(January - February 1954)

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 (signed)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Master of the Dead! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Master of the Dead! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Mad French mystic and scientist Pierre Jarnac is thrown into the madhouse for experimenting on corpses. He pretends to be sane again, only to become caretaker of the Marne military cemetery. There he plans to raise the fallen soldiers of the First World War to conquer Europe with his own zombie army.
Reprints:

Thou Shalt Not Dream! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Bob and Anna are happily married. But Bob suffers from wild nightmares of jealousy. He sees himself stabbing his wife. Bob learns that he is the reincarnation of an Italian painter dead for a hundred years, and has to relive his crime out of jealousy. Will history repeat itself or can Bob overcome his urge to kill Anna?
Reprints:

Horror Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illoes)
Inks:
? (all by same artist)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Snake-Eyes of Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Whitey Manson is a gambler and stupid enough to owe money to the mob. A stranger presents him magic dice which roll whatever number he wishes. The mobsters suspect him of foul play and Manson has to run. Hopping a freight train, he meets the stranger again – and his fate.
Reprints:

Satan's Woman Prize! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Satan himself anoints country girl Tanya Lorenz to be his tool on earth. The rebellious child grows up and enjoys letting boys fight over her love. When twin brothers claim her heart, a fatal showdown takes place high up in the mountains.
Reprints:
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Master of the Dead!
  2. 1. Master of the Dead!
  3. 2. Thou Shalt Not Dream!
  4. 3. Horror Man
  5. 4. Snake-Eyes of Doom!
  6. 5. Satan's Woman Prize!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Tillmann Courth
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig