(January-February 1955)

Farrell, 1954 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1954
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Four Star Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing:
Ruth Roche (Editor); S. M. Iger (Art Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
robot

Indexer Notes

Though the cover blurbs "Gravestone for Gratis!," that story has no connection to the cover image.

The Tiger's Paw (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Dangerous Voyage! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

From the introduction, the story title might have appeared to have been "The Sea-Going Scoop."

Bewitched Battalion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Colonel Ian Bowes-Cidden
Synopsis:
A re-telling of legendary angelic archers assisting World War I British soldiers at the Battle of Mons. First told by Arthur Machen his 1914 story, The Bowmen. Arthur Machen said he totally made up the story, but that didn't stop rumors of the events being real.
Reprints:
  • Strange #3

Lost Comet (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Gravestone for Gratis (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Williams ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit of "Willams" is based on this name appearing on a tombstone in the background, along with "Lee" on another tombstone. Artist may be Lee Williams? Information noted by Bill Devine.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Tiger's Paw
  3. 2. Dangerous Voyage!
  4. 3. Bewitched Battalion
  5. 4. Lost Comet
  6. 5. Gravestone for Gratis
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bill Devine
  • Kevin Olson