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INNOC YOUNG DRAIN THEIR 'OR A )EADL PURPO!

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL! BOOK-LENGTH VAMPIRELLA BLOCKBUSTER!


ART: JOSE GONZALEZ


'SI

ISSUE NO. 50

APRIL 1976 Ssfeauk

...

VAMPI'S SCARLET LETTERS

,

Many readers have applauded VAMPIRELLA's new, more realistic direction. But where is the new VAMPI, many fans want to know? Can believability co-exist with "The Wonder World of Ambergris, Kato and Tonto?"

OUR COVER The vampiress from the stars faces a mysmenace ... the catwoman, Pantha. The fateful meeting render-

terious extraterrestrial

ed

in this

spectacular cover by Sanjulian!

Editor-in-Chief

&

CALL ME PANTHER

Publisher

Murder in people ripped to shreds, blood drained from their bodies. But

JAMES WARREN

Wildwood Cemetery

Editor

W.B.

Production Manager

W.R.

.

.

.

VAMPIRELLA has discovered the murderer. A girl wearing an amulet of a Panther. A girl

DuBAY

who transforms

MOHALLEY

Assistant Editor

herself into a killer cat!

EGYPTIAN JUNK PEDDLER

LOUISE JONES

By

Production

virtue of the

charm VAMPIRELLA

held,

a person could become a snarling panther. But magic lay in the amulet, not the wearer. Where did the bauble come from? By what sorcery did it possess such power?

JAMES IMES

Cover

SANJULIAN

Artists This Issue

AURALEON

GRANNY & BABY DEALERS

BILL DuBAY

VAMPIRELLA and Adam helped Fleur smash a kidnapping ring. Now Fleur will use her witches powers to devine the secret of the Amulet. A mystery that will send VAMPI and Adam racing for the pyramids of Egypt!

JOSE GONZALEZ JEFF JONES

ESTEBAN MAROTO JOSE ORTIZ RAMON TORRENTS Writers This Issue

BILL DuBAY

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.

.

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"The Wonderworld of AmIssue #48, alluded to Pensoon as VAMPIRELLA "at death's door." off the plane in bergris, Katoand Tonto, Too!" dragon was shocked when Conrad New York, knew the real the latest chapter in the reVAMPI was home to stay! juvenated VAMPIRELLA se- Van Helsing died, but Pendragon is a really vital charries, was another excellent I've watched the recent developments in the VAMPIR- Bill DuBay offering. My only acter. Please, don't kill PendragELLA story with concern and complaint is that the main ac-

Warren Publishing deserves an A-plus for VAMPIRELLA #48. The high quality of this issue was an added induce-

growing, delight. Concern for the safety of the characters dehave grown to love

"Ambergris, Tonto and Kato, Too!" had real style. An ex-

Asstepped

.

.

I

growth

light in their

.

.

into full

fledged people with legitimate, realistic concerns. now turn to each VAMPIRELLA installment with an delicious appreheneager, I

With what grave terrors, wonder, will the dark side the city confront our hero-

sion. I

of

ine next?

And

I

am

always delighted

to find out!

GERRY JONES

tion

in

this

story,

like

pressive issue.

Nothing

stirs up graphic arts fans like an "artist con-

The one that has in

VAMPIRELLA

for the past several issues

is

no exception. Unfortunately,

very

the

nature of a fan s allegiance to a certain artist makes such a controversy ultimately fruitless. Although certain moreor-less objective criteria can be cited, any judgement as to who is the "best" artist for

VAMPIRELLA

is

unavoidably

subjective. '

In

tion

VAM Pi's case, the

evalua-

even more subjective

is

than usual. VAMPI's appearance is crucial to the success of the feature as a whole, and every fan has his own conception of how our delectable Drakulonne should be rendered. letter Essentially, each plugging. a certain artist said,

X is the best PIRELLA because

for

''Artist

I

VAM-

like

his

work." I'm more-or-less on record in these pages as a man wholeheartedly in favor of the masterful Gonzalo Mayo's VAMPIRELLA. Nevertheless, I'd welcome experimentation. Why not give the excellent Ramon Torrents a crack at delineating our vampiress? Esteban Maroto's VAMPI would, no doubt, be fabulous! But we'll never know what these fellows can do unless you give them a chance.

a

on!

M. FAUST No address

previous VAMPI tale, "A MonCalled VAMPIRELLA,"

this will change in future issues. certainly hope so. Zesar is good, but he's simply not right for VAMPI I

Get Jose Gonzalez back, if you possibly can. He's the

man

for this job!

R.ZIMMERMAN Lion, Pa.

Interestingly

letters

been raging

.

ster

Red enough, the page of VAMPIRELLA #48 had more life than most of the stories in this unim-

the

focused not on VAMPI, but on characters not central to the progress of her saga. However, the ending of implied that "Ambergris"

Queens, N.Y.

troversy."

.

I

I

VAMPIRELLA #48

displayed Zesar's strengths (as well as his weaknesses) far better than his previous VAMPI tale in issue #46.

He obviously enjoys drawing fantastic turn-of-the-century machinery. He's great at perspective and architectural details, such as fire escapes. Unfortunately, it takes more architectural than skilled rendering to draw a woman as truly beautiful as VAMPIRELLA. Zesar's

VAMPI

is

a bland sort of way.

pretty, in often,

Too

however, she has all the sex appeal of a dead fish. VAMPI's facial expressions should be both subtle and variable, since emotions make the character come alive. It is

quality of aliveness makes for genuine sex

this

that appeal.

Jose Gonzalez managed to create this quality. So did Jose Ortiz and Gonzalo Mayo. Perhaps, sometime in the future, Zesar will also master this most difficult art. The script for "The Wonderworld of Ambergris, Kato and Tonto, Too!" shows that it is possible for our heroine to have adventures that are lighter in tone than usual, without descending into the sort of cheap "yuks" that charprevious acterized some scripts.

And, as of this episode, the series seems to be moving forward to what? Some.

.

.

thing wonderful,

I

know!

The story

of

man's attempt

to outwit the devil

is

as old

There are fine examples of it throughout mythology, folk tales and literature. And now we have a

as the

hills.

particularly in the rents

Bill

winning version

DuBay/Ramon

Tor-

"The extravaganza, Satan Complex." Mr. Tibbs wanted to fly. And of course he got his wish ... for a price. He had meant merely to sign over his business to the devil. He hadn't intended to forfeit his life. Of course, that's what peodoing business with ple get the devil. Their just desserts! .

.

.

And Ramon Torrents,

fine

artwork made arrivingat the obvious conclusion a tremen-

dous pleasure.

very thoughts. VAMPIRELLA #50 brings you these innovaand more. tions .

.

"Starbright Lantern was cause for commendation as well.

909")

In fact, the only suggestion could make is a general one concerning the choice of a I

VAMPIRELLA

regular.

artist

Keep Zesar on VAMPI okay? ,

GORDON DOMES Baytown.Tex. There have been obvious lulls in VAMPI's life since her saga began. Onesuch low point

began

VAMPIRELLA's

with of

influx

episodes

audacious

lovers.

the

of

by

scripted

Flax-

on returned to the States un-

pretty fair and Gerry Boudreau's story was delightful. Definitely top notch!

Ramon Torrents produced #48's

issue

finest

art.

His

"Satan Complex" was excelbeautiful as only Ralent .

.

.

mon Torrents' highly detailed, realistic style allows. Bill DuBay's story was a bit predictable but that didn't stop

me

from enjoying it. "Of Death and Distinction" and "Simon Silvershoe" both had fine art coupled with unimpressive plots. And "Ambergris, Tonto and Kato, Too!" was just plain awful. Zesar's much-too-sketchy art coupled with DuBay's completely uninspired plot resulted in a story that doesn't make it!

just

DuBay and Boudreau are both fine writers. Each turned out one excellent tale this and a passle of meissue diocre ones. It's my opinion that they were overworked. suggest that, in future issues, you include more than .

.

I

two

writers. T.

Stuttgart,

c/o

der the direction of a writer.

The

strip

new

began to

come alive with excitement. From the moment VAMPI and Pendragon set foot in the knew New York airport, everything was going to be I

okay!

But "Ambergris, Tonto and Kato, Too!" isn't quite

what

had expected from the fantastic beginning of this series of new adventures. I

I

hope

it

doesn't herald the ad-

vent of a new

lull

in

VAMPI's

VAMPI

as a do-gooder vampiress isn't so great. The concept of VAMPIRELLA as fugitive was, and is, fantastic. Zesar's art is the closest to Jose Gonzalez' that Warren Publishing has yet found. Although some of it looked rushed, in the main, it was exquisite. Being a die-hard Gonzalez fan was pleased career.

I

.

..and impressed! G. KNOWLTON Rochester, Minn.

THOMAS

.

BRIAN CADEN

LETTERS

and

"Starlight Lantern 909" was the best story in VAMPIRELLA #48. Jose Ortiz' illustration was

Cincinnati, Ohio

VAMPI'S SCARLET

cellent tale and fine art by the relative newcomer, Zesar, made this episode one of my favorites. Indeed, the balance of the issue ("Of Death and Distinction," "Simon Silvershoe"

man Lowe. Then VAMPI and Pendrag-

Torrents? Este-

ban Maroto? On VAMPIRELLA? Congratulations, Ed, our

substory,

Orleans, La.

New

CRITIC

Germany

Ada, Ohio

^J Ramon

VAMPIRELLA

The

They infected many

LOUIS GRIFTY

ED O'REILLY

PJ

ment to continue my scription ad infinitum.

oooc^ Warren Publishing

145 E.

32nd Street

New York, N.Y.

10016

Editor's Note: This issue is dedicated to the many friends co-workers who have

and

made my

four-year

stay at

Warren Publishing both memorable and pleasant. To the writers and artists whose genius has guided me. And to Bill Mohalley, Weezie Jones and Jose Toutain who have forever supported this stum-

bling editor. With this issue of VAMPIRELLA, I am retiring as editor of

the Warren magazines.

BILLDuBAY


.

GRAVEYARDS.OH A CHILL WINTER NIGHT THE SILENCE IS DEAFENING. 7UE DEAD CAN BE HEARD WHISPERING N TH El R TOMBS I

OTHERS COME TO WATCH DANCING SHADOWS PROMENADE ACROSS WALKWAYS OF THE

SOME COME HERE TO RELIVE: HAUNTING MEMORIES WITH FRIENDS LONG- PASSED FROM THIS WORLD.

yET OTHERS COME BECAUSE THEY APE MORE WITH THE DEAD THAN THE

COMFORTABLE

LIVING.

IMAGINATION.

ALL WHO COME SOFTLY RETURN THE WHISPERING OF THE DEAD.


AND BEFORE A STUNNED VAMPtRELLA CAM COMPREHEND WHAT HER EYES SEE, THE TERRIFIED GIRL LUNGES FREE OF HERGR4SF? LOSES SUBSTANCE, AND SLOWLY TRANSFORMS...


STORY: BILL DuBAY / ART: JOSE GONZALEZ


...WHILE HOT, THICK, ANIMAL

BREATH NAUSEATES THE GIRL FROM THE STARS WITH CLOSENESS...

ITS

.

REEKING FROM THE STENCH OF NEWLY- KILLED

_ ...BREATH J

HUMAN MEATS

VISCIOUS

CLAWS

ANGRILY

IM

THE AIR. ..AND A CRUSHING S/OE BLOW CATCHES

BUT AS SHE FALLS, UNCONSCIOUS HAM DS CLUTCH A STRANGE NECKLACE THAT HAS GONE

VAMPIRELLA FULL IN THE SKULL f

UNNOTICED

FLAIL

IN

THE CONFRONTATION.


QUICKIY, SHE PICKS UP THE SHREPPEP

COAT TO COVER HER NAKEDNESS. HERSAWAff...

THETWINKUNQ OF AN EYE, THE BEAUT/ FROM DRAKULON IN

LEAPS INTO THE AIR... AND £\/OLVES INTO ATI NX

LEATHERN BAT..

1


— IMAGINE.' A WORLP OF DARKNESS. BLACKNESS. ETERNAL NIGHT. WHERE THE SUN NEVER SHINES. WHERE EVEN A GLOW OF LIGHT IS FORBIPPEN TO ENTER.

Wa

IAMGINE!'THAT WORLP POPULATE? BY SINISTER,

FORMLESS WRAITHS.

SUCH A WORLP IS THAT OF A 6LIN0MAN. CONRAP

VANH6LSING. PROFESSOR

UNREAL. SPECTRES. EVERLURKING. EVER-CHANGING. EVER REACHIHG FORTH TO

OF THE OCCULT. HUNTER OF THE SUPetfNATURAL...

HAUNT...10 possess... TO CREEP ABOUT IN THE

EARKNESS.'

Tz

^C^

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WITH HARSH REALITIES WTERTWIHEP. THINGS THAT

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SAW A.. .A

NO.. .THIS

WAS

~

WOMAN /M(/R0£R££?..,\

PIFFEREHT,

HER THROAT SLASNEP* A-AHP SOME HORRIBLE CREATURE GIGGLING HIPEOUSLYAS HE IAPPEP UP THE SIRl'S

VAMPIRELLA. YOU

SAW NO CREATURE LIKE I'VE BNVISIONEQ,

WHAT X HAVE SEEN

rAHP SOMEHOW.,

HAS YET TO HAPPEN. IT WILL, HOWEVER WK£ PLACE WITHIN THE SAME CENTRAL

SOMEHOW

IT

TIEP IN WITH

RMULET.

ie

WIS I

CITY CEMETERY.

WARM SLOOP/

"(TH/45

ELEMENTS OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN

PESI6N. YET IT POES NOT APPEAR TOTALLY EGYPTIAN, AN AMULET AS AS THIS SURELY COULP NOT HAVE ESCAPEP HISTORICAL RECORPS COM PL ETSLy. "

AGED

SUGGEST WE SEEK OPINION ON>EGYPTS

FIRST,

IS THERE:

iWfl

AN EXPERT

OCCULT ARTS'"

W&»//9 «4

PELVIN6 SUPERNAL.

AMARNA.'

ANYONE

IN THE WHOM /OUR

FATHER POESN'T /CAIOIV?

LwxXi

'


ENVELOPES APAM VAN HELSING AW THE BE FROM THE STARS AS THEY ENTER THE SHOP OF EeXPTWN /VWSTESy.

QARKN6SS

^TTR/S

04MN THIS PLACE 16 SPOOKY.' â&#x20AC;¢'

IV HATB TO SET

CAUGHT WITH MY PANTS

POWN

IN

HERE.'

(Tie

THE

mSTfAMOUS.. THE MIDST SPELL

BINPINQ ARTIFACT IN

ALL EGYPTIAN LORE.'

BUT SURELY YOUR FATHER'S

FAMEP

EXTRASENSORY ABILITIES

PERCEWEP

^ ITS HISTORY/

IS

OPRCB

THE

^3'

OF YOUR EGYPTOL06l<STIN-RESIPBMCE ?


,

"II IS KNOWN THAT THERE WERE THREE PISVNCT ERAS IN EGYPTIAN HISTORY. THE OLP KING POM- THE MIPPU KINGDOM. ANP THE NEW KINGDOM... WHICH SAVE WAY TO THE SOMAN EMPIRE AROLMP THE YEAR ONE A.P.

h "THROUGHOUT IT6 'i

MANY CENTURIES, ANCIEHT EGYPT WAS RULEP BY THIRTY DYNASTIES. THE LEGENP OF THE

KHAFRA STONE BEGINS IN THE FOURTH PYNASTY, WITH KHUFU, MOST NOBLE

"ACC0RPM6 TO LEGENPS, THE PHAROAH WAS ENJOYING

BUNPING LIGHT OUT OF THE

A ROYAL BATH

SKY.. .SHAWNS THE

'...ONLY

IN

THE NILE

OP ALL THE PHAROAHS. "

WHEN THE &OPS SENT A BOUT OP

EARTH WITH AM INTENSE

TO EMERGE SECONPS LATER...

WITH THE UNCONSCIOUS'

FORM OF A

G/ANT MAN."

WONOER."

"LEGENPS SAY THE GIANT

WAS SO

TONGUE-TlEP HE COULP FORM NOT ONE PISTIN6UISHABLE WORP. PESPITE PHAROAH ANP THE STRANGE MAN BECAME FAST FRlENPS... THIS,THE

INSEPARABLE. * "PHAROAH GAVE

HIS

COMPANION THE

NAME KHAFRA. ..HEALER. FOR IN HEALEPHIS OWN WOUNPS QUICKLY... ANP AT THE SIPE OF HIS NOBLE LORP, HEALEP THE WOUNPS ANP CUREP THE ILLS OF ALL WHOM HE ENCOUNTEREP. "

TRUTH, THE GIANT

MAN

BECAME THE WISE OF KHUFU'S COURT. HE WAS QUICK TO BE LOVEP, RESPECTEP 3Y NOBLEMAN ANP SLAVE ALIKE. ANP TO PHAROAH'S ENEMIES... THERE WAS NO GREATER FEAR THAN THAT OF KHAFRA'3 POWERS. "

"HE

"FORITIS SAIP THAT KHAFRA, BECAUSE OF A STONE GIVEN HIM 9Y THE GOPS, COULP ALTER HIS SHAPE INTO THAT OF A BLACK KILLER... ANP STALK TIRELESSLY THOSE WHO BID i

HIS

\

PHAROAH ILL."


"PHAROAH LIVEP MANY HAPPY YEARS WITH HIS FRIENP, KHAFRA, AT HIS SIPE. WHEN /QG£ CIAIMEP THE NOBLE RULER, THERE WAS NONE SAPPER THAN KHAFRA, THE HEALER."

"PHAPOAH LEFT NO SONS TO CONTINUE THE pyNASTZ OF HIS RULE. W'TH HIS PEATH, THE THRONE WAS PERMANENTLY VACATEP. AT TH J?E0UEST

OF

HI

ASCENPEP THE THRONE

"5EFORE HIS DEATH, KHAFRA, TOO BEGAN CONSTRUCTION OF MS 10MB„.

AS WELL AS THAT OF A TAWP, SMALLER TOMB FOR HIS PESCEHPANT, THE /VfiKT PHAROAH."

IN HI5

PHARDAH'S NAME.'

A

TO THIS PAX NONeV BUT HE /MUST HAVE HAVE COMPLETELY; ASSUREDLY BEEN A UNPBRSTOOP BELOVBP RULER, FOR AT HIS DEATH, THE KHAFRA, OR THE PEOPLE OF EGYPT MYSTERIES WHICH ERECTED AN SURROUND HIS

APPITIONAL

MEMORY.

.MOHUMENT TO HIM...

'

TODAY tf is SIMPLY 'CALLED THE SPHINX. ANP^ IT S/T5 FOREVER, OVERLOOKING THE GREAT .PYRAMIDS OF KHAFRA

AND XNUFU.'

"KHAFRA WISHED THE THREE P CRA-

MPS

PLACEP IN A LINE, SO, HE THE GREAT 600S COULP SEE THAT THE PEOPLE OF EGYPT HAD NOT FORGOTTEN THEM J "

CLAIMS!?/

INCREPIBLE/


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/ANP ^5 THE GENTLY SOBBING WOMAN IS LEP FROfA THE ROOM, TWO OLP FRlENPS CAN ONLY STARE SILENTLYAT EACH OTHER.

ONE KNOWS NOT HOW HE WAS ABLE TO CONJURE AN ILLUSION

POWERFUL ENOUGH TO HALT A SCREAMING TERROR.'

HURT AW

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CHARACTER... BUT EVER SO

a/ecessary TO CALM

SNA T TERE0

NERVE5...


STORY: BILL DuBAY / ART:

RAMON TORRENTS


"

RESEARCH, pendragon.'

THERE ARE THOSE, TOO, WHO ARE MOTIVATED BY ANYTHING BUT GREED.

WE'RE LOOKING FOR CLUESJ\ AND WE'RE HERE COURTESY OF MADAME POLICE COMMISSIONER.'

BE IT FOR THIS ANCIENT VAUDEVILLIANTO

WHILE WE WERE ALL" WRASSLING WITH MADAME EL AMARNA LAST NIGHT, ANOTHER GRISLY MURDER WAS BEING

QUESTION A WIZENED PHILOSOPHER'S

THEOREMS. &UT I AM CURIOUS, OLD FRIEND, AS TO WHAT THE .

HELL WE ARE

DOINe

IN

PERPETRATED

MY UNFORTUNATE CONCEPTION

UNOPENED SINCE

.

I HAD A VISION Or HER MURDER. I TOLD ALL OF ABOUT IT. YET WE ... I IGNORED THAT WARNING, SIMPLY BECAUSE WE WERE IN POSSESSION OF THE

KHAFRA STONE

I

WE WERE CERTAIN THAT THE AMULET AND ITS MYSTICAL TO CHANGE WHOEVER

ABILITIES

WEARS IT INTO A KILLER CAT, WAS THE CAUSE OF THE FIRST MURDER. .THE ONE DISCOVERED BY VAMPIRELLA! .

IT IS MY THEORY THAT SOME STRANGE BLOOD-LUSTING CREATURE RESIDES IN THAT

CEMETERY... PERHAPS LIVING THE VERY TOMBSTONES HAS BEEN USING AS SACRIFICIAL ALTARS J

UNOER IT

AND

I

PROMISE

IN

WILDWOOP CEMETERY.'

THIS

TOMS UNDER POLICE HEADQUARTERS, PERUSING DUSTY TOMES THATVE BEEN

ARCHAIC

YOU

THAT I WILL NOT REST UNTIL I UNEARTH THE SECRET BURIED IN WILDWOOD

CEMETERY/

'


.

,

PITY OUR VACATION HERE HAS BEEN DAMPENED BY A SWEET CHILD

BUT AFTER OUR ORDEAL IN NEW YORK

'TIS A

WHO

.

WE NEED A 600D MYSTERY TO 6ET 616 BACK TO THE OLD

CITY,

LIKES TO DISCOVER

FRESH BODIES DANGLING AND A GRAVEYARDS -

.

IN

GRIND'

.

.GUILT- RIDDEN, VOW- MAKING

'AREN'T YOU THE

PROFESSOR

LEAST BIT CURIOUS ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THIS AMULET, PEN

IT'S CALLED

CONSCIENTIOUSNESS, PEN .WE COULD EASILY WALK AWAY FROM ALL THIS,

.

OR HOW

IT

CAME TO

BE HERE ?

NEVER LOOK N AND \ BACK .

.

.

"*«*»"

•J*\

0*

%*&.*

PLOT

ADAM WHAT ARE -YOU SAYINQ ? you DON'T THINK COLT COULD HAVE BEEN IN

CITY HELPLESS WITH A

A STATE

IT TELLS

OF A SECRET

J

BY ONE DOCTOR COBRA TOREWPERTHE

POWERFUL SUSPENDED ANIMATION DRUG! THE REPORT CONTINUES.. A YOUNS CRIMINOLOGIST, DENNY" COLT, MALTED THE PROFESSOR, BUT WAS FOUND FACE DOWN IN A PUDDLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS

DRUG

OF SUSPENDED

ANIMATION ALL THAT TIME ?

BODY EATEN AWAY BY MAGGOTS AND WORMS'

THAT'S EXACTLY

WHAT I THINK/ FURTHER SUGGEST THAT COLT HAS ONLY RECENTLY COME OUT OF HIS

\A

CRYOSENIC TRANCE

YEARS AGO.'

.

HE AWAKENED TO FIND HIMSELF IN A TOMB, NO DOUBT HIS CLOTHING, HIS COFFIN AND PERHAPS EVEN PARTS OF HIS

... I

nearly THIRTY-FIVE

.

VEGETABLE

^

.

THEY BURIED COLT IN WILDWOOD CEMETERY-

IT MAKES SENSE, SON BURIED ALIVE ALL

THESE YEARS, DENNY COLT COULD HAVE TRANSFORMED INTO A MINDLESS

,

.AND BECAUSE OF H1S~ ORDEAL, HAS BECOME SOME SORT OF HIDEOUS BLOOD LUSTING MONSTER J . .

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WELL, THAT'S F/N£ FOR MYSTERY

COLT SOMEHOW/ CLAWED HIS WAY OUT OF HIS GRAVE AMD DESPERATELY NEEDlNa

NUMBER ONE. BUT WHAT ABOUT THIS AMULET? HOW DO WE UNLOCK

A SOURCE.

THE SECRET OF THIS PANTHER-

OF NUTRITION

AFTER THIRTY- FtVE YEARS, ATTACKED TWO WOMEN

FOR

THEIR.

BLOOD.

MAKINB TRINKET? TO LEARN THE HISTORY OF THAT AMULET, WE'D NEED SOMEONE WHO'S BEEN

AROUND

SINCE THE DAYS

OF OLD KHAFRA HIMSELF

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A

TURN YOUR. HEAD TO RED

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WHAT'S THAT WITCH'S i

NAME

SHE'S SUPPOSEDLY

AGAIN,

'A

LOVE 9 THE ONE WH0'5 SUPPOSED TO HAVE LIVED

WHITE WITCH

who'!

DEVOTED HER POWERS TO HELPING AN INVESTIGATOR NAMED DANNY

SOMAN / -

LIVES.'?

SHIFTER

i

THEIR OFFICE »

RIGHT ACROSS

THE STREET... S6IT

FROM PEN'S DESCRIPTION OF THE LAW, THAT COULD

&EHER

COMING NOW

A^MS.FLEUR

AND MR. SHIFTER AT LAST? IT'S SO NICE TO MEET THE

COMPETITION. I'M GRANNY GOOSE^ HEAD OF A VERY SPECIAL ADOPT/ON AGENCY. YOU'VE BEEN

NAUGHTY TONIGHT. YOU EMPLOYEES OVER TO THE TURNED ONE OF MY

AUTHORITIES.! FEAR YOU0.L HAVE TO MAKE

AMENDS, MY CHILDREN.'

m^M DRIVE, WILLARD)

'


UH,PAI

I

DON'T

WANT TO FRIGHTEN YOU, BUT THAT LADY YOU WERE WITH JUST TURNED INTO A BAT.


BUT IT 15 A SAVAGE CAT AT THE SIDE OF A DEADLY BAT THAT SMASHES THROUGH THE WINDOW, SURPRISING THE TENSE .

.

-asm

.

BAB"/- PEDDLERS

OH

K-KILL THEM, you IDIOTS.'

/W

GOD

J

SHOOT THEM !

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NO MUSTN'T J

{KILL

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.

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IN

AN EYE-TW1NKING,THE BAT

BECOMES A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN.

AND HUMANITY


THERE /S NO MYSTERyT^I KHAFRA STONE., \ PROPERTY OP THE DESCENDANTS OF A NOBLE EGYPTIAN PHAROAH I ,..AHD A TRAVELLER FROM J BEYOND THE STARS

THIS 15 THE

1

"FOR AS LONG AS THERE HAS BEEN RECORDED TIME, THIS AMULET HAS GRACED THE THROATS OF A NOBLE FAMILY: A FAMILY THAT WAS SPAWNED BY KHAFRA PHAROAH, HEALER AND ,

STAR- TRAVELLER."

"THROUGHOUT CULTURES THAT HAVE LONG PASSED

"I

HAVE SEEN KHAFRA'5 I

DESCENDANTS IN

|

THIS EARTH, THE DESCENDANTS OF A LOST

EGYPT, ROME, SYRIA, % ME.DIEVAL ENGLONDE, f

STAR-TRAVELER HAVE USED THIS AMULET TO become HUMAN PANTHERS!'

NEW WORLD.

FROM

FRANCE AND THE

I \

THROUGHOUT MANY LIFETIMES, THE LEGEND OF THE

\

PANTHER-PEOPLE HAS BEEN ONE OF THE

MOST SPELLBINDING MYSTERIES."

"HIS

WAS THE

IN

-BRED POWER TO

CHANGE. To become A PANTHER AT WILL YET, SINCE PHYSICAL ALTERATION . .

.

OF A BODY

BO SHOCKING TO THE 6YSTEM, TECHNOLOGY WAS NEEDED TO ASSUAGE THAT SHOCK. .TO IS

.

PREVENT TOTAL INSANITY- THE TECHNOLOGY OP THIS AMULET WAS DEVELOPED BY PEOPLES OF A FAR DISTANT PLANET.' "

_


IT'S

MORE

LIKELY

THAT THI5 AMULET HA6 BEEN) STOLEN FROM ITS RI6HTFUL

OWNER&.

> AND IF THAT '5 THE CA6E, KHAFRA'S DE5CENDANTS COULD BE |M 6RAVE TROUBLE ESPECIALLY IP

.

.

.

THEY REVERT TO THE/R PANTHER. FORM

TOO OFTEN WITHOUT THE USE OF THE

rf

THEy COULD BECOME IRREVERSIBLY

INSANE J

JFJ^


• PAWN. PAIN

A CHILP CRYING BIRTH, IT FAIRLY

LIKE

OF

FROM THE

SCREAMS

itf

%:

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OH,APAM, IT IN

ISN'T

THRILLING TO BE EGYPT... A COUNTRY

SORICHINHISTORT .yET SO MYSTERIOUS.

IMAGINE, THE ANCIENT

KHAPRA MUST HAVE STOOP UPON

THIS VSRY OVERLOOKING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE .GREAT PYRAMIOS. H/LL,


...ANP THEN

WE

STUMBLE UPON A

PEMALE WHO QUITE CAPABLE OFACTeWNG HER FORM

INTO

THAT OF A SHE-

after" the

woman

attached anp killep^

'our men in the tombT WE HAP TO MOVE //£*? ANP THE ANCIENT VEWCLE HERE, SO OFFICIALS OF THE EGyPT/AN GOVERNMENT

NOT BE ALERTED TO OUR FINDINGS.

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"CHANGING!"

l^ONCE WE SHIP BOTH THE GIRL AND /THE CRAFT TO MOSCOW OUR SCIENTISTS CAN

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S75C/P/ THEM.,, FIND

OUT WHAT MAKES £v4C// OF THEM TICK.

WE WILL an <4/e/»*y

...AND

have

OF RECCE PANTHER- 1


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MISS. HOW^ ASSIST yOU'

AM,

MAY

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WE WERE TOLP M9tf COULP^TI/IM^ HELP U5 FINP /A V0UNS 6IRL J EXPEDITION HAS BEEN WHO JOINEP >OJR ARCHAE-J 7ERMINATEO PUE TO AN OLOOICAL EXPEPIT/CN.^. UNFORTUNATE ACCIOSNT'AT .OUR PIGGING SHE.

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THE ONLY VOUNG GIRL OUR PARTV WAS A

SECRETARY,

I &ELIEVB,

JO ONE OF OUR AMERICAN/ COLLEGUES...

ONE OF OUR YANKEE FRIENPS

WHO

CUT POH/A/ IN COLP BLOOP BY

WA<5

ARA& TERRORISTS.*^

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RELUCTANTLY, APAM VAN HELSINGANP THE FROM THE WARS LEAVE THE RUSSIAN

you think THeyve ^^not^wlTW/^t^biit ^^ivTsowelo owe HERE TONIGHT... BAM TO B4CE 1 IW POSITIVE THEy AHP LOOK AROUNP. WTH THB PAHTHE* 1 HAVE HER LOCKEP

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ARCHAEOLOGISTS...

^£IMY SCMEPIACE! ^

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{

THE

PLACE

IS

GUARDED TOOHEAV/LV

TO BE A MERE , RUSSIAN EMBASSY.'

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V FEELING, LOVER?

\h

V ^SOMETHING'S ROTTEN

4(

W \JT

MOSCOW, APAM.' BRULLOW ANP HIS BUPPY BECAME VERY

UPTIGHT WHEN

THEY

SAW

i THE PANTHER HEAD ON THE AMULET.

THIS IS

1

'

INCREP18LE

..UNBELIEVABLE!

I PON'T LIKE :th/6 AT ALL.

THAT NIGHT

AN AMERICAN YOUTH SHIVERS

THE COLO EGYPTIAN

IN

1JW*.\

SHAPOWS AS

AVNY8AT

|

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OF THE EAABA65y.

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VAMPI POESN'T

COME OUT OF THERE

TEN MINUTES, IN

'

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THE BAT MAKES ITS WAY THROUGH THE VENT... EMERGING IN A LARGE, PARKENEP SUB-CELL/iR STOREROOM...

IN

I'M GOING

TO TAKE THAT GUARP OUT

ANP GO

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P-PI.EASE...HELP

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THE BOLSHEVIK

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HELPS THE WEARY, PRI&HTENEO GIRL OUT OF THE CRAMPEP CAGE,

Y-yOU MEAN XAMA PE6CEHQANT OF AN eXTRAT£RRESTtAL.„ KHAFRAJHE EGYPTIAN PHAZOAHJ>.

LJBW ]!!mk

AW RELATES

ALL THAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE SUE BEGAN HER GUEST FOR THE PANTHER GIRL.

i\r

V**Z>

\^r ^Bm-i YOU MUST BE J HOW ELSE COULP YOU BECOME ^A

AT HER SIDE, ANOTHER HOT OF THIS EARTH, PONS A EQUALLY ALIEN

PANTHER AT

\

IV/Ll,*

...WHILE

GIRL,

NECKLACE

,'

THEY STAMP... THEY

STARE.


AW WHEN IT 15 P0NE...AHP ALL 16 SILENT, TWO BLOOP-PRENCHEP, EXHAUST6P GIRL6 ARE -ALL THAT REMAM LIVING IN A SORE-SPLAT TERED

/FOP </S,

IT'S

THE£Afc?OFAN I

\APV£NTURE,AEAM'

ROOM..,/

NOW.. "BUT A MAN... ^ M/M\l ANP A WOMAN CAME ONE NIGHT TO TAKE ME AWM. THBYSTOLe

ME...KIPNAPPEP ME.. .AW SOLP MB FOR A LOT OF MONEY! THE MAN CALLEP THE WOMAN .GRANNY- GOOSE.' " . .

'AFTER THAT, I, ..I ^SOS.'f I ONLY WANTEP TO FORGET/ YET, I'VE TRIEP 50 HARP TO REMEMBER SINCE THEN... TO

P/SCWERM)' ORIGINS."

I...I THINK...

I

IT5 TIME,. .FOR ME TO GO

NOME/

SURELY KHAFRA'S SPACESHIP CAN'T

COULP, WOULD HAVE

fity/IF IT

HE

RETORNEP

TO Hie

PLANET!


THIS CRAFT WAS FOUWP IN A TOMB MUCH YOUNGER THAN

KHAFRA'S. IT

SOT

ff'5

I

PONT KNOW NOW

HERE...

WHY IT'S HERE,

EXISTANCE POSES SOME

.

INTERESTING ?05SWUTESL/\\ 1 KWOW ONty THAT IT IS QOTfG PUNCTIONAL...QUITE CAPABLE OF TAKING MB HOME....EOR I HAVE SEEN THE RUSSIANS

STUPY IT... OPERATE

IT

LOOK CLOSELY AS\THE SUN KVSES, PANTHA. \

LOOK ANP SEE THE

! ,

LA5T^7A9SASTHEy FACE

f

s

\ \

'iiL

)

L

INTO THE

i-*

LONELY

THEN THAT'S WHERE I SHALL GO.NOMB!

MAN STAN PS ATOP

OH,

AN ANCIENT HILL

WHAT A SWEET

SOt/A/IP THAT

WORP

HAeJ

A

CHILL,

IN

MySTEPIOUS

EGYPT. ..A HILL

THAT HAS IA/ITWESSEP

'WHAT CAN I EVE!? PO TO REPAY /OU,

AWE

HISTORY THAN

Yall THESE y£ARsTl\ I

what's a nice eoy LIKE yOU COINS IN A COUNTRY LIKE .

ONE TO MY

WANT EP ONLY

THING, APAM...

RETURN TO

THIS? BUT WHEN IT CA/WE RIGHT POWNI T<2 LEAVING...I...T

VAMP/RBLLA?

JUST COCILPN'T.

F

...yET IT

HAS

W/TNE55EI7 NOTHING

SAPPER THAN THIS

PAY... WHEN

THIS

1 GUESS I'VE

STOPPED

MAN MUST WATCH A lOVeP ONE

FEELING SORRY FOR MYSELF, ANP

PASS FROM H/SDFE,

HAVE FINALLY REALIZE?

ANP RE TURN FROM WHENCE SHE CAME/

THAT THANKS TO ANP PEN...

YOU

WE

FOUNP MY HOME J


THE GRAl/E. THE FINAL RESTING PLACE. WHERE MOTHER EARTH

HER CHILPREN... RETURNING THEM TO HER

THE GRAVE

.

PEACEF

...SAVE FOR

SILENT. LONELY.

CAN BE FOUNP

WOMB FOR

EMBRACES

THE FINAL TIME.

WHERE AN ETERNITY OF RESTRJLNE6S IN

PEATH..,

THOSE RARE MOMENTS WHEN THE LIVING TREAP CARELESSLY INTO THE REALM OF THE QEAO.'

STORY: BILL DuBAY / ART: JOSE ORTIZ


39


CUL


THAT, I FEAR> WE WILL NEVER

^n

KNOW, MY

a

A-

PEAR! <C

Jfe^-

ANP IF THAT IS THE CASE, THERE. ARE, NO P0U3T, SEVERAL OF

V 1/

THE ASTONISHING

#

PANTHER AMULETS, ABOUT... ... ,

H

F

Si \V

EACH

CAPABLE OF

CHANGING

A HUMAN

8E/NGINT0A SHAPE

NIGH1

KILLER

BEAST/ BUT HOW PIP THtS^ I

COME TO BE BURIEP HERB,

VEHICLE

PROFESSOR? AS FORUS.7!

WE HAVE £?OV£ WHAT WE CAME

HERE TO PC. WE H^VE OUf?

CAPTURE?

PHANTOM

KILLER.'

ANP I 5U5PECT THie P/ARY" WILL TELL U6 THE REASONS SEHINP H/S SENSELESS SLAUGHTER OF THREE WOMEN. 1


ELMIRO PUNS FOOT NOTHING

T 'SOMEWHERE, .>

IS

MORE

5C/VIETIME..

THAN\}|

SOMETHING

A PATHETIC,

HUMBLEP MAN.

ONCE... NOT TOO LONG A&O, WE

WORK6P

IN

IN

HISMINP

SMAPPEP..

THE

SAME OFFICE. HE WAS

CONSTANTLY

ME

BARTERING ANP SOME OF THE OTHER GIRL'S

44

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A SPECIAL THANKS TO WILL EISNER, WITHOUT WHOSE PERMISSION THIS ISSUE WOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE!

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