(April-May 1970)

DC, 1968 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:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
Neal Adams ?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
8538

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Pencil/Ink credit confirmed in the letter column of Unexpected #120.

Play a Tune of Treachery (Table of Contents)

Judge Gallows / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
Judge Gallows (host); Destine; Jennings; Walton
Synopsis:
Destine sells tapes that create illusions of reality.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer, Pencil and Ink credits confirmed in the letter column of Unexpected #120.

Pages numbered 6 and 12 are only half pages.

The 7,000 Foot Grave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
B-457

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A skydiver has a heart attack.
Keywords:
parachute; skydiving

The Face In The Ball (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
B-210 ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Benson; Julia; Leland
Synopsis:
John Benson buys a crystal ball that tells his future.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crystal ball

Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan [as Jack Philips]
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Holloway
Job Number:
B-464

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Hester; Cedric; Uriah; Ed Sykes
Synopsis:
Cedrick schemes to get Hester's land, not believing the stories that she is a witch.
Keywords:
witch

Indexer Notes

Writer credit confirmed in the letter column of Unexpected #120.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 292,000
Single issue closest to filing date: 315,000

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-546

Indexer Notes

Letter from Jerry Wilson. Also includes two paragraphs from Art Saaf on his career.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester?
  2. 1. Play a Tune of Treachery
    Judge Gallows
  3. 2. The 7,000 Foot Grave
  4. 3. The Face In The Ball
  5. 4. Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester?
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
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