(August 1952)

Farrell, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Farrell Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth Roche
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Ghoul and the Guest (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A starving tramp begs for food at a farm house. When the woman of the house commands him to chop wood and fill the bin first, the man dies from the strain. He returns at night as a wood chopping zombie fulfilling his task. As he enters the home for his meal, the woman dies of shock.
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Death Claws (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Emmet Blake; Inspector Blake (Emmet's father); Sally; Mrs. Throckmorton; Mr. Throckmorton; Frank Bridges; Leona
Synopsis
Investigator Emmet Blake is bothered with a murder during his vacation. Who killed old Mr. Throckmorton and what does the raven with the bloody feet have to do with it? Meanwhile, Sally wonders why Emmet won't kiss her once in a while.
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Nightmare Message! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Two men scout the Brazilian jungle for oil. They have to fight off snakes and cannibal natives.
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The Captain Who Wouldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The captain of a sailing ship gets drowned by the ghost of a rival captain. When the ghost threatens to steer the ship on rocks, supernatural investigator Zero uses his "ghost-melting disintegrator" to render him powerless.

Primitive Peril! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Synopsis
Two men make a crash landing in the jungle and are brought before a sun goddess. She declares them to be sacrificed to the sun god. The men, however, know about a total eclipse of the sun happening the next day. Using that knowledge, they claim to be the sun god's messengers and go free.
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Indexer Notes

This story may have been reprinted in Voodoo Annual (Ajax; Farrell, 1952 Series) #1 and as "Primitive Horror" in Weird (Eerie Publications, 1966 Series) #v3#4 (September 1969).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Ghoul and the Guest
  3. 2. Death Claws
  4. 3. Nightmare Message!
  5. 4. The Captain Who Wouldn't Die!
  6. 5. Primitive Peril!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Kevin Olson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson