Ghostly Tales Album

Published
January 1981
Page count
100
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Red) (Feb 1980–March 1982)
 
Murray Comics (Red) (Feb 1980–March 1982)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1339080

Credits

Editing
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Monsters Ride at Night Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Charlotte Jetter , letterer
Editing
, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #7 (October 1972)
Monsters Ride At Night

Notes

Cover recoloured and slightly altered.

Show/hide 1. The Monsters Ride at Night Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
[D-3242]
Characters
Mr. Bones (host); Hawg; Ziggy; Maxwell; Ambie; Anthony Blinn [Ghost]; Ape

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #7 (October 1972)
The Monsters Ride at Night
Also printed
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #57 (July 1981)
The Monsters Ride At Night

Synopsis

A demon worshipping biker gang terrorizes a small town.

Notes

Job number (D-3242) deleted from this reprint.

Show/hide 2. The Lonely Dead Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Randolph Cobb; Letitia Cobb; Louise; Charles; Leo Bengler; Aaron; Alan

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter [signed]
Art
Sanho Kim, line art [signed]
Text
Sanho Kim, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #6 (August 1972)
The Lonely Dead
Also printed
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #52 (September 1980)
The Lonely Dead

Synopsis

Four friends meet to try to discover the afterlife.

Notes

pp1: Stylised “Ghost Manor” wording, illustration of Mr. Bones (host), and Job number (D-2791) deleted. Story title, Mr. Bones words and creator credits moved to fill the page. pp2-7: All illustrations of Mr. Bones deleted throughout story and text/artwork rearranged/redrawn.

Show/hide 3. Fear Has 3 Dimensions! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-3483
Characters
Winnie the Witch (host); Ruvak Smith; Delilah Jahns; Gary Boyd;

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Wayne Howard, line art [signed]
Text
Wayne Howard, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Haunts (Charlton, 1971 series) #30 (March 1973)
Fear Has 3 Dimensions

Notes

All illustrations of Winnie the Witch (host) deleted from story and text/artwork rearranged/redrawn.

Show/hide 4. The Red Death Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
King George; Jester (unnamed)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Forgione, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Al Fago ), editor [as Alfred V. Fago (original editor]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #2 (April 1952)
The Red Death
Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #4 ([April 1974?])
The Red Death

Synopsis

A terrible and deadly plague ravages a medieval king's land. While his peasants die, the king holds a masquerade ball. But the "red death" enters as unwelcome visitor.

Notes

“The Thing” banner removed from every page of story.

Show/hide 5. A Man Who Was Here! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
[D-2603]
Characters
Jeff Roberts; Dave Bostwick; Mr. Case; Reb

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Haunts (Charlton, 1971 series) #24 (April 1972)
A Man Who Was Here!
Also printed
United States
Out of this World (Charlton, 1956 series) #3 (March 1957)
The Man Who Wasn't There

Notes

Job number (D-2603) deleted from this reprint. All illustrations of Winnie the Witch (host) deleted from story and text/artwork rearranged/redrawn. pp6: 2 x panels containing Winnie the Witch deleted, and remaining 4 panels rearranged with house advertisement placed on bottom tier.

Show/hide 6. The Strange Riddle of the Ghost Town Ghost Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense; western-frontier
Characters
Dude Fenley; Old Cady; Pancho; Sherrif (unnamed)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Belfi, penciller [signed]
 
Dick Giordano, inker [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Al Fago ), editor [as Alfred V. Fago (original editor]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #3 (June 1952)
Ghost Town Ghost

Synopsis

Western outlaw Dude Fenley and his gang murder the prospector Old Cady and take off with his gold by kidnapping a train. However a ghostly apparition derails the train.

Notes

“The Thing” banner removed from every page of story.

Show/hide 7. Return Visit! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
[D-2333]
Characters
‘Giggles’ Flinn; ‘Whitey’ Hasker; Anna Foster

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Haunts (Charlton, 1971 series) #23 (March 1972)
Return Visit!

Notes

Job number (D-2333) deleted from this reprint. All illustrations of Winnie the Witch (host) deleted from story and text/artwork rearranged/redrawn.

Show/hide 8. The Constant Eye Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Justin Westrum; Mack Wilson; Jacques

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Text
Ed Hamilton, letterer
Editing
Roy Ald, original Editor
 
Al Jetter, original Art Editor
Management
Will Lieberson, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #4 (April 1952)
The Constant Eye
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday (KG Murray, 1973 series) #12 ([December 1973?])
The Constant Eye
 
Australia
Doomsday (KG Murray, 1973 series) #12 ([December 1973?])

Synopsis

Justin Westrum murders his business partner Mack and disposes of his body in a nearby lake. But he is haunted by Mack's curse who swore to "keep an eye" on him. Becoming more and more paranoid, Westrum goes too far in his attempts to cover his tracks.

Notes

Splash page: original indicia removed - artwork extended at bottom. Story title and caption rearranged, and editorial credits deleted. “This Magazine is Haunted” banner removed from every page of story. All illustrations of Doctor Death (host) deleted from story and text/artwork rearranged/redrawn.

Show/hide 9. Partners! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
[D-3409]
Characters
Max Aarens; Henry Farr; Dr. Smith

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Haunts (Charlton, 1971 series) #29 (January 1973)
Partners!

Synopsis

Two gold prospectors find gold in northern Canada. When one kills the other so he can have all the gold, the slain prospector's ghost haunts the killer.

Notes

Job number (D-3409) deleted from this reprint. All illustrations of Winnie the Witch (host) deleted from story and text/artwork rearranged/redrawn.

Show/hide 10. The Fat Man! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Leo Main; Mrs. Tyran

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Leonard Frank, line art
Text
Ed Hamilton, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor
 
Al Jetter, original Art Editor
Management
Will Lieberson, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #10 (April 1953)
The Fat Man!
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday (KG Murray, 1973 series) #13 (February 1974)
The Fat Man!

Synopsis

Art painter Leo Main is threatened by his landlady Mrs. Tyran. He paints a murder scene involving her and an ominous fat man. The fat man becomes reality, though, and starts developing a will of his own.

Notes

Illustration of Dr. Death (host) removed from pp1. “This Magazine is Haunted” banner removed from every page of story.

Show/hide 11. Come Stay with Me Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
[D-4027]
Characters
Mr. Bones (host); Gustavius Johann De Witt; Frederick De Witt; Gerda De Witt; Oliver De Witt

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghost Manor (Charlton, 1971 series) #14 (September 1973)
Come Stay with Me
Also printed
United States
Scary Tales (Charlton, 1975 series) #30 (January 1982)
Come Stay With Me

Synopsis

Oliver De Witt breaks the curse of the De Witt family.

Notes

Job number (D-4027) deleted from this reprint.

Show/hide 12. The City of the Dead! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob McCarthy, line art
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor
 
Al Jetter, original Art Editor
Management
Will Lieberson, original 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
Doomsday (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #8 ([April 1973?])
The City of the Dead!
 
Australia
Monster Hunters (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([1978?])
The City of the Dead!

Synopsis

An adventurous photographer wants to take pictures of a mysterious, forbidden place called "City of the Dead" amidst a desert. He forces his entry by poisoning himself, but takes too high a dose and actually belongs in the realm of the dead.

Notes

Illustration of Dr. Death (host) removed from pp1. “This Magazine is Haunted” banner removed from every page of story.

Show/hide 13. Rydan's Folly! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
C-273
Characters
Larry Carr; Enid Carr; Lance Rydan

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Ray Burzon, letterer
Editing
Sal Gentile, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #76 (November 1969)
Rydan's Folly!

Notes

All illustrations of Mr. Dedd (host) deleted from story and text/artwork rearranged/redrawn.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 36124

Entry created

  • 13/03/2008

Cover added

  • 21/06/2015

Index completed

  • 05/09/2021

Last updated

  • 09/10/2023