(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)

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.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

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: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Richard Arndt.

Master of the Dead! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artwork signed in the original.

Dance Macabre (Table of Contents: 3)

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: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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: 5)

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: 6)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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: 7)

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: 8)

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: 9)

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: 10)

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: 11)

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

Script
Herschel Waldman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
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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
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Eduardo Urrutia