House of Mystery #188

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
September-October 1970
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/23695

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J846

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, line art
Colours
Jack Adler, colourist

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
House of Mystery #188
Printed in
Horror (BSV - Williams, 1972 series) #20 (April 1974)
 
Skrekk Magasinet (Illustrerte Klassikere / Williams Forlag, 1972 series) #3/1974 ([mars] 1974)
 
Shock Classics (Classics/Williams, 1972 series) #26 (1974)
 
Skrækmagasinet (Williams, 1972 series) #3/1974 ([Marts] 1974)
 
Il Est Minuit... l'Heure des Sorcières (Arédit-Artima, 1978 series) #6 (2ème trimestre 1980)
 
Classici DC: House of Mystery (Planeta DeAgostini, 2009 series) #2 (2009)
 
House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1 (2018 [March 2019])
 
Skräckmagasinet (Williams Förlags AB, 1972 series) #3/1974 (1 mars 1974)
Show/hide 1. Dark City of Doom (Cain the Caretaker) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cain the Caretaker
Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-623; J-263
Characters
Cain (Host)

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter [credited]
Art
Tony DeZuñiga, line art [credited as Tony DeZuniga]
Colours
, colourist
Text
John Costanza, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #82 ([April 1971])
Dark City of Doom
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Dark City of Doom
Printed in
Horror (BSV - Williams, 1972 series) #18 (February 1974)
 
Fantomet (Semic, 1976 series) #3/1996 (uke 6 1996)
 
Skrækmagasinet (Williams, 1972 series) #17/1973 ([December] 1973)
 
House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1 (2018 [March 2019])

Notes

First and last page of the story (job number J-623) is a framing sequence featuring Cain.

Page 6 is a 2/3-page.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Cain's Mail Room) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Mail Room
Code
J-858

Credits

Writing
Joe Orlando , scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Includes letters from Allan G. Lataweic, Martha L. Wisdom, Jeff and Mike Kichaven, Jerry Wilson, Rick S., and Alan Strassner.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Cain's Gargoyles) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Gargoyles
Genre
Humour
Code
J-832

Credits

Writing
Sergio Aragonés, scripter
Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Cain's Gargoyles..
Printed in
Horror (BSV - Williams, 1972 series) #40 (December 1975)
 
Skrekk Magasinet (Illustrerte Klassikere / Williams Forlag, 1972 series) #11/1975 ([november] 1975)
 
Skräckmagasinet (Williams Förlags AB, 1972 series) #11/1975 (november 1975)
 
House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1 (2018 [March 2019])
 
Skräckens timmar (Williams Förlags AB, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
Shock Classics (Classics/Williams, 1972 series) #46 (1975)

Notes

Multiple single panel gags.

Cain brings his gargoyle to the veterinary.

A duck hunter sees a flock (gaggle?) of gargoyles.

A rooster wonders why one of his hen's eggs hatches a gargoyle.

Show/hide 4. Untitled [Coffin Cut-Out] (Room 13) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Room 13
Code
J-836

Credits

Writing
Sergio Aragonés, scripter
Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #226 (August-September 1974)
Untitled
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Room 13!
Printed in
Horror (BSV - Williams, 1972 series) #55
 
Groot uur griezelen (Classics/Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] ([1973])
 
2 grufulde timer (Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
2 ruskiga timmar (Williams Förlags AB, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1 (2018 [March 2019])

Notes

A coffin cut-out.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humour
Code
J-785

Credits

Writing
John Albano, scripter
Art
John Albano, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Cain's Game Room
Printed in
2 grufulde timer (Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
2 ruskiga timmar (Williams Förlags AB, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
Groot uur griezelen (Classics/Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] ([1973])
 
House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1 (2018 [March 2019])

Notes

John Albano script credit from House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2019 series) #1.

Multiple single panel gags.

A hunter shoots down a witch on a flying broom.

A man hides behind a door but the monster rips the whole house off its foundation.

An executioner swings his axe and the blade flies into the air.

Show/hide 6. House of Madness! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
J-170

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bernie Wrightson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
House of Madness!
Printed in
The Masterworks Series of Great Comic Book Artists (DC, 1983 series) #3 (October 1983)
 
2 ruskiga timmar (Williams Förlags AB, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
Groot uur griezelen (Classics/Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] ([1973])
 
2 grufulde timer (Williams, 1973 series) #[nn] (1973)
 
Classici DC: House of Mystery (Planeta DeAgostini, 2009 series) #1 (Dicembre 2009)
 
House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1 (2018 [March 2019])

Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 74504

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