(April 1953)

Fawcett, 1951 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Will Lieberson (Executive Editor); V. A. Provisiero (Editor); Al Jetter (Art Editor)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. Size; Full Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php by "Aussie500" and from information from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Let the Past Lie Buried! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When Professor Niles unearths the remains of a Neanderthal man, the whole town suddenly regresses into inexplicable caveman behavior.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Last third of last page is small house ad for Fawcett's horror mags.

The City of the Dead! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An adventurous photographer wants to take pictures of a mysterious, forbidden place called "City of the Dead" amidst a desert. He forces his entry by poisoning himself, but takes too high a dose and actually belongs in the realm of the dead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Marvin Stein ? for pencils and inks.

Phantom of Disaster! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Engineer Roger Ellis is able to see striking doom in form of a black phantom. With a sorcerer's help he captures the phantom and imprisons it. But the horrible creature can free itself and strikes again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Mills Grind Fine (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two smuggling boats engage in a battle at sea. Neptune himself rises from the ocean to claim the lives of the criminal survivors.

The Fat Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Art painter Leo Main is threatened by his landlady Mrs. Tyran. He paints a murder scene involving her and an ominous fat man. The fat man becomes reality, though, and starts developing a will of his own.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Let the Past Lie Buried!
  3. 2. The City of the Dead!
  4. 3. Phantom of Disaster!
  5. 4. The Mills Grind Fine
  6. 5. The Fat Man!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig