Weird Mystery Tales #29

Published
June 1977
Page count
68
Cover price
0.40 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/795803

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover What Haunted Herbert? Cover, 1 page

"Welcome to camp, boy! I'm your head counselor!"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-2915

Credits

Art
Jack Sparling, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #176 (November-December 1976)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Having A Wonderful Crime Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-2843

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
E. R. Cruz, line art [signed as ER Cruz]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor [as Murray Boltinoff]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #176 (November-December 1976)
Having a Wonderful Crime

Synopsis

A camp initiation goes horribly wrong.

Show/hide 2. Captives of the Ant Kingdom! Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-2055
Characters
Madden; King Pharaoh; Scott

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, Editor
 
Paul Levitz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #158 (July-August 1974)
Captives of the Ant Kingdom!

Synopsis

Scott and his partner search for a lost gold mine and battle giant ants.

Show/hide 3. Escape to Treachery Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-2621
Characters
Rafael; Pedro Ruiz

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter [as Jack Philips]
Art
Gerry Talaoc, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #176 (November-December 1976)
Escape to Treachery

Synopsis

Pedro has only weeks to live so he decides to assassinate El Presidente.

Show/hide 4. Slow to Strangle Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Code
B-2514

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
Romy Gamboa, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #178 (March-April 1977)
Slow To Strangle

Synopsis

When Flannery is executed he puts a curse on his accomplice.

Show/hide 5. What Haunted Herbert Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-1900
Characters
Herbert Rodman

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter [signed as Al Case]
Art
Jess Jodloman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #176 (November-December 1976)
What Haunted Herbert

Synopsis

A psychologist puts Herbert into a trance and makes him think he's gone into the past where he is going to be beheaded.

Show/hide 6. The Gift That Wiped Out Time Comic story, 7.67 pages
Show/hide 7. Danger: Nightmare Ahead Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Shawn Morrisey; Madame Amarantha

Credits

Writing
Carl Wessler, scripter
Art
E. R. Cruz, line art [signed as ER Cruz]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #178 (March-April 1977)
Danger: Nightmare Ahead

Synopsis

While hiding from the police, Shawn Morrisey hides in an old woman's apartment and she tells his fortune.

Show/hide 8. The Case of the Haunted Horse! (Sierra Smith Western Detective) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sierra Smith Western Detective
Genre
Detective-mystery; western-frontier
Characters
Sierra Smith

Credits

Writing
Joe Millard, scripter
Art
Alex Toth, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Dale Evans Comics (DC, 1948 series) #9 (January-February 1950)
The Case of the Haunted Horse!
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #444 (December 1974-January 1975)
The Case of the Haunted Horse!
Show/hide 9. The Demon Gun! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Characters
Jim Folson; John Ellis; Tiwa

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #30 (September 1954)
The Demon Gun!
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #36 (April 1961)
The Demon Gun!
 
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #159 (September-October 1974)
The Demon Gun

Synopsis

Jim Folson believes that big game hunter John Ellis has a magical gun that never misses.

Show/hide 10. Something's Alive in Volcano 13! Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Professor Eric Fielding; Joe Hiller; Dr. Susan Acres; Professor J.A. Pringle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #83 (February 1959)
Something's Alive in Volcano 13!
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #15 (July 1959)
Something's Alive in Volcano 13!
 
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #157 (May-June 1974)
Something's Alive In Volcano 13!

Synopsis

A reporter and two scientists use a digging machine to search for a scientist who went missing while exploring a volcano.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller
  • Brandon Viruet

AusReprints ID

  • 2808

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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