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The Witching Hour (1969) - #38
"Save The Last Dance For Me!"
DC Comics


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Nick Cardy - 'Nicholas Viscardy'
 

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Cover Date: January 1974
Cover Price: US $ 0.50

Issue Tagline: 13 Haunting Tales of Suspense!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 100 pages

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Letters Column: A Look Through the Super-Spectacles

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Reprints/Collects:
House of Mystery (1951) #47
House of Mystery (1951) #68
House of Mystery (1951) #69
House of Secrets (1956) #8
Phantom Stranger (1952) #4
Sensation (Mystery) Comics (1942) #109
The Witching Hour (1969) #1

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An image for Mildred (DC) (Three Witches) exists Mildred (DC) (Three Witches)
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An image for Phantom Stranger (DC) exists Phantom Stranger (DC)

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"Meet The Three Witches" - Edit this story

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Alex Toth

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In case you aren't familiar with Mildred, Mordred and Cynthia, the hostesses of the Witching Hour, here's an intro, leading into the chilling tales they'll tell! (2 pages in the beginning and 1 page closing the issue were reprinted from Witching Hour #2(April-May, 1969))

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"Eternal Hour!" - Edit this story

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Alex Toth

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The children of the town mocked poor Terwit, the dwarf ... drove him to a strange hiding-place ... where he planned his revenge! 8 page story introduced by Mordred

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"Makers of the Mist!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Gerry Conway

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Murphy Anderson

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A strange demon-mist comes from a mountain, and two boys plunge into it to see - what? 5 page story introduced by Mildred.

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"'Til Death Us Do Join!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Bob Haney

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Patrick 'Pat' Boyette

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A grave-robber gets the shock of his life when the "corpse" turns out to be alive - and wants to marry him! 7 page story introduced by Mordred.

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David Kaler

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Slavers plan to capture a whole village of African natives to sell in America ... but what is the source of the terrible drumming that throbs through the village? 8 page Cynthia's Tale.

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"Save The Last Dance For Me!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

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Patrick 'Pat' Boyette

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If you could bring one thing from the future, what would you want? Thurgood Trapley thought he knew - but he had a surprise coming! 5 page story introduced by Mildred originally appeared in Witching Hour #1 (February-March, 1969).

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"The Perfect Surf or How To Make Waves Without Really Trying!" - Edit this story

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Jack Edmond Sparling

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Stanley wanted one thing out of life ... to ride the perfect wave. Then he heard where he could find it - at a very unusual beach! 5 page story originally published in Witching Hour #1 (February-March, 1969) introduced by Cynthia.

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A blind man cheats to get a new pair of eyes ... eyes that give him the power to see into the future! 6 page story introduced by Mildred was reprinted from House of Mystery #47 (February, 1956).

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It started with a figure that disappeared from a painting - leaving only one footprint! What was the secret behind it? 8 page story introduced by Mordred.

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Some men look for an ideal - a perfect woman! They'll be satisfied with nothing less! This is the story of a man who found her - but had to fight dragons for her! 6 page story was originally published in House of Mystery #69 (December, 1957) and is introduced by Cynthia.

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Sy Barry

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The condemned man told Johnny Peril he'd change places with him so that Johnny would be hanged in his place! And Johnny laughed - until the hands reached out of the mirror! 8 page reprint story from Sensation Comics #109 (May-June, 1952) introduced by Mildred.

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"The Phantom Ship!" - Edit this story

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George Papp

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He was rescued from the sea by a ship - but when he found what the vessel was like, he decided he'd rather return to the sea! 4 page reprint story from House of Mystery #68 (November, 1957)introduced by Mordred.

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"Round Trip to the Past!" - Edit this story

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It was an amusing story in the old manuscript - of a 20th century man who traveled to the past. But it was only a story - wasn't it? 6 page story reprinted from House of Secrets #8 (January-February, 1958) introduced by Cynthia.

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This issue's lucky 13th story ... of a coin that brought good luck only to those who gave it away! 4 page story introduced by all 3 witches was reprinted from Phantom Stranger #4 (February-March, 1953).

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