(September 1971)

Skywald, 1971 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1971
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Skywald Publishing Corporation
Brand
Skywald Comics
Editing
Sol Brodsky

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Heap / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Beasts of Bedlam battle for a sleeping beauty!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Heap [Jim Roberts]; Sybl; Sinister Scythe

Shadows of Satan (Table of Contents: 1)

The Heap / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stirred from sleep by the whispering wind...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Heap [Jim Roberts]; Sybl; Doctor Frankenstein; Vince; Larry; Master Scythe

Indexer Notes

Includes recap of the Heap's origin from Psycho #2. This Heap is not the same as the Hillman character, although he derives a good deal from that strip.

When The Sea Goes Dry (Table of Contents: 2)

A Heap Tale of the Unusual / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
I ?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spanish gold lay on the bottom of the sea and legend had it that it was...
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"I" is the writer of many Iger shop stories.

The Curse of the Broken Balcony! (Table of Contents: 3)

A Heap Tale of the Unusual / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alvin C. Hollingsworth
Inks
Alvin C. Hollingsworth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I don't see anything here!
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Death on the Earth-Mars Run! (Table of Contents: 4)

A Heap Tale of the Unusual / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What weird, unknown power dominated the richest banker of the solar system?
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hand lettering has replaced some of the original Leroy lettering, most likely edits to receive Comics Code approval.

Ballast of Gold (Table of Contents: 5)

A Heap Tale of the Unusual / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
I ? (from Iger Shop)
Pencils
Henry C. Kiefer
Inks
Henry C. Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the true story of a ship that carried hundreds of...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A ship coming from the California gold fields with 578 passengers and crew, along with 15 tons of gold, sinks in a hurricane during September of 1857.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"I" is the writer of many Iger shop stories. The wreck of the S.S. Central America was discovered in 1988 and an estimated $100-150 million dollars of gold has been recovered so far.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Beasts of Bedlam battle for a sleeping beauty!"]
    Heap
  2. 1. Shadows of Satan
    The Heap
  3. 2. When The Sea Goes Dry
    A Heap Tale of the Unusual
  4. 3. The Curse of the Broken Balcony!
    A Heap Tale of the Unusual
  5. 4. Death on the Earth-Mars Run!
    A Heap Tale of the Unusual
  6. 5. Ballast of Gold
    A Heap Tale of the Unusual
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