(December 1950)

Avon, 1950 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
An Avon Publication
Editing
Donald A. Wollheim
Color
Black & white with four color insert; full color cover
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age Pulp Magazine U.S.; 6.875" x 9.5"
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Most information for this issue from Error Report #3048 by Anthony DeMaria, September 2008.


The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

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

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Bama (painting)
Inks
James Bama (painting)
Colors
James Bama (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

art identified by Will Murray on PulpMags Yahoo Group 2011/12/08

[contents page] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Raiders Of The Solar Frontier (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 30.5 pages (report information)

Script
A. Bertram Chandler
Pencils
John Giunta (signed)
Inks
John Giunta (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Under Martian Sands (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wells
Pencils
James Martin (illustration)
Inks
James Martin (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits changed from John Giunta by Doc Mars via the GCD Error Tracker, who agrees with a scanner of this item that the art is Martin and looks like his signed work on "The City of Singing Cube."

Jupiter Napoleon (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
J. Harvey Haggard
Pencils
James Martin (illustration)
Inks
James Martin (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Artwork is signed but unreadable. Art credits by Doc Mars via the GCD Error Tracker, who agrees with a scanner of this item that the art is Martin and looks like his signed work on "The City of Singing Cube."

The City Of Singing Cubes (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bryce Walton
Pencils
Martin (signed)
Inks
Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

The Corsairs From The Coalsack (Table of Contents: 7)

Kenton of the Star Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Michel
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is in the comic insert portion of the book.
Art credit on content page says only 'Illustrated by J. Kubert'.

Dead Man's Tale (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Kuttner [as E. J. Bellin]
Pencils
A. H. Johnston
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is in the comic insert portion of the book.
Art credit on content page says only 'Illustrated by A.H. Johnston'.

War Of The Marsh-Men (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
W. Malcolm White
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is in the comic insert portion of the book.

The Spider God Of Akka (Table of Contents: 10)

Crom the Barbarian / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
John Giunta [as Jay Gee]
Inks
John Giunta [as Jay Gee]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Crom the Barbarian
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is in the comic insert portion of the book.
Art credit on content page says 'Illustrated by John Giunta'; the art is signed as 'Jay Gee'.

Alchemy (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John de Courcy; Dorothy de Courcy
Pencils
William F. McWilliam (signed)
Inks
William F. McWilliam (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Celestial Landfall (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Sheldon
Pencils
Martin (signed)
Inks
Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Alpha Centauri Curtain Call (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script
Len J. Moffat
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Mail From Planet Terra (Table of Contents: 14)

Mail From Planet Terra / letters page / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
  2. 2. [contents page]
  3. 3. Raiders Of The Solar Frontier
  4. 4. Under Martian Sands
  5. 5. Jupiter Napoleon
  6. 6. The City Of Singing Cubes
  7. 7. The Corsairs From The Coalsack
    Kenton of the Star Patrol
  8. 8. Dead Man's Tale
  9. 9. War Of The Marsh-Men
  10. 10. The Spider God Of Akka
    Crom the Barbarian
  11. 11. Alchemy
  12. 12. Celestial Landfall
  13. 13. Alpha Centauri Curtain Call
  14. 14. Mail From Planet Terra
    Mail From Planet Terra
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith