Unemployed seaman Mike Dillon gets shanghaied onto the fabled Flying Dutchman where he has to do menial work. Dillon protests and drives a cutlass through the cruel captain’s heart. The captain is unharmed, though. Later on Dillon finds out that the sword is just a fake one and the ship a front for a sailing counterfeiting operation.
London eccentric Derek Drew falls in love with a young woman named Minerva and starts to court her. Drew has a dark secret, he was a highwayman of the 16th century who was betrayed by a woman also named Minerva.
American gangster Earl Crandall learns that he has English roots and used to be the Earl of Crandall. Not believing, of course, that a ghost haunts the castle he inherits, Crandall enters the premises in the company of a “ghost-breaker”.
in Terror Tales Album (K. G. Murray, 1977 series) #8 ([October 1978]) [Host (Cain), job number (J-3784), and copyright details deleted from pp1 of reprint. Page headings deleted: “The House of Mystery” (odd pages) and “Stamps of Doom” (even pages), except for pp1.]