(April 1953)

Avon, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

[contents] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Anatomical Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a curio shop medical student Joe Kirk is presented an anatomical chart of the human body. At night, though, the detailed picture of a man cut open comes to life and goes on a killing spree. When Kirk tries to burn the magic chart, he has to face the blood-lusty monster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Great splash page! (Richard Arndt)

Crimson Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Nodel (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The down-and-out dance act of Jack and Daisy jazzes up the performance by including voodoo rituals. The undead do not approve of this and haunt their lives with a rising feeling of paranoia. Jack and Daisy see death behind every corner – until they kill off each other in a mad frenzy.
Reprints:

The Steps in the Cellar (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Haunted Murderer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald McCann
Inks:
Gerald McCann
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John Dunn has a poltergeist which won’t leave him. Maybe that is Dunn’s form of punishment for murdering and robbing a man some weeks ago. The poltergeist causes embarrassing scenes for Dunn and gets the attention of the police.
Reprints:

Robot Model L2 - Failure! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Professor Darrow builds a robotic bodyguard (Eltoo or L2) to protect the life of General Blair against Martian invaders. The general’s right hand, major Garond, however, is in for foul play. When he steals plans and kills professor Darrow, L2 is being suspected of having had a malfunction.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents]
  3. 2. Anatomical Monster
  4. 3. Crimson Death
  5. 4. The Steps in the Cellar
  6. 5. The Haunted Murderer
  7. 6. Robot Model L2 - Failure!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Brian Dobbelaere
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
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