(December 1971-January 1972)

DC, 1969 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1971-10-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
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 copyright registration.


When Satan Comes A-Creeping (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-1136
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from The Art of Nick Cardy (John Coates, Vanguard Productions, 2001).

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1114
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wish we'd have stayed in our old house...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia
Synopsis
Mildred wishes they had never moved out of the old house and into an apartment.
Reprints

The Worm That Turned to Terror (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-902
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Barney; Henrietta; Keith
Synopsis
Everyone always picks on Barney, including his horrible wife, but one day his imaginary twin brother shows him how to get even.
Reprints

"The Diggers!" (or, "Dig, They Must!") (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
#8
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Mordred (host); Achilles Moreau; Monique
Synopsis
Achilles Moreau is haunted by the men he left to die in a trench during World War I.
Reprints
Keywords
World War I

The Face behind the Mask (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1135
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Zoe Ann Kerns; Freddie White; Jay Hamilton
Synopsis
Jay Hamilton woos an actress who spends each night with her face covered in bandages. She claims to be 300 years old and to have a magic potion that keeps her young for a short period of time. Since she has run out of the potion, Jay and his father accompany her to meet the sorcerer who sells her the elixir, but Zoe Ann admits it's all a scam and the men turn the "sorcerer" over to the police.
Reprints

I Was a Prisoner of the Supernatural (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron [as Fran Heron]
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1134
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jasper Murdock; Mr. Robley; Gilda Greene; Mephistopheles; Tom Shields
Synopsis
Jasper Murdock, an actor playing the role of Mephistopheles, agrees to a deal with the Devil, but refuses to fulfill the contract and is rewarded.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Witch-Ful Thinking / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illo)
Inks
? (illo)
Colors
? (illo)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1132

Indexer Notes

Letter submitted by Joan Early (a self-proclaimed witch).

Hypnotic Eye (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
B-998
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rudy; Feigen
Synopsis
A duel is fought but one participant tries to use hypnotic powers to win.
Reprints

When Satan Comes A-Creeping! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-956
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mildred (host); Lord Harold; Bedelia; Satan (cat)
Synopsis
Lord Harold forces a witch to do his bidding.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Satan Comes A-Creeping
    The Witching Hour
  2. 1. ["I wish we'd have stayed in our old house..."]
    The Witching Hour
  3. 2. The Worm That Turned to Terror
  4. 3. "The Diggers!" (or, "Dig, They Must!")
  5. 4. The Face behind the Mask
  6. 5. I Was a Prisoner of the Supernatural
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Witch-Ful Thinking
  8. 7. Hypnotic Eye
  9. 8. When Satan Comes A-Creeping!
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