The Unexpected #210 [Newsstand]
(May 1981)

DC, 1968 Series
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Volume
26
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-02-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893070505
Editing
Jack C. Harris
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #210 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #188.


Vampire of the Apes! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-569
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
casket; monkey; wooden stake

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Pencils
Howard Bender (signed)
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-7013
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, this has been an outrageous day of shopping...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mildred; Mordred; Cynthia; Abel

Indexer Notes

Introductory page.

Vampire of the Apes (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Jess Jodloman
Inks
Jess Jodloman
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6135
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Roryk; Count Karamov
Synopsis
Professor Roryk trains an ape to battle vampires.
Reprints
Keywords
ape; vampire

Hearts of Darkness (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Choice (Table of Contents: 4)

Time Warp / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Vic Catan [as Vicatan]
Inks
Vic Catan [as Vicatan]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6781
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lurin; Trel
Synopsis
Lurin and Trel are found guilty of crimes against the state and sentenced to chose between death and deportation to another world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Contains the Time Warp logo, possibly an inventory story originally meant for that title.

Things That Go Thump! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Laurie Sutton
Pencils
Joe Brozowski
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6468
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A museum security guard chases an intruder.
Reprints
Keywords
mummy; museum

Flight to the Temple of Death (Table of Contents: 6)

Johnny Peril / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-7126
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Johnny Peril; Heather Storm; Dan Blodgett; Trish Markham; Master of the 7 Stars
Synopsis
Johnny and his band of adventurers discover that the Master of the 7 Stars is hiding in Canada.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Vampire of the Apes!
  2. 1. ["My, this has been an outrageous day of shopping..."]
  3. 2. Vampire of the Apes
  4. 3. Hearts of Darkness
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  5. 4. The Choice
    Time Warp
  6. 5. Things That Go Thump!
  7. 6. Flight to the Temple of Death
    Johnny Peril
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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