(August-September 1971)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1971-06-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Joe Orlando (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
J1240
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Lonely in Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Abel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
J-1071
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints

[Mouse Trap; House Coughing; Hitching Post of Frankenstein's Monster] (Table of Contents: 2)

Abel's Fables / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-1195
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Abel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gag cartoons.

The Curse of the Cat's Cradle (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth ?

Job Number
J-1207
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Nightmare (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1256

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Robert Strauss, Janet Witkovsky, Sue, Henry Kurek and Tim Lynch.

The Beast from the Box (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed as N C)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed as N C)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1204
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Charles Sanders releases and eventually kills a thing from a box.
Reprints

[Lost Head; Vampire Has Sleeping Problems; Lion Tamer; Dragon's Breath] (Table of Contents: 7)

Abel's Fables / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lore Shoberg (credited as Lore)
Pencils
Lore Shoberg (credited as Lore)
Inks
Lore Shoberg (credited as Lore)
Colors
?
Letters
Lore Shoberg

Job Number
289
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons.

Never Kill a Witch's Son! (Table of Contents: 8)

Abel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
J-1063
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Synopsis
Ken Rawson's niece and her husband kill Rawson, but Rawson's mother takes her revenge.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Lonely in Death!
    Abel
  3. 2. [Mouse Trap; House Coughing; Hitching Post of Frankenstein's Monster]
    Abel's Fables
  4. 3. The Curse of the Cat's Cradle
  5. 4. Nightmare
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The House of Secrets Speaks!
  7. 6. The Beast from the Box
  8. 7. [Lost Head; Vampire Has Sleeping Problems; Lion Tamer; Dragon's Breath]
    Abel's Fables
  9. 8. Never Kill a Witch's Son!
    Abel
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