(April 1953)

Fawcett, 1951 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
Will Lieberson (executive editor); V. A. Provisiero (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

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php by "Aussie500" and from information from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Shelly Moldoff ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host)
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; severed head

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[Strange Stories from Another World] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Let the Past Lie Buried! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Shelly Moldoff
Inks
Shelly Moldoff ?
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Professor Glenn Niles; Jamis
Synopsis
When Professor Niles unearths the remains of a Neanderthal man, the whole town suddenly regresses into inexplicable caveman behavior.
Reprints
Keywords
buried alive; graveyard; Neanderthal

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[Weird Supernatrual] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The City of the Dead! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob McCarty
Inks
Bob McCarty
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host)
Synopsis
An adventurous photographer wants to take pictures of a mysterious, forbidden place called "City of the Dead" amidst a desert. He forces his entry by poisoning himself, but takes too high a dose and actually belongs in the realm of the dead.
Reprints
Keywords
desert; vulture

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Marvin Stein ? for pencils and inks.

Phantom of Disaster! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Ed Waldman ?
Inks
Ed Waldman ?
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Roger Ellis; Emil Jorak; Zambar the Sorcerer
Synopsis
Engineer Roger Ellis is able to see striking doom in form of a black phantom. With a sorcerer's help he captures the phantom and imprisons it. But the horrible creature can free itself and strikes again.
Reprints
Keywords
phantom; World War II

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Writer's credit from Woolfolk's record book, transcribed by Martin O'Hearn.

The Mills Grind Fine (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two smuggling boats engage in a battle at sea. Neptune himself rises from the ocean to claim the lives of the criminal survivors.
Reprints

The Fat Man! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Frank
Inks
Leonard Frank
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Leo Main; Mrs. Tyran
Synopsis
Art painter Leo Main is threatened by his landlady Mrs. Tyran. He paints a murder scene involving her and an ominous fat man. The fat man becomes reality, though, and starts developing a will of his own.
Reprints
Keywords
painter; strangulation

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[Horror Defying All Description!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[If the Dead Could Be Frightened Back to Life...] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Strange Stories from Another World]
  3. 2. Let the Past Lie Buried!
  4. 3. [Weird Supernatrual]
  5. 4. The City of the Dead!
  6. 5. Phantom of Disaster!
  7. 6. The Mills Grind Fine
  8. 7. The Fat Man!
  9. 8. [Horror Defying All Description!]
  10. 9. [If the Dead Could Be Frightened Back to Life...]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Muller
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig