(June-July 1974)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
23
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:
Joe Orlando
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luis Dominguez; ?
Inks:
Luis Dominguez; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3563

Reprints:

["Welcome back to the new, enlarged House of Mystery, fear fans!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3303

Characters:
Cain
Synopsis:
intro page
Reprints:

The Man Who Died Twice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-2077

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Master of the Unknown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Cain (host - added to original story)
Reprints:

Fireman, Burn My Child! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher; Russell Carley (Script Continuity)
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3201

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

The Curse of the MacIntyres (Table of Contents)

comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3513

Genre:
horror-suspense; romance
Characters:
Cain (host - added to original story); Rachel MacIntyre; Rachel's Father; Blair; Frances (Housekeeper); Jamie; Fred; Maggie; Alfie; Adrienne
Synopsis:
After Rachel's father dies, Rachel moves in with her cousin's family who are all afflicted with a mental illness that her father was trying to create an antidote for.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original job number was D-225.

See No Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Alex Nino
Inks:
Alex Nino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-2005

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Hairy Shadows (Table of Contents)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)
Job Number:
J-1538

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Phantom Stranger; Cain (host - added to original story)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Corrected writer and inker credits from Arthur Lortie via Phantom Stranger, The (DC, 1952 series) #4 (March 25, 2006). Original writer credit given to Sy Barry. Original inker credit given to Murphy Anderson.

Shadow Show (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Hanerfeld
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Dick Giordano (original editor)
Job Number:
J-3512

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spectre; Cain (host)
Reprints:

This One'll Scare You to Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan ; David Kasakove (story idea)
Pencils:
E. R. Cruz
Inks:
E. R. Cruz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-2038

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Mystery Maze (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis (puzzle construction)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
P-23

Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-3475

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
gag cartoons
Reprints:

Does Your Hand Have Any of These Lines? (Table of Contents)

Room 13 / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3468

Synopsis:
Palmistry demonstration.
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-3549

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
gag cartoons
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by John Drake; Steve Gilary; Tom Braden; Jim Calogens; Greg Harried; Danny Richards; Lee Purvis; Richard Lee Sullivan; Craig Douglas; Bill Corron; Valarie Lee; Ken Hamilton; G.H.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Welcome back to the new, enlarged House of Mystery, fear fans!"]
  3. 2. The Man Who Died Twice
  4. 3. Master of the Unknown
  5. 4. Fireman, Burn My Child!
  6. 5. The Curse of the MacIntyres
  7. 6. See No Evil
  8. 7. The Hairy Shadows
    Phantom Stranger
  9. 8. Shadow Show
    Spectre
  10. 9. This One'll Scare You to Death!
  11. 10. Mystery Maze
  12. 11. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  13. 12. Does Your Hand Have Any of These Lines?
    Room 13
  14. 13. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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