Weird Mystery Tales #6

Published
August 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
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/795780

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Curse of the Black Cat Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
S-1618

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
Jack Adler, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #144 (February 1973)
Untitled
 
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #144 (February 1973)
Also printed
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #157 (May-June 1974)
Table of Contents  (as index page)

Notes

Credits from where reprint is taken

Show/hide 1. Curse of the Black Cat! Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-1545
Characters
Charcoal (cat); Johnny Dodge

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Ernie Chan, inker
Text
Jean Simek , letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #144 (February 1973)
 
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #144 (February 1973)
The Curse of the Black Cat
Show/hide 2. Sno' Fun! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humour; horror-suspense
Code
J-878
Characters
Cain (story host); Gregory (gargoyle); Dr. Wallace B. Peterson (scientist); Professor Strauss (scientist)

Credits

Writing
Sergio Aragonés, scripter
Art
Wally Wood, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Mark Hanerfeld, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #199 (February 1972)
Sno' Fun!

Synopsis

Dr. Wallace B. Peterson wants the fame of the discovery of a lost civilization in Antarctica for himself and so kills his colleague Professor Strauss. On the exploratory mission he is then captured and kept prisoner by that lost race of monstrous men who want to know everything about the outside world. A long time later he manages to escape but returning to civilization he doesn't feel well and goes to relax at the House of Mystery. There he finally melts to water having physically become like one of those lost men.

Show/hide 3. The Diary of a Dead Man! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-532
Characters
Mr. Crawford; Assistant State Attorney Barney Roberts; Rod Hathaway; Sheriff Blanton; Heloise Hathaway

Credits

Writing
Carl Wessler, scripter
Art
George Tuska, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #132 (February 1972)
The Diary of a Dead Man!

Synopsis

Barney Roberts tries to solve the death of Mr. Crawford.

Show/hide 4. Brief Visit Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
G-1001
Characters
Cain (host); Satan; Nilats (demon); Itepal (demon); Reltih (demon)

Credits

Writing
Sam Glanzman, scripter [credited]
Art
Sam Glanzman, line art [credited]
Text
Sam Glanzman , letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Mark Hanerfeld, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #198 (January 1972)
Brief Visit

Synopsis

Satan takes the form of man to walk the Earth for an hour.

Show/hide 5. The Vengeful Ghost of Glenville Gap! Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-250
Characters
Jud Harrow; Wayne Rutland; Grey; Mac Busby

Credits

Writing
Carl Wessler, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Text
Sid Greene , letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #128 (October 1971)
The Vengeful Ghost of Glenville Gap

Synopsis

Has the ghost of Jud Harrow returned from the grave to seek revenge on those that prosecuted him?

Notes

Greene draws the judge as a caricature of Julius Schwartz.

Show/hide 6. Million-Dollar Magic Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Code
J-1563
Characters
Cain (host); Caspar Creed; Jenkins; James Wood

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
Mark Hanerfeld, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #60 (March 1957)
Million-Dollar Magic
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #15 ([December 1957?])
Million-Pound Magic
First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #201 (April 1972)
Million-Dollar Magic  (Cain added as host for this reprint.)

Synopsis

Caspar Creed uses his fortune to find a magical artifact to give him back his youth.

Show/hide 7. For Better or Hearse Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-724
Characters
Merton Higby; Liz Higby; Elvira Craig; Letitia Parsons; Beth

Credits

Writing
Carl Wessler, scripter
Art
Werner Roth, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #133 (March 1972)
For Better or Hearse

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Armin Richter
  • Brandon Viruet
  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 35593

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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