(June 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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Touch of Death! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host)
Reprints
Keywords
noose; skeleton

[These Eyes Have Seen Behind the Cover of...] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Lover (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Raymond Lawrence; Linda; Walters; Peter Scott; Kathy; Dulcet Mort
Synopsis
Actor Raymond Lawrence is cheating on the many women he dates. When one of them commits suicide, her former boyfriend swears revenge and builds a female robot - with the mission to search and destroy.
Reprints
Keywords
cemetery; grave robbing; robot; swamp

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

And Then What???? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Dr. Sebastian; Joe Keene
Synopsis
Psychiatrist helps man overcome his delusion of turning into a bat.
Reprints
Keywords
bat; psychiatrist; spider

Indexer Notes

GCD user Saltarella suggested Marvin Stein via the GCD Error Tracker; McCarty identification from Frank Motler, which Edgar Loftin thought reasonable; original indexer had Bob Powell, which all agreed was wrong. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Tillmann Courth are happy to confirm Bob McCarty.

The Bags of Trouble (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Lord Dalton; Nigel
Synopsis
Host character Dr. Death actively stars in this story as a satanic magician fulfilling wishes – with a catch, of course.
Reprints
Keywords
poison

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Vendetta (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
The gangster Lugi tries to escape the vendetta of his rival Baldo. Both are seeking the service of witch woman Corpa.
Reprints

Touch of Death (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Mudga; Mr. Benton; Tommy Wentworth; Fido; Mr. Bruxton; Matt
Synopsis
The age-old witch Mudga is cursed with the ability that anything that comes in contact with her is killed instantly. She's trying to live a reclusive life, but townsfolk just won't leave her be.
Reprints
Keywords
buried alive; funeral; graveyard

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

[Worlds of Fear] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Make 'Em and Fly 'Em] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Touch of Death!
  2. 1. [These Eyes Have Seen Behind the Cover of...]
  3. 2. Lover
  4. 3. And Then What????
  5. 4. The Bags of Trouble
  6. 5. Vendetta
  7. 6. Touch of Death
  8. 7. [Worlds of Fear]
  9. 8. [Make 'Em and Fly 'Em]
    Mechanix Illustrated
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig