(September-October 1979)

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Volume
24
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979-06-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893070510
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #169.


Secret of the Dead Man's Diary! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Inks
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-122
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
skeleton

Secret of the Dead Man's Diary (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Noly Zamora
Inks
Noly Zamora
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Esphidy Mahilum [as Esphid M.]

Job Number
J-5745
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Curt Fowler; Eliot Wallis
Synopsis
Eliot gets his revenge on Curt Fowler, who must find the clue to avoid his fate before he is killed.
Reprints

Don't Monkey with Murder (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Franc Reyes [as Frank Reyes]
Inks
Franc Reyes [as Frank Reyes]
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5701
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Walters; Malgo; Umbezi
Synopsis
The villain kidnaps the monkey god of a group of local worshipers.
Reprints

Dead Heat (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5699
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Payne
Synopsis
A murderer picks the wrong place to hide.
Reprints
Keywords
Ganges river; India

The Garden of Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Noly Zamora
Inks
Noly Zamora
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Benjie Pabulos [as Benjie P.]

Job Number
J-5766
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Anton Conimari; Norman Lucas; Adam Halford
Synopsis
A physician uses his knowledge of exotic plants to become a poisoner for hire.
Reprints
Keywords
blackmail; poisoning

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

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

Script
Mike W. Barr [as M. C. M.]
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6059
First Line of Dialogue or Text
W-Welcome dear readers! I'm Abel! I-I'm so glad you could make it this t-time!
Characters
Abel

Indexer Notes

Introductory page for the House of Secrets stories.

Midnight Muzak (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Edelman
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphidy Mahilum [as Esphid M.]

Job Number
J-5396
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Simon Thorne; Jason Parr
Synopsis
Jason Parr invents a new germ warfare technique that makes the subjects go mad at the slightest sound.
Reprints
Keywords
germ warfare

The Beautiful and the Damned (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Romeo Tanghal; John Workman
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3918
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host); Nora Cooper; Miles Cooper
Synopsis
Nora tries to force her husband to create a formula that will keep her forever young.
Reprints
Keywords
eternal youth; grave robbing

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
E. R. Cruz [as ER Cruz]
Inks
E. R. Cruz [as ER Cruz]
Colors
?
Letters
E. R. Cruz

Job Number
J-5777
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder how Mildred made out at the doc's?
Genre
humor
Characters
Cynthia; Mildred; Mordred
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introductory page for the Witching Hour stories.

Flame of Death (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Al Case]
Pencils
Johnny O. Ingente
Inks
Johnny O. Ingente
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5706
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred (host); Dr. Ian Heath; Nina Heath
Synopsis
Nina uses science to outsmart a witch doctor.
Reprints
Keywords
witch doctor

Give a Great Big Smile to Satan (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
John Calnan
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5801
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mildred (host); Martin Clubbe; Timothy Clubbe; Lynne; Janice Clubbe; Eliza
Synopsis
Martin and Janice's newborn baby is fought over by two covens, one good and one evil.
Reprints
Keywords
witch

Moonlight and Mayhem! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Doug Wildey
Inks
Doug Wildey
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Jean Izzo

Job Number
J-5807
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Lenore Cowan; Bert Cowan
Synopsis
Lenore becomes suspicious of her husband who claims to be working nights.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH]
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-296

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Ellis Sech and Pat Bain.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Dead Man's Diary!
  2. 1. Secret of the Dead Man's Diary
  3. 2. Don't Monkey with Murder
  4. 3. Dead Heat
  5. 4. The Garden of Death!
  6. 5. ["W-Welcome dear readers! I'm Abel! I-I'm so glad you could make it this t-time!"]
    The House of Secrets
  7. 6. Midnight Muzak
  8. 7. The Beautiful and the Damned
  9. 8. ["I wonder how Mildred made out at the doc's?"]
    Witching Hour
  10. 9. Flame of Death
  11. 10. Give a Great Big Smile to Satan
  12. 11. Moonlight and Mayhem!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
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