Beast of Darkness

Published
September 1981
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

""Amazing--! I've never seen a skull like this before... Neigher man nor beast! What type of creature could it have been?""

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Dick Giordano
Editing
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #213 (August 1981)
Untitled (Cover)
Show/hide 1. The Skull That Lived! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-6629

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
Art
Tom Mandrake
Editing
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #213 (August 1981)
*The Skull That Lived
Show/hide 2. Bray of the Phantom Beast Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
B-2504

Credits

Art
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghosts (DC, 1971 series) #45 (January-February 1976)
Bray of the Phantom Beast
Show/hide 3. Alligator Alley Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Bill Kelly
G Lovell
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Editing
Dave Manak

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #218 (January 1982)
Alligator Alley
Show/hide 4. Pipeline to Hell Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Dan Mishkin
Gary Cohn
Art
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colours
Bob LeRose
Editing
Karen Berger

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #301 (February 1982)
Pipeline To Hell
Show/hide 5. The Strange Guide Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Bill Kelley [as Bill Kelly]
Art
Nestor Malgapo
Editing
Dave Manak

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #220 (March 1982)
The Strange Guide
Show/hide 6. Freak-Out! Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-1939

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
Art
Alex Nino
Editing
Joe Orlando
Paul Levitz (assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1969 series) #128 (February 1975)
Freak-Out!
Show/hide 7. Hair Apparent! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-7050

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Art
Dan Spiegle
Colours
Bob Le Rose
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #292 (May 1981)
Hair Apparent!
Show/hide 8. Bugged! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-7865

Credits

Script
Bruce Jones
Art
Gerry Talaoc
Editing
Karen Berger

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #303 (April 1982)
Bugged!
Show/hide 9. Open Season Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-6651

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #288 (January 1981)
Open Season
Show/hide 10. Catch as Cats Can! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-3328

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Luis Dominguez
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1969 series) #125 (November 1974)
Catch as Cats Can!
Show/hide 11. Slaugtherhouse Arena! [Slaughterhouse Arena!] Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-7465

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #214 (September 1981)
Slaughterouse Arena

Notes

The title of this story includes a typo.

Show/hide 12. Falling Down to Heaven… Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Job code
J-6944

Credits

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Art
Brian Bolland
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Len Wein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Madame Xanadu (DC, 1981?) #1 ([April] 1981)
Falling Down to Heaven...

Notes

Originally intended for an issue of the cancelled Mystery in Space (DC, 1980 series).

Show/hide 13. Poppa Provides Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-6428

Credits

Script
Charlie Seeger
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani
Letters
Shelly Leferman
Editing
Jack C. Harris

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #207 (February 1981)
Poppa Provides
Show/hide 14. Act of Contrition Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Job code
J-1589

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Marc Silvestri
Inks
John Celardo
Letters
P. Bernard Jr.
Editing
Dave Manak

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #222 (May 1982)
Act of Contrition

Synopsis

A police Lieutenant finds out his brother is a vampire.

Show/hide 15. Look for this Comic Next Month [The House of Secrets] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1981
Genre
Horror-Suspense
More...
Look for this Comic Next Month [The House of Secrets]
Show/hide 16. Murray the Cat Fan Club [red] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Hey look who's here…its Murray the Cat. So Come on gang and join the Murray the Cat Fan Club and you will receive * One comic every month for 12 months from a category of your choice * The Murray the Cat Membership Badge * Two additional recent comics delivered during the twelve months at no extra cost * One 53cm X 43cm Pin up Poster of Murray the Cat. All this for $9.60 per year *(Overseas $12.60)…"

Details

Printed
1982 to 1983
More...
Murray the Cat Fan Club [red]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33001

Entry created

  • 04/08/2007

Cover added

  • 16/05/2014

Index completed

  • 16/05/2014

Last updated

  • 16/05/2014