(April 1971)

Skywald, 1970 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Skywald Publishing Corporation
Editing
Sol Brodsky (credited) (editor); Herschel Waldman (credited) (associate editor)

Issue Notes

Many of the Warren artists appearing here, mindful of Jim Warren’s edict that you couldn’t work for Warren & his competitors at the same time, used pseudonyms to hide their identities.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

When the Dawn Gods War! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Inks
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Colors
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Inner Man (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Sutton ? (credited as Sinclair Rich)
Pencils
Tom Sutton (credited as Sean Todd)
Inks
Dan Adkins (credited)
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sutton’s story credited to Sinclair Rich; Sean Todd for art (Richard Arndt)

The Victims (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (credited as Gerard F. Conway)
Pencils
Rich Buckler (credited)
Inks
Rich Buckler (credited)
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The writer's name was spelled as Gerald F. Conway in the credits.

Vault of a Vampire (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hewetson (credited)
Pencils
Serg Moren (credited) (signed as Serg Moren)
Inks
Serg Moren (credited) (signed as Serg Moren)
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Future editor Al Hewetson’s first story for Skywald.

When the Dawn Gods War! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Paul Reinman (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Letters
Jean Simek

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

A Rottin' Deal (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones (credited as Philip Roland)
Pencils
Bruce Jones (credited as Philip Roland)
Inks
Bruce Jones (credited as Philip Roland)
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title may have changed in the reprint.

Horror Man (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Stampler
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Source confirmed by Flashjay.

Nightmare Pin-Up #2 (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Creepy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Actually this is pin-up #3, one of the corpses rising from the grave is Warren’s Uncle Creepy! (Richard Arndt)

Soul of the Warlock (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Kevin Pagan
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Letters
Jean Simek

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

As revealed in the letters page of Nightmare # 5, the story was incorrectly credited to Chic Stone.

Beware Small Evils! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Katz (credited as Frank Voltaire)
Pencils
Jack Katz (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story credited to Frank Voltaire (Richard Arndt)

[Ad for Psycho #2 & The Crime Machine #1] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When the Dawn Gods War!
  2. 1. The Inner Man
  3. 2. The Victims
  4. 3. Vault of a Vampire
  5. 4. When the Dawn Gods War!
  6. 5. A Rottin' Deal
  7. 6. Horror Man
  8. 7. Nightmare Pin-Up #2
  9. 8. Soul of the Warlock
  10. 9. Beware Small Evils!
  11. 10. [Ad for Psycho #2 & The Crime Machine #1]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Richard Arndt
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Eduardo Urrutia