My posting today is of a comic book that took a pre-Code story, then turned it into a Code story by changing a couple of panels. The Code version is from ACG’s Unknown Worlds #56 (1967), and the earlier, un-Coded story is from Forbidden Worlds #32 (1954). The story title was changed from its original, “The Secret of Cynthia Crone!”
You can see that the 1954 version of the original panel (left) shows a bit more than the Code-censored panel.
The censored panel from the reprint (right) shows nothing but sound effects. In the original the bad guy is getting dipped, head first, into a witch's cauldron.
The publisher didn’t last long after this; just one more issue of Unknown Worlds after this issue. The whole ACG line went out of business that year.
Artwork for the story is by Kenneth Landau.