(January-February 1981)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing:
Jack C. Harris; Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75" (12.7 cm x 17.1cm)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Ghosts (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
cemeteries; skeletons

Indexer Notes

Figures of kids flopped and moved to the opposite side and words on sign changed from original.

Ghosts (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Death Held the Lantern High (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Phantom Hangman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Rico Rival
Inks:
Rico Rival
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

The Most Fearful Villain of the Supernatural (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

Death Weaves a Web (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Raymond Forbes; Gerald
Synopsis:
When Raymond Forbes threatens to send Gerald to an orphanage, Gerald's spider friends take their revenge.
Reprints:

The Yawning Mouth of Hell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

The Most Haunted House in England (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Haunted and the Damned! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
J. Noreiga
Inks:
Alfred Alcala [as A.Alcala]
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

The Specter Wore a Badge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Reprints:

And the Corpse Cried Murder (Table of Contents)

Dr. Thirteen, the Ghost-Breaker / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Dr. Thirteen [The Ghost-Breaker]
Reprints:

The Spirit in the Ring (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
June Lofamia
Inks:
June Lofamia
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

A Phantom in the Alamo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Dark Destiny (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Eufronio R. Cruz [as ER Cruz] (signed)
Inks:
Eufronio R. Cruz [as ER Cruz] (signed)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

The Eye of Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Frank Redondo (signed)
Inks:
Frank Redondo (signed)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Alois Hitler; Klara Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis:
Alois Hitler can see the hate in his son's eyes but nobody will believe him.
Reprints:

The Ghost and General Ike (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
President Dwight Eisenhower; Mamie Eisenhower; Mrs. Margaret Penny
Synopsis:
General Eisenhower is given a Scottish castle, but is the castle haunted?
Reprints:

The Specter from the Bog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Colonel Borgen; Schoup; Hans Vertig
Synopsis:
A ghostly rider leads the German Army into quicksand to save two Dutch regiments.
Reprints:

Image in Wax (Table of Contents)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Omen from the Beyond (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny] (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny] (signed)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

The Death Circle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Sparling
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1569

Genre:
occult
Characters:
William Harrison; Abraham Lincoln; James Garfield; William McKinley; Warren G. Harding; Franklin D. Roosevelt; John F. Kennedy
Synopsis:
Since 1840, every U. S. President voted into office in a year ending in zero, has died in office.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

["I'm Dr. 13, the Ghost-Breaker, and I don't believe in ghosts!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru [as Andru] signed
Inks:
Steve Mitchell [as Mitchell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dr. Thirteen [The Ghost-Breaker]; The Phantom Stranger

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustration and the titles of the stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ghosts
  2. 1. Ghosts
  3. 2. Death Held the Lantern High
  4. 3. The Phantom Hangman
  5. 4. The Most Fearful Villain of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Death Weaves a Web
  7. 6. The Yawning Mouth of Hell
  8. 7. The Most Haunted House in England
    Tales of the Haunted and the Damned!
  9. 8. The Specter Wore a Badge
  10. 9. And the Corpse Cried Murder
    Dr. Thirteen, the Ghost-Breaker
  11. 10. The Spirit in the Ring
  12. 11. A Phantom in the Alamo
  13. 12. Dark Destiny
  14. 13. The Eye of Evil
  15. 14. The Ghost and General Ike
  16. 15. The Specter from the Bog
  17. 16. Image in Wax
    Phantom Stranger
  18. 17. Omen from the Beyond
  19. 18. The Death Circle
  20. 19. ["I'm Dr. 13, the Ghost-Breaker, and I don't believe in ghosts!"]
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