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WEB OF EVIL • March, 1953. Vol. 1 No. 3 • Published bi-monthly by Comic Magazines, 347 Madison Avenue. New York, 
New York. Everett M. Arnold, General Manager. Alfred Grenet, Editor. Richard Arnold, Associate Editor. Entered as 2nd 
class matter at the Post Office, at New York City, New York, under the Act of March 3, 1879. The characters and events 
pictured herein are entirely fictitious. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Executive offices, 
578 Summer Street, Stamford, Conn. Copyright 1952 by Comic Magazines. Printed in the U. S. A. 






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Out 

AND WHILE AN ENTIRE CITY LAY GRIPPED IN HELPLESSNESS , THE BEAST FROM 
SATURN CALMLY SELECTED ITS VICTIMS ANP SLEW THEM / HOW WERE THE 
POLICE TO COMBAT THIS MYSTERIOUS MOMSTER WHO WAS BENT OH THE 
SYSTEMATIC ANNIHILATION OF THE POPULATION ? WHAT WAS THE SECRET 

I OF HIS INVISIBILITY ? HOW MANY C/T/ZEKS MUST PIE BEFORE T//E 

1 POLICE COULP FINP — - 

THE KILLER FROM SATURN?? 



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77/E WORLD 

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THE WORLD 
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LING UNIVERSE... STRETCHING INTO 
INFINITY. ..OUT OF REACH... BUT 
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Certainly not out of the mind of one 
creature who lurks in the shadows of 
an alleyway, waiting, waiting — 




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THE ALLEYWAY ! IS IT A CAT 
DISTURBING SOME GARBAGE? 
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to scream'. 

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IT'S THE SAME THING 
WITH THE OTHER STIFFS 
WE'VE BEEN FINPING.' 
THEY ALL LOOK 
TO PEATH/ 




Scared 

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KILLINGS 

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THE 

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MUGGER! THIS 
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THEY'RE SHOCK EP 
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THE POLICE REQUEST 
THAT THE PUBLIC OBEY 
A VOLUNTARY MIP- 
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A MUGGER WHO'S 
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THE POLICE REQUEST 

THE PUBLIC'S 

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APPREHENSION OF THIS 

MANIACAL MURDERER/ 

REPORT ANY STRANGE 

OCCURENCES OR 

ECCENTRIC INPIVIDUALS 

JO THE NEAREST 

PRECINCT/ 



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YOUR HATS, BOYS /THE 
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MASS PROPUCTION I IT 
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IT'S THE *""^t YOU SAY YOU 
MUGGER, ALL ^ SAW HIM/ CAN 
RIGHT/ LOOK J YOU GIVE US A 
AT HIS FACE/ \PESCRIPTION? 
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YES^OMMISSIONER, 
IT IS POSSIBLE 
THAT SOME 
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OUTER SPACE 
HAS LANPEP ON 
EARTH ANPIS 
GOING ABOUT THE, 

SYSTEMATIC 
ANNIHILATION OF 

OUR POPULATION/ 



IT'S A 
FANTASTIC 

SITUATION, 
COMMISSIONER 
BUT WE MUST 
FACE \T/ ANY- 
THING CAN 
HAPPEN IN 
THIS MYS- 
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IT'S TOUGH ENOUGH 
CHASING MANIACS 
AND GANGSTERS/ 
NOW THEY ASK US 
TO NAIL MONSTERS 
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KILLER. 
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TRUCTION 

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that pits in 

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seems our boy \ scientists 
isn't particular who/ theory that 

he kills, as long / we've been 
as he gets a _— -^invadep by a 
victim... any j) killer from saturn/ 
victim/ j the craziest human 

beikjg has a motive for 
murder ! but there's 
no motive 

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WHERE THEY ARE/ IT'S 
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NALS ARE ALWAYS 
FIGHTING A WAR 
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OR PER/ MANIACS ALWAYS 
IMAGINE THEY'RE FIGHT- 
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PI VERSE PEOPLE AREN'T , 
"RELATEP" IN SOME WAY/ 
NOT BY TIES OF BLOOD... 
BY ACTIVITY/ I'M CHECKING 
ON EVERYTHING EACH 
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KINPS OF /PILCHER/I 

LICENCES— ^N WANT TO 
MARRI AGE, PE ATH,] LEARN 
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ABOUT THESE 

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TAKE THE PAY 
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CRAZY, PILCHER? 
I'VE NEVER KNOWN 
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THE RULES/ OR 
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ASK ME FOR, 
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I NEVER FIGHT 
BACK ,' IT'S 
COWARDICE I 
GUESS / SO 
EVERYBODY 
STEPS OVER 
ME/ 



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OH/ YES/ IT'S TERRIBLE TO 
HAVE. A MEEK NATURE LIKE 
MINE/ THEY ALL TAKE ADVANTAGE 
OF ME/ THE BOSS, THE WAITER , 
THE BUS DRIVER ...EVERYBODY /I 
HEAR THEIR ABUSE NOW/ THE 
WORLD HATES WEAK, 
INDECISIVE MEN , LIEUTENANT/ 
THAT'S WHY THEY HATE 
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HOW MANY TIMES MUST) YOU DONE 
I ANSWER THE SAME 
QUESTION? WHERE'S 
THE MANAGER? I'LL 
HAVE YOU COMMITTED 
TO AN INSANE 
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ASKED ME TO / WITH YOU/ 
GIVE MY NAME *\ HE'S AS 
SIX TIMES/ HE'S j STUPID AS HE 
MENTALLY /IS COWARDLY/ 

INCOMPETENT/ 1 HB DRIVES ME 



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BOYS / YOU'LL 
FINP YOUR 
KILLER FROM 
SATURN IS 
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PILCHER HATEP 
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HE WAS 8 FROM PEMENTIA 

FEET TALL / / PRAECOX ... 
HE WAS ^PELUSIONS OF 
WEARING JGRANPEUR-.-HIS 
STILTS/ ^/ONE IMPULSE IN • 

LIFE IS TO BECOME 
POWERFUL, TO 
INSPIRE TERROR/IN 
SHORT, AN IPIOT 
WITH A POWER 
COMPLEX ...OWlHG 
TO HIS BROW- 
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WHERE \ TO HIS CAR... 

SHALL WE J WHICH HE USEP 
TAKE THE >^INCIPENTALLy TO 
KILLER, )GETAROUNP 

LIEUTENANT?/ TOWN ,TO GET 

DRESSED AND . 
UNPRESSEP IN / 
THIS TIME PILCHER'S 
CAR WILL TAKE HIM 

NOT TO ANOTHER 

VICTIM — -BUT TO 

THE BOOBY 
HATCH / 



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STRONG I AM.' 
I'M THE MOST 
POWERFUL MAN 
IN THE WORLP/ 
I'M THE KILLER 
FROM SATURN / 



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Though susan 
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feet uno br the 

ground, she had 

LEVELED AN UN- M1 m imv 

DYING CURSE ON MllBil 

THE PEOPLE SHE 

HATED.' SHE ZONED 

TO RETURN FROIA 

HER GRAVE TO GAIN 

REVENGE ON THEM! 

A WITCH WHILE 

ALIVE - - SHE WAS 

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GHOST! BUT A GHOST CAN 
RILL YOU! --AND WILL/ 



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MffiNAKD LIKB NOTi 
ELSE.' RED WAS HER 
COLOR -IN DRESS, 
IN BANKBOOK A, 
TH$ END PRODUy 

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l/r^RAll Y A STEPCHILD ■ ■ BE/NO AN 
ADOPTED DAUGHTER- SUSAN MAYHAJSO 

HAD AROUSED THE HATRED OF HER 
ENTIRE FAMILY! 



SUSAN, m CUTTING 
YOU OFF WITHOUT 




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I'M not forgetting anything/ i've given you 

A MILLION CHANCES TO REFORM .. BUT EACH 
TIME YOU TURN OUT WORSE/ YOU'VE BLED 
ME WHITE, OF MONEY AND PATIENCE/ 
I'VE ONLY ONE FINAL WORD TO 

say to you / G-er our! , tt J— A fc _ 

--"""■ FAMILY 




AND MY DEAR STEP-BROTHERS AND SISTERS 
SIT THERE AND SAY NOTHING/ 




HYPOCRITES! YOU'RE HOT THINKING ) ALL RIGHT/ THERE'LL 



OF ANYTHING BUT THE MONEY/ 
YOU'RE AFJZAID IF I REMAIN IN 

THE FAMILY I'LL RUN THROUGH IT/ 
THENiCjHERE'LL BE NOTHING LEFT 






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DOWN! DR. J EBB, THE FAMILY 
PHYSICIAN SAW THE SITUATION 
AT A 6LANCE! HE WORKED ON 
THE PA T/ENT ! BUT • • . 



SHE'S GONE/ BY ACCIDENT 
SHE TOOK AN OVERDOSE 

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06ATH! SHG'S SMILING 

- AS IF SHE'S PULLED 
A HORRIBLE JOKE 







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Or. JEBB wrote our the death certificate • - 

DEATH BY ACCIDENT- AND HE ARRANGED FOR THE 

BURIAL/ SUSAN MAYNABD WEHT TO HER GRAVE AS 
SHE WENT TO HER PARTIES- - IN A REP GOWN - - 



Its SO WEIRD-- HER NOT BEING DRESSED IN BLACK, 
OOCTOB! IT- IT RUNS CHILLS 



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LAST REQUEST, MILDRED-' 



WE MUSr RESPECT 
THE WISHES OF 
THE DEAD.' 



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AL SO BY LAST REQUEST- - I NOBODY COMES 

BACK FROM THE 

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SUSAN I 



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THEN ONE H/GHT • • • 



NONSENSE! THIS 
ISN'T THE 




SHE WAS WALKING THAT WAY, 

MR. EDWARD?'.. TOWARD THE LAKE.' \MIODLE AGES/ 

6UT PLEASE-DONT GO AFTER HER.' JNO INTELL- 



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OFFICER. THE DEAD GIEL 

SWORE SHB'D MU2DER 
COME TO YOUK SENSES, J 4££ OF US .' HOW DO < 

MAN ( IT COULDN'T "S WE KNOW SHE HASN'T 








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A WEEK LATER! 



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DIDN'T IMAGINE -fS'SHE 
SEEING THE RED -< WAS 

SHOsrfy HERE! 

SHE 
CLIMBED 

HI THE STAIR 
CASE .'.. 
SHE 
KILLED 
MI5S 
MILDRED/ 




TO/A, 
CALL 

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POLICE/ 
CALL <3 
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£A$!£R* FOE COMHG TO MB, 
INSfEAQ OF MY COMING TO 



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MY EEVENGE 15 COMPLETE/ 

ENJOY YOUE _J CLOSEE' ' 42r-^ N0NE °F ME. AlAYNAEO'S HEIES AEE 
MONEY' Tp-PlPAGP'lfWM 6 - ALL H ' e MONEY GOES TO YOU, — 

IT AAA/ ' W&* THE FAMILY DOCTO*.' 



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LA BORA TORY - • 7*/toE£ N54# 4 
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GOOD TEEMS WITH THE 
DEAD GIEL/SHE WON'T 
BEGEUDGEMf THE 

MONEY/ 



I HAD AN IDEA IT 
WAS YOU." COME IN.' 
I HAVEN'T MUCH 
TIME/ I'M BUSY! 




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I 5EE YOU'VE BEEN SPENDING \OH. I'LL GET MOKE 
YOUR CUT. DOCTOR'. CORPSBS THAN CORPSES, 
GALORE FOR YOUR RESEARCH /SUSAN! I DECIDED 



WEB O F EVIL 

$lO,OOOl WHAT'S THISf ^BETTER TARE IT OR I'LLl 



EXPER/AIENTSr A PRE1TY 
PROFIT FOR DECLARING A 
LIVE GIRL DEAD AND . 
ARRANGING A FUNERAL 
WITH AN EMPTY COFFIN' 



NOT TO SPLIT 50-50' 
HERE IS YOUK CON- 
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MILLION BUCKS COMING /THE "RED GHOST" IS 
TOME." I DIDN'T KILL _— ^REALLY ALIVE/ YOU'LL 
FOUR PBOPLE AND TbB EXECUTED AS A MUR- 
DISGUISE MYSELF AS \ DERE5*/ YES- I MIGHT 
A SPOOK FOR THESE) DIE AS YOUR ACCOMPLICE 

PALTRY7— BUT I'M WILLING TO 



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THROUGH A KEYHOLE! BUT 
SUSAN MAYNARD WAS NO 
GHOST! SHE WAS A 

GREEDY MURDERER WHO 
FOUND HERSELF . . 



IN NBR TERROR, SHI* M- I WHEN THE POLICE ARRIVED, THEY FOUNL 
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RISING TO mt 
WHEN SHE BRUSHED 

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THE CORPSE OF A GIRL WHO WAS 
SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN OEAD 
AND BURIED A MONTH BEFOGS! 






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W/4S ^ 

RUTHLESS, 
POWER - 

MAD, 
COLLECTOR 
OF ANTIQUE 

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STATUARY/ 
BRUTAL 
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UNFEELING, 
HAMLOCK 
NEVER 

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MAN HAS HIS PRICE, 
EVEN A HINDU 
PRIEST.' TELL YOUR 
BRETHREN I WILL 
RETURN TONIGHT 

ANP CART IT AWAY/ 



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YOUR TIME, 
SAHIB/ OUR 
EARS ARE 
PEAF TO THE 
JINGLE OF 

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WHO IS THIS KALI 
PAME YOU GOT 

your eye on? 



WEB OF EVIL 



A KINDRED SPIRIT. " 
LOUIE/ KALI IS THE 
HINDU GOPPESS OF 
MURDER AND VIOLENCE/ 
IN PRIMITIVE T/MES,KALI 
WAS WORSHIPPED BY 

THE THUGGEES/.. A 
MURDER SOCIETY 

WHICH OFFERED UP 

VICTIMS JN KALI'S 

HONOR / 



when british rule 
stamped out the 
thugees,kali was 
out of luck/ no 
More victims/ 



THAT'S REAL TOUGH ON KALl/ 
OKAY, BOSS -.THERE'S THE 
TEMPLE/ IF YOU DON'T GET 
ANYWHERE WITH THEM 
PRIESTS , LEAVE 'EM 



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YOU.-THE STATUE 
IS NOT FOR SALE/ 
GO AWAY/ THE 



I THINK NOT/ YOU 
PEOPLE NVILL 
LEARN ONE THING 
ABOUT T.C. 



POOR /S 
BARRED TO 
YOU/ 



HAMLOCK---HE 
GETS WHAT HE WANTS L 



JOE! 






OKAY, BOSS/ 
GRENADES 
COM\H' UP/ 



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YOU'LL SEE 
HOW DEADLY 
SERIOUS I AM/ 
BRING FORTH 
THAT STATUE/ 






NEVER /THESE 
PRECINCTS 
ARE SACRED/ 
NOBOPY MAY 
ENTER 
UNLESS, 
INVITED/ 

INVADERS, 
MUST DIE! 



WRONG 
MOVE, 
PAL/ 




CAN'T 
YOU 
FOOLS 
SEE THAT 
RESISTANCE 
IS USELESS 2 . 
COME OH, 
MEN/ 



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CANNOT 
HAVE IT/ 
YOU SHALL 
HAVE TO Aftl 
ME FIRST/ 







WEB OF EVIL 




YOU'LL BE PUNISHED \PON'T BY SILLY/ 
FOR THIS, HAMLOCK"/ JyoU WON'T GET 



YOU WILL HANG 
FOR MURDER/ 



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ANY FURTHER IN 
COURT THAN YOU WILL 
HERE. ''MONEY BUYS 
EVERYTHING, INCLUPING 
WITNESSES AND 
JUPGES/ THERE'S 
YOUR GOLD! 



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WE PON'T WANT 
YOUR MONEY/ WE 
WANT VENGEANCE/ 
YOU'LL BE PUNISHEP 
BY THE GODS FOR 
THESE MURDERS/ 




HAMLOCK 

HAP HIS 

HEART'S 

PESIRE! 

HE 

BROUGHrm 
THE 

STATUE 

SAFELY 

TO 

AMER/CA! 






YOU MUST 
HAVE SET 
IT UP/ IT 
COULPN'T 
GET UP BY 

ITSELF/ 



BOTVebsS/] MR . 

IMP PIPN'T/JOHN 
DO IT/ \ ANGS- 
I SWEAR) WORTH 
IT/ ,-^IS HERE 
TO SEE YOU, 

SIR /WAIT- 
ING IN THE 

LIBRARY, 

SIR/ 



Minutes later... in the library! 



ANGSWORTH/ J I COME ---NOT AS 
WHAT A Z A FUTURE RELA- 

PELIGHTFUL \TIV6 OF YOURS, 
SURPRISE /MY \ HAMLOCK 

FUTURE FATHER- I BUT TO WARN 
IN-LAW WAS THE 
LAST MAN I y AWAY FROM 
EXPECTED TO )\ DAUGHTER 
SEE HERE/ 



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SHE VOesH'T ) I'M IN LOVE 
WANT TO BE SWITH YOUR 
BOTHERED BY \ DAUGHTER, 

yOU,HAMLOCK/ 
IF YOU PESTER 

HER I'LL HAVE 

TO CALL THE 



AN GS WORTH/ 
I HAVE MADE' 
UP MY MIND TO 
MARRY HER / 



POLICE/ 



NOTHING ON 
EARTH CAN STOP 
ME NOW/ 



I AM PREPARED 

TO STOP you, 
HAMLOCK... 
WITH A BULLET, 
IF NEED BE/ 
YOUR KIND OF 

MAN — RUTHLESS. 
BEASTLy, MONEY- 
MAP.., SHALL 
NEVER MARRY 
My DAUGHTER/ 




OKAY, 

angsworth/ 
you've said 
your piece/ 

NOW GET 
x OUT/ 



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YOU'VE GOT NOTHING 
TO WORRY ABOUT, 

HAM LOCK/ I've 
GOT HIM/ . 




BETTER LOOK AWAy, 
HAM LOCK / WHAT'S 
GOING TO HAPPEN 
ISN'T A PRETTy 

SIGHT/ 





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FOR DECADES... SINCE 
MY WORSHIPPERS, THE 
THUGGEES, WERE 
DESTROYED... I HAVE 
ENJOYED FEW VICTIMS/ 
NOBODY MAKES 

OFFERINGS TO KALI 
ANY MORE / I AM 
STARVED FOR 
CORPSES/ 






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THEN A NEW ] BUT MURDERS 
BELIEVER IN i-v ARE SOON 
SUDDEN DEATH \ FOUND OUT! 
CAME INTO MY \ YOU'RE A 



LIFE/ A MURDERER 
NAMED T-C HAM- 
LOCK /HAMLOCK, 
SAID I , WILL 
CONSTANTLY KEEP 
ME SUPPLIED 
WITH VICTIMS; 



STATUE / 

NOTHING 

CAN 

HAPPEN 

TO YOU / 

THEY WILL 




NOT IF YOU 
TURN THIS 
GARDEN INTO A 
CEMETERY/ BURY 
ANGS WORTH 
HERE. -.PLUS ANY 
OTHER VICTIMS 
I MAY PICK / 
DO AS I "SAY/ 



NO / 1 -I 'M 
AFRAID/ 



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YOU'LL JOIN 

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BOSS/ WHAT 
DID YOU DO TO 
THIS GUY? 
HE'S HALF 
RIPPED TO 



DON'T ASK 

STUPID 
QUESTIONS/ 
JUST BURY 
HIM, DO YOU 
HEAR? , 
BURY HIM/ 




Shortly after.. 



I DON'T KNOW 
WHAT IT IS, LOUIE. 
BUT I GOT THE 
FEELIN' SOME- 
BODY'S WATCHIN' 
ME' 




ME, TOO I 
I DON'T 
CARE IF 
HAMLOCK 
DON'T LIKE 
IT/ I'M 
ASKIN'HIM 

A FEW 
QUESTIONS.' 
WAIT HERE/ 







I MUST BE GETTJN' 
CRAZY/ I STILL FEEL 
THEM EYES STARIN'AT 
ME/ LIKE TWO HOT 

KNIVES STABBIN' AT 
MY BACK/ 



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~.GASP= THE SAME THING 
HAPPENED TO JOE AS 
HAPPENED TO ANGSWORTH/ 
AN' YOU PIPN'T KILL \UN\, 
BOSS/ I WAS WITH YOU/ 



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I THINK IT'S TIME 
YOUR BODYGUARD 
LEARNED THE 

TRUTH ,HAMLOCK.. 
THE HARD WAV/ 

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APPETITE FOR ^ WOULD 
MURPER IS NOW \BELIEVE 
SATED /BETTER ME/ 

BURY THEM, HAM - / NOBODY! 
LOCK , BEFORE 
SOMEONE WALKS 
IN AND FINDS THEM/ 

THOSE KILLINGS WOULD 

BE HARD TO 
EXPLAIN , 
EH? 







A MONTH LATER... ANGSWORTH'S . 
DAUGHTER. PAID A TORMENTED VISIT 
TO HAMLOCK,... 




I'VE COME TO 
PLEAP WITH you, 
TERRENCE, BECAUSE 
I KNOW WHAT 
YOU'VE PONE TO 
THE MAN I LOVE/ 
YOU'VE FRAMED 
HIM.' HE'LL GOTO 



-ALL RIGHT,, 
TERRENCE/l'LL 
MARRY YOU/ 
I'LL PO ANY- 
THING/JUST 
SEE THAT 
KENNETH GOES 
FREE/ 




IT'S A BARGAIN, 
MY PEAR/ 
I'LL PULL THE 
STRINGS 
NECESSARY 
FOR YOUR 
BELOVEP'S 
RELEASE /I 
KNEW YOU'D 

SEE THINGS 
IN A SENSIBLE 

LIGHT/ 



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THAT GJRL IS 

MY NEXT VICTIM, 1THAT GIRL 

HAMLOCK/YOU K I WANT 

WILL BRING HER 

HERE TOMORROW / MARRy 

NIGHT/ 



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yOU LOVE r\ KALI/ SHE'S 



LIFE MORE/ 
IF NOT HER, 
IT'S YOU I'LL 
DESTROY/ 



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BRING HER 
HERE / 



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But the following evening, 
aszchamlock escorted 
his fiancee into his garden, 
a puzzled figure sh avowed 

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YOU TO 



SKUNK 19 UP JO 
SOMETHING /RRST^ SEE ALL 
HE GETS ALL THE I THE A 
CHARGES AGAINST^TREA' ^ 
ME PROPPED/THEN /5URES 
HE GIVES ME THE /THAT WILL 
HORSE LAUGH < SOON BE 
WHEN CAROLINE j YOURS, MY 
GIVES ME THE 



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FIGHT THE SUPER- 
NATURAL/ 

SUPER- 
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MY EYE/ yi 
THE WAY -S 
THAT FIGURE 
IS MOVIHG, 
IT LOOKS 
HUMAN/ 



K-HENNETH/ \ GOOP THING I \ YOU'VE 

YOU FOLLOWED) PIP /YOU BROUGHT \ BETRAYEP 
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HER GO, WHATEVER 

YOU ARE OR I'LL 
RUN YOU 
THROUGH/ 



LOCK /BUT 
NO MATTER/ 
I'LL KILL HIM, 

TOO/ 



YOU'VE 
STABBEP 
HER/ BUT 

I PIPN'T 

THINK YOU 
COULD/I.. I 
THOUGHT SHE 
WAS A 

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#,4Z./ SEIZES TX.HAMLOCK/ 

NO, you FOOL /I'M A 
HUMAN BEING /A YOGI 
WHO HAS WORSHIPPEPTHE 
GOVVESS KALI SINCE 
INFANCy/l WANTEPTO 
CLAIM FOR THE GREAT 
GOPPESS THE VICTIMS 
WHO STOPPEP COMING 



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SHE'S 
GOING TO 
KILL ME! 



SINCE ANY YOGI CAN 
STANP INPEFINITELY IN 
ONE PLACE WITHOUT 
MOVING OR BLINKING AN 
EYE, I COSTUMEP MY- 
SELF AS KALI ANP 
ASSUMED THE LIFE OF A 
STATUE / A LIFE THAT NOW 
COMES TO AN ENP FOR 
BOTH OF US /TRAITOR/ 
YOU BROUGHT THIS YOUNG 
MAN. HERE TO KILL ME J 



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KALI HAD 
CLAIMED 
HER LAST 

VICTIM / 
A MOMENT 
LATER, 

CAROLINE 
ANGSWORTH 

ANP THE 
MAN SHE 
HAP ALMOST 
GIVEN UP 
FOR LOVE . 

WALKED 

OUT OF 
THE 

PRESENCE 

OF EVIL, 
NEVER TO 

RETURN'. 



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gusted. "Haunted houses! Baloney! You remind 

me of a country kid at a spook movie." 

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ed body on the floor. "And you, Constable, re--. 
mind me of a stubborn mule. Five times in the 
last four years some poor vagrant or tramp has. 
crawled into this old deserted house for shelter' 
on a stormy night. And five times we've found 
them the next morning in this condition— with 
their severed heads hanging from that hook on 
the wall. What's your theory — that they tried 
to shave in the dark and accidentally lopped off 
their own heads?" 

'■'My theory," Jack said flatly, "is that we've 
got a homicidal maniac in town. Somebody .. 
watches the house, sees a hobo sneak in and does 
the killing. Ill nail them someday, too." 

The two men watched gloomily as the body of 
some unknown tramp was loaded into the under- 
taker's basket, the severed head placed in position 
and the whole lugged out. Dr. Howard, who was 
local coroner, turned for a last look at the gloomy 
eld house with its air of sinister decay. Even now, 
under the morning sunlight, it breathed an aura 
of evil, of decay and death and perhaps' worse. 
"For thirty years people have called it a haunted 
house. I'm no superstitious fool, but I agree with 
gossip. No human hand cutoff those heads." 

"Bah," Constable Belden snapped! "Tonight 
VI] slip into the house just before midnight and 
catch me a ghost. Keep this under your hat, 
Doc. I want to grab somebody red-handed." 

Despite Dr. Howard's objections, Jack went 
through with his plan. A few minutes before 
midnight, dressed in old rags like a tramp, he 
prowled around the haunted house long enough 
to let a watcher see him, then crawled through 
a broken window. As he settled himself against 
a wall of the death room, the town clock boomed 
midnight. He touched the button of his flashlight 

lightly, 

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Jack eased his pistol from its holster and laid 
it, cocked and ready, in his lap. His handcuffs 
lay on the floor beside him. Every sense was 
tuned to the first sounds, of ail intruder. In the 
thick, dusty darkness* only a gray square showed 



the window across the room. A night wind, blow* - 
ing through the broken panes, stirred strips of 
ancient wallpaper into rustling motion. That was 
the only sound in the night. Not even a mouse 
scurried overhead, nor a cricket chirped. Tlie 
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on Jack's neck. Despite himself, a shiver touched 
I his nerves. There was no sight, no sound, but 
suddenly he felt -the presence of some immense; 
inhuman evil. It was in the room with him. The 
certainty of that filled his mind. Something was 

creeping near. : , - ' *« 

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7 Swiftly he clicked on the light and swept the 
beam, around. There was nothing in the. room.. 
. The dust lay unstirred. He shut off the flash 
and the darkness closed in, and with it the sick- 
ening sense of an evil presence. Something touch- 
ed his throat like a breath. A sharp, searing pain 
caught his neck so hard he gasped. The the pain 
was' gone and with it the ominous feeling of 
being watched. * 

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Constable Belden sprang to his feet Oddly his 
hands were empty, although he was sure that a 
moment before "he had grasped both flashlight 
and pistol. He whirled sharply as a shaft of 
moonlight, released from the dark prison of the 

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clouds, shot into the room. ." 

There, ^against the wall where lie had •been 
sitting, was the slumped body of a man in rag- 
ged clothes. A pistol and flashlight lay in the 
dead lap. Where the figure's head should be 
there was only a horrifying nothingness,, above 
the dull sheen of blood. 

He looked up. A head hung from the crusted 

-hook on th,e wall. The moonlight touched the 

staring eyes, the.^ teeth bared by twisted lip£ He 

stared -at it and then -the full, deep measure of 

knowledge swept over him. 

The head on the hook \yas his own ! The body 
on the floor was him! At midnight a presence 
had come and done its bloody deed and gone. 
Constable Jack Belden , was the sixth victim. 
Knowing' that, he turned and floated effortlessly, 
invisibly, out through the. solid wall into the 

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0OR 
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DISTURB THESE ) THESE -^.EVERYTHING .' MAYBE 
FOOLS.' MEAN-^S MONSTROUS \BEA5TS FROM 
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BY HUNTING LODGE- - I FROM OUR DIGGIN'S / ONE OF THE 



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YOU/ ELSTON HAO THE MONEY IN 

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ENS YOU *ST CHUCK ELSTON'S MOB.' \ WU SEE IN THE CHINATOWN t < HIS WAY TO MEXICO WHEN HE 

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