(January 1974)

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Volume
23
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1973-10-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
Joe Orlando; Michael Fleisher (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

Issue may contain the Mark Jewelers insert.

On-sale date from Unexpected #154 and Comic Reader #100.


[He Who Laughs Last...] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?

Job Number
J-3279
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
skeleton; skull

Pingo! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher (script); Russell Carley (art continuity)
Pencils
Frank Thorne (signed)
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-3144
Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
After Pingo the clown's wife realizes that her husband is a serial killer, he arranges to kill her too during their highwire act and make it look like an accident, but she gets her revenge from beyond the grave.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

For the Merriest Xmas from DC (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Job Number
J-3038
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons:
Jungle explorers are looking for a man with a mustache.
A giant puts on a giant shoe that happens to be a house.
Young boys practicing knife throwing with their baby brother as the target.

Two Sensational Blockbusters! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

He Who Laughs Last.... (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Berni Wrightson
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-894
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A plot to steal a young girl's inheritance is foiled by a ghostly clown.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Michael Fleisher ? [as Cain]
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés (logo illustration)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-3319

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Jim Quinn; Jeff B. and Christopher M.; Bob Greenberger; Jim Harris; Valerie Lee; John Elliot.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [He Who Laughs Last...]
  2. 1. Pingo!
  3. 2. For the Merriest Xmas from DC
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. Two Sensational Blockbusters!
  6. 5. He Who Laughs Last....
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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