(June 1952)

Fawcett, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Will Lieberson (Executive Editor); B. J. Heyman (Editor); Al Jetter (Art Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host)

The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis:
The gangster Goldie Ricon escapes from death row into the Skontong swamplands. There he gets bitten by a zombie and from then on is haunted by terrible zombie encounters. Driven almost insane, Goldie returns to death row - and to Skontong swamp.
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The Ghost of Fanciful Hawkins! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis:
Country boy Hawkins comes to death in a fight with rival bully Withers. The victim's oversized shoes appear as ghostly accessoires and chase the evildoer around. He will die the same way poor Hawkins went.
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Horror at Midnight (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Martin
Pencils:
? (header illustration)
Inks:
? (header illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dr. Wiggins, new in town, is called to the home of the recluse Cadden. There the devil joins the two men, demanding a soul.

The Last Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Earl Hammer, Jr.
Pencils:
Myron Fass ?
Inks:
Myron Fass ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host); Eddie (death); Mike (death); Joe (death); Pete (death)
Synopsis:
A small carnival pitches it's tents in a small town where the cheapest room is $5 per night. Four men from the carnival go looking for cheaper lodgings and find an old abandoned house that a local man says is haunted by the ghost of a man who killed his friends with a hammer. The four men try to stay in the house and the murder begins.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp!
  2. 1. The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp!
  3. 2. The Ghost of Fanciful Hawkins!
  4. 3. Horror at Midnight
  5. 4. The Last Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig