House of Mystery #296 [Newsstand]
(September 1981)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume
31
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-06-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893053009
Editing
Karen Berger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #296 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #191.


Night Women (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
C-665
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

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

Script
Karen Berger
Pencils
Joe Brozowski (signed)
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-7602
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings, fear-fans. This month finds Cain...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain

Night Women (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7272
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Wonder Woman Versus the Robot Master (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Work for the Dying! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6654
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

Killed in the Ratings (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Esphidy Mahilum

Job Number
J-7183
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

New Hope (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mishkin; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Bob Hall
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-7320
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

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

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Cain]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-836

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by R.J. Humphreys; Bobby Blank.

Remainder of page is an advertisement for the film Superman II (opening June 19, 1981).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Night Women
  2. 1. ["Greetings, fear-fans. This month finds Cain..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Night Women
  4. 3. Wonder Woman Versus the Robot Master
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. Work for the Dying!
  6. 5. Killed in the Ratings
  7. 6. New Hope
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore