(April 1952)

Avon, 1951 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Realistic Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Realistic Comic
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

PRISON BREAK, April 1952 - Vol. 1, No.3. Published quarterly by REALISTIC COMICS, INC., 575 Madison Avenue, New York 22, N.Y. Jos. Meyers, Pres., Sol Cohen, Editor and General Manager. Indexed from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


Killer on the Loose (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painted)
Inks
? (painted)
Colors
? (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Painted cover from the paperback Blondie Iscariot, Siren of the Underworld by Edgar Lustgarten, Avon #179.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tex Blaisdell [as Tex] (signed)
Inks
Tex Blaisdell [as Tex] (signed)
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Killers on the Loose! Francine O'Connor -- "The Empress of Crime" (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tex Blaisdell [as Tex] (signed)
Inks
Tex Blaisdell [as Tex] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
"Francine O'Connor used her cunning brain and fantastic physical strength to drench the pages of crime with the misery and blood of her victims!" (from Table of Contents)
Reprints

Sonny Tehume, Machine-Gun Madman! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goldfarb [as Goldfarb] (signed)
Inks
Bob Baer [as Baer] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
"He had money for women and liquor -- an inherited fortune! He did not have to prey upon his fellow man in order to exist. But this ruthless killer was a maniac who destroyed for pleasure!" (from Table of Contents)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Machine-Gun Madman is in all lower case letters in the title.

Lina Foyle... Gunmoll! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
"To get the life of luxury of which she had always dreamed, redheaded Lina Foyle and her trigger-happy boyfriend went on a spree of robbery and shooting that finally ended in --- murder!" (from Table of Contents)
Reprints

Cleveland's Butcher of Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Two-Dollar Murder! (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Death Comes Laughing (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check [as SID] (signed)
Inks
Sid Check [as SID] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
"Too many rich old men had died at the mysterious Dr. Rolf's mountain sanitorium! Beautiful Janice Greer found herself battling the weird menace of the house where 'Death Comes Laughing!'" (from Table of Contents)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Killer on the Loose
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Killers on the Loose! Francine O'Connor -- "The Empress of Crime"
  4. 3. Sonny Tehume, Machine-Gun Madman!
  5. 4. Lina Foyle... Gunmoll!
  6. 5. Cleveland's Butcher of Death!
  7. 6. Two-Dollar Murder!
  8. 7. Death Comes Laughing
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