House of Secrets #5

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 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/13618

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Man Who Hated His Hair! Cover, 1 page

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
 
Sy Barry , inker
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Notes

The clean inks of the barber's face in particular look like Barry's work. The signed photo on the wall - Barry Dean - may offer a visual clue.

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

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Art Instruction, Inc.

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Notes

Inside front cover.

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

"Many and varied are the things which greedy men have stolen since the dawn of history!"

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Colours
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Text
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Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
The Man Who Stole the Truth
Show/hide 3. For the Best in Comics Entertainment Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 4. Time-Lag in Scientific Discoveries Comic story, 0.5 pages

"In many cases, the application of a scientific discovery is not possible until another discovery has been made..."

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Mort Drucker, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Mort Drucker, letterer

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #20 (May 1952)
Time-Lag in Scientific Discoveries

Notes

Script and art credit verified from credits sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

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Show/hide 6. The 20th Century Nero Comic story, 6 pages

"Paul Kosbek can leave nothing to chance!"

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Writing
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Art
Bill Ely, line art
Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 7. Untitled (Zenith Company) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Zenith Company

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Show/hide 8. Untitled [Flying Carpet] (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I'd like to fly faster with this carpet!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 9. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" Public service announcement, 1 page

"Say, Allergy, why don't you ask that youngster, Bob, across the street to go bowling with you?"

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 10. The Human Stallion Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 11. The Puzzle of the Playful Ghosts Text story, 2 pages

"An ominous silence hung over the little house..."

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Writing
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Show/hide 12. Untitled [The Atom Smasher] (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"Well, men, I want to thank you for all your help!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour
Characters
Professor Eureka

Credits

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

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Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #24 ([May 1958])
Untitled [The Atom Smasher]
Show/hide 13. The Man Who Hated His Hair Comic story, 6 pages

"Barry Dean's curly hair was one of the outstanding features that made him the idol of millions..."

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Writing
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Art
George Roussos, line art [signed as Roussos]
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Text
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Show/hide 14. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

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Stephens Credit Sales

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Show/hide 15. Untitled (Jowett Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

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Jowett Institute

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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Junior Sales Club of America) Advertisement, 1 page

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Junior Sales Club of America

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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33548

Entry created

  • 04/09/2007

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 29/06/2021

Last updated

  • 29/06/2021