(Spring 1953)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fiction House, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J.F. Byrne (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Arrival date of 2/13 penciled on cover. This issue is the only one of the series to have the indicia title of "Ghost".


The Sleepers in the Crypt (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Frank Motler, September 2008.

The Sleepers in the Crypt (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Belcastro ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Gangster returns to the scene of his crime to recover hidden loot. His henchmen are frightened by ghosts and ironically turn on their boss, accidentally killing him.

Zandini Did It! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Zandini comes back from the dead to wreak revenge on Dan Kramer, the man who caused his death years ago. Under the influence of Zandini's mind control powers Kramer commits murder and is sentenced to the chair.

The Trail of Invisible Clues (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Two detectives question a woman being held for murder. They find out that she was framed by a friend.

Payoff Blues (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Triggerman and train robber Chopper Mack is driven insane by a tune he keeps hearing over and over again. He also sees ghosts everywhere.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Frank Motler, September 2008.
Originally a "Ghost Gallery" feature.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ghost Squadron / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brother Chai was drinking a toast ...
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
With help of medium Suzi-Q and the pilot's ghost American aviators held captive by false monks can be located and liberated.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Two Must Die (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two mine owners inquire about ghostly apparitions in their mine in Mexico. Not believing in ghosts, they enter an accident-prone shaft and perish.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Frank Motler, September 2008.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sleepers in the Crypt
  2. 1. The Sleepers in the Crypt
  3. 2. Zandini Did It!
  4. 3. The Trail of Invisible Clues
  5. 4. Payoff Blues
  6. 5. ["Brother Chai was drinking a toast ..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  7. 6. Two Must Die
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Walls
  • Frank Motler