(May 1952)

Fawcett, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
Will Lieberson (executive editor); B.J. Heyman (editor); Al Jetter (art editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[The Return of the Dead Lover!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

The Dead Lover Returns! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Ted Femur dies in a boating accident, but pleads with the "high court of the dead" to return to the world of the living to look for the love of his life. He finds the girl who was meant for him. She doesn't see him as a rotting corpse and is willing to even marry him. But there's a catch...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Man Who Lost his Body (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Baseball player Rick Demoine encounters the ghosts of former baseball heroes and steals their special abilities from them. Incorporating more and more ghostly traits, Rick Demoine himself turns into a spectral being.
Reprints

The Shrunken Head (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen L. Wolf
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dr. Farnsworth leads an expedition into the land of the head-hunting Jibaro tribe. When he steals the natives' gems from their sacred altar, the expedition's fate is sealed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

small illustration

The Resurrected Head (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
With the help of evil scientist Professor Alpha, gangster Weasel Thompson decapitates his boss and keeps his head alive to plan crimes for him. The head of Johnny Wiley pleads for its destruction, coming along in a final showdown.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Unknown World (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Return of the Dead Lover!]
  2. 1. The Dead Lover Returns!
  3. 2. The Man Who Lost his Body
  4. 3. The Shrunken Head
  5. 4. The Resurrected Head
  6. 5. Unknown World
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  • James Zee
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Tillmann Courth