(July 1976)

General Books, 1976 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1976
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
General Book Distribution
Printer
Printed in Finland
Editing
Dez Skinn (editor)

Issue Notes

Publication date as listed in "House of Hammer Index: Volume 1," printed in House of Hammer #12 (Sept. 1977). Indicia only lists a copyright notice of 1976, and a second printing date of January 1977.

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Lewis (credited) (painting)
Inks
Brian Lewis (credited) (painting)
Colors
Brian Lewis (credited) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula; Frankenstein's Monster; The Werewolf; The Mummy; Mister Hyde; The Reptile

Indexer Notes

Cover.

The Curse of Frankenstein (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Donne Avenell
Pencils
Alberto Cuyas
Inks
Alberto Cuyas
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Baron Victor Frankenstein; Paul; The creature; Elizabeth; Justine
Synopsis
After its brain is damaged the creature escapes from Baron Frankenstein's laboratory and is shot dead by Paul. The creature is secretly retrieved and revived by the Baron but the Baron's discarded mistress Justine sneaks into the lab and is locked in by him since she vies for his hand in marriage. She is killed by the creature which escapes and pursues the Baron's betrothed Elizabeth. During the ensuing chase the creature falls into a vat of acid and is destroyed and the Baron is jailed for the murder of Justine as the police don't believe his wild story and no hint of the creature remains.
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2 of the adaptation of the 1957 Hammer Films production, THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN.

Captain Kronos (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Clemens
Pencils
Ian Gibson ?
Inks
Ian Gibson ?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Captain Kronos; Professor Heironymous Grost; Carla; Balderstein

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3.

Swamp Fever (Table of Contents: 4)

Van Helsing's Terror Tales / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Leroy Rickman; Alan Booth (idea)
Pencils
Trevor Goring
Inks
Trevor Goring
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abraham Van Helsing (narrator); Rick Van Cleef; Bea; Sue; Kathy; Burt; Mama Dubois
Synopsis
Van Cleef murders young girls in the swamp until one of them, reanimated from her severed arm by a local voodoo witch, lures him into the swamp to his own death.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
  2. 2. The Curse of Frankenstein
  3. 3. Captain Kronos
  4. 4. Swamp Fever
    Van Helsing's Terror Tales
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