(May-June 1974)

DC, 1968 Series
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Volume:
19
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First 100 pages issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
abominable snowman; dinosaur

Indexer Notes

Cover featured stories - "Who Will Kill Gigantus?; The Abominable Snowman; and The Thing from the Dead Letter Office.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-887

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents page with image from the cover of The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #144.

The House of the Executioner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Ernie Cruz [as ER Cruz]
Inks:
Ernie Cruz [as ER Cruz]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Loren Grue; Sheldon Sutton; Gorse
Synopsis:
The Grue family were executioners throughout the ages and their ghosts continue to haunt the family home.
Keywords:
ghosts

The Corpse in the Dead Letter Office (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1912

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Margaret Poe; Luanne Lowry
Synopsis:
Ghosts attack a tour group in a ghost town.
Keywords:
ghost; ghost town; seance

Something's Alive in Volcano 13! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1261

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Professor Eric Fielding; Joe Hiller; Dr. Susan Acres; Professor J. A. Pringle
Synopsis:
A reporter and two scientists use a digging machine to search for a scientist who went missing while exploring a volcano.
Reprints:
Keywords:
volcano

The Man Who Cheated Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1272

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Bill Lorman; "Big Benny" Doyle; Murdoch
Synopsis:
"Lucky" Bill Lorman has a magic painting that protects him from death.
Reprints:

The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Squad (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1274

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lt. Jed Conway; Staley; Dick Larsen; Al Francis
Synopsis:
A detective tries to catch a gang of crooks by tricking them into believing that three magic wands can help them in their crimes, but then it turns out that the wands really do work.
Reprints:

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Phantom Duel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1248

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Pierre Monsard; Raoul D'Arles
Synopsis:
Pierre Monsard's ghost returns from the dead to finish his duel with Raoul.
Reprints:

Beware, I Can Read Your Mind (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1252

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tello the Great [Johnny Carter]; Doctor Benson
Synopsis:
As a child Johnny Carter is exposed to a strange radiation that gives him the ability to read minds.
Reprints:

I Battled the Abominable Snowman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1277

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Kurdu; Frank Martin; Jess Lewis; Mr. Tyndall; Floyd Jameson
Synopsis:
Frank Martin braves the highest Himalayan mountains to capture a wild goat, but he must first discover if the legend of the Abominable Snowman protecting the wildlife on the mountain is true.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Abominable Snowman; Himalayas; Tibet

Indexer Notes

Art credit box for John Prentice in first panel in error?

Born Loser! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Sonny Trinidad
Inks:
Sonny Trinidad
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1654

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lou Lowry; Mr. Bromley
Synopsis:
Lou Lowry wants to go to jail so he'll get a decent meal and a place to sleep, but everything he tries to do to get arrested leads him to be a hero.
Reprints:

The Dagger's Deed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Phillipine studio)
Inks:
? (Phillipine studio)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1757

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A fortune teller warns a criminal that he will die by a dagger if he commits an evil act.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fortune teller

The Mystery of the Teen-Age Swami (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1253

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Ray Weede
Synopsis:
Ray Weede, a safecracker, discovers that a child has a device that predicts the future. He tries to use it to become rich and gets caught in the process.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit box for Mort Meskin in first panel in error?

Body Snatcher! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Rich Buckler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1010

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Roy Cabal; Fern; Felix Pilcher
Synopsis:
Roy Cabal begins stealing bodies from the morgue he works at which leads to him killing a co-worker when he is caught.
Reprints:

Who Will Kill Gigantus? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Fred Alcala [as Alfred P. Alcala]
Inks:
Fred Alcala [as Alfred P. Alcala]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1940

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mr. Calvert; Boehme
Synopsis:
Calvert discovers a dinosaur in the wilds of Africa.
Keywords:
dinosaur

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unexpected Mail / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-1978

Indexer Notes

No letters, just brief factual anecdotes.