(April 1973)

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Volume
16
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1973-02-22
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 Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #93.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Abel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?

Job Number
J-1665
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel
Reprints

Skin Deep (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alfredo Alcala

Job Number
J-1935
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Synopsis
An ugly man has a mask made for himself in order to win the heart of a beautiful woman, but he is surprised by her reaction when he reveals his true face.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Cain & Abel / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-1930
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gags.

The Night of the Nebish! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alfredo Alcala

Job Number
J-2023
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Abel (host)
Synopsis
To resist his malarial hallucinations, a man's doctor urges him to toughen up, which he does in time to repel an alien invasion.
Reprints

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

The House of Secrets Speaks! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils
? (illo)
Inks
? (illo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-3032

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Marcella Tettero, Will Nash, Steve Moore, Mernie Beaners, Randy Nesseler, I. M. A. Vampire and Robert House.

Winner Take All! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
J-1910
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Synopsis
During a storm, two men take shelter and fight over a suitcase full of money they find.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Abel
  2. 1. Skin Deep
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain & Abel
  5. 4. The Night of the Nebish!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The House of Secrets Speaks!
  7. 6. Winner Take All!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner