Picture stories from the Bible

Old Testament

Publisher: DC
Publication Dates: [Fall] 1942 – Fall 1943
Number of Issues Published: 6 (#1 – #2 [2nd])
Color: color
Dimensions: standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock: glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding: saddle-stitched

Indicia title: Picture Stories from the Bible – #1; Picture Stories from the Bible Old Testament – #2-4.

New Testament

Publisher: DC
Publication Dates: [October] 1944 – [April] 1945
Number of Issues Published: 2 (#1 – #2)
Color: Color
Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock: Newsprint
Binding: Saddle-stitched
Publication Type: magazine

Numbering continues with Picture Stories from the Bible New Testament (EC, 1946 series) #3

Issue #2 is listed as “Part 2” in the indicia (not #2).

Information thanks to the Grand Comics Database

Picture Stories from the Bible was a Golden Age anthology comic released by DC Comics in the early 40’s that ran for four issues featuring such Biblical characters as Moses, Joseph and Saul but due to it being copyrighted and published by M.C. Gaines it would later be reprinted under his publisher EC Comics.

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