(March 1972)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
21
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

[The Beast's Revenge] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Michael W. Kaluta
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1527

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["Glad you could make it!"] (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Michael W. Kaluta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-1497

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

The Beast's Revenge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Michael W. Kaluta
Inks:
Michael W. Kaluta
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-1369

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); John; Margaret
Synopsis:
John is impatient with his sister's love of animals, and accidentally kills her when she tries to protect her dog from his anger. John is then attacked and killed by other animals around the farm that his sister had befriended.
Reprints:

The Secret of Camp Galaxy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
J-1526

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cain (host); Johnny Thornton; Mr. Nairam; Vorkle; Thboothga; Uncle Y'Tram; Zeba; Orgaal; Svardo
Synopsis:
Johnny Thornton is chosen to go to a summer camp staffed by aliens from other planets, but his parents believe it's all an elaborate hoax.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1971
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 187,408
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 194,734
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 .

The Forbidden Wish (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1392

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Cain (host); Cal Colby; Helen
Synopsis:
Cal Colby finds a Native American talisman that grants him whatever he wishes for, but one wish inadvertently causes his death.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sergio Aragon├ęs (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragon├ęs (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1435

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

The Lunatic (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Ralph Reese
Inks:
Ralph Reese
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-1242

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Aaron Edwards; Peter Edwards
Synopsis:
Angry villagers demand that one of two brothers should be killed because he is insane, but which one is it?
Reprints:

[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-1532

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Craig Ledbetter; Countess Mary Day; Jim; Louis Manzato; Matthew Graham

A Breath of Black Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway [as Francis X. Bushmaster]
Pencils:
Tony deZuniga
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-915

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Terron; Tatuk
Synopsis:
An Egyptian Pharaoh begs the gods to restore his son to life, but is unwilling to pay the price they demand.
Reprints:

Slogging Through the Swamp On a Murky Evening (Table of Contents)

A Witch's Garden of Curses / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Joe Orlando ?; Sal Amendola ?
Inks:
Joe Orlando ?; Sal Amendola ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
G-752

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Robert Frost poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Beast's Revenge]
  2. 1. ["Glad you could make it!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Beast's Revenge
  4. 3. The Secret of Camp Galaxy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Forbidden Wish
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Gargoyles
  8. 7. The Lunatic
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  10. 9. A Breath of Black Death
  11. 10. Slogging Through the Swamp On a Murky Evening
    A Witch's Garden of Curses
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