(January-February 1981)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (editor); Len Wein (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
5" x 6.75" (12.7 cm x 17.1cm)
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Ghosts (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
cemeteries; skeletons

Indexer Notes

Figures of kids flopped and moved to the opposite side and words on sign changed from original.

Ghosts (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Death Held the Lantern High (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
?

Job Number
J-7045
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Phantom Hangman (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Rico Rival
Inks
Rico Rival
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Most Fearful Villain of the Supernatural (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Death Weaves a Web (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Raymond Forbes; Gerald
Synopsis
When Raymond Forbes threatens to send Gerald to an orphanage, Gerald's spider friends take their revenge.
Reprints

The Yawning Mouth of Hell (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Most Haunted House in England! (Table of Contents: 7)

Tales of the Haunted and the Damned! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
J. Noreiga
Inks
Alfred Alcala [as A. Alcala]
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Specter Wore a Badge (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; war
Reprints

And the Corpse Cried "Murder!" (Table of Contents: 9)

Dr. 13, the Ghost-Breaker / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Thirteen [The Ghost-Breaker]
Reprints

The Spirit in the Ring (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
June Lofamia
Inks
June Lofamia
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

A Phantom in the Alamo (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
historical; horror-suspense
Reprints

Dark Destiny (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Inks
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Edgar Allan Poe
Reprints

The Eye of Evil (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Frank Redondo (signed)
Inks
Frank Redondo (signed)
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alois Hitler; Klara Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis
Alois Hitler can see the hate in his son's eyes but nobody will believe him.
Reprints

The Ghost and General Ike (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
John Calnan
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
President Dwight Eisenhower; Mamie Eisenhower; Mrs. Margaret Penny
Synopsis
General Eisenhower is given a Scottish castle, but is the castle haunted?
Reprints

The Specter from the Bog (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Colonel Borgen; Schoup; Hans Vertig
Synopsis
A ghostly rider leads the German Army into quicksand to save two Dutch regiments.
Reprints

Image in Wax (Table of Contents: 16)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Jim Aparo

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Omen from the Beyond (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Death Circle (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Sparling
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1569
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
William Harrison; Abraham Lincoln; James Garfield; William McKinley; Warren G. Harding; Franklin D. Roosevelt; John F. Kennedy
Synopsis
Since 1840, every U. S. President voted into office in a year ending in zero, has died in office.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru [as Andru] (signed)
Inks
Steve Mitchell [as Mitchell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Dr. 13, the Ghost-Breaker, and I don't believe in ghosts!
Characters
Dr. Thirteen [The Ghost-Breaker]; The Phantom Stranger

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustration and the titles of the stories in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ghosts
  2. 1. Ghosts
  3. 2. Death Held the Lantern High
  4. 3. The Phantom Hangman
  5. 4. The Most Fearful Villain of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Death Weaves a Web
  7. 6. The Yawning Mouth of Hell
  8. 7. The Most Haunted House in England!
    Tales of the Haunted and the Damned!
  9. 8. The Specter Wore a Badge
  10. 9. And the Corpse Cried "Murder!"
    Dr. 13, the Ghost-Breaker
  11. 10. The Spirit in the Ring
  12. 11. A Phantom in the Alamo
  13. 12. Dark Destiny
  14. 13. The Eye of Evil
  15. 14. The Ghost and General Ike
  16. 15. The Specter from the Bog
  17. 16. Image in Wax
    Phantom Stranger
  18. 17. Omen from the Beyond
  19. 18. The Death Circle
  20. 19. ["I'm Dr. 13, the Ghost-Breaker, and I don't believe in ghosts!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
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