Call of the Monsters

Published
1980
Page count
68
Cover price
1.00 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine 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 Call of the Monsters Cover, 1 page

"Richard Karine, mystery writer, wrote the greatest horror story of his career... And was locked in a death-trap, when he heard the Call of the Monsters! ...page 2"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Also printed
Australia
The Devil's Triangle (Gredown, 1976? series) #7 ([1979?])
Black Light Terror
Show/hide 1. Call of the Monsters Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Walter Casadei

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Witches Tales (Harvey, 1951 series) #16 (November 1952)
Gateway To Death
First print
United States
Tales from the Tomb (Eerie, 1969 series) v2#5 (October 1970)
Call of the Monsters
Also printed
United States
Tales from the Tomb (Eerie, 1969 series) v4#2 (March 1972)
Call of the Monsters

Synopsis

After a series of rejects, a horror story writer writes a successful story based on a horrific nightmare he has. Turns out, however, that it wasn't a nightmare after all.

Show/hide 2. Welcome Home, Darling Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 3. Death's Shoes Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
? [Iger Shop]
Editing
Carl Bugos

Reprint history

First print
United States
Voodoo (Farrell, 1952 series) #9 (June 1953)
Death's Shoes
Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v2#6 (April 1968)
Death's Shoes
 
United States
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie, 1968 series) #Vol. 3 No. 2 (March 1970)
Death's Shoes
 
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v3#4 (July 1971)
Death's Shoes

Synopsis

A cruel count kills a cobbler after the poor man makes a pair of shoes for him that are a bit too tight - but the cobbler has the last laugh.

Show/hide 4. The Highwayman's Escape Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Don Karr
Art
Frank Thorne
Editing
Gray Morrow

Reprint history

First print
United States
Red Circle Sorcery (Archie, 1974 series) #8 (August 1974)
The Highwayman's Escape
Show/hide 5. Cult of the Cruel Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
? [Iger Shop]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Voodoo (Farrell, 1952 series) #17 (September-October 1954)
Cult of the Cruel
Also printed
United States
Tomb of Terror (Harvey, 1952 series) #2 (July 1952)
Cult of Evil
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v2#2 (April 1967)
Cult of the Cruel
 
Australia
Call of the Monsters (Gredown/Boraig, 198-? series) ([1980?])

Synopsis

A businessman traveling in India learns the secrets of the thugee then returns home to begin his career as a murderer.

Show/hide 6. The Blind Terror Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science Fiction; Horror

Credits

Art
Walter Casadei

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tomb of Terror (Harvey, 1952 series) #7 (January 1953)
The Eyeless Ones
First print
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v7#5 (August 1973)
The Blind Terror
Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v11#2 (June 1978)
The Blind Terror

Synopsis

A crew exploring an unknown planet encounter underground tunnels swarming with eyeless humanoids

Show/hide 7. The Devil's Matchmaker Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
John Jacobson
Art
Sal Amendola
Editing
Gray Morrow

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mad House (Archie, 1974 series) #96 (November 1974)
The Devil's Matchmaker
Also printed
Australia
Call of the Monsters (Gredown/Boraig, 198-? series) ([1980?])
Show/hide 8. The Escape Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Winnie the Witch (host)

Credits

Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Editing
Sal Gentile

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1968 series) #19 (July 1971)
The Escape
Also printed
Australia
Call of the Monsters (Gredown/Boraig, 198-? series) ([1980?])
Show/hide 9. The Other Presence! (Fanfare Series) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fanfare Series
Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Ogden Whitney
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #172 (April-May 1967)
The Other Presence
Also printed
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (A-Plus, 1990 series) #4 (1991)
The Other Presence!
Show/hide 10. Search for a Victim Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-409
Characters
Winnie the Witch (host)

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Editing
Sal Gentile

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1968 series) #15 (November 1970)
Search for a Victim!
Also printed
Australia
Vault of Demons (Gredown, 1976 series) #3 (1977)
Search for a Victim!
Show/hide 11. The Doom Witch Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Cirilo Munoz ?
Editing
Carl Burgos
Ezra Jackson (art)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Beware (Trojan, 1953 series) #7 (January 1954)
Heads of the Dead
First print
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v2#4 (July 1970)
The Doom Witch
Also printed
United States
Terror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v3#6 (November 1971)
The Doom Witch
 
United States
Tales from the Tomb (Eerie, 1969 series) v5#5 (September 1973)
The Doom Witch

Synopsis

After killing a sacred tiger that a local witch doctor forbade them to hunt, a white hunter is cursed with 4,000 years of evil. "Black witchcraft and ancient devil lore play horrible tricks on the white hunter. Ach so, you don't believe, eh? YOU are now a tiger! How do you like them apples?"


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 52698

Entry created

  • 21/11/2010

Cover added

  • 05/04/2016

Index completed

  • 21/11/2010

Last updated

  • 05/04/2016