(November 1971)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1971-09-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Joe Orlando; Mark Hanerfeld (Assistant Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[A Girl and Her Dog] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Jack Adler

Job Number
J-1388
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

A Girl and Her Dog (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-1050
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Peter (dog); Michael; Lissa; Miss Cruthers
Synopsis
During WWII, two orphans are chased through bomb-ravaged London by Satan worshipers.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
J-1046
Genre
humor
Synopsis
3 gag cartoons
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Alien Within Me (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Job Number
J-1208
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Professor Vraney; Professor Adams
Synopsis
An alien sends his image to Earth to stop a bomb sent here by his race.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The artist signs as "Alexander Toth" on the final page, while "Art By: Alex Toth" is found on the splash panel.

Child of the Dead! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Wayne Howard (signed)
Inks
Wayne Howard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
J-176
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Walter Scott
Synopsis
A woman is buried but when grave robbers dig her grave up they find her alive.
Reprints

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

Cain's Room 13 / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lore Shoberg
Pencils
Lore Shoberg (signed)
Inks
Lore Shoberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1146
Genre
humor
Synopsis
3 gag cartoons
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Dark Journey (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy [as NC] (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy [as NC] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
J-1373
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man who takes a fortune that was meant to build a hospital in Africa is cursed by the village witch doctor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Art by Nick Cardy" has been added to the original artwork for this reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1387

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Kerry M. Kirspel; Randy Moore; Bruce Lohr; Cathy Post.

My Heart Becomes So Icy Cold (Table of Contents: 8)

A Witch's Garden of Curses / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Homage" to William Wordsworth's poem "My Heart Leaps Up" (1802). DeZuñiga art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Joe Orlando. House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2019 series) #1 credits the art to Joe Orlando.

The Little People! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
157
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Michael O'Bannion
Synopsis
Michael O'Bannion makes a bargain with the little people to trade his unwanted baby girl for a baby boy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack Oleck is identified as the writer in the letters page of House of Mystery #200.

D.C. Sweeps A.C.B.A. Awards (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [A Girl and Her Dog]
  2. 1. A Girl and Her Dog
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  4. 3. The Alien Within Me
  5. 4. Child of the Dead!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Room 13
  7. 6. Dark Journey
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  9. 8. My Heart Becomes So Icy Cold
    A Witch's Garden of Curses
  10. 9. The Little People!
  11. 10. D.C. Sweeps A.C.B.A. Awards
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore