(June-July 1971)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1971-04-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Joe Orlando
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
Jack Adler

Job Number
J-1171
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing; Linda Olsen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tatjana Wood formerly suggested as colorist, but Todd Klein posted the signed color guide in his blog (http://kleinletters.com/Blog/?p=2035).

[Welcome to the House of Secrets] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood ?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1169
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Abel; Cain
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introductory strip. Script credit per reprint in House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1.

Swamp Thing (Table of Contents: 2)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Inks
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Colors
Tatjana Wood ?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1135
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Swamp Thing [Alex Olsen] (intro); Linda Olsen; Damian Ridge
Synopsis
Alex Olsen, turned into a swamp monster, returns to seek revenge on his friend who rigged the explosion that killed him.
Reprints
Keywords
swamp

After I Die! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby; Mark Evanier
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1051
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mark Evanier discusses the origin of this story in The Jack Kirby Collector #40. Index originally had Joe Orlando as a co-writer as well, but Evanier submitted an Error Report saying this was not the case.

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

The House of Secrets Speaks! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti ? (illustration)
Inks
George Roussos ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1150

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Cynthia, John Cawley, Shannon Foster, Bill Winans and Jay Zilber.

It's Better to Give... (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Skrenes [as Virgil North]
Pencils
Alan Weiss
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Tatjana Wood ?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-677
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Dick Dillin
Colors
Tatjana Wood ?
Letters
John Costanza ?

Job Number
G-470
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits per reprint in House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Swamp Thing
  2. 1. [Welcome to the House of Secrets]
    Abel
  3. 2. Swamp Thing
    Swamp Thing
  4. 3. After I Die!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The House of Secrets Speaks!
  6. 5. It's Better to Give...
  7. 6. Trick or Treat
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