(1952)

Avon, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
An Avon Publication
Editing
Sol Cohen
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Issue reprints stories from Murderous Gangsters #3, Prison Break #3 and Police Lineup #3, all Avon Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sensational Police Cases / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tex Blaisdell (signed)
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white.

Killer Bait (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Becker [as Becker](signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia](signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Blind Man's Buff (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Brothers in Crime (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Jed Hawkins -- Cold Blooded Killer (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Imperfect Crime (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Nick Marek -- Shakedown Racketeer (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Reprints

Killers on the Loose! Francine O'Connor -- "The Empress of Crime" (Table of Contents: 8)

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 Terhune Machine-Gun Madman! (Table of Contents: 9)

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: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando ?
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Two-Dollar Murder (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Death Comes Laughing (Table of Contents: 13)

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 sanatorium! Beautiful Janice Greer found herself battling the weird menace of the house where 'Death Comes Laughing!'" (from Table of Contents)
Reprints

Killer at Large (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Reprints

Louie Gruber Czar of the Underworld (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Unseen Murderer (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Larsen (signed)
Inks
Howard Larsen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Death Danced the Samba (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Mystery of the Headless Corpse (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Leech McCoy the Incendiary Killer (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 20)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tex Blaisdell?
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white.

[Contents page] (Table of Contents: 21)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover; monochrome (blue and white)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sensational Police Cases
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Killer Bait
  4. 3. Blind Man's Buff
  5. 4. Brothers in Crime
  6. 5. Jed Hawkins -- Cold Blooded Killer
  7. 6. The Imperfect Crime
  8. 7. Nick Marek -- Shakedown Racketeer
  9. 8. Killers on the Loose! Francine O'Connor -- "The Empress of Crime"
  10. 9. Sonny Terhune Machine-Gun Madman!
  11. 10. Lina Foyle... Gunmoll!
  12. 11. Cleveland's Butcher of Death
  13. 12. Two-Dollar Murder
  14. 13. Death Comes Laughing
  15. 14. Killer at Large
  16. 15. Louie Gruber Czar of the Underworld
  17. 16. The Unseen Murderer
  18. 17. Death Danced the Samba
  19. 18. Mystery of the Headless Corpse
  20. 19. Leech McCoy the Incendiary Killer
  21. 20. [Table of Contents]
  22. 21. [Contents page]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dan Stevenson
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  • Dan Kocher
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
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