(June 2012)

Dark Horse, 2012 Series
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Price:
49.99 USD; 54.99 CAD
Pages:
232
On-sale date:
2012-05-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Books
Brand:
Dark Horse Archives; Dark Horse Books
ISBN:
978-1-59582-930-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781595829306 54999
Editing:
Philip R. Simon
Color:
Color
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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Indexer Notes

On dustjacket.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia.

Contents (Table of Contents)

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?
Letters:
typeset

Under Forbidden Covers, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Jones
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
bats; haunted houses

To Our Readers (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils:
Dan Gordon
Inks:
Dan Gordon
Letters:
Dan Gordon

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The Werewolf Strikes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Wilder; Pierre; Jacques; Barbara; Monahan
Synopsis:
They captured a timber wolf, but it was instead a werewolf!
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The Living Ghost (Table of Contents)

Living Ghost / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tony Brand; Gail Leslie; Jean; Ned; Dr. VanDyke; Malevo
Synopsis:
Train wrecked, man strangled, cars thrown over cliffs; could it be the supernatural? Malevo, Satan's first lieutenant, lives and is looking for a queen!
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Institute of Psychic Research.
Story line to be continued.

Voodo (Table of Contents)

Strange Spirits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense
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The Painted Grave (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton; typeset

Characters:
John Drake
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It Walked by Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; horror-suspense
Characters:
Squire Aram; Philip; Roger; Sylvia; John Tenant; Ken; Stephen Carew
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The Cursed Pistol (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; horror-suspense
Characters:
The Chevalier De Fraise
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The Castle of Otranto (Table of Contents)

Tell Me a Ghost Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long (adaptation)
Pencils:
Al Ulmer
Inks:
Al Ulmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Alfonso Otranto; Manfred; Isabella; Theodore (heir to Otranto Castle); Justin; Anne
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Indexer Notes

adapted from novel by Horace Walpole

The Horrible Toys (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jane; Jimmy; Mrs. Meek
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The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone (Table of Contents)

True Ghosts of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lord Tyrone; Lady Beresford; Dr. Herwood
Reprints:

Haunted House (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
King Ward [as W.] (signed)
Inks:
King Ward [as W.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fred Eager (detective); Benny Beaver (detective); Lorna Brent; Horace Brent (ghost); Fielding (crooked lawyer); Jones (crooked lawyer)
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Indexer Notes

cover story

Hand Out Only 20 Coupons Free (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
life rafts

Streamline the Appearance of Your Figure Instantly (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Kill, Puppets, Kill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Turgot; Jeanne; Pierre; Gloria; Ralph Wellman
Reprints:

The Mermaid Mole (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Tom Jenson; Steve Miller
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Out of the Unknown (Table of Contents)

Living Ghost / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Gail Leslie; Tony Brand; The Living Ghost; Dr. VanDyke; Professor Mavelli; The Dark Phantom
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Living Ghost first appeared in Adventures Into The Unknown #1.
Story continues in next issue.

The Old Tower's Secret (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Edmond Good (signed)
Inks:
Edmond Good (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Douglas Drew (ghost-breaker); Henry Masters; Jane Masters; Carter; Robert; Andrew
Synopsis:
Douglas Drew discovers the truth behind a lovers' triangle with the help of their ghosts.
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Indexer Notes

cover story

The Haunted Hoard (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jimmy Severn; William Denning; Miss Scruggins
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The Master's Hand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Saunders; Kees Van Ruyter
Reprints:

Phantom of the Seas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Wolfson; Orfeo; Stephen Knowles; Joan Knowles; Betty Knowles; Bobby Knowles
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover story

The Grim Lady of Raynham Hall (Table of Contents)

True Ghosts of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward [as K.W.] (signed)
Inks:
King Ward [as K.W.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Lady of Raynham Hall; Captain Frederick Marryatt; Sir Charles
Synopsis:
A writer witnesses the ghostly Grim Lady, but only a photograph is proof.
Reprints:

Talk - Sing - Play (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

Make Your Own Records (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

Amazing 16 mm Movie Projector Bargain! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

Lose Weight Where It Shows Most (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Greatest Value Ever Offered To Our Readers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
lanterns; pith helmets; sarcophagi; tombs

Throw Up Your Hands! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Witch-Cat of Salem (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Pete Riss?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Black Naomi; Adam Adams; Mr. Gates; Bob; Ann
Reprints:

By the Light of the Lantern (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Martin Hall; Henry Travers
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The Vampire Prowls! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Junius B. Jethro; Ruth Morton; Bill; Larry Roberts
Reprints:

Celtic Superstitions (Table of Contents)

Strange Spirits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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The Specter of Little Dread House (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Luke; "Tiny Tim" Carver; De Scalo; Diana Trapella; Alice; Jim
Synopsis:
"Tiny Tim" Carver and his tiny house return from the hereafter to terrorize Alice and Jim who have built their house where Tim's used to stand.
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Know What This Is, Reader? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Affair of the Ferrick Phantom (Table of Contents)

Do Such Things Exist? / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Richard Ferrick; Vardis Nelson; David Ferrick; Emery Kent; Henry Loftus; R. V. Claton; Thomas R. Demby
Reprints:

The Empty House (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Silk; Lefty; Pete; Slim McKee
Reprints:

[King Charles] (Table of Contents)

"True" Ghosts of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
King Charles; Kirke; Sir Edmund Varney; Lord Pembroke
Reprints:

The Creekmore Curse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Feldstein (signed)
Inks:
Al Feldstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dr. Gaunt; Debby; Rand; Mr. Andrews; Roger Barrow; Alexander Watkins; George Pryor
Reprints:

Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How a Simple Discovery Made Billy a Very Happy Boy (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Have Fun! Get Laughs.. Amaze Friends (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
caves; dinosaurs; lanterns; pith helmets; treasure chests

The American Comics Group! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Giants of the Unknown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Blummer
Inks:
Jon Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Andrews; Betty; Edward Clinton; El-Rano; El-Clani
Synopsis:
Egyrtologist Tom Andrews leads an expedition to an ancient tomb where they find a giant mummy. The giant revives and tells them he is El-Rano, of an even more ancient race that was revered by the Egyptians as gods because of their advanced scientific knowledge.
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The Affair of Room 1313 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Abbott; Casper MacLeish; Ellen Rogers; Mr. Gregory
Synopsis:
New insurance agent John Abbott is sent on a wild goose chase that has him selling a policy to ghosts and dying in the same way they did.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letters from George Dyak, Mrs. Bullard, D. Golden, Richard Pivack, and Pauline Saltzman.

Back to Yesterday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Joseph Lawrence; Roger Lawrence; Margaret Anders; Margaret Blythe
Reprints:

Specialist in Spooks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charlie Sultan
Inks:
Charlie Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Elliot O'Donnell; McKaye
Reprints:

St. Mary's Specter (Table of Contents)

True Ghosts of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Johnson
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Rescue Out of the Unknown (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Lily LeBecque; George LeBecque
Synopsis:
After George LeBecque is wounded in their trapeze act, Lily must carry on, but she may not truly be flying solo.
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The Women Wore Black (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Pete Riss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jug Nason
Reprints:

Talk - Sing - Play (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reduce Fat up to 5 lbs. a Week (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Will Eisner (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Mac Raboy's Flash Gordon (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Dark Horse Archives (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Blackjacked and Pistol-Whipped (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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Adventures into the Unknown (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Under Forbidden Covers, Part 1
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. To Our Readers
  7. 6. The Werewolf Strikes
  8. 7. The Living Ghost
    Living Ghost
  9. 8. Voodo
    Strange Spirits
  10. 9. The Painted Grave
  11. 10. It Walked by Night
  12. 11. The Cursed Pistol
  13. 12. The Castle of Otranto
    Tell Me a Ghost Story
  14. 13. The Horrible Toys
  15. 14. The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone
    True Ghosts of History
  16. 15. Haunted House
  17. 16. Hand Out Only 20 Coupons Free
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Streamline the Appearance of Your Figure Instantly
  20. 19. Kill, Puppets, Kill
  21. 20. The Mermaid Mole
  22. 21. Out of the Unknown
    Living Ghost
  23. 22. The Old Tower's Secret
  24. 23. The Haunted Hoard
  25. 24. The Master's Hand
  26. 25. Phantom of the Seas
  27. 26. The Grim Lady of Raynham Hall
    True Ghosts of History
  28. 27. Talk - Sing - Play
  29. 28. Make Your Own Records
  30. 29. Amazing 16 mm Movie Projector Bargain!
  31. 30. Lose Weight Where It Shows Most
  32. 31. Greatest Value Ever Offered To Our Readers
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. Throw Up Your Hands!
  35. 34. The Witch-Cat of Salem
  36. 35. By the Light of the Lantern
  37. 36. The Vampire Prowls!
  38. 37. Celtic Superstitions
    Strange Spirits
  39. 38. The Specter of Little Dread House
  40. 39. Know What This Is, Reader?
  41. 40. The Affair of the Ferrick Phantom
    Do Such Things Exist?
  42. 41. The Empty House
  43. 42. [King Charles]
    "True" Ghosts of History
  44. 43. The Creekmore Curse
  45. 44. Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ...
  46. 45. How a Simple Discovery Made Billy a Very Happy Boy
  47. 46. Have Fun! Get Laughs.. Amaze Friends
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. The American Comics Group!
  50. 49. Giants of the Unknown
  51. 50. The Affair of Room 1313
  52. 51. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  53. 52. Back to Yesterday
  54. 53. Specialist in Spooks
  55. 54. St. Mary's Specter
    True Ghosts of History
  56. 55. Rescue Out of the Unknown
  57. 56. The Women Wore Black
  58. 57. Talk - Sing - Play
  59. 58. Reduce Fat up to 5 lbs. a Week
  60. 59. Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ...
  61. 60. Will Eisner
  62. 61. Mac Raboy's Flash Gordon
  63. 62. Dark Horse Archives
  64. 63. Blackjacked and Pistol-Whipped
  65. 64. Adventures into the Unknown
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