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

First print
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1952 series) #4 (February-March 1953)
The Hairy Shadows
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([February 1965?])
The Hairy Shadows
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 3 ([January] 2009)
The Hairy Shadows

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