(October-November 1974)

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Volume
23
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-07-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor); Paul Levitz (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 #108.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Redondo Studio ?
Inks
Redondo Studio ?
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3674
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Nestor Redondo
Inks
Nestor Redondo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3573
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings, gargoyle-groupies, and welcome...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain
Reprints

The Vengeance of Voodoo Annie (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Carley (script continuity); Michael Fleisher (script)
Pencils
Nestor Redondo (signed)
Inks
Nestor Redondo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3309
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

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

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

Script
John Albano ?; Joe Orlando
Pencils
John Albano ?; Joe Orlando
Inks
John Albano ?; Joe Orlando
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3675
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Four gag cartoons, top two possibly by John Albano, bottom two by Joe Orlando:

Men's Turkish Bath.
An alien enjoys "All You Can Eat" at Al's restaurant.

The neighbors see a witch with a stew pot.
The undertaker is standing by with an fresh grave for the outcome of a pistol duel.
Reprints

The Haunting Wind! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3676
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's the solution to last issue's Hidden in the House puzzle

Indexer Notes

Solution to Hidden in the House puzzle from last issue.

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

Room 13 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés ?
Inks
Sergio Aragonés ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3632
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When were you born?
Synopsis
horoscope page
Reprints

Cry, Clown, Cry (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-1559
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host, inserted)
Reprints

The Town That Lost Its Face (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-1581
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cain (host, inserted)
Reprints

The Weird World of Anton Borka (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Purcell ?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1557
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cain (host, inserted)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-3663

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Brad Kohler; Evan Marks; Lisa Anderson; Craig Ledbetter; Richard Morrissey; Nicky Johnson; Bob Rodi; Brian Wilkes Prescott; Bob O'Brian; Holden McCormack.

Demons Are Made... Not Born (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Frank Redondo [as Quico Redondo]
Inks
Frank Redondo [as Quico Redondo]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3585
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

The Girl in the Glass Sphere (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1568
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cain (host, inserted)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Room 13 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3677
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You automatically got 7 years of bad luck...
Reprints

Make Your Own Monster (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Dennis Janke
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3678
Characters
Cain; Abel
Synopsis
paper doll page
Reprints

The Carriage Man (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Carley (script continuity); Michael Fleisher (script)
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3535
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3679
Genre
humor
Synopsis
3 gag cartoons.
A boy brings his monster to a pet show.
A man shakes hands with another man with a hook for a hand.
Monsters lure spacemen with women puppets.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    House of Mystery
  2. 1. ["Greetings, gargoyle-groupies, and welcome..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Vengeance of Voodoo Annie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  5. 4. The Haunting Wind!
  6. 5. ["Here's the solution to last issue's Hidden in the House puzzle"]
  7. 6. ["When were you born?"]
    Room 13
  8. 7. Cry, Clown, Cry
  9. 8. The Town That Lost Its Face
  10. 9. The Weird World of Anton Borka
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  12. 11. Demons Are Made... Not Born
  13. 12. The Girl in the Glass Sphere
  14. 13. ["You automatically got 7 years of bad luck..."]
    Room 13
  15. 14. Make Your Own Monster
  16. 15. The Carriage Man
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karsten S.
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