(October 1981)

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Volume:
31
Price:
0.60 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:
Karen Berger
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

I...Vampire / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-692

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Andrew Bennett; Deborah Dancer; Dmitri Mishkin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

["Greetings, fear-weather fiends!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Karen Berger
Pencils:
Joe Brozowski
Inks:
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-7669

Characters:
Cain

Chapter Five: Zen Flesh! Zen Bones! (Table of Contents)

I... Vampire / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7063

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Andrew Bennett; Deborah Dancer; Dmitri Mishkin; Billy Kessler; Master Shoju; Mary, Queen of Blood (flashback)
Synopsis:
Bennett and his band encounter a group of Asian vampires who, like him, resist their evil nature.
Reprints:

Lights... Camera... Crime! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Crime Director
Synopsis:
The Crime Director is supervising a robbery at the Gotham National Bank until Batman distracts his henchmen with Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies. Copyright © 1981 Continental Baking Company.
Script credit from seanbaby.com, where Bob Rozakis recalls this one as his favorite of the six Hostess ads he wrote.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak ?
Job Number:
J-6453

Genre:
humor

Beat the Devil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Fred Carrillo
Inks:
Fred Carrillo
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Esphidy Mahilum
Job Number:
J-7138

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Cain]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-864

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Fraser Sherman; Graham Wong; Michael Spicer; Arthur Johns

The Idol of Millions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Denys Cowan
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-7271

Genre:
horror-suspense
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    I...Vampire
  2. 1. ["Greetings, fear-weather fiends!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Chapter Five: Zen Flesh! Zen Bones!
    I... Vampire
  4. 3. Lights... Camera... Crime!
    Batman; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. Beat the Devil
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  8. 7. The Idol of Millions
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