(July 1951)

Avon, 1951 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
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet the Avenger and Teena, interplanetary crime fighters!
Characters
Avenger [Rod Hathaway]; Teena
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Bandits of the Starways (Table of Contents: 2)

Space Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Avenger [Rod Hathaway] (first appearance); Teena [Dot Kenny] (first appearance); Maag (villain; first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Avenger may be billed as "Space Detective" to keep him from infringing on ME's Avenger character.

The Opium Smugglers of Venus (Table of Contents: 3)

Space Detective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Avenger [Rod Hathaway]; Teena; Maag (villain)
Reprints

Trail to the Asteroid Hideout (Table of Contents: 4)

Space Detective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Avenger [Rod Hathaway]; Teena; Maag (villain)
Reprints

Something For the Kids (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Terror in the Night (Table of Contents: 6)

Lucky Dale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
Warren Kremer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Lucky Dale (introduction)
Reprints

Officer Skelly (Table of Contents: 7)

Officer Skelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Skelly
Synopsis
One-page gag strip about a beat cop
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Space Detective
  2. 1. ["Meet the Avenger and Teena, interplanetary crime fighters!"]
    Space Detective
  3. 2. Bandits of the Starways
    Space Detective
  4. 3. The Opium Smugglers of Venus
    Space Detective
  5. 4. Trail to the Asteroid Hideout
    Space Detective
  6. 5. Something For the Kids
  7. 6. Terror in the Night
    Lucky Dale
  8. 7. Officer Skelly
    Officer Skelly
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Michael DeLisa
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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