Weird Mystery Tales Annual #2

Published
1976
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Silver Age 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 That Dead Old Gang of Mine Cover, 1 page

""That Dead Old Gang of Mine" "Come in! We've been waiting for you... Now the game can start! The stakes are your life!" She dared to defy superstition... By joining "the Friday the 13th Club" What Fearsome future awaits his... Shocking discovery, "I Married a Witch"?"

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
B-2356

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
Paul Levitz (assistant)
Carmine Infantino (publisher)
Sol Harrison (vice-president)
Jack Adler (production manager)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #162 (March-April 1975)
That Dead Old Gang of Mine
Show/hide 1. That Dear Old Gang of Mine Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-2256

Credits

Script
Carl Wessler
Art
Abe Ocampo
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #162 (March-April 1975)
That Dear Old Gang of Mine
Show/hide 2. The Wisdom of Many, The Wit of One Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-1673
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Doug Moench (Plot)
Frank Robbins
Art
Frank Robbins
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #228 (December 1974-January 1975)
The Wisdom of Many, The Wit of One
Show/hide 3. I Was a Spy for Them Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
J-3840
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Art
Mort Meskin
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #16 (August 1957)
I Was A Spy For Them
Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #2 ([November 1957?])
I Was a Spy for Them
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #229 (February-March 1975)
I Was A Spy For Them

Notes

This version has Cain added as host and is source from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #229 (February-March 1975).

Show/hide 4. The Fireworks Man! Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-3429
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Russell Carley (script continuity)
Michael Fleisher
Art
Gerry Talaoc
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #228 (December 1974-January 1975)
The Fireworks Man!
Show/hide 5. Friday the 13th Club Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
L-457

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #4 (June-July 1952)
Friday the 13th Club
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites, The 100-Page Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3 ([January 1958?])
Friday the 13th Club
 
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #162 (March-April 1975)
Friday the 13th Club

Notes

This printing is sourced from The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #162 (March-April 1975).

Show/hide 6. This One'll Scare You To Death! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-2038
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
David Kasakove (story idea)
Art
E. R. Cruz
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225 (June-July 1974)
This One'll Scare You To Death
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
This One'll Scare You to Death!
Show/hide 7. The Man Who Died Twice Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-2077
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Alfredo Alcala
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225 (June-July 1974)
The Man Who Died Twice
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
The Man Who Died Twice
Show/hide 8. The Dead Can Kill! (Cain's True Case Files) Comic story, 3 pages
Show/hide 9. Fireman, Burn My Child! Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-3201
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Russell Carley (Script Continuity)
Michael Fleisher
Art
Frank Thorne
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225 (June-July 1974)
Fireman, Burn My Child!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
Fireman, Burn My Child!
Show/hide 10. I Fell in Love with a Witch! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
L-457

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #1 (December 1951-January 1952)
I Fell in Love with a Witch!
Also printed
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #162 (March-April 1975)
I Fell in Love With A Witch

Notes

This printing is sourced from The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #162 (March-April 1975).

Show/hide 11. Mask of the Red Fox Comic story, 11.67 pages
Show/hide 12. Sour Note Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Cain

Credits

Script
E Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
George Roussos
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #179 (March-April 1969)
Sour Note
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #73 ([July 1969?])
Sour Note
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #229 (February-March 1975)
Sour Note!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Sour Note!

Notes

This printing is sourced from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #229 (February-March 1975).


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 35518

Entry created

  • 30/12/2007

Cover added

  • 13/09/2015

Index completed

  • 08/01/2013

Last updated

  • 13/09/2015