Eerie #3
(October-November 1951)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[contents page] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Case of the Painted Beast! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Inks
Wally Wood ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The town of Maple Valley holds an art painting competition. When Ezra Vale's picture of a gruesome monster doesn't win, strange things begin to happen. A fiendish beast like that in the picture attacks the prize judges and kidnaps Vale into its nightmare world on canvas.
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Indexer Notes

Art credit per The Wallace Wood Checklist (TwoMorrows, 2003) by Bhob Stewart and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. ("Paul Gattuso pencils, inks possibly by Wood").
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. revokes his credit for pencils by Gattuso.

Was He Dead? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mo Marcus (signed)
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Rocke]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Showgirl Marilyn asks her lover to kill her husband. The murderer, however, is haunted by visions of his victim. He goes to check on the corpse and is imprisoned in the dead man’s tomb.
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The Monster of the Storm (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goldfarb (signed)
Inks
Bob Baer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
John Unter runs amok in the town of Mossy Glen. Before he can be apprehended by the police, lightning strikes and kills Unter. From now on Mossy Glen is cursed. With every thunderstorm Unter comes alive as a ghoulish monster and strangles someone.
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Kill a Witch (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

The spot illustrations used on pages 2 and 3 of this text story are both taken from the story "The Lost Princess" published in An Earth Man On Venus (Avon, 1951).

The Mirror of Isis! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An antique mirror from Egypt channels evil energy into Elyse, fiancée of Brad Stanfield. In a state of trance she stabs a servant in her grandfather’s home. Stanfield and archeologist Redmond soon find out about the connection. A last-minute destruction of the magic mirror prevents Elyse from killing Brad.
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Indexer Notes

Kubert confirmed by Robin Snyder and others.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents page]
  3. 2. The Case of the Painted Beast!
  4. 3. Was He Dead?
  5. 4. The Monster of the Storm
  6. 5. Kill a Witch
  7. 6. The Mirror of Isis!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig