The Unexpected #219 [Newsstand]
(February 1982)

DC, 1968 Series
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Volume
27
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-11-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893070502
Editing
Dave Manak
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) #219 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #196.


[Boxed In!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-777

Boxed In! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Andy Helfer
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Ric Estrada
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Pierre Bernard, Jr.

Job Number
J-7559 ?
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Space voyagers get caught in a Roach Motel.
Reprints

They Don't Call Him Lucky Sam for Nothing! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Jose Matucinio
Inks
Jose Matucinio
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6337
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
"Lucky" Sam Flake gets stranded on an alien transport.
Reprints

Marathon Madman (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Baited (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Manak (signed)
Pencils
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-7312
Genre
humor

A Wild Tale (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Ricardo Villamonte
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A child abandoned in a jungle on an asteroid when her parents are killed, grows up with alien abilities.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-915

Indexer Notes

Letters from Pam Miller, Ron Wilson and Charles David Haskell.

A Little Bite in the Night (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Manak (signed)
Pencils
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-7420
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A midget vampire bites people in the leg.

Dust Devil (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Keith Giffen
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Pierre Bernard, Jr. [as P. Bernard Jr.]

Job Number
J-7692
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The Devil tries to make a deal with a Kansas drought damaged town.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Boxed In!]
  2. 1. Boxed In!
  3. 2. They Don't Call Him Lucky Sam for Nothing!
  4. 3. Marathon Madman
    The Flash; Hostess Cup Cakes
  5. 4. Baited
  6. 5. A Wild Tale
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  8. 7. A Little Bite in the Night
  9. 8. Dust Devil
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Max Capp
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