House of Mystery #155

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1965
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19659

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Nightmare Express! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jack Sparling
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Builders of the Future! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future!
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #346 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #183 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #177 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #22 (December 1965-January 1966)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
G.I. Combat (DC, 1957 series) #115 (December 1965-January 1966)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #154 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #215 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future
 
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #104 (December 1965)
Builders of the Future
 
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #92 (December 1965-January 1966)
Builders of the Future!
 
United States
Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #11 (December-January 1966)
Builders of the Future!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
Builders of the Future

Synopsis

the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa

Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Show/hide 2. The Giant Genie of Gensu (J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; The Genie of Fensu (villain); "Mousy" Malloy (villain); Duke Durgon

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Certa
Letters
Stan Starkman

Synopsis

The Idol-Head releases a genie that is discovered by petty crook Mousy Malloy, who uses the genie for crime.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Trik-Trak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Trik-Trak

Notes

On the page between page 4 and page 5 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 4. The Bat-Knights of Darkness! (The Atom) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #22

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Cap's Hobby Center; Aurora) Advertisement, 1 page

"Give me the Aurora Frankenstein Monster kit!"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center; Aurora
Characters
Mr. Cap [as Frankenstein's Monster]

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #26 ([June 1966?])
Untitled

Notes

advertisement for Aurora model kits

Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Tyco) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tyco
Show/hide 7. By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Greatest Foes! (Batman and Robin) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 [80 Page Giant G-17]

Show/hide 8. The Human Hurricane Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #88 (July 1959)
The Human Hurricane
Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #14 ([November 1959])
The Human Hurricane
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([May 1966?])
The Human Hurricane

Synopsis

A lab accident gives Mitch Anderson the power of a hurricane, which he uses to help people against natural disasters.

Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Show/hide 9. Want to Be a Hero? Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #183, on sale October 28

Show/hide 10. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (AMT Corporation) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
AMT Corporation

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Notes

advertisement for AMT's 1937 Cord 823 model kit

Show/hide 11. They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful... (Supergirl and Wonder Woman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl and Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #63, on sale October 21

Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Mysteries of the Ages) Text article, 1 page

"There are certain freaks of nature..."

Featuring

Feature
Mysteries of the Ages
Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Author
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. The Nightmare Express Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Jack Sparling
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #54 ([May 1966?])
The Nightmare Express

Synopsis

Detective John Sutter inadvertently finds himself on a subway train from another dimension. When he disembarks, he helps the other-dimensional police solve a crime, which helps him solve a similar crime when he returns to his own world.

Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Show/hide 14. A DC Offer Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Notes

On the page between page 5 and page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 15. Ultra the Multi-Alien! (Mystery in Space; Ultra the Multi-Alien) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mystery in Space; Ultra the Multi-Alien
Genre
Science fiction; superhero

Credits

Art
Lee Elias
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Mystery in Space (DC, 1961 series) #104, on sale October 28

Show/hide 16. Wanted for Cash Immediately! Advertisement, 0.5 pages
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (100 Magnets) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
100 Magnets
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (G. I. Joe) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
G. I. Joe

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 19. Great Moments in Sport (Aurora) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aurora

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Indexed with help from Mike Shawaluk. On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33539

Entry created

  • 04/09/2007

Cover added

  • 24/08/2019

Index completed

  • 24/08/2019

Last updated

  • 24/08/2019