(April-May 1972)

DC, 1969 Series
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Volume:
15
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Mark Hanerfeld (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Curse of Castle Morby (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Sparling (painting)
Inks:
Jack Sparling (painting)
Colors:
Jack Sparling (painting)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1454

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Curse of Morby Castle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1506

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)
Synopsis:
Lance Cauldan plans to scare his new wife to death, but his aide-de-camp has her own plans.
Reprints:

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
{various} (illustrations)
Inks:
{various} (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
2

Characters:
Cain; Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Lois Lane; Green Arrow; Green Lantern

Divide and Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-1375

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)
Synopsis:
John isn't worried about being exposed for taking kickbacks because he can separate his spirit from his body and murder his accuser. But he doesn't count on his victim entering his body and filing a full confession the next time he vacates his form.
Reprints:

Abel's Fables (Table of Contents)

Abel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1433

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gag cartoons.

The House of Secrets Speaks! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illo)
Inks:
? (illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1588

Indexer Notes

LOC from readers Kathy Magestro, Bill Beigel, Harold Goldberg, Ron Lahusen, Daniel Gheno, Anthony Kowalik and George Nuche.

The Tomb of Ramfis (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1553

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Abel (host)
Reprints:

["Darling! I've found another food can under the rubble!"] (Table of Contents)

The Day After Doomsday... / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-616

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam (killed); Gertrude (killed);
Synopsis:
Adam and Gertrude find a flower, then a wall falls and crushes them.
Reprints:

Dead Man's Diary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original Editor)
Job Number:
J-1552?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)
Synopsis:
Conrad Crane enters J. B. Dales' employ as food-taster, but Crane intends that Dales die not from poisoning, but from starvation, as Crane's father did.
Reprints:

Domain of the Damned! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jose Delbo (signed)
Inks:
Jose Delbo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1330

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)
Synopsis:
Dan Walker washes ashore a tropical island filled with people he thinks look like freaks. He successfully escapes, but not without a significant change to his own appearance.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Curse of Castle Morby
  2. 1. The Curse of Morby Castle
  3. 2. Direct Currents
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. Divide and Murder
  5. 4. Abel's Fables
    Abel
  6. 5. The House of Secrets Speaks!
  7. 6. The Tomb of Ramfis
  8. 7. ["Darling! I've found another food can under the rubble!"]
    The Day After Doomsday...
  9. 8. Dead Man's Diary
  10. 9. Domain of the Damned!
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