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  • Issue #51
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 51

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    Featuring: "The Man on Disaster Hill" drawn by Ruben Moreira; "Cry, Clown, Cry" drawn by Bill Ely; Mark Merlin in "The Mystery of the Stolen Creature" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #52
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 52

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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Alien Trap That Backfired!", art by Howard Purcell; Three men on a hunting trip encounter alien invaders. Giant Batman Collection ad. "The Secret of the Happy Pig!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman; Peter tells Mervin that the secret of really being happy is just to be yourself rather than trying to be like everyone else. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Curse of the Kung Lo Diamond," art by Howard Sherman; A cursed diamond is cut up into smaller diamonds and appears to be spreading the curse all over town. One-page Doctor Rocket story by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for the fourth Superman Annual. "Mystery of the Disappearing Islands" text story. "The Guardian Lion-Man," script by Jack Miller, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; The nation of San Morro has been free of crime for centuries through the supernatural protection of El Leone, the Lion-Man; When Mark Merlin comes to San Morro to investigate the legend, he is tricked by Count Tassini into revealing how El Leone can be overcome so that the count can steal the country's crown jewels. Aquaman ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #53
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 53

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    "The Secret Seven of Staleyville," "The Creatures That Changed the Future" (art by Howard Purcell), and "Mark Merlin's Giant Double." Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 205,000. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #54
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 54

    Featuring: "The Tapestry of Doom" drawn by Ruben Moreira; "Ruse of the Thought Thief" drawn by George Roussos; Mark Merlin in "Volunteer for Disaster" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Plus, the text article "The Day the Earth Stops Spinning." Also, gag tales by Henry Boltinoff. Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #55
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 55
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    Cover art by Mort Meskin. "The Menace of the Magic Metal," art by Howard Sherman; A sculptor's unique creations come to life and threaten the men that they are modeled on. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Superman Says... Be a Good Citizen!, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Superman teaches two kids about picking up their toys and not littering. Batman and Robin ad. Lois Lane ad. "The Battle of the Titans," script by Jack Miller, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A rampaging crystalline creature can only be stopped by the Professor's giant robot. Superman ad. "The Remote-Controlled Man," art by Howard Purcell; An astronaut returns from space and believes that he is now being controlled by aliens. Amazing Ratios science cartoon, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #56
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 56

    Cover pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. "The Secret of the Spectral Crimes," script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Mark and Elsa try to solve the mystery of three crimes seemingly committed by ghosts from the past. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. Superman ad. "Prisoner of the Sub-Microscopic World!", art by Lee Elias; Roger Manfried is exposed to a mysterious gas that causes him to shrink into a microscopic world, where he helps the people there to fight a giant monster. "Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Wolfie learns a lesson about playing pranks while swimming. Brief biography of artist Lee Elias. "The Tiger-Man of the Desert," art by Howard Purcell; Harry Judson travels to the distant city of Majpol to find his missing cousin and is changed into a tiger-man by a magic amulet. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #57
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 57
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    Cover pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. "The Invader from the Shadow World," art by Mort Meskin; Mark Merlin's shadow becomes possessed by a being from another dimension, separates itself from Mark, and then goes on a rampage. One-page The Magic Genie story by Henry Boltinoff. Batman ad. "25 Cents to Nowhere," art by Howard Purcell; Four people on a roller coaster are transported to another world and each must display an individual talent to find the way home. 2/3-page "The Mysterious Painting!" story, art by Morris Waldinger. "The Spectral Sniper in Kronen Castle," art by Bill Ely; During World War II, Private Curt Vogel's life is saved when he miraculously finds a spare bullet; Years later, the man who provided the bullet demands a favor in return. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #58
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 58

    Cover pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. "Trial by Fire," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Mark Merlin relates the story of his first case: how he solved the murder of his father, a stage magician. "Touchdown for Picasso!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Stan is surprised to learn that his favorite football player also enjoys the fine arts. Ads for Superman, Batman and Robin, and Strange Sports Stories. One-page The Magic Genie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Time Bomb from 1500 A.D.", art by Paul Parker; Journalist Hal Breese discovers a buried weapon invented by Leonardo da Vinci, but it is stolen and he must find a way to keep it from being used against the world. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer comic book ad. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Letter from fanzine publisher Ronn Foss. "The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron," art by Lee Elias; A witch's cauldron that brings its owner fame, fortune, and long life passes from owner to owner. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #59
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 59

    Mark Merlin stars in "The Demon Spirit That Invaded Mark Merlin" (art by Mort Meskin). Also in this issue: "Beware the 13th Guest" and "The Keeper of the Killer Clocks." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #60
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 60

    Cover pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. "Countdown on Excellence" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry's dad explains what would happen if people had sloppy work habits. "Captive of the Cat Curse," script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Mark Merlin accidentally uses a mystical charm to transfer his consciousness into the body of a black cat, which helps him expose a sinister plot. Strange Sports Stories ad. "The Box of Four Fears," art by Bill Ely; Four tourists pool their funds to buy a strange sealed box, but it turns out to be a plan to trap one of them into a murder confession. Metal Men ad. "The Terrible Prophecies of the Tattooed Man," art by Paul Parker; A circus performer's tattoos seem to change shape and predict catastrophe. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #61
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 61
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    Cover art by Lee Elias. "Doctor-7, King of the Supernatural," art by Mort Meskin; Doctor-7 finds a way to hypnotize Mark Merlin into stealing the ingredients he needs for his magic potions, but he is eventually outwitted by Merlin. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin ad. "A Tree Grows on Second Street!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; The Badger Club learns about the rules for planting trees along the streets in their town. "Eclipso, the Genius Who Fought Himself," script by Bob Haney, art by Lee Elias; Bruce Gordon becomes Eclipso for the first time, destroying Solar City, and with the help of Professor Bennett, discovers explains how he was transformed into Eclipso during a solar eclipse. Brief biography of artist Lee Elias. 2/3-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #62
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 62

    Cover pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Three Faces of Fear," art by Mort Meskin; Mark Merlin is transformed into a spirit by three ghosts who need his help to move on to the next plane of existence. Silver Anniversary of Superman ad. Batman and Robin ad. "Door of No Return," script by Murray Boltinoff, art by George Roussos; Don Miguel learns a valuable lesson after he tries to cheat a poor village out of a magical artifact which nearly traps him in another dimension. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Duel of the Divided Man," script by Bob Haney, art by Lee Elias; Bruce Gordon and Profesor Bennett go into orbit in an experimental space capsule. When it looks like Eclipso could take over Gordon permanently, Gordon tries to sacrifice himself. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #63
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 63

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Your United Nations at Work" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon; She then is able to diagnose the bubonic plague in her home village. "The Nest of Fear!", script by Arnold Drake, art by Mort Meskin; Mark and Elsa discover a cave that contains legendary creatures such as the roc and the kraken, and they must defeat the creatures when they escape. 2/3-page Peter Puptent Explorer story by Henry Boltinoff. Doom Patrol ad. "Secret Locked in the Ice," pencils by Gene Colan; A thief returns to the Alps to recover a stolen treasure previously lost there but the search ends in his death. The Flash ad. 2/3-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. Tomahawk ad. "Eclipso's Amazing Ally!", script by Bob Haney, art by Alex Toth; Eclipso builds a robot Eclipso to fool Bruce Gordon but when the robot Eclipso traps Bruce and Professor Bennett and tries to kill them, Eclipso must help them escape. Ad for Green Arrow and Manhunter from Mars. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #64
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 64

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "The Threat of the Horrible Hex," script by Arnold Drake, art by Mort Meskin; Mark and Elsa travel to central Pennsylvania to help a young woman escape from a curse on her family from the days of the colonial witch trials. Ad for Aquaman and Hawkman. Superman ad. Batman and Robin ad. 2/3-page The Great Houdini bio, art by Henry Boltinoff. "Hideout on Fear Island," script by Bob Haney, art by Alex Toth; Professor Bennett is accused of using a rapid-grow plant experiment by a small South-American country and destroying a village. Doom Patrol ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #65
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 65

    Cover art by Bob Brown. "The Sinister Skull of Doctor-7," script by Arnold Drake, art by Mort Meskin; Doctor-7 escapes from prison and disguises himself as a fake phrenologist to lure Mark Merlin into a trap. Ad for Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales. 2/3-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Man Who Destroyed Eclipso," script by Bob Haney, art by Alex Toth; Mona discovers that her boyfriend, Bruce Gordon, is actually Eclipso; Bruce decides to meet an old friend, Judson Randall, and he finds him apparently imprisoned within a luminous blob; He allows Judson to try to cure him of Eclipso; Eclipso is released, but he is now under Judson's control. Doom Patrol ad. "Give and Take" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them so they can be donated to charity. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #66
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 66
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Man Who Played Sorcerer!", script by Arnold Drake, art by Mort Meskin; When amateur magician Hubert Hartley accidentally acquires Mark Merlin's suitcase after a flight, he causes chaos with the magical artifacts he finds inside. "Names Do Hurt!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; You shouldn't make fun of people. World of the Weird article; Halloween stems directly from a Druidic festival. "The Two Faces of Doom!", script by Bob Haney, art by Alex Toth; Bruce Gordon develops an ultra-violet ray gun to try to make Eclipso into a force for good; A meteor crashes to the ground and a space-creature is released that gives Eclipso new powers. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #67
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 67

    Cover inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Doctor-7's Supernatural Ally," script by Arnold Drake, art by Mort Meskin; Doctor-7 steals various ingredients he needs to perform a spell that will summon the Morloo, a giant supernatural monster of great power. "Learn from Your Hobbies!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jim learns that people's hobbies can help them in their school work and can be interesting, too. Superboy Annual ad. 2/3-page Peter Puptent, Explorer story by Henry Boltinoff. "Challenge of the Split-Man!", script by Bob Haney, art by Alex Toth; Eclipso strands Gordon and the Bennets on a deserted island and takes control of Gordon's robot ROGER; Gordon and the Bennets are rescued and arrive in time to stop Eclipso. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #68
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 68

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Eclipso's Deadly Doubles!!", script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Bruce Gordon and Professer Bennet try to trap Eclipso in another dimension to rid the world of his evil. "The Return of the Morloo," script by Arnold Drake, art by Mort Meskin; Doctor-7 escapes from jail and immediately conjures up the deadly Morloo again, so Mark Merlin calls on a Morloo of his own from the same dimension to even the odds. Half-page Peter Puptent, Explorer story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #69
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 69

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Wanted Eclipso Dead or Alive!", script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Mike Cooper, a British secret agent, enlists Bruce Gordon to help him track down and stop Eclipso from kidnapping the Premier of a small country. 2/3-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Kill the Giant Cat!", script by Bob Haney, art by Mort Meskin; The Mongoose uses potions and gasses derived from snake venom that cause weird transformations. "Honesty Is the Best Policy!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Three boys learn a lesson when they reluctantly return a lost wallet to its owner. The Flash ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #70
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 70

    Cover art by Jack Sparling. "Salute to Courage" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; commemoration of President John F. Kennedy. "The Demons from the Doorway of Doom," script by Bob Haney, art by Mort Meskin; Mark and Elsa investigate the newly-formed Occult Club and discover a menacing enchantment that has been accidentally released. Superman Annual ad. "Bruce Gordon, Eclipso's Ally!", script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; While in a small South American country, Bruce Gordon gets amnesia and begins helping Eclipso to overthrow the government. 25 Years of Batman ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #71
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 71

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Trial of Eclipso," script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Eclipso is captured by police and Bruce Gordon is asked to testify against him; Eclipso blackmails Gordon to keep him from testifying. Secret Origins ad. Half-page Willy and Dilly story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Giant Who Once Ruled Earth," script by Bob Haney, art by Mort Meskin; Mark thinks he has done his work when he exposes a hoax, but then the same supernatural menace appears again, and this time it's genuine. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #72
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 72

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "What's Wrong with These Pictures?" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; a quiz on general manners and safety information for children. "The Revolt of the Morloo," script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; Doctor-7 unleashes the Morloo again and escapes from prison, but Mark Merlin tricks him into believing that the Morloo is no longer under his control. Superman ad. 2/3-page Peter Puptent Explorer story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Moonstone People," script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Gordon, Mona and the Professor go to "Lost Man's Island" in search of the legendary Moonstone, in hopes that it can help them stop Eclipso. Superboy ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #73
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 73

    Cover art by Jack Sparling. "The Death of Mark Merlin," script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; The Gargoyle banishes Mark Merlin to the dimension of Ra, where Merlin gains great magical power, but only if he returns to Earth in the body of Prince Ra-Man. "Binky Shows How to Make New Friends!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner; Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested. Teen Titans ad. "Eclipso Battles the Sea Titan," script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Bruce accidentally releases the Sea Titan from the bottom of the ocean; Eclipso must team up with Bruce to help stop the Sea Titan. Batman and Robin ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #74
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 74
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    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "The Negative Eclipso" Part 1, script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Bruce Gordon accidentally creates a "negative" Eclipso. "Nature's Bill of Rights," script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman; Includes an excerpt from an 1869 Massachusetts Board of Health document. 2/3-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Negative Eclipso" Part 2, script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Bruce Gordon manages to turn himself into a "good" Eclipso so he can defeat the Negative Eclipso. "Wizard of 1,000 Moods!", script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; Prince Ra-Man fights Zandor Caldoz, a villain with the power to control emotions. Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane ad. Enemy Ace ad. Ad for Starman and Black Canary. Half-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #75
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 75
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    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "Eclipso Must Die!", script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; The Syndicate sends a man with a special suit to kill Eclipso; Little does this man know but the "secret weapon" built into the suit is a bomb that will kill him along with Eclipso. "The Hip Way to Learn!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Public service message teaching kids how to study. Justice League of America ad. "Challenge of the Heap!", script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; Escaped convict Karl Varner is mysteriously transformed into the Heap, a super-strong creature that Prince Ra-Man must stop. Bob Hope comic book ad. 2/3-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. Sgt Rock ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 76

    Cover art by Jack Sparling. "The Magic Card!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; A group of kids discover the library. "Helio, the Sun Demon!" Part 1, script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Eclipso creates the sun-being Helio and they steal a space platform from the military for their plan to rule the world; Bruce Gordon manages to return Eclipso to his body, but Helio is still on the loose. Superman ad. Dial H for Hero ad. World of the Weird text article about The Magic of Solomon. "Helio, the Sun Demon!" Part 2, script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; Helio changes Bruce Gordon back into Eclipso to continue their plot to rule the world; Prince Ra-Man, with the help of Mona and Professor Bennet manage to destroy Helio and return Eclipso to Bruce Gordon once again. The Spectre ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #77
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 77

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem. "The Moon Creatures," script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Eclipso creates a pair of "Moonlings" to help him capture Bruce Gordon and his friends; Bruce escapes and must trick Eclipso into destroying the Moonlings. Supergirl ad. The Spectre ad. "Seven Circles of Evil!", script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; Prince Ra-Man faces three magical terrors from another dimension. Teen Titans ad. Batman ad with the Riddler. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #78
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 78

    Cover art by Jack Sparling. Watch Superman on Television ad. "Lord Leopard," script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; Whitney Hargrave, an amateur occultist, is embarrassed when he challenges Prince Ra-Man to a contest of magical skill and is defeated; He conjures up Lord Leopard, an evil African deity, but is unable to control him. "Health Myths Debunked!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster? Superboy ad. "Monster Eclipso," script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Eclipso turns into a "Monster Eclipso" and tries to steal the treasure of Stonehenge. 2/3-page The Magic Genie story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #79
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 79
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    Cover art by Jack Sparling. Superboy ad. "The Master of Yesterday and Tomorrow!" Part 1, script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Eclipso steals the Circlet of Circe which gives him the ablity to see into the future; Prince Ra-Man tries unsuccessfully to stop him; Bruce Gordon, along with Mona and Professor Bennet are also trying to track down Eclipso. "Natural Beauty--Everybody's Fight" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff; excerpts from a speech by President Lyndon Johnson regarding the preservation of nature. "The Master of Yesterday and Tomorrow!" Part 2, script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; When Eclipso's Solaroid Robot goes out of control he must help Prince Ra-Man to stop its rampage before Bruce Gordon is injured. Batman and Robin ad. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 194,531; Actual number of copies sold for issue nearest filing date: 206,598. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #80
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 80

    Last 12-cent cover. Cover art by Jack Sparling. "The Death of the Six-Sided Sun," script by Bob Haney, art by Bernard Baily; Ra-Man battles Gorgak the Forerunner, an advance scout for an alien invasion. "The Giant Eclipso!", script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Sparling; Bruce Gordon builds a giant Eclipso replica in hopes of using it to stop the real Eclipso, but soon Eclipso gains control over the giant version and uses it to try to take over a small South American village. Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen ad. Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane ad. Blackhawk ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #81
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 81
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    First 15-cent cover. First appearance of Abel. Abel acts as a storyteller and host of the series, as well as the caretaker of the House of Secrets. Cover art by Neal Adams. "Don't Move It!", script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Jerry Grandenetti, inks by George Roussos; This story provides the background of the House of Secrets, who built it and its history, and leads into the next story which talks about Abel's taking possession of it. "House of Secrets," art by Bill Draut; A realty agent helps Abel move into the House of Secrets where Abel bumps into Cain; When Cain asks Abel who he is talking to, Abel indicates the realty agent who dissipates into a spirit which merges into the House of Secrets. "Burn This House!" text story. "Aaron Philips' Photo Finish!", script by Gerry Conway, art by Jack Sparling; Abel tells Cain a story about a photographer who takes blackmail photos being sent out to photograph the House of Secrets, but the house swallows him up, leaving only a photograph of the man's shocked expression as the only evidence he was ever inside. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #82
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 82

    Cover art by Neal Adams. "Realler Than Real," inks by Vince Colletta; An obnoxious film producer gets his just rewards when he is slain by an arrow shot from a screening room projection screen. "His Last Resting Place!" text story. "Sudden Madness," inks by Dick Giordano; Aliens disperse puzzle boxes across Earth which produce violent psychosis in those who attempt to solve them so they can take over easily. "The Little Old Winemaker," art by Jack Sparling; A man builds a water-tight wine cellar while plotting to kill his nephew, and the nephew obliges by smashing open the wine casks obsessed with the idea the man has killed his wife and hidden her body inside one of them. "The One and Only, Fully Guaranteed, Super-Permanent, 100%?", script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Neal Adams; Henpecked Stanley Landman mail-orders the answer to his problems. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #83
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 83

    Cover art by Gray Morrow. "The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of," script by Marv Wolfman, art by Alex Toth; A man must choose between living in this world or a dream world. "Bigger Than a Breadbox, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Once Upon a Time in a Mystery Book" article. "The House of Endless Years," script by Gerry Conway (as Gerard Conway), art by Bill Draut; Two girls, Judy and Peggy, in search of Peggy's lost brother Neal, enter an old house where lives an old hag who warns them to leave for their own good; They don't and find out that the evil house drains the life from those in it by leeching on their fear of death, condemning them to an endless eternity. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #84
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 84

    Cover art by Neal Adams. "If I Had But World Enough and Time," script by Len Wein, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Mike Peppe; Marvin literally lives through his television shows. "Double or Nothing," script by Marv Wolfman, art by Sid Greene; Harvey Franklyn has a system to beat Clifford King at every type of gambling game. "The Unbelievable! The Unexplained!", script by Steve Skeates, pencils by Jack Sparling, inks by Jack Abel; A woman wants to put her catatonic uncle into a home to claim his estate until she falls victim to the same malady. "If I Should Die Before I Wake," script by Len Wein, art by Jack Sparling; A man tries to run away from his dreams, but can't stay awake. 2-page epilogue with Abel, script by Gerry Conway, art by Bill Draut. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #85
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 85

    Cover art by Neal Adams. "People Who Live in Glass Houses," script by Len Wein, art by Don Heck; A sorcerer acquires a magic mirror that he can enter once a year, and standing before it on the inside, it absorbs a year's worth of time; The man is 100 years ago, but possessed of the body of a younger man; Three boys come across the mirror and stumble into it, interrupting him; He threatens to lock them away inside the mirror so that they can tell no one his secret, but one of the boys snatches his magic stone and they escape into the physical world. "Reggie Rabbit, Heathcliffe Hog, Archibald Aardvark, J. Benson Babboon and Bertram, the Dancing Frog" 2-page story, script by Len Wein, art by Ralph Reese. Letters section includes a humorous letter to editor Dick Giordano purportedly by Neal Adams. "House of Wacks" one-page story, script and art by John Costanza. "Second Choice," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Neal Adams; Abel tells a story with two endings about a hero who travels to Stonehenge to battle an evil wizard powered with a star gem; When he arrives at Stonehenge a warlock intercepts him and the hero explains what he is doing there and the warlock offers to battle the evil wizard with spells; The hero offers the warlock his sword and stands on the sidelines as the warlock defeats the evil wizard; Abel wonders what would have happened if the hero had used his sword against the evil wizard and tells this version of the story; The hero confronts the wizard but the wizard uses a spell to dissolve his sword. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #86
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 86

    Cover art by Neal Adams. "Strain," script by Steve Skeates, art by George Tuska; A man is drawn to his death by piano music played by the wife he killed. "The Golden Tower of the Sun" text story by Gerry Conway, art by Gray Morrow; A band member takes revenge on the rest of the band after they kill him to get him out of the group. "The Ballad of Little Joe," script by Gerry Conway, art by Bill Draut (as Big Bad Bill); A beloved ventriloquist's dummy is turned into a real boy by aliens to act as their spy on Earth, but he reveals their plans to his master then sacrifices himself to save the old man. 2-page The Day After Doomsday story, art by Jack Sparling; Adam and Gertrude meet in the ruins of New York City. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #87
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 87

    Cover art by Neal Adams. "Death Has Marble Lips!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; A sculptor offers to barter his soul to Satan if his latest beautiful creation can take the form of a living woman, and it happens, but she doesn't know that her kiss is cursed and it turns the artist to stone. "The Man," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A woman falls in love with a man who turns out to be a robot. "The Coming of Ghaglan," script by Raymond Marais, art by Mike Kaluta; Archaeologists find an Egyptian scroll that can be used to raise the dead to wipe out humanity, but they lose it to someone who has been seeking it for quite a long time. Letter from writer Alan Brennert. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #88
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 88
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    Painted cover art by Neal Adams. "The Morning Ghost," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Frank Giacoia; A man meets a woman on the run from the ghosts of her dead family who want her to join them; He tries to convince her there are no ghosts by bringing her back to the house where they died in a fire, but she reveals to him that there were no survivors and she too is a ghost. "Eyesore!", script by Gerry Conway, art by Bill Draut (as Wild Bill); A blind store owner begins to suspect an acquaintance of wanting to kill him and take over the business, so when the man tells him that he's got something for him in the closet, the blind man sneaks up behind him and kills him by striking him with his cane; The blind man hears sounds like something moving and thinks perhaps the man isn't dead and is coming for revenge. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #89
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 89

    Cover art by Gray Morrow. "Where Dead Men Walk!", art by Gray Morrow; Philip and Anne inherit the Hastings Castle, and plan to move there; But the place seems haunted, and Jamieson helps them escape and burn down the Castle--or so it seems. "A Taste of Dark Fire!", script by Gerry Conway, art by Don Heck; A Christian and Jew battle the forces of evil together as they fear that an acquaintance has been possessed by the Devil; The Christian's housekeeper attempts to sow distrust for the Jew, but he isn't having any of it; She convinces him to allow her to accompany the two of them to the suspected man's house, but no further; They give her instructions to seek the police if they don't return in an hour and then enter the house; Once inside, the encounter the man who has indeed become a devil worshiper and begin a mystic battle. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #90
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 90
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    Cover art by Neal Adams. "The Distant Dome," script by Steve Skeates, art by George Tuska; In the future, the remaining humans that live on Earth survive under domes due to pollution. "The Symbionts," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Neal Adams; A man is left on a prison planet for ten years and when his sentence is up the computer that was assigned to keep him alive tells him it loves him and doesn't want to let him go; Since the men who have come to pick him up have brought a female prisoner to leave behind, the computer absorbs the man and adopts his personality to care for the woman. "Jedediah," script by Mike Friedrich, art by Gray Morrow; A prophet of God feels the call to preach on a planet that has no fear of death, but when he arrives he is told no one will listen to him since they discovered a substance they call Char-ite which they mine; The prophet wishes to see the mines and is warned they are dangerous, but he disregards the warning; When he enters the mine, a blast is set off and he is killed, but finds himself conversing with one of the locals. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #91
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 91
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    Cover art by Neal Adams. "The Eagle's Talon!", pencils by Jerry Grandenetti, inks by Wally Wood; A dictator cuts the claw-like hand off a revolutionary who lays a curse on him that he will die in a cage; The dictator orders his guards to kill all the eagles in the land but dies anyway when he becomes trapped in his villa's elevator. "Please, Don't Cry, Johnny!", art by Sam Glanzman; A child born bald acts out in school so his teacher takes him home one day in order to speak with his father who appears to be Humpty Dumpty. "There Are Two of Me...and One Must Die!", art by Murphy Anderson; Marshall Perkins splits into two copies of himself--one good, one evil; It is up to his son to determine which is which. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #92
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 92
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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 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #93
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 93
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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "Lonely in Death!", script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; At first circumstances in an old house lead a young woman to believe her recently deceased mother is attempting to kill her in order to have company in the afterlife, but then the resentful brother is revealed as the cause of the near fatal mishaps; He attempts to stab his sister with a spear, but falls out a window to his death when startled by something the woman takes to be her mother's ghost protecting her, not attempting to kill her as she mistakenly previously believed. Abel's Fables from the House of Secrets cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. "The Curse of the Cat's Cradle," art by Alex Toth; A Guatemalan plantation manager and his underling discover a giant creature trapped inside a patch of quicksand; The giant spells out a message for them by way of a cat's cradle of vines. "Nightmare," art by Jack Abel. "The Beast from the Box," art by Nick Cardy. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Lore Shoberg. "Never Kill a Witch's Son!", script by John Albano, art by Tony DeZuniga; Ken Rawson's niece and her husband kill Rawson, but Rawson's mother takes her revenge. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #94
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 94
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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "The Man with My Face," art by Jack Sparling; A gambler agrees to switch bodies with a mysterious stranger in exchange for a lucky silver dollar which allows him to never lose a bet. "Hyde--and Go Seek!", script by Len Wein, art by Tony DeZuniga; A henpecked police officer is shocked to find out his best friend was searching for a cure for drug addiction and developed a serum that transformed him into a strangler that choose his victims among girls who reminded him of his wife who left him. "The Day Nobody Died," art by George Roussos; A man is certain no one will die today because he is Death and it's his day off. "Track of the Invisible Beast," art by Alex Toth. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Sergio Aragones. "A Bottle of Incense.. A Whiff of the Past!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Alan Weiss, inks by Bernie Wrightson and Alan Weiss; An old woman who lost a man she fancied in an auto accident fifty years ago uses an occult ritual to return him to her, but he returns as a hungry zombie who devours her. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #95
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 95

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. "Creature...", script by John Albano, art by Don Heck; The lonely genius child of a surgeon puts together a patchwork playmate out of the cast off parts from his father's anatomy experiments. Abel's Fables from the House of Secrets cartoon page by Lore Shoberg. "And Things That Go Bump in the Night!", script by Len Wein; A ghost shows up when a couple calls for an exorcist to rid their house of a poltergeist; After successfully getting rid of the poltergeist the ghost tells the couple that he was glad to do it since the poltergeists give the rest of the ghosts a bad name. The Day After Doomsday one-page story, script by Len Wein, art by Jack Sparling. "The Last Sorcerer," art by Bernard Baily; Manfrey's stage magic is so remarkable because it is real magic; But in order that he not be forced to use his abilities for evil, he wills them away. "The Phantom of the Flames!", art by Joe Maneely. "The Bride of Death," script by Jack Oleck, art by Nestor Redondo; An old man tortures witches during the Spanish Inquisition for the secret of youth but they all go to their deaths cursing him that there is no such spell; One evening while busting up a witch coven he sees a young girl he becomes infatuated with; Satan appears and offers him the girl and one hundred years of youth in exchange for his soul. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #96
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 96
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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "World for a Witch," script by Jack Oleck, art by Bill Draut; A witch runs an orphanage who uses a spell to escape into a wall painting of a beautiful countryside but is observed by the children spying on her; She beats one of the girls to death and attempts to flee justice, unaware that one of the other kids has swapped the painting in her office with a painting of Hell. "The Great Dimensional Brain Swap," art by Alex Toth. "Be It Ever So Humble," script by Len Wein, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Jack Abel; A couple builds a house on a plot of land where a plantation used to stand but burned down and the owner's ghost stills haunts the land; After the couple's house is built the ghost is dissatisfied and starts adding on rooms; This annoys the husband because the couple think the additions are tacky, which annoys the ghost, but he doesn't want to leave because all their money is tied up in the house. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Sergio Aragones. "The Monster," script by Jack Oleck, art by Wally Wood; A boy born as a freak invents a consistent psychosis where he sees himself as normal and all the normal people as freaks; He attempts to elude sedition by the medical staff and escape the hospital but eventually he falls asleep and is captured. "The Indestructible Man," art by Bill Ely; A man is safe from all harm and can commit any crime as long as he wears a special glove covering his vulnerable spot; But when he dips his hand in what he thinks is ink, but is really poison, he is struck dead. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #97
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 97
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    Painted cover by Jack Sparling. "The Curse of Morby Castle," art by Jack Sparling; Lance Cauldan plans to scare his new wife to death, but his aide-de-camp has her own plans. "Divide and Murder," script and Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; John isn't worried about being exposed for taking kickbacks because he can separate his spirit from his body and murder his accuser; But he doesn't count on his victim entering his body and filing a full confession the next time he vacates his form. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. "The Tomb of Ramfis" hosted by Abel, art by John Prentice. 2-page The Day After Doomsday story, script by Len Wein, art by Jack Sparling; Adam and Gertrude find a flower, then a wall falls and crushes them. "Dead Man's Diary," art by Ralph Mayo; Conrad Crane enters J. B. Dales' employ as food-taster, but Crane intends that Dales die not from poisoning, but from starvation, as Crane's father did. "Domain of the Damned!", art by Jose Delbo; Dan Walker washes ashore a tropical island filled with people he thinks look like freaks; He successfully escapes, but not without a significant change to his own appearance. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #98
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 98

    Cover art by Mike Kaluta. "Born Losers," script by John Albano, art by Mike Kaluta; A scientist gives Rapp Rankin a boost of strength, but there are side-effects. "The Secret Hero of Center City" hosted by Abel, art by Alex Toth. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. "The Night Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Mike Roy, inks by Mike Peppe (as Mike Pepe); Silas Horn grabs the first train out of town after killing his business partner; Too bad it's the Hades Express. Letter from comics writer Mark Waid. "The Fatal Superstition," art by John Prentice; Burt Roman kills his partner Ed Huggins and blames it on an invented superstition about polka-dot kerchiefs, but the kerchiefs return to extract their own justice. "Happy Birthday, Herman!", art by Adolfo Buylla; Herman kills his wife Martha and buries her in the cellar, but her birthday surprise exposes his crime. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #99
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 99
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    Cover art by Mike Kaluta. "Beyond His Imagination," script by Bill Meredith, art by Nestor Redondo; An artist seeks inspiration from a Gypsy séance, but when he threatens the old woman, he finds himself face-to-face with her in limbo after her heart gave out and she was his spirit's link back to the world of the living. "Beat the Devil," script by Jack Oleck, pencils by Jack Katz, inks by Tony DeZuniga; A thief robs a church of its poor box and when a priest attempts to stop him, the thief stabs him; That night he dreams the priest visits him and begs him to repent, but the thief claims that while he lives he can always repent at a later time; During a robbery, the police put a bullet into him and he makes his escape into the catacombs where he meets up with Satan. "Goodbye, Nancy," script by John Albano, pencils by Vic Catan and Frank Redondo, inks by Abe Ocampo; The lonely ghost of a dead girl attempts to kill off her little playmate so that she can have his company, but when the boy's father learns from her parents that she has died, he demands that the spirit depart and have no more dealings with his son. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #100
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 100
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    Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. "Round-Trip Ticket," script by Lore Shoberg, art by Tom Palmer; A man learns astral projection and uses it to cheat on his wife, but she gets even with him by having his body buried since there are no detectable life signs. Cain & Abel cartoon page by Sergio Aragonés. "The Man Who Stopped Time!", script by Jack Oleck, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Tony DeZuniga; A man escapes his execution and wanders onto the Alamogordo testing site in 1945; He believes in his own superiority to others so much that when he wishes for time to stop, and sees the unmoving dummies in the test ground houses, he mistakes them for real people and thinks that he has stopped time by the power of his mind. Abel's Fables cartoon page by Lore Shoberg. "Rest in Peace," script by Jack Oleck, art by Alfredo Alcala; A fat plantation owner in Haiti uses drugs to rob a chef of his will and force him to work for him; His obese master hates movement above all things so that when he finally dies of a heart attack, the chef gets his revenge by replacing the sands of an hourglass with his ashes. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.