(January-February 1973)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1972-11-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Joe Orlando; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #90.


[The Hotel] (Table of Contents)

Weird Mystery Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
?

Job Number
J-1997
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

An apparently-unauthorized, painted version of this cover appears as the cover image on the non-comics German magazine Silber Grusel-Krimi #361 (Oct. 28, 1981). It is credited to Özcan Eralp. (Per Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2017/09/swipes-across-water.html)

[Weird Mystery Tales] (Table of Contents: 1)

Destiny / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1970
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Destiny (host)

The Devil to Pay (Table of Contents: 2)

Weird Mystery Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1818?
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Secret of Bat Island! (Table of Contents: 3)

Weird Mystery Tales / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1835
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Writer credit comes from the letter pages of Weird Mystery Tales #6.

The Hotel (Table of Contents: 4)

Weird Mystery Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1737
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit comes from the letter pages of Weird Mystery Tales #6. Previously credited to Wayne Howard. Pencils and inks credits from Tim Stroup via the GCD Main List (29 March 2009); the previous indexer credited Jack Sparling. Letters credit from Brian Saner Lamken via the GCD Main List (29 March 2009).

To Live Forever (Table of Contents: 5)

Destiny / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Romy Gamboa
Inks
Rico Rival
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1620
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Destiny (host)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Cosmic Log / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando ? [as Destiny]
Pencils
Berni Wrightson (illustration)
Inks
Berni Wrightson (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1927
Characters
Destiny
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Hotel]
    Weird Mystery Tales
  2. 1. [Weird Mystery Tales]
    Destiny
  3. 2. The Devil to Pay
    Weird Mystery Tales
  4. 3. The Secret of Bat Island!
    Weird Mystery Tales
  5. 4. The Hotel
    Weird Mystery Tales
  6. 5. To Live Forever
    Destiny
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Cosmic Log
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