House of Mystery #172

DC Comics

United States

Published
January-February 1968
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/21569

Credits

Editing
George Kashdan

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The H-Dial Monsters! (Dial H for Hero) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dial H for Hero
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Chief Mighty Arrow [Robby Reed]; Wingy

Credits

Art
Frank Springer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Manhunter's Stolen Identity! (J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 10.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; also appears as Marco Xavier]; Zook; VULYURE (villains); Ivor Sandez

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #37 (May 1968)
Manhunter's Stolen Identity

Synopsis

A meteor from Mars affects Manhunter's shape-changing powers, trapping him in the body of a VULTURE criminal and giving the criminal Manhunter's body.

Show/hide 2. "Sis, don't throw away that broken screw-type earring." (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

hint submitted by Eugene Martin of Cottondale, Alabama

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Dial L for Letters) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dial L for Letters

Credits

Script
George Kashdan ?
Art
Ira Schnapp (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by Walter C. Price; Irene Vartanoff; Johnny Bernach; Tommy Toney; Dan Dias; Robert Kowalski

Show/hide 4. The Monsters from the H-Dial! (Dial H for Hero) Comic story, 11.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dial H for Hero
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robby Reed [Pendulum; Chief Mighty Arrow; Human Solar Mirror]; Wingy; Suzy; Jim

Credits

Script
Dick Wood
Art
Frank Springer

Synopsis

A malfunction in the H-Dial causes Robby's friend Jim to turn into a monster whenever Robby dials up another superhero.

Notes

script credit from Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 5. "Can I see you, sir?" (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

Notes

Sequence between pages 5 and 6 of previous sequence.

Show/hide 6. Remember This Boy? (Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Bob Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Charles Paris
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 [80 Page Giant #G-43], on sale November 14

Show/hide 7. Death Knock! Text article, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker
Letters
Mort Drucker
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Murphy Anderson
Letters
typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late November 1967; page also includes cover art for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #58 and Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #371

Show/hide 9. Can Superman Be a Menace? (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #203


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39458

Entry created

  • 21/07/2015

Index completed

  • 21/07/2015

Last updated

  • 21/07/2015