(August 1972)

DC, 1951 Series
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Volume
21
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1972-06-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Joe Orlando; E. Nelson Bridwell (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 House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #204 (July 1972) and Comic Reader #85.


[The Coffin Creature] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1452
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1690
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings! Welcome to the basement of the House of Mystery!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain
Reprints

The Coffin Creature (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Fleisher (dialogue); Jack Sparling (plot)
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1626
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Stinky; The Coffin Creature; Pierre; Claude La Plat
Synopsis
Two trappers in the swamp find the treasure the ghostly Coffin Creature has been searching for.
Reprints

Phony Face! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc (signed)
Inks
Gerry Talaoc (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1642
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Grant Weymore; Dr. Magog
Synopsis
Grant Weymore is on the run from the police after pulling a big bank job. Dr. Magog offers to change Grant's face so he won't be recognized.
Reprints

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

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

Script
John Albano
Pencils
John Albano
Inks
John Albano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-827
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

Over the High Side (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Lore Shoberg
Pencils
Alan Weiss
Inks
Ralph Reese
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1233
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Dave the Buck; Beelzebub
Synopsis
Dave the Buck, a member of a motorcycle gang, brags that he'd take on Beelzebub himself for his girlfriend.
Reprints

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ? [as Cain]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1753

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Gail Burt; Greg Myers; E. Rigdon; Dan Gheno; Joel Pollack.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Coffin Creature]
  2. 1. ["Greetings! Welcome to the basement of the House of Mystery!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Coffin Creature
  4. 3. Phony Face!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. Over the High Side
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
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