Eerie #9
(October-November 1952)

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
Sid Check
Inks
Sid Check
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
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Phantom Hitch-Hiker (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks
Alvin C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
John Morley has been stealing money from the fortune of his ward, Gail. As she is about to find out, he lets her car crash down a bridge. Morley, however, is haunted by the hitch-hiking phantom of Gail.
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The Hands of Death! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Violinist Erik Dulan can’t use his hands anymore and would give anything to be able to play again. He meets with Dr. Necros who lets him chose a new pair of hands from a group of zombies he commands. Dulan has a terrible price to pay: the new hands have a will of their own and commit criminal acts.
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The Thing from the Grave (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check
Inks
Sid Check
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

small reproduction of cover art inset in story

Death on Skis! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kubert?
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
American tourist Johnson is on skiing holiday in the Bavarian Alps. A guide warns him to not take the Northern slope. The ghost of a suicidal father who lost his son to a careless ski racer is out there for revenge. Johnson does not heed the warning and has to race a skiing skeleton for his life.
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Indexer Notes

drawn while Kubert was in the Armed Forces (per Kubert); artwork is signed "Joe Kubert, Sonthofen, Germany"

The Haunted Melody (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel
Inks
Norman Nodel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Frederic Parker is a promising young pianist haunted by the “raindrop” prelude of his namesake Frederic Chopin. Every time he plays it, the ghost of Chopin’s muse Nona appears. Parker falls in love with Nona, but she’ll be his undoing.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested John Rosenberger? for pencils.

The Haunted Cave (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

story has 1 spot illustration

Princess of the Subway (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
On a subway train, Dave Bartlet gets into a fight with a mysterious woman and her company. They make the train halt and let fish people in who attack the passengers. Bartlet overpowers the woman and brings the subway back to safety. No one believes him until he unmasks the woman.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents page]
  3. 2. The Phantom Hitch-Hiker
  4. 3. The Hands of Death!
  5. 4. The Thing from the Grave
  6. 5. Death on Skis!
  7. 6. The Haunted Melody
  8. 7. The Haunted Cave
  9. 8. Princess of the Subway
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith
  • James Ludwig