(May 1976)

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Volume
25
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1976-02-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode
0709893053005
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor); Paul Levitz (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #127.

Death Pulls the Strings! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ricardo Villagrán (signed as Villagrán)
Inks
Ricardo Villagrán (signed as Villagrán)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Workman ?

Job Number
J-4225
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
T-155
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome, demon-delver!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain
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Paid in Full (Table of Contents: 3)

Cain the Caretaker / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Frank Robbins
Inks
Frank Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-3427
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Cass; Martha Wright; Lucifer (cat)
Synopsis
A wanted criminal takes refuge with a witch, whom he then kills. Her cat grows to giant size and kills him in return.
Reprints
Keywords
cats

Death Pulls the Strings! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-3601
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Synopsis
A puppeteer uses real little people as his marionettes, then murders them when they rebel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is Bill Finger's last story.

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

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

Script
Don Edwing
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Dave Manak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-560
Genre
humor; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

A vampire leaves his crypt to find a men's restroom.

Justice for All Includes Children. 3 (Table of Contents: 6)

Justice for All Includes Children!; Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Genre
superhero; advocacy
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman teaches the concept of "innocent until proven guilty."

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Center for Juvenile Justice, the research division of the National Council of Juvenile Court Judges.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz (signed as Cain)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-4226

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Lisa Anderson; Mark Schmeider; Mike White.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1975
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 146,000
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 118.966
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10019

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death Pulls the Strings!
  2. 1. Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. ["Welcome, demon-delver!"]
  4. 3. Paid in Full
    Cain the Caretaker
  5. 4. Death Pulls the Strings!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  7. 6. Justice for All Includes Children. 3
    Justice for All Includes Children!; Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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