(1947)

Avon, 1947 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avon Comics, Inc.
Brand:
An Avon Comic
Editing:
H. B. Tendler
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

based on the character created by Leslie Charteris


The Saint (Table of Contents)

The Saint / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Inks:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Saint [Simon Templar]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Inside front cover advertisement for educational books.

The Star Gazer (Table of Contents)

The Saint / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Inks:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Saint [Simon Templar]
Synopsis:
A woman, convinced that the stars have predicted her death, is reassured by the Saint that this will not occur.

["When Lucky Dale went to visit her uncle..."] (Table of Contents)

Lucky Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Jack Kamen ?; Iger Shop personnel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lucky Dale
Synopsis:
When Lucky Dale went to visit her uncle in a sleepy Florida town, she found her quiet stay at the sea shore turned into intrigue involving murder and robbery.

Double Trouble (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Backwards or forwards..."] (Table of Contents)

Prop Bowers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Parker
Inks:
Paul Parker ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Prop Bowers
Synopsis:
Backwards or forwards, no matter how you spell it, means a barrel-full of grief for flying ace Prop Bowers!

The Saint Meets the Housing Shortage (Table of Contents)

The Saint / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Inks:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Saint [Simon Templar]; Hoppy (Templar's partner); Pat Holm (friend of Templar); George Q. Peabody (agent for the Mayhew Mansion); Jim William (soldier); Mrs. Williams (Jim's wife); Caleb (Mayhew Mansion caretaker)
Synopsis:
Distressed over the current housing shortage, the agent for the Mayhew Mansion tells Templar of the disappearance of a soldier from that very mansion, so the Saint decides to visit the mansion and talk to the G.I.'s wife. Some think ghosts haunt the mansion....but the Saint discovers otherwise!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mayhew Mansion

Letters to the Saint (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

$2 will be paid for each letter published on this page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for a radar radio and mike set.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; Typeset

Characters:
Charles Atlas

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for a billfold, found on the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Saint
    The Saint
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Star Gazer
    The Saint
  4. 3. ["When Lucky Dale went to visit her uncle..."]
    Lucky Dale
  5. 4. Double Trouble
  6. 5. ["Backwards or forwards..."]
    Prop Bowers
  7. 6. The Saint Meets the Housing Shortage
    The Saint
  8. 7. Letters to the Saint
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • MichaĆ«l Dewally
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome