(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)

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)

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 from the House of Secrets / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-1195
Genre
humor
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 DeZuñiga
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
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
This Issue is currently being edited by CTGarry (since 2020-10-21, last edit 2020-10-21)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Lonely in Death!
  3. 2. [Mouse Trap; House Coughing; Hitching Post of Frankenstein's Monster]
    Abel's Fables from the House of Secrets
  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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