(March-April 1971)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1971-01-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Joe Orlando

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Beware...the Monsters Are Here! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-1034
Genre
horror-suspense

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Len Wein ?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
J-798
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gadzooks!
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Cain

The House of Gargoyles! (Table of Contents: 2)

Cain / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Jack Sparling (signed)
Inks
Jack Sparling (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snappin ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Francois (sculptor, flashback); French sculptor; Jimmy; Samuel
Synopsis
Gargoyles come to life and take revenge on the man who killed their designer.
Reprints
Keywords
gargoyle; Paris; sculpting

Survey Winners (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Moon Monster (Table of Contents: 4)

Cain / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
J-1054
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Martin Kell; Dr. Gaines; Karaba; Chief Sutaya (flashback)
Synopsis
Radiation from a meteorite transforms a man into a strange creature that affects gravity like the moon.
Reprints
Keywords
Central America; Medicine Man; monsters; Native Americans; tidal wave

The Creatures from Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
J-1055
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Tom Conroy; Anna Smith; Police Chief Hodges
Synopsis
When strange creatures appear all over town, anthropologist Tom Conroy is called to try to understand where they came from.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Welcome to Our Monster Convention! (Table of Contents: 6)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein ?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
J-921?
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Cain

Return of the Barsto Beast (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1061
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lance Steele; Greg Peters; Roger Vardon
Synopsis
A film crew comes to a town to make a movie about a monster that terrorized the town years earlier. During filming the star is turned into a monster.
Reprints

Prisoners on Beast Asteroid (Table of Contents: 8)

Cain / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
J-1057
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cain (host); Mark; Vern
Synopsis
Two space explorers on a distant asteroid are menaced by four creatures that emerge from mysterious capsules.
Reprints

Moonstruck (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1041
Genre
horror-suspense

The Stone Sentinels of Giant Island (Table of Contents: 10)

Cain / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
J-1056
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Professor Spears; Morgan; Drew; Harry
Synopsis
A scientific expedition comes across an unknown island with stone statues resembling those on Easter Island. After one of the statues comes to life, Prof. Spears deciphers an tablet and discovers that the statues are sentries for an ancient alien base under the island. Luckily, the tablet also tells the scientists how to deactivate the sentries, and they are able to escape before the island submerges.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters; Pacific Ocean

That's It, Kiddies! (Table of Contents: 11)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein ?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
J-834
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Cain
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware...the Monsters Are Here!
  2. 1. ["Gadzooks!"]
  3. 2. The House of Gargoyles!
    Cain
  4. 3. Survey Winners
  5. 4. The Moon Monster
    Cain
  6. 5. The Creatures from Nowhere!
  7. 6. Welcome to Our Monster Convention!
    Cain
  8. 7. Return of the Barsto Beast
  9. 8. Prisoners on Beast Asteroid
    Cain
  10. 9. Moonstruck
  11. 10. The Stone Sentinels of Giant Island
    Cain
  12. 11. That's It, Kiddies!
    Cain
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