(October 2015)

IDW, 2012 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
52
On-sale date:
2015-10-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
IDW Publishing
Brand:
IDW
Barcode:
827714004090 01911
Editing:
Steve Banes; Clizia Gussoni; Craig Yoe; Tillman Courth (Contributing Editor); Mike Howlett (Contributing Editor); Tommy O'Brien (Contributing Editor); Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. (Contributing Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Halloween Nightmare (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jim; un-named witchlike creature of darkness (villain, death)
Synopsis:
On Halloween, some people gather together for a party and laugh off the idea of demons and ghouls. Just then, the lights go out and a creature appears from within some smoke...a creature who puts the people into a trance and orders them out on a fiendish scavenger hunt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This reprint credits John Giunta with inks, as the GCD formerly did.

Out of the Black Night (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks:
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A vampire scare hangs over a little town. When a new boy at school confesses that his daddy is a vampire, the elderly school teacher Miss Albright investigates. Meeting the boy's father she discovers that he really is a vampire. But not the one she has been looking for...
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Monster Lore! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Grab-Bag (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A group of girls is being haunted by the ghost of a mysterious evil woman, whose stylish accessories came into the girls’ possession.
Reprints:

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Eugene E. Hughes [as EH] (signed)
Inks:
Eugene E. Hughes [as EH] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
For an upcoming Halloween party, a man and a woman buy Halloween costumes (a werewolf and a vampire respectively) from a strange old shop owner who warns them the costumes can take over their personalities. At the party, the two literally turn into a werewolf and vampire and proceed to fight each other to the death.
Reprints:

A Hand of Fate Mystery #32 (Table of Contents: 6)

A Hand of Fate Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sy Grudko
Inks:
Sy Grudko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"In the files of the Paris police there can be found a case history of a crime that occurred over thirty years ago..."
A man dressed as a devil at a Hallowe'en party kills his ex-girlfriend, then dies after his costume fuses to him.
Reprints:

The Vampire Cat! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates ?
Inks:
Art Gates ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Flo Blain; Vilma; Steve
Synopsis:
Flo Blain angrily wishes that a gypsy woman named Vilma, who is trying to seduce her fiancee Steve at a Halloween party, would turn into a cat. The wish comes true, and Vilma turns into a vampire/cat creature that must consume blood every 24 hours, or she will be turned into an actual cat forever.
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The Mask of Graffenwehr (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1767

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tamis Kahn
Synopsis:
Tamis Kahn gazes into the face of a woman he killed earlier in the day.
Reprints:

The Dead Dance on Halloween (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Lona Thornton wants a man promised to another woman. She seeks professional help from a witch and gets a love potion. Drinking it the man transforms into a beast and runs off into the woods with Lona. The witch demands payment. When Lona refuses, the witch kills her on halloween night and dooms her to a dance with the dead.
Reprints:

How to Be a Gracious Ghost! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald Altman ?
Inks:
Gerald Altman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Emily Ghost; werewolf
Synopsis:
An unnamed ghost and Charlie, wearing a Death-like robe, seek advice about haunting an old mansion from Emily Ghost, a Morticia-like character. A werewolf shows up during the lessons. Two newlyweds arrive, escaping from a storm. The monsters scare them only because the eloping newlyweds think that their parents have found them.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Done in a humorous, early Mad style.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Halloween Nightmare
  3. 2. Out of the Black Night
  4. 3. Monster Lore!
  5. 4. Grab-Bag
  6. 5. Trick or Treat
  7. 6. A Hand of Fate Mystery #32
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  8. 7. The Vampire Cat!
  9. 8. The Mask of Graffenwehr
  10. 9. The Dead Dance on Halloween
  11. 10. How to Be a Gracious Ghost!
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