My jaw damn near hit the floor when I saw the panel of a talking bird with what looks like a machine gun. It reminds me of a current trend by American psychopaths, taking weapons of war and shooting up schools, churches and businesses. I am not making light of those terrible recurring atrocities, but they are the first things I thought of.
The story is drawn by Mr Precision, Fred Guardineer, with his fine examples of careful drawing and inking comic book pages. It is written by Gardner Fox. “The Harp of Death” is from the ME one-shot, Space Ace #5 (1952), a collection of reprinted Space Ace stories from the 1948 Manhunt comic books.