House of Mystery #11

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1953
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/10278

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Grim Game of "Ghost" Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!" (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Deadly Game of G-H-O-S-T Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery; horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr

Synopsis

Murderer is driven to a confession by making him believe he’s being haunted by a ghost.

Notes

Cover story, though story title slightly different from version on cover.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Poor Pud..."

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]

Notes

Half page sequential panel art ad for Fleer's Dubble Bubble chewing gum.

Show/hide 5. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Notes

Includes a plug for The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Show/hide 6. Superstition and the Ladder! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Synopsis

Fear of walking under a ladder is explored.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. The Bewitched Clock! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #41 ([September 1961?])
The Bewitched Clock
 
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1969 series) #10 (November-December 1970)
The Bewitched Clock!

Synopsis

A man comes into possession of a magic clock and has to relive the same day for eternity.

Notes

First-person narrative.

Show/hide 9. The Demon Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery; horror-suspense

Credits

Art
Bob Brown

Synopsis

A genie appearing from a magic lamp is an actor in a luminous suit.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. The Terror of Taboo Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller]
Art
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Did tribal chiefs possess some secret power giving them power of life and death?

Show/hide 12. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Necco) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Necco
Show/hide 14. Nine Lives Equal Death! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan

Synopsis

George Crowley is granted the nine lives of a tiger he spares while on safari. He uses them up in criminal activities.

Show/hide 15. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 23005

Entry created

  • 18/09/2019

Cover added

  • 18/09/2019

Index completed

  • 18/09/2019