(August 1972)

DC, 1969 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1972-06-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
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 the Direct Currents listing in Action Comics #414.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Witching Hour / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1414

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1371

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

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence page.

13 Rue Morgue! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-924

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mordred (host); Leon; Christine
Synopsis:
Struggling writer, Leon, lives in famous writer Jacques Tremaine's house for inspiration.

Indexer Notes

Art credits posted in The Comic Reader #85 (May 1972).

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

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

The Haunted Hands of Guilt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff [as Bill Dennehy]
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as J. Winslow Mortimer]
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as J. Winslow Mortimer]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1066

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia (host); Peter Goslar; Johann Brenner
Synopsis:
Peter kills his manager over the threat of being replaced by a younger pianist. He has an accident and his hands are crushed. When young Johann Brenner dies, his hands are transplanted to Peter.

"Pity Me.. Please, Please Kill Me!" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-935

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mildred (host); Ludwig Weber
Synopsis:
Survivors of Stalag 13 find Ludwig Weber (forma Nazi Commandant Colonel Shreiker) in South America and put him in a concentration camp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits posted in The Comic Reader #85 (May 1972).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Witching Hour
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Three Witches
  3. 2. 13 Rue Morgue!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. The Haunted Hands of Guilt
  6. 5. "Pity Me.. Please, Please Kill Me!"
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