(February-March 1969)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1968-12-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Dick Giordano; Carmine Infantino (Editorial Director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date taken from DC house ad.


It's 12 O'Clock..The Witching Hour (Table of Contents)

Mordred the Witch / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred the Witch
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Indexer Notes

cover credit from jim vandore

[Let the Judge Be..You!!!] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Egor; Cynthia the stepsister; Mordred; Mildred
Synopsis:
In a mix of horror and humor, the old witches (Mildred & Mordred) mix up a "brew of stories" while verbally clashing with "hip" young witch, Cynthia. Bumbling Egor looks on.
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Indexer Notes

This is the introduction to the book and the series.

Save the Last Dance for Me! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Pat Boyette
Inks:
Pat Boyette
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Boyette

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Thurgood "Tin Toes" Trapley (millionaire magnate); Clot O'Neil; Dicky; Mildred the Witch (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Trapley is rich and selfish and has a machine that has locked onto earth 100 years into the future (although Clot says "1000", which doesn't agree with the year 2068 later). He wants all the benefits of traveling there for himself, and what he finds...well, you'll have to read the story.
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# 10 (Table of Contents)

The Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Hanerfeld ?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Three fans have their questions answered, plus there is nearly half the column devoted to Collector's Item comic books.

Eternal Hour! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Terwit; the kind man; Gustav; Frederick; mocking kids; townspeople; Mordred the Witch (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Terwit is dwarfish and is teased and ridiculed by the town's boys. Most adults do nothing to stop it. Terwit recluses himself in a clock tower and the clock from then on is stopped at midnight. Years later, many of those boys, now men, go to the tower to drive Terwit out and their screams cry out...Why?
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The Perfect Surf or How to Make Waves Without Really Trying! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Stanley (a surfing maniac); Carol; an old hag; a couple other surfers; Cynthia the Witch (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Stanley is totally nuts about surfing. He really never even notices the total babe at his side. He is obsessed with finding the "perfect wave". He is afforded an opportunity to find that wave in the dead of night. What do you think happens?
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Keywords:
surfing

[Epilogue of Let the Judge Be..You!!!] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia; Egor
Synopsis:
The trash-talking witches end the story continuum, whilst Egor stomps off into the swamp.
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Indexer Notes

Neal Adams credit from nealadams.com, as pointed out by Jean-Baptiste LeBlanc, via the GCD Errors list, May 2008. Previous indexer credited Alex Toth. Saladino letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Alex Toth.

Silk Gauze (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Shelly Moldoff ?
Inks:
Shelly Moldoff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Mr Thompson; Eva Thompson
Synopsis:
How silk gauze was used to deceive seance patrons.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. It's 12 O'Clock..The Witching Hour
    Mordred the Witch
  2. 1. [Let the Judge Be..You!!!]
  3. 2. Save the Last Dance for Me!
  4. 3. # 10
    The Wonderful World of Comics
  5. 4. Eternal Hour!
  6. 5. The Perfect Surf or How to Make Waves Without Really Trying!
  7. 6. [Epilogue of Let the Judge Be..You!!!]
  8. 7. Silk Gauze
This issue was most recently modified by:
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