(June-July 1972)

DC, 1969 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1972-04-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
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 Action Comics #412.


The Haunted Houseboat (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from The Art of Nick Cardy (John Coates, Vanguard Productions, 2001)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1202

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia

Indexer Notes

Part of framing sequence

The Mournful Bells of Santa Morte (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nestor Redondo
Inks:
Nestor Redondo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1159

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Cynthia (host); Joe Dunn; Bill Carver; Brother Fancisco
Synopsis:
Two GIs find a treasure in a monastery and decide to retrieve it after the war.
Keywords:
World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Prisoner of Sorcerers' City (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1247

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Edwin Locke
Synopsis:
Edwin Locke awakens in a city of sorcerers. He uses one of his multiple images pellets to escape.
Reprints:

Laugh, Clown -- Die, Clown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff [as Bill Dennehy]
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1044

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred (host); Miss Denise; Kroger; Hugo
Synopsis:
Jealous Kroger the sword swallower tries to kill Miss Denise the high wire act, but Hugo the clown (who loves her from afar) saves her by catching her, causing his death.

The Unbeliever (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
Steve Englehart
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-947

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A male who doesn't believe in superstitions gets knocked down by a ladder he walks under.
Reprints:

Designs for Disaster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1246

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dane Foote
Synopsis:
A movie set designer's settings turn into real-life catastrophes.
Reprints:

The Haunted Houseboat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1292

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mildred (host); Henry Belding
Synopsis:
Henry wants to know the mystery of Hobbes House and why all the towns people say they have never heard of it.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Haunted Houseboat
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Witching Hour
  3. 2. The Mournful Bells of Santa Morte
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Prisoner of Sorcerers' City
  6. 5. Laugh, Clown -- Die, Clown
  7. 6. The Unbeliever
  8. 7. Designs for Disaster
  9. 8. The Haunted Houseboat
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