(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
Characters:
Chun, the Snake Charmer; Millie Sears; Jim Dugan

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
Characters:
Christopher Fenn; Lady Debra Seeley; Drun (Fenn's dog); Alf Barnes
Synopsis:
Ghostly druids haunt a manor in England. Psychic investigator Christopher Fenn uses a dematerializing machine of his own invention. With it, he turns himself, his dog Drum, and Lady Seeley into immaterial ghosts. They use their new form to better negotiate with the ghost druids.
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".
Reprints:

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.

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Series Information
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
  • Kevin Olson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith