(March-April 1952)

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

Issue Notes

WITCHCRAFT. March-April, 1952. Vol. 1, No. 1. Published bi-monthly by AVON PERIODICALS, Inc., 575 Madison Ave., New York 22, N. Y.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer Nick Caputo suggested Bernard Baily? for pencils and inks.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check [as SC] (signed)
Inks
Sid Check [as SC] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Signed "SC" on bow of boat at lower left of page.

Indexer Notes

Includes illustrations and summaries of the main stories in this issue.

Heritage of Horror! [The Art of Julian Daniels!] (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sol Cohen
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Weird events occur when Julian Daniels puts brush to canvas.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The primary story title appears in the table of contents and as a banner over the splash page. The secondary title appears in the introductory paragraph on the splash page.

Devil-Music! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A beautiful young singer discovers what brings evil to life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only the identifications of the three main female characters appear to be hand-written.

This Ship Is Doomed! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The Indies Queen and its passengers were destined for disaster.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Demon's Bargain! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Story Behind the Cover / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily ? (illustration)
Inks
Bernard Baily ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story behind the cover includes a repro of the cover art.

Vengeance of the Ouanga! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Bob Grant carried a dead killer's good luck charm - the bones of a hand and arm - which leads to terror.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Heritage of Horror! [The Art of Julian Daniels!]
  4. 3. Devil-Music!
  5. 4. This Ship Is Doomed!
  6. 5. Demon's Bargain!
    The Story Behind the Cover
  7. 6. Vengeance of the Ouanga!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jeffery Saltarella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore