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House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 96 CGC 9.0

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    Auction Item: House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 96 CGC 9.0

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #2025741003
    Ended Dec 2 2019
    Bid History 10 bids
    Winning Bid $52.00

    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "World for a Witch," script by Jack Oleck, art by Bill Draut; A witch runs an orphanage who uses a spell to escape into a wall painting of a beautiful countryside but is observed by the children spying on her; She beats one of the girls to death and attempts to flee justice, unaware that one of the other kids has swapped the painting in her office with a painting of Hell. "The Great Dimensional Brain Swap," art by Alex Toth. "Be It Ever So Humble," script by Len Wein, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Jack Abel; A couple builds a house on a plot of land where a plantation used to stand but burned down and the owner's ghost stills haunts the land; After the couple's house is built the ghost is dissatisfied and starts adding on rooms; This annoys the husband because the couple think the additions are tacky, which annoys the ghost, but he doesn't want to leave because all their money is tied up in the house. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Sergio Aragones. "The Monster," script by Jack Oleck, art by Wally Wood; A boy born as a freak invents a consistent psychosis where he sees himself as normal and all the normal people as freaks; He attempts to elude sedition by the medical staff and escape the hospital but eventually he falls asleep and is captured. "The Indestructible Man," art by Bill Ely; A man is safe from all harm and can commit any crime as long as he wears a special glove covering his vulnerable spot; But when he dips his hand in what he thinks is ink, but is really poison, he is struck dead. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25. Grade: CGC 9.0 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)