(June 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)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Touch of Death! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Lover (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis:
Actor Raymond Lawrence is cheating on the many women he dates. When one of them commits suicide, her former boyfriend swears revenge and builds a female robot - with the mission to search and destroy.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

And Then What???? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis:
Psychiatrist helps man overcome his delusion of turning into a bat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

GCD user Saltarella suggested Marvin Stein via the GCD Error Tracker; McCarty identification from Frank Motler, which Edgar Loftin thought reasonable; original indexer had Bob Powell, which all agreed was wrong. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Tillmann Courth are happy to confirm Bob McCarty.

The Bags of Trouble (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Host character Dr. Death actively stars in this story as a satanic magician fulfilling wishes – with a catch, of course.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Vendetta (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The gangster Lugi tries to escape the vendetta of his rival Baldo. Both are seeking the service of witch woman Corpa.

Touch of Death (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:
The age-old witch Mudga is cursed with the ability that anything that comes in contact with her is killed instantly. She's trying to live a reclusive life, but townsfolk just won't leave her be.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Touch of Death!
  2. 1. Lover
  3. 2. And Then What????
  4. 3. The Bags of Trouble
  5. 4. Vendetta
  6. 5. Touch of Death
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig