(February 1953)

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); V.A. Provisiero (editor); Al Jetter (art director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

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

Dance of the Doomed (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Peter Karnol seeks a magic book to unearth "the secret of the evil dead". When he finds it, he gets a glimpse into hell and his fate is doomed.
Reprints:

Vampire's Daughter! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Hollywood publicity moulds young lady Althea to star in a vampire movie. The rumor is spread that Althea really is a vampire. Then a tragic death occurs.
Reprints:

Call of the Grave (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Donald Shaw
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When Prospector "Old Pat" is attacked by a pack of wolves, the ghost of a deceased friend comes to his aid.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

small illustration

The Rain, the Deadly Rain! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Ed Waldman ?
Inks:
Ed Waldman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Amazon explorer Oliver Rudd robs the idol of a rain god of his sacred jewels and is cursed for his deed. Murderous rainfalls try to drown him everywhere, even at home. When Rudd tries to appease the god with a special sacrifice, his plan is thwarted and his doom ensured.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credits by Martin O'Hearn.

The Flaming Witness (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Karl Malden kills his business partner, Steve Gorm, by pushing him into a steel furnace. Gorm's fiery ghost returns to haunt the murderer.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dance of the Doomed
  3. 2. Vampire's Daughter!
  4. 3. Call of the Grave
  5. 4. The Rain, the Deadly Rain!
  6. 5. The Flaming Witness
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