(June 1952)

Fawcett, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1952-03-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
Will Lieberson (Executive Editor); B. J. Heyman (Editor); Al Jetter (Art Editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1952 Periodicals, page 248.

The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host)

The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis
The gangster Goldie Ricon escapes from death row into the Skontong swamplands. There he gets bitten by a zombie and from then on is haunted by terrible zombie encounters. Driven almost insane, Goldie returns to death row - and to Skontong swamp.
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The Ghost of Fanciful Hawkins! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis
Country boy Hawkins comes to death in a fight with rival bully Withers. The victim's oversized shoes appear as ghostly accessoires and chase the evildoer around. He will die the same way poor Hawkins went.
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Horror at Midnight (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Martin
Pencils
? (header illustration)
Inks
? (header illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dr. Wiggins, new in town, is called to the home of the recluse Cadden. There the devil joins the two men, demanding a soul.
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The Last Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Earl Hammer, Jr.
Pencils
Myron Fass ?
Inks
Myron Fass ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Eddie (death); Mike (death); Joe (death); Pete (death)
Synopsis
A small carnival pitches it's tents in a small town where the cheapest room is $5 per night. Four men from the carnival go looking for cheaper lodgings and find an old abandoned house that a local man says is haunted by the ghost of a man who killed his friends with a hammer. The four men try to stay in the house and the murder begins.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp!
  2. 1. The Slithering Horror of Skontong Swamp!
  3. 2. The Ghost of Fanciful Hawkins!
  4. 3. Horror at Midnight
  5. 4. The Last Man
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