
 
 
Cover Credits
Bill Everett pencils and inks signed
Contributions
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Cover Creator Credit
Stories
  Job
Number
Title Pages Credits
  A-770 The Ghost Of Grimm Towers! 6 pg art Stan Lee script signed
Tony DiPreta pencils and inks signed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  A-776 No Escape!

Notes: It's the old story idea about a convict who escapes through the desert but ends up handcuffed to a dead man's body. The Spirit used it.
5 pg art Hank Chapman script signed
Dan Loprino pencils and inks signed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  A-625 The Horrible Hog

Notes: Horrible Death.
5 pg art Carl Hubbell pencils and inks unsigned

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  A-753 The Graveyard Ghoul! 5 pg art Ed Winiarski pencils and inks signed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  A-724 Suspense Sanctuary

Notes: Introduction seeks reader feedback: "We want to print the kind of suspense stories you like to read, and this is your chance to tell us what you do like, and what you don't care for." Letter are to be addressed to Stan Lee, Editor. A reader who wrote, "I don't like mystery stories. I like stories about love. And also stories about Cowboys," is told, Don't miss out top-notch love magazine True Secrets, on sale every month, and also Wild Western." Another reader comments "I like Joe Maneely's and Russ Heath's drawing the best."
1 pg letters page
Contributors:
Tom Lammers: Story Information
  A-586 The Secret

Notes: Story inspired by the tale of Bluebeard in Charles Perrault's Les Contes de ma Mère l'Oye (1697). On page 2, a "dull-witted" fellow has a copy of "Kiddie Tales" comics in his pocket.
5 pg art William Weltman pencils guess
Jack Abel inks unsigned

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Tom Lammers: Story Information
  A-666 Terror At Midnight

Notes: Great panel compositions. Signed in tiny letters right next to the wolf woman's left foot in the splash.
6 pg art Manny Stallman pencils and inks signed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  A-682 Up From The Grave! 6 pg art Edward Goldfarb pencils signed
Bob Baer inks signed

Contributors:
Tom Lammers: Story Information