(April 1980)

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Volume
25
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
0709893070504
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 #176.


My Ghost-Writer-- The Vampire! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-280
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Last Laugh of a Corpse (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Ernesto Patricio
Inks
Ernesto Patricio
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5733
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
George Hoskins; Brad; Harold; Ernie; Lina
Synopsis
When George Hoskins died he left a fortune to whichever of his nieces and nephews could find it, knowing they would kill each other in greed.
Reprints

The Borrower (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman

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

The Witching Hour / 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-5779
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at this bracelet I bought today!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia
Synopsis
Mildred gets a tattoo.
Keywords
tattoo

A Pound of Flesh... and Blood (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5790
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mildred (host); Mr. Grigg; Larry
Synopsis
Mr. Grigg tries to put Mildred's cat to sleep.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally scheduled for Witching Hour #86.

Mildred is the host and also appears as a participant in the story.

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

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Jack Harris [as JCH]
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-458

Indexer Notes

Letters from Scott Pierson and Pam Miller.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[Vampire Do's and Don't] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-6329
Genre
humor
Characters
Abel (host)
Reprints
Keywords
vampire

My Ghost Writer the Vampire (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Edelman
Pencils
Tenny Henson
Inks
Tenny Henson
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5428
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host); Prentice Vaughn
Synopsis
In exchange for a safe place to sleep during the day a vampire offers horror writer Prentice Vaughn true tales for his novels.
Reprints
Keywords
vampire

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

DC Puzzle / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle.

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

The Answer Man / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Job Number
F-127

Indexer Notes

Questions from Rusty Allen, Larry Allen, Mark McGrath, Chris Geraci, John White, David Bryant, David Baca, David Martinez, William Belew, Matt Levan, Robert Sasser, Thomas B. Jones, Janella Oltorik and James Janis.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Ghost-Writer-- The Vampire!
  2. 1. Last Laugh of a Corpse
  3. 2. The Borrower
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. ["Look at this bracelet I bought today!"]
    The Witching Hour
  5. 4. A Pound of Flesh... and Blood
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  7. 6. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  8. 7. [Vampire Do's and Don't]
  9. 8. My Ghost Writer the Vampire
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    DC Puzzle
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
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