(September 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 [circle]
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 Burning] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony deZuniga
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1790

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["Welcome back! I'm Cain, your conscientious caretaker..."] (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:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-1633

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

Sentimental Journey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Bill Payne
Inks:
Bill Payne
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-1660

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Aunt Aggie; Dana
Synopsis:
Dana holds a fake seance to try to convince his rich aunt to commit suicide.
Reprints:

Beastly Funny (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lore Shoberg
Inks:
Lore Shoberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gag cartoons. Art credits from the Showcase Presents reprint.

The Burning! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-1664

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Meg Cooper (witch); Adam Strat
Synopsis:
A man, without any memories, is apparently saved from death by Meg Cooper, an ugly witch. After having Meg make him a lot of gold, he betrays her to the local village. She is tried and burned alive and Adam reverts to the straw man he was.
Reprints:

A Real Mother! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Virgilio Redondo [as Virgil Redondo]
Pencils:
Ernie Patricio [as Ernesto Patricio]
Inks:
Ernie Patricio [as Ernesto Patricio]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1608

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Lester; Muriel; Jack
Synopsis:
Lester's step-mom locks him in a closet when his father is away, but his stuffed lion gets revenge for Lester.
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-1784

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Karl Merris; Matt Graham; Frank Verzyl

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Burning]
  2. 1. ["Welcome back! I'm Cain, your conscientious caretaker..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Sentimental Journey
  4. 3. Beastly Funny
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. The Burning!
  6. 5. A Real Mother!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
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  • Ramon Schenk
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