(November-December 1954)

Farrell, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Four Star Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing:
Ruth Roche
Color:
Color Covers; Color Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Sound of Mourning (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Shop); Ken Battefield ?
Inks:
? (Iger Shop); Ken Battefield ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Mike McCoy goes to the electric chair for allegedly having shot dead his business partner. McCoy's lawyer friend Bill Poindexter does nothing to save him, because he's after Mike's wife Eva. After McCoy's execution, he's brought back to life for one hour by means of a medical experiment. McCoy uses that hour to murder his treacherous wife and friend.
Reprints:

Assignment: Danger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Shop); Robert Webb ?
Inks:
? (Iger Shop); Robert Webb ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Margie Smith, reporter from the Globe newspaper, covers a fashion show and gets involved in a murder investigation. She apprehends the murderer with the help of her photographer, Flash, and is awarded first prize for her self-created gown she's wearing.

Let Me Die Today (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The newlyweds Richard and Sylvia Porter are honeymooning on the beach. A crone sitting by the sea predicts Sylvia's death for the following day. She is indeed killed by a runaway truck. Richard wants to join his wife in death, but the crone sets his date to forty years in the future. Richard swims out to sea, drowns, but is miraculously saved - and has to live his full life span.
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The Deaf Night Watchman (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Two detectives make a night watchman take a lie-detector test. Thus they can prove the man was accomplice to a warehouse robbery.

Werewolf Castle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The honeymooners Mark and Joyce are traveling through Germany, stopping for the night at "Werewolf Castle". They are accommodated by baron and baroness Gotha, who turn out to be a werewolf and a vampire. The next day, the tourists awaken and find themselves to be the new masters of the castle. Until the next victims make their stop.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Sound of Mourning
  3. 2. Assignment: Danger
  4. 3. Let Me Die Today
  5. 4. The Deaf Night Watchman
  6. 5. Werewolf Castle
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson