(May-June 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:
0709893070506
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)

Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-944

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover art.

["Come on, Abel, don't be so shy!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5914

Characters:
Abel; Cynthia; Mildred; Mordred

Night of the Voodoo Curse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alfredo Alcala
Job Number:
J-5811

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Len Carver; Louis Goudreau; Philippe Goudreau; Papa Grenouille; Annette; Michele; Alan Chaumont
Synopsis:
Len Carver takes his cellmate's place when he is paroled.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cemetery; French Quarter; Mardi Gras; New Orleans; voodoo; zombie

Scream Along with Sammy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff [as Al Case]
Pencils:
Gerry Talaoc
Inks:
Gerry Talaoc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5810

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Sam Chapman; Carole; Lieutenant Warren
Synopsis:
Someone is stalking Sam Chapman and threatening to kill him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
schizophrenia; stalking

What Demon Dwells Within Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Steve Bissette
Inks:
Steve Bissette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5772

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Colonel Morrel; Garkwadj; Bral
Synopsis:
Colonel Morrel finds an alien spacecraft and accidentally releases an interplanetary demon.
Keywords:
demon; space station

["H-Hello, Readers -- I would tell you all about the thrilling stories..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5914

Characters:
Abel

Indexer Notes

Introductory page to House of Secrets stories.

The Darkness Beyond (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Kelly
Pencils:
Fred Carrillo
Inks:
Fred Carrillo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5184

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host); Michael Allison
Synopsis:
Michael Allison kills three women in an attempt to raise a demon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
demon; human sacrifice

The Dead Don't Cry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3906

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host); Franz Horthy; Dr. Henry Frankenstein
Synopsis:
A mortician turns to robbing graves but is caught and killed by villagers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
grave robbing; mortician

The Harpies Are Coming! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Nestor Malgapo
Inks:
Nestor Malgapo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3386

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host); Hector Elliot; Higgins; Dr. Davis; Mr. Podges; Tyrone Rutledge; Walter Stewart; Wilfred Butler; Mrs. Peggoty
Synopsis:
Hector gets ESP after an industrial accident but only uses his powers to save the lives of those that can afford to pay for his service.
Reprints:
Keywords:
extra-sensory perception; harpy

["Watch how quick this new frog powder works, Flossie!"] (Table of Contents)

Witch Works / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
Dave Manak ?
Letters:
Dave Manak
Job Number:
J-5620

Genre:
humor

["I'm worried! Mildred went to do some shopping,..."] (Table of Contents)

Witching Hour / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
Ernie Cruz [as ER Cruz]
Inks:
Ernie Cruz [as ER Cruz]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J 5780

Indexer Notes

Introductory page for stories from The Witching Hour.

The Ouija's Omen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Steve Bissette [as SR Bissette]
Inks:
Steve Bissette [as SR Bissette]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5748

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Morded (host); Sheriff Bufford; Rosa
Synopsis:
Sheriff Bufford kills Rosa after she refuses to date him.
Keywords:
fortune teller; gypsy; Ouija board

Sing a Song of Sorcery (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger McKenzie
Pencils:
Vicente Alcazar
Inks:
Vicente Alcazar
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5721

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mildred (host); Dr. Adams; Dr. Pearson; Andre Borst; Lydell Billings; Matilda
Synopsis:
Lydell Billings asks the witch Matilda to kill his nemesis, Borst, so Lydell can become the greatest opera singer.
Keywords:
insane asylum; opera; witch; witchcraft

The Fine Art of Murder! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
J-5725

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia (host); Spigel; Ludwig
Synopsis:
When Herr Spigel turns down Ludwig for the job of circus tattooed man, Ludwig flies into a rage and kills Spigel.
Reprints:
Keywords:
circus; tattoo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Harris [as JCH] (responses)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-248

Indexer Notes

Letter from Charles David Haskell on inside back cover.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Come on, Abel, don't be so shy!"]
  3. 2. Night of the Voodoo Curse
  4. 3. Scream Along with Sammy
  5. 4. What Demon Dwells Within Me
  6. 5. ["H-Hello, Readers -- I would tell you all about the thrilling stories..."]
    The House of Secrets
  7. 6. The Darkness Beyond
  8. 7. The Dead Don't Cry
  9. 8. The Harpies Are Coming!
  10. 9. ["Watch how quick this new frog powder works, Flossie!"]
    Witch Works
  11. 10. ["I'm worried! Mildred went to do some shopping,..."]
    Witching Hour
  12. 11. The Ouija's Omen
  13. 12. Sing a Song of Sorcery
  14. 13. The Fine Art of Murder!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  16. 15. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Max Capp
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