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

  • Issue #251
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 251

    Cover by Neal Adams. Featuring: 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by John Calnan & Jack Abel; 7 page story "Return of the Vampire" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Franc Reyes; 8 page story "Bride of the Pharaoh" written by Maxene Fabe and drawn by Ramona Fradon; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 8 page story "Fear Wore Two Faces!" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 1 page filler "Diploma" starring Cain, Abe and Eve, drawn by Sergio Aragones; 8 page story "Ghostly Games" written by Steve Skeates and drawn by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua) and Bill Draut; 9 page story "The Collector" written by David V. Reed (as Coram Nobis) and drawn by Wally Wood; 1 page Cain & Abel filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 3 page House of Mystery story "Tour of the Top Floor of the House of Mystery" starring Cain, Paul Levitz and Gregory the Gargoyle, written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by John Calnan; 1 page activity "Page 60 Maze" by Bob Rozakis; 6 page story "A House Is Not A Haunt" written by Paul Levitz & Mike Uslan and drawn by Quico Redondo; 7 page story "Harvest of Hate" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Alfredo Alcala. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #252
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 252
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #1497224007

    Cover art by Neal Adams. "The Whole World's Upside Down" Hostess snack cakes ad with Batman. 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Jack Abel. "The Devil Strikes at My Old Kentucky Home!", script by Paul Kupperberg, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Romeo Tanghal; The House of Mystery is scouted as a location for an amusement park, then for a movie, but Cain and his fellow weird inhabitants scare everyone away. Cain & Abel cartoon page, artby Sergio Aragon├ęs. "The House Called Blefestry," script by Bill Kunkel, art by Alfredo Alcala; Owen Sherwood is haunted by terrible nightmares, but when he consults a psychiatrist he learns that the nightmares are real. "The Man Who Saw Tomorrow!", script by Jack Oleck, art by Bill Draut; An evil baron steals the secret of foretelling the future from an alchemist, but it leads to his death. "Markham's Masterpiece," script by David Michelinie, pencils by Frank Redondo, inks by Tex Blaisdell; Stanley Markham steals sculptures done by an old lady and passes them off as his own; Eventually he murders her so she can't reveal the truth, but her ghost returns for revenge. The "Hidden Talent" Puzzle page by Bob Rozakis. House of Mystery pinup by Derek Carter. Witch's Tails cartoon, art by Sergio Aragon├ęs. "Grim Choice!", script by Arnold Drake, art by Frank Robbins; After a plane crash in the mountains, Dolph Culhane is forced to eat the race horse he just bought in order to stay alive, but after he is rescued he learns that the horse was diseased, just as he starts to feel the symptoms himself. "Man Killers," script by Jack Oleck, art by Rudy Florese; A gang of conquering barbarians are captured and killed by a band of Amazons. "The House of Secrets Speaks...Out", script by Jack C. Harris, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Jack Abel; Two people arrive at Abel's door to see if his house can be used to relocate Cain when the House of Mystery is torn down. Shade the Changing Man ad. "From Beyond the Grave!", script by Marjorie K. Darland, art by Alex Nino; Maude West finally joins her dead fiancee, fifty years after the accident that killed him. #1 Sol Harrison DC Profiles article by Mike Gold. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #253
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 253

    Cover by Neal Adams. Featuring: 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg and pencilled by Howard Chaykin (?); 8 page story "Grave Labors!" written by E. Nelson Bridwell and drawn by Bill Draut; 7 page story "Images of the Dead" written by John Albano and drawn by Tony DeZuniga; 6 page story "Demon Child" written by Doug Moench and drawn by Alex Nino; 3 page story "Photo Finish" written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by John Calnan & Jack Abel; 8 page story "The Face of a God!" written by Denny O'Neil and drawn by Gil Kane and Bill Draut; 1 page filler "Cain's Game Room" drawn by Dave Manak; 8 page story "More Than Human" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Romeo Tanghal & Bob Smith; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler "History of Mystery" by Dave Manak; 6 page story "A House Is For Haunting" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Sandy Plunkett & Klaus Janson; 1 page activity "Cain's Game Room" drawn by Dave Manak; 10 page story "The Actor" written by Russell Carley (script continuity) & Michael Fleisher and drawn by Quico Redondo. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #254
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 254

    Cover by Neal Adams. Featuring: 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Ric Estrada & Jack Abel; 10 page story "The Night Job" written by Russell Carley (script continuity) & Michael Fleisher and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 7 page story "Good For Nothing" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Steve Ditko & Wayne Howard; 1 page Abel's Fables filler by Dave Manak; 7 page story "Dead Man's Bride" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Alex Nino; 7 page story "The Curse of the Sea Monkey!" written by Lois Maiwald and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 3 page story "Gregory the Gargoyle" starring Cain, Abel, Paul Kupperberg, Jack C. Harris and Gregory the Gargoyle, written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Ric Estrada & Jack Abel; 6 page story "Skin Game" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Abe Ocampo; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Dave Manak; 8 page story "Trial By Fire" written by Steve Skeates (as Chester Hazel) and drawn by Ernie Chan & Bill Draut; 1 page Cain's Fear Facts! filler by Dave Manak; 7 page story "The Devil's Plague" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by Marshall Rogers; 1 page House of Mystery Puzzle activity (crossword). Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #255
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 255

    Cover by Berni Wrightson. Featuring: 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Ric Estrada & Wayne Howard; 8 page Cain story "Small Wonder" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ernie Chan & Vince Colletta; 10 page Cain story "The Evil Half" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 1 page story "Cain's Game Room" by Dave Manak; 11 page story "Sometimes, Leopards Can...." by Gray Morrow; 1 page Cain's Game Room story "The Bermuda Triangle" by Dave Manak; 3 page Abel story "Is Anyone Listening?" written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Ric Estrada & Wayne Howard; 8 page Cain story "When You Wish Upon A Star" written by Cary Burkett and drawn by Frank Redondo; 7 page Cain story "Bed of Roses" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Alex Nino; 1 page Cain's Game Room story "Monster Book of World Records!" by Dave Manak; 8 page story "The Killing" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Bill Draut; 1 page story "The Victim!" written by Cary Burkett and drawn by Alex Saviuk & Aubrey Bradford. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #256
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 256

    $1.00-sized 80-page issue. Cover by Berni Wrightson. Featuring: 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Dick Ayers & Wayne Howard; 14 page story "Blood of the Vampire!" written by Michael Fleisher and drawn by Romeo Tanghal & Bob Smith; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Dave Manak; 8 page story "Perfect Poison" written by Steve Skeates & Michael J. Pellowski (story idea) and drawn by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua) & Vince Colletta; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Dave Manak; 7 page story "Satan's Child" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Arthur Suydam; 3 page story "Tricks or Treats" starring Abel, Murray Boltinoff, Mordred, Mildred and Cynthia, written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Romeo Tanghal & Wayne Howard; 7 page story "Raise the Devil" written by David V. Reed (as Coram Nobis) and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 9 page story "Museum of Murder!" written by Robert Kanigher & Michael J. Pellowski (story idea) and drawn by Alex Nino; 2 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Dave Manak; 7 page story "The Worm Turns!" written by Michael Fleisher & Russell Carley (art continuity) and drawn by Alfredo Alcala. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #257
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 257

    $1.00-sized 80-page issue. Cover by Joe Orlando and Dick Giordano. Featuring: 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Ric Estrada & Wayne Howard; 8 page story "The Ebony God" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Dave Manak; 10 page story "A Gift From Satan" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Ernie Chan & Bill Draut; 7 page story "To Catch A God!" written by David Michelinie (as Barry Jameson) and drawn by Michael Golden; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler; 10 page story "Mirror Madness" written by Joe Gill, Otto Binder & Guy Lilian and drawn by Jerry Grandenetti & Tony DeZuniga; 8 page story "Haunts Upon A Time..." written by E. Nelson Bridwell and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 3 page story "The Fastest Draw in the East" written by Scott Edelman and drawn by Mark Bright & Aubrey Bradford; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler; 9 page story "Father to the Beast!" written by David Michelinie and drawn by Arthur Suydam. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #258
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 258

    Cover pencils by Joe Orlando, inks by Dick Giordano. Untitled story, script by Paul Kupperberg, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Tex Blaisdell; Cain invites the mailman in and shows him various artifacts related to the stories in this issue. "Blood and Tinsel," script by David Michelinie (as Barry Jameson), art by Ruben Yandoc (as Rubeny); Chad and his girlfriend Nancy are wandering round the backlot of Movietown Studios when they encounter a real vampire. "A Demon and his Boy," script by Jack C. Harris, art by Steve Ditko; Dxyp the demon is bored and wants to transport himself to Earth, but instead he accidentally summons a young boy to his realm who causes all sorts of trouble. "Gargoyle Twice A Day," script by Scott Edelman, pencils by Danny Bulanadi, inks by Bob McLeod; Joshua Levy's funhouse has a real gargoyle who drives off the gangsters who want protection money. "Dilemma" Hostess snack cakes ad with Wonder Woman. "Showdown with Death!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Bob McLeod; In the Old West, Death challenges gunman Edgar Elkins to a shootout. "Wake Up the Dead," script by Jack Oleck, art by E.R. Cruz; Dr. Charles Maynard transplants his paralyzed wife's brain into the body of a murderess; She stabs him to death but is arrested for the other woman's crimes. "The Champ Wouldn't Stay Dead!", script by Sheldon Mayer, art by Bernard Baily; Gangsters kill a prizefighter but his ghost returns for revenge. Cain's Game Room cartoon by Dave Manak. "Once a Criminal," script by Dave Vern (as David V. Reed), art by Frank Redondo; Hypnotist Monte Brink befriends a paroled convict upon his release from prison, but plans to use him to commit crimes. The Flash ad with Gorilla Grodd. "Street Killer," script by Wyatt Gwyon, pencils by George Rupert, inks by Dick Giordano; A serial killer is revealed to be a ghost cursed to commit every unsolved murder in New York City. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 109,191 Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 91,611. Superman Movie Report article; Biographical sketches of Gene Hackman and Glenn Ford. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #259
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 259

    Last $1.00 80-page giant. Cover by Joe Orlando and Dick Giordano. Featuring: 5 page House of Mystery framing sequence written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Ric Estrada & Romeo Tanghal; 6 page story "The Miracle at San Sebastian" written by Roger McKenzie and drawn by Noly Panaligan; 10 page story "Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow..." written by David Michelinie & Dave Manak and drawn by Michael Golden; 5 page story "Return to Camelot Seven" written by Steve Clement and drawn by Don Newton & Bob Layton; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Dave Manak; 7 page story "Do You Believe In...?" written by Greg Potter and drawn by John Fuller; 7 page story "Never Steal From A Blind Man" written by Maxine Fabe & Michael Pellowski (story idea) and drawn by Flor Dery; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Dave Manak; 7 page story "Fire Sale" written by Bob Toomey and drawn by George Ruppert & Frank Chiaramonte; 6 page story "Vampiress of Central Park" written by Don Glut and drawn by Juan Ortiz & Vince Colletta; 1 page History of Mystery filler "Great Monster Mistakes!" starring Dracula, King Kong, Godzilla and Frankenstein's Monster, by Dave Manak; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler starring Benjamin Franklin, by Don Edwing (idea) and Dave Manak; 7 page story "Jack of Diamonds" written by Bob Toomey and drawn by Ruben Yandoc. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #260
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 260

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 7 page story "A Demon Shared" written by Joe Gill and drawn by Noly Panaligan; 7 page story "The Monster of Darkwood Down" written by Bob Toomey and drawn by Abe Ocampo; 3 page story "Dead Wrong" written by T. Casey Brennan and drawn by Jerry Grandenetti; 7 page story "Go To Hades" written by Scott Edelman and drawn by Tenny Henson. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #261
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 261

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    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Bill Draut & Maurice Whitman; 6 page story "The Husker!" written by Greg Potter and drawn by Jerry Grandenetti; 6 page story "Gypsy Shade" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 1 page Cain's Game Room cartoon by Dave Manak; 6 page story "Jungle Demon" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 5 page story "In The Two Faces of Death!" written by Steve Skeates and drawn by Arthur Suydam. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #262
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 262

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and pencilled by Romeo Tanghal; 7 page story "At 11:40 P.M., I Die!" written by John Albano and drawn by Nestor Malgapo; 13 page story "Freed From the Infernos of Hell!" written by John Albano; 4 page story "The Grimble" written by Todd Klein and drawn by Tenny Henson. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #263
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 263
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1497187017

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page story "Intro page" drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 6 page story "Is There A Vengeance After Death?" written by Robert Ingersoll and drawn by Johnny Craig; 1 page Cain's Game Room story by Dave Manak; 9 page story "Exchange of Innocence" written by David Michelinie (as Barry Jameson) and drawn by James Pak. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #264
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 264

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    First 40-cent cover price. Special Halloween Issue! Cover pencils by Joe Orlando, inks by Dick Giordano. 1 page story "intro page" starring Cain, Adolf Hitler's head and Attila the Hun's scalp, script by Paul Kupperberg, art by by Romeo Tanghal. "Then Beggars Could Ride!", script by Scott Edelman, art by Noly Panaligan; Jack and Ernie conspire to steal Avery Bishop's carnival. "An Unbeatable Power!" Hostess snack cakes ad with Superman. Cain's Game Room cartoon page by David Manak. "The Stygian Walk," script by Steve Clement, art by Juan Ortiz; After Tom Elliot kills his father he learns the secret that his father and his best friend shared. "Through a Glass, Darkly," script by Wyatt Gwyon, pencils by George Ruppert, inks by John Celardo; Joey Lateef makes a pair of glasses from a crystal ball to see the future. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #265
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 265

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 8 page story "The Perfect Host" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Bill Draut; 8 page story "Illegal Procedure!" written by Michael Uslan & Nancy Osher and drawn by Fred Carrillo. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #266
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 266
    • Signed by artist Michael T. Golden (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Michael Golden & Maurice Whitman; 7 page story "The Calendar Man!" written by Steve Clement and drawn by Maurice Whitman & John Celardo; 3 page story "Death's Dominion" (adapted from a story by Guy deMaupassant) written by Wyatt Gwyon and drawn by Frank Redondo; 6 page story "Demon Blade" written by Scott Edelman and drawn by Abe Ocampo. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #267
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 267

    Cover art by Michael W. Kaluta. 1 page House of Mystery introduction, script by Paul Kupperberg, art by Romeo Tanghal. "A Strange Way to Die," script by T. Casey Brennan, art by Abe Ocampo; A man is led to his death by the ghost of the girl he killed in a car accident. "The Mouse of History," script by Don Thompson, art by Ruben Yandoc; A mouse escapes from a cage in research assistant Paul Jonas's lab, and leads him to a magic book that can alter the future; He uses the book to his advantage, but the mouse inadvertently causes his death by chewing parts of the pages away, which changes the words written in the book. "The Golden Treasure" Hostess snack cakes ad with Wonder Woman. Superman ad. "The Lovely Little Lady with the Sea-Green Tail!", script by Steve Clement, pencils by Juan Ortiz, inks by Augie Scotto; A marine biologist finds a mermaid and keeps her captive, but when he tries to lure her mate to add to the exhibit he is eaten by the creature that emerges from the sea. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 75,650; Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 66,747. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #268
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 268

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery preface written by Paul Kupperberg; 7 page story "Night Call, Collect" written by Wyatt Gwyon and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 2 page story "Dead Buddy" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Jerry Grandenetti; 6 page story "The Man Who Spoke With Spirits" written by T. Casey Brennan and drawn by Jess Jodloman; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #269
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 269

    Cover by Jim Aparo. Featuring: 1 page Cain introductory story "The House of Mystery" written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Jim Aparo; 6 page Cain story "Heart of Gold" written by C. Barrett Andrews & Stuart Hopen and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 1 page story "Cain's Game Room" by Robert Johnson (as Slim) and Dave Manak; 6 page Cain story "Blood on the Grooves" written by C. Barrett Andrews & Stuart Hopen and drawn by George Ruppert & Bruce Patterson; 3 page Cain story "Rope Burn" written by Mike W. Barr and drawn by Rudy Florese. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #270
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 270

    Cover by Joe Orlando and Vince Colletta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 5 page story "The Collector!" written by J. M. DeMatteis and drawn by Jim Sherman & Joe Rubinstein; 8 page story "Black Mass" written by Wyatt Gwyon and drawn by Jerry Bingham; 3 page story "A Model Murder" written by Scott Edelman and drawn by Tenny Henson. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #271
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 271

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    Cover by Joe Orlando. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 6 page Cain story "Envy" written by C. Barrett Andrews (as Catherine B. Andrews) & Stuart Hopen and drawn by Frank Redondo; 10 page story "The Hell-Hound of Brackenmoor!" written by Cary Burkett and drawn by Tom Sutton. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #272
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 272

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 6 page Cain story "The Deprogrammer" written by J. M. DeMatteis and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 5 page Cain story "Take Three Wishes!" written by Scott Edelman and drawn by Jack Abel; 5 page Cain story "The Sorcerer's Castle" written by Michael Uslan and drawn by Don Newton & Dan Adkins. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #273
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 273

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 5 page story "Ghost Hunt!" written by Mark Lasky and drawn by Bill Draut; 5 page story "My Mother, the Witch" written by Scott Edelman and drawn by Ramona Fradon & Bob Smith; 6 page story "The Right of Inheritance" written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Abe Ocampo. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #274
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 274

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 8 page story "Hell Park" written by J. M. DeMatteis and drawn by Marshall Rogers; 8 page story "The Soul of Faustus" written by T. Casey Brennan and drawn by Jerry Bingham & Tex Blaisdell. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #275
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 275

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 6 page Cain story "Final Installment" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Johnny Craig; 1 page story "Cain's Game Room" by Dave Manak; 3 page Cain story "Perfection" written by C. Barrett Andrews (as Catherine Barrett Andrews) & Stuart Hopen and drawn by Noly Zamora; 6 page Abel story "Bugaboo" written by Greg Potter and drawn by Ramona Fradon & Bob Smith. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #276
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 276

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 4 page story "The Faceless Man" written by Joe Gill and drawn by Nestor Malgapo; 5 page story "Epode!" written by Len Wein and drawn by Steve Ditko; 6 page story "Blood of the Twilight Reign" written by Mark Manhart and drawn by Michael Netzer (as Mike Nasser); 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Dave Manak. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #277
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 277

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 10 page story "Limited Engagement" written by Robert Kanigher (plot) & Martin Pasko and drawn by Howard Chaykin and Al Milgrom; 3 page story "Graveyard Shift" written by Bob Toomey and drawn by Mar Amongo; 3 page story "Measure of Treachery" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Nards Cruz and Joe Matucenio. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #278
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 278

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 6 page story "TV or Not TV" written by Jay Zilber and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 3 page story "...And The Truth Shall Make You Dead!" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 7 page story "Crazy, Man!" written by Jack Oleck and drawn by Noly Zamora; 1 page DC Puzzle activity. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #279
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 279

    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. 1 page House of Mystery introduction starring Cain, Abel, Destiny, Mordred, Mildred, Cynthia, Madame Xanadu and Gregory the Gargoyle, script by Jack C. Harris, pencils by Romeo Tanghal. "His Brother's Keeper," script by Jack Oleck, pencils by Bernard Baily, inks by Wayne Howard; A deformed man seeks the black magic spell that will allow him to switch bodies with his handsome brother. "The Borrower" Hostess snack cakes ad with Wonder Woman. Cain's Game Room cartoon page, art by Kevin Woodcock. Detective Comics ad. "Trial By Fury!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Alex Saviuk; A witch survives the trial to prove her guilt and kills her accuser. "Every Shroud Has a Silver Lining," script by Mike W. Barr, art by Noly Zamora; Two werewolf hunters come to the town of Lode, Montana, with differing motives. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 85,569; Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 93,672. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #280
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 280

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 6 page story "Twice-Killed Corpse" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Rico Rival; 1 page Gregory the Gargoyle filler "Balloon Rides" drawn by Dave Manak; 4 page story "The Hungry Jaws of Death" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Val Mayerik & Danny Bulanadi; 5 page story "Flash of Fire" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Dick Ayers. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #281
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 281

    Cover by Jim Starlin. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 8 page story "Now Dying In This Corner" written by Arnold Drake and drawn by Joe Magpelo (as Joel P. Magpie'O); 1 page filler "Cain's Game Room" drawn by Dave Manak; 6 page story "Rampage" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Frank Redondo; 1 page filler "Cain's Game Room" by Dave Manak. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #282
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 282
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1497187019

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction starring Cain, Len Wein and Jack C. Harris, drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 7 page story "The Lady Killer Craves Blood!" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Jerry Talaoc; 2 page story "I'm Off To My Funeral" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Mar Amongo; 1 page story "Cain's Game Room" by Dave Manak; 6 page story "Some Place Where The Sun Don't Shine" written by Robert Ingersoll and drawn by Mike Sekowsky & John Celardo. Plus: 29 page Superman advertising insert for Radio Shack "The Computers That Saved Metropolis!", where Alec and Shanna use a pair of TRS-80 computers to help Superman stop Major Disaster after Superman's powers become difficult for him to control, written by Cary Bates and drawn by Jim Starlin & Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #283
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 283
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    • Paper: White
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    • Label #1497137006

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Len Wein and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 8 page story "One Last Beautiful Swindle!" written by Sheldon Mayer and drawn by Romeo Tanghal & John Celardo; 8 page story "Kill Me Gently!" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Alex Nino. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #284
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 284

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction drawn by Romeo Tanghal, with trophy heads of Len Wein, Jack C. Harris, Paul Levitz and Joe Orlando hanging on the wall; 7 page story "Ruby!" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Noly Zamora; 5 page story "The King And The Dragon!" written by Bud Simons and drawn by Keith GIffen & John Celardo; 6 page story "Friends To The End" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Jun LoFamia; 6 page story "Deadly Peril at 20,000" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Jess Jodloman. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #285
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 285

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Len Wein and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 7 page story "Cold Storage" written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by E.R. Cruz; 3 page story "Man Without Fear" written by Mike W. Barr and drawn by Ernie Patricio; 7 page story "Kill, Clown, Kill!" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Tenney Henson; 7 page story "Sound and Fury" written by Mike W. Barr and drawn by John Garcia. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #286
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 286

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    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 10 page story "The Long Arm of the Law" written by David Michelinie (as Barry Jameson) and drawn by Irwin Hasen & Danny Bulanadi; 5 page story "Slave of the Pharaoh" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Ernie Patricio; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler by Dave Manak; 8 page story "The Man Who Died Tomorrow" written by Carl Wessler and drawn by Lee Elias. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #287
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 287

    1 page House of Mystery introduction, script by Len Wein, pencils by Jerry Grandenetti, inks by Joe Orlando. "Silent Snow, Scarlet Snow," script by David Michelinie (as Barry Jameson), pencils by Nestor Redondo (layouts) and Edgar Bercasio (pencils), inks by Edgar Bercasio; Frank Egan and his co-workers at an Artic weather station are attacked by a vampire. "Forever Young," script by J. M. DeMatteis, art by E. R. Cruz; Edith Du Prey trades her immortal soul for regained youth. "Legend of the Lost," script by Jack Oleck, pencils by Alex Saviuk, inks by Bob Layton; Jurok and his spacemen arrive on Earth in a search for gold. Cain's Game Room cartoon page by Dave Manak. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #288
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 288

    Cover art by Michael W. Kaluta. "The Piper at the Gates of Hell," script by J.M. DeMatteis, art by Dan Spiegle; Adam Caufield rescues Simple Joe from the piper. "Open Season," script by Mike W. Barr, art by Jess Jodloman; Jim Trask has returned to take vengeance on the man who shot him and left him for dead. "Blood on the Sand," script by Wyatt Gwyon, art by Frank Redondo; Juan De Fiero, the bullfighter, fights a demonic bull. "When The Sea Gives Up Its Dead!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by E.R. Cruz; Liam Gallagher get his revenge on the man who killed him. "Do's and Don'ts of Monsters!" humor page by Dave Manak. The Flash Meets the Bureauc-Rat Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #289
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 289

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction drawn by Howard Bender & John Celardo; 6 page story "Brother Bobby's Home For Wayward Boys and Girls" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 6 page story "Farewell Performance" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Noly Zamora; 7 page story "The Comeback of David MacDannon" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Mar Amongo; 5 page story "The Legal Legacy" written by David Allikas and drawn by Fred Carillo. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #290
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 290

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    1st "I... Vampire!" Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Len Wein and drawn by Greg Curry; 10 page I... Vampire! story "I... Vampire!" starring Andrew Bennett (introduction), Deborah Dancer, Dmitri Mishkin and Mary Seward (flashback), written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Tom Sutton; 5 page story "An Exercise in Fear" written by Murray Boltinoff (as Bill Dennehy) and drawn by Ernie Chan; 7 page story "Special Defects" written by George Kashdan & Don Glut (story idea) and drawn by Ruben Yandoc; 1 page Cain's Game Room story by Dave Manak. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #291
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 291

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Len Wein and drawn by Don Newton & Joe Orlando; 8 page I... Vampire! story "Chapter Two: Night of the Living Undead!" written by J. M. DeMatteis and drawn by Tom Sutton; 6 page story "A Cardboard Hero" written by Joe Gill and drawn by Noly Zamora; 2 page House of Mystery story starring Cain and J. Clinton Dewey, written by Mike W. Barr and drawn by Romeo Tanghal & Kim DeMulder; 8 page story "The Seas Run Red!" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Dick Ayers & John Celardo. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #292
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 292

    1st Marc Silvestri work at DC. Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction starring Cain, Karen Berger and Len Wein, written by Karen Berger and drawn by Romeo Tanghal; 5 page story "...And Spoil the Child!" is written by Joey Cavalieri and drawn by Marc Silvestri & Tony DeZuniga; 8 page story "The Wendigo" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Ric Estrada; 10 page story "Hair Apparent!" written by Gerry Conway and drawn by Dan Spiegle; 1 page Cain's Game Room story by Dave Manak. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #293
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 293

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    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Larry Mahlstedt; 8 page story "Henson's Pooch" written by Gerry Conway and drawn by George Tuska & John Celardo; 6 page story "The Senior Sin!" written by Charlie Seeger and drawn by Tenny Henson; 10 page I... Vampire! story "Chapter Three: The Burning!" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Tom Sutton. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #294
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 294

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Adrian Gonzales; 8 page story "The Darkness!" written by Gerry Conway and drawn by Carmine Infantino & John Beatty; 8 page story "Old Haunts" written by Bruce Jones and drawn by Tom Yeates; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Dave Manak; 7 page story "Congratulations, Mr Bates -- It's a Warlock!" written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by George Tuska & Tony DeZuniga. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #295
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 295

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Adrian Gonzales; 10 page I... Vampire! story "Chapter 4: Mother Love/Mother Hate!" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Tom Sutton; 3 page story "Red or Blue?" written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Trevor von Eeden & Larry Mahlstedt; 3 page story "The Unveiling" written by Howie Post and drawn by Tenny Henson; 8 page story "A Louse Is Not A Home" written by Bruce Jones and drawn by Johnny Craig. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #296
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 296

    Cover by Carmine Infantino & Joe Orlando. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Rodin Rodriguez; 7 page story "Night Women" written by Gerry Conway and drawn by Carmine Infantino & John Celardo; 3 page story "Work For The Dying!" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Ron Randall & Tex Blaisdell; 6 page story "Killed In The Ratings" written by Paul Kupperberg and drawn by Fred Carillo; 8 page story "New Hope" written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Bob Hall & John Celardo. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #297
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 297

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Rodin Rodriguez; 10 page I... Vampire! story "Chapter Five: Zen Flesh! Zen Bones!" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Tom Sutton; 1 page Cain's Game Room story drawn by Dave Manak; 6 page story "Beat The Devil" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Fred Carillo; 9 page story "The Idol of Millions" written by Gerry Conway and drawn by Denys Cowan & Tony DeZuniga. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #298
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 298

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Rodin Rodriguez; 7 page story "Stalker on a Starless Night" written by Jack C. Harris and drawn by Tom Sutton; 6 page story "Even Dead Men Sing the Blues" written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Adrian Gonzales; 6 page story "All the Creature Comforts!" written by George Kashdan and drawn by Rico Rival; 7 page story "Fetched" written by Bruce Jones and drawn by Tor Infante. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #299
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 299

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Brozowski & Adrian Gonzales; 12 page I... Vampire! story "The Sun Also Burns" written by Bruce Jones and drawn by Tom Sutton; 5 page story "Think Like A Tiger" written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Jose Matucenio; 1 page Cain's Mail Room letters page includes a letter from Todd McFarlane; 6 page story "A Day Without Sunshine" written by Roger McKenzie and drawn by Dan Spiegle; 3 page story "Small Fry" written by Bill Kelley and drawn by Steve Bissette. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #300
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 300
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1497224002

    Cover by Mike Kaluta. Featuring: 1 page House of Mystery introduction written by Karen Berger and drawn by Joe Orlando; 7 page story "Dying by Degrees!" written by Len Wein and drawn by Gil Kane & Dan Adkins; 1 page Cain's Mail Room letters page includes letters from Todd McFarlane and T. M. Maple; 3 page story "Helping Hand!" written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Joe Staton & Bob Smith; 4 page story "Crash Dive!" written by Gerry Conway and drawn by Johnny Craig; 4 page House of Mystery story "Paper Girl!" starring Cain, Gregory the Gargoyle, Linda Rowley, Mishkin & Cohn (The Two-Headed Writer), Anabis and Norman, written by Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn and drawn by Adrian Gonzales & Larry Mahlstedt; 8 page story "Heaven's Above!" written by Bruce Jones & April Campbell and drawn by Dan Spiegle. Cover price $0.60.