(November-December 1969)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1969-09-04
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.

[Secret of the Whale's Vengeance] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J544
Genre
horror-suspense
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[Welcome to the House of Mystery] (Table of Contents: 1)

Cain the Caretaker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-552
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain
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The Haunting! (Table of Contents: 2)

Cain the Caretaker / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-169
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain; Frank Abel; Peggy Abel
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
John Albano
Inks
John Albano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-199
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Albano credits from House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2019 series) #1.

The original indexer credited Sergio Aragones, but James Zanotto questioned that attribution.

Curse of the Blankenships (Table of Contents: 4)

Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Job Number
J-565
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Superstitions about Spiders (Table of Contents: 5)

Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
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The Dead Can Kill! (Table of Contents: 6)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rev. Charles Power; Rawley; Cain
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[Horoscope] (Table of Contents: 7)

Page 13 / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-293
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

Secret of the Whale's Vengeance (Table of Contents: 9)

Cain the Caretaker / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain; Jeremy Bridges; Austin Bridges
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-550

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Larry Mefford, Don Brown, and Jeff McKinnzie. Story and art credits revealed in editorial comments.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Secret of the Whale's Vengeance]
  2. 1. [Welcome to the House of Mystery]
    Cain the Caretaker
  3. 2. The Haunting!
    Cain the Caretaker
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. Curse of the Blankenships
    Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar
  6. 5. Superstitions about Spiders
    Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar
  7. 6. The Dead Can Kill!
    Cain's True Case Files
  8. 7. [Horoscope]
    Page 13
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  10. 9. Secret of the Whale's Vengeance
    Cain the Caretaker
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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