Devilina – magazine, USA, 1975

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‘Illustrated stories of female-filled fantasy’

Devilina is a 1975 American magazine published by Atlas/Seabord Publishing (The Grim Ghost; Movie Monsters; Weird Tales of the Macabre) that only lasted for two issues. Martin Goodman, the founder of Marvel Comics in 1939, created Atlas but the dark fantasy market was already swamped.

Plot:

The sister of Satan, Devilina is transported through time, along with her mother, from the Biblical “time of the casting out” to modern day New England. There, under the watchful eye of her mother, the infant Devilina grows to womanhood in a mansion guarding “the secret entrance to Hell.

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Shortly after arriving at college, Devilina is contacted by Satan, who invites her to join him in ruling Hell. She refuses and is allowed to return home.

Years pass and Devilina pushes family concerns out of her mind as she pursues her studies. After her date to the graduation ball is killed in a fire triggered by Satan, she vows a war of vengeance on her brother…

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Thanks: The Atlas Archives

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