(May-June 1970)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1970-03-03
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
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

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing. It is also given as the on-sale date in a house ad in Justice League of America #80.


[Nightmare] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Job Number
J726
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Secret of the Egyptian Cat (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Job Number
J-226
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (story host); Isha (priestess); Konassos (sorcerer); Ra-Na (cat)
Synopsis
To the House of Mystery comes Konassos, a sorcerer, with his white cat. Cain one night sees the cat transform into a woman who tells her tale. Isha, Egyptian priestess of the temple of Nu-Ta the Cat-God, is captured and held captive by Konassos. The sorcerer to better control her transforms the priestess into a white cat. Trapped in her feline form, Ra-Na a male cat escorts her but is then poisoned by the sorcerer. She plots her revenge and one day concocts a magical spell that transforms her back into a woman and Konassos into a mouse which she then introduces to Ra-Na's friends.
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Room 13 (Table of Contents: 2)

Page 13 / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-427
Genre
horror-suspense
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Cain's Mail Room (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-760

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from David Blehar, Joseph Carroll, Ilona Johnson, Russell Taylor, and Jerry Wilson.

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

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-687; J-202
Genre
humor
Reprints

Nightmare (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Neal Adams; Joe Orlando (pg 1: Cain head)
Inks
Neal Adams; Joe Orlando (pg 1: Cain head)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-138
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (story host); Judy; Judy's father; Miss Winter (governess); Pan (statue brought to life)
Synopsis
A lonely little girl, Judy, seeks a friend and finds it in Pan, an animated statue. They play together in a fantasy world, but meantime in the real world she is struck by a fever and a doctor tries to cure her. As she improves, her father convinces her that Pan is just a statue. The statue, with a girl who's now grown up, sheds a tear.
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Indexer Notes

Uncredited Cain head on the top of page one.

Judy was modeled after Neal Adams' daughter Kris Adams. (Note corrected by Zeea (Adams) Moss via the GCD Errors list.)

Kanigher script per bio info from Robin Snyder's History of the Comics #v4#7 (July 1993). Previous indexer credited Jack Oleck, who is credited as authoring this story in the reprint in Welcome Back to the House of Mystery (DC, 1998 series) #1.

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

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-688
Genre
humor
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Nightmare]
  2. 1. The Secret of the Egyptian Cat
  3. 2. Room 13
    Page 13
  4. 3. Cain's Mail Room
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. Nightmare
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
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