(June 1952)

Fawcett, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications Inc.
Printer
Printed in U. S. A.
Editing
Will Lieberson (credited) (executive editor); Roy Ald (credited) (editor); Al Jetter (credited) (art editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New! Daringly different! Death poised to strike on every tension-fraught page
Genre
crime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

3 Small Men (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Jass Conklin; Mike Carmody; Ginty; Pop Komelin
Synopsis
Carmody, Conklin and Ginty try to escape prison through a small pipe.
Keywords
rain

A Short Step to Oblivion (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Walt Davos; Bill Holiday; Ruth Davos; Alonzo White; Dan
Synopsis
Walt Davos is found guilty of murder, but did he really do it?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The narrator of the story calls the main character Walt Davis in the opening speech, but Davos afterward.

The Trespassers (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Sheldon (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Duke Holland; Pop Johnson; Lefty; Joe
Synopsis
Duke and his boys rob a yacht out at sea.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Has header illustration.

Fire! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Archie Krisler; Eddie; Jim; Thomas Jenk; Simpson
Synopsis
A rash of fires is striking the town.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["New! Daringly different! Death poised to strike on every tension-fraught page"]
  2. 1. ["Underworld Crime the crime comic that pulls no punches!"]
  3. 2. 3 Small Men
  4. 3. A Short Step to Oblivion
  5. 4. The Trespassers
  6. 5. Fire!
  7. 6. ["Suspense Detective on each nerve-chilling page... fear... tension... suspense!"]
  8. 7. ["The law scores again in Down With Crime"]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)