(December 1970)

Skywald, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Skywald Publishing Corporation
Editing:
Sol Brodsky; Herschel Waldman (associate)
Color:
Colour cover; Black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

No direct credits but authors listed include Wayne Benedict, Marv Wolfman, Mike Friedrich, Noel Haven, Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. Artists listed include Don Heck, Mike Esposito, Syd Shores, David Hadley, Bill Everett, Tom Palmer and Dick Richards. (Richard Arndt)

Reprinted stories all heavily retouched and modernized to 1970s looks for hair & clothes. Some re-lettering in places, including the bolding of a word here and there. Some of the originally typeset stories have been completely hand re-lettered.

Additional information for this index submitted by Flashjay.


Pollution Monsters! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brendan Lynch ? (painting)
Inks:
Brendan Lynch ? (painting)
Colors:
Brendan Lynch ? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Pollution Monsters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Richard Arndt.

Master of the Dead! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Martin Nodell
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks and reprint info by Richard Arndt.

Dance Macabre (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Nodel; Bill Everett (see notes)
Inks:
Vince Alascia; Bill Everett (see notes)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Crimson Death." Bill Everett drew a new first panel and redrew the faces and figures of the main characters throughout. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2015.

Artwork signed in the original.

Orgy of Blood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Andru ?; Mike Esposito ?
Pencils:
Jack Katz ?
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Possible Katz pencils per Nick Caputo. Richard Arndt credited Ross Andru. Original indexer credited Chic Stone. Arndt also credited Ross Andru and Mike Esposito with script.

A Nightmare Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Graveghoul / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Graveghoul
Reprints:

The Skeletons of...Doom! (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Stampler
Pencils:
Bill Everett (illustrations)
Inks:
Bill Everett (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Pencil info by Richard Arndt. Art re-used for a house ad in The 1974 Psycho Yearbook (Skywald, 1974 series) #1.

Help Us to Die! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; Ross Andru (see notes)
Inks:
?; Mike Esposito (see notes)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Andru and Esposito provided some alterations in some panels. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2015.

The Thing from the Sea! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood ?; Ross Andru ?; Mike Esposito (see notes)
Inks:
?; Mike Esposito (see notes)
Letters:
?; Jean Izzo

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Attributed to Wood in The Wally Wood Checklist & The Wally Wood Treasury but I don’t really see Wood’s hand anywhere in this story." (Richard Arndt). Andru and/or Esposito altered several panels in this story. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2015.

The Creature Within! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert; Mike Esposito (see notes)
Inks:
Joe Kubert; Mike Esposito (see notes)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Nightmare of Nathan Foxx." Esposito splash art and extensive alterations per Nick Caputo, September 2015.

The Deadly Mark of the Beast! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and pencils info by Richard Arndt. Previous indexer credited Tom Palmer on pencils.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nightmares’s Nightmail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Herschel Waldman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters written before the first issue appeared from "writers, artists and other interested parties". Includes editorial by Herschel Waldman.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Pollution Monsters!
  2. 1. The Pollution Monsters
  3. 2. Master of the Dead!
  4. 3. Dance Macabre
  5. 4. Orgy of Blood
  6. 5. A Nightmare Pin-Up
    Graveghoul
  7. 6. The Skeletons of...Doom!
  8. 7. Help Us to Die!
  9. 8. The Thing from the Sea!
  10. 9. The Creature Within!
  11. 10. The Deadly Mark of the Beast!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Nightmares’s Nightmail
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Richard Arndt
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Per Sandell