(May 1972)

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Volume
21
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1972-03-21
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 Comic Reader #82.

[The Shearing of a Soul!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed)
Colors
?

Job Number
J-1585
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1584
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome back! Don't let the size of my little flock fool you!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain
Reprints

The Shearing of a Soul! (Table of Contents: 2)

Cain the Caretaker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
J-1182
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Carson Shrew; Milly Crochet; Abner; Ellen; Jubal
Synopsis
When her husband dies, a woman makes a pact with the devil to place his mind inside their newborn son.
Reprints

A Deal with a Sorcerer! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Nestor Redondo
Inks
Nestor Redondo
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-1518
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Franklin Owen; Urbain; Mr. Gaufridi
Synopsis
Franklin Owen sells his soul to become a sorcerer.
Reprints

Stay Away from Me-- You Might Die (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan ?
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Job Number
J-1578
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Cain (host); Dr. Bertrand; Charles
Synopsis
Dr. Bertrand finds a bomb from outer space but can't let go of it for fear of it exploding.
Reprints

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-341
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Adolf Hitler
Reprints

The Poster Plague (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
J-1514
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain (host); Warren; Debbie
Synopsis
Someone has been putting up out-dated posters on a college campus.
Awards
Reprints

The Phantom on Wheels! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1562
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cain (host); Ted Perry; Mr. Denning; Murdock the Magician; Mr. White
Synopsis
Ted Perry, a debunker of supernatural claims, drives a car that was cursed by Murdock the Magician.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Job Number
J-1635

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Mike Flynn; Matt Graham; Dan Gheno.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Shearing of a Soul!]
  2. 1. ["Welcome back! Don't let the size of my little flock fool you!"]
  3. 2. The Shearing of a Soul!
    Cain the Caretaker
  4. 3. A Deal with a Sorcerer!
  5. 4. Stay Away from Me-- You Might Die
  6. 5. Trick or Treat
  7. 6. The Poster Plague
  8. 7. The Phantom on Wheels!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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