([February] 2006)

DC, 2006 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
16.99 USD; 19.99 CAD
Pages:
556
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-0786-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978140120786151699
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (collected edition editor); Joe Orlando (original editor)
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
6.75" x 10.25"
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Reprints House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #174-194.

Black and white reconstruction on selected interior pages and covers by Rick Keene and Mike Montagna.

Date listed is release date. There was a second printing of this volume in January 2009.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (layout); Joe Orlando ?; George Roussos ?
Inks:
Joe Orlando ?; George Roussos ?
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover credited to Nick Cardy on item. See discussion under original printing.

[Showcase Presents The House of Mystery Volume One] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (layout); Joe Orlando ?; George Roussos ?
Inks:
Joe Orlando ?; George Roussos ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher credits, indicia and a small section of the cover for House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #174.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[House of Mystery #174] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (layout); Joe Orlando ?; George Roussos ?
Inks:
Joe Orlando ?; George Roussos ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover credited to Nick Cardy on item. See discussion under original printing.

The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A witch's cauldron that brings it's owner fame, fortune, and long life passes from owner to owner.
Reprints:

The Man Who Hated Good Luck! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
In order to receive great fortune, Don Barker must reject three lesser stroked of good luck.
Reprints:

["You'd better hang on to your good luck amulets..."] (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Museum of Worthless Inventions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
For a brief time the inventions at the Museum of Worthless Inventions are not so worthless.
Reprints:

The Court of Creatures (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Mark exposes Governor Tarsus' plot to keep himself in power by scaring his people with the Cottswald Creatures.
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #175] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["Welcome Fellow Tenants..."] (Table of Contents)

Cain / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

The Gift of -- Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

All Alone (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

The House of Gargoyles! (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jack Sparling (signed)
Inks:
Jack Sparling (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #176] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["Welcome... to the House of Mystery!"] (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

The House of No Return! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Roots of Evil! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Marv Wolfman reports in Alter-Ego #113 (October 2012) that he was hired to re-dialogue this story.

[House of Mystery #177] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Son of the Montross Monster (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos ?; Mort Meskin ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
The grandson of the creator of the Montross Monster creates another monster so that they will destroy each other and restore the family name.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The GCD index of the original printing of this story gave Roussos as the inker, the indexer of this printing thought it was Meskin inking himself (perhaps it is credited that way). It is unknown at this time which is correct.

Room 13 (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

A Guide to Ghostly Behavior (Table of Contents)

Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Last Meal (Table of Contents)

Stories from Cain's Library / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles King (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Curse of the Cat (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Howie Post (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Draut (signed)
Inks:
Bill Draut (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #178] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Introduction Page] (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

The Game (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Neal Adams
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Young Jamie Markus takes refuge from a storm in an old deserted house and spends the night playing a game with a strange being who has his face.
Reprints:

The Man Who Haunted a Ghost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Placed between pp. 2 and 3 of previous sequence.

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

What's the Youth? (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Ghostly Miners! (Table of Contents)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Are ghostly miners mining coal in Lions Coal Corporation mines?
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #179] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Introduction Page] (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

Sour Note! (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

The Man Who Murdered Himself! (Table of Contents)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Berni Wrightson
Inks:
Berni Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Widow's Walk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Post
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Angus Beame; Mary Bourne
Synopsis:
Mary Bourne placed a curse on her husband Angus that he may not return to harbor until the day she dies.
Reprints:

The Dead Tell Tales (Table of Contents)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #180] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Comes a Warrior (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gil Kane (signed)
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

His Name Is... Kane (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Gil Kane; Joe Orlando; Mike Friedrich
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Oscar Horns In (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Rhodes (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Orlando [as J.O.]
Inks:
Joe Orlando [as J.O.]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Scared to Life (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Berni Wrightson
Inks:
Berni Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Fingerprints] (Table of Contents)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #181] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Sir Greeley's Revenge! (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Frank Springer
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Placed between pp.10 and 11 of previous sequence.

The Siren of Satan (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Berni Wrightson
Inks:
Berni Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #182] (Table of Contents)

Cain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (vignette)
Reprints:

The Devil's Doorway (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Grave Results! (Table of Contents)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Wayne Howard (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Howard (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

[The House of Secrets!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cain / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Hound of Night! (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #183] (Table of Contents)

Cain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (vignette)
Reprints:

[Introduction Page] (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

The Haunting! (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Curse of the Blankenships (Table of Contents)

Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Superstitions about Spiders (Table of Contents)

Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

The Dead Can Kill! (Table of Contents)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Berni Wrightson
Inks:
Berni Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Secret of the Whale's Vengeance (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher (signed)
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #184] (Table of Contents)

Cain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (vignette)
Reprints:

[Introduction Page] (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Reprints:

Turner's Treasure (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Page 13 (Table of Contents)

Page 13 / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Eyes of the Basilisk! (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Wally Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[House of Mystery #185] (Table of Contents)

Cain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (vignette)
Reprints:

Boom! (Table of Contents)

Cain / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Grandenetti
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Cain's Game Room / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
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Room 13! (Table of Contents)

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Voice from the Dead... (Table of Contents)

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[House of Mystery #186] (Table of Contents)

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Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

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[House of Mystery #187] (Table of Contents)

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Mask of the Red Fox (Table of Contents)

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Room 13 (Table of Contents)

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Appointment Beyond the Grave! (Table of Contents)

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An Aura of Death! (Table of Contents)

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[House of Mystery #188] (Table of Contents)

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Dark City of Doom (Table of Contents)

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Room 13! (Table of Contents)

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Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

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House of Madness! (Table of Contents)

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[House of Mystery #189] (Table of Contents)

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[Introduction Pages] (Table of Contents)

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Eyes of the Cat (Table of Contents)

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A Witch Must Die! (Table of Contents)

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[House of Mystery #191] (Table of Contents)

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No Strings Attached! (Table of Contents)

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On Christmas Eve, a man and his wife are awakened by the sounds of a prowler in the house.
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Image of Darkness (Table of Contents)

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Nobody Loves a Lizard! (Table of Contents)

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Dark Night, Dark Dreams! (Table of Contents)

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[House of Mystery #194] (Table of Contents)

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Born Loser (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Showcase Presents The House of Mystery Volume One]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. [House of Mystery #174]
  5. 4. The Wondrous Witch's Cauldron
  6. 5. The Man Who Hated Good Luck!
  7. 6. ["You'd better hang on to your good luck amulets..."]
    Page 13
  8. 7. Museum of Worthless Inventions
  9. 8. The Court of Creatures
    Mark Merlin
  10. 9. [House of Mystery #175]
  11. 10. ["Welcome Fellow Tenants..."]
    Cain
  12. 11. The Gift of -- Doom
  13. 12. All Alone
  14. 13. Page 13
    Page 13
  15. 14. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  16. 15. The House of Gargoyles!
    Cain
  17. 16. [House of Mystery #176]
  18. 17. ["Welcome... to the House of Mystery!"]
    Cain
  19. 18. The House of No Return!
  20. 19. Page 13
    Page 13
  21. 20. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  22. 21. The Roots of Evil!
  23. 22. [House of Mystery #177]
  24. 23. The Son of the Montross Monster
    Cain
  25. 24. Room 13
    Cain
  26. 25. A Guide to Ghostly Behavior
    Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar
  27. 26. Page 13
    Page 13
  28. 27. Last Meal
    Stories from Cain's Library
  29. 28. The Curse of the Cat
    Cain
  30. 29. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  31. 30. [House of Mystery #178]
  32. 31. [Introduction Page]
    Cain
  33. 32. The Game
  34. 33. The Man Who Haunted a Ghost!
  35. 34. Page 13
    Page 13
  36. 35. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  37. 36. What's the Youth?
    Cain
  38. 37. Ghostly Miners!
    Cain's True Case Files
  39. 38. [House of Mystery #179]
  40. 39. [Introduction Page]
    Cain
  41. 40. Sour Note!
    Cain
  42. 41. The Man Who Murdered Himself!
    Cain's True Case Files
  43. 42. Page 13
    Page 13
  44. 43. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  45. 44. The Widow's Walk
  46. 45. The Dead Tell Tales
    Cain's True Case Files
  47. 46. [House of Mystery #180]
  48. 47. Comes a Warrior
    Cain
  49. 48. His Name Is... Kane
    Cain
  50. 49. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  51. 50. Oscar Horns In
  52. 51. Scared to Life
    Cain
  53. 52. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  54. 53. [Fingerprints]
    Cain's True Case Files
  55. 54. [House of Mystery #181]
  56. 55. Sir Greeley's Revenge!
    Cain
  57. 56. Page 13
    Page 13
  58. 57. The Siren of Satan
    Cain
  59. 58. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  60. 59. [House of Mystery #182]
    Cain
  61. 60. The Devil's Doorway
    Cain
  62. 61. Grave Results!
    Cain's True Case Files
  63. 62. [The House of Secrets!]
    Cain
  64. 63. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  65. 64. The Hound of Night!
    Cain
  66. 65. [House of Mystery #183]
    Cain
  67. 66. [Introduction Page]
    Cain
  68. 67. The Haunting!
    Cain
  69. 68. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  70. 69. Curse of the Blankenships
    Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar
  71. 70. Superstitions about Spiders
    Odds and Ends from Cain's Cellar
  72. 71. The Dead Can Kill!
    Cain's True Case Files
  73. 72. Page 13
    Page 13
  74. 73. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  75. 74. Secret of the Whale's Vengeance
    Cain
  76. 75. [House of Mystery #184]
    Cain
  77. 76. [Introduction Page]
    Cain
  78. 77. Turner's Treasure
    Cain
  79. 78. Page 13
    Page 13
  80. 79. The Eyes of the Basilisk!
    Cain
  81. 80. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  82. 81. [House of Mystery #185]
    Cain
  83. 82. Boom!
    Cain
  84. 83. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  85. 84. Room 13!
    Room 13!
  86. 85. Voice from the Dead...
    Cain
  87. 86. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  88. 87. The Beautiful Beast
    Cain
  89. 88. [House of Mystery #186]
    Cain
  90. 89. The Secret of the Egyptian Cat
    Cain
  91. 90. Room 13!
    Room 13!
  92. 91. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  93. 92. Nightmare
    Cain
  94. 93. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  95. 94. [House of Mystery #187]
    Cain
  96. 95. Mask of the Red Fox
    Cain
  97. 96. Room 13
    Room 13!
  98. 97. Appointment Beyond the Grave!
    Cain's True Case Files
  99. 98. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  100. 99. An Aura of Death!
    Cain
  101. 100. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  102. 101. [House of Mystery #188]
    Cain
  103. 102. Dark City of Doom
    Cain
  104. 103. Cain's Gargoyles..
    Cain's Gargoyles..
  105. 104. Room 13!
    Room 13!
  106. 105. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  107. 106. House of Madness!
    Cain
  108. 107. [House of Mystery #189]
  109. 108. [Introduction Pages]
    Cain
  110. 109. Eyes of the Cat
    Cain
  111. 110. The Deadly Game of G-H-O-S-T
    Cain
  112. 111. The Thing in the Chair
    Cain
  113. 112. [House of Mystery #190] A Witch Must Die!
  114. 113. ["Welcome to the House of Mystery..."]
    Cain
  115. 114. Fright!
    Cain
  116. 115. Room 13!
    Room 13!
  117. 116. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  118. 117. Cain's Gargoyles..
    Cain's Gargoyles..
  119. 118. A Witch Must Die!
  120. 119. [House of Mystery #191]
  121. 120. No Strings Attached!
    Cain
  122. 121. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  123. 122. The Hanging Tree!
    Cain
  124. 123. Night Prowler!
  125. 124. [House of Mystery #192]
  126. 125. The Gardener of Eden!
    Cain
  127. 126. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  128. 127. Image of Darkness
    Cain
  129. 128. Nobody Loves a Lizard!
    Cain
  130. 129. [House of Mystery #193] Voodoo Vengeance
  131. 130. Voodoo Vengeance!
    Cain
  132. 131. Dark Night, Dark Dreams!
    Cain
  133. 132. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  134. 133. The Hero
  135. 134. [House of Mystery #194]
  136. 135. Born Loser
    Cain
  137. 136. The Human Wave
  138. 137. The Negative Man
  139. 138. Cain's Game Room
    Cain's Game Room
  140. 139. Midnight Snack
    Cain's Room 13
  141. 140. The King Is Dead
    Cain
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