Weird Mystery Tales #2

Published
July 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

""Who are you? Why do you want me?""

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #123 (February-March 1971)
Show/hide 1. Cain's Game Room Comic story, 1 page

"Used Clothes"

Featuring

Genre
Humour
Code
J-1440

Credits

Writing
Sergio Aragonés, scripter [as Sergio Aragones]
Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art [as Sergio Aragones]
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #201 (April 1972)

Notes

Begins: "Used Clothes"

Show/hide 2. Eerie Adventure Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson, line art [as Berni Wrightson]
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #4 (1971) —Weird Mystery Tales
Show/hide 3. The Haunters from Beyond (The Phantom Stranger) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Phantom Stranger
Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1952 series) #1 (August-September 1952)
This version
United States
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #4 (1971) —Weird Mystery Tales
Show/hide 4. Monsters Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-1269.C

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson, line art [as Berni Wrightson]
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #4 (1971) —Weird Mystery Tales
Show/hide 5. I Was the Last Martian Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 6. I Hunted the World's Wildest Animals Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure
Code
J-1212

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #15 (May-June 1957)
This version
United States
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #4 (1971) —Weird Mystery Tales
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites, The 100-Page Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #4 ([February 1958?])
Show/hide 7. Science-Fiction Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
J-1269.0

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson, line art [as Berni Wrightson]

Reprint history

First print
United States
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #4 (1971) —Weird Mystery Tales
Show/hide 8. The City of Three Dooms Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 9. Untitled Comic story, 1 page

"Harware nails & tacks"

Featuring

Genre
Humour
Code
J-829

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art [as Sergio Aragones]

Reprint history

First print
United States
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #4 (1971) —Weird Mystery Tales

Notes

Begins: "Harware nails & tacks"

Show/hide 10. Jungle Boy of Jupiter Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 11. The Mysterious Mr. Omen Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. Silk Gauze (Silk Gauze) Comic story, 1 page

"Some years ago, seances were held in one of the old houses that line East 70th Street, New York."

Featuring

Feature
Silk Gauze
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
B-1037

Credits

Editing
Dick Giordano, editor
Management
Carmine Infantino, Editorial Director

Reprint history

First print
United States
Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #1 (February-March 1969)
Also printed
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #126 (August 1971)

Synopsis

How silk gauze was used to deceive seance patrons.

Notes

Begins: Some years ago, seances were held in one of the old houses that line East 70th Street, New York."

Show/hide 13. Cain's Gargoyles (Cain's Gargoyles) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Gargoyles
Genre
Humour
Code
J-1045

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art [as Sergio Aragones]
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #195 (October 1971)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2711

Entry created

  • 20/08/2005

Cover added

  • 06/11/2018

Index completed

  • 18/07/2009

Last updated

  • 06/11/2018