Terror Tales Album #8

Published
October 1978
Page count
100
Cover price
0.75 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 Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
C-393

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #252 (May-June 1977)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The House Called Blefestry Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
Z-196

Credits

Script
Bill Kunkel
Art
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Letters
Alfredo Alcala ?
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #252 (May-June 1977)
The House Called Blefestry

Synopsis

Owen Sherwood is haunted by terrible nightmares, but when he consults a psychiatrist he learns that the nightmares are real.

Show/hide 2. The Wizard's Revenge Comic story, 7.67 pages
Show/hide 3. Grim Choice! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-3388

Credits

Script
Arnold Drake
Art
Frank Robbins
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #252 (May-June 1977)
Grim Choice!

Synopsis

After a plane crash in the mountains, Dolph Culhane is forced to eat the race horse he just bought in order to stay alive, but after he is rescued he learns that the horse was diseased, just as he starts to feel the symptoms himself.

Show/hide 4. The Swami of Broadway Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 5. The Girl in the Glass Sphere Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. Markham's Masterpiece Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Code
J-3365

Credits

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Frank Redondo
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #252 (May-June 1977)
Markham's Masterpiece

Synopsis

Stanley Markham steals sculptures done by an old lady and passes them off as his own. Eventually he murders her so she can't reveal the truth, but her ghost returns for revenge.

Show/hide 7. The Devil's Chessboard Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #12 (March 1953)
The Devil's Chessboard
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #29 ([February 1959?])
Devil's Chessboard
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #226 (August-September 1974)
The Devil's Chessboard
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
The Devil's Chessboard

Synopsis

Chess expert Alan Blake engages in a deadly game on the magical "devil's chessboard" where every lost piece equals a loss in real life. When Blake's queen is taken, his fiancée suffers a heart attack. She survives only, because Blake can promote a pawn to a queen.

Show/hide 8. Stamps of Doom! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 9. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Code
J-3900

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Bill Draut
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #252 (May-June 1977)
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow!

Synopsis

An evil baron steals the secret of foretelling the future from an alchemist, but it leads to his death.

Show/hide 10. Master of the Unknown Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 11. The Devil Strikes at My Old Kentucky Home! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-4578

Credits

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #252 (May-June 1977)
The Devil Strikes at My Old Kentucky Home!

Synopsis

The House of Mystery is scouted as a location for an amusement park, then for a movie, but Cain and his fellow weird inhabitants scare everyone away.


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AusReprints ID

  • 39831

Entry created

  • 05/08/2015

Cover added

  • 05/11/2017

Last updated

  • 14/04/2019