Ripley's Believe It or Not! #1

United States

Western Publishing

United States

Published
June 1965
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19230

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

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Show/hide 1. Untitled [The Memorial to a Ghost] (Ripley's Believe It or Not!) Text article, 1 page

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, line art (newspaper strip reprint, 3 panels)
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inside front cover

Show/hide 2. The Mummy's Hand (True Ghost Stories) Comic story, 7 pages

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True Ghost Stories

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George Evans, line art
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Text
Ben Oda, letterer

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Also printed
United States
Mystery Comics Digest (Western, 1972 series) #4 (June 1972)
The Mummy's Hand  (revised layout=17 pages; original layout=7 pages)
 
United States
Ripley's Believe It or Not True Ghost Stories (Western, 1979 series) #11186 [1] (1977)
The Mummy's Hand
Printed in
Ripley's Believe It or Not! (Western, 1965 series) #81 (September 1978)

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Cover story

Show/hide 3. Untitled [The Ghost Rider of Irun] (Ripley's Believe It or Not!) Text article, 1 page

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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Show/hide 4. The Ghost Ship Comic story, 4 pages

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Paul S. Newman , scripter
 
Larry Ivie , scripter (see notes)
Art
Wally Wood, line art
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, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

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Also printed
United States
Mystery Comics Digest (Western, 1972 series) #1 (March 1972)
The Ghost Ship
 
United States
Ripley's Believe It or Not! (Western, 1965 series) #80 (August 1978)
The Ghost Ship
 
United States
Ripley's Believe It or Not True Ghost Stories (Western, 1979 series) #11186 [1] (1977)
The Ghost Ship

Notes

Ivie credit per article in Alter Ego # 152, May 2018. Newman is credited in biblio published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 30, No. 10, October 2019.

Show/hide 5. The Flaming Scar (True Ghost Stories) Comic story, 5 pages

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True Ghost Stories

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Al Williamson, line art
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, colourist
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Also printed
United States
Mystery Comics Digest (Western, 1972 series) #4 (June 1972)
The Flaming Scar  (revised layout=14 pages; original layout=5 pages)
 
United States
Ripley's Believe It or Not! (Western, 1965 series) #80 (August 1978)
The Flaming Scar
 
United States
Ripley's Believe It or Not True Ghost Stories (Western, 1979 series) #11186 [1] (1977)
The Flaming Scar
Printed in
Al Williamson Forbidden Worlds (Pure Imagination, 2009 series) #[nn] (2009)
Show/hide 6. The Phantom Visitor (True Ghost Stories) Comic story, 3 pages

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True Ghost Stories

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Frank Bolle, line art
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Also printed
United States
Mystery Comics Digest (Western, 1972 series) #4 (June 1972)
The Phantom Visitor  (revised layout=9 pages; original layout=3 pages)
 
United States
Ripley's Believe It or Not! (Western, 1965 series) #80 (August 1978)
The Phantom Visitor
 
United States
Ripley's Believe It or Not True Ghost Stories (Western, 1979 series) #11186 [1] (1977)
The Phantom Visitor
Show/hide 7. Untitled [Ghost in a Cemetery] (Ripley's Believe It or Not!) Text article, 1 page

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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Show/hide 8. The Woman in the Tomb Comic story, 3 pages
Show/hide 9. The Message from Beyond Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 10. Untitled [The Sentry Who Was Saved by a Ghost!] (Ripley's Believe It or Not!) Text article, 1 page

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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inside back cover

Show/hide 11. Skulduggery (Ripley's Believe It or Not!) Text article, 1 page

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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back cover


Notes

Title in indicia: RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT TRUE GHOST STORIES. On-sale date from 1965 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 90553

Entry created

  • 10/10/2021

Cover added

  • 10/10/2021

Index completed

  • 10/10/2021