(August 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.
Brand
?
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
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
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
merry-go-rounds; sabre-toothed tigers; zombies

Indexer Notes

Art credit from David Saunders, Norman Saunders' son, via e-mail (January 6, 2008)

Horror-Go-Round (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bob McCarty
Inks
Bob McCarty
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A sweet old man runs a horror carousel with twisted creatures for rides. Two adult brothers smell foul play. The creatures look like deceased people they used to know. When one brother is killed by a monstrous fiend, the other starts investigating. Retracing the steps of vanished corpses he discovers the hideous truth: The old man is a vampire transforming his victims into rides on his horror-go-round.
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Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested George Evans ? for art credits. It is a lookalike called Bob McCarty.
Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Death's Beggar (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Peter Braack; Hedda; Mayor Lund
Synopsis
Salem, in the year 1600. Peter Braack is a vain person. When a witch abducts women and Braack confronts her, he does not save the women but makes a pact wishing for eternal youth and immortality. Braack gets framed by the witch later on and hanged. Immortal as he is, he stumbles around as a living zombie begging for his redemption through death, which can only be granted by the witch.
Reprints
Keywords
hanging; Salem Massachusetts; witch

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

On Hangman's Hill (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Kraus
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two Scotland Yard policemen pay a visit to the royal hangman, a certain John Noose (sic!). They inquire about his pension payments - which he's been receiving for 200 years! Noose explains that he is kept alive by a special brew from graveyard soil, but then accidentally kicks over his supply vat - and dies.
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Hands of Vengeance (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Waldman ?
Inks
Ed Waldman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In a jealous rage, Oliver Cartere kills his wife Muriel. After hiding the body he is haunted by Muriel's severed hands. When the police look into the matter, they find clues leading to Oliver's arrest.
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Indexer Notes

Art ID by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Horror-Go-Round
  3. 2. Death's Beggar
  4. 3. On Hangman's Hill
  5. 4. Hands of Vengeance
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