(August-September 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lazarus [as HL] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lazarus [as HL] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

[contents page] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Monster of Zollmort Castle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Novelist Peter Fletcher visits Zollmort castle in Central Europe. By opening a sealed door in the dungeons, he releases the Zollmort monster. He and his wife have to fight for their lives.

Song of the Undead! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Leroy lettering

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John and Dorothy Blaik travel through Mexico looking for folk songs. Native woman Xatl introduces them to the "Song of the Undead". Any singer will be doomed and fall prey to vampires. The couple does not heed the warnings.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Alchemist (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A chemist poisons himself while searching for the elixir of life.

Indexer Notes

One small illustration (by Sid Check) presumably lifted from an existing comic story.

The Phantom Python (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
British Colonial East Africa: The commissioner's daughter Tani is seriously ill and seeks help from native witch doctor Loganzi. She dies during the ceremony and Loganzi is hanged. But he and Tani haunt the land in the shape of a giant python snake.

The Deformed of Zoar (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A crime happens in the valley of Zoar. A family robs and murders a traveler and gets cursed for generations by being born with deformities.

Indexer Notes

One small illustration (by Goldfarb/Baer) presumably lifted from an existing comic story.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Curse of the Bulaga! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Leroy lettering

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Explorer Jon Norland travels to Antarctica to hunt the fabled Bulaga beast. He finds it caught in a block of ice. After thawing it, the Bulaga comes alive and chases Norland around the world to his doom.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents page]
  3. 2. The Monster of Zollmort Castle
  4. 3. Song of the Undead!
  5. 4. The Alchemist
  6. 5. The Phantom Python
  7. 6. The Deformed of Zoar
  8. 7. The Curse of the Bulaga!
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