House of Mystery #309 [Direct]
(October 1982)

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Volume
32
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-06-22
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.


Then... ...and Now! (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
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
C-116
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Bennett; Mary, Queen of Blood; Deborah Dancer; Dmitri Mishkin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit from the letters page of issue #316.

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

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

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

Job Number
J-8450
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cain's the name, exploring's the game!
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain

Witch Hunt (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
John Costanza

Job Number
J-8320
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Bennett; Mary, Queen of Blood
Synopsis
Andrew and Mary face off against their younger selves, and are assumed to be witches.
Reprints

Through a Lens, Darkly (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Todd Klein
Pencils
Lou Manna
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-7945
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Cain (host)

The Old Boy Network (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils
Tor F. Infante
Inks
Tor F. Infante
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
Esphidy Mahilum

Job Number
J-7795
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host)
Reprints

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

Cain's Mail Room / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-1115

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Stephen Gawronski, Tom Curtis, Lori Ostrander, and Stephen Stedman.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Then... ...and Now!
    I...Vampire!
  2. 1. ["Cain's the name, exploring's the game!"]
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. Witch Hunt
    I... Vampire!
  4. 3. Through a Lens, Darkly
  5. 4. The Old Boy Network
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cain's Mail Room
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