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Issue Details

Issue #20
Published April-May 1972
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.25 USD
Pages 52
Editing Murray Boltinoff

Cover Details - "Once Upon a Midnight Dreary"

Genre horror
Pencils Nick Cardy
Inks Nick Cardy
Notes Cover art credits from _The Art of Nick Cardy_ (John Coates, Vanguard Productions, 2001)

1 page The Witching Hour foreword, introduction, preface, afterword "Where's sister Mordred?"

Characters Cynthia; Mildred; Mordred; Henry the vulture
Genre humor
Pencils George Tuska
Inks George Tuska

9 page story "Death Is a Demon In Disguise"

Characters Mordred (host)
Genre horror
Script George Kashdan
Pencils Nestor Redondo
Inks Nestor Redondo
Notes Script and art credits posted in letter column of Witching Hour, The (DC, 1969) #22 (August 1972).

7 page story "Beware the 13th Guest"

Characters Mordred (host - inserted)
Genre occult
Script Howard Purcell
Pencils Howard Purcell
Inks Howard Purcell
Reprinted from HOUSE OF SECRETS #59 (March-April 1963)

6 page story "The Diamond Hands of the Sun God!"

Characters Mildred (host - inserted)
Genre occult
Pencils Bill Ely
Inks Bill Ely
Reprinted from HOUSE OF SECRETS #8 (January-February 1958)

6 page story "Never Ride With a Stranger!"

Characters Cynthia (host)
Genre horror
Script Carl Wessler
Pencils Don Heck
Inks Don Heck

8 page story "Once Upon a Midnight Dreary"

Characters Mildred (host)
Genre horror
Script Murray Boltinoff [as Bill Dennehy]
Pencils John Calnan
Inks John Calnan

1 page Witch-Ful Thinking letters page

Letters typeset
Notes Letters submitted by Les Fallon; Frank Stockwell; Jerome Berliner