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

  • Issue #201
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 201

    Cover art by Michael W. Kaluta. "Put Your Trust in a Killer!", script by Steve Skeates, art by Adolfo Buylla; George Ringler is on death row for a murder he didn't commit. "Million-Dollar Magic," art by Bernard Baily; Caspar Creed uses his fortune to find a magical artifact to give him back his youth. One page of Cain's Game Room cartoons, art by Sergio Aragonés. "Hail the Conquering Aliens," art by Ruben Moreira; Returning home from a trip, Dan Welks is shocked to discover that his town has been taken over by alien invaders, but two surprise twists await him before the situation is resolved. "The Demon Within!", script by Joe Orlando (plot) and John Albano, art by Jim Aparo; A boy who has magical powers, repeatedly transforms himself in public into a gruesome monster, terrifying everyone; His family decides first to cure him and then to have him lobotomized. "A Tale of Vengeance!", script by John Albano, art by Sam Glanzman; Chet Yovac takes revenge on the owner of the coal mine that his father died within. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #202
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 202

    Cover art by Michael W. Kaluta. "The Shearing of a Soul!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Frank Giacoia; When her husband dies, a woman makes a pact with the devil to place his mind inside their newborn son. "A Deal with a Sorcerer!", script by John Albano, art by Nestor Redondo; Franklin Owen sells his soul to become a sorcerer. "Stay Away from Me--You Might Die," art by Gene Colan; Dr. Bertrand finds a bomb from outer space but can't let go of it for fear of it exploding. 1.5-page Trick or Treat story with Adolph Hitler, art by Sid Greene. "The Poster Plague," script by Steve Skeates, art by Sergio Aragonés; Someone has been putting up outdated posters on a college campus. "The Phantom on Wheels!", art by John Prentice; Ted Perry, a debunker of supernatural claims, drives a car that was cursed by Murdock the Magician; reprinted from House of Mystery #58. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #203
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 203
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    Cover art by Russ Heath. "The 1000 Eyes of Death," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua); Mark Dawson has been killing all the eagles on his ranch, even after the Indian Bear Claw warned him that they would get their revenge. One page of Cain's Game Room cartoons, art by Sergio Aragonés. "The Golden Doom," art by Nick Cardy; Emile Marlez finds the Midas Potion that causes him to turn everything he touches for one week into gold; Reprinted from House of Mystery #64. "Almost Human," script by John Albano, art by Jack Sparling; Donald Morrison, a deaf mute child, was raised in darkness by his parents until he reaches adulthood and escapes. One page of Cain's Game Room cartoons, art by John Albano. "The Tower of Prey," art by Nestor Redondo; When he buys Mary Q. Lardley's apartment building so he can put up a skyscraper, she places a curse on him. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #204
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 204
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    • Label #0252360007

    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "All In The Family...," script by Mary Skrenes (as Virgil North) and Bernie Wrightson (plot), art by Bernie Wrightson; When Fred and Mary are stranded in the swamp they find a house that Mary had nightmares about the night before. One page of Cain's Game Room cartoons, art by Sergio Aragones. Realm of the Mystics page, art by Jack Sparling; Retelling of the Muslim legend of Zacornu, the Tree of Demons. "Never Deal With a Demon," script by Jack Oleck, art by Win Mortimer; Cooper summons a demon to give him money and he is safe from the demon as long as he doesn't go thru a red door. "To Die for Magda!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Alex Nino; Stephan is tricked into signing a fake confession stating that he's a warlock. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #205
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 205

    Cover art by Jack Sparling. "The Coffin Creature," script by Mike Fleisher (dialogue) and Jack Sparling (plot), art by Jack Sparling; Two trappers in the swamp find the treasure the ghostly Coffin Creature has been searching for. "Phony Face!", script by E Nelson Bridwell, art by Gerry Talaoc; Grant Weymore is on the run from the police after pulling a big bank job; Dr. Magog offers to change Grant's face so he won't be recognized. One page of Cain's Game Room cartoons, art by John Albano. "Over The High Side," script by Lore Shoberg, pencils by Alan Weiss, inks by Ralph Reese; Dave the Buck, a member of a motorcycle gang, brags that he'd take on Beelzebub himself for his girlfriend. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #206
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 206

    Cover art by Tony deZuniga. "Sentimental Journey," script by Jack Oleck, art by Bill Payne; Dana holds a fake seance to try to convince his rich aunt to commit suicide. 2/3-page Beastly Funny Cain's Game Room cartoons, art by Lore Shoberg. "The Burning!", script by Jack Oleck, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Tom Palmer; A man, without any memories, is apparently saved from death by Meg Cooper, an ugly witch; After having Meg make him a lot of gold, he betrays her to the local village. "A Real Mother!", script by Virgilio Redondo (as Virgil Redondo), art by Ernie Patricio (as Ernesto Patricio); Lester's step-mom locks him in a closet when his father is away, but his stuffed lion gets revenge for Lester. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #207
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 207

    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "Last Ritual, Last Rites," script by Bill Meredith, art by Bill Payne; Bennett wants his wife dead but fears that her Hindu servant is prolonging his life. Cain's Game Room cartoon page, art by John Albano. "The Spell!", art by Jim Starlin; Ol' Nell tries to conjure up a demon. Cain's Rumpus Room humor page, art by Joe Schenkman. "This Evil Demon Loves People!", script by Sheldon Mayer, art by Jack Sparling; A baby demon is trapping people who cross him in bottles. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #208
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 208

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. "The Creator of Evil!", script by John Albano, art by E. R. Cruz; Boris Illytch, locked away in prison, uses his telepathic powers to get revenge on the judge and jury that prosecuted him. Cain's Gargoyles cartoon page, art by Sergio Aragonés. "The Day the Clock Stopped?", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Ruben Yandoc; When people in a small town stop dying, the mortician decides to take matters into his own hands and generate himself some business. Cain's Game Room cartoon half-page, art by Sergio Aragonés. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #209
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 209

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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "For Money...For Love!", script by Steve Skeates, art by Alfredo Alcala; Mr. Lawson will not let his daughter marry John because he is poor; John becomes a grave robber to earn enough money for the marriage. Cain's Game Room cartoon half-page, script and art by Bill Riley. "Maniacs," script by Steve Skeates, art by Ruben Yandoc; A werewolf is hunted by a local sheriff. "Tomorrow, I Hang!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Jim Aparo; Mario is sentenced to death by hanging but he is looking forward to it as it will complete his transformation into a vampire; Unfortunately for him, the method of execution is changed at the last moment. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #210
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 210

    Cover art by Michael W. Kaluta. "The Exterminator," script by Michael Fleisher and Maxene Fabe, art by Rudy Nebres; Frank Alban is the best exterminator in the world, until he meets Mrs. Latrodectus. Cain's Game Room cartoon page, art by Sergio Aragonés. "The Immortal," script by Jack Oleck, art by Gerry Talaoc; Cassandro wants the secret to immortality and butchers an entire village in Cathay until their holy man gives him the secret. "Body Beautiful," script by Jack Oleck, art by Jose Delbo; John plans to kill his wife Martha; He studies on suspended animation, hoping to fake his own death until he can awaken and return to his mistress. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #211
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 211

    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "Deliver Us from Evil," script by Jack Oleck, art by Nestor Redondo; The peasants ask Dravos to kill the werewolf that is terrorizing their valley; Little do they know that they are exchanging a werewolf for something more sinister. Cain's Game Room cartoon page, art by Sergio Aragonés. "Money To Burn," script by Jack Oleck, art by Dan Green; John Avery thinks he can buy his way into heaven. "Unholy Change!", script by Sheldon Mayer, art by Gerry Talaoc; George Farson discovers that a magic mirror will let him slip into alternate versions of history. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #212
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 212
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    Cover art by Michael Wm. Kaluta. "Ever After," pencils by John Calnan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Warren thinks he'll easily get control of his girlfriend's inheritance once her father dies, but the tables are turned when he learns that she is a vampire. Superboy ad. "Oh, Mom! Oh, Dad! You've Sent Me Away to Summer Camp... and I'm So Sad!", script by Michael Fleisher and Maxene Fabe, art by Alex Nino; Little wheelchair-bound Richard is left by his parents at a strange summer camp; After one of the kids apparently drowns in a lake, the others begin murdering, one by one, the counselors, thinking they are aliens out to conquer the earth; Richard then tells this to the head counselor, but the other kids find out and want to kill him. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 175,134; Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 188,466. "Halfway to Hell," script by Jack Oleck, art by Ruben Yandoc (as Rubeny); A criminal is shot by the police and awakens on a train full of dead people; Knowing that the final destination of the train must be hell, he demands to return to Earth, which he does, only to find that he is completely and permanently paralyzed. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #213
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 213

    Cover by Berni Wrightson. Featuring: 6 page story "Back from the Realm of the Damned" written by John Albano and drawn by Alex Nino; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 6 page story "The Other Side!" written by Steve Skeates and drawn by Romy Gamboa; 10 page story "In His Own Image!" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Adolfo Buylla. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #214
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 214

    Cover by Berni Wrightson. Featuring: 7 page story "Curse of the Werewolf" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 7 page story "The Death Clock" written by Mark Evanier & Robert Kanigher and drawn by Sonny Trinidad; 6 page story "The Shaggy Dog" written by Steve Skeates and drawn by Nestor Redondo; 1 page Cain's Gargoyles filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; Cain's Game Room fillers drawn by Sergio Aragones. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #215
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 215

    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. "The Man Who Wanted Power Over Women," script by Michael Fleisher and Maxene Fabe, art by Rico Rival; Walter buys a potion to make himself a hit with women, but the vial falls into the wrong hands. Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World ad. "Your Corpse Shall I Carve!", script by George Kashdan, art by Gerry Talaoc; An artist kills all the models he carves until a model with mythical power arrives to avenge them. Cain's Game Room cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. "Brain Food," script by Maxene Fabe, art by Fred Carrillo; Aliens use gumballs in their plan for world domination. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #216
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 216

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 8 page story "Look Into My Eyes... and Kill!" written by John Albano and drawn by Tony DeZuniga; 8 page story "Graveyard Shift" drawn by Bernard Baily; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 1 page Cain's Gargoyles filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 4 page story "Special Sale: Canned Death 1/2 Off!" written by Doug Moench and drawn by Abe Ocampo. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #217
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 217

    Cover by Berni Wrightson. Featuring: 8 page story "This Ghost-Town Is Haunted!" written by Sheldon Mayer and drawn by Nestor Redondo; 8 page story "Hoodoo You Trust?" written by E. Nelson Bridwell and drawn by Gerry Talaoc; 6 page story "Swamp-God!" written by John Jacobson (idea) & Steve Skeates and drawn by Alfredo Alcala. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #218
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 218

    Cover by George Evans. Featuring: 11 page story "The Abominable Ivy" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (art continuity/breakdowns) and drawn by Gerry Talaoc; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler "Cain's Game Room" drawn by Sergio Aragones; 8 page story "An Ice Place to Visit" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (art continuity/breakdowns) and drawn by Frank Thorne. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #219
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 219
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    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page Cain introduction drawn by Berni Wrightson; 11 page story "The Curse of the Crocodile!" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (art continuity/breakdowns) and drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 8 page story "Pledge to Satan" written by Sheldon Mayer and drawn by Nestor Redondo. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #220
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 220

    "They Hunt Butterflies, Don't They?" (script by Michael Fleisher, breakdowns by Russell Carley, art by Alfredo Alcala) and "The Hunter!" (script by John Albano, art by Alex Nino). One page Sergio Aragones cartoons. Nick Cardy cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #221
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 221
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0023205007
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.43) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "Pingo!", script by Michael Fleisher and Russell Carley, art by Frank Thorne; After Pingo the clown's wife realizes that her husband is a serial killer, he arranges to kill her too during their highwire act and make it look like an accident, but she gets her revenge from beyond the grave. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer comic book ad. Cain's Game Room cartoon page, art by Sergio Aragonés. "He Who Laughs Last," script by Len Wein, pencils by Berni Wrightson, inks by Mike Kaluta; A plot to steal a young girl's inheritance is foiled by a ghostly clown. Letter from comics writer and editor Bob Greenberger. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #222
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 222

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 10 page story "Vengeance Is Mine!" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Frank Redondo (as Quico Redondo); 10 page story "The Night of the Teddy Bear!" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (art continuity/breakdowns) and drawn by Alfredo Alcala. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #223
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 223

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 8 page story "Demon from the Deep!" written by Len Wein and drawn by E. R. Cruz; 4 page story "Message from Beyond" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ralph Reese; 8 page story "Upon Reflection" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ramona Fradon. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #224
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 224
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    100-page giant. Featuring: 1 page Cain introduction drawn by Joe Orlando; 9 page story "Night Stalker in Slim City" written by David Michelinie and drawn by Frank Robbins; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler; 6 page reprint story "The House of Endless Years" written by Gerry Conway and drawn by Bill Draut; 8 page story "The Deadman's Lucky Scarf" written by David Izzo & Michael Fleisher and drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 7 page reprint story "The Reluctant Sorcerer" drawn by Howard Purcell; 8 page The Spectre reprint story "Abraca-Doom!" written by Denny O'Neil and drawn by Berni Wrightson; 5 page reprint story "The One and Only, Fully Guaranteed, Super-Permanent, 100%?" written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Dick Dillin & Neal Adams; 7 page reprint story "The Gift That Wiped Out Time" drawn by Mort Meskin & George Roussos; 7 page story "Sheer Fear!" written by Sheldon Mayer and drawn by Gerry Talaoc; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Sergio Aragones; 8 page story "The Claws of Death!" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Alex Nino; 6 page Phantom Stranger reprint story "Mystery in Miniature!" drawn by Frank Giacoia; 3 page story "Photo Finish!" written by Steve Skeates and pencilled by Mike Sekowsky; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Sergio Aragones. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #225
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 225

    100-page giant. Featuring: 1 page introduction drawn by Berni Wrightson; 8 page story "The Man Who Died Twice" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 6 page reprint story "Master of the Unknown" drawn by Jack Kirby; 11 page story "Fireman, Burn My Child!" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (script continuity) and drawn by Frank Thorne; 25 page reprint story "The Curse of the MacIntyres" drawn by Don Heck; 6 page story "See No Evil" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Alex Nino; 8 page Phantom Stranger reprint story "The Hairy Shadows" written by John Broome and drawn by Murphy Anderson & Joe Giella; 4 page Spectre reprint story "Shadow Show" written by Mark Hanerfeld and drawn by Jack Sparling; 5 page story "This One'll Scare You To Death!" written by George Kashdan & David Kasakove (idea) and drawn by E. R. Cruz; 1 page activity "Mystery Maze" by Bob Rozakis (puzzle construction); 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 1 page Room 13 filler "Does Your Hand Have Any of These Lines?" drawn by Sergio Aragones; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #226
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 226

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    100-page giant. Featuring: 1 page preface drawn by Pat Broderick; 9 page story "Garden of Evil" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 3 page story "Teddy Doesn't Seem To Smile Anymore!" written by Martin Pasko and drawn by Frank Robbins; 5 page reprint story "The Devil's Chessboard" drawn by Leonard Starr; 7 page Phantom Stranger reprint story "The Living Nightmare!" written by John Broome and drawn by Carmine Infantino & Bernard Sachs; 9 page story "Monster in the House" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Nestor Redondo; 3 page reprint story "Scared to Life" written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Berni Wrightson; 6 page reprint story "The School For Sorcerers" drawn by Bill Ely; 6 page story "The Perfect Mate" written by Robert Kanigher & M.J. Pellowski (idea) and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 7 page reprint story "The Wishes of Doom!" drawn by Curt Swan & George Klein; 6 page reprint story "The Haunted Melody" drawn by Bill Ely; 3 page story "Do You Dare Enter The House of Mystery?" starring Cain, Paul Levitz, Tex Blaisdell, Sergio Aragones, Michael Fleisher, Jack Oleck, David Michelinie, Dave Manak and Gregory the Gargoyle, written by Paul Levitz and drawn by Pat Broderick (p. 1) & Sergio Aragones? (pp. 2-3); 9 page story "Out of This World" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Gerry Talaoc; 1 page Room 13 activity (cut-out coffin) drawn by Sergio Aragones; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 1 page Cain's Gargoyles filler; 1 page activity "Hidden in the House!" by Bob Rozakis (puzzle construction). Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #227
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 227

    100-page giant. New and reprints: "The Vengeance of Voodoo Annie" (script by Michael Fleisher, script continuity by Russell Carley, art by Nestor Redondo); "The Haunting Wind!" (art by John Guinta); "Cry, Clown, Cry" (art by Bill Ely); "The Town That Lost its Face" (art by Ely); "The Weird World of Anton Borka" (art by Howard Purcell); "Demons are Made, not Born" (script by Don Glut, art by Quico Redondo); "The Girl in the Glass Sphere" (art by Joe Maneely); "Make Your Own Monster!" (script by Paul Levitz, art by Dennis Janke); and "The Carriage Man" (script by Fleisher, script continuity by Carley, art by Alfredo Alcala). One page by Sergio Aragones. Splash page by Nestor Redondo. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #228
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 228

    100-page giant. Featuring: 1 page preface drawn by Alfredo Alcala; 9 page story "The Wisdom of Many, The Wit of One" written by Doug Moench (plot) & Frank Robbins and drawn by Frank Robbins; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 5 page reprint story "Stamps of Doom!" drawn by Ruben Moreira; 4 page story "The Rebel" written by Michael Pellowski (plot) & Maxene Fabe and drawn by Alan Kupperberg & Neal Adams; 7 page reprint story "The Wizard's Revenge" drawn by Bill Ely; 3 page Cain's True Case Files reprint story "The Man Who Murdered Himself!" written by Otto Binder and drawn by Berni Wrightson; 1 page crossword activity "House of Mystery Hidden Message" by Bob Rozakis; 2 page filler "Halloween Monster Cards" starring Cain and Swamp Thing, featuring images from other DC horror comics with humorous blurbs; 1 page Cain's Game Room story drawn by Sergio Aragones; 11 page story "A Coffin for Bonnie and Clyde!" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Jack Sparling; Half page text article "Attention College Students!" which comments on getting DC magazines into university bookstores; 6 page reprint story "The Dragon of Times Square" drawn by Bob Brown; 1 page Room 13 filler "Free! A Lucky Room 13 Amulet for You!" drawn by Sergio Aragones; 6 page reprint story "Seven Steps to the Unknown" drawn by Bill Ely; 7 page reprint story "Wheel of Fate!" drawn by Carmine Infantino and Frank Giacoia; 12 page story "The Fireworks Man!" written by Russell Carley (script continuity) & Michael Fleisher and drawn by Gerry Talaoc. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #229
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 229

    100-page giant. Featuring: 1 page preface drawn by Nestor Redondo; 11 page reprint story "Sir Greeley's Revenge!" written by Otto Binder and drawn by Jack Sparling; 6 page reprint story "Sour Note!" written by E. Nelson Bridwell and drawn by Jerry Grandenetti & George Roussos; 36 page story "Nightmare Castle" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Nestor Redondo; 3 page Cain's True Case Files reprint story "The Dead Can Kill!" written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Berni Wrightson; 6 page reprint story "I Was A Spy For Them" drawn by Mort Meskin; 11 page reprint story "Mask of the Red Fox" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Alex Toth; 3 page Cain's True Case Files reprint story "Grave Results!" written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Wayne Howard; 1 page filler "Cain's Gargoyles" drawn by Sergio Aragones; 1 page activity "Mystery Crossword" by Bob Rozakis (puzzle construction). Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #230
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 230

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 12 page story "The Doomsday Yarn" written by Michael Fleisher and drawn by Ramona Fradon; 6 page story "*Experiment In Fear" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by E.R. Cruz. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #231
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 231

    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. Batman and the Mummy Hostess snack cakes ad. "Way of the Werewolf," script by Jack Oleck, art by Gerry Talaoc; Werewolf Jan Bartok reverts to human form and seeks refuge with a peasant couple, but they turn out to be vampires. DC Makes Comics History ad. "Cold Cold Heart," script by Jack Oleck, art by Ricardo Villamonte; Philip Shaw takes his brother's place in cryogenic suspension, awakening three hundred years later only to find that the human race has been wiped out in an alien invasion and the aliens want to dissect him for scientific research. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 174,504; Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 194,505. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #232
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 232

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 10 page story "The Last Tango In Hell" written by David Michelinie & Russell Carley (script continuity) and drawn by Ramona Fradon; 7 page story "Demon Hound" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ruben Yandoc. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #233
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 233

    Cover art by Michael Wm. Kaluta. "Cake," script by Michael Fleisher and Russell Carley, art by Frank Robbins; Two hotel employees plan to rob a guest but accidentally murder her, which leads to their own grisly deaths. "It's Hell!", script by John Albano, art by Ruben Sosa; Mr. Ellison conspires with a magician to kill his perfect (and boring) wife so that they will not have to spend eternity together, but after she is dead he learns a secret that changes everything. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #234
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 234

    Cover by Ernie Chan. Featuring: 12 page story "The Bewitchment of Jerimiah Haskins" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (script continuity) and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 6 page story "Lafferty's Luck" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Al Milgrom. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #235
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 235

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 10 page story "Wings of Black Death" written by David Michelinie and drawn by Nestor Redondo; 8 page story "The Spawn of the Devil" written by Maxene Fabe and drawn by Ramona Fradon. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #236
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 236

    Cover by Berni Wrightson. Featuring: 8 page story "Death Played A Sideshow" written by David V. Reed (as Coram Nobis) and drawn by Steve Ditko & Mike Royer; 1 page Cain's Game Room cartoons by Lore Shoberg; 9 page story "Deep Sleep" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Paul Kirchner & Neal Adams. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #237
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 237

    Cover by Bill Draut. Featuring: 10 page story "The Night of the Chameleon" written by Russell Carley (script continuity) & Michael Fleisher and drawn by Frank Thorne; 8 page story "Double Exposure" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ruben Yandoc. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #238
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 238

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 9 page story "A Touch of Evil" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler written by Don Edwing and drawn by Dave Manak; 8 page story "Headlines of Doom" written by David Michelinie and drawn by E.R. Cruz. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #239
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 239

    Cover by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. Today the forces of evil assemble to choose a new queen! Featuring: 7 page story "Day of the Witch" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Abe Ocampo. Plus: 10 page story "Dog Food" written by Russell Carley (script continuity) & Michael Fleisher and drawn by Ramona Fradon. Also: 1 page Cain's Gargoyles filler drawn by Sergio Aragones. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #240
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 240

    First 30-cent cover price. Cover art by Joe Orlando. "The Murderer," script by Ed Fedory and Robert Kanigher, pencils by E. R. Cruz, inks by Joe Orlando; People are sure that Dr. Florius murdered his wife, but the truth turns out to be even more horrible. "Manslaughter," script by Cary Bates, art by Ruben Yandoc; Detective Mick Mason tries to solve a series of murders where people are robbed of various cuts of beef, then killed like cattle. "Justice for All Includes Children" public service announcement, art by Neal Adams; Superman teaches kids not to fear the police. Cain's Game Room cartoon page by John Albano. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #241
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 241

    Cover art by Ricardo Villagran. Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City Hostess snack cakes ad. "Paid In Full," script by Jack Oleck, art by Frank Robbins; A wanted criminal takes refuge with a witch, whom he then kills; Her cat grows to giant size and kills him in return. "Death Pulls the Strings!", script by Bill Finger, art by Nestor Redondo; A puppeteer uses real little people as his marionettes, then murders them when they rebel. Cain's Game Room cartoon, script by Don Edwing, art by Dave Manak. Justice For All Includes Children 3 public service announcement, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta; Superman teaches the concept of "innocent until proven guilty." Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 146,000; Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 118.966. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #242
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 242

    "The Balloon Vendor" (script by Michael Fleisher, script continuity by Russell Carley, art by Frank Robbins) and "Blood Money" (script by Jack Oleck, art by Jess Jodloman). Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Justice For All Includes Children" (#4). Superman also stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "Superman Saves the Earth." Luis Dominguez cover. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #243
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 243

    Cover by Ricardo Villagran. Featuring: 10 page story "Brother Bear" written by Bob Haney and drawn by Franc C. Reyes; 7 page story "Things Like That Don't Happen" written by Sheldon Mayer and drawn by Jess Jodloman. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #244
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 244

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    "Kronos, Zagros, Eborak!" (script by George Kashdan, art by Frank Thorne) and "Your Epitaph is Only a Birthday Card" (script by Doug Moench, art by Frank Reyes). Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Justice For All Includes Children" (pencils by Neal Adams?). Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #245
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 245

    Cover art by Leo Duranona. "A Talent for Murder!", script by David V. Reed (as Coram Nobis), art by Leo Duranona; A struggling painter becomes possessed by the evil spirit of the artist who previously occupied his studio and is forced to carry out the dead man's revenge on the people who caused his death. DC TV Series ad. "Check the J.C. Demon Catalogue under...Death!", script by Bill Parente and Guy H. Lillian III, art by Alex Nino; Emmy Poole and her son Vernon are hated and eventually murdered by their neighbors but they get their revenge through four sample packets of magic seeds that arrived in the mail with a catalogue of magical paraphernalia. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #246
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 246

    Cover by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua). Featuring: 10 page Cain story "Death-Vault of the Eskimo Kings" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (script continuity) and drawn by Mike Vosburg & Sal Trapani; 1 page story "Cain's Game Room" written by Don Edwing (idea) & Dave Manak and drawn by Dave Manak; 6 page story "Tomb It May Concern" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Jess Jodloman. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #247
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 247

    Cover by Jack Sparling and Vince Colletta. Featuring: 10 page story "The Game of Death" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Steve Ditko & Wayne Howard; 7 page story "The Ghost of Deadman's Breach!" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by Jess Jodloman. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #248
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 248

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    Cover by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua) and Vince Colletta. Featuring: 8 page story "The Night Jamie Gave Up the Ghost" written by David Michelinie and drawn by Luis Dominguez; 9 page story "The Vampire" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ruben Yandoc. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #249
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 249

    Cover by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua) and Vince Colletta. Featuring: 10 page story "Hit Parade of Death" written by Russell Carley (script continuity) & Michael Fleisher and drawn by Buddy Gernale; 6 page story "The Devil Has Two Faces" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Nestor Malgapo; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Dave Manak. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #250
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 250
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1497177022

    Cover by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua) and Vince Colletta. Featuring: 9 page story "Voyage to Hell" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Leopoldo Duranona; 7 page story "Coffin For A Killer" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Alex Nino; 1 page Cain and Abel filler written by John Albano and drawn by Mike Kaluta. Cover price $0.30.