Mister Mystery Vol. 2 (Slipcase Edition)
I don't think Stanley Morse was trying to imitate the masters of the shock and horror comics - E.C.
OH NO! He was trying to outdo them in gore, violence and shock value!.
See for yourself - volume 2 serves up even more offerings from the likes of Tony Mortellaro, Ed Robbins, Jon Smalle, Basil Wolverton, John Bulthuis, Ed Smalle, Frank Frollo, Hy Fleishman, Werner Roth, Charles Stern, Eugene E. Hughes, Bernard Baily, Ross Andru and Moe Marcus.