(June-July 1969)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1969-04-15
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky [as MS]
Inks
Nick Cardy [as NC]
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils identification by Jim Bain via the GCD Errors list.

[You Be Our Judge!] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Witching Hour / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?; Alex Toth

Job Number
G-155
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia; Egor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First part of framing sequence. Art credits from The Comic Reader #72 (1969).

The Turn of the Wheel! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Arneson
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mildred (host); Klaus the Cruel; Sven; Nils; Kristen
Synopsis
Villagers steal Klaus the Cruel's favorite torture device, a wheel, from his castle. Over the following days the wheel causes Klaus much misfortune.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits from The Comic Reader #72 (1969).

The Death Watch (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Riefe
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred (host); Bill Betz
Synopsis
Bill Betz is in a horrible car accident and his parents fear the worst.
Reprints
Keywords
ghost

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits from The Comic Reader #72 (1969).

...And in a Far-Off Land! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snappin ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Wambaf; The Lafhrds
Synopsis
A modern man is drawn across time and space to help a sorcerer and his people battle the Lafhrds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits from The Comic Reader #72 (1969).

Potion of Love (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-184
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[Epilogue] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snappin ?

Job Number
G-232
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia; Mordred; Mildred; Egor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of the framing sequence. Art credits from The Comic Reader #72 (1969).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [You Be Our Judge!]
    The Witching Hour
  3. 2. The Turn of the Wheel!
  4. 3. The Death Watch
  5. 4. ...And in a Far-Off Land!
  6. 5. Potion of Love
  7. 6. [Epilogue]
    The Witching Hour
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