(December-January 1951-52)

Avon, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[contents] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood; Sid Check
Inks:
Wally Wood; Sid Check
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Cremation of Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Gene Fawcette
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Richard Sinclair wishes his wife would come back from the dead, but he didn't know she would come back evil.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Ship of Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Marcus ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dick Cartwright inherits a haunted house and a curse from the sea in form a model ship.
Reprints:

The Puppet Pulls the Strings (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McLaughlin
Inks:
Jim McLaughlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ventriloquist Dorian Grant invents a life-sized mechanical puppet called Bruno. Bruno, however, seems to develop a mind of his own and gets fresh with Grant’s former employer Vale. When Vale visits the duo to hire them, tempers flare and tragedy strikes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The House of Skulls (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Phantoms of Reality (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Gene Fawcette
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Wall Street clerk Charlie Walton has a night of adventure in the fourth dimension. His friend Derek takes him there to remove a tyrannical king from his throne. Derek stays in the parallel realm to be the new sovereign.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents]
  3. 2. Cremation of Evil
  4. 3. The Ship of Death!
  5. 4. The Puppet Pulls the Strings
  6. 5. The House of Skulls
  7. 6. Phantoms of Reality
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig