([June 1980])

K. G. Murray, 1977 Series
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100
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Murray Publishers Pty Ltd
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Murray Comics
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Issue Notes

This and all subsequent issues of this title were classified as unrestricted in Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney), Friday 19 September 1980 (#136).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Paul Levitz (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stories of Spine-chilling Suspense in…"Pay the Final Instalment…and Die!"
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Final Installment (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Kelley
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Letters
Jean Simek
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Paul Levitz (original editor)

Job Number
J-5346
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Charley; Big Dan; Paulie; O’Toole
Reprints
Keywords
drugs; plague

The Prisoner in Cell Block #7 (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
?
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
George Millard
Synopsis
Botanist George Millard's experimental insecticide formula periodically transforms him into a weird creature with no memory of his actions when he reverts to human form.
Reprints
  • US from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #177 (June 1965) [Artwork on pp1 altered to fill page by adding space between first caption and between lines of story title. DC logos and “Strange Adventures” banner removed from every page of story.]

The Claws of the Harpy (Table of Contents: 3)

Secrets of Sinister House / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher; Russell Carley (art continuity)
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor)

Job Number
J-3213
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dennis Neilson; Bruce; Janice; Icarus (harpy eagle); George Benton
Reprints
Keywords
harpy eagle

The Mournful Bells of Santa Morte (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nestor Redondo
Inks
Nestor Redondo
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1159
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Joe Dunn; Bill Carver; Brother Fancisco
Synopsis
Two GIs find a treasure in a monastery and decide to retrieve it after the war.
Reprints
  • US from The Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #21 (June-July 1972) [Illustration of Cynthia (host) and her speech balloon removed from pp1; artwork extended and title moved to left to fill page. All panels containing Cynthia from story removed and artwork altered/extended to fill the spaces. Complete last panel (Cynthia and speech balloon) removed.]
Keywords
World War II

Anachronism (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Kraar
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters
Alex Toth; ?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor)

Job Number
J-1639
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Clyde Pritchett; Hector (horse)
Reprints

Demon Child (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Alex Niño
Inks
Alex Niño
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Job Number
J-3460
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Melissa Stribling; Mr. Dunlop; Mrs. Dunlop
Reprints
Keywords
demon; exorcism; necromicon; pentagram

Night Call, Collect (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc
Inks
Ruben Yandoc
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Paul Levitz (original editor)

Job Number
J-5124
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Alex Fell; Macleod; Grahm
Reprints

The Haunting Hussar of West Point (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1731
Reprints

The Burning! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Tom Palmer
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor)

Job Number
J-1664
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Meg Cooper (witch); Adam Strat
Synopsis
A man, without any memories, is apparently saved from death by Meg Cooper, an ugly witch. After having Meg make him a lot of gold, he betrays her to the local village. She is tried and burned alive and Adam reverts to the straw man he was.
Reprints

A Tomb for the Living! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan (as Jack Phillips)
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1009
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lucifer; Sloane; Cyrus Randolph; Jonas; Esmeralda
Synopsis
A burglar ends up trapped for life under Cyrus Randolph's mansion.
Reprints
  • US from The Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #19 (February-March 1972) [Illustration of Mildred (host) removed from pp1. Mildred and her word balloon removed from last page and artwork extended to fill the space.]

13 Rue Morgue! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Jack Abel
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-924
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Leon; Christine
Synopsis
Struggling writer, Leon, lives in famous writer Jacques Tremaine's house for inspiration.
Reprints

Farewell to a Fading Star (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Jean Simek
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1011
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Norma Deering; Joel; Jeanie Deering; Howard Hanson
Synopsis
A famous movie actress can't accept that she is getting older.
Reprints

The Ouija's Omen (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Stephen R. Bissette (as SR Bissette)
Inks
Stephen R. Bissette (as SR Bissette)
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Jack C. Harris (original editor)

Job Number
J-5748
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sheriff Bufford; Rosa
Synopsis
Sheriff Bufford kills Rosa after she refuses to date him.
Reprints
  • US from The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #191 (May-June 1979) [Illustration of Morded (host) removed from pp1. First panel of pp5 with Modred deleted and artwork from panel two extended; Mordred illustration deleted from last story panel.]
Keywords
fortune teller; gypsy; Ouija board

Rest in Pieces (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson ?
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Job Number
B-2220
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Tim
Synopsis
Tim makes his own tombstone, complete with date of death.
Reprints

6 Collections 130 Items (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Stories of Spine-chilling Suspense in…"Pay the Final Instalment…and Die!""]
  2. 1. Final Installment
  3. 2. The Prisoner in Cell Block #7
  4. 3. The Claws of the Harpy
    Secrets of Sinister House
  5. 4. The Mournful Bells of Santa Morte
  6. 5. Anachronism
  7. 6. Demon Child
  8. 7. Night Call, Collect
  9. 8. The Haunting Hussar of West Point
  10. 9. The Burning!
  11. 10. A Tomb for the Living!
  12. 11. 13 Rue Morgue!
  13. 12. Farewell to a Fading Star
  14. 13. The Ouija's Omen
  15. 14. Rest in Pieces
  16. 15. 6 Collections 130 Items
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