Portrait of Peril

Published
1982
Page count
68
Cover price
1.00 AUD; 1.20 NZD
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 Untitled Cover, 1 page

"His pictures were of demons and the most deformed creatures..."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Phil Belbin , painter
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Australia
Wild Fear! (Gredown, 1982?) ([1982?])
Open Grave
Show/hide 1. Portrait of Peril Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
James Anderson; Dino Volonte; Oscar

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Miguel Gómez Esteban, line art [signed as Mauvais]
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #24 (January 1973)
Su retrato
Also printed
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #36 (November 1976)
Su retrato
 
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #100 (December 1985)
Su retrato

Synopsis

James Anderson quickly becomes famous because of his paintings of demons and deformed creatures. Gangster Dino Volonte decides Anderson will do his portrait.

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. Terror at the Mardi Gras Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Characters
Maisie; Mike; Gail

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Paul Cooper, penciller
 
Dick Beck, penciller
 
George Klein , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #27 (March 1954)
Horror At the Mardi Gras

Synopsis

A real vampire uses the cover of Mardi Gras costumes to hunt.

Show/hide 3. Punishment Deserved Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Louis Donkey

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Felipe Barnés, line art [signed as Barnés]
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #35 (July 1973)
Justo castigo
Also printed
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #8 (July 1974)
Justo castigo
 
Australia
Tales of the Mystic (Gredown, 1980?) ([1980?])
Punishment Deserved
 
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1978 series) #35 (1981)
Justo castigo
 
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #65 ([November 1982?])
Justo castigo

Synopsis

A strange apparition enables the nasty Louis Donkey to double his money by counting it.

Notes

"©—Editorial Vilmar—Barcelona—The Illustrated." The signature on this story is dated 1973.

Show/hide 4. The Vampire Prowls! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Junius B. Jethro; Ruth Morton; Bill Morton; Larry Roberts

Credits

Writing
Frank Belknap Long, scripter
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor
Management
Fred Iger, original Business Manager

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #3 (February-March 1949)
The Vampire Prowls!
Also printed
Australia
Vampire Havoc (Gredown, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Vampire Prowls

Synopsis

A vampire is obsessed with musical comedy star Ruth Morton. Ruth's husband Bill consults Dr. Junius B. Jethro about the case. Dr. Jethro and two policemen track the vampire to a tomb in a cemetery. The vampire is identified on the coffin as Marvin Sanders, who died in 1954. Dr. Jethro kills him with a stake while the two police officers look on. The vampire turns into a skeleton in his coffin.

Show/hide 5. Lance Lenning, Lunatic! Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
Kurato Osaki, scripter [credited]
Art
Pete Costanza, penciller [credited]
 
Tom Hickey, inker [credited]
Text
Ed Hamilton, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #170 (February 1967)
Lance Lenning, Lunatic!
Show/hide 6. The Warlock's Treasure Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Jack; Bill

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Esteban Polls, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Escorpion (Vilmar, 1973 series) #15 ([February 1975?])
El tesoro del brujo
Also printed
Spain
Pánico (Vilmar, 1972 series) #94 (December 1975)
El tesoro del bruho

Synopsis

Two tramps enter the house of the Warlock looking for his secret treasure. One of the tramps has a secret too.

Notes

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

Show/hide 7. Counsel from the Spirit Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural
Code
3842

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Rocco Mastroserio , penciller
 
Sal Trapani, inker
Text
, letterer
Management
Pat Masulli, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Out of this World (Charlton, 1956 series) #11 (January 1959)
Counsel from the Spirit
Also printed
Australia
Out of this World (Gredown, 1977? series) #2 ([1977?])
Counsel from the Spirit

Synopsis

Clifford Rayburn takes scholastic advice from an African idol.

Show/hide 8. Flo's Decision (The Professionals) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Professionals
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Pancho Villa; Ramirez; Ken Knight; Carmencita; Florence Tackery; Gonzalez

Credits

Writing
Jorge Moliterni, scripter [signed] (a J. Moliterni)
Art
Jorge Moliterni, line art [signed] (a J. Moliterni)
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
Argentina
Skorpio (Record, 1974 series) #40 (March 1978)
La decisión
Also printed
Italy
Lanciostory (Eura Editoriale, 1975 series) v4#38 (25 Settembre 1978)
Untitled [La decisión]
 
Spain
Delta (Delta, 1980 series) #27 ([June 1982?])
La Decisión

Synopsis

Phanco Vila seeks the help of Mr. Ken and Florence to decide the fate of four gringo murderers and rapists. Ultimately, the decision rests with Flo.

Notes

The original feature title was "Los Profesionales". This appears to be episode three of the six part series.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 52819

Entry created

  • 20/11/2010

Cover added

  • 20/11/2021

Index completed

  • 20/11/2021

Last updated

  • 07/03/2023