House of Secrets #33

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15670

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff (associate editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (A Mark Merlin Mystery) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
A Mark Merlin Mystery
Genre
Fantasy; science fiction
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Joe Weider) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Fantastic Falcon Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Bill Ely
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #29 ([September 1960?])
The Fantastic Falcon

Synopsis

Archaeologist Tod Farr discovers a giant falcon in suspended animation. When it is revived, the bird's initial good deeds change to more sinister ones.

Show/hide 3. The Readers' Choice! (The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"Let me show you through the museum!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humor
Characters
Professor Eureka

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

mummies

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. The Island in the Sky Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Lee Elias
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #29 ([September 1960?])
The Island in the Sky
 
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #29 ([September 1960?])

Synopsis

Aliens come to Earth seeking refuge, but a gang of greedy humans steals the aliens' weapons and nearly starts a war.

Show/hide 7. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure; House of Mystery) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure; House of Mystery
Show/hide 8. The Deathless Mare Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Science Says Your [sic] Wrong if You Believe That...) Comic story, 1 page

"There are canals on Mars --"

Featuring

Feature
Science Says Your [sic] Wrong if You Believe That...
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker
Letters
Mort Drucker

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #23 (August 1952)
Science Says Your Wrong if You Believe That…
 
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #15 (May-June 1957)
Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That --
 
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #32 ([November 1957])
Untitled
 
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #33 (June 1960)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
Science Says Your Wrong if You Believe That…
From GCD
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #23 (August 1952)
Show/hide 10. Untitled (The Magic Genie) Comic story, 1 page

"Watch, I rub this lamp --"

Featuring

Feature
The Magic Genie
Genre
Humor
Characters
The Magic Genie

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. The Monster of the Mountain (A Mark Merlin Mystery) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Mark Merlin Mystery
Genre
Fantasy; science fiction
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa

Credits

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Stan Starkman

Synopsis

Mark and Elsa travel to the Andes to learn the secret behind a giant creature that is driving a mining crew away from their word.

Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Detective Comics; Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"This famous symbol..."

Featuring

Feature
Detective Comics; Batman
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 14. Be Your Own Boss! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 44400

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 17/09/2019

Last updated

  • 17/09/2019