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Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) comic books

  • Issue #3
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 3

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Death Is My Mother, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Tony De Zuniga; When Sir Desmond accidentally kills his wife Lira she returns to take their son. The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood, script by George Kashdon, art by Leonard Starr; When actor Dick Mayhew begins to play the part of a famous escape artist for a film, did the ghost of the escape artist help him with the stunts? The Sinister Sisters of "Spook House text story by Murray Boltinoff. The Dark Goddess of Doom, script by Leo Dorfman, art by John Calnan; Chris Morton steals a statue of the Indian Goddess of Evil, Kali. He didn't bargin on the curse that came with the statue. Legion of the Dead, script by Leo Dorfman, art by George Tuska; Some ghostly Roman soldiers lead Mark Calder out of the desert. The Screaming Skulls, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jerry Grandenetti. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 4
    Published Apr 1972 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1624658007

    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 #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 #11
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 11
    Published Feb 1973 by DC.

    "The Devil's Lake" (art by E.R. Cruz), "Next Stop is Nowhere," "The Specter Who Stalked Cellblock 13," and "The Instrument of Death!" Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #15
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 15
    Published Jun 1973 by DC.

    "The Ghost That Wouldn't Die" (art by Buddy Gernale), "A Phantom in the Alamo," "Who Dares Cheat the Dead?" (art by Alfredo Alcala), and "Hand From the Grave" (art by Rico Rival). 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.

    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 #26
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 26
    Published May 1974 by DC.

    "The Freaky Phantom of Watkins Glen" (art by Don Perlin), "Dark Destiny" (art by E.R. Cruz), and "The Specter in the Flames" (art by Ernesto Patricio). Nick Cardy cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 28
    Published Jul 1974 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Flight of the Lost Phantom, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Don Perlin; Was the ghost of Lt. Carver still trying to land on the U.S.S. Washington 20 years after his death? The Corpse in the Cradle, script by Murray Boltinoff, art by Alfredo Alcala; Clyde Jameson tends to the needs of his ghostly family. The Specter of the Iron Duchess, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jerry Grandenetti; Jan Rasek discovers who has been hijacking his trucks. The Forest of No Return text story. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #29
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 29
    Published Aug 1974 by DC.

    "The Haunted Lady of Death" (art by E.R. Cruz), "Howling of the Ghost Hounds," "The Claws of the Phantom," and "Hollywood Hauntings: When Stars Met Specters." Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #31
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 31
    Published Oct 1974 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by John Calnan; 5 page story "The Spectral Coffin-Maker" drawn by Gerry Talaoc; 7 page story "Blood on the Moon" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Bill Payne; 6 page story "The Specter of the Dark Devourer" drawn by E.R. Cruz; 1 page text story "The Ghost That Came Home" by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #32
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 32
    Published Nov 1974 by DC.

    "The Hellfire Club" (art by E.R. Cruz), "The Ghost Goes Home," "The Fruit of the hanging Tree," and "The Phantom Laughed Last" (script by Leo Dorfman, art by Fred Carrillo). 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 #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 #38
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 38
    Published May 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 7 page story "Specter in the Surf" drawn by E.R. Cruz; 4 page story "The Midnight Ghost" drawn by John Calnan and Tex Blaisdell; 1 page text story "Phantoms on Parade" by Murray Boltinoff; 7 page story "The Death-Demon of Prague" drawn by Jose Delbo. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #39
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 39
    Published Jun 1975 by DC.

    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. Hostess Fruit Pies ad with Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Most Hated Ghost in England, art by E. R. Cruz; William Darrell throws his wife and child out of the house in the storm; When they die of exposure they return and haunt him. The Blossoms in Blood, art by Ruben Yandoc; When Colonel Hassan kills a humble gardener he is killed by the plants of the gardener. The Haunting Hitchhiker, art by John Calnan. The Phantom Hangman, art by Rico Rival; Two girls are saved from an escaped killer by the ghost of Billy Heath. More about Men and Monsters article by Murray Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.25. 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 #52
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 52
    Published Mar 1977 by DC.

    "The Thunderhead Phantom" (art by E.R. Cruz), "The Specter in the Shelter," and "The Secret of the Living Corpse" (art by Alfredo Alcala). Aquaman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "That Dirty Beach." Sketch of publisher Jenette Kahn by Neal Adams. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #53
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 53
    Published Apr 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 7 page story "Whose Spirit Invades Me?" drawn by E.R. Cruz; 4 page story "The Haunted Mind" drawn by John Calnan; 5 page story "The Vengeful Phantom of Versailles" drawn by Romy Gamboa; 1 page text story "The Ghost Who Came to Life" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by Bill Payne. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #54
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 54

    "The Deadly Dream of Enrico Caruso," "The Phantom Decoy" (art by Ernie B. Patricio), and "The Feathrered Furies of Death." Statement of ownership--average print run 346,000; average paid circulation 135,000. Batman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Whole World's Upside Down." Luis Dominguez cover. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #58
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 58
    Published Nov 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 5 page story "The Split Specter" drawn by Noly Panaligan; 5 page story "The Phantom Witness" drawn by E. R. Cruz; 6 page story "The Corpse in the Closet" drawn by Fred Carrillo; 1 page text story "Death on His Mind" written by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #59
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 59
    Published Dec 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 6 page story "The Demon Within Me" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Rico Rival; 4 page story "Satan's Graveyard" written by George Kashdan and drawn by John Calnan; 6 page story "Curse of the Phantom Witch" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by E. R. Cruz; 1 page text story "The Boy Who Frightened a Ghost" written by Murray Boltinoff. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #61
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 61
    Published Feb 1978 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 6 page story "When Will I Die Again?" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Bill Payne; 1 page text story "Flight of the Spectral Seagull" by Murray Boltinoff; 4 page story "The Specter Screamed -- Kill" drawn by Frank Redondo; 6 page story "When Phantoms Stalked the Wolf-Pack" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Ruben Yandoc. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #73
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 73
    Published Feb 1979 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 4 page story "Phantom of the Catacombs" drawn by Ernie Guanlao; 1 page text story "Specter from the Sea" by Murray Boltinoff; 2 page story "Who Guards This Grave?" drawn by John Calnan; 6 page story "The Specter of the Haunted Highway" written by Stuart Fowler & Carl Wessler and drawn by Tenny Henson; 4 page story "The Ghost's Last Ride!" drawn by Ken Landgraf and Jack Abel. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #74
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 74
    Published Mar 1979 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 3 page story "I, the Executioner" drawn by Art Saaf; 1 page text story "Death's Icy Omen" by Murray Boltinoff; 4 page story "The Specter Waited 13 Years" drawn by Ken Landgraf and Joe Orlando; 8 page story "The Gem That Haunted the World!" drawn by Jerry Grandenetti. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #76
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 76
    Published May 1979 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 6 page story "The Phantom with the Flaming Finger" drawn by Rico Rival; 1 page The Files of Dr. Geist text story "Cry of the Living Ghost"; 4 page story "The Two Ghosts of Death Row" drawn by Ken Landgraf and Bill Draut; 6 page story "Specter of the Sahara" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Ruben Yandoc. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #78
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 78
    Published Jul 1979 by DC.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 5 page story "The Spectral Squatter" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 5 page story "Vigil of the Spirits" written by George Kashdan and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 1 page The Files of Dr. Geist text story "The Last Run"; 6 page story "The World's Most Famous Phantom" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Bill Draut. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #80
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 80
    Published Sep 1979 by DC.

    Do the vengeful spirits of men return from the dead in different forms? Learn the shattering secret in the 8 page story "The Winged Specter" drawn by Nestor Malgapo. Plus: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 6 page story "Drumrolls of Death" drawn by Sam Glanzman; 1 page The Files of Dr. Geist text story "Mystery Maiden of the Ice Mirror"; 2 page story "The Ghost's Last Request" drawn by Ruben Yandoc. Cover by Joe Orlando. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #82
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 82
    Published Nov 1979 by DC.

    "The Ghost Wouldn't Die" (art by Frank Redondo), "Phantoms of the Deep" (art by Ken Landgraf), and "See the Doomed Spirit" (art by Payne). Green Lantern stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "Green Lantern vs. Triclops, Three-Eyed Keeper of the Cave." Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #90
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 90
    Published Jul 1980 by DC.

    In the disco...no one can hear you scream! "Phantom of the Disco" is a 3 page tale written by George Kashdan and drawn by Charles Nicholas & Vince Colletta. Plus: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 7 page story "The Ghost Galleon" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Jack Sparling & Frank Giacoia (miscredited as Vince Colletta); 1 page The Files of Dr. Geist text story "The Haunted Window"; 5 page story "How to Outwit a Phantom" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Jack Sparling & Vince Colletta. Cover by Jim Janes & Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #92
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 92
    Published Sep 1980 by DC.

    First 50c cover-priced issue. Cover by Don Heck. Featuring: 1 page intro story "Ghosts and the Supernatural" written by Murray Boltinoff and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 5 page story "The Monster Poltergeist" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Charles Nicholas & Kim DeMulder; 6 page story "Un-Bury the Phantoms" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Tenny Henson; 1 page The Files of Dr. Geist story "The Haunting of the Brobrey Portrait"; 6 page story "The Ghost Who Tricked Himself" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Don Newton & Frank Chiaramonte; 7 page story "Double Vision" written by Charlie Seeger and drawn by Tenny Henson. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #98
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 98
    Published Mar 1981 by DC.

    Cover by Jim Aparo. Featuring: 1 page intro story "The Files of Dr. Geist" drawn by Greg LaRocque & Rodin Rodriguez; 6 page story "The Death of a Ghost!" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Dick Ayers & Joe Giella; 1 page story "Great Ghost!" by Dave Manak; 6 page story "The Asylum of Specters" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Redondo Studio; 3 page story "Spirit, Don't Save Me!" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Tom Mandrake; 8 page Dr. 13 the Ghost-Breaker story "The Haunted House and The Spectre!" written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Michael Adams & Tex Blaisdell. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #100
    Ghosts (1971-1982 DC) 100
    Published May 1981 by DC.

    Cover by Rich Buckler & Steve Mitchell. Featuring: 1 page story "The 100th Chilling Issue of GHOSTS" drawn by Tony DeZuniga; 6 page story "The Blackmailed Spirit" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Fred Carrillo (note: continuing "The Ghost Gladiator" from #99); 1 page story "Do's & Don'ts for Ghosts" by Dave Manak; 8 page story "Spectral Dream" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Fred Carrillo (note: continuing "The Ghost Gladiator"); 4 page story "The Phantom's Final Debt" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Fred Carrillo (note: continuing "The Ghost Gladiator"); 5 page story "Hands from the Grave" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Mark Bright & Vince Colletta. Cover price $0.50.