(February 1972)

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Volume
21
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1971-12-16
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 Comic Reader #77.


Snow Beast (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1507
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An earlier indexer theorizes a Joe Orlando layout, but it is not credited to Orlando at nealadams.com or in the Showcase reprint.

Cover title and cover scene are from two different interior stories.

Sno' Fun! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-878
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain (story host); Gregory (gargoyle); Dr. Wallace B. Peterson (scientist); Professor Strauss (scientist)
Synopsis
Dr. Wallace B. Peterson wants the fame of the discovery of a lost civilization in Antarctica for himself and so kills his colleague Professor Strauss. On the exploratory mission he is then captured and kept prisoner by that lost race of monstrous men who want to know everything about the outside world. A long time later he manages to escape but returning to civilization he doesn't feel well and goes to relax at the House of Mystery. There he finally melts to water having physically become like one of those lost men.
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-1438
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons.
Men are trying to escape out the back window of a butcher shop.
The camera man keeps filming while the rest of the safari is being squeezed to death by a giant serpent.
A man with bad vision aims at the wrong target.

He Doomed The World! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
J-1391
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cain (host); Frank Cable; Mr. Hiller; Mr. Lollar; Mr. Carlson; Mr. Hogarth
Synopsis
Frank Cable sends four explorers to place special metal rods at the highest, lowest, hottest and coldest parts of the Earth.
Reprints

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

Cain's Gargoyles / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-1436
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Gregory
Reprints

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons.
A gargoyle flies through a billboard.
Cain uses a gargoyle as an umbrella.
A gargoyle lands on the window sill of a bird watching society.

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

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

Script
Mark Hanerfeld ? [as Cain]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1495

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Karl Merris; Mark LeVeck; Phil Crosby; Ralph Alfonso.

Snow Beast (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lynn Marron
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Rich Buckler
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-1223
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Kirk; Sam; Nita; Su-Ka-Tae (Abominable Snowman)
Synopsis
Alaskan miners are being attacked by someone, is it the Su-Ka-Tae or something else?
Reprints

The Whole Ball of Tin (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-1186
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Wilson Brown; J. Frederic Brown
Synopsis
After killing a man, Willie goes to his estranged father for help evading the police.
Reprints

The Haunting Wind! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
John Giunta (signed)
Inks
John Giunta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
J-1481
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain; Dan Russell; Jim Nelson
Synopsis
After stealing a ruby ring in Tibet, Dan Russell is cursed to die by a vengeful wind.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Snow Beast
  2. 1. Sno' Fun!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  4. 3. He Doomed The World!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Gargoyles
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  7. 6. Snow Beast
  8. 7. The Whole Ball of Tin
  9. 8. The Haunting Wind!
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