House of Mystery #303 [Direct]
(April 1982)

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Volume
32
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-12-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Karen Berger (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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Carnival of Souls! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-857
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Bennett
Reprints

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

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

Script
Karen Berger
Pencils
Adrian Gonzales [as Gonzales] (signed)
Inks
Adrian Gonzales [as Gonzales] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings, mystery maniacs!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Karen Berger; Len Wein; Paul Levitz

Carnival of Souls! (Table of Contents: 2)

I... Vampire! / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
J-7942
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Bennett; Mary, Queen of Blood
Synopsis
Andrew finally catches up to Mary at a circus but finds himself in serious danger.
Reprints

Directions (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7847
Genre
horror-suspense

Hellride (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mishkin; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Fabie F. Infante
Inks
Fabie F. Infante
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphidy Mahilum [as Esphidy]

Job Number
J-7299
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)

Bugged! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-7865
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Swamp Thing Is Back! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[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-984

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Jake Brown and Stephen Gawronski.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Carnival of Souls!
    I...Vampire!
  2. 1. ["Greetings, mystery maniacs!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Carnival of Souls!
    I... Vampire!
  4. 3. Directions
  5. 4. Hellride
  6. 5. Bugged!
  7. 6. Swamp Thing Is Back!
    Swamp Thing
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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