Ghosts and Ghouls #3

Published
1978
Page count
52
Cover price
0.50 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]
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1075395
Trove version
trove.nla.gov.au/version/39832241

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover The Rotting Ghouls Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Salvador Fabá, painter
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Sweden
Chock (Semic, 1972 series) 1975 (1975)
Untitled
Also printed
Germany
Gespenster-Krimi (Bastei Verlag, 1973 series) #40 (18 June 1974)
No title recorded
 
Finland
Shokki (Semic, 1972 series) 1975 (1975)
No title recorded

Notes

The original painting is signed 'Fabá' beneath the word 'Ghouls' at the bottom, just at the edge of the page and partially visible on some copies with a slightly different trim.

Show/hide 1. The Rotting Ghouls Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Cirilo Muñoz, line art [signed as Cirilo Munoz]
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor
 
Carl Burgos, original Editor
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tomb of Terror (Harvey, 1952 series) #4 (September 1952)
Graveyard Monsters  (reworked)
First print
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v7#4 (June 1973)
The Rotting Ghouls
Also printed
Australia
The Fanged Monster (Gredown, 1983?) ([1983?])
The Rotting Ghouls

Synopsis

"They rose from their odious tombs and with their rotting flesh meted out justice to Simon, the ugly." (from TOC)

Notes

Original title: "Graveyard Monsters." Same basic script as original, with new art.

Show/hide 2. Deadman's Dream Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 3. The Hungry Ghoul Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, line art
 
Dick Ayers, line art
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Carl Buros, original Editor
 
Irving Fass, original Art Director
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor
 
Carl Buros, original Editor
 
Irving Fass, original Art Director
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Beware! Terror Tales (Fawcett, 1952 series) #5 (January 1953)
The Ghoul at Eldritch Manor!  (reworked)
First print
United States
Tales of Voodoo (Eerie, 1968 series) v3#4 (July 1970)
The Hungry Ghoul
Also printed
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v7#6 (October 1973)
The Hungry Ghoul
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v9#3 (September 1976)
The Hungry Ghoul
 
United States
Terrors of Dracula (Eerie, 1979 series) v1#5 (November 1979)
The Hungry Ghoul

Notes

Original title: "The Ghoul at Eldritch Manor!"

Show/hide 4. The Work of Genius (Mr. Dedd) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Dedd
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
D-257
Characters
Mr. Dedd (host); Elliston Blye; Admiral Baird; Arthur Oprey; Admiral Belson; Smythe-Blair; The King

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Ghostly Tales (Charlton, 1966 series) #83 (December 1970)
The Work of Genius
Also printed
Australia
Deadly Mayhem (Gredown, 1980?) ([1980?])
The Work of Genius

Synopsis

Elliston Blye learns not to mistreat his apprentice.

Show/hide 5. Satan's Demon Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Félix Saborido, line art [as Felix Saborido]
 
Félix Saborido, penciller [signed as Felix Saborido]
 
Félix Saborido, line art [signed as Felix Saborido]
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Carl Burgos, original Editor
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor
 
Carl Burgos, original Editor
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Weird Terror (Comic Media, 1952 series) #12 (July 1954)
The Black Heart  (reworked)
First print
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v2#5 (September 1970)
Satan's Demons
Also printed
United States
Tales from the Tomb (Eerie, 1969 series) v4#2 (March 1972)
Satan's Demons
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v8#3 (June 1974)
Satan's Demons
 
United States
Terror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v9#1 (January 1978)
Satan's Demon
 
Australia
Devil's Doom (Gredown, 1978 series) #1 ([1978?])
Satan's Demon
 
United States
Crypt of Horror (AC, 2005 series) #13 (2011)
Satan's Demons

Synopsis

After a handsome stranger shows up at his door one stormy evening, a man's daughter dies of a mysterious disease.

Notes

Original title: "The Black Heart." Pre-code reprint with new title and art. There are two Eerie stories titled Satan's Demon. The one in this issue is signed Felix Saborido.

Show/hide 6. The Supernatural Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

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

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #26 (December 1951)
The Holland Haunt  (reworked)
First print
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v8#3 (June 1974)
The Supernatural
Also printed
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v7#4 (November 1975)
The Supernatural
 
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v8#5 (November 1977)
The Supernatural
 
Australia
Satan's Disciples (Gredown, 1978?) (1978)
The Supernatural
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v12#2 (June 1979)
The Supernatural
 
Australia
Fate of Death (Gredown/Boraig, 1983?) ([1983?])
The Supernatural

Notes

Original title: "The Holland Haunt."

Show/hide 7. Ghoul without Pockets Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Lawrence Woromay, line art [as Larry Woromay]
 
Lawrence Woromay, line art [as Larry Woromay]
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Carl Burgos, original Editor
 
Irving Fass, original Art Director
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor
 
Carl Burgos, original Editor
 
Irving Fass, original Art Director
 
Ezra Jackson, original Art Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Beware (Trojan, 1953 series) #9 (May 1954)
No Pockets On the Dead  (reworked)
First print
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v2#2 (March 1970)
Ghoul Without Pockets
Also printed
United States
Witches' Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v3#3 (June 1971)
Ghoul Without Pockets
 
United States
Weird (Eerie, 1966 series) v6#7 (December 1972)
Ghoul Without Pockets
 
United States
Horror Tales (Eerie, 1969 series) v6#5 (October 1974)
Ghoul Without Pockets

Synopsis

When a thief breaks into the house of family of ghouls, they enlist him in their plot to rob the dead.

Notes

Original title: "No Pockets on the Dead."


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 52766

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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