(1950)

Avon, 1947 Series
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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 US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indicia is "The Saint Comics", cover logo is "The Saint Detective Cases".


The Saint Detective Cases (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Glows in the Dark Lucky Skull Ring (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for novelties from Montrose Co.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also includes indicia.

["In a lonely house somewhere in New Jersey..."] (Table of Contents)

The Saint Detective Cases / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Leslie Charteris (credited)
Pencils:
Mike Roy (credited)
Inks:
Mike Roy (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Saint
Reprints:
  • from The Saint (New York Herald Tribune) unknown dates

Evidence! (Table of Contents)

The Story Behind the Cover / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["What is it, Saint?"] (Table of Contents)

The Saint Detective Cases / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Leslie Charteris (credited)
Pencils:
Mike Roy (credited)
Inks:
Mike Roy (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Saint; Hoppy
Synopsis:
The Saint becomes a bodyguard after a publicist plants a phoney article in the paper.
Reprints:
  • from The Saint (New York Herald Tribune) unknown dates

Learn To Dance in 5 Days or Pay Nothing! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for dance lessons from Pioneer Publications.

Tubby Learns About Playking (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Playking athletic belt.

Indexer Notes

Inks:
Steven Brown suggests: Joe Simon

Pencils:
Ger Apeldoorn states: Meskin
Style looks like swipes from Jack Kirby.

Inside back cover.

With God All Things Are Possible! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for book about prayer from Life-Study Fellowship.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Saint Detective Cases
  2. 1. Glows in the Dark Lucky Skull Ring
  3. 2. ["In a lonely house somewhere in New Jersey..."]
    The Saint Detective Cases
  4. 3. Evidence!
    The Story Behind the Cover
  5. 4. ["What is it, Saint?"]
    The Saint Detective Cases
  6. 5. Learn To Dance in 5 Days or Pay Nothing!
  7. 6. Tubby Learns About Playking
  8. 7. With God All Things Are Possible!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ger Apeldoorn
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • MichaĆ«l Dewally
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome