Deeds of the Diabolical

Published
1980
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

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Go Back to Your Grave Cover, 1 page

"Big issue! 100 pages. "Go Back to Your Grave" ...page 2"

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Manuel Breá Rodriguez [as Brea] (signed)

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Panico (Vilmar, 1975 series) #10 (June 1976)
Untitled
Also printed
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #72 (June 1983)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Go Back to Your Grave Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Reprint history

Based on
Spain
Panico (Vilmar, 1975 series) #23 ([July 1977?])
Vuelve a la tumba
 
Australia
Face of Doom (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([April 1983?])
Go Back to Your Grave
 (Vuelve a la tumba)
Also printed
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #60 ([July 1974?])
Vuelve a la tumba

Notes

"©—Editorial Vilmar—Barcelona—The Illustrated.

Show/hide 2. The Corpse Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Pencils
Dick Ayers
Editing
Carl Burgos
Ezra Jackson (art)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Weird Worlds (Eerie, 1970 series) v1#10 (December 1970)
The Corpse
 
United States
Witches' Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v4#4 (July 1972)
The Corpse
Printed in
Australia
Crypt of Creatures (Gredown, 1976 series) #5 ([June 1978?])
The Corpse

Synopsis

A pair of greedy nephews murders their rich uncle and sell his drugstore but their greed turns out to be their undoing.

Show/hide 3. Morgan's Ghost Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Hector Castellon
Editing
Carl Burgos
Ezra Jackson (art)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Witches Tales (Harvey, 1951 series) #17 (February 1953)
Bridge of Death
First print
United States
Witches' Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v3#2 (April 1971)
Morgan's Ghost
Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v6#5 (August 1972)
Morgan's Ghost
 
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v7#1 (February 1975)
Morgan's Ghost
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v10#1 (March 1977)
Morgan's Ghost
 
Australia
Weird Tales of the Macabre (Gredown, 1976? series) #4 ([July 1977?])
Morgan's Ghost
 
United States
Terror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v10#[1] (January 1979)
Morgan's Ghost
 
Australia
Macabre Destiny (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([1983?])
Morgan's Ghost

Synopsis

When a new bridge is completed, one of the engineers who built it murders his partner in an effort to keep all the glory for himself. "No one was safe from the thing that rose from the slimy ooze and clawed its way to revenge." (from TOC)

Notes

Same basic script as original with new art.

Show/hide 4. Spacemen Against the Supernatural! Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Genre
science fiction; Occult

Credits

Script
Kurato Osaki
Art
Ogden Whitney
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Mystery (ACG, 1961 series) #2 (March-April 1961)
Spacemen Against the Supernatural!
Also printed
Australia
Face of Doom (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([April 1983?])
 
Australia
Face of Doom (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([April 1983?])
Spacemen Against the Supernatural
Show/hide 5. The Heart that Never Was Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
J. Cervantes
Art
Miguel Gómez Esteban [as Mauvais] (signed)

Reprint history

Based on
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #9 ([August 1974?])
El corazon que nunica existio
Also printed
Australia
The Cruel Beyond (Gredown, 1981?) ([September 1981?])
The Absent Heart
 
Australia
Macabre Destiny (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([1983?])
The Heart That Never Was

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. That Personal Touch Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
D-7321

Credits

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #120 (March 1976)
That Personal Touch!
Also printed
Australia
Ghosts of Terror (Gredown, 1976 series) v1#1 (1976)
That Personal Touch!
 
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #134 (March 1979)
That Personal Touch!
 
Australia
Fate of Death (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([1983?])
That Personal Touch!

Synopsis

Herr Salzburg learns how to turn flesh into stone.

Show/hide 7. The Glass Eye Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Curzio Malaparte (original)
Luis Garcia (adaptation)
Art
Luis Garcia

Reprint history

Based on
Spain
Cimoc (San Roman, 1979 series) #1 (1979)
El ojo de cristal
 
Spain
Cimoc (San Roman, 1979 series) #2 (September 1979)
El ojo de cristal
 
Spain
Rambla (García y Beá, 1982 series) #20 (July 1984)
El ojo de cristal
Also printed
Australia
Fate of Death (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([1983?])
The Glass Eye
Printed in
Spain
Colección rambla (García y Beá, 1984 series) #4 (1984)
El ojo de cristal

Notes

The final page of the version in Cimoc (1979) was accidentally omited and printed in the subsequent issue.

Show/hide 8. The Sinister Monster Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Ivan Soler
Art
Esteban Polls [as Esteban P.] (signed)

Reprint history

Based on
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1978 series) #22 (June 1980)
El monstruo misterioso
 
Australia
Fiends and Things (Gredown, 1984?) ([1984?])
The Sinister Monster
First print
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #36 ([July 1973?])
El monstruo misterioso

Notes

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

Show/hide 9. What a Picture it Would Make Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Script
Shane O'Shea
Art
Chic Stone
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #144 (October-November 1963)
What a Picture It Would Make!
Also printed
Australia
Macabre Destiny (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([1983?])
What a Picture It would Make!
Show/hide 10. The Dead Live Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Art
Torre Repiso?

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v6#7 (December 1972)
The Dead Live
 
United States
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie, 1968 series) v7#6 (November 1974)
The Dead Live
 
Australia
Daunting Images (Gredown/Boraig, 198-? series) ([198-??])
The Dead Live
 
United States
Web of Evil (Quality, 1952 series) #5 (July 1953)
The Man Who Died Twice

Synopsis

After he is framed for murder and electrocuted, a businessman is brought back to life by his wife and her partner-in-crime, a doctor who insists that the man must do their evil bidding if he is to be kept alive.

Notes

There are two other Eerie stories with this title.

Show/hide 11. Terror Asteroid Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction; horror

Credits

Art
A. Reynoso
Editing
Carl Burgos
Ezra Jackson (art)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Worlds (Avon, 1950 series) #9 (November 1952)
Mystery of Asteroid 9!  (reworked)
 
United States
Strange Galaxy (Eerie, 1971 series) v1#11 (August 1971)
Terror Asteroid
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v13#3 (September 1980)
Terror Asteroid
Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v7#7 (December 1973)
Terror Asteroid
 
Australia
Weird Tales of the Macabre (Gredown, 1976? series) #5 ([September 1977?])
Terror Asteroid
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v11#2 (June 1978)
Terror Asteroid
 
Australia
Space Raiders (Gredown, 1980? series) #Special Issue ([1981?])
Terror Asteroid
 
United States
Weird Vampire Tales (Eerie, 1979 series) v5#3 [4] (March 1982)
Terror Asteroid
 
Australia
Voyage to Death (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([1983?])
Terror Asteroid

Synopsis

Jim Fanning is sent to investigate a series of spaceships found derelict and looted, a work believed to be the work of Martian insurgents looking for weapons beings sent to arm a Martian rebellion.

Notes

Reworking of an unknown pre-code story, with new title and art.

Show/hide 12. Needles in the Skin Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
José Garcia
Art
Esteban Polls [as Esteban P.] (signed)

Reprint history

Based on
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #11 ([October 1974?])
Agujas en la carne
Also printed
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #45 ([December 1973?])
Agujas en la carne
 
Australia
Chain of Pain (Gredown/Boraig, 1981?) ([1981?])
Needles in the Flesh

Notes

"©—Editorial Vilmar—Barcelona—The Illustrated." The version in Chain of Pain is a different translation.


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AusReprints ID

  • 52713

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