(July-August 1978)

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Volume:
28
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:
?
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

The Night of the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-714

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

["Gr-gracious me! That blinding flash of light!"] (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5166

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Stardust (Queen of the Sprite Kingdom)

Indexer Notes

framing sequence

The Miracle at San Sebastian (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger McKenzie
Pencils:
Noly Panaligan
Inks:
Noly Panaligan
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Esphid Mahilum
Job Number:
J-5021

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie; Dave Manak
Pencils:
Michael Golden
Inks:
Michael Golden
Colors:
Mario Sen
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-4455

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

Return to Camelot Seven (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Clement
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
Mario Sen
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-5023

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cain (host)

The Big Fall (Table of Contents)

Superman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Superman spots a falling elevator, rescues the trapped occupants, serves them Hostess Cup Cakes to calm them, and interviews them for TV as Clark Kent.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes; Copyright © 1978 Continental Baking Company

["Hey there Flossie, get with it!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak ?
Job Number:
J-5156

Genre:
humor

Do You Believe In...? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Potter
Pencils:
John Fuller
Inks:
John Fuller
Colors:
Mario Sen
Letters:
Clem Robins
Job Number:
J-5037

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

["Stories, my friend!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5166

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Stardust

Indexer Notes

framing sequence continued

Never Steal From A Blind Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Maxine Fabe; Michael Pellowski (story idea)
Pencils:
Flor Dery
Inks:
Flor Dery
Colors:
Cory Adams
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-2063

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

[Auugghh! I've been bitten by a vampire!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak ?
Job Number:
J-5180

Genre:
humor

Fire Sale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Toomey
Pencils:
George Ruppert
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Cory Adams
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5042

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host)

Vampiress of Central Park (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Glut
Pencils:
Juan Ortiz
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Cory Adams
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-5118

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

Great Monster Mistakes! (Table of Contents)

History of Mystery / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak
Job Number:
J-5156

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dracula; King Kong; Godzilla; Frankenstein's Monster

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Edwing (signed) (idea)
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Job Number:
ZA-382

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Benjamin Franklin

Jack of Diamonds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Toomey
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5107

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

["Hey! I, er... wasn't, er.... finished, Stardust!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5166

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Stardust

Indexer Notes

framing sequence concluded

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg ? [as Cain]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-928

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Lee Widener; The Phantom Monkeywrench; Stan Tychinski; Mike White. New feature Neverwhere (planned for Adventure Comics) is advertised on this page, but never appeared.

Special Effects (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on the special effects used in the 1978 Superman movie. Includes photograph of actors Marlon Brando and Susannah York as Jor-El and Lara.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Night of the Gargoyle!
  2. 1. ["Gr-gracious me! That blinding flash of light!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Miracle at San Sebastian
  4. 3. Hair Today Gone Tomorrow...
  5. 4. Return to Camelot Seven
  6. 5. The Big Fall
    Superman; Hostess
  7. 6. ["Hey there Flossie, get with it!"]
    Cain's Game Room
  8. 7. Do You Believe In...?
  9. 8. ["Stories, my friend!"]
    House of Mystery
  10. 9. Never Steal From A Blind Man
  11. 10. [Auugghh! I've been bitten by a vampire!"]
    Cain's Game Room
  12. 11. Fire Sale
  13. 12. Vampiress of Central Park
  14. 13. Great Monster Mistakes!
    History of Mystery
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  16. 15. Jack of Diamonds
  17. 16. ["Hey! I, er... wasn't, er.... finished, Stardust!"]
    House of Mystery
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  19. 18. Special Effects
    Superman Movie Report
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