(January-February 1980)

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Volume
25
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1979-10-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893070502
Editing
Jack C. Harris (editor); Joe Orlando (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #173.

Weave a Tangled Skein of Death (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-217
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
demon

Whose Face Is at My Window? (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
J-5723
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Don Nolan; Angela Bruce
Synopsis
Don Nolan rushes home to save his wife from a deranged killer.
Reprints
Keywords
mental asylum

Indexer Notes

The Unexpected

The UFO from Planet Earth (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Nestor Redondo
Inks
Nestor Redondo
Colors
?
Letters
Benjie Pabulos

Job Number
J-5753
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colonel Talcott; Captain Joe Wiley; Captain Toby Judson; Marshal Ang; General Hogan
Synopsis
Two Air Force captains are sent to investigate strange UFO sightings.
Reprints
Keywords
F-15 fighter jet; UFO

Indexer Notes

The Unexpected

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6270
First Line of Dialogue or Text
H-Hello there readers.. I-I was just starting t-to spruce up the old house a bit.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel

Weave a Tangled Skein of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

Abel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Jess Jodloman
Inks
Jess Jodloman
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host); Jason Forbes; Shamar; Korex
Synopsis
Jason Forbes attempts to steal a tapestry from the Cult of Korex.
Reprints
Keywords
cult; devil worship; Satanism; tapestry

The Rescue (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Superman / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[Rapunzel] (Table of Contents: 6)

Feeble Fables / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-5874
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A maiden attempts to use her hair to allow her prince to climb to her rescue.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Rapunzel.

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

The Three Witches / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Colors
?
Letters
E. R. Cruz

Job Number
J-5792
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is my disguise for the costume party tonight!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mildred; Mordred; Cynthia
Synopsis
The witches get ready for a costume party.

Indexer Notes

The Witching Hour

Snake Fright (Table of Contents: 8)

The Three Witches / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5714
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Mr. Freis; Mr. Pinkney
Synopsis
Mr. Pinkney does not like his neighbor or his pet snakes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Witching Hour

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris (as JCH)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-393

[Rapunzel, Part II] (Table of Contents: 10)

Feeble Fables Revisited / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-5875
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Another prince tries to climb the maiden's hair.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequel to the earlier Feeble Fables story in this issue.

Deadly Homecoming! (Table of Contents: 11)

Madame Xanadu / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil)
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5537
Genre
horror-suspense; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Madame Xanadu; Vanessa Price; Sergeant Johnny Dallas; Colonel Edwin; Pete Wolfe; Omani
Synopsis
Vanessa's boyfriend and his fellow soldier return from Vietnam carrying the spirit of Omani, god of war.
Reprints
Keywords
Vietnam War
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Weave a Tangled Skein of Death
  2. 1. Whose Face Is at My Window?
  3. 2. The UFO from Planet Earth
  4. 3. ["H-Hello there readers.. I-I was just starting t-to spruce up the old house a bit."]
    Abel
  5. 4. Weave a Tangled Skein of Death
    Abel
  6. 5. The Rescue
    Hostess Twinkies; Superman
  7. 6. [Rapunzel]
    Feeble Fables
  8. 7. ["This is my disguise for the costume party tonight!"]
    The Three Witches
  9. 8. Snake Fright
    The Three Witches
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  11. 10. [Rapunzel, Part II]
    Feeble Fables Revisited
  12. 11. Deadly Homecoming!
    Madame Xanadu
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