Savage Tales #5

Published
June 1984
Page count
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
Australian Edition DC

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Home Is a Four Letter Word! (The Warlord) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Warlord
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Job code
J-4597
Characters
Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Professor Mariah Romanova (first appearance); Professor George Lakely (first appearance); Professor Richard Belding (first appearance); Professor Tor Olafson (first appearance)

Credits

Script
Mike Grell
Art
Mike Grell
Editing
Jack C. Harris

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Warlord (DC, 1976 series) #6
Home Is A Four Letter Word!
Also printed
United States
Warlord: The Savage Empire (DC, 1992 series)
Home Is A Four Letter Word

Synopsis

Introduction of Professor Mariah Romanova, who meets Morgan on the surface and then returns to Skartaris with him.

Show/hide 2. Slaves of the Golden Queen (Starfire) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Starfire
Genre
Superhero; Fantasy

Credits

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Vince Colletta
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
Starfire (DC, 1976 series) #4
Untitled (Cover)

Notes

Page 2 and 3 of original story combined into one page.

Show/hide 3. The Prophecy! (Young Fafhrd the Barbarian) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Young Fafhrd the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Job code
Z-169

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Art
Walter Simonson
Editing
Denny O'Neil

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sword of Sorcery (DC, 1973 series) #4
The Prophecy!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1974 series) #122
The Prophecy!

Synopsis

Young Fafhrd fights an ice serpent with swords and songs.

Show/hide 4. Invade the Inferno (The Stalker) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Stalker
Genre
Fantasy
Job code
J-4127

Credits

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando
Paul Levitz (assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Stalker (DC, 1975 series) #4
Invade The Inferno
Show/hide 5. The Battle of the Sexes (Anthro) Comic story, 23.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Anthro
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Howie Post
Art
Howie Post
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
Anthro (DC, 1968 series) #1
The Battle of the Sexes

Synopsis

Lart is crippled. Anthro meets Embra.

Show/hide 6. Murray the Cat Fan Club [Waterloo] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Come on gang and join the Murray the Cat Fan Club. For $9.60 (overseas $12.60) and you will receive: * A membership badge * 1 comic every month for 12 months from a category of your choice * 2 free recent comics delivered during the 12 months membership * a pin up poster. Tick one category: Animated Adventure Romance Horror. I would like to join the Murray the Cat Fan Club…"

Details

Printed
1982?
More...
Murray the Cat Fan Club [Waterloo]
Show/hide 7. Batman Comics [Federal Comics] (Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Batman Comics available at your newsagent now."

Details

Printed
1983
Genre
Superhero
More...
Batman Comics [Federal Comics]

Notes

Pencils: Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez; Inks: Dick Giordano


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 2898

Entry created

  • 11/12/2005

Cover added

  • 02/02/2014

Index completed

  • 02/02/2014

Last updated

  • 23/12/2016