(March-April 1978)

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Volume
28
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1977-12-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893053004
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (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 #151.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood

Job Number
C-610
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Batman and Sable Lady (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

House of Mystery / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Wayne Howard
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-4978
First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Twas the night before Christmas...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; "Killer" Cowan

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence interspersed before, after, and between the stories in this issue.

The Ebony God (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
E. R. Cruz ?

Job Number
J-3629
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Dave Manak
Pencils
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Manak ?

Job Number
J-5030
First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, everybody...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gag cartoon.

A Gift from Satan (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
Liz Berube
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3798
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

To Catch a God! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson]
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Michael Golden
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1356
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-523; ZA-551; ZA-546
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons; signatures are not legible.

Mirror Madness (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill; Otto Binder; Guy Lillian
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Tony deZuniga
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-260
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

Haunts Upon a Time... (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Jess Jodloman
Inks
Jess Jodloman
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4731
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)

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

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

Pencils
Kevin Woodcock; Mal; Mike DeCarlo ?
Inks
Kevin Woodcock; Mal; Mike DeCarlo ?
Colors
?

Job Number
ZA-49; ZA-6; ZA-650
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons.

The Fastest Draw in the East! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Edelman
Pencils
Mark Bright
Inks
Aubrey Bradford
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4868
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-671; ZA-406; ZA-394
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Three gag cartoons; signatures are illegible or nonexistent.

Father to the Beast! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Arthur Suydam
Inks
Arthur Suydam
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3619
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Paul Levitz ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-848

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by D.B. Webb; M.S. Raucher; Mike White; Larry Herlihy.

Superman Movie Report 2 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    House of Mystery
  2. 1. Batman and Sable Lady
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  3. 2. ["'Twas the night before Christmas..."]
    House of Mystery
  4. 3. The Ebony God
  5. 4. ["All right, everybody..."]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. A Gift from Satan
  7. 6. To Catch a God!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  9. 8. Mirror Madness
  10. 9. Haunts Upon a Time...
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  12. 11. The Fastest Draw in the East!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  14. 13. Father to the Beast!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  16. 15. Superman Movie Report 2
    Superman Movie Report
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