(July 1975)

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Volume:
24
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Paul Levitz (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

Happy Deathday (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Michael W. Kaluta
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3982

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Spy (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman has to work fast when a snoopy fellow reporter finds his civilian clothes in a closet at the Daily Planet.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; comics ad for Hostess Fruit Pies from ITT Continental Baking Company

Cake (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher; Russell Carley (art continuity-see notes)
Pencils:
Frank Robbins
Inks:
Frank Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3418

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Two hotel employees plan to rob a guest but accidentally murder her, which leads to their own grisly deaths.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover story
Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

It's Hell! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Ruben Sosa
Inks:
Ruben Sosa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Mr. Ellison conspires with a magician to kill his perfect (and boring) wife so that they will not have to spend eternity together, but after she is dead he learns a secret that changes everything.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz ? [as Cain]
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (logo illustration)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-3974

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Elizabeth Permar; Mark Larksham; Arnold Krolec; Sam Lawrence

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Happy Deathday
  2. 1. The Spy
    Superman
  3. 2. Cake
  4. 3. It's Hell!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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