House of Mystery #225

DC Comics

United States

Published
June-July 1974
Page count
100
Cover price
$0.60
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27447

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Code
J-3563

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Editing
Joe Orlando
Show/hide 1. Welcome back to the new, enlarged House of Mystery, fear fans! Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Code
J-3303
Characters
Cain

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson

Synopsis

intro page

Show/hide 2. The Man Who Died Twice Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
J-2077
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Alfredo Alcala

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #2 ([1976?])
The Man Who Died Twice
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
The Man Who Died Twice
From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225
Show/hide 3. Master of the Unknown Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Fireman, Burn My Child! Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
J-3201
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Russell Carley (Script Continuity)
Michael Fleisher
Art
Frank Thorne

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #2 ([1976?])
Fireman, Burn My Child!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
Fireman, Burn My Child!
From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225
Show/hide 5. The Curse of the MacIntyres Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror; romance
Code
J-3513
Characters
Cain (host - added to original story); Rachel MacIntyre; Rachel's Father; Blair; Frances (Housekeeper); Jamie; Fred; Maggie; Alfie; Adrienne

Credits

Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck (?)

Reprint history

From GCD
from SINISTER HOUSE OF SECRET LOVE #1 (October-November 1971)

Synopsis

After Rachel's father dies, Rachel moves in with her cousin's family who are all afflicted with a mental illness that her father was trying to create an antidote for.

Notes

original job number was D-225

Show/hide 6. See No Evil Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
J-2005

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Alex Nino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #21 ([February 1976?])
See No Evil
Show/hide 7. The Hairy Shadows (Phantom Stranger) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Phantom Stranger
Genre
Occult
Code
J-1538
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Cain (host - added to original story)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Phantom Stranger, The (1952 series) #4 (February-March 1953)

Notes

Corrected writer and inker credits from Arthur Lortie via THE PHANTOM STRANGER (1952 series) #4 (March 25, 2006). Original writer credit given to Sy Barry. Original inker credit given to Murphy Anderson.

Show/hide 8. Shadow Show (Spectre) Comic story, 4.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spectre
Genre
Occult; superhero
Code
J-3512
Characters
Spectre; Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Mark Hanerfeld
Art
Jack Sparling
Editing
Dick Giordano (original editor)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Spectre (DC, 1967 series) #9 (March-April 1969)
Shadow Show
 
Australia
Doomsday Album (Murray, 1977 series) #8 ([May 1978?])
Shadow Show
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #62 ([April 1970?])
Shadow Show
From GCD
from Spectre, The (DC, 1967 series) #9 (March-April 1969)
Show/hide 9. This One'll Scare You To Death Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
J-2038
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
David Kasakove (Plot), George Kashdan
Art
E.R. Cruz

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #2 ([1976?])
This One'll Scare You To Death!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
This One'll Scare You to Death!
From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225
Show/hide 10. Mystery Maze Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Code
P-23
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis (puzzle construction)
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor
Code
J-3475

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones

Reprint history

From GCD
from ?

Synopsis

gag cartoons

Show/hide 12. Does Your Hand Have Any of These Lines? Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Code
J-3468

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones

Synopsis

palmistry demonstration

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor
Code
J-3549

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones

Reprint history

From GCD
from ?

Synopsis

gag cartoons

Show/hide 14. Untitled (Cain's Mail Room) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Mail Room

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by John Drake; Steve Gilary; Tom Braden; Jim Calogens; Greg Harried; Danny Richards; Lee Purvis; Richard Lee Sullivan; Craig Douglas; Bill Corron; Valarie Lee; Ken Hamilton; G.H.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35985

Entry created

  • 24/02/2008

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 14/04/2010