A Ghastly Tale was a series of one- or two-page horror strips which appeared in the short-lived 1980s horror anthology comic Scream! It took its name from the comic’s fictional editor, Ghastly McNasty, who introduced each of the short tales.

List of Stories Edit

  • Issue 1: A monster masquerades as a man in costume to scare kids at a carnival freakshow
  • Issue 2: An experimental hormone formula which is accidentally used on a tree in the 21st century causes it to wreak revenge on a young couple for the destruction of nature by humanity.
  • Holiday Special 1986: A man thinks he’s going to appear on television show This is Your Life, but finds out that he was actually killed in a car accident some time earlier.
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