Weird Mystery Tales #40

Published
July 1979
Page count
64
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
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/795814

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #165 (June 1975)
Untitled

Notes

Note that the children have been removed from the raft in this reprint.

Show/hide 1. Death Rides the Raging Wind Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 2. Please, Don't Cry, Johnny! Comic story, 3 pages
Show/hide 3. Death-Calling Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
T-136

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
Ruben Yandoc
Editing
Tex Blaisdell
Paul Levitz (assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Mystery Tales (DC, 1972 series) #19 (June 1975)
Death-Calling
Show/hide 4. Flight Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
T-109

Credits

Script
Lee Marrs
Art
Lee Marrs
Letters
Lee Marrs
Editing
Tex Blaisdell
Paul Levitz (assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Mystery Tales (DC, 1972 series) #19 (June 1975)
Flight

Notes

The image of Eve as host has been removed from page one of this reprint.

Show/hide 5. Be It Ever So Humble... Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
G-458
Characters
Abel [host]

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Dick DIllin
Inks
Jack Abel
Editing
Joe Orlando
Mark Hanerfeld (assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1969 series) #96 (February-March 1972)
Be It Ever So Humble...
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Secrets (DC, 2008 series) #Volume One ([August] 2008)
Be It Ever So Humble...
From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1969 series) #96
Show/hide 6. Doomsday Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"What blood-thirsty Vampires and Ghoulish Ghosts lurk in the diabolical stories of... Doomsday Available at Newsagents"

Details

Printed
1979? to 1981
Genre
Horror
More...
Doomsday
Show/hide 7. Die Laughing Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-368

Credits

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Art
George Tuska
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #180 (July-August 1977)
Die Laughing!
Show/hide 8. The Man Nobody Could See! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 9. Phantom of the Iron Horseman Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-1548

Credits

Art
Gerry Talaoc
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghosts (DC, 1971 series) #14 (April 1973)
Phantom of the Iron Horseman

Synopsis

Did the ghost of Jashua's grandfather come back to signal to him that the railroad bridge was washed out?

Show/hide 10. A Demon Shared Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-5174

Credits

Script
Joe Gill
Art
Noly Panaligan
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #260 (September 1978)
A Demon Shared

Notes

The image of Cain has been removed from the first page of this story.

Show/hide 11. To Die of Laughter Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-2641

Credits

Script
George Kashdan [as Jack Phillips]
Art
E. R. Cruz
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #188 (November-December 1978)
To Die of Laughter
Show/hide 12. Sudden Madness Comic story, 1.66 pages

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano
Editing
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1969 series) #82 (October-November 1969)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Secrets (DC, 2008 series) #Volume One ([August] 2008)
Sudden Madness
From GCD
from House of Secrets (DC, 1969 series) #82

Notes

Abel has been removed from the first panel of this story.

Show/hide 13. Terror Tales [Unbranded] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Sensational Stories of Spine-chilling Suspense in... Terror Tales. Available at newsagents"

Details

Printed
1978? to 1980?
Genre
Horror
More...
Terror Tales [Unbranded]
Show/hide 14. Satan's Revenge Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
T-110
Characters
Eve [host]

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
E. R. Cruz
Letters
Erick Santos
Editing
Tex Blaisdell, Paul Levitz (assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Mystery Tales (DC, 1972 series) #17 (April 1975)
Satan's Revenge
Show/hide 15. Doomsday: Deadly, Damnable, Diabolical [No price] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Deadly, Damnable, Diabolical Doomsday Sensational stories of spine-chilling Suspense! This publication is rated M for the mature reader."

Details

Printed
1975? to 1979?
Genre
Horror
More...
Doomsday: Deadly, Damnable, Diabolical [No price]

Notes

This issue was classified as unrestricted in the Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney), Friday 13 July 1979 (#92).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35230

Entry created

  • 05/12/2007

Cover added

  • 03/04/2011

Index completed

  • 03/04/2011

Last updated

  • 01/09/2017