(May 1952)

Fawcett, 1952 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 US dimensions
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[The Return of the Dead Lover!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Dead Lover Returns! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ted Femur dies in a boating accident, but pleads with the "high court of the dead" to return to the world of the living to look for the love of his life. He finds the girl who was meant for him. She doesn't see him as a rotting corpse and is willing to even marry him. But there's a catch...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Man Who Lost his Body (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Baseball player Rick Demoine encounters the ghosts of former baseball heroes and steals their special abilities from them. Incorporating more and more ghostly traits, Rick Demoine himself turns into a spectral being.
Reprints:

The Shrunken Head (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen L. Wolf
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dr. Farnsworth leads an expedition into the land of the head-hunting Jibaro tribe. When he steals the natives' gems from their sacred altar, the expedition's fate is sealed.

Indexer Notes

small illustration

The Resurrected Head (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks:
Vince Alascia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
With the help of evil scientist Professor Alpha, gangster Weasel Thompson decapitates his boss and keeps his head alive to plan crimes for him. The head of Johnny Wiley pleads for its destruction, coming along in a final showdown.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Unknown World (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Backcover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Return of the Dead Lover!]
  2. 1. The Dead Lover Returns!
  3. 2. The Man Who Lost his Body
  4. 3. The Shrunken Head
  5. 4. The Resurrected Head
  6. 5. Unknown World
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • James Zee
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Tillmann Courth