(October 1951)

Fawcett, 1951 Series
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Will Lieberson (executive editor); Roy Ald (editor); Al Jetter (art editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Death / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist and editor credits verified in Roy Ald interview in Alter Ego #106 (December, 2011) and added by Craig Delich 2012-1-19.

The Curse of Carnoc Castle (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Delena (newspaper reporter); Mario (newspaper reporter); Joseph (coachman); Duke of Allister (2 centuries dead); Duke of Allister (current day)
Synopsis
After two hundred years the Duke of Allister rises newly born from his casket at Carnoc Castle. Now immortal, he seeks to lead a second life. But the forces of witchcraft which granted him his gift return to haunt the Duke.
Reprints
Keywords
immortality; touch of death

Stand-in for Death (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Karl Danner; Alec Norden; Helene Norden; Lew Tilden; Doctor Feder
Synopsis
Karl Danner steals the coat of a dying man and uses the ticket he finds in its pockets to escape aboat a ferry. Unfortunately he has chosen the ferry of the dead and is doomed to ride along.
Reprints
Keywords
ferry ticket

Doctor MacCready's Little Men (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Schutzer
Pencils
? (title illustration)
Inks
? (title illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am writing this message for you quickly, before I am stricken with another of my headaches, or before one of the guards suspects what I am doing.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. MacCready
Synopsis
In Dr. MacCready's sanatorium for the mentally ill the inmates are shrunken to keep them at bay. An investigating reporter gets involved and ends up in a bird cage.
Reprints
Keywords
bird cage; Macreadol

The Coffin-Maker! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Carlotta Frawley; Hiram Frawley
Synopsis
Beautiful Carlotta marries undertaker Hiram for his money. Things get dangerous when she finds out that her husband made a pact with the devil in person.
Reprints
Keywords
coffin; jade figurine; undertaker

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Death
  2. 1. The Curse of Carnoc Castle
  3. 2. Stand-in for Death
  4. 3. Doctor MacCready's Little Men
  5. 4. The Coffin-Maker!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Paul Robinson
  • Keith Chandler
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Merlin Haas
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig