Madame Xanadu

Published
May 1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Madame Xanadu) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Madame Xanadu
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
C-309
Characters
Madame Xanadu

Credits

Art
Michael Wm. Kaluta, line art [signed as MWK]
Editing
Len Wein, original editor
 
Mike W. Barr, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Madame Xanadu (DC, 1981?) #1 ([April] 1981)
Untitled

Notes

The back cover of the original comic also had no promotional copy, similar to this cover, but without the logo.

Show/hide 1. Dance for Two Demons (Madame Xanadu) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Madame Xanadu
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-5592
Characters
Madame Xanadu

Credits

Writing
Steve Englehart, scripter
Art
Marshall Rogers, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Jack C. Harris, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Madame Xanadu (DC, 1981?) #1 ([April] 1981)
Dance for Two Demons

Notes

This reprint includes a job code that is not on the original printing. The story was originally intended for an issue of the cancelled Doorway to Nightmare (DC, 1978 series).

Show/hide 2. Wheel of Fortune (Doorway to Nightmare) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doorway to Nightmare
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-5513
Characters
Madame Xanadu; Joyce Anson; Erica; Damon; Ann

Credits

Writing
Bill Kelley, scripter
Art
Romeo Tanghal, penciller
 
Dave Hunt, inker
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Jack C. Harris, original editor
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #192 (July-August 1979)
Wheel of Fortune

Synopsis

Madame Xanadu helps Joyce stop a cult that is using a disco to sacrifice young ladies to demons.

Show/hide 3. Old Haunts Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-7338

Credits

Writing
Bruce Jones, scripter
Art
Tom Yeates, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Karen Berger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #294 (July 1981)
Old Haunts
Show/hide 4. Blood Red Tear (Doorway to Nightmare) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doorway to Nightmare
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-5050
Characters
Madame Xanadu

Credits

Writing
Bill Kunkel, plotter
 
Joyce Katz, scripter (special thanks)
 
Roger McKenzie, dialogue
Art
Ric Estrada, penciller
 
Romeo Tanghal, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Jack C. Harris, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doorway to Nightmare (DC, 1978? series) #3 (May-June 1978)
Blood Red Tear
Show/hide 5. My Daughter the Witch Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-1700

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
E. R. Cruz, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #37 (December 1973)
My Daughter the Witch
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Doorway to Nightmare) Comic story, 17 pages

"Festival in New York's Greenwich Village: The how and why of the celebration isn't important really…"

Featuring

Feature
Doorway to Nightmare
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-4909
Characters
Madame Xanadu; Douglas Holt; Melissa Mann

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
Vicente Alcázar, line art [as Vicente Alcazar]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doorway to Nightmare (DC, 1978? series) #2 (March-April 1978)
Douglas Holt and Melissa Mann
Show/hide 7. Tales of the Supernatural Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Joe Orlando, line art
Editing
Jack C. Harris, editor [as Jack C Harris]

Reprint history

Promotes
Australia
Tales of the Supernatural (Murray, 1982) ([May 1982?])
Based on
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #191 (May-June 1979)
Untitled

Notes

Reprints in black and white a smaller version of the cover of the Murray Tales of the Supernatural one-shot.

Show/hide 8. Murray the Cat Fan Club [Blue] (Murray the Cat) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Hey look who's here…its Murray the Cat. So Come on gang and join the Murray the Cat Fan Club and you will receive * One comic every month for 12 months from a category of your choice * The Murray the Cat Membership Badge * Two additional recent comics delivered during the twelve months at no extra cost * One 53cm X 43cm Pin up Poster of Murray the Cat. All this for $9.60 per year *(Overseas $12.60)… Send to Murray the Cat Fan Club, P.O. Box 227 Waterloo 2017"

Details

Printed
1983
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Murray the Cat Fan Club [Blue]

Notes

A number of variations of this advertisement were used.


Notes

The inside front cover of this comic is a Matchbox advertisement.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 2010

Entry created

  • 20/11/2004

Cover added

  • 05/01/2014

Index completed

  • 06/01/2014

Last updated

  • 01/04/2019