House of Mystery #43

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12358

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Imp on the Flying Trapeeze! Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. The Man Who Could Read Minds Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Stan Kaye

Synopsis

A mind-reader blackmails several men because he knows all their secrets.

Show/hide 2. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Synopsis

Ad for Frontier Fighters featuring Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone and Tomahawk with covers of each pictured.

Show/hide 3. "Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!" (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff ?

Synopsis

Shorty goes to a fortune teller who can't tell his fortune.

Show/hide 4. The Midget Maker Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Synopsis

A criminal "professor" hides criminals after a hold-up by shrinking them, but one of the criminals is actually an under-cover cop.

Show/hide 5. "Hmm, let's see -- I'll just add a bit more --" (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humor
Characters
Professor Eureka

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff ?

Synopsis

Professor Eureka tries to make coffee.

Show/hide 6. What Are You Getting Out of School? (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Credits from other indexes of this PSA in the GCD.

Show/hide 7. The Master of the Stars Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Art
Jim McArdle

Synopsis

An efficency expert changes the way businesses do business to save them money, and to make them easier to rob, then dresses as a phoney fortune-teller, Centauri, to guide robbers.

Show/hide 8. The Mysterious Gypsy Cards Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Author
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller]
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Facts about Tarot cards.

Show/hide 9. "The crystal ball says sunny and warm today..." (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff ?

Synopsis

Moolah's crystal ball and the newspaper don't agree on what the weather is going to be.

Show/hide 10. The Imp on the Flying Trapeze Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery

Credits

Art
Bill Ely

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #12 ([March 1956])
The Imp on the Flying Trapeze
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #66 ([August 1968?])
The Imp on the Flying Trapeze
Original
House of Mystery 43, October 1955

Synopsis

Marko, a trapeeze artist who lost his nerve, helps a tree and gains the friendship of a wood elf.


Notes

Indicia states "published monthly by National Comics Publications, Inc.".

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37643

Entry created

  • 05/10/2008

Cover added

  • 16/06/2012

Index completed

  • 16/06/2012

Last updated

  • 16/06/2012