The Unexpected #209 [Newsstand]
(April 1981)

DC, 1968 Series
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Volume
26
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-01-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893070504
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (editor)
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) #209 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #187.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-548
Genre
horror-suspense

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

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

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-7012
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just before midnight... the Witching Hour... at the House of Secrets...
Characters
Abel; Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia

Indexer Notes

Introductory page.

The Curse of the Pharaoh Ras Kama! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6594
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Gods from the Sun! (Table of Contents: 3)

Time Warp / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Jan Duursema
Inks
Jan Duursema
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Nansi Hoolahan

Job Number
J-6774
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction

Old Gold (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Ross Andru (illustration)
Inks
Dick Giordano ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-703

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Benny Wells, H. E. Vautier, Danny Kiss.

Game for the Ghastly (Table of Contents: 6)

The Witching Hour / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Rodin Rodriguez
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5922
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host)
Reprints

When You Die Upon a Star (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Helpful Hints for Monsters (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-6614
Genre
humor
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Just before midnight... the Witching Hour... at the House of Secrets..."]
  3. 2. The Curse of the Pharaoh Ras Kama!
  4. 3. The Gods from the Sun!
    Time Warp
  5. 4. Old Gold
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  7. 6. Game for the Ghastly
    The Witching Hour
  8. 7. When You Die Upon a Star
    Johnny Peril
  9. 8. Helpful Hints for Monsters
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