(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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[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
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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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Lou Mougin
  • Darci
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ramon Schenk