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Adventures into the Unknown (1990 A-Plus) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Adventures into the Unknown (1990 A-Plus) 1

    Painted cover art by Frank Frazetta. Dog Days, script by Nicola Cuti, art by Joe Staton; Dog-man seeks help from a sorceress. The Timeless Tribe!, script by Richard Hughes [as Adam Barr], art by Kenneth Landau; Archaeologist finds a hidden valley of shape-changers. B&W ads for Frazetta prints (Schanes Products & Services); color back cover ad for the Frazetta Museum. Demon of Destruction, pencils by Frank Frazetta, inks by Al Williamson; Physicist frees a demon. Dawn at Stonehenge, script by Tom Himes, art by Mike Zeck; Researchers find the secret of Stonehenge. The Strange Mr. Milque, script by Nicola Cuti, art by Tom Sutton; Vampire hunts for a wife. 52 pgs. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures into the Unknown (1990 A-Plus) 2

    Painted cover by Frank Frazetta. Edited by Roger Broughton. Stories by Joe Gill and Richard Hughes (credited as Shane O'Shea, Kurato Osaki and Curt Carpenter). Art by Al Williamson and Roy Krenkel (credited as Roy G. Williams), Steve Ditko, Sal Trapani, Pete Morisi, Dick Beck, Tom Hickey, Sanho Kim, Kenneth Landau and John Rosenberger. A collection of sci-fi and horror tales from classic 1950s ACG comics and classic 1970s Charlton comics, assembled by latter-day Canadian publisher Avalon/ACG. The highlight is Land of the Living Dead, with art by comics legends Roy Krenkel and Al Williamson, as a dead man writes in to this very comic in an effort to clear his name. Also, a couple has to spend one night in a haunted mansion to collect a large inheritance. Featuring reprints from ACGs Adventures into the Unknown, Forbidden Worlds and Unknown Worlds, and Charltons Ghost Manor and The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves. Hell House; To My Pal Joey…; Fuhrenbauers Fake Folks!; Fatal Call!; Land of the Living Dead; Seekers of Evil; The Ancient Idol! 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Adventures into the Unknown (1990 A-Plus) 3

    Cover by Bailey Mart. Edited by Roger Broughton. Stories by Nicola Cuti, Tim Boxell and Richard Hughes (credited as Shane O'Shea). Art by Kenneth Landau, Mike Zeck, Ogden Whitney, Edvard Moritz and Rich Larson, plus one story by Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Wally Wood, and Joe Orlando. A collection of sci-fi and horror tales from classic 1950s ACG comics and classic 1970s Charlton comics, assembled by latter-day Canadian publisher Avalon/ACG. The highlight is about a boy who accidentally summons the spirit of a vengeful sorcerer while playing with the skull on his fathers desk. This oft-reprinted story, Skull of the Sorcerer, features pencils by EC legend Al Williamson, inks by Joe Orlando and Wally Wood, and one panel inked by Frank Frazetta himself. Also, an escaped convict flees into the swamp and thinks hes in the clear, but then he encounters the alligator woman. Featuring reprints from ACGs Adventures into the Unknown, Forbidden Worlds and Unknown Worlds, and Charltons Scary Tales. Skull of the Sorcerer; Hades University; Bride of the Swamp; Snatcher; 1,000 Years Ago…in 1992; Unknown Rescuer; The Westphalian Werewolf! 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Adventures into the Unknown (1990 A-Plus) 4

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    Cover by Rich Larson. Edited by Roger Broughton. Stories by Gordon Derry, Joe Gill, L. Sabalys, Nicola Cuti and Carl Wessler. Art by Ogden Whitney, Dan Day, F. Nieto, Joe Staton, Charles Nicholas & Nicholas Alascia, Rich Larson, and Sam Glanzman. A collection of sci-fi and horror tales from classic 1950s ACG comics and classic 1970s Charlton comics, assembled by latter-day Canadian publisher Avalon/ACG. Dan Day adapts a poem by Gordon Derry; A subway rider discovers the horrifying truth about the things that live underground. Unlike previous issues, this one is mainly Charlton reprints. Featuring reprints from ACGs Adventures into the Unknown and Charltons Ghost Manor, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves, Creepy Things and Ghostly Haunts. Roll Me Down; To Die A Witchs Death; When The Bell Tolled; …A Spell of Misery; Laffertys Widow; The Other Presence!; The Things in The Subway! Final issue of the series; followed by the Adventures Into the Unknown Halloween Special. 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.