Doomsday #5

Published
October 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover City of Fearful Night. The Store at the Cemetery. Vampire's Daughter. Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
? (photograph)
Colours
? (photograph)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Door Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Bud Thompson
Editing
Will Lieberson (original Executive Editor)
V. A. Provisiero
Al Jetter (original Art Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #12 (August 1953)
The Door

Synopsis

American writer Richard Mord visits the castle of Valord, home of the vampire lady Siroon. There he discovers the entrance to the beyond, hidden behind a strange door. When he returns for a second visit, the demons greet him all too familiar...

Show/hide 2. City of Fearful Night Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily
Editing
Will Lieberson (original executive editor)
Roy Ald
Al Jetter (original art editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Worlds of Fear (Fawcett, 1952 series) #2 (January 1952)
City of fearful Night

Synopsis

Frank Thompson misses his plane and travels by train instead. But since the plane crashes and he should have been among the victims, he is taken to a strange city of lost souls - where he has to run for his life.

Show/hide 3. The Store at the Cemetery Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Editing
Will Lieberson (original Executive Editor)
V. A. Provisiero
Al Jetter (original Art Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #12 (August 1953)
The Store at the Cemetery

Synopsis

A society lady wants to show off with an exquisite piece of pottery for her dinner party. She seeks the services of a ghoulish potter living next to a graveyard. He does create something unique.

Show/hide 4. Comeback! (The Thing) Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 5. Vampire's Daughter! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Editing
Will Lieberson (original executive editor)
V.A. Provisiero
Al Jetter (original art director)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Stories From Another World (Fawcett, 1952 series) #5 (February 1953)
Vampire's Daughter!
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday Annual (KG Murray, 1975? series) #1 ([November 1975?])
Vampire's Daughter!

Synopsis

Hollywood publicity moulds young lady Althea to star in a vampire movie. The rumor is spread that Althea really is a vampire. Then a tragic death occurs.

Show/hide 6. The Walking Cadaver (The Thing) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Thing
Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Bob McCarty
Editing
Will Lieberson (original executive editor)
V.A. Provisiero
Al Jetter (original art director)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Beware! Terror Tales (Fawcett, 1952 series) #7 (May 1953)
The Walking Cadaver
Also printed
Australia
Super Giant Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #23 ([November 1976?])
The Walking Cadaver

Synopsis

Hiram Gehr has built a machine to transmigrate souls of old men into the bodies of deceased young men. They pay him for this service to feel young again. When Gehr gets greedy, his customers protest and things get out of hand.

Show/hide 7. Operation Massacre (The Thing) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Thing
Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
John Belfi (signed)
Editing
Alfred V. Fago (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #9 (July 1953)
Operation Massacre

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 35222

Entry created

  • 04/12/2007

Cover added

  • 10/05/2018

Index completed

  • 21/04/2014

Last updated

  • 21/04/2014