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Publisher: Marvel
Title: Strange Tales
Page Count: 36
Genre: Horror-suspense
Era: Golden
Cover Price: 0.10 USD
Cover Date: October 1952
Country: United States
A man makes a deal with Satan to murder his shrew wife, but Satan frames him for the crime and he is sentenced to the electric chair. At least, he thinks, he is free from his wife. When he arrives in Hell, he finds his wife waiting for him.; O'Malley tricks the Devil into giving him wealth while he is alive, but the Devil is resentful, and so after O'Malley dies the Devil won't allow him to enter Hell. St. Peter refuses to allow him into Heaven because he lived a wealthy and sinful life, so he has nothing to do but wander around telling his story in bars.; A debunker for a radio program enters a house that is supposed to be haunted but he tells his audience that there is nothing there. When he leaves the mansion, his sound crew run away in fear because he has unknowingly been reduced to a walking skeleton.; An escaped convict is swallowed by a whale after the ship he was stowed away on is struck by a mine and sinks.