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Home Avon Comics Diary of Horror (1952)(one-shot)
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6-May-2018 2:59 am
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Username: caution r
Comment: Contains: Beware the Undead, The Mirror of Death, (story behind the cover), The Ghost's Curse, The Phantom of Philip Hawks.
12-September-2020 8:15 am
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Issue: #1
Published: December 1952, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: One-Shot
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: A. C. Hollingsworth | Inks: A. C. Hollingsworth
Genre: Horror-suspense

Foreword, Introduction, Preface, Afterword (1 page) Contents
Credits: Pencils: Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed) | Inks: Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)

Comic Story (7 pages) Beware of the Undead!
Synopsis: Trinidad tourist Nat Grear learns of the native lore of the Obeah man, a devil incarnate. There was a man named Tamiko who killed out of pure lust, until he fell to his death in a waterfall. Grear plans to shove his wealthy uncle into the cursed waters, but ends up drowning there himself. He now has all of eternity to spend and suffer along with the original Obeah man.
Credits: Pencils: Norman Nodel (signed) | Inks: Vince Alascia (signed)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (6 pages) The Mirror of Death!
Synopsis: When on shore-leave sailor Steve Lajos changes into dapper businessman Robert Martin and robs unsuspecting ladies of their jewelry. The vain and arrogant Lajos meets his fate when entering the temple of mirrors, house of seven-armed god Struga. Lajos breaks the mirror which reveals his ugly inner self and is damned to live in the presence of vengeful Struga.
Credits: Pencils: Norman Nodel ? | Inks: Vince Alascia ? | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Text Story (2 pages) Diary of Horror!
Featuring: The Story Behind the Cover
Credits: Pencils: A. C. Hollingsworth | Inks: A. C. Hollingsworth | Letters: typeset
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (6 pages) The Ghost's Curse!
Synopsis: Jarod Parks is secretary to successful classic dancer Mona Travis. Since Parks has gambling debts, he murders Mona and forges her last will. The dancer’s ghost, however, pesters Parks with haunting threats of his punishment after death. When Parks finally dies, he rots away in his grave fully conscious.
Credits: Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Inks: Charles Nicholas ? | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

Comic Story (6 pages) The Phantom of Philip Hawks
Synopsis: Young lovers John Allen and Mary Kane set sail for their honeymoon voyage on their own ship, but they have been cursed by John’s rival, Philip. The jealous man wanted to have fair Mary for himself. Philip Hawks’ ghost commandeers the boat and they all perish at sea.
Credits: Pencils: A. C. Hollingsworth (signed) | Inks: A. C. Hollingsworth (signed) | Letters: typeset (Leroy lettering)
Genre: Horror-suspense

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