Creepy #8
(April 1966)

Warren, 1964 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1966-01-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Warren Publishing Co.
Brand
A Warren Magazine [stacked text]
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
Gray Morrow (painting) (signed)
Inks
Gray Morrow (painting) (signed)
Colors
Gray Morrow (painting) (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanna get rid of a vampire...
Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[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 of comment from William F. Hammond, Mark Basso, Ron Black, Kevin Washington, Steve Burnett, Carl Peters, Bill Drlikow, Linda Hunt, Scott Leslie and Terry Matson.

The Coffin Of Dracula! (Table of Contents: 4)

Dracula / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Reed Crandall [as R. Crandall] (signed)
Inks
Reed Crandall [as R. Crandall] (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
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Death Plane (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Ivie
Pencils
George Evans [as G. Evans] (signed)
Inks
George Evans [as G. Evans] (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
James Warren (Original Editor)

Genre
aviation; horror-suspense; war
Characters
Uncle Creepy (Host)
Synopsis
A mysterious plane shoots down both Germans and Americans during World War I. One unlucky pilot sent to shoot down the plane manages to see the face of the one piloting this plane, although he wishes he hadn’t.
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The Mountain (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig [as Jay Taycee]
Pencils
Johnny Craig [as Jay Taycee]
Inks
Johnny Craig [as Jay Taycee]
Letters
Johnny Craig ?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Invitation (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Engleheart; Russ Jones ?; Maurice Whitman ?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Manny Stallman
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
James Warren (Original Editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy (host); Dr. John Cabore; Baron Von Renfield; Eva; Boris Hedra (Death, returned as vampire); Dr. Kovac (Death, returned as vampire); Hugo (Death, returned as vampire)
Synopsis
Vampires find it easy to get victims by inviting them to their home.
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Indexer Notes

Uncle Creepy is not in the story in Eerie [ashcan] #1, so he is added to the story in this issue.

[Gray Morrow] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Creepy Fan Club! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin ?
Pencils
? (photo of Gray Morrow); Kirk Henderson (illustration)
Inks
? (photo of Gray Morrow); Kirk Henderson (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

biography of Gray Morrow and fan drawing of Uncle Creepy.

Adam Link's Mate! (Table of Contents: 9)

Adam Link / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder [as Eando Binder]
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

adaptation of Otto Binder's story

A Vested Interest (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Parker
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Don Heck; Frank Giacoia; Mike Esposito ?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Although Tuska is solely credited as artist, Nick Caputo notes that Don Heck inked most of the story, with assistance from Frank Giacoia and possibly Mike Esposito.

Fitting Punishment (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks
Gene Colan (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 6 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Wanna get rid of a vampire..."]
    Creepy's Loathsome Lore!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dear Uncle Creepy
  5. 4. The Coffin Of Dracula!
    Dracula
  6. 5. Death Plane
  7. 6. The Mountain
  8. 7. The Invitation
  9. 8. [Gray Morrow]
    The Creepy Fan Club!
  10. 9. Adam Link's Mate!
    Adam Link
  11. 10. A Vested Interest
  12. 11. Fitting Punishment
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
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