(February-March 1969)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1968-12-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Dick Giordano; Carmine Infantino (Editorial Director)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date taken from DC house ad and from copyright registration.


It's 12 O'Clock..The Witching Hour! (Table of Contents)

Mordred the Witch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred the Witch
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from The Art of Nick Cardy.

[Let the Judge Be..You!!!] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Toth
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Egor; Cynthia the stepsister; Mordred; Mildred
Synopsis
In a mix of horror and humor, the old witches (Mildred & Mordred) mix up a "brew of stories" while verbally clashing with "hip" young witch, Cynthia. Bumbling Egor looks on.
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Indexer Notes

This is the introduction to the book and the series.

Save the Last Dance for Me! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Pat Boyette
Inks
Pat Boyette
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Boyette

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Thurgood "Tin Toes" Trapley (millionaire magnate); Clot O'Neil; Dicky; Mildred the Witch (Cameo)
Synopsis
Trapley is rich and selfish and has a machine that has locked onto earth 100 years into the future (although Clot says "1000", which doesn't agree with the year 2068 later). He wants all the benefits of traveling there for himself, and what he finds...well, you'll have to read the story.
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Fandom Picks the Winners (Table of Contents: 3)

The Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Hanerfeld ?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

#10 in a series. Three fans have their questions answered, plus there is nearly half the column devoted to Collector's Item comic books.

Eternal Hour! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Toth
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Terwit; the kind man; Gustav; Frederick; mocking kids; townspeople; Mordred the Witch (Cameo)
Synopsis
Terwit is dwarfish and is teased and ridiculed by the town's boys. Most adults do nothing to stop it. Terwit recluses himself in a clock tower and the clock from then on is stopped at midnight. Years later, many of those boys, now men, go to the tower to drive Terwit out and their screams cry out...Why?
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The Perfect Surf or How to Make Waves Without Really Trying! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Stanley (a surfing maniac); Carol; an old hag; a couple other surfers; Cynthia the Witch (Cameo)
Synopsis
Stanley is totally nuts about surfing. He really never even notices the total babe at his side. He is obsessed with finding the "perfect wave". He is afforded an opportunity to find that wave in the dead of night. What do you think happens?
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Keywords
surfing

[Epilogue of Let the Judge Be..You!!!] (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Toth
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia; Egor
Synopsis
The trash-talking witches end the story continuum, whilst Egor stomps off into the swamp.
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Indexer Notes

Neal Adams credit from nealadams.com, as pointed out by Jean-Baptiste LeBlanc, via the GCD Errors list. Previous indexer credited Alex Toth. Saladino letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Alex Toth.

Silk Gauze (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Shelly Moldoff ?
Inks
Shelly Moldoff ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mr Thompson; Eva Thompson
Synopsis
How silk gauze was used to deceive seance patrons.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It's 12 O'Clock..The Witching Hour!
    Mordred the Witch
  2. 1. [Let the Judge Be..You!!!]
  3. 2. Save the Last Dance for Me!
  4. 3. Fandom Picks the Winners
    The Wonderful World of Comics
  5. 4. Eternal Hour!
  6. 5. The Perfect Surf or How to Make Waves Without Really Trying!
  7. 6. [Epilogue of Let the Judge Be..You!!!]
  8. 7. Silk Gauze
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