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Bud Parke cover, issue #1
|Publication date(s)||January/February 1956 - Spring 1956|
|No. of issues||3|
|Created by||William Gaines
Confessions Illustrated was a black-and-white magazine published by EC Comics in early 1956. Part of EC's Picto-Fiction line, each magazine featured three to five stories. The format alternated blocks of text with several illustrations per page.
The first issue had a cover date of January–February 1956, but the second issue was the last. A third issue existed but was not printed by EC. The Picto-Fiction magazines lost money from the start, and the line was canceled when EC's distributor went bankrupt.
Confessions Illustrated was edited by Al Feldstein. The stories were written by Daniel Keyes. Artists featured include Bud Parke, Jack Kamen, Joe Orlando, Wally Wood, Johnny Craig, Rudy Nappi and Reed Crandall.
In 2006 Confessions Illustrated was reprinted along with the other Picto-Fiction magazines by publisher Russ Cochran (and Gemstone Publishing) in hardbound volumes as the final part of his Complete EC Library. The reprint volume included the previously unpublished third issue of Confessions Illustrated.
|#||Date||Cover Artist||Story||Story Artist||Story Writer|
|1||Feb 1956||Bud Parke||I Joined A Teen-Age Gang||Jack Kamen||Daniel Keyes|
|I Can Never Marry||Joe Orlando||Daniel Keyes|
|My Tragic Affair||Wally Wood||Daniel Keyes|
|I Took My Sister's Husband||Jack Kamen||Daniel Keyes|
|Passion Made Me A Thief||Johnny Craig||Daniel Keyes|
|2||April 1956||Rudy Nappi||I Sold My Baby||Jack Kamen||Daniel Keyes|
|Unfaithful Wife||Reed Crandall||Daniel Keyes|
|They Ran Me Out of Town||Jack Kamen||Daniel Keyes|
|I Destroyed My Marriage||Joe Orlando||Daniel Keyes|
|Man-Crazy||Johnny Craig||Daniel Keyes|