(October 1972)

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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

[Last Ritual, Last Rites] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["Greetings, effendi, and welcome to the House of Mystery!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
J-1812

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Gregory
Reprints:

Last Ritual, Last Rites (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Meredith
Pencils:
Bill Payne
Inks:
Bill Payne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1700

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Bennett Renier; Charlotte Renier; Hillory; Amrita
Synopsis:
Bennett wants his wife dead but fears that her Hindu servant is prolonging his life.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Albano
Inks:
John Albano
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1457

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons; credits from the Showcase Presents reprint

The Spell! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Dan Adkins ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
J-1667

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain (host); Ol' Nell
Synopsis:
Ol' Nell tries to conjure up a demon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Per Martin O'Hearn's website, pencils are by Jim Starlin. Previous indexer listed George Tuska.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Schenkman ?
Pencils:
Joe Schenkman
Inks:
Joe Schenkman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Schenkman ?
Job Number:
J-504

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

This Evil Demon Loves People! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda ?
Job Number:
J-1598

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host); Alex Garvey; Geoffry Garvey; Mrs. Cooney; Miss Schermerhorn; Hilda Garvey
Synopsis:
A baby demon is trapping people who cross him in bottles.
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-1819

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jeff Ristine; Eric Kimball; Gary Kimbler

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Last Ritual, Last Rites]
  2. 1. ["Greetings, effendi, and welcome to the House of Mystery!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Last Ritual, Last Rites
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. The Spell!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Rumpus Room
  7. 6. This Evil Demon Loves People!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
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