Charons of Hell

Published
March 1983
Page count
100
Cover price
1.00 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/811208
Trove version
trove.nla.gov.au/version/37076595

Credits

Editing
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Black Death! Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Black Death Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 2. The Window Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Horror (Producciones, 1973 series) #3 ([1973?])
La ventana

Notes

"© Ediciones Petronio, S.A./The Illustrated—Barcelona."

Show/hide 3. Horror Without a Head Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Editing
Carl Burgos
Ezra Jackson (art)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Witches' Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v6#5 (September 1974)
Horror without a Head
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v10#2 (June 1977)
Horror Without a Head
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) #Vol. 13 No. 3 (June 1980)
Horror Without a Head
Also printed
United States
Terrors of Dracula (Eerie, 1979 series) v1#4 (August 1979)
Horror Without a Head
 
United States
Terrors of Dracula (Eerie, 1979 series) v3#2 (September 1981)
Horror Without a Head
Based on
United States
Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #8 (May 1952)
Headless Horror
From GCD
from Witches Tales (Eerie Publications, 1969 series) #v6#5 [a redrawn version of "Headless Horror" Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #8]

Synopsis

A TV reporter spends the night in a haunted house with plans to broadcasts it as a TV show.

Notes

Same basic script as original with new art.

Show/hide 4. The Ghost of Edward X. Marriott! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Greg Olivetti
Art
Chic Stone
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Unknown Worlds (ACG, 1960 series) #48 (June-July 1966)
The Ghost of Edward X. Marriott!
Show/hide 5. The Kukulkaton Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Tom Sutton
Art
Tom Sutton
Letters
Tom Sutton
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Monster Hunters (Charlton, 1975 series) #2 (October 1975)
The Kukulkaton
Also printed
Australia
Tales of Horror (Gredown, 1975 series) v1#3 (March 1976)
The Kukulkaton
Printed in
United States
Monster Hunters (Modern, 1977 series) #2 (1977)
The Kukulkaton
Also printed
United States
Creepy Things (Modern, 1977 series) #2 (1978)
Untitled
 
United States
Creepy Things (Modern, 1977 series) #2 (1978)
The Kukulkaton
 
Australia
Monster Hunters (Murray, 1978 series) #1 ([1978?])
The Kukulkaton
Printed in
United States
Beyond the Grave (Charlton, 1983 series) #9 (May 1983)
The Kukulkaton
Original
Monster Hunters 2, October 1975

Synopsis

The explorers try to steal Kukulkaton's treasure.

Notes

Mentions Cthulu and Nyarlathotep from the H.P. Lovecraft mythology.

Show/hide 6. The Affair of Room 1313 Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 7. The City of Yiht Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #44 (April 1981)
La ciudad de Yiht

Notes

"©—Editorial Vilmar—Barcelona—The Illustrated."

Show/hide 8. Hoppy Ending Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-7910

Credits

Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Haunts (Charlton, 1971 series) #52 (October 1976)
Hoppy Ending
Show/hide 9. I've Got to Protect Nettie! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Kurato Osaki
Art
Paul Reinman
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #147 (March 1964)
I've Got to Protect Nettie!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Sinister Tales (Alan Class, 1964 series) #113 (1971)
I've Got to Protect Nettie!
From GCD
from Adventures into the Unknown (American Comics Group, 1948 series) #147 (March 1964)

Synopsis

Confederate Army Major Richard Truesdale is able to secure his wife and daughter's safety and hide the family fortune before he is shot by Union soldiers. He is transported to the present day, where he dies of his wounds, but not before he is able to tell his only surviving descendant where he hid the fortune.

Show/hide 10. Deadman's Rope Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 11. Scorpion from the Stars Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Script
Richard Hughes?
Pencils
Edvard Moritz
Inks
Al Camy?
Editing
Richard Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #2 (April-May 1952)
Scorpion From the Stars
Show/hide 12. The Headless Ones Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Enrique Cristobal?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Witches' Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v6#1 (January 1974)
Also printed
United States
Terror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v9#4 (October 1978)
The Headless Ones
Based on
United States
Chamber of Chills (Harvey, 1951 series) #13 (October 1952)
Man in the Hood
From GCD
from Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #13 (October 1952) [a redrawn version of "Man in the Hood"]

Synopsis

An executioner during the French revolution is visited by a pair of his dead victims carrying their own severed heads.

Show/hide 13. The Body in the Cemetery Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Horror (Producciones, 1973 series) #3 ([1973?])
La dama del cementerio

Notes

"© Ediciones Petronio, S.A./The Illustrated—Barcelona."


Notes

This issue is listed at the Murdoch University Library.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 52700

Entry created

  • 14/09/2010

Cover added

  • 05/06/2016

Index completed

  • 27/02/2011

Last updated

  • 31/10/2017