(July 1980)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
30
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893053007
Editing:
Len Wein
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

Issue Notes

Comic includes bonus 28-page Superman story published for Radio Shack.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

["Let me ooouuutt!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Len Wein ?
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-6569

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain; Len Wein; Jack C. Harris

The Lady Killer Craves Blood! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Jerry Talaoc
Inks:
Jerry Talaoc
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5244

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (narrator)
Reprints:

A Flash in the Dam (Table of Contents)

Flash; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Hostess Twinkies advertisement.

I'm Off to My Funeral (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Mar Amongo
Inks:
Mar Amongo
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Christian
Job Number:
J-5727

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (narrator)

The Computers That Saved Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker]; Shanna; Alec; Margaret Wilson; John Bardeen (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); William Schockley (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); Walter Brattain (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Alec and Shanna use a pair of TRS-80 computers to help Superman stop Major Disaster after Superman's powers become difficult for him to control.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Advertising insert for Radio Shack.

[Pin-Up - Superman] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Shanna; Alec
Reprints:
  • from Superman in "The Computers That Saved Metropolis" (1980)

Indexer Notes

Pin-up that was part of advertising insert for Radio Shack.

Cain's Game Room (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-6413

Genre:
humor

Cain's Mail Room (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Cain answers letters from readers.

Some Place Where the Sun Don't Shine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Ingersoll
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Shelly Leferman

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (narrator); Devil
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Let me ooouuutt!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Lady Killer Craves Blood!
  4. 3. A Flash in the Dam
    Flash; Hostess
  5. 4. I'm Off to My Funeral
  6. 5. The Computers That Saved Metropolis!
    Superman
  7. 6. [Pin-Up - Superman]
    Superman
  8. 7. Cain's Game Room
  9. 8. Cain's Mail Room
  10. 9. Some Place Where the Sun Don't Shine
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