(Spring 1953)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fiction House, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J.F. Byrne (managing editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Arrival date of 2/13 penciled on cover. This issue is the only one of the series to have the indicia title of "Ghost".


The Sleepers in the Crypt (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Frank Motler, September 2008.

The Sleepers in the Crypt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belcastro ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Gangster returns to the scene of his crime to recover hidden loot. His henchmen are frightened by ghosts and ironically turn on their boss, accidentally killing him.

Zandini Did It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. Albert (signed)
Inks:
A. Albert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Zandini comes back from the dead to wreak revenge on Dan Kramer, the man who caused his death years ago. Under the influence of Zandini's mind control powers Kramer commits murder and is sentenced to the chair.

The Trail of Invisible Clues (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Two detectives question a woman being held for murder. They find out that she was framed by a friend.

Payoff Blues (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Triggerman and train robber Chopper Mack is driven insane by a tune he keeps hearing over and over again. He also sees ghosts everywhere.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Frank Motler, September 2008.
Originally a "Ghost Gallery" feature.

["Brother Chai was drinking a toast ..."] (Table of Contents)

Ghost Squadron / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
With help of medium Suzi-Q and the pilot's ghost American aviators held captive by false monks can be located and liberated.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Two Must Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two mine owners inquire about ghostly apparitions in their mine in Mexico. Not believing in ghosts, they enter an accident-prone shaft and perish.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Frank Motler, September 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sleepers in the Crypt
  2. 1. The Sleepers in the Crypt
  3. 2. Zandini Did It!
  4. 3. The Trail of Invisible Clues
  5. 4. Payoff Blues
  6. 5. ["Brother Chai was drinking a toast ..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  7. 6. Two Must Die
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Walls
  • Frank Motler