(March-April 1970)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.15 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 Beautiful Beast] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-659

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (inset)
Reprints:

Boom! (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-287

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Synopsis:
A skydiver lands at the House of Mystery, but Cain learns that the unexpected guest is already dead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Snapinn letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Jerry Grandenetti.

Our Valentine for You! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #390 [80 Page Giant #G-69], on sale January 13

And Here's Your Sneak Preview of Our Next Sensational Giant! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #196 [80 Page Giant #G-70], on sale February 12

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Albano ?
Inks:
John Albano ?
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-342

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 gag cartoons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1969
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 173,206
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 168,174
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Kinney National Service, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando ? [as Cain]
Pencils:
Joe Orlando ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Orlando ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-662

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Teresa Wilson; Melvin M. Thompson; Meade Frierson

["Hi! Room 13 offers you a game..."] (Table of Contents)

Room 13 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragon├ęs (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragon├ęs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-428

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

board game

Voice from the Dead... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
J-288

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
After his death, the ghost of James Chaffin helps his family to find his hidden final will that rights the mistake he made in a previous version.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wood art per Wally Wood Checklist. Previous indexer credited Wayne Howard.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-151

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 gag cartoons

The Beautiful Beast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
261

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Escaped convict Joe Carver flees into a swamp where he meets a beautiful woman with a ruby necklace. He tries to steal the necklace, which leads to his death.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Beautiful Beast]
  2. 1. Boom!
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Our Valentine for You!
    Supergirl
  4. 3. And Here's Your Sneak Preview of Our Next Sensational Giant!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  8. 7. ["Hi! Room 13 offers you a game..."]
    Room 13
  9. 8. Voice from the Dead...
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  11. 10. The Beautiful Beast
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
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  • 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