(April 1953)

Harvey, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Witches Tales, Inc.
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
Four Color interiors; full color covers
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing Series

Bird of Prey! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Witches Tales Contents No. 18 (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Includes panels from each of the four main stories and an editorial column.

Walpurgis! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Nostrand
Inks:
Howard Nostrand
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frederick Kaffner (master clockmaker, death); Carl (villain, Kaffner's assistant, death); un-named creatures of darkness (villains)
Synopsis:
A clockmaker's assistant hates his strict employer enough to kill him, and he is given that opportunity on Walpurgis Night, when all the creatures of darkness are free to roam.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Walpurgis Night

Indexer Notes

Howard Nostrand writer credit removed by Craig Delich. While Nostrand was a writer on some comic stories, the Who's Who doesn't indicate he wrote stories that appeared in Witches Tales magazine.

Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Witchcraft (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Nostrand
Inks:
Howard Nostrand
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Six panel illustrated history of witchcraft from Europe to America.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Salem

Bird of Prey! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Abe Simon
Inks:
Abe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Star of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Shadow! (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Hallowe'en (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Zodiac (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Warren Kremer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Redrawn and retitled as "Living Horrorscope" in reprint.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bird of Prey!
  2. 1. Witches Tales Contents No. 18
  3. 2. Walpurgis!
  4. 3. Murder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Witchcraft
  7. 6. Bird of Prey!
  8. 7. Star of Doom
  9. 8. Shadow!
  10. 9. Hallowe'en
  11. 10. Zodiac
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Dan Stevenson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin