(October 1953)

Fawcett, 1951 Series
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Volume
3
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

Issue Notes

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


[The Man Who Lost His Head!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host)
Reprints
Keywords
decapitation

Dark Angel (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Boisterous publisher Cardiff loves wine, women and food – too much. In pursuit of a pretty woman he finds out that he has stalked the angel of death.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the inside front and inside back covers.

The Tapestry of Tolchime (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Oscar Tolchime; Lady Constance Bolan; Mr. Bolan
Synopsis
A family curse haunts castle Tolchime. Oscar Tolchime, the last descendant, is trapped there and has to face the vengeful spirit of Lady Constance, who was put to death there 400 years before.
Reprints
Keywords
bull; castle; curse; England; ghost

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Haunted Treasure (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Anthony Cataldo ?
Inks
Anthony Cataldo ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Pedro Rodriguez; Marcia Rodriguez; Louise Rodriguez
Synopsis
A pirate’s ghost points out the location of a treasure to a family who helped him when still alive.
Reprints
Keywords
buried treasure; ghost; pirate

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Man Who Lost His Head! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Jackson Blair; Madame Dazong
Synopsis
Movie actor Jackson Blair makes his way to fame with the help of a witch’s magic potion. When Blair breaks his promise to marry her in return, she makes his head disappear. In a final confrontation Madame Dazong dies and Blair gets equipped with a new, horrible head.
Reprints
Keywords
crystal ball; fortune teller; movie star

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Writer's credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Where Do We Go from Here? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan ?
Inks
Max Elkan ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Warren Hopkins
Synopsis
We accompany Warren Hopkins on his journey from his deathbed to the pearly gates. In between he takes over his body once more, giving his family a scare when he rises as a zombie from the grave.
Reprints
Keywords
cemetery; funeral; ghost; heaven

The Mystery of the Poltergeist (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Accounts of “poltergeist” phenomena throughout history.
Reprints
Keywords
poltergeist

The Formless Shadows (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Death (host); Allen Drake; Professor Ludwig van Bohm; Carl
Synopsis
Newspaper reporter Allen Drake is assigned to cover a scientific discovery: Professor van Bohm shows him proof of an alien invasion – and dies moments after. Drake has to run for his life, but everywhere he turns, the aliens are already in control.
Reprints
Keywords
alien invasion; cosmic rays; flying saucer

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[Hi Fellas!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Man Who Lost His Head!]
  2. 1. Dark Angel
  3. 2. The Tapestry of Tolchime
  4. 3. The Haunted Treasure
  5. 4. The Man Who Lost His Head!
  6. 5. Where Do We Go from Here?
  7. 6. The Mystery of the Poltergeist
  8. 7. The Formless Shadows
  9. 8. [Hi Fellas!]
    Mechanix Illustrated
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