Haunted Tales #6

Published
April 1974
Page count
68
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
This Publication is Rated M for the Mature Reader
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/548696

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"Fiend of the Undead - The Zombie's Eyes. Bride of the Beast."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Based on
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #6 (January 1953)
Fiend of the Undead

Notes

This cover is probably an Australian original as it is closely based on the splash panel of "Fiend of the Undead" and is not used on any other known printing.

Show/hide 1. Climax, The Fastest Gun, Super Giant, Ringo Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Look for these exciting comics at your favourite bookstall"

Details

Printed
1974
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Climax, The Fastest Gun, Super Giant, Ringo
Show/hide 2. Fiend of the Undead Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes , scripter
Art
Jon Blummer, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #6 (January 1953)
Fiend of the Undead
Show/hide 3. Assault From the Unknown Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Ed Moritz, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #25 (November 1951)
Assault From the Unknown
Show/hide 4. The Hungry Horde Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Jon Blummer, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #39 (January 1953)
The Hungry Horde
Show/hide 5. The Gossips Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Mister Mystery (host)

Credits

Art
Tony Mortellaro, line art
Editing
Stanley Morse, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mister Mystery (Stanley Morse, 1951 series) #13 (September 1953)
The Gossips
Also printed
United Kingdom
Goul Tales (Portman, 1979 series) #1 (1979)
The Gossips!
From GCD
from Mister Mystery (Key Publications, 1951 series) #13.

Notes

The last panel of this story is censored. See Notes from the Junkyard.

Show/hide 6. Superman Supacomic 25c (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"If it's action you want--buy Superman Supacomic. 25c. On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1973? to 1974?
Genre
Superhero
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Superman Supacomic 25c

Notes

The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito). This story is reprinted in Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly 37.

Show/hide 7. Captain Crossbones (Captain Crossbones) Comic story, 9 pages

"There was a time when King Philip of Spain---Master of the greates realm since the Roman Empire---laid claim to the throne of England!"

Featuring

Feature
Captain Crossbones
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Ogden Whitney, line art [signed]
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Soldiers of Fortune (ACG, 1951 series) #10 (September-October 1952)
"There was a time when King Philip of Spain..."
First print
United States
Men of Mystery Comics (AC, 1999 series) #84 (2011)
Captain Crossbones
Also printed
Australia
Captain Crossbones (Calvert, 1955? series) #1 ([1955?])
Captain Crossbones
Show/hide 8. Bride of the Beast Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Sam Cooper, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #6 (May-June 1952)
Bride of the Beast
Show/hide 9. The Case of the Subway Spectres ("True" Uncanny Experiences) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
"True" Uncanny Experiences
Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Sam Cooper, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #13 (January 1953)
The Case of the Subway Spectres
Also printed
United States
Chilling Tales of Horror (Stanley Morse, 1969 series) v2#5 (October 1971)
The Case of the Subway Spectres
Show/hide 10. The Zombie's Eyes Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 11. Medusa's Head Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Hy Fleishman, line art
Editing
Stanley Morse, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mister Mystery (Stanley Morse, 1951 series) #15 (February 1954)
Medusa's Head
Also printed
United Kingdom
Goul Tales (Portman, 1979 series) #1 (1979)
Medusa's Head
From GCD
from Mister Mystery (Key Publications, 1951 series) #15.
Show/hide 12. Savage Tales No. 6 [Pulse-Pounding] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Conan the Barbarian starring in: Savage Tales… Hard-hitting tales of fantastic adventure with savage pulse-pounding illustrations…"

Details

Printed
1974? to 1971?
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
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Savage Tales No. 6 [Pulse-Pounding]
Show/hide 13. Doomsday [Spine Tingling] [No.13] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Spine Tingling. Doomsday. Weird. Eerie. Macabre. Spine tingling. On Sale Now 25c."

Details

Printed
1974
Genre
Horror
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Doomsday [Spine Tingling] [No.13]

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 2793

Entry created

  • 30/10/2005

Cover added

  • 12/02/2012

Index completed

  • 28/10/2008

Last updated

  • 17/01/2014