(April 1980)

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Volume
30
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-01-22
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); Jack C. Harris (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 #176.


[Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Luis Dominguez [as LD] (signed)
Inks
Luis Dominguez [as LD] (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-279
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 / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-6342
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! There you are! We have been expecting you!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Destiny; Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia; Madame Xanadu; Gregory the Gargoyle

Indexer Notes

Introductory page.

His Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Wayne Howard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1800
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Synopsis
A deformed man seeks the black magic spell that will allow him to switch bodies with his handsome brother.
Reprints

The Borrower (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kevin Woodcock (ZA-691); ? (ZA-689); ? (ZA-653)
Inks
Kevin Woodcock (ZA-691); ? (ZA-689); ? (ZA-653)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-689; ZA-691; ZA-653
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons

10 + 4 + 132 + 95 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Detective Comics Scores Another First! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Trial by Fury! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Alex Saviuk
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5718
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Synopsis
A witch survives the trial to prove her guilt and kills her accuser.
Reprints

A Legion of Heroes in their World's Finest Adventures! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Noly Zamora
Inks
Noly Zamora
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphidy Mahilum

Job Number
J-5584
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Synopsis
Two werewolf hunters come to the town of Lode, Montana, with differing motives.
Reprints

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

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Job Number
L-451

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Alan Naditz; Joe Beardslee; Randy Sparks; "Adiadne - Master and Keeper of Blackwood Manor."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1979
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 85,569
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 93,672
Owner: DC Comics, Inc., wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10019

Volume 80 Issue 4 - Week of January 21, 1980 (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining]
  2. 1. ["Ah! There you are! We have been expecting you!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. His Brother's Keeper
  4. 3. The Borrower
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  6. 5. 10 + 4 + 132 + 95
  7. 6. Detective Comics Scores Another First!
  8. 7. Trial by Fury!
  9. 8. A Legion of Heroes in their World's Finest Adventures!
  10. 9. Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Volume 80 Issue 4 - Week of January 21, 1980
    Daily Planet
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