(April 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 Demon Within (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1586

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["You wouldn't think so -- but it can get kinda lonely around here sometimes!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1444

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Frankenstein monster
Reprints:

Put Your Trust in a Killer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Adolfo Buylla
Inks:
Adolfo Buylla
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); George Ringler; Julie Ringler; Big Joe
Synopsis:
George Ringler is on death row for a murder he didn't commit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cain takes a hand in this story rather than being just the narrator.

Million-Dollar Magic (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1563

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Caspar Creed; Jenkins; James Wood
Synopsis:
Caspar Creed uses his fortune to find a magical artifact to give him back his youth.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1440

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

Hail the Conquering Aliens (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1571

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Dan Welks; Hal; Mayor Plover; Betty Sears; Colonel Bear
Synopsis:
Returning home from a trip, Dan Welks is shocked to discover that his town has been taken over by alien invaders, but two surprise twists await him before the situation is resolved.
Reprints:

The Demon Within! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando (plot); John Albano
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-1301

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Gary Winters (boy who can become a monster); Gary Winters (Gary's father); Kathy Winters (Gary's sister); Mildred Winters (Gary's mother)
Synopsis:
A boy who has magical powers, repeatedly transforms himself in public into a gruesome monster, terrifying everyone. His family decides first to cure him and then to have him lobotomized.
Reprints:

A Tale of Vengeance! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Glanzman
Job Number:
J-1377

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Chet Yovac; Whitney Claymore
Synopsis:
Chet Yovac takes revenge on the owner of the coal mine that his father died within.
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-1592

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Dan Gheno; Jay Howell Zilber; Ron Lahusen; Bob Keeter

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Demon Within
  2. 1. ["You wouldn't think so -- but it can get kinda lonely around here sometimes!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Put Your Trust in a Killer!
  4. 3. Million-Dollar Magic
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. Hail the Conquering Aliens
  7. 6. The Demon Within!
  8. 7. A Tale of Vengeance!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
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