(April-May 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.

Issue Notes

indicia located on inside cover


[Great Gog's Grave!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

cover is related to text story in this issue and is not mentioned on the introduction page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Check (signed)
Inks:
Sid Check (signed)
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Four introductions and illustrations to stories in this issue; the text story, "Great Gog's Grave!", is not mentioned

The Flower of Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Scott Caldwell; Paul Caldwell; Ellen; James
Synopsis:
Scott Caldwell lets his father die so he can marry the girl of dreams without being disinherited, but guilt, and a white carnation, drive him to madness and death.

The Devil Keeps a Date! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael Becker (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Homer Carmichael; Helen Carmichael; Jack; Mr. Haskins; Barney Bee [Devil?]
Synopsis:
Homer Carmichael gets to live a day over and get it right this time thanks to Barney Bee, but pondering his luck, he absentmindedly steps in front of a car and learns the identity of his benefactor.

Monster of the Sea! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jonathan Potts; Walter Livingston; Mrs. Livingston [Nina]; Baron Vaslov Fortescu; Tania
Synopsis:
Jonathan Potts researches the genealogy of the Livingston family and discovers an ancient curse.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Great Gog's Grave! (Table of Contents)

The Story Behind the Cover / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dora; Gog
Synopsis:
At the request of his girlfriend Dora, the author joins her to look for Gog's grave. But they find Gog himself!

Indexer Notes

Tiny image of the cover in the upper corner of the page.

The Strange Indian Curse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Moe Marcus ?
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bob Kendall; Anne Kendall; Big Crazy Wolf
Synopsis:
The Kendalls learn the story of the bear who walks like a man and free his human spirit.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Great Gog's Grave!]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Flower of Death!
  4. 3. The Devil Keeps a Date!
  5. 4. Monster of the Sea!
  6. 5. Great Gog's Grave!
    The Story Behind the Cover
  7. 6. The Strange Indian Curse
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig