(September 1972)

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Volume
21
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1972-07-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
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 Comic Reader #86.


[The Burning] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony deZuniga
Inks
Tony deZuniga
Colors
?

Job Number
J-1790
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 (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1633
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome back! I'm Cain, your conscientious caretaker...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain
Reprints

Sentimental Journey (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bill Payne
Inks
Bill Payne
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-1660
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Aunt Aggie; Dana
Synopsis
Dana holds a fake seance to try to convince his rich aunt to commit suicide.
Reprints

Beastly Funny (Table of Contents: 3)

Cain's Game Room / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Lore Shoberg
Pencils
Lore Shoberg
Inks
Lore Shoberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gag cartoons. Art credits from the Showcase Presents reprint.

The Burning! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-1664
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Meg Cooper (witch); Adam Strat
Synopsis
A man, without any memories, is apparently saved from death by Meg Cooper, an ugly witch. After having Meg make him a lot of gold, he betrays her to the local village. She is tried and burned alive and Adam reverts to the straw man he was.
Reprints

A Real Mother! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Virgilio Redondo [as Virgil Redondo]
Pencils
Ernie Patricio [as Ernesto Patricio]
Inks
Ernie Patricio [as Ernesto Patricio]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1608
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Lester; Muriel; Jack
Synopsis
Lester's step-mom locks him in a closet when his father is away, but his stuffed lion gets revenge for Lester.
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-1784

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Karl Merris; Matt Graham; Frank Verzyl.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Burning]
  2. 1. ["Welcome back! I'm Cain, your conscientious caretaker..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Sentimental Journey
  4. 3. Beastly Funny
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. The Burning!
  6. 5. A Real Mother!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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