Scary Tales #4

Published
May 1978
Page count
68
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Lure of the Swamp! Cover, 1 page

"Ezekiel dreaded the hideous creature rising from the ancient slime…"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Jack Abel, line art [attributed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original editor [as George R. Wildman]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Haunted (Charlton, 1971 series) #8 (October 1972)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Lure of the Swamp (Impy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Impy
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-3313

Credits

Writing
Nicola Cuti, scripter
Art
Jack Abel, penciller
 
Nicola Cuti, inker
Text
Jack Abel , letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original editor [as George R. Wildman]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Haunted (Charlton, 1971 series) #8 (October 1972)
Lure of the Swamp
Also printed
United States
Haunted (Charlton, 1971 series) #40 (February 1979)
Lure of the Swamp
 
Australia
The Monster on the Moor (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Lure of the Swamp
Show/hide 2. Distress Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-7246

Credits

Writing
Paul Kupperberg, scripter
Art
Mike Zeck, line art
Editing
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #3 (December 1975)
Also printed
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #24 (February 1981)
Show/hide 3. What's Inside Roger (Countess von Bludd) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Countess von Bludd
Genre
Occult
Code
D-7216
Characters
Countess von Bludd (host)

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Management
George Wildman, original Managing Editor [as George R. Wildman]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #5 (April 1976)
What's Inside Roger?
Also printed
Australia
Night of Terror (Gredown, 1979?) (1979)
What's Inside Roger?
 
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #25 (April 1981)
What's Inside Roger?
Show/hide 4. The Garden of 1,000 Delights Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Sal Gentile, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Haunted (Charlton, 1971 series) #5 (April 1972)
Also printed
United States
Haunted (Charlton, 1971 series) #34 (February 1978)
Show/hide 5. Glory Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-847

Credits

Art
Pat Boyette, line art
Text
Pat Boyette, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #75 (September 1969)
Show/hide 6. Valley of Death Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-6990

Credits

Writing
Paul Kirchner, scripter
Art
Paul Kirchner, line art
Editing
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #2 (October 1975)
Also printed
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #17 (December 1978)

Synopsis

Chico Sanchez outdraws Death in a gunfight. He then learns that anyone who kills Death becomes the new Death.

Show/hide 7. The Hades Germ Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 8. The Wedding Gift (Countess Von Bludd) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Countess Von Bludd
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Countess Von Bludd

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Demetrio Sánchez Gómez, line art [signed as Demetrio]
Text
Ray Burzon, letterer
Management
George Wildman, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #1 (August 1975)
The Wedding Gift
Also printed
Australia
Pit of Evil (Gredown, 1975 series) v1#2 ([July 1976?])
The Wedding Gift
 
Australia
Planet of Vampires (Gredown, 1975 series) v1#3 ([1976?])
The Wedding Gift
 
United States
Scary Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #1 (1977)
The Wedding Gift
 
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #28 (September 1981)
The Wedding Gift
 
Australia
Edge of Fear (Gredown/Boraig, 1984 series) ([1984?])
The Wedding Gift

Synopsis

The story of how Countess Von Bludd became a vampire.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated 1975.

Show/hide 9. A Bad Bargain (Dr. Graves [Host]) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Graves [Host]
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-5452

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Murray Postell, line art
Editing
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves (Charlton, 1967 series) #44 (January 1974)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 3098

Entry created

  • 08/04/2007

Cover added

  • 28/10/2017

Index completed

  • 09/04/2010

Last updated

  • 02/10/2019