(April 1951)

Avon, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1950-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
An Avon Publication
Editing
Sol Cohen
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals 1952, page 236
Mentioned in Seduction of the Innocent (p. 112) as an example of the "injury-to-the-eye motif," probably for an incident in "The Giant from Beyond."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

The Leopard Men (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Description of an African cult whose witch doctors promise great power to those who dress as leopards and kill white men.

Indexer Notes

credit by Jim Vadeboncoeur and Hames Ware

The Giant from Beyond (Table of Contents: 2)

Crom the Barbarian / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
Manny Stallman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Crom the Barbarian; Tanit; Balthar the Terrible; Taka; Calla
Synopsis
A giant named Balthar raids Ophir's caravans. Crom takes an army to find and defeat him.
Reprints
Keywords
barbarian; giant

Indexer Notes

From Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Inks are most likely Manny Stallman, certainly not John Giunta.

The Weapon Out of Time (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood; Joe Orlando ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: almost certainly with Joe Orlando.

Octopus-Kings of the Lost Planet (Table of Contents: 4)

The Story Behind the Cover / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
W. Malcolm White
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Dara of the Vikings (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Palais ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dara; Ford Robbins; Gene Dorn; Cyngar
Synopsis
Ford and Gene discover a land where Vikings still live and meet Dara, who they rescue from the evil Cyngar.
Reprints
Keywords
good girl; viking

Indexer Notes

Credit by Hames Ware.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Leopard Men
  3. 2. The Giant from Beyond
    Crom the Barbarian
  4. 3. The Weapon Out of Time
  5. 4. Octopus-Kings of the Lost Planet
    The Story Behind the Cover
  6. 5. Dara of the Vikings
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