(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)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Sable Lady [the Mink Marauder]

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[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)

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

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Progress report on the SUPERMAN motion picture (1978).

Indexer Notes

Includes photo of Christopher Reeve as Superman.

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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