Doomsday #8

Published
April 1973
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
This Publication is Rated M for the Mature Reader
 
This Publication is Rated M for the Mature Reader

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Phantom of Disaster! Cover, 1 page

"Phantom of Disaster! I am the Genie... The Locked Door..."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 1. Savage Tales No. 2 [Pulse-Pounding] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Pulse pounding… Savage Tales Number Two. Conan the Barbarian Starring in: Savage Tales. Rogues in the House. The Day of the Red Death. This day would mark the final encounter of… The Sword and the Sorcerers! Hard-hitting tales of fantastic adventure with savage pulse-pounding illustrations. This publication is rated M for the mature reader. On sale now 30c"

Details

Printed
1974?
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
More...
Savage Tales No. 2 [Pulse-Pounding]

Notes

This series reprinted predominantly Marvel material at the time of this advertisement.

Show/hide 2. From Beyond the Brink! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Digger (host)

Credits

Writing
Johnny Craig, scripter
Art
Johnny Craig, line art
 
Johnny Craig, penciller
 
John Buscema, penciller (re-touches)
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tower of Shadows (Marvel, 1969 series) #1 (September 1969)
From Beyond the Brink
Also printed
United States
Tower of Shadows [Special] (Marvel, 1971 series) #1 (December 1971)
From Beyond the Brink
Show/hide 3. The Locked Door Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Reprint history

First print
United States
Worlds of Fear (Fawcett, 1952 series) #6 (September 1952)
The Locked Door
Show/hide 4. The City of the Dead! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host)

Credits

Art
Marvin Stein , line art
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, Editor [as V. A. Provisiero]
 
Al Jetter, Art Editor
Management
Will Lieberson, Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #10 (April 1953)
The City of the Dead!
Also printed
Australia
Monster Hunters (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([1978?])
The City of the Dead!
 
Australia
Ghostly Tales Album (Murray, 1981) (January 1981)
The City of the Dead!
Show/hide 5. The Unseen Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 6. I-Am-The-Genie! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
T-559

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Steve Ditko, inker
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8 (March 1960)
I – Am – The – Genie!
Printed in
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 (November 1970)
I-Am-the-Genie!
Also printed
United States
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
I-Am-The-Genie!

Synopsis

A criminal finds a genie and uses it to wreak havoc, but when he goes too far he takes the genie’s place in the bottle.

Notes

Story continues in Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #9 ("Return of the Genie!").

Show/hide 7. Phantom of Disaster! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host)

Credits

Editing
Ginny Provisiero, Editor [as V. A. Provisiero]
 
Al Jetter, Art Editor
Management
Will Lieberson, Executive Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #10 (April 1953)
Phantom of Disaster!
Also printed
Australia
Super Giant Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #26 ([January 1978?])
Phantom of Disaster
Show/hide 8. The Super Eight [New Ideas series] Advertisement, 1 page

"To make everything in your House & Garden lovely… New Ideas for Making Old Furniture New… Luxury Look Kitchens… Decorating an Apartment… Cooking with a Continental Flair… Swimming Pools… Luxury Look Curtains…. Luxury Look Bathrooms… Exterior Updating."

Details

Printed
1973
More...
The Super Eight [New Ideas series]

Notes

These 100 page magazine format books are "An Australian House & Garden Publication", part of the KG Murray publishing group. Luxury Look Curtains and Luxury Look Kitchens are by Margaret Masters.

Show/hide 9. Scientific Publications [We've written a book about your car] Advertisement, 1 page

"55 titles and a new one each month. We've written a book about your car… A 'scientific motor manual'…"

Details

Printed
1973
Genre
Car
More...
Scientific Publications [We've written a book about your car]

Notes

"Scientific Publications Pty. Ltd" is an imprint/division of the KG Murray. The company's 1962 Annual Report states: "In February 1962, Publishers Holdings Ltd. entered into an agreement to acquire the business of Scientific Magazines Publishing Company Pty. Ltd., a long established company engaged in the production of automobile technical manuals. The company had so mastered the technique in this field that its products were in demand in the United Kingdom and the United states…"


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