House of Secrets #7

DC Comics

United States

Published
November-December 1957
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/13876

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Island of the Enchantress! Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Wizard of San Marco Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
George Roussos

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #22 ([March 1958?])
From GCD

Synopsis

Carlos Smith, a half-alien living in San Marco, is rescued from suspicious townspeople by his alien half-brother, but chooses to remain on Earth.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Sgt. Bilko; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"The oldest symbol in comics..."

Featuring

Feature
Sgt. Bilko; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
Show/hide 4. Teddy Roosevelt Guardian of Nature Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Morris Waldinger
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 5. I Built the Toys of Doom Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Jim McArdle

Synopsis

Peter Rogers, a banker, has amnesia that gives him precognition of the future. As Mr. Smith, he builds mechanical toys that appear to cause the disasters that he predicts.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Og from the Planet Gog) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"To prepare for an invasion of the planet Earth..."

Featuring

Feature
Og from the Planet Gog
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Reprint history

From GCD
Show/hide 8. If the Oceans Dry Up! (Just Imagine) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Just Imagine
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Clemens Gretter
Art
Clemens Gretter

Reprint history

First print
United States
Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #5 (November-December 1946)
If the Oceans Dry Up!
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #20 ([January 1958?])
If the Oceans Dry Up!
Show/hide 9. The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #4 ([March 1958?])
The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus
From GCD

Synopsis

Larry Gales, an actor, is taken over by the spirit of his ancestor, Lucius Gallus, to defeat his ancient enemy Cassius Petronius.

Show/hide 10. The Mountain of Missing People Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
George Kashdan
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. The Island of the Enchantress Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites, The 100-Page Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #5 ([March 1958?])
The Island of the Enchantress
 
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #105 (February-March 1968)
The Island of the Enchantress
From GCD
 
from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #7 (November-December 1957)

Synopsis

When a plane crash-lands on a mysterious island, chemicals from the plane and a lagoon cause changes in living tissue that resemble the tale of Circe.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"This is Pasha, the world's greatest snake charmer!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (American Specialty Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Specialty Company

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33176

Entry created

  • 11/08/2007

Cover added

  • 25/07/2010

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019