(January 1972)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume
21
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1971-11-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor); Mark Hanerfeld (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Mordok Lives! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Two Lives to Live! (Table of Contents: 1)

Cain the Caretaker / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
#254
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Ian Lerner; Satan; Luisa
Synopsis
A master artist gives his soul to Satan for the ability to be twins, one who can paint and one who can party.
Reprints

[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
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1437
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons.
Boy Scouts find a witches' coven.
Boys build an electric chair and are going to test it with their baby brother.
Men carrying a casket are trying to hitch a ride.

He Adopted a Martian Boy (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1472
Characters
Cain (host); Fred Marshal; Akza
Synopsis
When a Martian child crash-lands on his remote island, Fred Marshall is taught a lesson in turning his back on humanity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "I Adopted a Martian Boy."

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

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

Script
Mark Hanerfeld ? (signed as Cain)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1473

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Russell Sauls; Scott Strider; Ernie Saxton; Phillip McAfee; Bart Allyn; Chip Mansel.

Brief Visit (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Glanzman ?

Job Number
G-1001
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Satan; Nilats (demon); Itepal (demon); Reltih (demon)
Synopsis
Satan takes the form of man to walk the Earth for an hour.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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-1166
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons.
A witch sharpens her fingernail with a pencil sharpener.
A vampire bites a figure in a wax museum.
An open grave has a sign that says "Out to Lunch".

The Day of the Demon! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Carl Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1276
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Mordok; Gustav Tablun; Peter Kurt; Erica; Stefan
Synopsis
Townspeople plan to raise a demon from the pits of hell and plan to sacrifice young Stefan to the demon.
Reprints

The Thing in the Telescope (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1471
Genre
crime
Characters
Detective-Lieutenant John Hollis; Oswald Freems; Willy; Jack
Synopsis
A group of thieves try to locate the gems their boss had stolen but as each looks into a telescope he left them they die.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mordok Lives!
  2. 1. Two Lives to Live!
    Cain the Caretaker
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  4. 3. He Adopted a Martian Boy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  6. 5. Brief Visit
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Room 13
  8. 7. The Day of the Demon!
  9. 8. The Thing in the Telescope
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