Fear Zone

Published
May 1982
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
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Legacy of Terror Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Manuel Breá, painter [signed as Breá]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #10 (June 1972)
No title recorded
Also printed
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1978 series) #16 ([December 1979?])
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Legacy of Terror Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

"©—Editorial Vilmar—Barcelona—The Illustrated"

Show/hide 2. The House and its Ghosts Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

This story is from a Spanish source.

Show/hide 3. Secret Coffin Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 4. The Haunted Cane! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural; Western-frontier
Characters
Pop Foster; Sheriff Peters; Eddie Harte; Jed Grant

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Ace Aquila]
Art
Steve Ditko, penciller
 
Sal Trapani, inker
Text
Ed Hamilton, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #168 (October-November 1966)
The Haunted Cane!
Show/hide 5. The Medallion (Midnight Philosopher) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Midnight Philosopher
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-5108
Characters
Professor Coffin; Professor Dipalo; Mummy of Pharaoh Rank-Ah-Tut; Arachne; Doctor Brutrund; Professor Grant

Credits

Writing
Wayne Howard, scripter
Art
Wayne Howard, line art
Text
Wayne Howard, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Tales (Charlton, 1972 series) #12 (April 1975)
The Medallion
Also printed
United States
Midnight Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #12 (1978)
The Medallion
 
Australia
Ghostly Tales Album (Murray, 1979 series) #12 (August 1980)
The Medallion

Synopsis

Professor Coffin attempts to bring the Mummy of Pharaoh Rank-Ah-Tut back to life.

Show/hide 6. The Red Army (Midnight Philosopher) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Midnight Philosopher
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D6693
Characters
Janet Grant; Mr. Garret; Doc; Kamu; Lama

Credits

Writing
Nicola Cuti, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Tales (Charlton, 1972 series) #12 (April 1975)
The Red Army
Also printed
Australia
Crypt of Creatures (Gredown, 1976 series) #1 (1976)
 
United States
Midnight Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #12 (1978)
The Red Army
 
Australia
Ghostly Tales Album (Murray, 1979 series) #12 (August 1980)
The Red Army

Synopsis

Mr. Garret escapes the army of red ants only to meet a worse fate.

Show/hide 7. The Midnight Philosopher cont. (Midnight Philosopher) Comic story, 2 pages
Show/hide 8. The Green Man (Midnight Philosopher) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Midnight Philosopher
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
D-6762
Characters
Professor Coffin; Archane; Hillary Timman; Merman

Credits

Writing
Wayne Howard, scripter
Art
Wayne Howard, line art
Text
Wayne Howard, letterer
Editing
George Wildman, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Midnight Tales (Charlton, 1972 series) #12 (April 1975)
The Green Man
Also printed
Australia
Tales of Horror (Gredown, 1975 series) v1#1 (July 1975)
The Green Man
 
United States
Midnight Tales (Modern, 1977 series) #12 (1978)
The Green Man
 
Australia
Ghostly Tales Album (Murray, 1979 series) #12 (August 1980)
The Green Man

Synopsis

Archane learns the mystery behind the drownings.

Show/hide 9. The Dagger Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

"©—Editorial Vilmar—Barcelona—The Illustrated"

Show/hide 10. The Professor and the Pixie! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Dobbins; Pixie; J. T. Crabtree

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes , scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of the Night (ACG, 1952 series) #17 (October-November 1954)
The Professor and the Pixie!
Show/hide 11. The Well Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. Don't Play with Lions Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

"©—Editorial Vilmar—Barcelona—The Illustrated"

Show/hide 13. A Tomb of Ice Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Carl Burgos, original Editor
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales from the Tomb (Eerie, 1969 series) v6#3 (May 1974)
A Tomb of Ice
Also printed
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v7#4 (November 1975)
A Tomb of Ice
 
Australia
Strange Experience (Gredown, 1975 series) #10 ([November 1977?])
A Tomb of Ice
 
Australia
Strange Experience (Gredown, 1975 series) #10 ([November 1977?])
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v12#2 (June 1979)
A Tomb of Ice
 
United States
Terrors of Dracula (Eerie, 1979 series) v2#3 (August 1980)
A Tomb of Ice
 
United States
Terrors of Dracula (Eerie, 1979 series) v2#3 (August 1980)

Synopsis

Three mountain climbers and their guide, Oog get ready to get to the top of Everest, when a storm comes up and they are visited by a ghost warning them that the mountain will kill them if they don't go back. Two of the climbers and Oog meet their deaths and the survivor, Sandra makes it back to base camp only to discover that her face has aged considerably.

Notes

Rework of Death On Ice, from Strange Fantasy #6 (Ajax, June 1953)

Show/hide 14. Don't Let the Ghost Take Shape! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Mark Midnight; Dr. Murgatroyd; Henry B. Verrall; Cyrus Mayhew

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Pierre Alonzo]
Art
Steve Ditko, penciller
 
Sal Trapani, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #140 (November-December 1966)
Don't Let the Ghost Take Shape!

Synopsis

Mark Midnight investigates a haunted house where the ghost wants to expel the current tenant.

Show/hide 15. The Thing Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Antonio Reynoso, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Carl Burgos, original Editor
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1952 series) #5 (February 1952)
Spirit In the Stone  (reworked)
First print
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v2#5 (September 1970)
The Thing
Also printed
United States
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie, 1968 series) v5#3 (April 1972)
The Thing
 
United States
Tales from the Tomb (Eerie, 1969 series) v6#2 (March 1974)
The Thing

Synopsis

A huge asteroid filled with diamonds and rubies crashes into the earth.

Notes

Originaly printed as 'Spirit in the Stone' in Chamber of Chills Magazine (Harvey, 1951 series) #5.


Notes

'The Midnight Philosopher cont.' sequence is printed as two-pages between 'The Red Army' and 'The Green Man'. In Midnight Tales #12, the story 'The Snow Men!' (not included in this issue) was published between these two pages. It in printed in itss original sequence wiht 'The Red Army' and 'The Green Man' in Gredown's Crypt of Creatures #1 and KG Murray's Ghostly Tales Album #12.

Status

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  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 52747

Entry created

  • 12/01/2014

Cover added

  • 10/12/2023

Index completed

  • 10/12/2023

Last updated

  • 12/01/2024