(December 1969-January 1970)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Dick Giordano
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Welcome to the House of Secrets] (Table of Contents)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-312

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Introduction to next sequence/story.

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man must choose between living in this world or a dream world.
Reprints:

[Interlude] (Table of Contents)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-313

Characters:
Abel
Reprints:

Bigger Than a Breadbox (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Saaf ? (see notes)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-375

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original artwork was in Art Saaf's possession according to his son Steve (see error report June 2009). From this statement the credits were changed to Art Saaf. Original indexer credited Mike Roy on pencils and Mike Peppe on inks, while DC credits Mike Royer on pencils and Peppe on inks in Showcase Presents: The House of Secrets (DC, 2008 series) #1. Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo, September 2013.

Once Upon a Time in a Mystery Book (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-462

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustration.

[Interlude] (Table of Contents)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-314

Characters:
Abel
Reprints:

The House of Endless Years (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway [as Gerard Conway]
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-392

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (story host); Judy (girl); Neal (Peggy's brother); old hag; Peggy (girl); Tippy (Peggy's dog)
Synopsis:
Two girls, Judy and Peggy, in search of Peggy's lost brother Neal, enter an old house where lives an old hag who warns them to leave for their own good. They don't and find out that the evil house drains the life from those in it by leeching on their fear of death, condemning them to an endless eternity.
Reprints:

[Epilogue] (Table of Contents)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-315

Characters:
Abel; Cain
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Welcome to the House of Secrets]
    Abel
  3. 2. The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
  4. 3. [Interlude]
    Abel
  5. 4. Bigger Than a Breadbox
  6. 5. Once Upon a Time in a Mystery Book
  7. 6. [Interlude]
    Abel
  8. 7. The House of Endless Years
  9. 8. [Epilogue]
    Abel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk