House of Mystery #51

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1956
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
Branding
DC: Superman National Comics
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12851

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Second Death of Abraham Lincoln! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Man Who Stole Teardrops Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([June 1957?])
The Man Who Stole Teardrops
Printed in
Century, The 100 Page Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1956 series) #13 ([June 1957] ?)
Show/hide 3. A New Star (Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners

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Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 4. Binky Presents "Pioneers of 1976!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 5. The Sea Witch Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #18 ([September 1956])
The Sea Witch
Printed in
My Greatest Adventure (K. G. Murray, 1955 series) #18 ([September 1956])
Show/hide 6. Untitled (DeLuxe Photo Service) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
DeLuxe Photo Service

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Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 7. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

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Text
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Show/hide 8. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"Aha - I see you will meet a man soon..."

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

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Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #93 ([November 1956?])
Untitled
 
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-13 (September-October 1970)
"Aha - I see you will meet a man soon..."
Printed in
Colossal Comic (K. G. Murray, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965])
 
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #127 (February 1959)
Show/hide 9. The Fireworks of Prophecy Comic story, 6 pages

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Writing
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Text
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Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #6 ([March 1957?])
The Fireworks of Prophecy
Printed in
The Hundred Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1956 series) #6 ([March 1957])
Show/hide 10. The Ghost Chasers Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, author
Art
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Colours
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Text
, typeset
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"We'll try to locate the buried city..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #80 ([February 1957])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #80 (May 1957)
Untitled
 
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #198 (July 1964)
No title recorded
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #173 (March-April 1968)
"We'll try to locate the buried city."
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([October 1975?])
Untitled

Synopsis

Shorty and his friend dig separate holes to try to find a buried city.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

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Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil

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Show/hide 13. The Second Death of Abraham Lincoln Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([July 1960?])
The Second Death of Abraham Lincoln
 
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-20 (October-November 1970)
The Second Death of Abraham Lincoln
From GCD
 
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #51 (June 1956)

Notes

Writer credit from Bob Hughes. Usually credited as Arnold Drake's first story for DC, but that seems to belong to "The Return of Mister Future" from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #98 (March 1956).

Show/hide 14. Untitled (100 Autos, Buses & Trucks) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Autos, Buses & Trucks

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Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 15. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

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Writing
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Art
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Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Movyland Studios; Dean Studios) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Movyland Studios; Dean Studios

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Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31050

Entry created

  • 03/05/2007

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 19/03/2022

Last updated

  • 19/03/2022