(November-December 1977)

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Volume:
26
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893053012
Editing:
Paul Levitz
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

[When You Wish Upon a Star] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Berni Wrightson (signed)
Inks:
Berni Wrightson (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Job Number:
J-3196

Genre:
occult

Indexer Notes

Cover illustration was done some years earlier by Wrightson; interior story was later written to accompany it.
Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

["Good evening, friends! I'm Cain, the able caretaker..."] (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Wayne Howard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4783

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Cain (host); Dracula; Frankenstein; Mummy; Wolfman

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence. with three pages at the beginning, one in the middle, and one at the end

Small Wonder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3748

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
An orphanage director takes advantage of a boy with the power to create things from his imagination, but the director's mounting greed leads to his death.
Reprints:

The Evil Half (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Erick Jordan Santos [as Erick]
Job Number:
J-3603

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Homer Finley, a poor accountant, is tempted by a female demon to change his life.

["You're pathetic, Hazel -- watch me!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Manak (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak
Job Number:
J-4834

Genre:
humor

Sometimes, Leopards Can.... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Pencils:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4786

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
The famous animal tamer Erik Braden is looking for something to spice up his circus act when he acquires Fera, a female were-leopard.
Reprints:

Cooky La Moo on Broadway (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Cooky La Moo; Steve Trevor
Synopsis:
Steve crosses wires on an electric sign advertising actress Cooky La Moo, causing it to come alive and go berserk, but Wonder Woman and Steve calm it with her lasso and Hostess Twinkies.

The Bermuda Triangle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Manak (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak
Job Number:
J-4834

Genre:
humor

Is Anyone Listening? (Table of Contents)

House of Secrets / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Wayne Howard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4815

Genre:
occult; humor
Characters:
Abel; Mike Gold
Synopsis:
Abel contacts DC's PR representative, Mike Gold, for some new ideas on promoting his magazine.

When You Wish Upon a Star (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Frank Redondo (signed)
Inks:
Frank Redondo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4799

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A homely witch tries to conjure up a mate but nothing seems to work out.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cain]
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (logo illustration)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-755

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Dan Rinke, Mike White, Frank A. Nigelson, Carla Moore and Mark Cohen

Bed of Roses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Nino
Inks:
Alex Nino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-157

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Heiress Lila van Avery is swindled by journalist Victor Bradley, but he doesn't get away with it.

Monster Book of World Records! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Manak (signed)
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak
Job Number:
J-4834

Genre:
humor

The Killing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3851

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
When stage magician Frank Mason accidentally kills a msn, he flees to the jungle and tries to cheat the natives out of their gold, not knowing he is setting himself up as the ultimate victim.
Reprints:

The Victim! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Aubrey Bradford
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4860

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A vampire chooses the wrong victim.
Reprints:

Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 33 (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Joe Staton ? (illustration)
Inks:
Bob Layton ? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Huntress; Green Arrow; Cosmic Boy

Indexer Notes

illustration is partial cover art from DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #17 (first appearance of the Huntress [Helena Wayne])

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [When You Wish Upon a Star]
  2. 1. ["Good evening, friends! I'm Cain, the able caretaker..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Small Wonder
  4. 3. The Evil Half
  5. 4. ["You're pathetic, Hazel -- watch me!"]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. Sometimes, Leopards Can....
  7. 6. Cooky La Moo on Broadway
    Wonder Woman; Hostess
  8. 7. The Bermuda Triangle
    Cain's Game Room
  9. 8. Is Anyone Listening?
    House of Secrets
  10. 9. When You Wish Upon a Star
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  12. 11. Bed of Roses
  13. 12. Monster Book of World Records!
    Cain's Game Room
  14. 13. The Killing
  15. 14. The Victim!
  16. 15. Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 33
    Daily Planet
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