(1954)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fiction House, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); Jerry Iger (Art Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Ghost of the Gorgon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belcastro (signed) [as "Johnny Bell"]
Inks:
John Belcastro (signed) [as "Johnny Bell"]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
During an earthquake relief effort a mythical Medusa creature is released on a Greek island. After a first killing spree the island is evacuated by ship. The gorgon comes aboard, but brave lieutenant Miller can trick the medusa - like Perseus did centuries before him.
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The Ghost of Doctor Renick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Having lost his wife on the operating table, Doctor Renick loses faith in his abilities. When a young boy has an accident, Renick is the only one able to help. Assisted by his wife's lovely ghost he can save the child.
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Keywords:
Female ghost in lingerie

Halfway to Hades (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. Albert (signed)
Inks:
A. Albert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two students stumble upon the haunted “Halfway House” where gangsters used to meet and mingle. They are being chased by ghosts, but manage to escape.
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Indexer Notes

Artist signature hidden at the base of the tree on the splash page.

The Strange Case of the Absent Floor (Table of Contents)

The Secret Files of Dr. Drew / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti ?; Will Eisner ?
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti ?; Will Eisner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dr. Drew investigates the Wainwright building wherein the elevator boy found a non-existent 13th floor. He witnesses ghosts reenacting crimes of the past and the collapse of the building.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Tillmann Courth.
"Dr. Drew" ran originally in RANGERS COMICS # 47 - #60.
We believe that only the “Dr. Drew” stories in RANGERS COMICS #57 - #60 are by Grandenetti.

Previous indexer suggested Jerry Grandenetti? + Jack Abel?

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Ghost of the Gorgon
  3. 2. The Ghost of Doctor Renick
  4. 3. Halfway to Hades
  5. 4. The Strange Case of the Absent Floor
    The Secret Files of Dr. Drew
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Frank Motler
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Walls
  • Frank Motler