Haunted Tales #5

Published
February 1974
Page count
68
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
This Publication is Rated M for the Mature Reader

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
, line art (Australian composition)
 
Jon Blummer, line art (vampire)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Parts of this cover image are from the story 'The Wings of Darkness' in this issue.

Show/hide 1. Savage Tales No. 6 [Pulse-Pounding] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Conan the Barbarian starring in: Savage Tales… Hard-hitting tales of fantastic adventure with savage pulse-pounding illustrations…"

Details

Printed
1974? to 1971?
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
More...
Savage Tales No. 6 [Pulse-Pounding]
Show/hide 2. The Wings of Darkness Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Marge Davis; Terry Winslow; the Vampire

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jon Blummer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #13 (January 1953)
The Wings of Darkness
Also printed
United States
Chilling Tales of Horror (Stanley Morse, 1969 series) v1#7 (December 1970)
Wings of Darkness
 
Australia
Chilling Tales of Horror (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #6 ([1978?])
Wings of Darkness

Notes

This sequences is probably sourced from the reprint in Chilling Tales of Horror (Stanley Morse, 1969 series) #v1#7.

Show/hide 3. The Zombie's Revenge Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Tom; Armand Duprez; Marie Duprez; Charles Duprez; Lucien; Joe

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes , scripter
Art
Charles Nicholas, penciller
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #5 (October-November 1952)
The Zombie's Revenge
Show/hide 4. A Hex on My Brother! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes , scripter
Art
Frank Simienski, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #5 (October-November 1952)
The Hex of Horror
First print
United States
Chilling Tales of Horror (Stanley Morse, 1969 series) v2#5 (October 1971)
A Hex on My Brother!
Also printed
Australia
Shock: Chilling Tales of Horror & Suspense (Yaffa/Page, 1976? series) #5 ([1977?])
A Hex on My Brother

Notes

This printing also includes the title 'The Hex of Horror' in the introductory text box, which was the title in the original printing in Out of the Night (American Comics Group, 1952 series) #5 (October-November 1952).

Show/hide 5. Out of Focus Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Petrizza, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stanley Morse, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Mysteries (Stanley Morse, 1952 series) #9 (March 1954)
Out of Focus
Also printed
United States
Shock (Stanley Morse, 1969 series) v1#1 (May 1969)
Out of Focus
 
Australia
Haunted Tales (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([February 1974?])
Show/hide 6. Priestess of the Sphinx Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Characters
Kenneth Walton; Nubia; Betty; Imhotep; Abdullah

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Al Camy, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #5 (March-April 1952)
Priestess of the Sphinx
Also printed
United States
Chilling Tales of Horror (Stanley Morse, 1969 series) v2#4 (June 1971)
Priestess of the Sphinx
Show/hide 7. One against Death Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Steve Rodney; Mitchell [crooked foreman]; Mr. Chase

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Lin Streeter, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Theodore S. Hecht, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Chilling Tales of Horror (Stanley Morse, 1969 series) v1#7 (December 1970)
One Against Death
Also printed
United States
Spy-Hunters (ACG, 1949 series) #17 (April-May 1952)
One Against Death
 
Australia
Chilling Tales of Horror (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #6 ([1978?])
One Against Death
Show/hide 8. The Vampire's Fate! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes , scripter
Art
Milt Knopf , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #2 (April-May 1952)
The Vampire's Fate
Show/hide 9. The Eyes of Hell Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Elaine Johnson; Pete; Mr. Dolan; Don Powell; Chesty Rogers; Steve

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Charles Sultan, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #37 (November 1952)
The Eyes of Doom

Notes

This retitled version of the story might be sourced from a Stanley Morse reprint.

Show/hide 10. The Evil Secret of Black Hollow Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Elsa; Don; Belford

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jon Blummer, line art
Text
Ed Hamilton , letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [credited as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghoul Tales (Stanley Morse, 1970 series) #5 (July 1971)
Evil Secret of Black Hollow

Notes

This story also includes the title 'Terror in Black Hollow!' in the introductory text box, which was the title when the story was first published in Skeleton Hand in Secrets of the Supernatural (American Comics Group, 1952 series) #3 (January-February 1953).

Show/hide 11. Doomsday [Spine Tingling] [No. 9] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1975?
More...
Doomsday [Spine Tingling] [No. 9]

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 38871

Entry created

  • 02/11/2010

Cover added

  • 02/02/2020

Index completed

  • 02/11/2010

Last updated

  • 02/02/2020