(April-May 1970)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1970-02-03
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.


Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Neal Adams ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
8538
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil/Ink credit confirmed in the letter column of Unexpected #120.

Play a Tune of Treachery! (Table of Contents: 1)

Judge Gallows / comic story / 11.17 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-275
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Judge Gallows (host); Destine; Jennings; Walton
Synopsis
Destine sells tapes that create illusions of reality.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer, Pencil and Ink credits confirmed in the letter column of Unexpected #120.

Page 6 is a 1/2-page and page 12 is a 2/3-page.

The 7,000 Ft. Grave! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-457
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A skydiver has a heart attack.
Keywords
parachute; skydiving

The Face in the Ball! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-210 ?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Benson; Julia; Leland
Synopsis
John Benson buys a crystal ball that tells his future.
Reprints
Keywords
crystal ball

Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester? (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan [as Jack Phillips]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Job Number
B-464
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hester; Cedric; Uriah; Ed Sykes
Synopsis
Cedrick schemes to get Hester's land, not believing the stories that she is a witch.
Keywords
witch

Indexer Notes

Writer credit confirmed in the letter column of Unexpected #120.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 292,000
Single issue closest to filing date: 315,000

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-546

Indexer Notes

Letter from Jerry Wilson. Also includes two paragraphs from Art Saaf on his career.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester?
  2. 1. Play a Tune of Treachery!
    Judge Gallows
  3. 2. The 7,000 Ft. Grave!
  4. 3. The Face in the Ball!
  5. 4. Why Was Everyone Afraid of Hester?
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
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