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Creepy Magazine was a black-and-white comic book publication that ran from to 1964 to 1983. It went under the title of a magazine to avoid UsefulNotes/TheComicsCode.

Hosted by the namesake Uncle Creepy, it specialized in pulp horror tales and featured the likes of Frank Frazetta, Joe Orlando, Reed Crandall, Neal Adams, Dan Adkins,Johnny Craig, Steve Ditko, Gray Morrow, John Severin, Angelo Torres, Alex Toth, Al Williamson and Wally Wood. Archie Goodwin is remembered as being the one of the comic's best writers.

Creepy has been revived as a comic publication by Dark Horse, who are publishing the original Creepy comics as the Creepy Archives.

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!!Tropes:
* BodyHorror: Many, many examples. For example,[[spoiler: a man who wrongfully sentenced his victim to death has the head of the executed man grow on his chest]].
* ComicBookAdaptation: The comic adapted various horror stories by authors such as Creator/EdgarAllanPoe and Creator/BramStoker
* DarknessEqualsDeath: "Thing of Darkness"
* FunWithAcronyms: "V.A.M.P.I.R.E."
* FurAgainstFang: Several stories.
* GuestHost: Cousin Eerie. The host for Frazetta's werewolf story was different, too.
* HenpeckedHusband: The protagonist of "Fun & Games"
* HorrorHost: Uncle Creepy
* KarmicDeath: This happens in almost all the stories in Creepy.
* ManEatingPlant: In one story, [[spoiler:a gardener is mistaken for a vampire because she exhibits many of the trademark vampire traits. She was really just finding victims to feed to her plants, who were vampires.]]
* OriginsIssue: Uncle Creepy's origin story is told in one issue. He's a [[spoiler: mish-mash of different monsters formed after a strange substance was spilled in a house full of monsters.]]
* OurOgresAreHungrier: "Ogre's Castle"
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Loads of examples.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Just as many.
* VoodooDoll: [[SarcasmMode Suprisingly]] appears in a story titled [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "Voodoo Doll"]]
* {{Wolfman}}: Self-explanatory
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