(March 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
Roy Ald

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

The Gun (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Johnny Thorpe (dies); Jim Ryan; Sheriff Saunders; Joe Finley (dies); Frankie Dane [Gunner] (dies); Bol Woodcock; Bonnie Trasker; Big Ed (dies); Lem (dies), Shim (dies)
Synopsis
Midwestern boy Frankie finds a .38 caliber automatic pistol and impresses Bonnie so much she takes him back to Kansas City with her to learn from Big Ed and his two sons. Frankie get impatient, kills all 3 of them, and goes on a crime spree with Bonnie. He earns the sobriquet "Gunner".
Reprints
Keywords
Blairstown Bank; Gusherton First National Bank; July 1946; Kansas City; Little Rock

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, October 2015.

H Is For Heroin (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
crime
Characters
Lin Savine; Gee-Gee; Rocky Haines [Jeff Candler]
Synopsis
Lin breaks his cardinal rule (never get caught with the dope) and gets caught.
Reprints
Keywords
Club 17; Nogales; Santa Prieta

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, October 2015.

A Mistake (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John C. Adler
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Harrison; Gardiner Coles
Synopsis
Even though serial killer Coles is holding a gun on him, Harrison gets free by telling him the coroner says Ira Jackson was killed by a Smith & Wesson .38 (not the Colt .45 Coles uses).
Reprints

The Signs of Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
crime
Characters
Jeff Columbine [Hex] (dies); Officer Moriarty; Molly; Morgy
Synopsis
Jeff earns the nickname Hex in prison due to all his superstitions.
Reprints
Keywords
August 1943
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Gun
  3. 2. H Is For Heroin
  4. 3. A Mistake
  5. 4. The Signs of Doom
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