(December 1969-January 1970)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1969-10-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Express Train to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Indexer Notes

Nick Cardy credits confirmed in the letter column of issue #118 and again in issue #120.

Express Train to Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Mad, Mod Witch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Mad Mod Witch (host); Alex; Linda; Zaroff; Doc
Synopsis
Four passengers on a train are dropped off in a strange fantasy world and they must attempt to reboard the train before it leaves the station.

Indexer Notes

Dave Wood credit confirmed in the letter column to issue #118.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-405

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Jerry Crown, Ted Niemeyer, Frank Haver and Eric Knight.

Includes a lengthy response to a letter where Murray Boltinoff details the career of Jerry Grandenetti.

Steps to Disaster! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pat Boyette (signed)
Inks
Pat Boyette (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hans
Synopsis
A criminal steals a pair of wooden shoes.
Reprints
Keywords
Titanic

Mad to Order (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson ?
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-358
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man is fitted for a straight jacket.
Reprints
Keywords
straight jacket

Ball of String! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Berni Wrightson
Inks
Berni Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-317
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ethan
Synopsis
Ethan collects a huge ball of string.
Reprints

Ashes to Ashes, Dustin to Dust? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Al Case]
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Job Number
B-335
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Amy; Dustin; Doctor Fields
Synopsis
Dustin secretly tried to kill his wife and father-in-law, but his wife survived.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The fact that Al Case is really Murray Boltinoff was confirmed in the letter column to issue #118.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Express Train to Nowhere!
  2. 1. Express Train to Nowhere!
    The Mad, Mod Witch
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  4. 3. Steps to Disaster!
  5. 4. Mad to Order
  6. 5. Ball of String!
  7. 6. Ashes to Ashes, Dustin to Dust?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • James Ludwig
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