(August-September 1971)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
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 Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Berni Wrightson
Inks:
Berni Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda ?
Job Number:
T1240

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Lonely in Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-1071

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)
Reprints:

[Mouse trap; House coffing; Statue of Frankenstein's monster] (Table of Contents)

Abel's Fables from the House of Secrets / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1195

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gag cartoons.

The Curse of the Cat's Cradle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth ?
Job Number:
J-1207

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Nightmare (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The House of Secrets Speaks! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1256

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Robert Strauss, Janet Witkovsky, Sue, Henry Kurek and Tim Lynch.

The Beast from the Box (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy [as NC]
Inks:
Nick Cardy [as NC]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1204

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Charles Sanders releases and eventually kills a thing from a box.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

also reprinted in Horror (BSV - Williams, 1972 series) #3 (October 1972)

[Lost head; Vampire has sleeping problems; Lion tamer; Dragons breath] (Table of Contents)

Abel's Fables / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lore Shoberg [as Lore]
Pencils:
Lore Shoberg [as Lore]
Inks:
Lore Shoberg [as Lore]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lore Shoberg
Job Number:
289

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons.

Never Kill a Witch's Son! (Table of Contents)

Abel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snappin ?
Job Number:
J-1063

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)
Synopsis:
Ken Rawson's niece and her husband kill Rawson, but Rawson's mother takes her revenge.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Lonely in Death!
  3. 2. [Mouse trap; House coffing; Statue of Frankenstein's monster]
    Abel's Fables from the House of Secrets
  4. 3. The Curse of the Cat's Cradle
  5. 4. Nightmare
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The House of Secrets Speaks!
  7. 6. The Beast from the Box
  8. 7. [Lost head; Vampire has sleeping problems; Lion tamer; Dragons breath]
    Abel's Fables
  9. 8. Never Kill a Witch's Son!
    Abel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk