House of Mystery #87

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15055

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff (Editor)
George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Menacing Pet from Pluto! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown
Show/hide 1. The Human Diamond Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos

Synopsis

On an expedition to test out a diamond-detector, a crew gets a strong reading near a seam in a rock. Upon entering the seam, one of the men falls into a gaseous pit. Out of the pit comes a man made of solid diamond.

Show/hide 2. Tootsie Roll ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 3. House of Secrets #20 and Strange Adventures #104 Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 4. Moolah the Mystic (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"We've done enough digging for today."

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
Moolah the Mystic
Show/hide 5. The Secret of the Phoenix Comic story, 5.67 pages

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell

Synopsis

Harry Boone is about to finish his quest for an archaelogical treasure when the dangers of the jungle destroy his nerve. But when the natives point him toward the "deathless" Phoenix bird, he believes he's found a new source of courage.

Show/hide 6. Tootsie Roll Pop ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 7. Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Superman; Emmett Kelly
Show/hide 8. Fred Finds a Way! Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 9. The Underworld Sorcerer Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily

Synopsis

Rocky Martin, crime boss, has been deported, but still maintains his underworld ties. While in Europe, he runs into the last in a line of sorcerers and believes he's found his ticket back to the States and his empire.

Show/hide 10. The Man Who Outraced Light Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. The Menacing Pet from Pluto! Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy

Synopsis

An expedition finds freezing cold weather in the tropics. The cause appears to be a strange alien creature that seemingly escaped from a crashed ship and left behind the unconscious ship's captain. It's up to the expedition to find a way to stop the creature.

Show/hide 12. Tootsie Roll Fudge ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 13. Superstitious Sayings Comic story, 0.5 pages

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37079

Entry created

  • 19/07/2008

Index completed

  • 13/11/2011

Last updated

  • 13/11/2011