(July 1953)

Farrell, 1953 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Farrell Publication
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Robert Webb ?
Inks:
Robert Webb ?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
horror-suspense

Fiends from the Crypt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Colors:
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Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Banco; Pietro; Signor Renzi; Mrs. Reni; Daughter of the Renzis; Green Horde
Synopsis:
Chasing a thief named Banco into the Rome sewers, Signor Renzi and his partner, Pietro find Banco with all his body eaten. They try to escape the sewer, and find themselves hunted by the Green Horde. Renzi gives Pietro to them, then works a deal with the creatures who speak an unfamiliar language. Renzi agrees to find them victims. He makes a great profit over time. When considering his family, he decides to tell the creatures to forget about future victims. Angry, they grab his wife and daughter. He rushes to the sewers to beg for his family. The creatures already ate them. Renzi's next.
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Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Werewolf (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Myron Fass ?
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Old Crone; Little Red Riding Hood; Zack Parker; Elmer Dowd; Tim Blaake
Synopsis:
The Old Crone, saying she's the real grandmother of Little Red Riding Hood, tells the true story. Elmer Dowd turns into a werewolf. As a werewolf, he attacks Red Riding Hood. His friend Zach Parker shoots Elmer when in werewolf form, thinking it's just a wolf he's shooting. He shoots him again when the werewolf attacks Riding Hoold again. Finally, Zach goes to grandmother's house to discover the horrible truth about Red Riding Hood's true nature. Parker realizes too late that Red Riding Hood is really a vampire instead of an innocent.
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Keywords:
vampire; witch

Careless Corpse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Doolin ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dave Tibbets; Becky Tibbets; Dan Burns
Synopsis:
Dave Tibbets leaves his wife Becky so he can go to work. He crashes his car and dies. Not realizing he looks like death warmed over, he encounters a lot of people who do realize he looks that way as he heads for home. An elderly couple, a lady at a farmhouse, a trolley full of people all flee in terror. When he reaches his home, he finds Becky in the arms of his supposed-friend, Dan Burns. He kills Dan, but Becky passes out. He carries her upstairs, planning to kill her too. He sees himself in the mirror, telling Becky he has finally seen himself and her. He turns into dust.
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Keywords:
ghosts; revenant; undead

Carnival of Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Colors:
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Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chun, the Snake Charmer; Millie Sears; Joe Dugan
Synopsis:
Chun, the Snake Charmer, who charms cobras with his flute, stays with the carnival he despises only to stay near Millie Sears. He reveals his attraction to Millie, who laughs. Joe has Millie tell Chun she'd go with him, and he shows her where his money's hidden. Chun shows her the money, which is kept protected in the cobra cage. Joe and Millie go to steal the money. Joe stabs Chun and the two cobras to retrieve the cash. Chun appears, saying it was his dummy Joe stabbed. Chun delivers the Cobra Curse, turning the pair into cobras. The pair as cobras kill Chun. They are stuck as cobras.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fiends from the Crypt
  3. 2. Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Werewolf
  4. 3. Careless Corpse
  5. 4. Carnival of Terror
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  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Devine
  • Nick Caputo
  • Per Sandell
  • Kevin Olson
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