(January 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
19.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Pages:
516
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-3317-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978140123317451999
Editing:
Ian Sattler (archival edititions); Murray Boltinoff (original series)
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
6.75" x 10.25"
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Reprints stories from Ghosts (DC, 1971 series) #1-18. Does not reprint the text stories from these issues.

There are two versions of Volume 1:

In the original edition, "Death Held the Lantern High" is on pages 468 to 473 (missing last page of story). Then "The Specters Were The Stars" runs from pages 474 to 481, then you got "Phantoms of the Flash!" on page 482 and "The Devil's Ouija" starting on page 483.

In the new (corrected) edition you get "Death Held the Lantern High" on pages 468 to 474 (last page of story included). Then "The Specters Were The Stars" on pages 475 to 482, followed by "The Devil's Ouija" starting on page 483.

The new (corrected) edition is indexed here.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back cover pages.

Showcase Presents Ghosts (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page, company credits and indicia information.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 4 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[Ghosts #1] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

We Challenge You to Read On! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln; Arthur Conan Doyle; Mark Twain
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the concept of ghosts.

Death's Bridegroom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman [as Geoff Brown]
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Letters:
Jim Aparo

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
She had waited years for her betrothed, only to have a con man stage a weirdo wedding - until she pulled the last trick on him!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from the table of contents in the reprint.

Ghost in the Iron Coffin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman [as David George]
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Tattooed Terror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer ID-ed by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Last Dream! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencilling credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The indexer of the reprint says Sy Barry inked this. Martin O'Hearn says Giacoia inked it.
Martin O'Hearn also Identified the writer in Apa-I.

The Spectral Coachman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Tombstone, Arizona, draws its name from the town graveyard where the greatest badmen of the west are buried. But tonight - one of them lives again!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from the table of contents in the reprint.

[Ghosts #2] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

No Grave Can Hold Me! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
George Tuska
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Zenna Prohl; Istvan; Margot
Synopsis:
Istvan is haunted by the ghost of Zenna Prohl who he accused of being a witch so he could get her land.
Reprints:

Mission Supernatural! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Wally Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Leftenet Vic Jordan; Cantrell
Synopsis:
Leftenet Vic Jordan's ghost still flies the foggy skies over England looking for his landing strip.
Reprints:

The Sorrow of the Spirits! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Conrad Ganges; Martin Nerok; Governor Maitland; Genghis Khan (ghost); Sgt. Peters; Nero (ghost)
Synopsis:
Conrad Ganges has found a way to see the spirit world and to communicate with its inhabitants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in apa-I.

Enter the Ghost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jan Robley; Winters; Charning; Lord Boynton
Synopsis:
Winters is an actor performing a play forbidden in the town. Lord Boynton has sworn to return from the grave to kill anyone attempting to mount the play.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

Galleon of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Val Connors; Dan Keith; Captain Perez; Felice
Synopsis:
Two treasure hunters try to find a sunken galley but run into a ghostly galleon instead.
Reprints:

Lantern in the Rain! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
John Logan (Ghost); Luke Brownell
Synopsis:
Did the ghost of John Logan flash his ghostly signal lantern to stop Luke Brownell from crashing his train?
Reprints:

The Ghost Battalions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters:
Selby; Parisi; Heffner; Carson; Dr. Maxon; Colonel Li Fli Sien
Synopsis:
Groups of soldiers have been disappearing into thin air all throughout history. Did Shelby's men suffer the same fate?
Reprints:

[Ghosts #3] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Death Is My Mother (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Tony De Zuniga
Inks:
Tony De Zuniga
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lira (Ghost Woman of the Sea); Sir Desmond; Dennis
Synopsis:
When Sir Desmond accidentally kills his wife Lira she returns to take their son.
Reprints:

The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Dick Mayhew; Mr. Coombs (Movie Director); Lola Lamour
Synopsis:
When actor Dick Mayhew begins to play the part of a famous escape artist for a film did the ghost of the escape artist help him with the stunts?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Dark Goddess of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Johnny Gan; Suggs; Chris Morton; Margot
Synopsis:
Chris Morton steals a statue of the Indian Goddess of Evil, Kali. He didn't bargin on the curse that came with the statue.
Reprints:

Station G-H-O-S-T! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Andrew Gill; Tom; Bold Eagle; Jeff; Timothy Gill (Ghost); Mr. Yorke; Eddie
Synopsis:
Andrew Gill wants to buy the house his ancestor supposedly haunts and uses some trickery on the current owner.
Reprints:

Legion of the Dead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Marius; Octavius; Mark Calder
Synopsis:
Some ghostly Roman soldiers lead Mark Calder out of the desert.
Reprints:

Ghostly Miners (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Are ghostly miners mining coal in Lions Coal Corporation mines?
Reprints:

The Screaming Skulls (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Vincent Perrault; Maman Marie; Yvonne Perrault
Synopsis:
When Vincent Perrault disturbs an ancient burial ground for stones for his new house he awakens the curse of the screaming skulls.
Reprints:

[Ghosts #4] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Crimson Claw! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis:
He was born to a fearsome fate, and he could only escape it if he learned the secret of the mysterious omen that haunted him!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from reprint.

The Ghostly Cities of Gold! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Man Who Killed His Shadow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Fanged Spectres of Kinshoro (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dark Africa holds many secrets - and the most dangerous are the powers of M'Timbu, the witch doctor of Kinshoro!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from reprint.

The Legend of the Black Swan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Charles Paris
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Threshold of Nightmare House (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[Ghosts #5] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Death, The Pale Horseman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The great Mongol horde rested peacefully in their graves - until the foolish Chinese soldiers defiled their tomb and brought forth a ghostly vengeance!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from reprint.

The Hands from the Grave! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

The Telltale Mirror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Bowers
Synopsis:
John Bowers finds a mirror that shows the future.
Reprints:

Caravan of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Phantom from the Fog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

The Hearse Came at Midnight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Ghosts #6] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

A Specter Poured the Potion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Master Anton Drucker; Johann Kant; Maria Unsell
Synopsis:
When pharmacist Anton Drucker fires his assistant Johann Kant for giving away medicine, Kant suffers a fatal heart attack. Later, Kant's ghost returns and mixes a special prescription for a woman, Drucker investigates and finds everything in his shop turned to dust.
Reprints:

Ride with the Devil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Hiram Dunn; Amy Dunn; Mark Alden; Kathy
Synopsis:
In 1791 when Hiram Dunn and his daughter are lost in a storm they become phantoms, destined to forever be trying to reach Boston.
Reprints:

Death Awaits Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Baron Charles; Gordon; Isadora Duncan
Synopsis:
A ghostly vision warns Baron Charles of impending death, but is it his or Isadora's?
Reprints:

Ghost Cargo from the Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Manu; Carter
Synopsis:
After WWII in the Pacific, Manu starts the "Cargo Cult" and brings ghostly planes to his small island.
Reprints:

[Ghosts #7] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Death's Finger Points (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Touch Not My Tomb! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Sweet Smile of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[Ghosts #8] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Cadaver in the Clock! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Buddy Gernale
Inks:
Buddy Gernale
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Guns of the Dead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Reprints:

Hotline to the Supernatural (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
? (Redondo Studio)
Inks:
? (Redondo Studio)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

To Kill a Tyrant! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Quico Redondo [as QR]
Inks:
Quico Redondo [as QR]
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Ghosts #9] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy [as NC]
Inks:
Nick Cardy [as NC]
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Curse of the Phantom Prophet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Last Ride of Rosie the Wrecker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Letters:
Alfredo Alcala

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Reprints:

The Spectral Shepherd of Dartmoor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Phantom That Never Was! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Ghosts #10] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

Experimenters Beyond the Grave (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Harry Houdini; Mackenzie King; Aldous Huxley
Synopsis:
Famous people who planned to contact the living after they died to prove the existence of an after-life.
Reprints:

A Specter Stalks Saigon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Gerry Talaoc
Inks:
Redondo Studio
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; war
Characters:
Lieutenant Tho
Synopsis:
A ghostly soldier tries to warn soldiers to change their plans during the Vietnam War.
Reprints:

The Ghost of Wandsgate Gallows! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Ernie Chan
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Judd Gibbons; Sir Alex Craven; Lord James Craven; Inspector Noel Padderly
Synopsis:
Judd Gibbons is hired to kill Lord James Craven.
Reprints:

Death Came at Dawn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Letters:
Sam Glanzman

Genre:
occult; war
Characters:
Sam Waller
Synopsis:
Sam Waller is convinced the ship he is on is doomed but his Captain will not listen.
Reprints:

The Hell Beast of Berkeley Square (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Nestor Malgapo
Inks:
Nestor Malgapo
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Will Craig; Frank Villers; Martin Jarvis; Amy Jarvis; Nora; Captain John Raymond
Synopsis:
The Beast of Berkeley Square haunts an old mansion.
Reprints:

[Ghosts #11] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Devil's Lake (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
E. R. Cruz
Inks:
E. R. Cruz
Letters:
Marcos

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Next Stop Is Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Ernie Chan
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Specter Who Stalked Cellblock 13 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Instrument of Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Death Circle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Sparling
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Characters:
William Harrison; Abraham Lincoln; James Garfield; William McKinley; Warren G. Harding; Franklin D. Roosevelt; John F. Kennedy
Synopsis:
Since 1840, every president voted into office in a year ending in zero, has died in office.
Reprints:

[Ghosts #12] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Macabre Mummy of Takhem-Ahtem (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
John Calnan
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Chimes for a Corpse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Beyond the Portals of the Unknown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Letters:
?

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[Ghosts #13] (Table of Contents)

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Nick Cardy [as NC]
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Nick Cardy [as NC]
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The Nightmare in the Sandbox! (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Leo Dorfman
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Bob Brown
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Bob Brown
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Genre:
occult
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Lazaire; Dr. Allan Jones; Leona; Greg; Amy; Tiger (a dog); Ti-Olga
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Dr. Jones doesn't believe in voodoo, until the local witch doctor curses his sandbox.
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Voice of Vengeance (Table of Contents)

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Leo Dorfman
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John Calnan
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John Calnan
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Genre:
occult
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Signor Giovanni; Pietro Giovanni; Signorina Morini; Signor Vitello; Signor Gardella; Rosa Giovanni
Synopsis:
For countless generations, Signor Giovanni's marionettes conjured up laughter throughout the Italian countryside. When he is attacked and has his voice damaged, who is speaking his part in the next performance?
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Have Tomb, Will Travel (Table of Contents)

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Leo Dorfman
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Esphid Mahilum

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Patsy Coyne
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Patsy Coyne's killer is haunted by his new car.
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Hell Is One Mile High (Table of Contents)

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Leo Dorfman
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Nestor Redondo
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Nestor Redondo
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occult; war
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Jim; Bill; Anna; Baron Immanuel Schreiber
Synopsis:
Did two American GI's take refuge in a haunted German castle, or was it just their imagination.
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[Ghosts #14] (Table of Contents)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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The Bride Wore a Shroud (Table of Contents)

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Buddy Gernale (signed)
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Buddy Gernale (signed)
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Diane Chapman; Mr. Frederick Chapman; Kenneth Inglis; Dr. Scudder
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Is Diane Chapman's bridal gown haunted?
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Death Weaves a Web (Table of Contents)

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George Kashdan
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Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
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Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
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Raymond Forbes; Gerald
Synopsis:
When Raymond Forbes threatens to send Gerald to an orphanage, Gerald's spider friends take their revenge.
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Indexer Notes

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Phantom of the Iron Horseman (Table of Contents)

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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Hiram Maloney; Joshua
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Did the ghost of Joshua's grandfather come back to signal to him that the railroad bridge was washed out?
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The Dark Dream of Death (Table of Contents)

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E. R. Cruz (signed)
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E. R. Cruz (signed)
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occult
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Robert Duncan; Charlotte Maury; Mary Ford
Synopsis:
Did people dream about the mine disaster in Alberfan England months before it happened?
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[Ghosts #15] (Table of Contents)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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occult
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The Ghost That Wouldn't Die (Table of Contents)

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Buddy Gernale (signed)
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Buddy Gernale (signed)
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occult
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A Phantom in the Alamo (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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?

Genre:
occult
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Who Dares Cheat the Dead? (Table of Contents)

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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala

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occult
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Hand from the Grave (Table of Contents)

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Rico Rival (signed)
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Rico Rival (signed)
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[Ghosts #16] (Table of Contents)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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Death's Grinning Face (Table of Contents)

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Rico Rival
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Rico Rival
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The Mothball Ghost (Table of Contents)

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Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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The Haunted Hero of St. Helena! (Table of Contents)

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Gerry Talaoc
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Gerry Talaoc
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[Ghosts #17] (Table of Contents)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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Death Held the Lantern High (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Leo Dorfman
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Alfredo Alcala
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Alfredo Alcala
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The Specters Were the Stars (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Murray Boltinoff
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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The Devil's Ouija (Table of Contents)

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Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
John Calnan
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John Calnan
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[Ghosts #18] (Table of Contents)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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Graveyard of Vengeance (Table of Contents)

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?
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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala

Genre:
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Characters:
Orrin Randall; Katie Randall
Synopsis:
An Indian Chief curses all white men on his ground when his family is killed by English soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
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Death of a Ghost (Table of Contents)

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Abe Ocampo (signed)
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Genre:
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Clayton Butler; Jan Butler; Joshua Butler (ghost); Devereux
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Jan and Clayton Butler try to move into a haunted mansion. Mr. Devereux has a machine that will remove the ghost that occupies the mansion.
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The Eye of Evil (Table of Contents)

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Leo Dorfman
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Frank Redondo (signed)
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Frank Redondo (signed)
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Characters:
Alois Hitler; Klara Hitler; Otto; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis:
Alois Hitler can see the hate in his son's eyes but nobody will believe him.
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Death Came Creeping (Table of Contents)

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Ernesto Patricio (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Abdul Mahmoud
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Abdul Mahmoud has a cat that is better than any security system or safe at protecting him and his belongings.
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[Showcase Presents] (Table of Contents)

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Ghosts Volume 1 (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Showcase Presents Ghosts
  4. 3. Table of Contents
  5. 4. [Ghosts #1]
  6. 5. We Challenge You to Read On!
  7. 6. Death's Bridegroom!
  8. 7. Ghost in the Iron Coffin
  9. 8. The Tattooed Terror!
  10. 9. The Last Dream!
  11. 10. The Spectral Coachman!
  12. 11. [Ghosts #2]
  13. 12. No Grave Can Hold Me!
  14. 13. Mission Supernatural!
  15. 14. The Sorrow of the Spirits!
  16. 15. Enter the Ghost!
  17. 16. Galleon of Death
  18. 17. Lantern in the Rain!
  19. 18. The Ghost Battalions
  20. 19. [Ghosts #3]
  21. 20. Death Is My Mother
  22. 21. The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood
  23. 22. The Dark Goddess of Doom
  24. 23. Station G-H-O-S-T!
  25. 24. Legion of the Dead
  26. 25. Ghostly Miners
    Cain's True Case Files
  27. 26. The Screaming Skulls
  28. 27. [Ghosts #4]
  29. 28. The Crimson Claw!
  30. 29. The Ghostly Cities of Gold!
  31. 30. The Man Who Killed His Shadow
  32. 31. The Fanged Spectres of Kinshoro
  33. 32. The Legend of the Black Swan
  34. 33. The Threshold of Nightmare House
  35. 34. [Ghosts #5]
  36. 35. Death, The Pale Horseman!
  37. 36. The Hands from the Grave!
  38. 37. The Telltale Mirror
  39. 38. Caravan of Doom
  40. 39. The Phantom from the Fog
  41. 40. The Hearse Came at Midnight
  42. 41. [Ghosts #6]
  43. 42. A Specter Poured the Potion
  44. 43. Ride with the Devil
  45. 44. Death Awaits Me
  46. 45. Ghost Cargo from the Sky
  47. 46. [Ghosts #7]
  48. 47. Death's Finger Points
  49. 48. Touch Not My Tomb!
  50. 49. The Sweet Smile of Death
  51. 50. [Ghosts #8]
  52. 51. The Cadaver in the Clock!
  53. 52. The Guns of the Dead
  54. 53. Hotline to the Supernatural
  55. 54. To Kill a Tyrant!
  56. 55. [Ghosts #9]
  57. 56. The Curse of the Phantom Prophet!
  58. 57. The Last Ride of Rosie the Wrecker
  59. 58. The Spectral Shepherd of Dartmoor
  60. 59. The Phantom That Never Was!
  61. 60. [Ghosts #10]
  62. 61. Experimenters Beyond the Grave
  63. 62. A Specter Stalks Saigon
  64. 63. The Ghost of Wandsgate Gallows!
  65. 64. Death Came at Dawn
  66. 65. The Hell Beast of Berkeley Square
  67. 66. [Ghosts #11]
  68. 67. The Devil's Lake
  69. 68. Next Stop Is Nowhere
  70. 69. The Specter Who Stalked Cellblock 13
  71. 70. The Instrument of Death!
  72. 71. The Death Circle
  73. 72. [Ghosts #12]
  74. 73. The Macabre Mummy of Takhem-Ahtem
  75. 74. Chimes for a Corpse
  76. 75. Beyond the Portals of the Unknown
  77. 76. [Ghosts #13]
  78. 77. The Nightmare in the Sandbox!
  79. 78. Voice of Vengeance
  80. 79. Have Tomb, Will Travel
  81. 80. Hell Is One Mile High
  82. 81. [Ghosts #14]
  83. 82. The Bride Wore a Shroud
  84. 83. Death Weaves a Web
  85. 84. Phantom of the Iron Horseman
  86. 85. The Dark Dream of Death
  87. 86. [Ghosts #15]
  88. 87. The Ghost That Wouldn't Die
  89. 88. A Phantom in the Alamo
  90. 89. Who Dares Cheat the Dead?
  91. 90. Hand from the Grave
  92. 91. [Ghosts #16]
  93. 92. Death's Grinning Face
  94. 93. The Mothball Ghost
  95. 94. The Haunted Hero of St. Helena!
  96. 95. [Ghosts #17]
  97. 96. Death Held the Lantern High
  98. 97. The Specters Were the Stars
  99. 98. The Devil's Ouija
  100. 99. [Ghosts #18]
  101. 100. Graveyard of Vengeance
  102. 101. Death of a Ghost
  103. 102. The Eye of Evil
  104. 103. Death Came Creeping
  105. 104. [Showcase Presents]
  106. 105. Ghosts Volume 1
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