(April 1979)

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Volume:
29
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893053004
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 Lovely Little Lady with the Sea-Green Tail!] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Michael W. Kaluta
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Job Number:
C-919

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

["I don't get out of the house to the big city often..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5447

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain

A Strange Way to Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
T. Casey Brennan
Pencils:
Abe Ocampo
Inks:
Abe Ocampo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Esphidy Mahilum
Job Number:
J-5197

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A man is led to his death by the ghost of the girl he killed in a car accident.

The Mouse of History (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Thompson
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Esphidy Mahilum
Job Number:
J-5003

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A mouse escapes from a cage in research assistant Paul Jonas's lab, and leads him to a magic book that can alter the future. He uses the book to his advantage, but the mouse inadvertently causes his death by chewing parts of the pages away, which changes the words written in the book.
Reprints:

The Golden Treasure (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman distracts two thieves who are stealing the Golden Treasure of Aphrodite with another golden treasure - Hostess Twinkies!

Indexer Notes

Copyright © 1979 Continental Baking Company

Follow the Up-to-the-Minute Adventures of Your Favorite Super-Stars (Table of Contents)

The World's Greatest Superheroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Ad for the newspaper comic strip The World's Greatest Superheroes (Chicago Tribune/New York Daily News Syndicate)

Double Dynamite! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (illustration); ? (photograph)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (illustration); ? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Famous First Edition (DC, 1974 series) #C-61 [reprint of Superman #1] and All-New Collectors' Edition (DC, 1978 series) #C-62 [Superman: The Movie magazine]

The Lovely Little Lady with the Sea-Green Tail! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Clement
Pencils:
Juan Ortiz
Inks:
Augie Scotto
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A marine biologist finds a mermaid and keeps her captive, but when he tries to lure her mate to add to the exhibit he is eaten by the creature that emerges from the sea.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz ? [as Cain]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-227

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Kimberly Arber; Beppe Sabatini

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1978
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 75,650
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 66,747
Owner: DC Comics, Inc., wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10019

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Lovely Little Lady with the Sea-Green Tail!]
    House of Mystery
  2. 1. ["I don't get out of the house to the big city often..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. A Strange Way to Die
  4. 3. The Mouse of History
  5. 4. The Golden Treasure
    Wonder Woman; Hostess
  6. 5. Follow the Up-to-the-Minute Adventures of Your Favorite Super-Stars
    The World's Greatest Superheroes
  7. 6. Double Dynamite!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Lovely Little Lady with the Sea-Green Tail!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
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