House of Mystery #293 [Direct]
(June 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
Karen Berger
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.


The Burning! (Table of Contents)

I... Vampire! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta [as MW Kaluta] (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta [as MW Kaluta] (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-599
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Bennett
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
Karen Berger
Pencils
Joe Brozowski (signed)
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-7347
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings, foolhardy and fear-hearted fans...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain
Reprints

Henson's Pooch (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Job Number
J-7112
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Gold Mine Rescue (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Senior Sin! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Charlie Seeger
Pencils
Tenny Henson
Inks
Tenny Henson
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
Esphidy Mahilum [as Esphidy]

Job Number
J-6409
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)

Chapter Three: The Burning! (Table of Contents: 5)

I... Vampire! / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7032
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Bennett: Deborah Dancer; Dmitri Mishkin; Q.B. Stonewall; Senator Eugene Olive; Miss Smith [Dunya Mishkin]
Synopsis
Bennett and his team challenge the racist Q.B. Stonewall and his Freedom Party and find an unexpected vampire.
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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jeff McLaren, Lisa Leveilee, and Paul Green.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Burning!
    I... Vampire!
  2. 1. ["Greetings, foolhardy and fear-hearted fans..."]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Henson's Pooch
  4. 3. Gold Mine Rescue
    Superman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. The Senior Sin!
  6. 5. Chapter Three: The Burning!
    I... Vampire!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore