(March 1953)

Avon, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
quarterly
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)

Pencils
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

[contents page] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

on inside front cover

Monster of Sarno Gulch (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel (signed)
Inks
Vincent Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
While visiting a Caribbean island, a man witnesses voodoo rituals that change humans into monsters. Stealing some of the elixir he returns home to Sarno Gulch and uses the elixir on himself and his new bride.
Reprints

African Horror (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Peter Dane comes into possession of a potion that turns men into leopard-like beasts. Dane gets addicted to the stuff and even gives it to his wife Alice. She does not go wild, though, just faints. Peter is ready to kill his lethargic wife, but is pushed down a rockface by the spirit of the native chief.
Reprints

The Grave (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Mystery of the Moaning Statue (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Sculptress Rhoda Prahar is romanced by the twins Paul and Alan Ryan. She likes them both and models a warrior statue after the likeness. Alan manages to win her heart, but jealous Paul kills his brother and marries Rhoda a year later. Since Rhoda is of Hungarian heritage, her statues harbor the souls of the dead. When Paul develops a persecution mania, he strangles Rhoda, but is attacked and killed by the statue of his dead twin brother.

Hero of the Venus Flyer (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [contents page]
  3. 2. Monster of Sarno Gulch
  4. 3. African Horror
  5. 4. The Grave
  6. 5. Mystery of the Moaning Statue
  7. 6. Hero of the Venus Flyer
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  • Mike White
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