(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

[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 credits come from the Letter page 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 credits come from the Letter page 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
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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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