Tales from the Plague

Tales from the Plague #1

Tales from Plague: | 1971 | 1986 | Weirdom Comix | Weirdom Illustrated |

1st: April 1969, under name Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969): Special Plague Issue.
2nd: Nov. 1971. Weirdom/Dennis A. Cunningham. 6-1/2″x10-1/8″. $.50. 32[+4] pages. Cover: glossy color. Guts: newsprint. 10,000 of print.
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“Tales from the Plague [Montage]”
Wraparound Cover Art-Richard Corben (prob. 1971). Color.
Single frames from the story in color.

“Laural-Li’s Intro #1” [SYNOPSIS].
1 pg: pg 1. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
One big frame.
“Tales from the Plague”, Part 1(2)
19 pgs: pgs 2-20. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
On first page “The Plague. Script by Dennis A. Cunningham.”
“Laural-Li’s Intro #2”
1 pg: pg 21. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
One big frame.
“Tales from the Plague”, Part 2(2)
11 pgs: pgs 22-32. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
“Laural-Li’s Afterwords”
1 pg: Inner Back Cover. s-Dennis Cunningham, a-Richard Corben. B&W.
One big frame.

Tales from the Plague [1986]

1986. Eclipse/Bill Leach. 8-3/8″x10-5/6″. $3.95. Soft Covers: glossy color. Guts: white. Also 500 signed. [id,leach,ober]

“Tales from the Plague [1986]”
Wraparound Cover Art [-> den[III] #10]-Richard Corben (1986). Color.
Bill Leach, the publisher, is actually guy with torch on Front Cover; Bill send to proof it (cf. Cover Sketch, Water Color 7″x10″).

“Tales from the Plague [Info Box]”
1 pict: pg 2. a-Richard Corben (prob. 1971). B&W.

“Laural-Li’s Intro #1” [SYNOPSIS].
1 pg: pg 1. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
One big frame.
This reprint has wide pages than comic book versions; that’s the reason why each page (included Inner Back Cover) has an extra strip on outer side of comic story.

“Tales from the Plague”, Part 1(2)
19 pgs: pgs 2-20. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
On first page “Tales from the Plague. Illustrated by Richard Corben. Written by Dennis Cunningham.”
“Laural-Li’s Intro #2”
1 pg: pg 21. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
One big frame.
“Tales from the Plague”, Part 2(2)
11 pgs: pgs 22-32. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Weirdom Illustrated #13 (1969)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
“Laural-Li’s Afterwords”
1 pg: Inner Back Cover. s-Dennis Cunningham, a/r[Tales from the Plague #1 (1971)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
One big frame. Rewritten with the history of comic story “Tales from the Plague”.

© Bill Leach, all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Copyright © 1999 Heart-Attack-Series, Ink!,
Created: July 11, 1999. Last updated: January 6, 2020 at 21:41 pm

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