Pre-code comics carried on the old pulp tradition

Don't mess with Mysta
Looks like Maghella's going to be experimented on

This is the cover from a series called Black Cat Mystery Comics, Issue #32, published December 1951. I hesitate to imagine what that poor girl is about to be plunged into. (A hot spring? Hell itself?) Details on the issue are thin, but there’s an entry for in in the Grand Comics Database here. This image is a reblog from a 16 November 2013 post at Infernal Wonders, itself originally picked up from the now sadly defunct tumblr Great Grotto.

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  1. The general layout (bound damsel, demonic master, degenerate minion, etc. ) is reminiscent of the usual shudder pulp cover.

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