(September-October 1968)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-07-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[The Roots of Evil!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Neal Adams; Jack Adler

Genre
horror-suspense
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Welcome... to the House of Mystery! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Joe Orlando
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1.

The House of No Return! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Inquiring Fanatic (Table of Contents: 3)

The Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Page 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You automatically got 7 years of bad luck...
Genre
humor
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Sergio Aragonés script credit from House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2019 series) #1.

The Roots of Evil! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman; ?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Marv Wolfman reports in Alter-Ego #113 (October 2012) that he was hired to re-dialogue this story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Roots of Evil!]
  2. 1. Welcome... to the House of Mystery!
    Cain the Caretaker
  3. 2. The House of No Return!
  4. 3. The Inquiring Fanatic
    The Wonderful World of Comics
  5. 4. ["You automatically got 7 years of bad luck..."]
    Page 13
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  7. 6. The Roots of Evil!
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