(July-August 1978)

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Volume
28
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-04-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893053008
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 #155.


The Night of the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-714
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 / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5166
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sunset over the Kentucky border...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Stardust (Queen of the Sprite Kingdom)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

first part of framing sequence

The Miracle at San Sebastian (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roger McKenzie
Pencils
Noly Panaligan
Inks
Noly Panaligan
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
J-5021
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow... (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie; Dave Manak
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Michael Golden
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-4455
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

Return to Camelot Seven (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Clement
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-5023
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

The Big Fall (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Job Number
J-5156
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey there Flossie, get with it!
Genre
humor

Do You Believe In...? (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Potter
Pencils
John Fuller
Inks
John Fuller
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-5037
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

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

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5166
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stories, my friend!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Stardust
Reprints

Indexer Notes

framing sequence continued

Never Steal from a Blind Man (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Maxine Fabe; Michael Pellowski [as Michael Pell] (story idea)
Pencils
Flor Dery
Inks
Flor Dery
Colors
Cory Adams
Letters
?

Job Number
J-2063
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints

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

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

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

Job Number
J-5180
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Auugghh! I've been bitten by a vampire!
Genre
humor

Fire Sale (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Toomey
Pencils
George Ruppert
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Cory Adams
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5042
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints

Vampiress of Central Park (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Juan Ortiz
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Cory Adams
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-5118
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints

Great Monster Mistakes! (Table of Contents: 13)

History of Mystery / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-5156
Genre
humor
Characters
Dracula; King Kong; Godzilla; Frankenstein's Monster

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

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

Script
Don Edwing (signed, idea)
Pencils
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-382
Genre
humor
Characters
Benjamin Franklin

Jack of Diamonds (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Toomey
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5107
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints

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

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5166
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! I, er... wasn't, er.... finished, Stardust!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Stardust
Reprints

Indexer Notes

framing sequence concluded

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg ? [as Cain]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-928

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Lee Widener; The Phantom Monkeywrench; Stan Tychinski; Mike White. New feature Neverwhere (planned for Adventure Comics) is advertised on this page, but never appeared.

Special Effects (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Night of the Gargoyle!
  2. 1. ["Sunset over the Kentucky border..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Miracle at San Sebastian
  4. 3. Hair Today Gone Tomorrow...
  5. 4. Return to Camelot Seven
  6. 5. The Big Fall
    Superman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  7. 6. ["Hey there Flossie, get with it!"]
    Cain's Game Room
  8. 7. Do You Believe In...?
  9. 8. ["Stories, my friend!"]
    House of Mystery
  10. 9. Never Steal from a Blind Man
  11. 10. ["Auugghh! I've been bitten by a vampire!"]
    Cain's Game Room
  12. 11. Fire Sale
  13. 12. Vampiress of Central Park
  14. 13. Great Monster Mistakes!
    History of Mystery
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  16. 15. Jack of Diamonds
  17. 16. ["Hey! I, er... wasn't, er.... finished, Stardust!"]
    House of Mystery
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  19. 18. Special Effects
    Superman Movie Report
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