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Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 1

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. We Challenge You to Read On!, art by Tony DeZuniga; Introduction to the concept of ghosts featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Mark Twain. Death's Bridegroom!, script by Leo Dorfman [as Geoff Brown], art by Jim Aparo; She had waited years for her betrothed, only to have a con man stage a weirdo wedding--until she pulled the last trick on him! Ghost in the Iron Coffin, script by Leo Dorfman [as David George], art by Sam Glanzman. The Tattooed Terror!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Sy Barry. The Last Dream!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Sy Barry. The Spectral Coachman!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Tony DeZuniga; Tombstone, Arizona, draws its name from the town graveyard where the greatest badmen of the west are buried. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 2

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. No Grave Can Hold Me!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by John Calnan, inks by George Tuska; Istvan is haunted by the ghost of Zenna Prohl who he accused of being a witch so he could get her land. Mission Supernatural, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Wally Wood; Leftenet Jordan's ghost still flies the foggy skies over England looking for his landing strip. The Sorrow of the Spirits!, script by Jack Miller, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley; Conrad Ganges has found a way to see the spirit world and to communicate with its inhabitants. Enter the Ghost!, script by Joe Samachson, art by Ruben Moreira; Winters is an actor performing a play forbidden in the town; Lord Boynton has sworn to return from the grave to kill anyone attempting to mount the play. The Ghost Battalions, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Sam Glanzman; Groups of soldiers have been disappearing into thin air all throughout history; Did Shelby's men suffer the same fate? 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 4
    Published Apr 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Crimson Claw!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by George Tuska; He was born to a fearsome fate, and he could only escape it if he learned the secret of the mysterious omen that haunted him! The Ghostly Cities of Gold!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jerry Grandenetti. The Man Who Killed His Shadow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The Fanged Spectres of Kinshoro, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. Dark Africa holds many secrets--and the most dangerous are the powers of M'Timbu, the witch doctor of Kinshoro! The Legend of the Black Swan, art by Ramona Fradon. The Threshold of Nightmare House, script by Leo Dorfman, art by John Calnan. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 5
    Published Jun 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Death, The Pale Horseman!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Art Saaf; The great Mongo horde rested peacefully in their graves--until the foolish Chinese soldiers defiled their tomb and brought forth a ghostly vengeance! The Hands from the Grave!, script by7 Leo Dorfman, art by John Calnan. The Telltale Mirror, pencils by Jerry Grandenetti; John Bowers finds a mirror that shows the future. Caravan of Doom, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jack Sparling. The Phantom from the Fog, art by Ruben Moreira. The Hearse Came at Midnight, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jerry Grandenetti. Death Rolls on Red Wheels text story. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 6
    Published Aug 1972 by DC.

    Page count reduction and price reduction to 20 cents. Cover art by Nick Cardy. A Specter Poured the Potion, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Art Saaf; When Master Apothecary Drucker fires his assistant for giving away medicine to the poor Johann Kant dies; His ghost comes back for revenge. Ride with the Devil, script by Leo Dorfman, art by John Calnan; In 1791 when Hiram Dunn and his daughter are lost in a storm they become phantoms, destined to forever be trying to reach Boston. Direct Currents ad for Teen Titans #40, Phantom Stranger #20, Our Fighting Forces #138, Superman #254, Korak, Son of Tarzan #47, Mister Miracle #9. Death Awaits Me, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jerry Grandenetti; A ghostly vision warns Baron Charles of impending death, but is it his or Isadora's? Ghost Cargo from the Sky, script by Richard E. Hughes, art by Jack Sparling. Mystery of the Weird One text story. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 7
    Published Sep 1972 by DC.

    "Death's Finger Points," "Touch Not My Tomb," "The Sweet Smile of Death." Michael Kaluta cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 8
    Published Oct 1972 by DC.

    "The Cadaver in the Clock," "The Guns of the Dead," "Hotline to the Supernatural," and "To Kill a Tyrant!" Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 9
    Published Nov 1972 by DC.

    If you don't believe in ghosts...we challenge you to read true tales of the weird and supernatural! Featuring: 7 page story "The Curse of the Phantom Prophet!" drawn by John Calnan; 6 page story "The Last Ride of Rosie the Wrecker" drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 6 page story "The Spectral Shepherd of Dartmoor" drawn by Jerry Grandenetti; 1 page text story "The Supernatural Sleuth"; 4 page story "The Phantom That Never Was!" drawn by Bob Brown and Frank McLaughlin. Cover by Nick Cardy. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #10
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 10
    Published Jan 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. A Specter Stalks Saigon, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Gerry Talaoc, inks by Redondo Studio; A ghostly soldier tries to warn soldiers to change their plans during the Vietnam War. The Ghost of Wandsgate Gallows!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Ernie Chan; Judd Gibbons is hired to kill Lord James Craven. Death Came at Dawn, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Sam Glanzman. Phantom Fingers text story. The Hell Beast of Berkeley Square, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Nestor Malgapo; The Beast of Berkeley Square haunts an old mansion. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #16
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 16
    Published Jul 1973 by DC.

    "Death's Grinning Face," "The Mothball Ghost," and "The Haunted Hero of St. Helena" (art by Gerry Talaoc). Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #17
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 17
    Published Aug 1973 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. Featuring: 7 page story "Death Held the Lantern High" written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 1 page text story "How to Find a Phantom" by Murray Boltinoff; 7 page story "The Specters Were the Stars" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by Gerry Talaoc; 1 page story "Phantoms of the Flash!" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by George Tuska; 5 page story "The Devil's Ouija" written by George Kashdan and drawn by John Calnan. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 18
    Published Sep 1973 by DC.

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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Graveyard of Vengeance, art by Alfredo Alcala; An Indian Chief curses all white men on his ground when his family is killed by English soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Death of a Ghost, art by Abe Ocampo; Jan and Clayton Butler try to move into a haunted mansion; Mr. Devereux has a machine that will remove the ghost that occupies the mansion. Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World ad with the Legion of Super-Heroes. The Eye of Evil, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Frank Redondo; Alois Hitler can see the hate in his son's eyes but nobody will believe him. The Girl-Hunting Ghost text story, art by Jim Aparo. Death Came Creeping, pencils by Ernesto Patricio, inks by Gerry Talaoc. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 19
    Published Oct 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Dead Live On, art by Alfredo Alcala; Aunt Rachel's spirit returns from the dead to possess Angela in an attept to tell her Lord Wrathbone's secret. The Specter from the Bog, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Sam Glanzman; A ghostly rider leads the German Army into quicksand to save two Dutch regiments. The Phantom Pick-Up text story. The Body in Mystic Lake, art by Rico Rival; The ghost of Rita Hanks retrieves her wig. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #20
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 20
    Published Nov 1973 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. Featuring: 5 page story "The Haunting Hussar of West Point" written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Sam Glanzman; 5 page story "The Howl of the Black Phantom" drawn by Frank Redondo; 4 page Tales of the Haunted and the Damned! story "The Skulls of Pak Island" drawn by Ken Barr; 6 page story "Specter in the Snow" drawn by John Calnan; 1 page text article "Movie Stars and Specters." Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #30
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 30
    Published Sep 1974 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Dead of the Night, script by Leo Dorfman, art by E. R. Cruz; Doug Carter hops a train to run away from home when he finds that the train he hopped is a ghostly version of President Lincoln's funeral train. The Phantom in Our Family, script by Murray Boltinoff, art by Lee Elias; Did the ghost of Joey Rodriguez, killed in Vietnam, return to his mother? The Fangs of the Phantoms, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Ernie Chan; District Officer Fontaine must transport two native killers to justice, but do they have the power to turn into jungle animals? One Foot Over the Grave, script by Murray Boltinoff, art by Buddy Gernale; A witch places a curse on Colonel Buck. The Devil in the Diamond text story by Murray Boltinoff. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #34
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 34
    Published Jan 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by John Calnan; 7 page story "Wrath of the Ghost Apes" written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 8 page story "The Phantom Fists of Calvados" drawn by E.R. Cruz; 4 page story "The Yawning Mouth of Hell" written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jerry Grandenetti; 1 page text story "Secret of the Specter" by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #35
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 35
    Published Feb 1975 by DC.

    "Feud With a Phantom," "The Ghost Who Possessed Lisa," "The Demon's Inn," and "The Spite of the Specter." Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #36
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 36
    Published Mar 1975 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Vengeance of the Ghoul, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Fred Carrillo; Deep in Kenya, a ghost in a graveyard takes revenge on slavers. The Phantom Hound, script by George Kashdan, art by Don Perlin; When Alex Gorth is killed by a hit and run driver, his ghostly dog Thor takes his revenge. The Boy Who Returned from the Grave, script by Leo Dorfman, art by E. R. Cruz; After spending two days buried in a coffin, the child Maxim returns to his family, but with a terrible gift. Hollywood Hauntings of Movie Stars and Specters, script by Murray Boltinoff, art by John Calnan; Something is haunting the house of Joe Hyams and Elke Sommer. The Specter Who Spoke to Himself text story by Murray Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #37
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 37
    Published Apr 1975 by DC.

    "Tomb of Fire" (art by Fred Carrillo), "Specters of Silver Cliffs," and "Fear on Ice." Batman and Robin star in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Mummy." Luis Dominguez cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #40
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 40
    Published Jul 1975 by DC.

    Giant-sized issue. Cover art by Luis Dominguez. Hostess Fruit Pies ad with Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Nightmare That Haunted the World, art by John Calnan. No Grave Can Hold Me!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by John Calnan, inks by George Tuska; Istvan is haunted by the ghost of Zenna Prohl who he accused of being a witch so he could get her land. Galleon of Death, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Tony DeZuñiga; Two treasure hunters try to find a sunken galley but run into a ghostly galleon instead. The Ghost Who Died Twice, art by Buddy Gernale. Poltergeists: Playful Phantoms or Phonies? article by Murray Boltinoff, art by Berni Wrightson. The Roaring Coffin, art by Rudy Florese. The Screaming Skulls, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jerry Grandenetti; When Vincent Perrault disturbs an ancient burial ground for stones for his new house he awakens the curse of the screaming skulls. Mission Supernatural!, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Wally Wood. 68 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 41
    Published Aug 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 7 page story "Ship of Specters" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Frank Redondo; 5 page story "The Ghost Beast That Stalked the Night" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Fred Carrillo; 6 page story "The Phantom Double of Shaft 12-B" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 1 page text story "Who's Who of the Haunted" by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #42
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 42
    Published Sep 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by John Calnan; 5 page story "The Phantom Frigate" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 4 page story "Nightmare of Death" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Fred Carrillo; 8 page story "The Spectral Sentries" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Lee Elias; 1 page text story "Haunted Homecoming" by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #44
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 44
    Published Nov 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 6 page story "The Phantom Who Saw His Future" drawn by Noly Panaligan; 3 page story "The Specter Wore a Badge" written by Martin Pasko and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 6 page story "The Case of the Murdering Specters" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Lee Elias; 3 page story "James Dean's Curse on Wheels" drawn by John Calnan. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #47
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 47
    Published Jun 1976 by DC.
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    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 6 page story "Wrath of the Restless Specters" drawn by E.R. Cruz; 5 page story "The Swahili Talking Bones" drawn by Franc Reyes; 6 page story "The Haunted Catacombs" drawn by Abe Ocampo; 1 page text story "Haunted Any Good Books Lately?" by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #49
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 49
    Published Oct 1976 by DC.

    Cover by Ernie Chan. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" drawn by John Calnan and Tex Blaisdell; 7 page story "The Ghost in the Cellar" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Lee Elias; 3 page story "The Dead Came Calling" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Pit Capili; 6 page story "The Haunted Hoard of Gold" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Fred Carrillo; 1 page text story "The Corpse That Flees from Its Crypt" by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #50
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 50
    Published Nov 1976 by DC.

    Cover by Jack Sparling and Vince Colletta. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" drawn by Buddy Gernale; 7 page story "Home Is Where the Grave Is!" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by John Calnan & Tex Blaisdell; 3 page story "The Trapped Phantom" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 6 page story "The Most Fearful Villain of the Supernatural" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Lee Elias; 1 page text story "The Ghostly Gun of Mysterious Dave" by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.30.