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House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #4
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 4
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    Cover by Ruben Moreira. "The Man With the Evil Eye!," art by Ruben Moreira; Mobster Jim Keene is blinded, but kills his neighbor Bob who promised him an eye transplant; Police cant prove anything because Keene makes it look like an accident. "Friday the 13th Club," pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; 13 men and women form a club to debunk superstition, but one by one they meet violent deaths. "Nightmare," art by Howard Purcell; John Howell randomly kills three people to cover up the murder of his business partner. "His Double - In Doom?," pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; Dennis and David Stanton are twins and are able to share their feelings; They embark on a life of crime using their exact likeness to be one another's alibi. 44 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 16
    • .5" Spine split from top.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. "Dead Men Tell No Tales!," pencils by Leonard Starr; A crooked businessman tries to fool his partner by arranging for his brother's kidnapping. "Lady Luck Wore Black!;" A gambler in Monaco meets a mysterious "Lady Luck" who lets him win all the time. "The Man Who Killed His Shadow," script by Jack Miller, pencils by Curt Swan; After having murdered the private detective Maxon, the gangster Nesbitt is followed by Maxon's bodiless shadow. "His Name on a Bullet!," art by Bill Ely; Police detective lieutenant Hodges overcomes his superstitions. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 17
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Severe water damage.

    Cover by Ruben Moreira. "Station G-H-O-S-T!," art by Ruben Moreira; Andrew Gill wants to buy the house his ancestor supposedly haunts and uses some trickery on the current owner. "Beauty and the Beast!," pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley; Linda the lion tamer gets involved in the schemes of a criminal circus director. "The Man With The X-Ray Eyes!," art by Howard Sherman; Police plot to make a murderer confess to his crime. "The Ordeal of Roger Black," art by Bill Ely; The executioner Roger Black rigs his jobs so that the criminals can escape - and pay him well. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 55

    First Silver Age issue. Cover by Leonard Starr. Featuring: 6 page story "I Turned Back Time" drawn by Jim McArdle; 6 page story "The Balloon Creatures" drawn by Bernard Baily; 5 page story "The Unknown Sentinel" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos; 6 page story "The Amazing Cholly the Chimp" drawn by Leonard Starr. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 58

    Cover by Bill Ely. Featuring: 6 page story "The Magic Spectacles" drawn by Ruben Moreira; 6 page story "The Phantom on Wheels!" drawn by John Prentice; 6 page story "The Haunted Melody" drawn by Bill Ely; 6 page story "The Glitter of Doom" drawn by Ruben Moreira. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 59
    • Paper: White
    • Scarce. Only 2 in census.
    • Label #848DE1-007
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.77) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover art by Ruben Moreira. "The Tomb of Ramfis," art by John Prentice; Professor Daniels uses an incantation from an ancient Egyptian scroll to travel back in time and exonerate himself from charges of fraud, unwittingly creating a historical paradox. -page Robbie the Robot story by Irwin Hasen. "The Saragossa Ghost" article. "The Second Man in the Moon," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Inventor Hank Larkin is fated to always come in second-best in everything he attempts. 2/3 Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret of the Magic Shirt," art by Bill Ely; During a shipwreck, Elmo Burns' life is saved by a sea captain who gives him a legendary shirt that has been passed down since medieval times; Later, Elmo gives up the shirt, sacrificing himself to save the life of the girl he loves. "Winter Sports Champions of the World" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira; highlights of the 1956 Winter Olympics. -page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "I Battled the Creatures of Mount Olympus," art by Ruben Moreira; On an archaeological expedition in Greece, Professor Holder encounters living monsters from mythology. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 61
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    "Superstition Day," "The Demon Shoes," "The Second Life of Mr. Swan," and "The Thing in the Box" (art by Jack Kirby). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 65
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Featuring: 6 page story "The Magic Lantern" drawn by Bill Ely; 6 page story "The Road to Nowhere" drawn by Bernard Baily; 6 page story "Three Fearful Wishes" drawn by Jim McArdle; 6 page story "The Human Dragon" pencilled by Jack Kirby. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 67

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "The Wizard of Water," art by Bill Ely; Con man Edward Fuller finds a pitchfork that supplies the water he only promises the farmers he swindles; But when his past catches up with him, he loses the pitchfork, and it is reclaimed by its rightful owner. Palisades Amusement Park advertisement starring Superman. One-page Science Says You are Wrong If You Believe That filler "It will be possible to build a telescope...". "Five Days to Doom," art by Sheldon Moldoff; Mr. Halsey finds a calendar on his printing press that seems to be able to predict very colorful weather; But Halsey discovers the secret of the calendar and helps to stop an alien plot to loot and destroy the Earth. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Legend of the Golden Lion," art by George Roussos; A fearless hunter finds that he can't shoot a golden lion, and instead frees him from a rope-trap; Later, the lion returns the kindness, protecting the hunter from a gorilla. "How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. "The Mummy's Revenge" text story. "The Man Who Made Giants," art by Bob Brown; A scientist promises to turn a trio of criminals into giants for a fee, but it's all an elaborate trick to bilk them out of their money. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 74
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    • Oxidation.

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "The Anti-Gravity Menace," art by Bernard Baily; A strange spacecraft flying through Earth's atmosphere emits anti-gravity rays that cause anything they touch to float away. The New Adventures of Charlie Chan ad. Untitled Doctor Rocket story by Henry Boltinoff. "The School for Sorcerers," art by Bill Ely; The Great Jakarta, a stage magician, tries to prove to his students that there is no such thing as real magic. "The Man Who Refused to Die!"--A True Tall Tale, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger and George Kashdan, art by Ed Smalle; Sgt. Charles D. Engel, shot down over the Atlantic, was lost at sea for twenty-one days before being recovered. "The Man with the Martian Body," art by George Roussos; Reporter Joe Lipari encounters a Martian who switches bodies with him. "The Phony Space Ships" text story. "That Deep, Dark Secret!" public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Margie learns that having a mental patient in the family is nothing to be ashamed of. "The Dragon of Times Square," art by Bob Brown; Sir Gawain is fighting a dragon in King Arthur's time when he and the dragon are transported to modern-day New York City by a bolt of lightning. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 77

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "The Eyes That Went Berserk," art by Bernard Baily; An artist agrees to participate in an experiment, but it has bizarre effects on his eyesight that keep changing. Half-page Doctor Rocket story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Prophetic Camera," art by Jim McArdle; An old man finds an alien camera that takes pictures of future events; A crook steals it and tries to use it for profit, but nothing works out for him. "My Forbidden Face!", art by Howard Purcell; A man awakens from unconsciousness not knowing who he is, and everyone recoils from his face for some reason. "Wanted: A Pal!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Lou Cameron; Frankie and Bob talk about having a close friend. "Spectral Stories for Sale" article; stories of haunted houses. "I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants," art by Ruben Moreira; An expedition is shipwrecked on an island inhabited by giants, who force the crew to act as chess pieces in a game for their freedom. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 79
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from the top. Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Featuring: 6 page story "The Fantastic Sky Puzzle" drawn by Nick Cardy; 6 page story "Duel of the Sorcerers" drawn by Bill Ely; 6 page story "A Date With Disaster" drawn by Lou Cameron; 8 page story "The Creature From Inner Space" drawn by Ruben Moreira. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 80
    • 0.5" spine split from top.

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "The Man with Countless Faces!", art by Howard Purcell; A lab accident causes a man's face to keep changing into duplicates of the people he looks at. Superman ad. "Look to the Stars!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Lou Cameron; Bob and his friends are saved from being lost in the woods because Bob knows how to find Polaris, the North Star. "The Ghost Planet," art by Sheldon Moldoff; Two scientists return from an underground expedition to discover that everyone on Earth has become invisible. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Prisoner of the Empty Quarter," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A crooked oil surveyor plans to steal treasures from the Middle Eastern country he is working in, but magical forces prevent his crimes. "Secret of the Space Signals" text story. "Earth's Super Prisoner," art by Nick Cardy; Adam Seldes and his friends save the life of a giant from another dimension, whose people's search for him is inadvertently causing great destruction. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 82

    Cover by Bob Brown. Featuring: 8 page story "The Riddle of the Earth's Second Moon" drawn by Bernard Baily; 8 page story "The Man With The Magic Mind" drawn by George Roussos; 8 page story "The Mystery of Dimension Valley" drawn by Jim McArdle. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 83
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.

    Cover by Bob Brown. Featuring: 9 page story "The Mystery of the Martian Eye" drawn by George Roussos; 8 page story "Prisoners of the Second City" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos; 8 page story "Something's Alive in Volcano 13" drawn by Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 86
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2049932012
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Bob Brown. Featuring: 8 page story "The Baffling Bargains" drawn by Lee Elias; 8 page story "The Atom Detective" drawn by Bill Ely; 8 page story "The Beast That Slept 1,000 Years" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 88
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "Be Sure of Your Facts!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; When the clubhouse boys jump to conclusions and believe Jim stole the club's money, Buzzy advises them to stay calm and double-check before making accusations. "The Return of the Animal-Men," art by Bill Ely; While studying an ancient African crypt, Alan Hunter ponders images of Horus, Amun, and Anubis; Outside the crypt Alan meets the same gods in the nearby jungle; But they are actually beings from the planet Parma who came to Earth years ago. "The Walking Stick!", art by Bill Ely; A man who murdered his uncle believes that his uncle's spirit has returned when he hears the sound of his walking stick. "The Human Hurricane," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Photographer Paul Bradley is given permission to take all the photos he wants of a local village's festival of the wind god, except the temple of Notus, the Wind God himself. One-page Dr. Floogle story by Henry Boltinoff. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Invisible Shield" text story. "The Man the Creature Feared," art by Bob Brown; An alien is sighted in the vicinity of a number of strange events, like buildings lifting off the ground and floating in the air before landing again; The only thing that the alien seems to fear is a man bundled up like a mummy in men's clothing. Challengers of the Unknown ad. Half-page Dickey Dusk puzzle, art by Martin Naydel. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 89
    • 3/4" Spine split from base of comic. Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "The Cosmic Plant," art by Bill Ely; A mysterious plant grows up, right through a city street, on a quest to absorb every bit of water it can find; The authorities determine that they can kill the plant if they poison its supply of water. Half-page Peter Puptent, Explorer story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Enchanted Violin," art by Doug Wildey; Paul Drake wants to be respected as a concert violinist, but due to his average performance skills only gets offers to be a musical clown; When he hears the legend of the violin of Lajos, he decides that it will change his destiny. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. "Giant in the Ground" text story. "They Called Me a Martian," art by Bruno Premiani; Jay Drews, billed as the Man of 1000 Faces, does a quick-change act; After a performance, he's approached by a stranger selling him a realistic Martian costume, claiming he found it in a chest that fell out of the sky. "The Secret of the Cave Light," art by Bernard Baily; On an archaeological dig, mysterious lights start emanating from caves, having dramatic effects on the men on the dig, changing them into strange creatures. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 90
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "Invasion of the Energy Creatures!", art by Bill Ely; Engineers hired to help a developing country's mining industry find an army of subterranean creatures wreaking havoc on the countryside. "Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy--Depending on You!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; 2/3-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Supernatural City," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; At the 1000-year anniversary of the founding of a European city, events documented in the town's history, The Crimson Folio, begin happening again, and the city realizes that the book is actually a book of prophecies. "Secret of the Sphinx" text story. "The Runaway Bronc from Venus!", art by Ruben Moreira; In a South American town, photographer Ben Martin discovers an alien "bronc," a flying four-legged creature. Ben also finds a crashed spaceship with an injured pilot, who lets him know that Ben needs to ride the "bronc" back to the old corral, i.e., spaceship. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 91

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Riddle of the Alien Satellite," art by George Roussos; A glowing satellite lands on Earth, emitting rays that make everything around it shrink. "It's Fun to Learn!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; Ted teaches Billy and Steve about levers while they are cleaning up a vacant lot, touting the value of science class. One-page Dr. Floogle story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Deadly Safaris," art by Bernard Baily; A swindler uses three enchanted artifacts to bring people under his control and force them to locate a fantastic lost treasure for him. "Death Knock!" half-page filler, script and art by Mort Drucker. Half-page Doctor Rocket story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Vengeful Victim" text story. "The Forbidden Face of Fa-San!", art by Bill Ely; Three treasure hunters encounter a strange three-headed idol; Two of the heads bring good fortune, but the third punishes the greedy hunter who tries to cheat his partners. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 92
    • 1" spine split from bottom. Glue along spine.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    "Menace of the Golden Globule," "The Secret of Keating Castle" (art by Howard Purcell), "The Mystery of the Teen-Age Swami," and "The Sleepers From the Past!" Duotone cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 93
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Oxidation.

    Cover by Nick Cardy and Jack Adler. Featuring: 8 page story "I Fought the Molten Monster" drawn by Howard Purcell; 1 page public service announcement "The Atom Servant of Man" written by Jack Schiff; 1 page The Magic Genie story by Henry Boltinoff; 7 page story "The Human Cyclotron" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos; 1 page Mysteries in Space! filler; 1 page text story "The Long Night of Fear"; 7 page story "Prisoners of the Robot Factory" drawn by Nick Cardy. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 95
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "The Wizard's Gift," art by Bill Ely; American tourist Joe Wales takes shelter in the ruins of a castle where he finds a walking stick and a scroll; Warming himself by a fire, he reads the story of the Wizard's Gift. Half-page Dr. Floogle story by Henry Boltinoff. "It's Fun to Help Others!" public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Brave and the Bold #28 ad. "Operation Space-Saver," art by Lee Elias; Harvey Keans is assigned the task of preventing a war between Jupiter and Saturn. One-page filler "New Year Superstitions," script and art by Mort Drucker. "The Build-It-Yourself Creature" text story. "Doorway in the Sky," art by Bob Brown; Alien scientists breed a new form of wildlife for their planet which accidentally gets transported to Earth where it becomes indestructible and a menace. World's Finest Comics ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 96
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    • 0.5" spine split from bottom.

    "The Amazing 70-Ton Man," "The Map of Menace," and "The Pirate Brain." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 97
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    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "The Alien Who Changed History," art by Nick Cardy; Archaeologists find a diary written in ancient Greek by an alien who intervened at various points in history. "Aloha... Hawaii!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; A celebration of Brotherhood Week and Hawaii as our 50th state. Rip Hunter... Time Master ad. One-page Dr. Floogle story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Captive Wizard," art by Howard Purcell; Three explorers encounter a wizard from the past who seeks their help, but one of them intends to use the wizard's power for his own greedy plans. "Sorcery from the Stars" text story. "The Moon Monster," art by Bernard Baily; Radiation from a meteorite transforms a man into a strange creature that affects gravity like the moon. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 99
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
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    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "The Secret of the Leopard God," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Actor Terry Holt is filming a movie in Africa when he seemingly acquires the powers of the local tribe's leopard god. Ad for Justice League of America and Rip Hunter, Time Master. "Be Your Own Boss!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. "The Alien Eyewitness," art by Bill Ely; Matt Bradley is accused of stealing a treasure that he and his three partners found on an island, but an alien who crash-landed on the island helps him discover what really happened. "21 Drops to Destiny" text story. One-page Dr. Floogle story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Beast with 3 Lives," art by Bernard Baily; Arnold Blake discovers and befriends a small alien creature in a crashed space ship, but it later changes into different monstrous forms and is killed by the military. "Amazing Ratios!" filler page, script by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 100
    • 1.5" cumulative spine split.
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    "The Legend of the Giant Aztec," "Curse of the Ghost Caravan," and "The Beast Beneath the Earth!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 104

    "Captives of Creature Castle" (art by Ruben Moreira), "The Misxsile of Doom," and "The Seeing-Eye Man" (art by Mort Meskin?). This issue contains a full-page ad for Justice League of America #1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 107
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. Aquaman ad. "Captive of the Alien Fishermen," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A forest ranger finds himself transported to another planet, captured by alien children playing with their father's teleportation device. "Mysteries in Space" filler page, script by Julius Schwartz. "Our American Heritage" public service announcement by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; historical quiz. "The Man from Doomed Valley," art by Bill Ely; On his twenty-first birthday, Clyde Clary gains fantastic powers and learns a secret about his birth that leads to Altor, the underground city where he was born. "The Modern Sorcerer's Apprentice" text story. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Game of 100 Dooms," art by Nick Cardy; Pete Webb has invented a miniature super-weapon and a crooked associate devises an elaborate scheme to trick him out of it. Statement of ownership; Average number copies sold during preceding 12 months: 208,000. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 113
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Very slight color touch to front cover.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Man Who Was Doomed By Time," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Art Merrill risks his life to discover the secret of a patch of land where no plant or animal life can live. Superman ad. Secret Origins ad. "It's Fun to Serve!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. "The Songs of Disaster," art by Lee Elias; Composer Burton Mills learns that the music of a long-ago folk hero has fantastic occult powers. Batman ad. "The Man Who Defied Fate" text story. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "We Were Prisoners on the Beast Asteroid," art by Ruben Moreira; Two space explorers on a distant asteroid are menaced by four creatures that emerge from mysterious capsules. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 119
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    "the Man Who Tuned in the Unknown," "Return of the Doomed Druids," and "The Deadly Gift From the Stars" (art by Mort Meskin). Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 225,000. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #120
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 120
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Featuring: 7 page story "The Secret Hero of Center City" drawn by Alex Toth; 7 page story "The Gift That Wiped Out Time" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos; 9 page story "The Cat-Man of Kanga Peak" drawn by Howard Purcell. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #121
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 121
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Hostage of Dimension X," art by Ruben Moreira; A kidnapped scientist tries to help his other-dimensional captors save their universe before it is destroyed, and before they invade our dimension to take it over. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs. Ad for Superman and Superboy Spectaculars. "The Giant in the Obelisk," art by Bill Ely; A legendary giant from an ancient stone obelisk comes to life. Aquaman ad. Science Shorts page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Beam That Transformed Men," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A ray beam from an orbiting spaceship causes weird transformations in people and reporter Wes Harris tries to figure out the meaning behind the aliens' actions. Metal Men ad. Mysteries in Space non-fiction cartoon, script by Julius Schwartz. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #122
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 122
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Mystery of the Magic Museum," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; The proprietors of the Mystery Museum are about to close it down due to bad business, but a man shows up who agrees to do demonstrations of real magic; However, he really only wants access to the magic cauldron on display, which will give him fantastic powers he can use for criminal purposes. Ads for Green Lantern and The Flash. "Time-Out for Talk!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Tim and Mike learn to talk out their disagreements instead of fighting. One-page The Magic Genie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Clash of the Clan Masters," art by Howard Purcell; An ancient feud between two Scottish clans re-emerges in the present, with the head of each clan using hereditary magical powers in the fight. Batman ad. "Strange Mysteries of the Moon" article. "Menace of the Alien Hero," art by George Roussos; Aliens plot to turn humans into water-breathers, then to force them into the ocean so that the surface world can be occupied. "Best Foot Forward" article, script and art by Mort Drucker; The custom of getting off on the Right foot. Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That filler page, script by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #124
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 124

    Cover pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. "The Secret of Mr. Doom," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A reporter and photographer find that two strange men have been at the scene of several natural disasters. What's the Difference Between... filler half-page, script by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger. Batman ad. "The Village That Was Lost in Time," art by Howard Sherman; A long-running feud between two families causes a town to be thrown back in time, and the only way to return to the present is for them to reconcile. "Machine-Made Dreams" article. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Be a Good Citizen!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Superman teaches two kids about picking up their toys and not littering. "The Double Doom of Roger Reed," art by Bill Ely; A hospital patient who seems to be delirious is accurately describing an alien invasion moment by moment, because somehow he is present in two places at once. Amazing Ratios article, script by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #125
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 125
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Blueprints of Lost City," art by Bill Ely; Explorers find plans for three fantastic weapons in an abandoned ancient city. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. Superman ad. "The Haunted Masks of Chapulco," art by Howard Purcell; An old rivalry between two native gods is rekindled in the present. Ads for Batman and Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane. "The Fantastic Camera Creature," pencils by Howard Sherman and Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A dangerous criminal persuades a crew of visiting aliens that he is the lawman and the people pursuing him are the real criminals, but the truth is revealed by a giant beast that projects images of what the beast has witnessed. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #126
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 126

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Mind Prison," art by Howard Sherman; An experiment in telepathy by two scientists allows two aliens to take over their minds. "Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Wolfert learns a lesson about playing pranks while swimming. "The Boy with the Princely Powers," art by Howard Purcell; Willie gets a gift from his uncle that endows him with magic powers, but his uncle turns out to be an impostor who tries to trick Willie into helping him in robberies. "Clocks That Ticked Doom" text story. "The Human Totem Poles," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; An ancient Indian curse transforms intruders into living totem spirits. Ads for Batman and Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #127
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 127

    "The Phantom Pilot" (art by Ruben Moreira), "The Canvas Trap" (art by George Roussos), and "The Cosmis Game of Doom" (art by Mort Meskin). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #128
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 128

    Cover pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. "Captives of the Robot Brain!", art by Howard Purcell; Three shipwreck survivors discover an intelligent robot on an island which helps them find food and shelter, but will not allow them to leave. Ad for The Atom. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Hand of Glory" filler page by Mort Drucker; The candle-bearing severed hand of a hanged man was believed to have magic powers. "The Deadly Faces of Dawn," art by Nick Cardy; Dawn Blake angers a witch, who curses her with the power to become three legendary beauties--all of whom cause destruction. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. "Phantoms on the Battlefield" text story. "The Sorcerer's Snares!", art by George Roussos; A magical creature helps one explorer against his companions when they turn against him, trying to keep a treasure for themselves. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #129
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 129
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    "The Hand-Made Catastrophes," "The Ride to Disaster" (art by Mort Meskin), and "The Man in the Nuclear Trap." Superman stars in a one-page public servicea nnouncement, "Pennies for UNICEF!" Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #130
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 130
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
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    Cover by George Roussos. Featuring: 7 page story "The Son of the Montross Monster" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos; 1 page public service announcement "Touchdown for Picasso!" written by Jack Schiff and drawn by Sheldon Moldoff; 7 page story "The Man Who Unleashed Disaster" drawn by Howard Sherman; 1 page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff; 1 page text article "Mystery of the Evil Eye"; 8 page story "The Alien Creature Hunt!" drawn by George Roussos. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #131
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 131
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    Cover by Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Featuring: 7 page story "The House of No Return" drawn by Sid Greene; 8 page story "Judgement on Asteroid Minos" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos; 9 page story "Vengeance of the Geyser God" drawn by George Roussos. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #132
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 132
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The People vs. Virgo the Wizard," art by Ruben Moreira; Using a series of hoaxes, Arnold Knott plots to banish John Virgo from town as a witch, along with his lawyer, Mr. Sommers, but is thwarted by Sommers. "Safety First--All Year!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Johnny discovers the hazards of leaving things lying around the home. "The Punishment of Zeus," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Hank and Peter discover the Temple of Zeus and the golden apples within and either fall unconscious or have an adventure with the Greek gods. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The End of the World" article; Tells of some of the historically predicted ends of the world. "Beware My Invisible Master," art by Howard Sherman; Krog uses Pete Daniels as a puppet weapon in an attempt to assassinate Medan, but is thwarted by Pete and captured by Medan. Strange Sports Stories ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #133
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 133
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Secret of the Boy Saboteurs," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Two young boys become pawns in an interplanetary war when they are mentally controlled by aliens. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Salute to Our Fellow Citizens in Puerto Rico!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff; information about the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and brief profiles of famous people from there. "The Curse of the White Crow," art by George Roussos; An apparent curse turns out to be a protective spell for two travelers. Space Ranger ad. "Dreams for Sale" article. "The Captive Queen of Beast Island," art by Howard Sherman; Two explorers land on an island overrun by fantastic creatures that are controlled by a beautiful woman. Doctor No comic ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #134
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 134
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Countdown on Excellence" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. "Someone's Been Here Before Me!", art by George Roussos; Astronaut Lee Crane's space mission is disrupted when his ship goes off course and lands on the planet Zeroz, where he deduces that he is not the first Earthman to visit the planet and that he must uncover the identity of the man who preceded him. Strange Sports Stories ad. "The Microscopic Doom," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A scientist's neighbor and daughter are shrunk to minuscule size by the scientist's assistant, who plans to steal the shrinking formula for himself. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. Metal Men ad. "Mystery of the Mentalists" article on the possibility of telepathy. "The Secret Prisoner of Darkmoor Dungeon," art by John Giunta; A prison cell that has been sealed for 500 years is opened in the present day and a horrible shape-shifting monster escapes. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #135
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 135
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school, and decides against dropping out. "Ixar--Sinister Statue of the Cyclades," art by George Roussos; When a statue of two ancient gods comes to life and goes on a rampage, a group of scientists discover that it is really a robot from another planet. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Menace of the Metal Master," art by Howard Sherman; Engineer Abel White finds an alien device that allows him to control anything made of metal, which he decides to use for revenge on those who rejected his ideas. "The Alien Body-Thief," pencils by Mort Meskin, art by George Roussos; Authorities from the planet Vrann arrive on Earth to pursue a criminal who has stolen the body of a human, but things are not what they seem. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #136
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 136
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Keep Off Carrion Road," art by John Giunta; A machine that seems to be turning humans into strange creatures turns out to be a spaceship with lawmen from Pluto in search of escaped criminals. Batman ad. "A Tree Grows on Second Street" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; The Badger Club learns about the rules for planting trees along the streets in their town. "Duel of the 20th Century Sorcerers," art by George Roussos; A man discovers the means to compel his employers to resume a centuries-old fight between their ancestors. "The Secret of the Stolen Faces!", art by Howard Sherman; The personification of Fate intervenes in the lives of four people to demonstrate that they should not wish to change their identities. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #137
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 137
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Girl From Two Worlds," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Ellen Ward's cousin concocts an elaborate scheme posing as aliens in an attempt to claim her inheritance from a deceased uncle, but Jack Ward figures out the hoax and captures Ellen's cousin and his gang. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman ad. "Tunnel to Disaster!", art by Howard Sherman; Mike and Eddie Hunter's construction company is hired to bore a road tunnel through Giant's Tooth, a mountain in the French Alps; As they complete the tunnel they are attacked by beasts, who turn out to be Emile LaTour's tunnel crew from a century before. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Amazing Modern Ancients" article; Information about ancient technological feats, including tunnels, cities, rock paintings and more. "The Gift of – Doom," art by George Roussos; Roger Steele is given a diamond by an unnamed man and told it has a curse that may doom him; He is unable to throw it away without it returning but it is finally stolen and the thief is killed by it. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #138
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 138
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Play It Safe!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; A day in the life of a forest ranger (billed as a "true story from the records of the Minnesota Warden Service"). "The Deadly Duplicates," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Escaped convict Stacy Derron steals an alien device that allows him to create multiple duplicates of himself, which he uses to launch a crime wave. The Flash ad. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Arrow That Saved the World," art by George Roussos; A hunter is given the enchanted bow and golden arrow of Odin to use against Loki, the god of mischief, who tried to escape punishment by having himself exiled to the future. "Puzzle of the Northern Lights" article about the Aurora Borealis. "That Creature Must Die," art by Howard Sherman; Miner Bart Latham finds a blind alien creature which he raises as a pet; Years later, when the alien seems to become violent, he must agree to kill it. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #139
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 139
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Robot Rulers of Midville," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; The citizens of Midville welcome a band of robots who want to take on all their menial tasks, but eventually the robots take over. Ads for Doom Patrol and Superboy. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Impossible Illusions," inks by Sheldon Moldoff; A soldier keeps seeing danger that no one around him can see, leading everyone to think he is going mad--but in fact he is the only one seeing reality. Batman ad. "Phantoms on the Battlefield" text story. "Creatures of the Vengeful Eye," pencils by Howard Sherman; A crook tries to convince two explorers that only he can help them gain the treasure they are seeking; They agree to take him along, but he abandons them to the mystic power of the idol guarding the treasure. "Your Free Trip Around the World!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; An old sea captain shows some kids how they too can learn more about foreign countries by visiting the local library. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.