(September 1953)

Farrell, 1953 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Four Star Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Farrell Publication
Editing:
Ruth Roche
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:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
? (Iger Shop)
Letters:
? (Iger Shop)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Haunted Matador (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Matador Pepe Gonzales kills his rival by poisoning a bull's horns.
Reprints:

The Zombi's Bride (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Roy Gifford inspects a banana plantation in Hispaniola. He encounters a master "Zombi" and his army of servants. Gifford tries to put an end to his business.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated by the "Voodoo Doctor". Story seems to be an outside contribution, not Iger Shop.

Mirror Torment (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Mysterious ghost reflections appear in the mirrors of mobsters. The "Mirror Men" make the gangsters hallucinate and smash their crime syndicate.

Druid's Castle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ghostly druids haunt a manor in England. Psychic investigator Christopher Fenn makes contact with the druids and sets his dog Drum on them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Carl Burgos ? for pencils.

Floating Coffin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ships are caught in the treacherous Sargasso sea and attacked by a seaweed monster named "Sargasso".

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Matt Baker ? for pencils.
Though Baker has been credited for stories in the sister title "Voodoo" in 1952, this is more than improbable in autumn 1953.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Haunted Matador
  3. 2. The Zombi's Bride
  4. 3. Mirror Torment
  5. 4. Druid's Castle
  6. 5. Floating Coffin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Devine
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith