Monday, October 29, 2012


From the company that brought you the Golden Age Captain Marvel...
...came this almost EC Comics-level series hosted by Dr Death!
Many fans don't realize Fawcett Comics also did horror comics almost on a par with EC's gruesome classics.
Beware: Terror Tales, This Magazine is Haunted, Worlds Beyond/Worlds of Fear, Strange Suspense Stories, and Unknown Worlds/Strange Stories from Another World anthologies featured art by legends Bob Powell, Bernard Bailey, Mike Sekowsky, and Sheldon Moldoff, among others.
When the titles were acquired by Charlton Comics after Fawcett ceased operations in 1954, few stories in inventory were usable without major revisions since Charlton was now following the Comics Code.
As a result, though they had the rights to do so, Charlton didn't reprint the vast majority of the stories, and the few they did had major changes to conform to the new standards.
(We've presented examples of such changes HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE.)
This particular tale from This Magazine is Haunted #4 (1952) was illustrated by the co-creator of The Spectre, Bernard Bailey.
"Constant Eye" has only been reprinted twice, once in the 1980s, and currently, in IDW's Haunted Horror anthology.

Join us next week as we present another tale your grandparents didn't want your parents to see!

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