(November 1972)

DC, 1969 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1972-09
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

Happy Deathday, Sweet 16 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1515

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Ervin Davis; Mindy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from _The Art of Nick Cardy_ (John Coates, Vanguard Productions, 2001)

[Introduction] (Table of Contents)

Cynthia, Mildred & Mordred / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1343

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia; Mildred; Mordred
Synopsis:
One night the three witches have a contest to find out who is the most evil.

Indexer Notes

No credits.

A Grave Undertaking! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
B-957

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe Knowles; Jessica Knowles (his wife); Mordred (story host); Stan Stevens
Reprints:

Gee, Billy - Did You Really Sculpt And Paint All These Statues? (Table of Contents)

Chip-Away sets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
four kids (including Billy)
Synopsis:
Billy is apparently sculpting in front of his friends, but they all have a laugh when they see he's really using the Kenner Chip-Away Set.

Indexer Notes

Ad for Chip-Away sculpture sets from Kenner. No credits.

Heads And Tale (Table of Contents)

Cynthia, Mildred & Mordred / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-946

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia; hunter; his wife; Mildred; Mordred
Synopsis:
One stormy night Cynthia, Mildred and Mordred find refuge in a hunter's home and are greeted by the wife who shows them her husband's exhibits which includes the hunter's head after he was killed by a rhino.

Indexer Notes

No credits.

The Insult That Made A Man Out Of "Mac" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
bully; girl; Mac
Synopsis:
On the beach, skinny Mac is ridiculed by a bully in front of a girl. Angry, he reads the Charles Atlas book and later fights back against the bully.

Indexer Notes

Ad for Charles Atlas' "How Dynamic-Tension Makes You A New Man" book. No credits.

Death's Dread Dirge! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerry Talaoc
Inks:
Gerry Talaoc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1228

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Colonel Haskin; Cynthia (story host); Sergeant Bryan Lawlor
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

No credits.

Happy Deathday, Sweet 16! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Payne (signed)
Inks:
Bill Payne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Payne?
Job Number:
B-1365

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Danton Davis; his wife Dorkas Davis; his son Ervin Davis; Charles; his wife Louise; his daughter Mindy (sweet-sixteen girl); his son Peter; Mildred (story host)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Cover story. The word "Birth" is crossed out and replaced with "Death". Page 9 is 2/3 of a page.

Witch-Ful Thinking (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Anderson; Cal Shawn; Harry McGain [all letter writers]; Murray Boltinoff (replies to letters)
Pencils:
? (Cynthia text header)
Inks:
? (Cynthia text header)
Colors:
? (Cynthia text header)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-1513

["I'm Sick and Tired of My Job!"] (Table of Contents)

The C.I.E. (Cleveland Institute of Electronics) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (graytones)
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
two married couples [Helen; Jim are mentioned]
Keywords:
employment

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for the C.I.E. (Cleveland Institute of Electronics) training. No credits.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Happy Deathday, Sweet 16
  2. 1. [Introduction]
    Cynthia, Mildred & Mordred
  3. 2. A Grave Undertaking!
  4. 3. Gee, Billy - Did You Really Sculpt And Paint All These Statues?
    Chip-Away sets
  5. 4. Heads And Tale
    Cynthia, Mildred & Mordred
  6. 5. The Insult That Made A Man Out Of "Mac"
  7. 6. Death's Dread Dirge!
  8. 7. Happy Deathday, Sweet 16!
  9. 8. Witch-Ful Thinking
  10. 9. ["I'm Sick and Tired of My Job!"]
    The C.I.E. (Cleveland Institute of Electronics)
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