Savage Tales #1

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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Art
, painter

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

There is a small portion of a signature running vertically along the lower spine.

Show/hide 1. This Savage World (The Warlord) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Warlord
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Code
J-4043
Characters
Deimos (flashback); King Baldur (flashback); satyr; Tara; Warlord [Morgan Travis]

Credits

Writing
Mike Grell, scripter
Art
Mike Grell, line art
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
Paul Levitz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Warlord (DC, 1976 series) #1 (January-February 1976)
This Savage World
Also printed
United States
The Warlord (DC, 1976 series) #51 (November 1981)
This Savage World
 
United States
Warlord: The Savage Empire (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
This Savage World
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Warlord (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([September] 2009)
This Savage World

Synopsis

Origin of Travis Morgan as Warlord of Skartaris recapped. Re-introduction of Deimos and Tara.

Show/hide 2. The Arena of Death (The Warlord) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Warlord
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Code
J-4171
Characters
Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Machiste (introduction); Deimos (flashback); Tara (flashback)

Credits

Writing
Mike Grell, scripter
Art
Mike Grell, line art
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
Paul Levitz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Warlord (DC, 1976 series) #2 (March-April 1976)
Arena of Death
Also printed
United States
Warlord: The Savage Empire (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
Arena of Death
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Warlord (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([September] 2009)
Arena of Death
Show/hide 3. The People of the Maelstrom (Claw the Unconquered) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Claw the Unconquered
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Code
J-4192
Characters
Claw, Prince Gamilkyn

Credits

Writing
David Michelinie, scripter
Art
Ernie Chan, line art [as Ernie Chua]
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
Paul Levitz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Claw the Unconquered (DC, 1975 series) #7 (May-June 1976)
The People of the Maelstrom
Show/hide 4. The Jaws of Doom (Bomba The Jungle Boy) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bomba The Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Bomba; Doto (monkey); Tiki (parrot); Jojasta; Jasper Crane; Gibo; Kokor (jaguar); Kawkaw (condor); Long Legs (rhea)

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Leo Summers, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Bomba the Jungle Boy (DC, 1967 series) #1 (September-October 1967)
The Jaws of Doom
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #62 ([June 1970?])
The Jaws of Doom

Synopsis

Bomba and his animal friends help to lead a trio of explorers to the Incan temple of Xamza, but Jojasta, the evil medicine man also wants to find the temple, which holds a great treasure. Bomba learns that Crane and Jojasta have been secret allies so they can keep the treasure betwen them, but Jojasta turns on Crane so he can keep it all.

Notes

Artwork on the first page of this story has been crudely extended to fill the space of the indicia in the original printing. A circle with the words "Part II" has been removed from page 12. Bomba the Jungle Boy was based on series of boy’s adventure novels beginning in 1926 by written by Roy Rokwood and published by Stratemeyer Syndicate. It became a movie series starting in 1949 by Monogram Pictures.

Show/hide 5. Look for the Exciting Superman Comics [Murray Comics] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages
Show/hide 6. Find Out if You Dare [Mighty Murray Mystery Comics] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

"Find out if you dare what terror awaits you as you turn each heart pounding page in… Mighty Murray Mystery Comics. Available at newsagents."

Details

Printed
1981 to 1982
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Find Out if You Dare [Mighty Murray Mystery Comics]
Show/hide 7. God of Vengeance (Captain Fear) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Fear
Genre
Adventure
Code
J-1872

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter (part 1)
 
Steve Skeates, scripter (part 2)
Art
Alex Niño, line art
Text
Marcos Pelayo, letterer [as Marcuz]
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #426 (February 1973)
God of Vengeance
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #427 (April-May 1973)
His Daughter's Keeper!

Notes

The 7.5 pages of the first part are reprinted fully. To merge the stories, the bottom half of page one in the second part has been omitted, including part of a panel of art, the title and the credits. The Marcuz credit is from the second episode of the original printing in Adventure Comics #427..

Show/hide 8. Pirate's Revenge (Captain Fear) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Fear
Genre
Adventure
Code
J-3005

Credits

Writing
Steve Skeates, scripter
Art
Alex Niño, line art
Text
Marcos Pelayo , letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #429 (September-October 1973)

Synopsis

Captain Fear is captured and sold into slavery.

Notes

This is the third Captain Fear story -- there wasn't an episode in Adventure Comics #428.

Show/hide 9. Get into Action [Murray Comics] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1982
Genre
Superhero
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Get into Action [Murray Comics]
Show/hide 10. The Hubba Bubba Gumfighter Comes to Town [Four great flavours] Advertisement, 1 page

""He's here…!" "Hi! I'm the Hubba Bubba Gumfighter! … Now in four great flavours!"

Details

Printed
1982
Genre
Western
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The Hubba Bubba Gumfighter Comes to Town [Four great flavours]

Notes

This is a Hubba Bubba advertisement in comic format.


Notes

The inside front cover of this issue is an advertisement for Oxford Stamp Co., Blaxland.

This issue was classified as unrestricted in the Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney), Friday 3 December 1982 (#168).

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 2894

Entry created

  • 11/12/2005

Cover added

  • 26/09/2016

Index completed

  • 09/09/2010

Last updated

  • 26/09/2019