House of Mystery #294 [Direct]
(July 1981)

DC, 1951 Series
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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 Darkness.. (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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
Karen Berger
Pencils
Joe Brozowski (signed)
Inks
Adrian Gonzales (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-7357
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahoy, me horror-hungry mates!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain

The Darkness! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7113
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Gold for Dessert (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Plastic Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Old Haunts (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Tom Yeates
Inks
Tom Yeates
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7338
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
J-7441
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Hazel... How's the work on your house coming along?
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Witch Hazel

Congratulations, Mr Bates-- It's a Warlock! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-7119
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)

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

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

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

Job Number
L-780

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Steve Andrews, Wendy Baum, Mark Amundsen, and Charles David Haskell.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Darkness..
  2. 1. ["Ahoy, me horror-hungry mates!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Darkness!
  4. 3. Gold for Dessert
    Plastic Man; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. Old Haunts
  6. 5. ["Hey, Hazel... How's the work on your house coming along?"]
    Cain's Game Room
  7. 6. Congratulations, Mr Bates-- It's a Warlock!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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