(January-February 1979)

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Volume:
24
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893070502
Editing:
Jack C Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Luis Dominguez
Inks:
Luis Dominguez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

The Unexpected / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mildred; Modred; Cynthia; Abel

The Haunted Skyscraper (Table of Contents)

The Unexpected / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Fred Carrillo
Inks:
Fred Carrillo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5797

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jonah Willis; Sally; Bert
Synopsis:
Jonah has his childhood home placed atop a skyscraper he owns and keeps his wife prisoner there.
Reprints:

Escape From the Grave (Table of Contents)

The Unexpected / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Vicente Alcazar
Inks:
Vicente Alcazar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5693 ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Grimsby; Pete Tupper; Mr. Finch; Alfie; Dr. Ware
Synopsis:
Pete Tupper fakes his death in an attempt to avoid execution.
Reprints:
Keywords:
grave robber

Death Was In The Driver's Seat (Table of Contents)

The Unexpected / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Frank Redondo
Inks:
Frank Redondo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5711

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Harriet Grant; Horace; Rosita Morales
Synopsis:
Harriet and Horace want to know what is the secret of the red box of Rosita's.
Reprints:

Face of Death (Table of Contents)

The Unexpected / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Vicente Alcazar
Inks:
Vicente Alcazar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5697

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Arnold Bryant; Maria Delgato; Dr. Juan Aleman
Synopsis:
Arnold Bryant is tricked into plastic surgery to make him look like the dictator of a Latin American country.
Reprints:
Keywords:
plastic surgery

Feeble Fables (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak ?
Job Number:
J-5548

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Witching Hour (Table of Contents)

Witching Hour / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
E.R. Cruz
Inks:
E.R. Cruz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5804

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mildred; Mordred; Cynthia
Synopsis:
The witches stop and ask a man for the time.

Killer Pack (Table of Contents)

Witching Hour / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Vicatan
Inks:
Vicatan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5796

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred (host); Colin Canis; George Harlow; Mrs. Harlow
Synopsis:
Colin Canis trains his dogs to attack the man who got him fired from his job.
Reprints:

Cruise of Corpses (Table of Contents)

Witching Hour / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Karin
Job Number:
J-5739

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia (host); Brad; Rita; Crile; Eric Halston; Diane Halston
Synopsis:
Eric Halston plans his revenge against the three people he believe killed his wife with witchcraft.
Keywords:
radiation poisoning; witchcraft

The Killing Machine (Table of Contents)

Witching Hour / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Nards Cruz
Inks:
Noly Panaligan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mahilum
Job Number:
J-5763?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mildred (host); Bert; Elaine; Mr. Ezeel; Felix
Synopsis:
Mr. Ezeel challenges four gamblers to a pinball contest.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gambling; pinball machine

["Now!! Throw the switch Igor..."] (Table of Contents)

Abel's Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak ?
Job Number:
J-5516

Genre:
humor

["O-oh Hello Fear Fanatics"] (Table of Contents)

The House of Secrets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel
Reprints:

A Deadly Game (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host); Luke Haney; Bert Clemens
Synopsis:
Luke Haney pulls one to many practical jokes.
Reprints:

The Revenge of the Toymaker (Table of Contents)

House of Secrets / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Reilly; John Albano
Pencils:
John Albano
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-2052

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host); Alberto the Toymaker; Emperor Shal-Fizah; Raschid
Synopsis:
The evil Emperor first kills Alberto's son, then Alberto himself, but Alberto's toys get their revenge.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Turkey

Dead Man's Eyes (Table of Contents)

House of Secrets / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-3898

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host); Frank Bronson; Ed Macy; Madam Zara; Myra
Synopsis:
Frank Bronson consults a fortune teller to advise him on the best time to move against a rival crime boss.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blindness; crime boss; fortune teller; witch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C.Harris ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside back cover features stories on the supernatural. No letters presented.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
    The Unexpected
  3. 2. The Haunted Skyscraper
    The Unexpected
  4. 3. Escape From the Grave
    The Unexpected
  5. 4. Death Was In The Driver's Seat
    The Unexpected
  6. 5. Face of Death
    The Unexpected
  7. 6. Feeble Fables
  8. 7. The Witching Hour
    Witching Hour
  9. 8. Killer Pack
    Witching Hour
  10. 9. Cruise of Corpses
    Witching Hour
  11. 10. The Killing Machine
    Witching Hour
  12. 11. ["Now!! Throw the switch Igor..."]
    Abel's Fables
  13. 12. ["O-oh Hello Fear Fanatics"]
    The House of Secrets
  14. 13. A Deadly Game
    House of Secrets
  15. 14. The Revenge of the Toymaker
    House of Secrets
  16. 15. Dead Man's Eyes
    House of Secrets
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
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