(December-January 1952-53)

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:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth
Colors:
?

Reprints:

[contents page] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Only the Dead Live Here! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Young couple gets stranded on a stormy night in a haunted house. They learn of a family tragedy revolving around a hidden treasure and have to fight off the mad ghost of Uncle Ezra.

Green Grows the Grass (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Felix Halt, assistant to renowned scientist Sarbo, kills his employer by making him suffocate in an overheated hothouse. Halt wants to get his hand on a new super-seed which takes root anywhere and is worth a fortune. Before his death Sarbo managed to plant the seed in Halt’s body – who is now overgrown by wild plant life.

World Below the Ground (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Phantom of the Waxworks! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In Peter Worley’s wax museum a statue of Jack the Ripper comes alive. It is, however, the ghost of Worley’s partner Frank Allen who comes for revenge.

Castle of Terror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Scientist Emil Zarko and his colleagues Vincent and George set out to look for a place in the African jungle from where pure evil emanates. They find a medieval castle, complete with a strange housekeeper and a cellar full of gold and diamonds. Zarko wants to explore the place, his friends plan to rob it. While Zarko is stabbed to death, the other two learn the gruesome secret of the castle.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents page]
  3. 2. Only the Dead Live Here!
  4. 3. Green Grows the Grass
  5. 4. World Below the Ground
  6. 5. Phantom of the Waxworks!
  7. 6. Castle of Terror!
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