(March-April 1971)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1971-01-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[No Strings Attached!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Job Number
J-1049
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

No Strings Attached! (Table of Contents: 1)

Cain the Caretaker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
J-706
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Synopsis
A puppeteer is evicted from his house and dies without knowing that the children he entertained have not forgotten him. His puppets come to life to enact revenge on the heartless man who stole their master's home.
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Indexer Notes

Includes two-page humorous introductory sequence.

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

Room 13 / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-835
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In fortune cookie is a velly seeclet message...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Not reprinted in Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1, also not reprinted in House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2019 series) #1, perhaps due to the use of stereotypical "Chinese" dialect.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Job Number
J-930
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sergio Aragonés script credit from House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2019 series) #1.

Three gag cartoons.

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

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando (signed as Cain)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1048

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Rudy Rankins; Bill Winans; Warner Bailey.

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1970
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 180,642
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 176,497
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Kinney National Service, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation . Certified by Bernard Kashdan, Business Manager.

The Hanging Tree! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
J-180?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Synopsis
A witch's curse destroys a man hundreds of years later.
Reprints

Night Prowler! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1015
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
On Christmas Eve, a man and his wife are awakened by the sounds of a prowler in the house.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [No Strings Attached!]
  2. 1. No Strings Attached!
    Cain the Caretaker
  3. 2. ["In fortune cookie is a velly seeclet message..."]
    Room 13
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  7. 6. The Hanging Tree!
  8. 7. Night Prowler!
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