(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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Palmer (painting); Hector Varela (signed as H. Varela) (painting)
Inks
Tom Palmer (painting); Hector Varela (signed as H. Varela) (painting)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover includes cover repros of Psycho # 2 and Crime Machine # 1 (Richard Arndt)

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