DC Comics Presents #53 [Direct]
(January 1983)

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Volume
6
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1982-09-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Superman; The House of Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4015
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Superman; Cain
Reprints
Keywords
House of Mystery

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

The Haunting Dooms of Halloween! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; The House of Mystery / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mishkin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-4010
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Superman; The House of Mystery; Cain; Lois Lane; Steve Lombard; Flash [Barry Allen] (costume); Wonder Woman (costume); Green Lantern (costume); Supergirl (costume); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen [as Thor]; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Lana Lang; Ricky
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Freedom--or Death! (Table of Contents: 2)

Atari Force Code Name: Liberator / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Martin Champion; Li-San I'Rourke; Dr. Lucas Orion; Lydia Perez (all as the Atari Force); The Malaglon (villains); Commander David Marcus; Bob Marcus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

16 page preview insert continued in Atari Force #1. Special insert between pages 13 & 14 of main story

Pair Mail (Table of Contents: 3)

Pair Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
4020

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007. Uncertain of order of this sequence within the issue.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    Superman; The House of Mystery
  2. 1. The Haunting Dooms of Halloween!
    Superman; The House of Mystery
  3. 2. Freedom--or Death!
    Atari Force Code Name: Liberator
  4. 3. Pair Mail
    Pair Mail
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