DC Special Series #4 - Unexpected Special
([October] 1977)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
nine times a year
On-sale date
1977-07-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893370510
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S. (1-17, 20-22); Digest (18, 19, 23, 24); Tabloid (25-27)
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched (1-17, 20-22, 25-27); Squarebound (18, 19, 23, 24)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #145. Out with October-dated comics.


The Corpse That Went to Camp! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez [as LD] (signed)
Inks
Luis Dominguez [as LD] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-3162
Genre
horror-suspense

The Corpse That Went to Camp! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Bill Payne
Inks
Bill Payne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-3712
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

His Killer's Keeper (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan [as Jack Philips]
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2612
Genre
horror-suspense

Dead Men Don't Talk... Often (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1738
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Grim Joke of the Laughing Skull (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-3156
Genre
horror-suspense

Death Whistles a Silent Song (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-3046
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Welcome Home --and Die! (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-3734

The Fiend Factor (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1995
Genre
horror-suspense

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

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?; David Michelinie
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-3740
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Corpse That Went to Camp!
  2. 1. The Corpse That Went to Camp!
  3. 2. His Killer's Keeper
  4. 3. Dead Men Don't Talk... Often
  5. 4. Grim Joke of the Laughing Skull
  6. 5. Death Whistles a Silent Song
  7. 6. Welcome Home --and Die!
  8. 7. The Fiend Factor
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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