(August 1971)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1971-06-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


You Are Cordially Invited-- to Die! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-1030
Genre
horror-suspense

You Are Cordially Invited-- to Die! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Job Number
B-571
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hiram; Raymond; Mr. Grimm; Oswald
Synopsis
While on his deathbed, Hiram makes a deal with a mysterious figure for one more hour of life.

A Cat Tale (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Al Case]
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Rich Buckler
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-878
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mrs. McDougal; Mr. Harris
Synopsis
Mrs. McDougal, an old cat lady, has a disagreement with your landlord.

The Doomsday Drum (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1035
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Crowfoot; Ken Kirby
Reprints

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

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Al Case]
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1023

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Ray G. Golin and Pete Columbo.

In answering one of the letters, Al Case is referred to as the "editor" of the letter page. Al Case is one of the aliases of Murray Boltinoff.

Please Let Me Die! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
#29
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Charlie Kimble; Crane
Synopsis
Charlie Kimble hears the voices of his dead cellmates.

The Town That Buried Me Alive! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1034
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Wayne Bostwick; Roy Bostwick; Doc Wheeler; Sheriff Lucas
Synopsis
A twin is having memory problems, uncertain which one he is.
Reprints

The Strange Mind of Mother Shipton (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gus Kelly
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1033
Genre
horror-suspense

Seek Your Own Grave! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
B-539
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sparks; Hodges; Paley
Synopsis
Three criminals kill an old prospector hoping to find his cache of gold.
Reprints

Silk Gauze (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1037
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mr. Thompson; Eva Thompson
Synopsis
How silk gauze was used to deceive seance patrons.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You Are Cordially Invited-- to Die!
  2. 1. You Are Cordially Invited-- to Die!
  3. 2. A Cat Tale
  4. 3. The Doomsday Drum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  6. 5. Please Let Me Die!
  7. 6. The Town That Buried Me Alive!
  8. 7. The Strange Mind of Mother Shipton
  9. 8. Seek Your Own Grave!
  10. 9. Silk Gauze
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