Weird Ghostly Tales

Published
1985
Page count
84
Cover price
1.00 AUD; 1.20 NZD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size (205mm x 280mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Emeralds of Death Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. The Missing Emeralds Comic story, 11 pages
Show/hide 2. The Cobra Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
E. de Rande, scripter [as E. De Rande]
Art
Barnés, line art
Text
, typeset [as R. A. Victoria]

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #62 (August 1974)
La cobra
Also printed
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #16 (March 1975)
La cobra
Show/hide 3. When the Sea Goes Dry! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
, line art (Iger shop)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Fantasy (Farrell, 1852 series) #2 (October 1952)
Death Holds an Auction  (retitled and modified for Code-approval)
First print
United States
Strange Journey (Steinway, 1957 series) #1 (September 1957)
When the Sea Goes Dry!
Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v2#3 (June 1967)
When the Sea Goes Dry
 
United States
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie, 1968 series) v2#4 (September 1969)
When the Sea Goes Dry
 
United States
The Heap (Skywald, 1971 series) #1 (September 1971)
When The Sea Goes Dry

Notes

This story from Strange Journey #1 was originally printed as "Death Holds an Auction" in Strange Fantasy (Farrell, 1952 series) #2 (October 1952). The art is the same as the original, with changes to the dialogue and title for Code approval.

Show/hide 4. The Ghost-Killer Who Vanished! Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Kurato Osaki]
Art
Chic Stone, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]
 
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #146 (February 1964)
The Ghost-Killer Who Vanished*
Show/hide 5. Ghouls Castle Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 6. The Transplants Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense; Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
, line art [signed as Red]
 
, line art [signed as Red]

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #57 (June 1974)
Los trasplantes
Also printed
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #16 (March 1975)
Los trasplantes
Show/hide 7. Which Witch is Which? Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Kurato Osaki]
 
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Kurato Osaki]
Art
Paul Reinman, line art
 
Paul Reinman, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #174 (August 1967)
Which Witch Is Which?
Show/hide 8. The Bloody Nightmare Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Cirilo Muñoz, line art [signed as Cirilo Munoz]
 
Cirilo Muñoz, line art [signed as Cirilo Munoz]
Editing
Carl Burgos, editor
 
Ezra Jackson, Art Editor
 
Carl Burgos, editor
 
Ezra Jackson, Art Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #18 (July 1953)
The House
First print
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v4#6 (October 1972)
The Bloody Nightmare

Notes

Pre-code reprint with new title and art, based on "The House!" from Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1951 series) #18 (July 1953).

Show/hide 9. Spirit's Return Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
D-8156

Credits

Writing
Wayne Howard , scripter
 
Wayne Howard , scripter
Art
Wayne Howard, line art
 
Wayne Howard, line art
Editing
George Wildman, editor
 
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #124 (December 1976)
Spirit's Return
Also printed
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #35 (November 1982)
Spirit's Return

Synopsis

Different types of ghosts are explained.

Show/hide 10. Death Dances the Samba! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
José García, scripter
 
José García, scripter
Art
J. Sardá, line art
 
J. Sardá, line art

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #46 (December 1973)
La muerte baila una samba
Also printed
Spain
Panico (Vilmar, 1975 series) #10 (June 1976)
La muerte baila una samba

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 75661

Entry created

  • 02/10/2012

Cover added

  • 17/05/2014

Index completed

  • 17/05/2014

Last updated

  • 07/07/2023