(May-June 1951)

Avon, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1951 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
An Avon Publication
Editing:
Sol Cohen
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

King of the Living Dead (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
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The Werewolf of Warsham Manor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Moe Marcus
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Robert Warsham, last of the Warsham clan, hurries to his uncle’s death bed and learns about a family curse. In an experiment gone wrong decades ago, the scientist partner of Vincent Warsham was turned into a were-beast and killed. When the members of the Warsham family turn 45 years of age, the wolfman stalks and kills them in revenge.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

King of the Living Dead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marty Rose ?
Inks:
Marty Rose ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In Budapest Adrina Rollande, bride of Walter Austen, is kidnapped by a zombie and brought to an underground cavern. Austen manages to follow unnoticed through the sewer system. They meet a madman who is recruiting an undead army and plans to conquer the surface world. The courageous American, however, can dispose of the master and his servants by collapsing the cavern.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Subway Horror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Kida (signed)
Inks:
Bob Fujitani ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Harry Horten is constantly nagged at and maltreated by his dominant wife Helen. Horten plans to dispose of her, but make it look like an accident. He pushes her in front of a subway train. But there's no relief for Horton, because he is haunted by visions and hallucinations.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Original title: "The Strange Case of Henpecked Harry."

Double Trouble (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
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The Monster from the Pit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two cops of Transylvanian descent recognize a killer’s spree as the work of the Grahku, a supernatural were-wolf like fiend. They read up on the legend and find a means to destroy the monster. By putting a charm on a certain corpse in the cemetery the Grahku will be stopped forever. But one of the cops is digging his own grave.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. King of the Living Dead
  2. 1. The Werewolf of Warsham Manor
  3. 2. King of the Living Dead
  4. 3. The Subway Horror!
  5. 4. Double Trouble
  6. 5. The Monster from the Pit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Brian Dobbelaere
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig