Ghostly Tales Album #12

Published
August 1980
Page count
100?
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Waiting Noose (Mr. Bones) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Bones
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Mr. Bones (host)

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #3 (February 1972)
The Waiting Noose
Show/hide 1. The Waiting Noose (Mr. Bones) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Bones
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-2352
Characters
Mr. Bones (host); Cyrus T. Shadd; Buckeye Jones; Charley

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #3 (February 1972)
The Waiting Noose
Also printed
Australia
Shudder Tales (Gredown, 1976 series) #1 ([1976?])
The Waiting Noose
 
Australia
Black Terror (Gredown, 1980?) ([1980?])
The Waiting Noose
 
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #60 (December 1981)
The Waiting Noose

Synopsis

Cyrus T. Shadd returns to the ghost town where he became rich only to find a ghostly posse waiting for him.

Show/hide 2. Along Came a Spider And… Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 3. No Other Man (Mr. Dedd) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Dedd
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
C-219
Characters
Mr. Dedd (host)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #75 (September 1969)
No Other Man!
Show/hide 4. Ghost of the Swamp Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Roy Ald, original Editor
 
Al Jetter, original Art Editor
Management
Ginny Provisiero, original Executive Editor [as V. A. Provisiero]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Worlds of Fear (Fawcett, 1952 series) #7 (November 1952)
Ghost of the Swamp
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #7 ([1973?])
 
Australia
Super Giant Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #24 ([January 1977?])
Show/hide 5. The Medallion (The Midnight Philosopher) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Midnight Philosopher
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-5108
Characters
Professor Coffin; Professor Dipalo; Mummy of Pharaoh Rank-Ah-Tut; Arachne; Doctor Brutrund; Professor Grant

Credits

Writing
Wayne Howard, scripter
Art
Wayne Howard, line art
Text
Wayne Howard, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Tales (Charlton, 1972 series) #12 (April 1975)
The Medallion
Also printed
United States
Midnight Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #12 (1978)
The Medallion
 
Australia
Fear Zone (Gredown, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Medallion

Synopsis

Professor Coffin attempts to bring the Mummy of Pharaoh Rank-Ah-Tut back to life.

Notes

Framing sequence.

Show/hide 6. The Red Army Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D6693
Characters
Janet Grant; Mr. Garret; Doc; Kamu; Lama

Credits

Writing
Nicola Cuti, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Tales (Charlton, 1972 series) #12 (April 1975)
The Red Army
Also printed
Australia
Crypt of Creatures (Gredown, 1976 series) #1 (1976)
 
United States
Midnight Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #12 (1978)
The Red Army
 
Australia
Fear Zone (Gredown, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Red Army
 
Australia
Fear Zone (Gredown, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Midnight Philosopher cont.

Synopsis

Mr. Garret escapes the army of red ants only to meet a worse fate.

Show/hide 7. The Snow Men! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-6710
Characters
Wang-Ti; Gina Diablo; Tom; Hardy

Credits

Writing
Nicola Cuti, scripter
Art
Don Newton, penciller
 
Dan Adkins, inker
Text
Don Newton, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Tales (Charlton, 1972 series) #12 (April 1975)
The Snow Men
Also printed
Australia
Crypt of Creatures (Gredown, 1976 series) #1 (1976)
The Snow Men!
 
Australia
Crypt of Creatures (Gredown, 1976 series) #1 (1976)
 
United States
Midnight Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #12 (1978)
The Snow Men!

Synopsis

Wang-Ti and his trained Yeti are tricked by the acheologists.

Show/hide 8. The Green Man (Midnight Philosopher) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Midnight Philosopher
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-6762
Characters
Professor Coffin; Archane; Hillary Timman; Merman

Credits

Writing
Wayne Howard, scripter
Art
Wayne Howard, line art
Text
Wayne Howard, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Tales (Charlton, 1972 series) #12 (April 1975)
The Green Man
Also printed
Australia
Tales of Horror (Gredown, 1975 series) v1#1 (July 1975)
The Green Man
 
United States
Midnight Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #12 (1978)
The Green Man
 
Australia
Fear Zone (Gredown, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Green Man

Synopsis

Archane learns the mystery behind the drownings.

Show/hide 9. The Flying Dutchman Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-1772
Characters
Mr. Dedd (host)

Credits

Writing
Pat Boyette , scripter
 
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Pat Boyette, line art
Text
Pat Boyette, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #73 (May 1969)
The Flying Dutchman

Notes

This is not the same story as in Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #144.

Show/hide 10. Death in a Darkroom Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-6102
Characters
Blue Beetle (cameo); E-Man (cameo); Captain Atom (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Nicola Cuti, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #21 (November 1974)
Death in a Darkroom
Also printed
Australia
Blade of Fear (Gredown, 1976 series) #2 (1976)
Death in a Darkroom

Notes

Blue Beetle, E-Man and Captain Atom are seen in the background of a parade. They are using their powers so it is not somebody dressing up for the parade. Alphonse Cuti is credited as technical advisor. Blue Beetle, E-Man and Captain Atom are seen in the background of a parade. They are using their powers so it is not somebody dressing up for the parade. Alphonse Cuti is credited as technical advisor.

Show/hide 11. Haunted Tales [Murray Comics] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1980
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  • 72333

Entry created

  • 09/03/2012

Cover added

  • 28/10/2017

Last updated

  • 25/02/2020