(September-October 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:
0709893070510
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

Secret of the Dead Man's Diary! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luis Dominguez
Inks:
Luis Dominguez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-122

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
skeleton

Secret of the Dead Man's Diary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Noly Zamora
Inks:
Noly Zamora
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Esphidy Mahilum [as Esphid M.]
Job Number:
J-5745

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Curt Fowler; Eliot Wallis
Synopsis:
Eliot gets his revenge on Curt Fowler, who must find the clue to avoid his fate before he is killed.
Reprints:

Don't Monkey With Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Franc Reyes [as Frank Reyes]
Inks:
Franc Reyes [as Frank Reyes]
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5701

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Professor Walters; Malgo; Umbezi
Synopsis:
The villain kidnaps the monkey god of a group of local worshipers.
Reprints:

Dead Heat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5699

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Payne
Synopsis:
A murderer picks the wrong place to hide.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ganges river; India

The Garden of Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Noly Zamora
Inks:
Noly Zamora
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Benjie Pabulos [as Benjie P.]
Job Number:
J-5766

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Anton Conimari; Norman Lucas; Adam Halford
Synopsis:
A physician uses his knowledge of exotic plants to become a poisoner for hire.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blackmail; poisoning

["W-Welcome dear readers! I'm Abel! I-I'm so glad you could make it this t-time!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike W. Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael]
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-6059

Characters:
Abel

Indexer Notes

Introductory page for the House of Secrets stories.

Midnight Muzak (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Edelman
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Esphidy Mahilum [as Esphid M.]
Job Number:
J-5396

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Simon Thorne; Jason Parr
Synopsis:
Jason Parr invents a new germ warfare technique that makes the subjects go mad at the slightest sound.
Reprints:
Keywords:
germ warfare

The Beautiful and the Damned (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal; John Workman
Colors:
Bob Le Rose
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3918

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abel (host); Nora Cooper; Miles Cooper
Synopsis:
Nora tries to force her husband to create a formula that will keep her forever young.
Reprints:
Keywords:
eternal youth; grave robbing

["I wonder how Mildred made out at the doc's?"] (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:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cynthia; Mildred; Mordred
Reprints:

Flame of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff [as Al Case]
Pencils:
Johnny O. Ingente
Inks:
Johnny O. Ingente
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5706

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred (host); Dr. Ian Heath; Nina Heath
Synopsis:
Nina uses science to outsmart a witch doctor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
witch doctor

Give a Great Big Smile to Satan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5801

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mildred (host); Martin Clubbe; Timothy Clubbe; Lynne; Janice Clubbe; Eliza
Synopsis:
Martin and Janice's newborn baby is fought over by two covens, one good and one evil.
Reprints:
Keywords:
witch

Moonlight and Mayhem! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5807

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia (host); Lenore Cowan; Bert Cowan
Synopsis:
Lenore becomes suspicious of her husband who claims to be working nights.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Harris [as JCH] (responses)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Ellis Sech and Pat Bain.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Dead Man's Diary!
  2. 1. Secret of the Dead Man's Diary
  3. 2. Don't Monkey With Murder
  4. 3. Dead Heat
  5. 4. The Garden of Death!
  6. 5. ["W-Welcome dear readers! I'm Abel! I-I'm so glad you could make it this t-time!"]
    The House of Secrets
  7. 6. Midnight Muzak
  8. 7. The Beautiful and the Damned
  9. 8. ["I wonder how Mildred made out at the doc's?"]
    Witching Hour
  10. 9. Flame of Death
  11. 10. Give a Great Big Smile to Satan
  12. 11. Moonlight and Mayhem!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
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