(August 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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Secret of the Walking Dead! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Secret of the Walking Dead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Waldman ?
Inks:
Ed Waldman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Scientist Peter Tam works as a graveyard keeper to conduct experiments on the deceased. When he succeeds in waking a corpse he fatally choses to revive a homicidal maniac.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Showcase for Horror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Tod Tilstrom, window display designer at a big store, abuses his manikins. An especially hideous one comes alive, chases him and substitutes Tod for itself in the window display.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Unhaunted House (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eando Binder (credited)
Pencils:
? (header illustration)
Inks:
? (header illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Journalist spends a night in a haunted house and exposes every weird phenomenon as in illusion. Then something unexpected happens.

The Curse of the Crystal! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Jonathan Lodge comes to Salem, New England, to disprove theories that one of his ancestors was a witch. When he finds a magic crystal with the soul of a man trapped inside, Lodge delves into witchcraft himself, with tragic consequences.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret of the Walking Dead!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Walking Dead
  3. 2. Showcase for Horror!
  4. 3. The Unhaunted House
  5. 4. The Curse of the Crystal!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig