(June 1972)

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Volume
17
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1972-04-25
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 Comic Reader #83.


Stranger from the Swamp (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy [as NC]
Inks
Nick Cardy [as NC]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1358
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
alligator

An Incident of Violence (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Bill Dennehy]
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
B-1290
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Bannister; Valerie Bannister; Frank
Synopsis
Frank tries to kill his girlfriend's father so they can inherit his old mill.
Reprints
Keywords
alligator

Don't Let Me Die! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-397
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lloyd Garber; Jack Hurley
Synopsis
Jack returns from an icy grave to get revenge on his killer.
Reprints

The Curse of the Kung Lo Diamond (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jerry Case]
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
B-1258
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
James Malcolm; Lieutenant Kirkland; Kung Lo; Peal; Red Martin; Harvey Weston
Synopsis
A cursed diamond is cut up into smaller diamonds and appears to be spreading the curse all over town.
Reprints

Die a Deep Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
33
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Manuel; Dolores
Synopsis
Manuel robs the mine's payroll so he can spend it on Dolores but a cave-in reveals his crime.
Reprints
Keywords
Boliva

The Exile from Earth (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Job Number
B-1254
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Kirk Randall
Synopsis
Kirk Randall uses an ancient Egyptian ring, which makes him invulnerable as long as he doesn't touch the ground, to commit a string of robberies.
Reprints
Keywords
Eiffel Tower

Please -- Kill Me Once More (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-1235
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Cronin; Willie Wilson; Doc Karnes
Synopsis
During a near-death experience Mr. Cronin meets a robber who gives him a clue to where his loot is hidden.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1359

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Sylvia Hoover, Susan Kazan, Steve Barasch and Eugene Comean.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Stranger from the Swamp
  2. 1. An Incident of Violence
  3. 2. Don't Let Me Die!
  4. 3. The Curse of the Kung Lo Diamond
  5. 4. Die a Deep Death!
  6. 5. The Exile from Earth
  7. 6. Please -- Kill Me Once More
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
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