(April 1951)

Avon, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1951
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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

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.

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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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