House of Mystery #287 [Direct]
(December 1980)

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Volume
30
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Len Wein (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

This issue has variants.


Silent Snow, Scarlet Snow! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-383
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Joe Orlando
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6987?
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back for more tales of the strange and mysterious, eh?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain

Indexer Notes

Introductory page.

Silent Snow, Scarlet Snow (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson]
Pencils
Nestor Redondo (layouts); Edgar Bercasio (pencils)
Inks
Edgar Bercasio
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
?

Job Number
J-7297
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Ness; Wollinski; Frank Egan
Synopsis
Frank Egan and his co-workers at an Artic weather station are attacked by a vampire.

Superman Saves the Weather Satellites! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Forever Young (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
E. R. Cruz ?

Job Number
J-6292
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Edith Du Prey; Carol; Satan; Ernie
Synopsis
Edith Du Prey trades her immortal soul for regained youth.
Reprints

Legend of the Lost (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3910
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cain (host); Jurok
Synopsis
Jurok and his spacemen arrive on Earth in a search for gold.
Reprints

[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 (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5897
Genre
humor

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

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
L-632
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Silent Snow, Scarlet Snow!
  2. 1. ["Back for more tales of the strange and mysterious, eh?"]
    The House of Mystery
  3. 2. Silent Snow, Scarlet Snow
  4. 3. Superman Saves the Weather Satellites!
    Superman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. Forever Young
  6. 5. Legend of the Lost
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Game Room
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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