(June-July 1972)

DC, 1969 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1972-04-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Action Comics #412 and copyright registration.

The Haunted Houseboat (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
B-1202
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred; Mildred; Cynthia

The Mournful Bells of Santa Morte (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nestor Redondo
Inks
Nestor Redondo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1159
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Cynthia (host); Joe Dunn; Bill Carver; Brother Fancisco
Synopsis
Two GIs find a treasure in a monastery and decide to retrieve it after the war.
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Prisoner of Sorcerers' City (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1247
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Edwin Locke
Synopsis
Edwin Locke awakens in a city of sorcerers. He uses one of his multiple images pellets to escape.
Reprints

Laugh, Clown -- Die, Clown (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Bill Dennehy]
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
B-1044
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mordred (host); Miss Denise; Kroger; Hugo
Synopsis
Jealous Kroger the sword swallower tries to kill Miss Denise the high wire act, but Hugo the clown (who loves her from afar) saves her by catching her, causing his death.
Reprints

The Unbeliever (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Steve Englehart
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-947
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A male who doesn't believe in superstitions gets knocked down by a ladder he walks under.
Reprints

Designs for Disaster (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1246
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dane Foote
Synopsis
A movie set designer's settings turn into real-life catastrophes.
Reprints

The Haunted Houseboat! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1292
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mildred (host); Henry Belding
Synopsis
Henry wants to know the mystery of Hobbes House and why all the towns people say they have never heard of it.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Neal Adams (illustration)
Inks
Neal Adams (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1355
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Haunted Houseboat
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Witching Hour
  3. 2. The Mournful Bells of Santa Morte
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Prisoner of Sorcerers' City
  6. 5. Laugh, Clown -- Die, Clown
  7. 6. The Unbeliever
  8. 7. Designs for Disaster
  9. 8. The Haunted Houseboat!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Witch-ful Thinking
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