(January 1982)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Andrew Helfer
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75" (12.7 cm x 17.1cm)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["This is the Best of Ghosts..."] (Table of Contents)

Ghosts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-744

Keywords:
billiards; skeletons

Ghosts (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
1
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

A Carnival of Dwarfs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher; Russell Carley (art continuity)
Pencils:
Arthur Suydam
Inks:
Arthur Suydam
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Squire Shade (host)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Squire Shade replaces Abel as host from the original printing.

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones; Neal Adams
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Squire Shade (host); Jonas Sentry; Maria (Chambermaid); Peter (Butler, Devil)
Synopsis:
Jonas Sentry makes a deal with the devil to regain his youth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Squire Shade replaces Mildred as host from the original printing.

He Who Laughs Last (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Squire Shade (host)
Reprints:

The Widow's Walk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Howie Post
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Angus Beame; Mary Bourne
Synopsis:
Mary Bourne placed a curse on her husband Angus that he may not return to harbor until the day she dies.
Reprints:

A Message from Beyond (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Ralph Reese (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Reese (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Squire Shade (host)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Squire Shade replaces Cain as host from original printing.

The Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Squire Shade (host)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Squire Shade replaces Abel as host from original printing. Reprint information from Scott Grammel on 26 November 2004.

Nightmare (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Squire Shade (host); Judy; Judy's father; Miss Winter (governess); Pan (statue brought to life)
Synopsis:
A lonely little girl, Judy, seeks a friend and finds it in Pan, an animated statue. They play together in a fantasy world, but meantime in the real world she is struck by a fever and a doctor tries to cure her. As she improves, her father convinces her that Pan is just a statue. The statue, with a girl who's now grown up, sheds a tear.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Squire Shade replaces Cain as host from original printing.

The Big Burp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Manak ?
Pencils:
Dave Manak [as Manak] (signed)
Inks:
Dave Manak [as Manak] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dave Manak ?

Indexer Notes

One page gag strip featuring a monster.

A Bottle of Incense...A Whiff of the Past! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Alan Weiss
Inks:
Alan Weiss; Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Squire Shade (host)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Squire Shade replaces Abel as host from the original printing.

The Game (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Neal Adams
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script:
1. Original indexer states: Gerry Conway [as Francis Bushmaster]
2. Original indexer of House of Mystery and Neal Adams homepage states: Neal Adams

Death on Cue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie; Russell Carley
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Squire Shade (host)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Squire Shade replaces Abel as host from original printing.

The Symbionts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:

Born Loser (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:

The Dead Can Kill (Table of Contents)

Ghosts True Case Files / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:

Here She Comes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for new Wonder Woman series.

["Ghosts presents a comic collector's..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Squire Shade

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Preview of the artists and writers in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This is the Best of Ghosts..."]
    Ghosts
  2. 1. Ghosts
  3. 2. A Carnival of Dwarfs
  4. 3. Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
  5. 4. He Who Laughs Last
  6. 5. The Widow's Walk
  7. 6. A Message from Beyond
  8. 7. The Monster
  9. 8. Nightmare
  10. 9. The Big Burp
  11. 10. A Bottle of Incense...A Whiff of the Past!
  12. 11. The Game
  13. 12. Death on Cue
  14. 13. The Symbionts
  15. 14. Born Loser
  16. 15. The Dead Can Kill
    Ghosts True Case Files
  17. 16. Here She Comes!
    Wonder Woman
  18. 17. ["Ghosts presents a comic collector's..."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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