Eerie Publications

Eerie Publications  was a publisher of black-and-white horror- anthology comics magazines. Less well-known and more downscale than the field’s leader, Warren Publishing (  Creepy  ,  Eerie  ,  Vampirella  ), the New York City-based company Was One of Several related publishing ventures run by comic book artist and 1970s magazine entrepreneur Myron Fass . Titles published during their 15 years of operation included  Weird  ,  Horror Tales  ,  Terror Tales  ,  Tales from the Tomb  ,  Tales of Voodoo  , and  Witches’ Tales . All of these magazines featured grisly, lurid color covers.

New material was mixed with reprints from 1950s pre- Comics Code horror comics. Writer and artist credits Seldom Appeared, goal included Marvel Comics penciler / inkers Dick Ayersand Chic Stone ,  [2]  as well as himself Fass, Fass and with brother Irving Ezra Jackson serving as art directors.  [2]  Mel Lenny  [2]  initially and then Golden Age of Comic Books producer Robert W. Farrell had the title of publisher. Carl Burgos , creator of the original Golden Age Human Torch , was editor;  [2] he had created a short-lived character called Captain Marvel, no relation to the old Fawcett comics superhero nor Marvel’s Captain Marvel , for Fass’ MF Enterprises in 1966.  [3]

Fass’ business partner, Stanley Harris , left in 1976 after-a falling-out,  citation needed  ]  and FORMED Harris Publications , Whose arm comic book published  Vampirella  and other Warren forming properties.  [1]

Titles published

Source:  [4]

  • Horror Tales  (27 issues, June 1969 – February 1979)
  • Strange Galaxy  (4 issues, February 1971 – August 1971)
  • Tales from the Crypt  (1 issue, July 1968)
  • Tales from the Tomb  (33 issues, July 1969 – February 1975)
  • Tales of Voodoo  (36 issues, November 1968 – November 1974)
  • Terror Tales  (46 issues, March 1969 – January 1979)
  • Terrors of Dracula  (9 issues, May 1979 – September 1981)
  • Weird  (69 issues, January 1966 – November 1981)
  • Weird Worlds  (5 issues, December 1970 – August 1971)
  • Witches’ Tales  (34 issues, July 1969 – February 1975)

References

  1. ^ Jump up to: b   Brinkman, Tom. “Myron Fass – Demon God of Pulp” . BadMags.com. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011 . Retrieved August 10, 2011 .
  2. ^ Jump up to: d   “Eerie Publications: Comix from Hell” . Empire-of-the = Claw.com. nd Archived from the original on July 21, 2011.
  3. Jump up^  “Independent Heroes from the USA: Captain Marvel” . An International Catalog of Superheroes. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011.
  4. Jump up^  Eerie Publicationsat theGrand Comics Database

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