(April 1980)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
30
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:
?
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
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

[Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Inks:
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-279

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

["Ah! There you are! We have been expecting you!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-6342

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Destiny; Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia; Madame Xanadu; Gregory the Gargoyle

His Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Wayne Howard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1800

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A deformed man seeks the black magic spell that will allow him to switch bodies with his handsome brother.
Reprints:

The Borrower (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; Borrower
Synopsis:
The only way Wonder Woman can stop the Borrower long enough to capture him is to set out some Twinkies so he takes a snack break.

Indexer Notes

Copyright © 1980 Continental Baking Company

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kevin Woodcock (ZA-691); ? (ZA-689); ? (ZA-653)
Inks:
Kevin Woodcock (ZA-691); ? (ZA-689); ? (ZA-653)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
ZA-689; ZA-691; ZA-653

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

10 + 4 + 132 + 95 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #5 [Year's Best Comics Stories], on sale February 14

Detective Comics Scores Another First! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

house ad for Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series), the first monthly Dollar Comic from DC

Trial By Fury! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Alex Saviuk ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5718

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
A witch survives the trial to prove her guilt and kills her accuser.
Reprints:

A Legion of Heroes in their World's Finest Adventures! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru; James Sherman
Inks:
Dick Giordano; James Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #470, on sale January 24; Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1980 series) #262, on sale January 24; and World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #262, on sale January 10

Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Noly Zamora
Inks:
Noly Zamora
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Esphidy Mahilum
Job Number:
J-5584

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Two werewolf hunters come to the town of Lode, Montana, with differing motives.
Reprints:

Cain's Mail Room (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz ? [as Cain]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-451

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Alan Naditz; Joe Beardslee; Randy Sparks; "Adiadne - Master and Keeper of Blackwood Manor".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1979
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 85,569
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 93,672
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. [Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining]
  2. 1. ["Ah! There you are! We have been expecting you!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. His Brother's Keeper
  4. 3. The Borrower
    Wonder Woman; Hostess
  5. 4. Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. 10 + 4 + 132 + 95
  7. 6. Detective Comics Scores Another First!
  8. 7. Trial By Fury!
  9. 8. A Legion of Heroes in their World's Finest Adventures!
  10. 9. Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining
  11. 10. Cain's Mail Room
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
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