(April 1997)

DC, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages:
196
On-sale date:
1997
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN:
1-56389-254-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
761941207193 00111
Editing:
Andrew Helfer; Jim Higgins (assistant)
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
8 1/2 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Matte interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Bob Lappan, Roxanne Starr, Agnes Pinaha, Hugh Monhan, and Michael Price.

One of the seventeen Paradox Press series of Big Books:
1994 - The Big Book of Urban Legends
1995 - The Big Book of Death; The Big Book of Weirdos; The Big Book of Conspiracies;
1996 - The Big Book of Freaks; The Big Book of Little Criminals; The Big Book of Hoaxes; The Big Book of Thugs
1997 - The Big Book of Losers; The Big Book of The Unexplained; The Big Book of Martyrs; The Big Book of Scandal
1998 - The Big Book of Bad; The Big Book of the Weird Wild West
1999 - The Big Book of Vice; The Big Book of Grimm
2000 - The Big Book of the '70s


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Glenn Barr
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The Big Book of The Unexplained (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

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An Introduction (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Eric Shanower
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Eric Shanower
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High Strangeness (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Aggravating Agriglyphs (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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D'Israeli D'Emon Draughtsman
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D'Israeli D'Emon Draughtsman
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Senseless Synchronicities (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Robin Smith
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Robin Smith
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Moving Megaliths (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Steve Lieber
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Steve Lieber
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The Crystal Skull of Doom (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Jeff Parker
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Jeff Parker
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Reeling Rocks and Rolling Stones (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Gary Fields
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Gary Fields
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Not Quite Cats and Dogs (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Ted Slampyak
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Ted Slampyak
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Ancient Man (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Sergio Aragones
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Sergio Aragones
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As Above, So Below (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Ward Sutton
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Ward Sutton
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In No Space - Time Flat (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Randy DuBurke
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Randy DuBurke
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Close Enchounters (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Two: Close Encounters.

Classified Quotes (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Paul Guinan
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Paul Guinan
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The New Guinea Synchronicity (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
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Joe Orlando
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The Best Photos are Always Blurry (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Brent Anderson
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Brent Anderson
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South American Stud to the Stars (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Steve Mannion
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Steve Mannion
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The Valentich Vanishing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
J. H. Williams III
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J. H. Williams III
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Alien Abduction Alternatives (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Donald David
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Donald David
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The Astronauts and the Aliens (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Russ Heath
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Russ Heath
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Waters of Bent Reality (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Paul Gulacy
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Paul Gulacy
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The Death of the Fifth Sun (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Rick Parker
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Rick Parker
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Pope of the Paranormal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Hunt Emerson
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Hunt Emerson
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Eyes of the Beholder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Gahan Wilson
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Gaham Wilson
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Impossible Entities (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Crypto-Critters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Andrew Wendel
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Andrew Wendel
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The Bigfoot Sleeping Bag Snatch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Bill Alger
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Bill Alger
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The Mothman Visitations (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Graham Higgins
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Graham Higgins
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The Goatsucker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Doug Moench
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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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Those Sinister Men in Black (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Doug Moench
Pencils:
Bob Fingerman
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Bob Fingerman
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The Monsters of Loch Ness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Joe Staton
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Joe Staton
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The Kentucky Goblin Spree (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
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S. M. Taggart
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S. M. Taggart
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Dinosaur Alive (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Rafael Kayanan
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Rafael Kayanan
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The Sasquatch Saucers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Joe Phillips
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Joe Phillips
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From the Beyond (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Four: From the Beyond.

Cosmic Trickster Quickies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Jim Fern
Inks:
Jim Fern
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Curse of the Mummy's Boy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Rick Geary
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Rick Geary
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The Versailles Timeslip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Doug Moench
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Steve Leialoha
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Steve Leialoha
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Imagics (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Doug Moench
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Tayyar Ozkan
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Tayyar Ozkan
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Putting the Ick in Titanic (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Steve Smith
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Steve Smith
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Creeping Coffins of the Restless Dead (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Dave DeVries
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Dave DeVries
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The Cosmic Trickster Returns (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Hilary Barta
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Hilary Barta
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Car Without a Rebel (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Ted Naifeh
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Ted Naifeh
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The Miraculous Mirabelli (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Fred Harper
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Fred Harper
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Bullet Ghosts (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Tom Sutton
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Tom Sutton
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Hollywood Hauntings (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Graham Manley
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Graham Manley
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The Cosmic Trickster Giggles Again (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Gordon Purcell
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Gordon Purcell
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Afterword (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Eric Shanower
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Eric Shanower
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Biographies (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Short biographies on the writer and artists featured in the book.

Bibliography (Table of Contents)

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Doug Moench
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Indexer Notes

List of sources.

Copyright Information (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of The Unexplained
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. An Introduction
  5. 4. High Strangeness
  6. 5. Aggravating Agriglyphs
  7. 6. Senseless Synchronicities
  8. 7. Moving Megaliths
  9. 8. The Crystal Skull of Doom
  10. 9. Reeling Rocks and Rolling Stones
  11. 10. Not Quite Cats and Dogs
  12. 11. Ancient Man
  13. 12. As Above, So Below
  14. 13. In No Space - Time Flat
  15. 14. Close Enchounters
  16. 15. Classified Quotes
  17. 16. The New Guinea Synchronicity
  18. 17. The Best Photos are Always Blurry
  19. 18. South American Stud to the Stars
  20. 19. The Valentich Vanishing
  21. 20. Alien Abduction Alternatives
  22. 21. The Astronauts and the Aliens
  23. 22. Waters of Bent Reality
  24. 23. The Death of the Fifth Sun
  25. 24. Pope of the Paranormal
  26. 25. Eyes of the Beholder
  27. 26. Impossible Entities
  28. 27. Crypto-Critters
  29. 28. The Bigfoot Sleeping Bag Snatch
  30. 29. The Mothman Visitations
  31. 30. The Goatsucker
  32. 31. Those Sinister Men in Black
  33. 32. The Monsters of Loch Ness
  34. 33. The Kentucky Goblin Spree
  35. 34. Dinosaur Alive
  36. 35. The Sasquatch Saucers
  37. 36. From the Beyond
  38. 37. Cosmic Trickster Quickies
  39. 38. Curse of the Mummy's Boy
  40. 39. The Versailles Timeslip
  41. 40. Imagics
  42. 41. Putting the Ick in Titanic
  43. 42. Creeping Coffins of the Restless Dead
  44. 43. The Cosmic Trickster Returns
  45. 44. Car Without a Rebel
  46. 45. The Miraculous Mirabelli
  47. 46. Bullet Ghosts
  48. 47. Hollywood Hauntings
  49. 48. The Cosmic Trickster Giggles Again
  50. 49. Afterword
  51. 50. Biographies
  52. 51. Bibliography
  53. 52. Copyright Information
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