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Clockwise from top: Fang, Screamqueen, Slither and Gross-Out


Scare Tactics is a comic book series published by DC Comics. A total of twelve issues appeared, dated from December 1996 to March 1998. The series, written by Len Kaminski, was a part of DC's Weirdoverse group of titles.

The series focused on the band Scare Tactics, which was a group of monstrous rock and roll musicians that encountered supernatural adventures while on the road.

The band/team consisted of:

  • Arnold Burnsteel (manager/bus driver)
  • Fang (Jake Ketchum - werewolf, lead guitarist)
  • Gross-Out (Philbert Hoskins - mutated human, drummer)
  • Scream Queen (Nina Skorzeny - vampire, lead singer)
  • Slither (James Tilton - reptilian human, bass guitarist)

The series contains examples of: