Planet Series 2 #4 Unusual Tales

Published
July 1979
Page count
100
Cover price
0.75 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Unusual Tales Cover, 1 page

""The moment of triumph has come, Crecha. At last we have the ultimate weapon. The power of the magnet is too great even for the clever earthlings to combat." "Magnet of Magento""

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art

Reprint history

Printed in
Space Adventures 5, January 1969

Notes

The title and logo of this issue is based on Charlton's "Unusual Tales" series (1955-1965).

Show/hide 1. The Manget of Magento Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Sal Gentile, editor

Reprint history

Original
Space Adventures 5, January 1969
Show/hide 2. The Anywhere Machine Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural

Credits

Writing
Nicola Cuti, scripter [as Nick Cuti]
Art
Tom Sutton, line art
 
Tom Sutton, penciller
 
Wally Wood, layouts
Editing
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Space War (Charlton, 1978 series) #30 (June 1978)
The Anywhere Machine!
First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #107 (October 1973)
The Anywhere Machine!
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #15 ([September 1974?])
Show/hide 3. The 2nd Age of Monsters Comic story, ? pages
Show/hide 4. Leroy’s Dawg! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural
Code
D-5525
Characters
Mr Dedd (host)

Credits

Writing
Tom Peterson, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #112 (December 1974)
Leroy's Dawg!
Show/hide 5. A Better World than Ours Comic story, ? pages
Show/hide 6. Through a Glass Darkly Comic story, ? pages
Show/hide 7. The Letters Comic story, ? pages
Show/hide 8. Flower from Pharaoh Comic story, ? pages
Show/hide 9. His Final Glory Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

Original
Ghostly Tales 107, October 1973
Show/hide 10. One Night in the Bayou Comic story, ? pages
Show/hide 11. All for Love Comic story, ? pages

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano, penciller
 
Art Cappello, inker
Show/hide 12. The Phantom Gloves Comic story, ? pages

Notes

The title and logo of this issue is based on Charlton's "Unusual Tales" series (1955-1965).

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Kevin Patrick

AusReprints ID

  • 2537

Entry created

  • 15/05/2005

Cover added

  • 01/09/2015

Index completed

  • 19/02/2012

Last updated

  • 27/08/2019