Gwandanaland Comics #2374 - Skywald's Nightmare: Volume 3
([July] 2019)

Gwandanaland Comics, 2016 Series
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Price
14.99 USD
Pages
280
On-sale Date
2019-07-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gwandanaland Comics
ISBN
978-1-0824-7344-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781082473449
Editing
Lance Jones (editor)

Issue Notes

Reprints Nightmare (Skywald, 1970 series) #8-11.

Skywald's Nightmare: Volume 3 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Kelly (signed) (painting)
Inks
Ken Kelly (signed) (painting)
Colors
Ken Kelly (signed) (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Tunnels of Horror! (Table of Contents: 1)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vicente Segrelles (painting)
Inks
Vicente Segrelles (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Andras! The Grand Marquis of Hell! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Contents and credits page.

Snow-Bound! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Fedory
Pencils
Felipe de la Rosa
Inks
Felipe de la Rosa
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Hey Creep: Play the Macabre Waltz (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Ferran Sostres
Inks
Ferran Sostres
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Nightmare’s Nightmail (Table of Contents: 6)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pablo Marcos (illustrations); ?; ?
Inks
Pablo Marcos (illustrations); ?; ?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letter from Al Hewetson's wife Julie Hewetson. Includes panels from earlier issues.

Rot, Robin, Rot! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson (credited as Jay Wood)
Pencils
Danilo Sevilla
Inks
Danilo Sevilla
Letters
Jean Simek

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Tunnels of Horror (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
horror-suspense
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Satan’s Graveyard (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Al Hewetson (photograph); Syd Shores
Inks
Dan Adkins; Al Hewetson (photograph)
Letters
Jean Simek

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Photos used as background art were taken by Al Hewetson. This story also caused a falling out between friends Hewetson and Shores when Shores became angered over what he regarded as a vindictive ink job by Adkins, who was apparently angry over Skywald’s low pay rates. Shores demanded a house name {Jim Elder} be used instead of his and announced that he’d never work for Skywald again. Hewetson spent two years rebuilding bridges with Shores until in early/mid-1973, Shores agreed to do another Skywald tale. Unfortunately, Shores died before actually beginning the artwork.

Tales from the Crypt (Table of Contents: 10)

Nightmare Movie Review / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Text article with photographs from the movie. Also reprints two EC comic panels.

Hung Up (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Bruce Jones
Inks
Bruce Jones
Letters
?

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horror-suspense
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Back Issue Department (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Sting Of Death (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Stone
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
?

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horror-suspense
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The Weird and the Undead! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson (credited as Howie Anderson)
Pencils
Ferran Sostres
Inks
Ferran Sostres
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[Phantom of the Opera Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos

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horror-suspense
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Skull-Forest of Old Earth! (Table of Contents: 17)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Josep Maria Miralles (painting)
Inks
Josep Maria Miralles (painting)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Al Hewetson (original editor)

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horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Mr. Pook / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Pook
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Indexer Notes

Contents and credits page. Introduces a horror host, later named Mr. Pook, for Nightmare. The contents page features the first mention of the term "horror-mood" in this title.

Markheim (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Louis Stevenson (credited) (original author); Al Hewetson (credited) (adaptation)
Pencils
Jesús Durán (credited as Duran) (signed as J. Durán) (see notes)
Inks
Jesús Durán (credited as Duran) (signed as J. Durán) (see notes)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Art credited to Duran, with a signature that looks like D. Duran, but the D could be a stylized J.

Call Them Ghouls... Trolls... Call Them... Things... (Table of Contents: 20)

Nightmare World / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson; Jim Edgar
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

From a dream by James Edgar. "Nightmare World" began a semi-regular series in which readers sent in their nightmare, which were then adapted into stories.

The Guillotine (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Felipe de la Rosa
Inks
Felipe de la Rosa
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Zoo for the Beasts of the Universe (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Maelo Cintron
Inks
Maelo Cintron
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

Cintron’s professional debut.

Lunatic Letters and Noxious Nightmare News (Table of Contents: 24)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Skull Forest of Old Earth! (Table of Contents: 25)

The Shoggoths / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Zesar ? (credited as Zesar Lopez ?)
Inks
Zesar ? (credited as Zesar Lopez ?)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Shoggoths series begins, with Hewetson using H. P. Lovecraft’s Shoggoths as villains, although the stories themselves are new, not adaptations. Hewetson’s Shoggoths didn’t physically resemble Lovecraft’s descriptions either.

Maniacal Movie Posters (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

The Abominable Dr. Phibes (Table of Contents: 27)

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Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Text article with photographs.

Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (Table of Contents: 28)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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The 300th Birth Day Party! (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Ramón Torrents
Inks
Ramón Torrents
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Mind Imploding Back Issues (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

The Gargoyle Trilogy (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Felipe de la Rosa
Inks
Felipe de la Rosa
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

The three parts of the story are titled: The Grotesque Gargoyle: The 1st Tale; And Starts 2: The Idiot Gargoyle!; and ..Now Starts the 3rd... the Darkness Gargoyle...

Although the gargoyles are identical, this story has nothing to do with the Human Gargoyles series.

The Night in the Wax Museum (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Vilanova
Inks
Vilanova
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Dracula (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Werewolf Within (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Amador
Inks
Amador
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?

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horror-suspense
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Coming Soon (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

The Thing in the Alley (Table of Contents: 36)

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Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Letters
typeset

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horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

This story also appears, due to a printers' error, in Warren's Eerie #42 the same month! Art originally intended for Science Fiction Odyssey #1.

Princess of Earth! (Table of Contents: 37)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Kelly (signed) (painting)
Inks
Ken Kelly (signed) (painting)
Letters
?

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horror-suspense
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[Mr. Pook’s Introduction] (Table of Contents: 38)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Pook
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Princess Of Earth! (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Frogs (Table of Contents: 40)

Nightmare Movie Review / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson; ? {photographs)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson; ? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Wrightson’s art originally intended for Science Fiction Odyssey #1.

The Funeral Barge (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Xirinius
Inks
Xirinius
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Satan’s Cellar (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Manel Ferrer (credited as Ferrer)
Inks
Manel Ferrer (credited as Ferrer)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Bunch of Questions (Table of Contents: 43)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Questionnaire page.

Back Issue Department (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

The Proverbial Killer (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Vilanova (credited)
Inks
Vilanova (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Lead character is clearly modeled on Woody Allen!

A Macabre Fact Of Life: Demonic Possession (Table of Contents: 46)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Game Of Skill (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joan Cintron (credited as Kinsman)
Pencils
Maelo Cintron
Inks
Maelo Cintron
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Nightmare World of Trisha Hamlin of Livingston, Kentucky: The Crawled out the Crater (Table of Contents: 48)

Nightmare World / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson; Trisha Hamlin (idea)
Pencils
Rubén Lara Romero ? (credited as Lara)
Inks
Rubén Lara Romero ? (credited as Lara)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

From a dream by Trisha Hamlin. The artist appeared as Ruben Lara on the credits page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Black Communion (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Fedory
Pencils
Felipe de la Rosa
Inks
Felipe de la Rosa
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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...Slither into the Concocted Lunacy of the Astonishing Horror-Mood within this Noxious Nightmare Number 10... (Table of Contents: 51)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Ernie Colón; Bernie Wrightson; Basil Wolverton
Inks
Ernie Colón; Bernie Wrightson; Basil Wolverton
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Text article and editorial.

1 and 1 Equals 3 (Table of Contents: 52)

The Human Gargoyles / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Maelo Cintron
Inks
Maelo Cintron
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 2. Continued from Nightmare #9. Continued in Nightmare #13.

[Advert for Psycho #10] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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

The Wetness in the Pit! (Table of Contents: 54)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jad (signed as Jad) (painting)
Inks
Jad (signed as Jad) (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[Mr. Pook’s Introduction] (Table of Contents: 55)

Mr. Pook / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

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horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Frontispiece and title page.

The Wetness in the Pit (Table of Contents: 56)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

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horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Lead character is meant to caricature publisher Herschel Waldman.

...Taw!!! (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Fedory
Pencils
Antonio Borrell
Inks
Antonio Borrell
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Lon Chaney, Sr. in The Phantom of the Opera (Table of Contents: 58)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59) (Expand) /

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

The Beasts of Tomb Beach! (Table of Contents: 60)

Nightmare World / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson; Mike Black (idea)
Pencils
Wayne Howard
Inks
Wayne Howard
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

From a dream by Mike Black.

Where Gods Once Stood (Table of Contents: 61)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
T. Casey Brennan
Pencils
Carlos Garzón
Inks
Carlos Garzón
Letters
?

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horror-suspense
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Corridors Of Caricature (Table of Contents: 62)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Jesús Durán
Inks
Jesús Durán
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Man-Bat (Table of Contents: 63)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Looks quite a lot like DC’s Man-Bat!

[Letters-Editorial Page: Doug Moench Profile] (Table of Contents: 64)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Jay Lynch
Inks
Jay Lynch
Letters
?

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Indexer Notes

Text article with photographs.

Where are the Inhabitants of Earth? (Table of Contents: 65)

The Shoggoths / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Zesar ? (credited as Zesar Lopez)
Inks
Zesar ? (credited as Zesar Lopez)
Letters
?

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horror-suspense
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Back Issue Department (Table of Contents: 66) (Expand) /

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

Titan Weep (Table of Contents: 67)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Classics (Table of Contents: 68)

Nightmare Movie Macabre Reviews / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Text article with photographs.

The Horror War (Table of Contents: 69)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson
Pencils
Antonio Borrell
Inks
Antonio Borrell
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Richard Nixon
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Indexer Notes

Includes Richard Nixon as a character! Also includes a photo of Nixon, taken by Hewetson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Skywald's Nightmare: Volume 3
  2. 1. Tunnels of Horror!
  3. 2. Andras! The Grand Marquis of Hell!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Snow-Bound!
  6. 5. Hey Creep: Play the Macabre Waltz
  7. 6. Nightmare’s Nightmail
  8. 7. Rot, Robin, Rot!
  9. 8. The Tunnels of Horror
  10. 9. Satan’s Graveyard
  11. 10. Tales from the Crypt
    Nightmare Movie Review
  12. 11. Hung Up
  13. 12. Back Issue Department
  14. 13. The Sting Of Death
  15. 14. The Weird and the Undead!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [Phantom of the Opera Pin-Up]
  18. 17. Skull-Forest of Old Earth!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Pook
  20. 19. Markheim
  21. 20. Call Them Ghouls... Trolls... Call Them... Things...
    Nightmare World
  22. 21. The Guillotine
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. Zoo for the Beasts of the Universe
  25. 24. Lunatic Letters and Noxious Nightmare News
  26. 25. The Skull Forest of Old Earth!
    The Shoggoths
  27. 26. Maniacal Movie Posters
  28. 27. The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  29. 28. Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde
  30. 29. The 300th Birth Day Party!
  31. 30. Mind Imploding Back Issues
  32. 31. The Gargoyle Trilogy
  33. 32. The Night in the Wax Museum
  34. 33. Dracula
  35. 34. The Werewolf Within
  36. 35. Coming Soon
  37. 36. The Thing in the Alley
  38. 37. Princess of Earth!
  39. 38. [Mr. Pook’s Introduction]
  40. 39. Princess Of Earth!
  41. 40. Frogs
    Nightmare Movie Review
  42. 41. The Funeral Barge
  43. 42. Satan’s Cellar
  44. 43. Bunch of Questions
  45. 44. Back Issue Department
  46. 45. The Proverbial Killer
  47. 46. A Macabre Fact Of Life: Demonic Possession
  48. 47. Game Of Skill
  49. 48. The Nightmare World of Trisha Hamlin of Livingston, Kentucky: The Crawled out the Crater
    Nightmare World
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
  51. 50. Black Communion
  52. 51. ...Slither into the Concocted Lunacy of the Astonishing Horror-Mood within this Noxious Nightmare Number 10...
  53. 52. 1 and 1 Equals 3
    The Human Gargoyles
  54. 53. [Advert for Psycho #10]
  55. 54. The Wetness in the Pit!
  56. 55. [Mr. Pook’s Introduction]
    Mr. Pook
  57. 56. The Wetness in the Pit
  58. 57. ...Taw!!!
  59. 58. Lon Chaney, Sr. in The Phantom of the Opera
  60. 59. [no title indexed]
  61. 60. The Beasts of Tomb Beach!
    Nightmare World
  62. 61. Where Gods Once Stood
  63. 62. Corridors Of Caricature
  64. 63. Man-Bat
  65. 64. [Letters-Editorial Page: Doug Moench Profile]
  66. 65. Where are the Inhabitants of Earth?
    The Shoggoths
  67. 66. Back Issue Department
  68. 67. Titan Weep
  69. 68. The Classics
    Nightmare Movie Macabre Reviews
  70. 69. The Horror War
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
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