(November-December 1968)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Joe Orlando
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[The Curse of the Cat] (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
Neal Adams; Jack Adler

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
cats; cemetery; graveyard

The Son of the Montross Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos ?; Mort Meskin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host; inserted for this reprint, does not appear in original)
Synopsis:
The grandson of the creator of the Montross Monster creates another monster so that they will destroy each other and restore the family name.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The GCD index of the original printing of this story gave Roussos as the inker, the indexer of this printing thought it was Meskin inking himself. It is unknown at this time which is correct.

Welcome Fellow Tenants (Table of Contents)

Room 13 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

Odds and Ends from... Cain's Cellar (Table of Contents)

Cain's Cellar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (guide)
Reprints:

Does Your Hand Have Any of These Lines? (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Last Meal (Table of Contents)

Stories from Cain's Library / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles King
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story. Is this a reprint? Charles King was a pseudonym for Ted Udall in the 1940's.

The Curse of the Cat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Howie Post
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Multiple single panel gags.
A guy on stilts has one stilt on fire.
An airplane crashes into a radar station.
A boxer knocks another fighter's head off.
A fencer shows up wearing a musketeer outfit.
A coffin maker discovers an awakening vampire.
A doomsday sign carrier passes out in the middle of the street.
A blind beggar is distracted by a passing girl and heads for an open manhole.
A target is painted on the back of a man for a firing squad.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Curse of the Cat]
    House of Mystery
  2. 1. The Son of the Montross Monster
  3. 2. Welcome Fellow Tenants
    Room 13
  4. 3. Odds and Ends from... Cain's Cellar
    Cain's Cellar
  5. 4. Does Your Hand Have Any of These Lines?
    Page 13
  6. 5. Last Meal
    Stories from Cain's Library
  7. 6. The Curse of the Cat
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore