(February-March 1970)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1969-12-16
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
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 from Comic Reader #76 and from copyright registration.


[The Big Break!] (Table of Contents)

The Witching Hour / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams ?
Inks
Neal Adams ?

Job Number
G-574
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (inset); Mildred (inset); Mordred (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adams pencils and inks per Jim Bain, Nick Caputo and pencilink blog. Adams is not credited on his checklist at nealadams.com. but Nick notes the pose and figure of the convict typifies Adams style. Previous indexer credited Nick Cardy. Fred Snyder credited Jim Aparo with art.

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

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

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

Job Number
G-533
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who comes this way from the dark castle towering above the swamp?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia; Mildred; Mordred; Egor
Synopsis
Mildred and Mordred hurt Egor's feelings when they want to take his photo.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits listed in The Comic Reader #76 (1969).

The Big Break! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Witching Hour / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-419
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred (host); John Cobern
Synopsis
John Cobern escapes from prison only to be trapped in the house of his youth by a curse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Bain via the CGD Errors list. Script and art credits also listed in The Comic Reader #76 (1969).

[Interlude] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Witching Hour / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
G-533
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mildred; Mordred; Cynthia
Reprints

The Captive! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Witching Hour / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
George Roussos ?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-170
Characters
Mildred (host)
Synopsis
A gangland boss wants a painter to create a portrait of himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Bain via the GCD Errors list. Script and art credits also listed in The Comic Reader #76 (1969).

[Interlude] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Witching Hour / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia; Egor
Reprints

Look Homeward, Angelo! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Witching Hour / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Jack Abel; Alex Toth (p. 1, panel 1 only)
Inks
Jack Abel; Alex Toth (p. 1, panel 1 only)
Colors
?
Letters
?; Alex Toth (p. 1, panel 1 only)

Job Number
G-169
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Egor; Angelo; Steve; Louis
Synopsis
Angelo's adoptive parents believe he is the cause of the haunting in their new house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Bain via the GCD Errors list. Script and art credits also listed in The Comic Reader #76 (1969).

[Epilogue] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Witching Hour / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
G-534
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia; Mildred; Mordred; Egor
Reprints

Who Believes Ouija? (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-338
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-406
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A con-man decides to pose as the Prince of Darkness.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Big Break!]
    The Witching Hour
  2. 1. ["Who comes this way from the dark castle towering above the swamp?"]
    The Witching Hour
  3. 2. The Big Break!
    The Witching Hour
  4. 3. [Interlude]
    The Witching Hour
  5. 4. The Captive!
    The Witching Hour
  6. 5. [Interlude]
    The Witching Hour
  7. 6. Look Homeward, Angelo!
    The Witching Hour
  8. 7. [Epilogue]
    The Witching Hour
  9. 8. Who Believes Ouija?
  10. 9. Trick or Treat
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