(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 Unexpected, The (DC, 1968 series) #144.

The House of the Executioner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
E. R. Cruz
Inks:
E. R. 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:

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 want 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:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo 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

Indexer Notes

No letters, just brief factual anecdotes.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The House of the Executioner
  4. 3. The Corpse In The Dead Letter Office
  5. 4. Something's Alive In Volcano 13!
  6. 5. The Man Who Cheated Death
  7. 6. The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Squad
  8. 7. The Phantom Duel
  9. 8. Beware, I Can Read Your Mind
  10. 9. I Battled the Abominable Snowman
  11. 10. Born Loser!
  12. 11. The Dagger's Deed
  13. 12. The Mystery of the Teen-Age Swami
  14. 13. Body Snatcher!
  15. 14. Who Will Kill Gigantus?
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
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