Swordsmen and Sorcerers

Published
1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Art
Josep Martí Ripoll, painter [signed as Marti Ripoll]

Reprint history

First print
Germany
Professor Zamorra (Bastei Verlag, 1974 series) #124 ([20 March 1979]) —Das Flammenschwert
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Here Comes Murray Comic story, 1 page

Reprint history

First print
Here Comes Murray (1981?-1982?)
Show/hide 2. Home World (Ironwolf) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ironwolf
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Code
Z-208

Credits

Writing
Howard Chaykin, plotter
 
Denny O'Neil , scripter [as Dennis O'Neil]
Art
Howard Chaykin, line art [signed]
Editing
Denny O'Neil , editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Worlds (DC, 1972 series) v3#10 (October-November 1974)
Home World
Show/hide 3. Labyrinth of the Grotto Minotaur! (Beowulf) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Beowulf
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Code
Z-299

Credits

Writing
Michael Uslan, scripter [credited]
 
Allan Asherman, idea [attributed] (idea)
Art
Ric Villamonte, line art [credited as Ricardo Villamonte]
 
Ric Estrada, layouts [credited]
 
Ric Villamonte, penciller [credited as Ricardo Villamonte]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Denny O'Neil, original editor [credited as Dennis O'Neil]
 
Allan Asherman, original Assistant Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Beowulf (DC, 1975 series) #6 (February-March 1976)
Labyrinth of the Grotto Minotaur!
Show/hide 4. The Sunset Doom of Dhylka-Ryn (Claw, the Unconquered) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Claw, the Unconquered
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Writing
David Michelinie, scripter
Art
Ernie Chan, line art
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
Paul Levitz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Claw the Unconquered (DC, 1975 series) #6 (March-April 1976)
The Sunset Doom of Dhylka-Ryn
Show/hide 5. Jungle Vengeance (Rima, the Jungle Girl) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rima, the Jungle Girl
Genre
Jungle
Code
K-1238
Characters
Rima

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Nestor Redondo, line art
 
Joe Kubert, layouts [attributed]
 
Nestor Redondo, penciller
Text
Erik Santos, letterer [as Erick]
Editing
Joe Kubert, original editor
 
Allan Asherman, original Editorial Assistant

Reprint history

First print
United States
Rima, the Jungle Girl (DC, 1974 series) #5 (December 1974-January 1975)
Jungle Vengeance
Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #119 ([May 1977?])
Jungle Vengeance
Show/hide 6. The Cloud of Hate! (Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
Genre
Sword & sorcery
Code
Z-167 ?

Credits

Writing
Fritz Leiber, author
 
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Sal Amendola, line art [as Chaykin Inc.]
 
Howard Chaykin, penciller [as Chaykin Inc.]
 
Walt Simonson, penciller [as Chaykin Inc.]
 
Sal Amendola, penciller [as Chaykin Inc.]
Text
Milt Snapinn , letterer
Editing
Denny O'Neil, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sword of Sorcery (DC, 1973 series) #4 (September-October 1973)
The Cloud of Hate!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1974 series) #120 ([April 1975?])
The Cloud of Hate

Synopsis

Fafhrd and the Mouser defeat an ectoplasmic cloud of murderous hatred.

Notes

Adapted from Leiber's "The Cloud of Hate."

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (The Time Journal) Comic story, 1 page

"When the flag went up over England's Globe Theatre, in the year 1602…"

Featuring

Feature
The Time Journal
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Editing
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Rip Hunter... Time Master (DC, 1961 series) #16 (September-October 1963)
"When the flag went up over England's Globe Theatre..."
Show/hide 8. Even a God May Die! (Hercules Unbound) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hercules Unbound
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
José Luis García-López, penciller [as Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez]
 
Wally Wood, inker
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hercules Unbound (DC, 1975 series) #6 (August-September 1976)
Even a God May Die!
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Metal Facts and Fancies) Comic story, 1 page

"If you wonder whether there is enough room for an angel to dance on the end of a needle…"

Featuring

Feature
Metal Facts and Fancies
Genre
Non-Fiction
Characters
Metal Men

Credits

Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Metal Men (DC, 1963 series) #1 (April-May 1963)
Metal Facts and Fancies

Notes

This is a feature on the history of metals. Metal Men appear on last panel.

Show/hide 10. Batman Family Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Batman Family 128 pages $2.00 Look. Now on sale at your newsagents. Games, puzzles, pin-ups See center."

Details

Printed
1982?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Batman Family

Notes

This advertisment replicates the cover of an oversized, tabloid edition comic. It is presumably a Christmas comic, given the border.


Notes

The stories conclude on the inside back cover.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen
  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 3043

Entry created

  • 08/11/2006

Cover added

  • 16/08/2015

Index completed

  • 08/11/2006

Last updated

  • 26/09/2019