(March-April 1978)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
28
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
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)

House of Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Job Number:
C-610

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

['Twas the night before Christmas...] (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Wayne Howard
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-4978

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; "Killer" Cowan

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence interspersed before, after, and between the stories in this issue.

The Ebony God (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
E.R. Cruz
Inks:
E.R. Cruz
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
E.R. Cruz (?)
Job Number:
J-3629

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak (?)
Job Number:
J-5030

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Gag cartoon.

A Gift From Satan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
Liz Berube
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3798

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)

To Catch A God! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson]
Pencils:
Michael Golden
Inks:
Michael Golden
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1356

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-523; ZA-551; ZA-546

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons; signatures are not legible.

Mirror Madness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill; Otto Binder; Guy Lilian
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Tony deZuniga
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-260

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

Haunts Upon A Time... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Jess Jodloman
Inks:
Jess Jodloman
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4731

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Kevin Woodcock; Mal; Mike DeCarlo (?)
Inks:
Kevin Woodcock; Mal; Mike DeCarlo (?)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
ZA-49; ZA-6; ZA-650

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons.

The Fastest Draw in the East (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Edelman
Pencils:
Mark Bright
Inks:
Aubrey Bradford
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4868

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-671; ZA-406; ZA-394

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons; signatures are illegible or nonexistent.

Father to the Beast! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
Arthur Suydam
Inks:
Arthur Suydam
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3619

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Levitz?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-848

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by D.B. Webb; M.S. Raucher; Mike White; Larry Herlihy.

Superman Movie Report 2 (Table of Contents)

Superman Movie Report / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Progress report on the SUPERMAN motion picture (1978).

Indexer Notes

Includes photo of Christopher Reeve as Superman.

Batman and Sable Lady (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Sable Lady [the Mink Marauder]

Indexer Notes

Hostess Cup Cake advertisement on inside front cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    House of Mystery
  2. 1. ['Twas the night before Christmas...]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Ebony God
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. A Gift From Satan
  6. 5. To Catch A God!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  8. 7. Mirror Madness
  9. 8. Haunts Upon A Time...
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  11. 10. The Fastest Draw in the East
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  13. 12. Father to the Beast!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  15. 14. Superman Movie Report 2
    Superman Movie Report
  16. 15. Batman and Sable Lady
    Batman and Robin
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