Doomsday #1

Published
January 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
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Devil's Sideshow Cover, 1 page

"The Devil's Sideshow. Day of Reckoning. The Fleshless One"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Show/hide 1. The Fleshless Ones Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Mystic (L. Miller & Son, 1961 series) #64 ([August 1966?])
 
United States
Crypt of Horror (AC, 2005 series) #Volume 1 (2005)
Original

Notes

In Flex Mentallo 3, a character mentions an old black and white comic called The Fleshless Ones which gave him nightmares. This may be the story to which this refers. This is the original pre-code version, not the later Atlas reworking.

Show/hide 2. Day of Reckoning Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Al Fago, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #15 (July-August 1954)
Also printed
United States
Steve Ditko's The Thing (Pure Imagination, 2006 series) (2006)

Notes

"as told by the Thing"

Show/hide 3. The Trail of the Serpent Queen (The Serpent Queen) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Serpent Queen
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Shanri the Serpent Queen; John Barton; Eric Sender; Charles Collings

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Bob McCarthy, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mercedes Shull, original editor [as M. Shull]
 
Al Jetter, original Art Director
Management
Will Lieberson, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Unknown World (Fawcett, 1952 series) #1 (June 1952)
The Serpent Queen

Synopsis

Mountain climbers venture into the realm of Shanri, the ancient serpent queen. Blinded by her beauty they are bound for their own perdition.

Show/hide 4. The Worm Turns Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Al Fago, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #15 (July-August 1954)
Also printed
United States
Steve Ditko's The Thing (Pure Imagination, 2006 series) (2006)
Show/hide 5. Last Express Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 6. Witchcraft in Old England Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction
Show/hide 7. The Devil's Side Show Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Mystic (L. Miller & Son, 1961 series) #63 (1966)
 (Possibly)
Original

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2830

Entry created

  • 06/11/2005

Cover added

  • 23/02/2014

Index completed

  • 26/04/2009

Last updated

  • 25/09/2019