In the letters column of this issue, Eve identifies her raven as Edgar Allen [sic] and describes him as an enchanted raven, formerly human, which later became a major element of the Sandman mythos. She also attacks her reader for asking about her relationship to Swamp Thing.
Synopsis: Dennis Neilson's wife, Janice, is angered that her husband's promotion is not good enough. An avid bird collector, he sends a harpy eagle after his boss, George Benton. When Janice is displeased and threatens to turn him in to the police, he kills her in front of the birds, who are not happy with what they see.
Synopsis: Mr. Lewis, a trustee for a cemetery. leavis Mr. Denning and his daughter as caretakers for a cemetery. The two insist they have experience dealing with vampires, and one is known to currently be stalking the cemetery. The vampire is convinced that the Dennings are perfect prey, but the prey turns predator in a way the vampire could not possibly expect.
Synopsis: Charlie Reilly lives with his son, Harold, and daughter-in-law, Peggy. The latter finds him useless and wants him out of the house, and overhearing this, he leaves. He goes to his favorite restaurant, and Mike, the waiter, has him sit in the corner, even though he likes Charlie and doesn't like being made to do so. Charlie was a firefighter had his face severely burned in an accident 15 years prior and hasn't worked since. Upon leaving, a mugger named Rocky and his partner attack him. Dr. Phillips is forced to discharge him because of hospital overcrowding, in spite of severe headaches. when he allows himself to feel the pain, Charlie discovers that he can make wishes come true, causing a tree to bear apples in midwinter that isn't even an apple tree. He then wishes a boy clinging to the railing of a fire escape could be saved, and the boy is able to climb back around to the platform. He returns home after 48 hours. his daughter-in-law still assuming that he has nothing to wish for with them providing for him.