Creepy #5
(October 1965)

Warren, 1964 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965-08-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Warren Publishing Co.
Brand
A Warren Magazine [block text only]
Editing
Archie Goodwin
Color
Color cover; Black & White Interior, Occasional Color Inserts
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#64-65, 73-on?)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date in U. S. Copyright Office filings.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Frazetta (painting)(signed)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (painting)(signed)
Colors
Frank Frazetta (painting)(signed)
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Frank Frazetta later republished the painting as a poster titled "Count Dracula."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Creepy's Loathsome Lore! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin ?
Pencils
Angelo Torres [as a. T.] (signed)
Inks
Angelo Torres [as a. T.] (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dig the beat of voodoo drums...
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[Creepy Contents] (Table of Contents: 2)

Creepy / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

List of stories with illustrated panels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dear Uncle Creepy / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Terry Davidson, Bernie A. Wrightson, Larry Shoffner, Charles Jefferson Johnson, William Woolbelly, Vicki Whitmer, Billy Phillips, Mike Terry, Kerry Hotchkiss, Jimmy Lloyd, Roy Shildt, Tony Mammen, Raymond J. Hart, Jack Bennett, and Bradley Morse.

Family Reunion! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy (story host); Sam; Benson Cartwright; Aaron Cartwright; Horace Cartwright; Jack Cartwright; Mr. Fisk
Synopsis
After Benson Cartwright dies and leaves the farm equally to his 3 sons, the youngest, Jack, gets rid of his older brothers so he can sell the farm.
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Blazing Combat (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Untimely Tomb! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin; Anne Murphy (title)
Pencils
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy (story host); Earl of Stanford; Doctor Beamish
Synopsis
Stanford gets his revenge on the incompetent Doctor Beamish after the Doctor mistakenly pronounces his sister dead.
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Creepy Fan Club (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Sand Doom (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy (story host); Whitey; Priestess of Nepthy
Synopsis
Whitey leaves his friend to die as he struggles to cross a desert. He finds Goddess Nepthy's treasure vault guarded by large sand viper snakes.
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The Judge's House! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bram Stoker (original story); Archie Goodwin (adaptation)
Pencils
Reed Crandall (signed)
Inks
Reed Crandall (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy (host); Mr. Malcomson (death); Mr. Cranford; Mrs. Dempster; The Judge
Synopsis
Mr. Malcomson finds out the hard way that the Judge still haunts his house.
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Indexer Notes

Bram Stoker adaptation.

Grave Undertaking (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy (story host); Mr. Peach; Mr. Thwackum; Doctor Ryder
Synopsis
Two undertakers dig up bodies for a medical school. Business is great until they dig up villagers bitten by vampires.
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Revenge of the Beast! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks
Gray Morrow (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy (story host); Creed; Pinky; Moss; Horne; Banks; Kwi-Uktena (devil beast)
Synopsis
Stagecoach route surveyors find gold on an Indian burial ground.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Dig the beat of voodoo drums..."]
    Creepy's Loathsome Lore!
  3. 2. [Creepy Contents]
    Creepy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dear Uncle Creepy
  5. 4. Family Reunion!
  6. 5. Blazing Combat
  7. 6. Untimely Tomb!
  8. 7. Creepy Fan Club
  9. 8. Sand Doom
  10. 9. The Judge's House!
  11. 10. Grave Undertaking
  12. 11. Revenge of the Beast!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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