Friday, November 13, 2015

Poe 1953, Pt. 5

(Continued from Poe 1953, Pt. 4)


Youthful was a publisher that specialized in non-superhero titles (horror, westerns, humor, romance).  One of their notable titles was CAPTAIN SCIENCE, which became FANTASTIC, BEWARE, and finally, CHILLING TALES.  Many comics publishers discovered they could save a lot of money in 2nd-class mailing permits by simply changing the name of an existing series while maintaining the numbering.

Youthful's 3rd of 3 POE adaptations appeared in CHILLING TALES #17.  This was the 5th issue under that name, and contained the debut of a story that would be adapted multiple times over the coming years...


In addition, this issue also included "The Tell-Tale Heart"--
as a 2-page text story.  But, since it didn't have even a single illustration accompanying it, I'm not including it here.

As I said last time... isn't it nice to have all these collected in ONE place
     on this blog?

cover by MATT FOX   (Youthful  /  October 1953)
     (adapted from "MANUSCRIPT FOUND IN A BOTTLE")  /  Version 1
Adaptation & Art by "E. ALLGOR"  /  Page 18
Page 19
Page 20
Page 21
Page 22
Page 23
Page 24
Public Domain.

Scans of CHILLING TALES #17 from the Comic Book Plus site.
     Special thanks to "Geo".

Restorations by Henry R. Kujawa

For more:
Read about Edgar Allen Poe at Wikipedia.

Read about Youthful (publisher) at Wikipedia.
Read about Matt Fox at Wikipedia.
Read about Matt Fox at the Teller Of Weird Tales blog.
Read about Matt Fox at the Potrzebie blog.

E. Allgor was one of COUNTLESS artists who never worked again in comics
     after the witch-hunt / "purge" of the 1950s.

Read about MS. Found In A Bottle at Wikipedia.
Read the complete story at the Poe Stories site.

Hear THE BLACK MASS radio episode!
Hear Meteo Van's musical MANUSCRIPT piece
     at the Band Camp site.

Read the E. Allgor MANUSCRIPT adaptation!
Read the Osvaldo Talo MANUSCRIPT adaptation!
Read the Ibero Mundial De Ediciones MANUSCRIPT adaptation!
     (coming soon!)
Read the Ezra Jackson MANUSCRIPT illustrated story!
Read the Alfonso Font MANUSCRIPT adaptation!

Read the Leo Summers MANUSCRIPT adaptation!
Read the Jordi Martinez MANUSCRIPT adaptation!
     (Coming soon:)
Read the Catherine Labey MANUSCRIPT adaptation!
Read the Horacio Lalia MANUSCRIPT adaptation!
Read the Xavier Besse MANUSCRIPT adaptation!

See my Edgar Allan Poe overview at this very blog!

Don't miss the BONUS GALLERY of ILLUSTRATIONS up next!

(Continued in Poe 1953, Pt. 6)

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