The terrifying treasury of sinister scifi and fearsome fantasy returns with two allnew stories to thrill and chill, plus a classic reprint. Its not just about warren, its about the magazine and comic publishing business, including marvel, skywald and dc. This is my current goal with keyscarce warren books. The eerie eyewhat is it like to be a comic book artist and have hordes of.
Warren publishing creepy, eerie, vampirella, the new york citybased company was one of several related publishing ventures run by comicbook artist and 1970s magazine entrepreneur myron. Eerie 115 classic horror comic warren magazine night of. For a brief period in 196667, steve ditko did some outstanding noncomics code approved horror comic book stories for warren s creepy and eerie. Famous monsters of filmland magazine publisher jim warren with the idea of horror comics similar to the 1950s ec comics comic books. For starters heres the famous eerie 1 ashcan, this however is the bootleg one. This particular excursion features the work of comicbook luminaries ernie colon, mike ploog, and dave cockrum, as well as fanfavorite creators doug moench, don glut, tom sutton, sanjulian, esteban maroto, and steve skeats. The eerie horror comics magazine debuted in 1966 under warren publishing. Lettering credit from the index for the original creepy presentation, uncle creepy is replaced by cousin eerie. The largest online source for comic book pricing in the world. Bill has written several interesting biographies including those of joe kubert, harvey kurtzman, john stanley and otto binder. In 1999, comic book artist magazine published the most comprehensive history of the oftneglected company to date in its eisner awardwinning fourth issue. Then, in 1983, the company just suddenly disappeared.
Queen of the purple range by nicola cuti, carmine infantino, and al milgrom. Includes comic book article by joe brancatelli called the inevitable superman story. My warren pubs keyscarce hit list comic magazines cgc. Free file downloads, online comic viewer, plus a helpful, knowledgeable community. Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other comic vine. Each story fits the cover theme of a giant girl atop the empire state building. But warren publishing avoided the comics code altogether by changing formats and publishing as a magazine, bringing us such classics as famous.
Weird magazine oct 1968 eerie publications comic terror. But, until now, the riveting story of warren publishing was incomplete. Eeries earfulcousin eerie has all the news thats fit to misprint, including a blowby blown account of the warrenmarvel softball game. Had i published creepy as a regular comic book, the code would never have allowed this material.
It was released in a hurry to prevent eerie publications from using the title of warrens second horror magazine. Apr 20, 2010 the result was the first modern comic book. Creepy was an american horrorcomics magazine launched by warren publishing in 1964. Twohundred copies were printed, but never distributed through traditional means though some made their. Horror month obviously so another book suggestion for you graphic novel lovers. Steve ditkos outstanding two years of horror at warren publishing. Collecting eerie 15 and millions of other books are. Eerie served as a launching pad for many artists and writers. Warren publication was a publisher of blackandwhite horror anthology comics magazines. A cover gallery for the comic book eerie eerie 69 october 1979 warren magazine grade fine by viewobscura 381 x 508 cover scan of eerie 069 see what dark horse has in store for july 20 from their star wars, creator owned, and video games lines and more. Eerie comic read eerie comic online in high quality.
Find the value of the warren publishing corp comic eerie magazine. Twohundred copies were printed, but never distributed through traditional means though some made their way to newsstands. Uncle creepys been having all the fun in dark horses revival of classic warren magazines, so now its cousin eeries turn. Get the best deals on warren comic book collections when you shop the. The companion publications of the title were creepy and vampirella.
Eerie 1966 1983 from warren publishing league of comic. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. It proved so popular that the following year eastern published famous funnies and took the bold step of selling the comic for ten cents through chain stores. After first introducing what he called monster comics in monster world, warren expanded in 1964 with horrorcomics stories in the sister magazines creepy and eerie blackandwhite publications in a standard magazine format, rather that comicbook size, and selling for 35 cents as opposed to the standard comicbook price of 12 cents. The night of the red death by gerry boudreau and isidro mones. Aug 16, 2018 steve ditkos outstanding two years of horror at warren publishing. Like mad, it was a blackandwhite magazine intended for newsstand distribution and did not submit its stories to the comic book industrys voluntary comics code authority. Sep 20, 2011 eerie magazine was warren publishings outlet for everything fantastic, sinister, and otherworldly. Magazines published by warren include after hours, creepy, eerie, famous monsters of filmland, help. For a brief period in 196667, steve ditko did some outstanding noncomics code approved horror comic book stories for warrens creepy and eerie. The best site for downloading free public domain golden age comic books. In the 1990s, the rook would be recreated in harris comics chains of chaos and the rook comic. First up is a dose of robotic paranoia from redhot writerartist.
The rook is a fictional, timetraveling comic book adventure hero. Each issue was introduced by host character cousin eerie. Herr burgermeister synopsis vampires are hunted by another creature of the night. Eerie s earfulcousin eerie has all the news thats fit to misprint, including a blowby blown account of the warren marvel softball game. Hopefully you guys enjoy my journey as i fill in this run.
The 1964 launching of creepy, a blackandwhite comics magazine that emulated the classic ec horror comics of the previous decade, was so successful that shortly afterward publisher jim warren started a companion publication, eerie. Its sister publications were creepy and vampirella. See more ideas about creepy, comic books and horror comics. Warren publishing was an american magazine company founded by james warren, who published his first magazines in 1957 and continued in the business for decades. Containing reprints of newspaper comic strips, this experimental comic book titled funnies on parade was given away for free. The fabled eerie ashcan edition is technically the first issue of the magazine. Number of printed issues, where it can be verified, any. There was a weremummy by steve skeates and martin salvador. At a time when most comic book art looks like a storyboard for a television commercial, it is important to be. Initially based in philadelphia, pennsylvania, the company. It returns by carl wessler and enrique badia romero. Magazines published by warren include after hours, creepy, eerie, famous.
I so enjoyed bill schellys new book, a biography of james creepy and eerie warren, i did a blog on warren. A bit of trivia that came out during the panel was that warren had originally made creepy and eerie in the magazine format to get around the strict comics code of yesteryear. Jim warren, skywald creepy, eerie and competing with marvel. Warren publishing corp comic book values comics price guide. The early warren comics had some of the best art ever seen in the medium. My warren eerie collection my warren horror runs cgc. This 1975 eerie annual features the hunter by rich margopoulos, budd lewis, bill dubay, and paul neary. Eerie 1966 warren magazine comic books mycomicshop. Oct 02, 2017 horror month obviously so another book suggestion for you graphic novel lovers. The story of james warren taubman, who we know as james warren, is the subject of a great new book by bill schelly entitled, empire of monsters. Wizard wagstaff by jack butterworth and richard corben. Each issues stories were introduced by the host character, cousin eerie.
Eerie warren comic books from warren atomic avenue. In the 1980s, the rook became popular and gained his own comic magazine title of the same name, the rook magazine. Image of bluebeard by bill pearson and joe orlando. A cover gallery for the comic book creepy horror comics, creepy comics, sci fi.
This particular excursion features the work of comic book luminaries ernie colon, mike ploog, and dave cockrum, as well as fanfavorite creators doug moench, don glut, tom sutton, sanjulian, esteban maroto, and steve skeats. Comic book covers presented at cover browser are republished within a fair use context. The comic book world in america had not seen material like this since the days of ec comics. Eerie magazine was warren publishings outlet for everything fantastic, sinister, and otherworldly. After introducing what he called monster comics in monster world, warren expanded in 1964 with horrorcomics stories in the sister magazines creepy and eerie blackandwhite publications in a standard magazine format, rather than comicbook size, and selling for 35 cents as opposed to the standard comicbook price of 12 cents. It was released in a hurry to prevent eerie publications from using the title of warren s second horror magazine. Less wellknown and more downscale than the fields leader, warren. Jim warren, skywald creepy, eerie and competing with. Includes fan letters by future comic writer steve perry and future comic inker wayne faucher. Eerie was an american magazine of horror comics introduced in 1966 by warren publishing. This is no exception, it is a book i did not want to put down.1380 221 1308 1504 226 1458 381 269 120 786 582 1567 598 181 995 1597 1290 283 1234 1393 796 1046 1127 548 1339 1120 51 1100 166 1064 134 11 625 174 1118 871 1150 1123