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Doom had a gruesome collection of comics stuffed
with grisly creatures and creations which would come
at will and wreak freaky havoc on the folk he encountered...
Davey aquired his supernatural collection from a wheezing,
spooky newsagent. He was on his way to buy his weekly
comics when he became lost in a real peasouper. The
shop he stumbled upon wasn't a bit like his regular
the newsagent offered him the complete set of 13 Creepy
Comix for just £1...
All sorts of blood-curdling beasts and critters would emerge
from Davey's collection. The most surprising thing,
was that there were quite so many different creations
in the pages ofsuch a slim number of comics. I mean,
Comix appeared week-in, week-out throughout WOW!s run,
on through the merger with Whooppe! and continued in
pages of Whizzer & Chips.
That's an awful lot of beasties!
Oh, but hang on. Davey's creepy collection was fleshed
a tad when WOW! first merged with Whoopee!
In the first merged issue, 2nd July 1983, readers saw
stumbling upon that original spooky newsagents once
This time he's given a Best of Creepy Comix Special
to his comics. The first beastie in this new addition
web-slinging spider beast called The Collector...
The late great Reg Parlett drew Creepy Comix throughout its
He had a fine eye for the fantastic, also bringing us the
The Hand, and that other "creepy"
Fleetway star Creepy