(1947)

Avon, 1947 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1947-10-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Comics, Inc.
Brand
An Avon Comic
Editing
H. B. Tendler

Issue Notes

Based on the character created by Leslie Charteris.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.

The Saint (Table of Contents)

The Saint / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer (signed as Ulmer)
Inks
Allen Ulmer (signed as Ulmer)
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
The Saint [Simon Templar]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Star Gazer (Table of Contents: 2)

The Saint / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer (signed as Ulmer)
Inks
Allen Ulmer (signed as Ulmer)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
The Saint [Simon Templar]; Mysta; Helen Corning; Dexter Corning; Pat Holm; Hoppy; Alfred; Roscoe
Synopsis
A woman, convinced that the stars have predicted her death, is reassured by the Saint that this will not occur.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Lucky Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Jack Kamen ?; Iger Shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Lucky Dale went to visit her uncle...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lucky Dale; Sam; Mike; Slug
Synopsis
When Lucky Dale went to visit her uncle in a sleepy Florida town, she found her quiet stay at the sea shore turned into intrigue involving murder and robbery.
Keywords
swimsuit

Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hank Bache; Rance Macklin; Pepe
Synopsis
Hank wants to trade places with Rance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Prop Bowers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker
Inks
Paul Parker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Backwards or forwards, no matter how you spell it, means a barrel-full of grief for flying ace Prop Bowers...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Prop Bowers; Delia; Benny; Numbers; Mr. Weevil
Synopsis
Prop takes a sky-writing job, but he's a little rusty at it.

The Saint Meets the Housing Shortage (Table of Contents: 6)

The Saint / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Inks
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
The Saint [Simon Templar]; Hoppy (Templar's partner); Pat Holm (friend of Templar); George Q. Peabody (agent for the Mayhew Mansion); Jim Williams (soldier); Mrs. Williams (Jim's wife); Caleb (Mayhew Mansion caretaker)
Synopsis
Distressed over the current housing shortage, the agent for the Mayhew Mansion tells Templar of the disappearance of a soldier from that very mansion, so the Saint decides to visit the mansion and talk to the G.I.'s wife. Some think ghosts haunt the mansion....but the Saint discovers otherwise!
Reprints
Keywords
Mayhew Mansion

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Letters to the Saint / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just finished reading the first issue of the Saint and I think it is one of the best comic books on the news stands.

Indexer Notes

$2 will be paid for each letter published on this page.

Letters from Denis Corkman, Josephine Magnus, Nicky Thompson, William Brindly, Richard Lepore, Walter Moore, Larry Garnis, and Arthur Wansel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How "Jack the Weakling" Slaughtered the "Dance-Floor Hog"! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Saint
    The Saint
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Star Gazer
    The Saint
  4. 3. ["When Lucky Dale went to visit her uncle..."]
    Lucky Dale
  5. 4. Double Trouble
  6. 5. ["Backwards or forwards, no matter how you spell it, means a barrel-full of grief for flying ace Prop Bowers..."]
    Prop Bowers
  7. 6. The Saint Meets the Housing Shortage
    The Saint
  8. 7. ["I just finished reading the first issue of the Saint and I think it is one of the best comic books on the news stands."]
    Letters to the Saint
  9. 8. ["The most amazing invention of the age!"]
  10. 9. How "Jack the Weakling" Slaughtered the "Dance-Floor Hog"!
    Charles Atlas
  11. 10. ["America's greatest zipper billfold bargain!"]
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