Choke! Classic & Obscure Horror Comics #1

Published
2002
Page count
?
Cover price
5.00 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

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Genre
Horror-Suspense

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. Welcome to Choke! Text article, 1 page

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 2. Caretaker of the Dead! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Pencils
Shelly Moldoff
Inks
Shelly Moldoff ?
Editing
Al Fago [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]

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Based on
United States
Beware! Terror Tales (Fawcett, 1952 series) #1 (May 1952)
Custodian of the Dead
First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Charlton, 1957 series) #18 (July 1954)
Caretaker of the Dead

Synopsis

Graverobber Charley Deffer takes over the job of the cemetary caretaker, because the dead themselves have chosen him.

Show/hide 3. The Last Earl! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno [as Joe Shuster]
Inks
John Belfi
Letters
Charlotte Jetter
Editing
Al Fago [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]

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First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Charlton, 1957 series) #18 (July 1954)
The Last Earl!

Synopsis

Xanadu, the misshapen youngest brother of four, plots and schemes his way to the throne. Having disposed of his brothers, Xanadu is faced with their ghostly revenge.

Show/hide 4. The Man Who Changed Bodies Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
S-2259

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Jon D'Agostino
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)

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First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Charlton, 1957 series) #13 (October 1957)
The Man Who Changed Bodies
Also printed
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #54 (January 1981)
The Man Who Changed Bodies
 
United States
The Art of Ditko (IDW, 2009 series) (November 2009)
The Man Who Changed Bodies

Synopsis

A man switches bodies with another, but the results are quite different from what he expected.

Show/hide 5. Terrible Teddy Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-6092

Credits

Script
Tom Sutton
Art
Tom Sutton
Letters
Tom Sutton ?
Editing
George Wildman

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First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #23 (May 1975)
Terrible Teddy
Also printed
Australia
Ghostly Tales (Murray, 1978 series) #9 ([August 1979?])
Terrible Teddy
 
Canada
ACG Christmas Special (Avalon, 1999 series) #1 (1999)
Terrible Teddy

Synopsis

A bank robber runs over a child during his escape. The child's teddy bear seeks revenge.

Show/hide 6. The Thing from the Lake! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Editing
Mercedes Shull

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First print
United States
Strange Stories From Another World (Fawcett, 1952 series) #3 (October 1952)
The Thing From The Lake
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #10 ([August 1973?])
The Thing from the Lake
 
Australia
Midnight Tales Album (Murray, 1978 series) #6 ([March 1979])
The Thing From the Lake

Synopsis

George Waslo murders his business partner to inherit his beautiful mansion by the sea. But the victim's body, disposed in the sea, returns as a zombie to haunt his killer. The curse extends itself to anybody living in the mansion.

Show/hide 7. [Back cover] Illustration, 1 page

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AusReprints ID

  • 101597

Entry created

  • 18/04/2016

Cover added

  • 18/04/2016

Last updated

  • 06/02/2017