(May 1970)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1970-02-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Dick Giordano
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 from ad in DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #7


["Winfred..! Why Am I Locked In--?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adams pencils and inks per Nick Caputo, November 2013. Matthew Head originally credited Nick Cardy with pencils and Dick Giordano with inks. Head also notes that the cover is not listed on Adams' checklist on nealadams.com. but Nick notes that the index is incomplete.

The True Picture of the Servant Problem at the Witching Hour (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Neal Adams; Sergio Aragonés (plot)
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
G-645

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia; Mordred; Mildred; Egor; Renay Phydeaux
Synopsis:
Renay Phydeaux is hired to take a "family portrait" of the witches and Egor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 pages of this story are at the front of the book, the other 3 follow Sequence #4.

As noted on The Comic Reader #77 (1970), Sergio Aragones supplied the plot for the three interlocking stories.

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

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Neal Adams; Sergio Aragonés (plot)
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
G-116

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

Three Day Free Home Trial! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Nick Cardy; Sergio Aragonés (plot)
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-115

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mildred (host); Emily Carson; Winifred; Cousin Elmer; Doctor Buchanan
Synopsis:
Winifred offers to be Emily Carson's maid for a three day trial period.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

As noted in The Comic Reader #77 (1970) Aragones supplied the plot for the interlocking stories.

ComputERR (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth; Sergio Aragones (plot)
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth
Job Number:
G-117

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia (host); Kip Redmond; Rod Hall; Ferencz Nagel
Synopsis:
Computer dating selected Kip and Rod but after their marriage things begin to change.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

As noted in The Comic Reader #77 (1970) Aragones supplied the plot for the interlocking stories.

[Interlude] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Neal Adams; Sergio Aragonés (plot)
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia; Mordred; Mildred; Egor; Renay Phydeaux
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

final page is a wash drawing with no color.

The Career Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-337

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Sign of the Hook! (Table of Contents)

Twice-Told Tales! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Whyte
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
G-521

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia (host)
Synopsis:
Two teen-agers "park" in a secluded location and are almost caught by a killer with a hook for a hand.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A "Twice-Told Tale" is what is now known as an "Urban Legend." Art credits from Jim Bain via the GCD Errors list, February 2010.

Script and art credits posted in The Comic Reader #77 (1970).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Winfred..! Why Am I Locked In--?"]
  2. 1. The True Picture of the Servant Problem at the Witching Hour
  3. 2. Above and Beyond the Call of Duty!
  4. 3. Three Day Free Home Trial!
  5. 4. ComputERR
  6. 5. [Interlude]
  7. 6. The Career Man
  8. 7. The Sign of the Hook!
    Twice-Told Tales!
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