Blade of Fear #8

Published
1978
Page count
?
Cover price
0.55 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Rated A for Adult Readers [circle]
 
Rated A for Adult Readers [circle]
Trove version
trove.nla.gov.au/version/187638745

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. The Screaming Skulls! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Richard Hughes?
Art
Bob Forgione
Editing
Richard Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #13 (March 1954)
Show/hide 2. The Street That Was Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Sam Citron
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #30 (June 1954)
 
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #30 (June 1954)
The Street That Was
Show/hide 3. Death Mask! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #51 (January 1954)
Show/hide 4. Talent for Terror! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Ken Landau
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #49 (November 1953)
Show/hide 5. Tree of Terror! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Bob Forgione
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #26 (February 1954)
 
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #26 (February 1954)
Tree of Terror!
Show/hide 6. Saxon Takes a Ride! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Reprint history

First print
Unknown  (ACG?)
Show/hide 7. Boomerang Backlash! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Iger Shop

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v1#7 (June 1969)
 
United States
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie, 1968 series) v3#4 (July 1970)
 
United States
Terror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v4#5 (August 1972)
Based on
United States
Voodoo (Farrell, 1952 series) #10 (July 1953)
 (Tusks of Terror)

Notes

This is a code-approved version of Tusks of Terror, Voodoo 10, July 1953 [Ajax].

Show/hide 8. The Bloody Guillotine Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Stepancich

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Witches' Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v2#2 (April 1970)
 
United States
Witches' Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v5#1 (January 1973)
 
United States
Terror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v6#3 (June 1974)
Based on
United States
Weird Horrors (St. John, 1952 series) #6 (February 1953)
 (The Phantom Guillotine)

Notes

Pre-code reprint with new title and art.

Show/hide 9. The Thing in the Cellar Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Chic Stone

Reprint history

Based on
Australia
Blade of Fear (Gredown, 1976 series) #8 ([1978?])
The Thing in the Cellar
First print
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v1#9 (November 1969)
Also printed
United States
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie, 1968 series) #Vol. 7 No. 3 (May 1974)
Printed in
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) #Vol. 12 No. 3 (September 1979)
The Beast in the Cellar

Notes

This is based on and expanded from a story in the two-issue Boy Illustrated, June 1962 [CSTR Publications/Chic Stone].


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 44712

Entry created

  • 15/05/2010

Cover added

  • 23/06/2015

Index completed

  • 15/05/2010

Last updated

  • 23/06/2015