(September 1971)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
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

Follow the Piper--to Your Grave! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1063

Follow the Piper to Your Grave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-424

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Cats Who Knew Too Much! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1062

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Ferry Was Waiting! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1061

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Doctor Rawlings is transported on a night ferry whose captain died shortly ago. This way the deceased captain pays off a debt to the doctor.
Reprints:

The $30,000 Corpse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff [as Al Case]
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-855

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-1056

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jay L. Zilber, Bill McDonough and Helena Allmon.

Queen of the Snows! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Peril / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Job Number:
B-1060

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Johnny Peril; Lee Allen; Subara; Bill Davis; Jack Gordon
Synopsis:
Johnny Peril finds his friend Lee Allen, who just before he dies swears he has seen Subara the Ice Queen, who the natives believe lives on frozen Mt. Subara. Johnny returns to the mountain with two more friends, but only he encounters Subara. They refuse to believe he met the mythical woman until he produces her crown of roses.
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Indexer Notes

Pencilling and editorial credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Also confirmed in the letter column of The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #128.

Frightened to Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-409

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The letter column in The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #128 lists the writer of this story as Al Case, one of Murray Boltinoff's pen names.

Till Death Do Us Unite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-997

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title has "Till Death Do Us Part" with "Part" X'd out and "Unite" written above it.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Follow the Piper--to Your Grave!
  2. 1. Follow the Piper to Your Grave
  3. 2. The Cats Who Knew Too Much!
  4. 3. The Ferry Was Waiting!
  5. 4. The $30,000 Corpse
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  7. 6. Queen of the Snows!
    Johnny Peril
  8. 7. Frightened to Death!
  9. 8. Till Death Do Us Unite
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Zee
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Max Capp
  • R S
  • Ramon Schenk