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House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) comic books graded by CBCS

  • Item #48351502
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #593968-008
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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "Swamp Thing," script by Len Wein, art by Berni Wrightson; Sometime in the last century, Alex Olsen and Damien Ridge had been best friends; However, they both vied for the affections of a woman named Linda. Linda eventually married Alex and Damien had to endure his heartache in the form of the supportive friend; But his desire for Linda overrode the bonds of friendship and he conspired to eliminate Alex; He sabotaged the equipment in Alex's lab causing an explosion that killed him; Keeping the knowledge hidden from Linda, Damien buried Alex's body in the swamp; Damien eventually married the widow Olsen and they lived together in an old Victorian plantation house; But Linda never recovered from Alex's death; As months passed, Damien began to suspect that Linda might soon learn the truth, so he prepared to kill her; But Alex had been resurrected as a swamp thing and broke into the house and killed Damien. "After I Die!", script by Jack Kirby and Mark Evanier, art by Bill Draut; A wealthy man named Maxwell James is obsessed with what happens after death; his obsession only grows stronger when he arrives at his wife's deathbed, and realizes that she sees something utterly horrifying in her final moments. "It's Better to Give," script by Mary Skrenes (as "Virgil North"), pencils by Alan Weiss, inks by Tony DeZuniga; A homeless man encounters a crying baby warlock in the town dump who is upset that he has broken his balloon. "Trick or Treat" two-page story, art by Dick Dillin. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

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  • Item #49922697
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
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    • Witnessed Sig: SERGIO ARAGONES on 6/16/2019.
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    Cover art by Mike Kaluta. "Make a Wish," script by Jack Oleck, art by E. R. Cruz; A lonely boy in an orphanage is taken to a psychiatrist after seeing and playing in a land of elves; The hypnosis removes his ability to enter the fantasy land and he is despondent. "The Loser," script by Jack Oleck, pencils by Quico Redondo, inks by Abe Ocampo; A man gloats over what he thinks is his wife's casket; His nagging wife listens to the ghost for a while and then cannot resist mocking him one final time to burst his bubble in thinking that he had actually pushed her down the stairs and got away with it. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. "A Lonely Monstrosity," script by John Albano, art by Nestor Redondo; A malformed building superintendent is targeted for his money by a tenant and her boyfriend, but things don't go as planned when the boyfriend swings an ax at the superintendent and ruptures a steam pipe onto the woman's face. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

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  • Item #49922698
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    • Label #76BF92-066
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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "Waiting... Waiting... Waiting...", script by Sheldon Mayer, art by Rico Rival; A gambler who gets involved with a scientific project to recreate Earth history in simulation hopes to view the winner of the next atomic war, but the lab is destroyed before he can learn of the victor. "No Bed of Roses," script by John Albano, art by Jack Sparling; A man frames another man so that he can marry his wife when he is sent to prison; In prison, the convicted man hangs himself and leaves a note that he hopes to reincarnate in order to seek revenge and get his wife back; He reincarnates into a gorilla and escapes the zoo to tear apart the man who married his wife. "The Village on the Edge of Forever," script by Steve Skeates, art by Alex Niño; After the radiation of a future war has destroyed humanity, a sole survivor builds lifelike robots for company; One of the machines, believing itself to be human, seeks out other humans and finds a girl under attack by mutants; He tries to save her and during the fight his arm is damaged and he realizes that he is a robot. Cain & Abel cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

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  • Item #49923311
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    Cover art by Jack Sparling. "Act III Eternity," script by George Kashdan, art by Jess Jodloman; A small town of psychopaths lure out to pasture actors to perform the role of a vampire being pursued which ends in the actor being staked for real. 2 Abel's Fables cartoon pages by Sergio Aragonés. "A New Kid on the Block," script by Maxene Fabe, art by Rico Rival; A young Egyptian boy attempts to befriend a local by showing him a fancy dagger that his uncle has warned him carries a curse upon it; The local kid wants to pawn it for cash, and the Egyptian reluctantly agrees, but the pawnshop owner cheats them. "The Ghost-Writer," script by Bill Riley, art by Gerry Talaoc; A writer who has been using another man to ghost write for him decides to murder him because he doesn't need him anymore; He pumps several bullets into him, but the man doesn't die, and he admits that he has been dead several years; He is a literal ghost writer. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

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  • Item #49923315
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    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. "An Eye for an Eye," script by Jack Oleck, art by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua); A Duke makes a bargain with a witch who demands a human sacrifice as payment in order to gain revenge against a hated rival after the Duke's wife leaves him; The witch summons demons in order to aid the Duke's men and they take the rival and a young boy whom the Duke assumes is the child his ex-wife gave the man when she died in childbirth. "Don't Cry for Uncle Malcolm," script by Gerry Boudreau, art by Alex Niño; A man's uncle dies and he and his sister drive up to attend the funeral, but the locals are hostile and refuse to give direction; When they finally locate the house, they realize that the uncle was a voodoo practitioner who used his powers to keep the locals in thrall. 2 Abel's Fables cartoon pages by Sergio Aragonés. "Revenge for the Deadly Dummy!", script by Steve Skeates, art by Alfredo Alcala; A wooden dummy picks itself up and heads out of the garbage dump seeking revenge on its master for tossing him aside after twelve years of faithful service so he could become a standup comedian. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

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  • Item #49923317
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    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. "To Never Grow Old," script by Mary Skrenes (as "Virgil North"), art by Tony DeZuniga; A scientist gets revenge on a partner for cheating him out of the profits of a rejuvenation machine by reverting him to an infant's body forever. "The Right Demon Could Do It!", script by Sheldon Mayer, pencils by Paul Kirchner, inks by Tex Blaisdell; A crabby man wishes tortures on all who annoy him and a demon records all of his wishes until it finally appears before him and offers him a wish; The demon suggests a promotion at work, but the man turns that down as he knows he'd still be working for his boss that he doesn't like; The demon suggests marrying his supervisor's attractive secretary. "The Lion's Share," script by Steve Skeates, art by Alfredo Alcala; A hunter in Africa uses dogs to finish off a wounded lion that the natives regard highly; To get their revenge, they toss a voodoo doll of the hunter to the dogs and release them so that the dogs tear apart the hunter as they did the doll. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

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