(October 1953)

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:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

Data for this issue from Don Rosa.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth ?
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Light That Lured! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Nodel ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A young couple foils the attempt of dead captain Dorrance to lure a passenger ship upon a reef.

The White Gorilla! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Big game hunter Frank Blair captures a giant white gorilla. But the spirit of the "sacred Gorbu" escapes and transforms the hunter into a white gorilla.

The Spectre At the Opera! (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The Scala opera house in Milan, 1836. A "spectral songstress" sings the arias of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" with supernatural beauty.

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by some spot illustrations.

Stamp Murder! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Roger Banning kills his rich uncle and cleans up the murder scene afterwards. But the police get him, because a stamp from the crime scene is clinging to the sole of Banning's shoe.

Help Us To Die! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Nodel ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Jim and Marjorie Torrence steal an Egyptian mummy from the museum. Learning the secret of eternal life from the long dead king, they apply the drink to themselves - with fateful consequences.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Light That Lured!
  3. 2. The White Gorilla!
  4. 3. The Spectre At the Opera!
  5. 4. Stamp Murder!
  6. 5. Help Us To Die!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig