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1918: Tales of the Zombie #8 (v1)

" A Death Made Out of Ticky-Tacky! "
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Tales of the Zombie #8 (v1)
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Editor-in-Chief: Roy Thomas
Cover Artists: Earl Norem
Writers: Steve Gerber
Pencilers: Pablo Marcos
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Editors: Tony Isabella, Marv Wolfman
Cover Date: November 1974
Release Date: September 1974
Story Arc: -
Pages: 22
Cover Price: $0.75
Times Read: 159                 Times Rated: 107
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Universes:   Earth-616  
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Tales of the Zombie #6a (v1)
Tales of the Zombie #7 (v1)
Tales of the Zombie #8 (v1)
Tales of the Zombie #9 (v1)
Strange Tales #172 (v1)
1916: Tales of th...
#6a (v1)
1917: Tales of th...
#7 (v1)
 
1919: Tales of th...
#9 (v1)
1920: Strange Tal...
#172 (v1)
 
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With the hope of eternal rest soon to be realized, a twist of fate lands the Zombie's amulet in the hands of unsavory youths. Now the Zombie must play slave to his misguided new masters.
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  Zombie (Simon Garth)
Zombie (Simon Garth) last appeared in Tales of the Zombie #7 (v1). Zombie (Simon Garth) next appears in Tales of the Zombie #9 (v1).
     
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  Calthor Says:    
  2012-11-26 11:23:37  
  That rat is behaving a bit too frantic and unrealistic for any kind of rat, really.

Also, 'swingers' are really soulless people, apparently.

Well, the story in this one isn't too special, but the brutality and murdering is quite innovative for this point in the Order, have hardly seen much like it!
 
 
 

  Drax Says:    
  2013-07-30 13:23:19  
  It appears nothing is too much for these magazines, even suggesting necrophilia...  
 
 

  TheAmazingGatorMan Says:    
  2015-04-30 21:26:19  
  When will the crappy voodoo zombie stuff end? Its run it's course quickly, and is very crappy.  
 
 

  duncanm Says:    
  2015-08-13 17:40:03  
  Zombie is now free from control, and he is piiiiissed. Opens up some new story possibilities. The story from this one would make a nice B-movie, if it's not one already.
"Swingers", eh? Any reason to get more T&A in these mags.
 
 
 

  gumchewspit Says:    
  2016-06-28 15:49:21  
  Kind of sad that the side and one-off characters in this title are a lot more memorable than what we get in the main superhero titles.  
 
 

  Russ Says:    
  2017-09-27 22:38:10  
  Another episode of "1001 Uses for a Pet Zombie." Have to admit that the group having Simon do his best Michael Jackson was pretty funny. Sure beats sending him out to beat people up all the time, but maybe just have the zombie tee-pee somebody's house next time.

Figures that Fred's group would feature some scantilly-clad women. There wasn't much of that in the past few issues and a reader must've complained about the lack thereof.

3 stars, and a very bad and tasteless joke about how Dora likes whatever's stiff.....
 
 
 

  Katryn Says:    
  2017-10-22 20:45:09  
  You'd think that when the old guy died, they'd stop messing with the zombie, but no. Dora is cold.  
 
 

  edgar987 Says:    
  2017-12-21 03:37:25  
  This has been a fun run. I am a little worried about the next issue with a writing change though the art is still gorgeous.  
 
 

 
 
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   February 11, 2018 TStarnes
   June 29, 2016 TStarnes Added Pablo Marcos creator listing.
   June 29, 2016 TStarnes Added Steve Gerber creator listing.
   June 29, 2016 TStarnes
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