Weird Mystery Tales #17

Published
June 1975
Page count
52
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
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/795791

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Dark Secret of the Swamp Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-1836

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #152 (November 1973)
Dark Secret of the Swamp
Show/hide 1. Dark Secret of the Swamp Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-1644
Characters
Frank Mandrill; Manfred

Credits

Writing
Michael Fleisher, scripter [credited as Mike Fleisher]
Art
Alex Niño, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #152 (November 1973)
The Dark Secret of the Swamp

Synopsis

Frank hides out in the swamp and discovers the secrets of the old couple living in a forlorn house.

Show/hide 2. Death, Come Walk with Me! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Mr. Kroy

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
Art Saaf, line art
Text
Ray Holloway, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #135 (May 1972)
Death Come Walk With Me
Show/hide 3. Ghostly Miners Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Code
B-1155

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghosts (DC, 1971 series) #3 (January-February 1972)
Ghostly Miners

Synopsis

Are ghostly miners mining coal in Lions Coal Corporation mines?

Notes

Slightly altered from original printing in House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #35 (February 1955).

Show/hide 4. Photo Finish! Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-2017

Credits

Writing
Steve Skeates, scripter [credited]
Art
Mike Sekowsky, line art [credited]
 
, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Paul Levitz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #224 (April-May 1974)
Photo Finish!
Show/hide 5. The Monstrosity! Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-1611
Characters
Job NumberB-1611Genrehorror-suspenseCharacters

Credits

Writing
Carl Wessler, scripter [credited]
Art
Sonny Trinidad, line art [credited]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #146 (April 1973)
The Monstrosity!
Show/hide 6. Trade Practices Act 1974 Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Notice to Advertisers and Advertising Agents..."

Details

Printed
1975
More...
Trade Practices Act 1974

Notes

This advertisement appears to have run in most Murray comics from April 1975 to November 1975.

Show/hide 7. Night Stalker in Slim City Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-3419
Characters
Cain (host); Tyrone Flex; Neil Silver; Mr. Westlake; Loman

Credits

Writing
David Michelinie, scripter
Art
Frank Robbins, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Paul Levitz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #224 (April-May 1974)
Night Stalker in Slim City
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
Night Stalker in Slim City
Show/hide 8. The Night of the Teddy Bear! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-3285
Characters
Cain (host); Casper Twinge; Bob Edwin; Mr. Barnaby; Alice Twinge

Credits

Writing
Michael Fleisher, scripter [credited]
Art
Russell Carley, Art Continuity [credited]
 
Alfredo Alcala, line art [signed]
Text
Alfredo Alcala, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Paul Levitz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #222 (February 1974)
The Night of the Teddy Bear!
Show/hide 9. In 3 Weeks You Play Guitar (Melody Music) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Melody Music

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Issue includes Trade Practices Act advertisement.

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  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 31740

Entry created

  • 16/06/2007

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  • 13/09/2015

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Last updated

  • 23/08/2020