The Unexpected #211 [Newsstand]
(June 1981)

DC, 1968 Series
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Volume
26
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-03-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893070506
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) #211 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #189.


Mummy in the Iron Mask (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-589
Genre
horror-suspense

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

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

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

Job Number
J-7135
Genre
humor
Characters
Abel; Mildred; Mordred; Cynthia
Synopsis
Abel and Mildred are caught raiding the refrigerator in the House of Secrets.

You Must Have a Taste for It! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Vic Catan [as Vicatan]
Inks
Vic Catan [as Vicatan]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6535
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Judge Gallows (host); Jim Dikes; Carlton Beal
Synopsis
Carlton Beal has a taste for only the most exotic and disgusting food from around the world.
Reprints
Keywords
peacock

Gold Mine Rescue (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-759

The Mummy in the Iron Mask (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Rico Rival
Inks
Rico Rival
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5729
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Claire Laroux; Phil Marccioli
Synopsis
Clair is convinced that Phil is the lost heir to a French fortune and forces him to travel to France to claim his inheritance.
Reprints
Keywords
castle; France; iron maiden; mummy; rack; torture chamber

Food for Naught! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
John Garcia
Inks
John Garcia
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-6483
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dag Ru; Herb
Synopsis
Two space explorers respond to a distress call.
Reprints

The Temple of the 7 Stars! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Job Number
J-7177
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Johnny Peril; Heather Storm; Dan Blodgett; Master of the 7 Stars
Synopsis
Johnny Peril defeats the Master of the 7 Stars.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mummy in the Iron Mask
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. You Must Have a Taste for It!
  4. 3. Gold Mine Rescue
    Superman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  6. 5. The Mummy in the Iron Mask
  7. 6. Food for Naught!
  8. 7. The Temple of the 7 Stars!
    Johnny Peril
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
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