The Witching Hour #16

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
August-September 1971
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Modern Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC [character]
 
DC [character]
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/75468

Credits

Editing
Murray Boltinoff, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Three Witches) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Three Witches
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-1013
Characters
Mordred (inset)

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
John Costanza , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The Witching Hour (DC, 2011 series) #1 (2011)
Witching Hour #16
Printed in
Cuentos de Misterio (Editorial Novaro, 1960 series) #232 (14 de agosto de 1972)

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. Untitled (The Three Witches) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

"Come with us, this sullen, stormy night..."

Featuring

Feature
The Three Witches
Genre
Humour
Code
B-1005
Characters
Cynthia; Mordred; Mildred

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Tuska, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The Witching Hour (DC, 2011 series) #1 (2011)
Come with us this sullen, stormy night...
Show/hide 2. Never Kill a Witch! (The Three Witches) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Witches
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-940
Characters
Mildred (host); Harry; Stella; Old Lady Crafton

Credits

Writing
Carl Wessler, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Bernard Case, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Terror Tales Album (Murray, 1978 series) #10 ([March 1979?])
Never Kill a Witch!
 
Australia
Terror Tales Album (Murray, 1978 series) #10 ([March 1979?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Witching Hour (DC, 2011 series) #1 (2011)
Never Kill a Witch!
Printed in
Horror (BSV - Williams, 1972 series) #40 (December 1975)
 
Skrekk Magasinet (Illustrerte Klassikere / Williams Forlag, 1972 series) #11/1975 ([november] 1975)
 
Skräckmagasinet (Williams Förlags AB, 1972 series) #11/1975 (november 1975)
 
Terror Tales Album (K. G. Murray, 1977 series) #10 ([March 1979] ?)
 
Shock Classics (Classics/Williams, 1972 series) #46 (1975)
 
Il Est Minuit... l'Heure des Sorcières (Arédit-Artima, 1975 series) #8 (3ème trimestre 1976)
 
Cuentos de Misterio (Editorial Novaro, 1960 series) #232 (14 de agosto de 1972)

Synopsis

Harry and Stella break into Old Lady Crafton's house to steal her money so they can get married but find out what happens when you kill a witch.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Witch-Ful Thinking) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Witch-Ful Thinking
Code
B-1002

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Album (Murray, 1978 series) #8 ([1979?])

Notes

Letters submitted by Frank Clark; Florence S. Cameron.

Show/hide 4. The Spell of Sinner Ella! (The Three Witches) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Witches
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-591
Characters
Mordred (host); Ella; Prudence; Penelope; Prince

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter [as Bill Dennehy]
Art
Gray Morrow, penciller
 
Gray Morrow, inker
Colours
Gray Morrow, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The Witching Hour (DC, 2011 series) #1 (2011)
The Spell of Sinner Ella!
Printed in
2 ruskiga timmar (Williams Förlags AB, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
Iskalde Grøss (Semic, 1982 series) #1/1982 (1982)
 
Groot uur griezelen (Classics/Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] ([1973])
 
2 grufulde timer (Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
Il Est Minuit... l'Heure des Sorcières (Arédit-Artima, 1975 series) #8 (3ème trimestre 1976)
 
Cuentos de Misterio (Editorial Novaro, 1960 series) #232 (14 de agosto de 1972)

Synopsis

Ella's fairy godmother sends her to the fancy ball but she must be home by midnight.

Notes

A play on the story Cinderella.

Show/hide 5. You Can't Hide from Death (The Three Witches) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Witches
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Henri; Claude

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Lee Elias, line art [as Tony DeZuniga]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #58 (January-February 1963)
The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #78 ([March 1963?])
The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #174 (May-June 1968)
The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #41 ([September 1968?])
The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Witching Hour (DC, 2011 series) #1 (2011)
You Can't Hide From Death
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Witching Hour (DC, 2011 series) #1 (2011)
The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
Printed in
Haunted Tales (K. G. Murray, 1973 series) #32 ([August 1978])
 
Il Est Minuit... l'Heure des Sorcières (Arédit-Artima, 1975 series) #8 (3ème trimestre 1976)
 
Cuentos de Misterio (Editorial Novaro, 1960 series) #232 (14 de agosto de 1972)

Synopsis

Claude pursues Henri across France to finish the duel that had begun years before.

Show/hide 6. The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron Comic story, 3.5 pages
Show/hide 7. Last Meal (Stories from the Haunted Library) Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Stories from the Haunted Library
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-1027

Credits

Writing
Ted Udall, author
Art
Joe Orlando, line art (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #177 (November-December 1968)
Last Meal
Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Album (Murray, 1978 series) #8 ([1979?])

Notes

One full-page illustration and one page of text.

Show/hide 8. The Curse of the Cat (The Three Witches) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Witches
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
B-1028
Characters
Mordred (host, inserted); James Fleming; Mr. Carlson; Mr. Shadow; Lewis

Credits

Writing
Howie Post, scripter
Art
Bill Draut, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Shelly Leferman , letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #177 (November-December 1968)
The Curse of the Cat

Synopsis

A begger tells Mr. Fleming of a fortune buried in a cat's grave.

Notes

Head shot of Mordred replaced original head shot of Cain on first and last story pages.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37272

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