(March-April 1971)

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:
DC [character]
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

[No Strings Attached!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1049

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

No Strings Attached! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
J-706

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A puppeteer is evicted from his house and dies without knowing that the children he entertained have not forgotten him. His puppets come to life to enact revenge on the heartless man who stole their master's home.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes two-page humorous introductory sequence.

["In fortune cookie is velly seclet message..."] (Table of Contents)

Room 13 / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés ?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sergio Aragonés ?
Job Number:
J-835

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Not reprinted in Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1, perhaps due to the use of stereotypical "Chinese" dialect.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-930

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando [as Cain]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1048

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Rudy Rankins; Bill Winans; Warner Bailey

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1970
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 180,642
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 176,497
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Kinney National Service, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation . Certified by Bernard Kashdan, Business Manager.

The Hanging Tree! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Tony deZuniga
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
J-180?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A witch's curse destroys a man hundreds of years later.
Reprints:

Night Prowler! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1015

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
On Christmas Eve, a man and his wife are awakened by the sounds of a prowler in the house.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [No Strings Attached!]
  2. 1. No Strings Attached!
  3. 2. ["In fortune cookie is velly seclet message..."]
    Room 13
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  7. 6. The Hanging Tree!
  8. 7. Night Prowler!
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