Eerie #2
(August-September 1951)

Avon, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1951-05-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Periodicals Inc.
Brand
An Avon Publication
Editing
Sol Cohen; Joseph Meyers (President)

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1951, page 201, registration number B332951.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood (signed as Wood)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed as Wood)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood; Sid Check ?
Inks
Wally Wood; Sid Check ?
Letters
Wally Wood (sourced)

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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Possible Check art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

The Thing from the Sea! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood; Joe Orlando; Sid Check (sourced) (assist)
Inks
Wally Wood; Joe Orlando; Sid Check (sourced) (assist)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Eddie Murray is killed by Johnny Smithers and pushed overboard at sea. While the killer courts the girl of the deceased, the dead man trods along the bottom of the ocean home to his honey. Eddie finally arrives in New York and drags Johnny into the water, to have some company in death.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. and Roger Hill.

A Honeymoon of Horror! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ravielli (signed as Louis Ravielli)
Inks
Louis Ravielli (signed as Louis Ravielli)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young newlywed couple is out for a drive when a crash occurs. The bride is killed. The groom overwrought with grief makes a deal with a mysterious "Mr.Prim" to be with his wife again. It turns out that Mr.Prim is the devil himself and that the young groom just made a unholy deal which Mr.Prim intends to collect on.
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The Chamber of Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A cop is on the beat at the cemetery. He follows a procession of three people down into the bowels of the earth and a sewer system. They walk right up to the gates of hell. The cop recognizes the chained woman as an executed murderess. He flees in terror.
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Indexer Notes

Told in first-person

The Stranger in Studio X (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?; Wally Wood ?; Joe Orlando ?
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?; Wally Wood ?; Joe Orlando ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A stranger with knowledge of death and disaster before it happens scares Don Creighton into fulfilling his own death announcement.
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Indexer Notes

This appears to be drawn by a combination of artists.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Do You Know? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed HCK)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed HCK)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ancient Egyptians conducted their trials...
Genre
non-fiction
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Nightmare! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman (signed as Manny Stallman)
Inks
Manny Stallman (signed as Manny Stallman)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
spy
Synopsis
Undercover U.S. agent Andriko Banoff thwarts a plan to ship atom bombs from "totalitarian Eastern ports" into US harbors.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Thing from the Sea!
  4. 3. A Honeymoon of Horror!
  5. 4. The Chamber of Death!
    The Story Behind The Cover
  6. 5. The Stranger in Studio X
  7. 6. ["The ancient Egyptians conducted their trials..."]
    Do You Know?
  8. 7. Nightmare!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Devine
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike White