(September-October 1974)

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Volume
19
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-06-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (editor); Paul Levitz (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #107.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

A Cry in the Night; Frozen in Fear; Creature That Never Existed (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed as NC)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed as NC)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
B-2120
Genre
horror-suspense

Unexpected Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils
Pat Broderick (signed)
Inks
Pat Broderick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-2059

A Cry in the Night (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Jess Jodloman
Inks
Jess Jodloman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2087
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Horst; Marie; Walter; Baron
Synopsis
Horst has another person pose as a "wild boy of the forest" to kill the Baron so he can marry Marie.
Reprints

Schocker (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Grandenetti
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2002
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jim Laskey; Officer Ryan
Synopsis
Criminal Jim Laskey is judged by a ghostly jury after he gunned down Officer Ryan.
Reprints
Keywords
cable car

The Creature That Never Existed! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
B-2060
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Duncan; Professor Alex Miles; Keller
Synopsis
Just as Professor Miles is about to present his evidence that the Quoquarto beast is merely a legend, the beast appears from nowhere and attacks him.
Reprints

The Telltale Hand! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
B-2069
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
George Karyl; John Putnam; Detective Bruce
Synopsis
George Karyl kills his client John Putnam and hides the body but the lines on his palm begin to form a hangman's noose.
Reprints
Keywords
palm reading

I Was Blackmailed by a Phantom (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
B-1255
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Captain Cordoba; Santos; Renaldo
Synopsis
A ghost helps lead Santos's army to overthrow the dictator of his country but afterwards tries to blackmail Santos into trading places.
Reprints

Frozen in Fear (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1952
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Pietro; Vitelli; Gian; Giuseppe
Synopsis
A cemetery watchmen is attacked by two criminals but the ghosts of the cemetery come to his aid.
Reprints
Keywords
cemetery; ghost

The Swami of Broadway (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
B-1251
First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the mysterious jungles of Bengal to the glittering lights of an American city came the Swami--bringing with him a magic emerald possessing the power to unlock the forbidden secrets of the future!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dean Hall; Orry Kane; swami [Jones]
Synopsis
Dean Hall and Orry Kane are on a trip in Bengal. Kane tries again to persuade Hall to sell him his theater, Hall again refuses. They enter a village and see a swami who predicts an elephant stampede. The square is emptied just in time. A month later Hall auditions acts for his theater when the swami appears on stage. He makes two predictions which comes true. Later the swami is asked to appear at the theater and he says he will not enter as it will be struck by a meteor. Hall sells the theatre to Kane and leaves. The swami is then revealed to be a fake. Then a meteor hits the theatre.
Reprints
Keywords
swami

The Rainbow Man (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Job Number
B-1265
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Hargate; Tod Milling
Synopsis
Dr. Hargate discovers how chameleons change color and gives himself the same abilities in order to commit crimes. But he doesn't realize he has a color-blind neighbor who can spot him.
Reprints
Keywords
chameleon

The Night I Watched Myself Die! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
B-2073
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Paul Galen; Phil Toledo; Willard Knox
Synopsis
A hired killer is after reporter Paul Galen.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2115

The Demon Gun! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2074
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jim Folson; John Ellis; Tiwa
Synopsis
Jim Folson believes that big game hunter John Ellis has a magical gun that never misses.
Reprints

The Strange Experiment of Dr. Grimm! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-2122
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Nick Nolan; John Grimm; Warden Lewis; Dave Strong
Synopsis
John Grimm keeps a convicted murderer's brain alive after his execution but finds himself controlled by the brain to commit murder.
Reprints

Who's That Lying in My Coffin? (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Alex Niño
Inks
Alex Niño
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1771
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Herb Mowery; Addie Mowery
Synopsis
A couple has shared dreams about one of them dying.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Cry in the Night; Frozen in Fear; Creature That Never Existed
  2. 1. Unexpected Table of Contents
  3. 2. A Cry in the Night
  4. 3. Schocker
  5. 4. The Creature That Never Existed!
  6. 5. The Telltale Hand!
  7. 6. I Was Blackmailed by a Phantom
  8. 7. Frozen in Fear
  9. 8. The Swami of Broadway
  10. 9. The Rainbow Man
  11. 10. The Night I Watched Myself Die!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  13. 12. The Demon Gun!
  14. 13. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Grimm!
  15. 14. Who's That Lying in My Coffin?
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