(February-March 1952)

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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Check
Inks:
Sid Check
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Roger Hill noted September 08 2009 on the Wood-L Yahoo Group that a stat of the original art has Sid Check's signature, which was removed prior to printing.

I Painted Only Terror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Nodel ?
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Paul Beaumont is a success with his paintings of human terror. Feeling exhausted he goes to work on one final masterpiece. He scares a model to death and paints the ultimate terror. The ghost of the woman, however, urges him on to work until he collapses.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Master of the Cats! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Becker ?
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The couple of John and Alice gets lost in the countryside. They come to the home of Senor Gato who lives in the company of cats. Or rather cat-beings able to take on human form as well. Alice is transformed into a cat and John accidentally kills her.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Cellar of Blood (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Knife of Jack the Ripper! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Goldfarb (signed)
Inks:
Bob Baer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A young carpenter comes into possession of Jack the Ripper’s knife and is haunted by visions of murder. He goes on a killing spree, unable to stop or get rid of the murderous weapon.

Indexer Notes

first-person narrative

Tenant of the Lost Pyramid (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Operation Horror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Elderly Dr. Gordell drinks a potion which transforms him into strong, primeval cave-man. As such he roams around and murders innocent passers-by. Gordell’s daughter and his assistant Roger can track him down and get him engaged in a death-match with a circus gorilla.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Painted Only Terror!
  3. 2. Master of the Cats!
  4. 3. The Cellar of Blood
  5. 4. The Knife of Jack the Ripper!
  6. 5. Tenant of the Lost Pyramid
  7. 6. Operation Horror!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig