(March 1953)

Avon, 1952 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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

[contents page] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

on inside front cover

Monster of Sarno Gulch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
While visiting a Caribbean island, a man witnesses voodoo rituals that change humans into monsters. Stealing some of the elixir he returns home to Sarno Gulch and uses the elixir on himself and his new bride.
Reprints:

African Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Peter Dane comes into possession of a potion that turns men into leopard-like beasts. Dane gets addicted to the stuff and even gives it to his wife Alice. She does not go wild, though, just faints. Peter is ready to kill his lethargic wife, but is pushed down a rockface by the spirit of the native chief.
Reprints:

The Grave (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Mystery of the Moaning Statue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Sculptress Rhoda Prahar is romanced by the twins Paul and Alan Ryan. She likes them both and models a warrior statue after the likeness. Alan manages to win her heart, but jealous Paul kills his brother and marries Rhoda a year later. Since Rhoda is of Hungarian heritage, her statues harbor the souls of the dead. When Paul develops a persecution mania, he strangles Rhoda, but is attacked and killed by the statue of his dead twin brother.

Hero of the Venus Flyer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Gene Fawcette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents page]
  3. 2. Monster of Sarno Gulch
  4. 3. African Horror
  5. 4. The Grave
  6. 5. Mystery of the Moaning Statue
  7. 6. Hero of the Venus Flyer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore