Weird Mystery Tales #5

Published
June 1973
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
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Deadly Widow's Web Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

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) #129 (November 1971)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Deadly Widow's Web! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-596

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #129 (November 1971)
The Deadly Widow's Web
Show/hide 2. I Wish I May, I Wish I Might Comic story, 3.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
G-350

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Mark Hanerfeld, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #197 (December 1971)
I Wish I May, I Wish I Might
Show/hide 3. All Favourites Comic [Batman] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Shattering Suspense Can your favourite super heros (sic) be destroyed as they fight evil?--Find out in every issue of All Favourites Comic"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
All Favourites Comic [Batman]

Notes

The Batman image is drawn from "Doom, What is Thy Shape" in The Brave and the Bold 76 (pencils: Mike Sekowsky; inks: Jack Abel). Thanks to Graeme Fitzgerald for identifying the source.

Show/hide 4. Seek Your Own Grave! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
B-539

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
Jerry Grandenetti, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #126 (August 1971)
Seek Your Own Grave!
Show/hide 5. Two Lives to Live! Comic story, 11.66 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
254
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Writing
Jack Oleck, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Nick Cardy, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Mark Hanerfeld, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #198 (January 1972)
Two Lives to Live!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2007)
Two Lives to Live!
Show/hide 6. Tip Top [Teen Titans] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Don't miss the fabulous adventures of the Teen Titans in every issue of Tip Top. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Tip Top [Teen Titans]

Notes

Image is from page 20 of Teen Titans #16, July-August 1968 (Kid Flash, Aqualad, Wonder Girl, Robin). Who would have thought "Superhero eats hot dog" could be turned into an advertisement? Image spotted by Mark Cannon.

Show/hide 7. An Old Chinese Custom Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
B-1304

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter [as Bill Dennehy]
Art
Fred Carrillo, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #138 (August 1972)
An Old Chinese Custom
Show/hide 8. Phony Face! (Cain) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cain
Genre
Occult
Code
J-1642
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell, scripter
Art
Gerry Talaoc, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Scott Nybakken, original editor (editor collected edition)

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Based on
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #205 (August 1972)
Phony Face!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2007)
Phony Face!
Show/hide 9. These Walls Shall Be Your Grave Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-772

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter [as Jack Phillips]
Art
Jerry Grandenetti, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #124 (April-May 1971)
These Walls Shall Be Your Grave
Show/hide 10. Look for These Exciting Comics [Lois Lane] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38040

Entry created

  • 18/07/2009

Cover added

  • 13/02/2012

Index completed

  • 13/02/2012

Last updated

  • 02/10/2020