House of Mystery #289 [Direct]
(February 1981)

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Volume
31
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.


School's Out... Forever! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-512
Genre
horror-suspense

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
Len Wein ?
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6906
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi there, fellow horticulturists!
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Cain

Brother Bobby's Home for Wayward Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
?

Job Number
J-6525
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

Farewell Performance (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Noly Zamora
Inks
Noly Zamora
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
J-6462
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

Aquaman and the Space Capsule (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Comeback of David MacDannon (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Mar Amongo
Inks
Mar Amongo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum [as Esphidy]

Job Number
J-6515 ?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Job Number
L-661

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Stephen Smith and Steve Gawronski.

The Legal Legacy (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
David Allikas
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
J-6333
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. School's Out... Forever!
  2. 1. ["Hi there, fellow horticulturists!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Brother Bobby's Home for Wayward Boys and Girls
  4. 3. Farewell Performance
  5. 4. Aquaman and the Space Capsule
    Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  6. 5. The Comeback of David MacDannon
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
  8. 7. The Legal Legacy
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