(December 1952-January 1953)

Avon, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
An Avon Publication
Editing:
Sol Cohen
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kelly Freas (painted) (signed)
Inks:
Kelly Freas (painted) (signed)
Colors:
Kelly Freas (painted) (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Very small "KF" in a circle signature to the bottom left of the list of stories.

Witchcraft (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Witch of Shadow Glen! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Bob Franklin is in love with Sonya Granet, who is haunted by a childhood trauma. She thinks she was promised to do the devil's bidding. During their short marriage, Bob discovers that Sonya indeed is a witch.

Where Zombies Walk (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
On the Caribbean island of Hondo tourist Jack Carney learns oft the native voodoo belief. The touch of a zombie can heal the sick, but will kill the healthy. Carney pries on a secretive native assembly and witnesses forbidden ceremonies. He gets caught, touched by a zombie and joins the ranks of the undead.

The Land of the Dead (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Witch of Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Inks:
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Tom O’Malley and his wife Alice inherit the Gillespie farm on the New England countryside. They are warned to go there; the place is said to be cursed. Tom and Alice travel there and meet the witch-like neighbor woman. Entering the farmhouse, they are attacked and killed by a cat, a raven and a scarecrow.

The Warlock of Manescue Manse! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Young Austrian woman Carla Hanlein is unhappy with the hard country life and hopes for the riches prince Lustveg Manescue has to offer. Her dream comes true, but at a price. She’s married to the prince, but finds out about satanic rituals and murders at court. Given the choice, Carla is initiated as a witch and terrorizes the countryside together with her demonic husband. Carla’s siblings come looking for her and bring down the devilish rule of prince Lustveg.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Witchcraft
  3. 2. The Witch of Shadow Glen!
  4. 3. Where Zombies Walk
  5. 4. The Land of the Dead
  6. 5. The Witch of Death!
  7. 6. The Warlock of Manescue Manse!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore