(February 1972)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
21
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:
Joe Orlando; Mark Hanerfeld (Assistant Editor)
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

Snow Beast (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1507

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover title and cover scene are from two different interior stories.
An earlier indexer theorizes a Joe Orlando layout, but it is not credited to Orlando at nealadams.com or in the Showcase reprint.

Sno' Fun! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-878

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (story host); Gregory (gargoyle); Dr. Wallace B. Peterson (scientist); Professor Strauss (scientist)
Synopsis:
Dr. Wallace B. Peterson wants the fame of the discovery of a lost civilization in Antarctica for himself and so kills his colleague Professor Strauss. On the exploratory mission he is then captured and kept prisoner by that lost race of monstrous men who want to know everything about the outside world. A long time later he manages to escape but returning to civilization he doesn't feel well and goes to relax at the House of Mystery. There he finally melts to water having physically become like one of those lost men.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1438

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

He Doomed The World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1391

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cain (host); Frank Cable; Mr. Hiller; Mr. Lollar; Mr. Carlson; Mr. Hogarth
Synopsis:
Frank Cable sends four explorers to place special metal rods at the highest, lowest, hottest and coldest parts of the Earth.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Gargoyles / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1436

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Gregory
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Hanerfeld ? [as Cain]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1495

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Karl Merris; Mark LeVeck; Phil Crosby; Ralph Alfonso.

Snow Beast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Lynn Marron
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Rich Buckler
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-1223

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Kirk; Sam; Nita; Su-Ka-Tae (Abominable Snowman)
Synopsis:
Alaskan miners are being attacked by someone, is it the Su-Ka-Tae or something else?
Reprints:

The Whole Ball of Tin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein; Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-1186

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Wilson Brown; J. Frederic Brown
Synopsis:
After killing a man, Willie goes to his estranged father for help evading the police.
Reprints:

The Haunting Wind! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
J-1481

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain; Dan Russell; Jim Nelson
Synopsis:
After stealing a ruby ring in Tibet, Dan Russell is cursed to die by a vengeful wind.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Snow Beast
  2. 1. Sno' Fun!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  4. 3. He Doomed The World!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Gargoyles
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  7. 6. Snow Beast
  8. 7. The Whole Ball of Tin
  9. 8. The Haunting Wind!
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