(August 1972)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
21
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (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 Coffin Creature] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1452

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["Greetings! Welcome to the basement of the House of Mystery!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1690

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

The Coffin Creature (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Fleisher (dialogue); Jack Sparling (plot)
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1626

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Stinky; The Coffin Creature; Pierre; Claude La Plat
Synopsis:
Two trappers in the swamp find the treasure the ghostly Coffin Creature has been searching for.
Reprints:

Phony Face! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
E Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Gerry Talaoc (signed)
Inks:
Gerry Talaoc (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1642

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Grant Weymore; Dr. Magog
Synopsis:
Grant Weymore is on the run from the police after pulling a big bank job. Dr. Magog offers to change Grant's face so he won't be recognized.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Albano
Inks:
John Albano
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-827

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

Over The High Side (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Lore Shoberg
Pencils:
Alan Weiss
Inks:
Ralph Reese
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1233

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Dave the Buck; Beelzebub
Synopsis:
Dave the Buck, a member of a motorcycle gang, brags that he'd take on Beelzebub himself for his girlfriend.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ? [as Cain]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1753

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Gail Burt; Greg Myers; E. Rigdon; Dan Gheno; Joel Pollack

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Coffin Creature]
  2. 1. ["Greetings! Welcome to the basement of the House of Mystery!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Coffin Creature
  4. 3. Phony Face!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. Over The High Side
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore