The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics! #11 - Ghosts and Girls of Fiction House
(October 2015)

IDW, 2010 Series
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Price
29.99 USD
Pages
200
On-sale date
2015
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IDW Publishing
Brand
Yoe Books!; IDW
ISBN
978-1-63140-404-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781631404047 52999
Color
color cover
Dimensions
8.7" x 11"
Binding
hardcover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from "Fabulous relic of a gilded age, the Howlett ...", Jumbo Comics (Fiction House, 1938 series) #47, pg. 1. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from "Fabulous relic of a gilded age, the Howlett ...", Jumbo Comics (Fiction House, 1938 series) #47, pg. 1. On endpapers.

[Ghosts and Girls of Fiction House] (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Hebberd (spot illustration)
Inks
Bob Hebberd (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page and indicia.

50 Shades of 4 Colors (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Yoe
Pencils
Photographs; Jack Kamen (spot illustrations)
Inks
Photographs; Jack Kamen (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Kaänga / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
Bob Webb
Letters
?

Reprints
  • From Kaänga Comics (Fiction House, 1949 series) #7.

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for story "Each year, after the trading season was over, Kaänga held games in the arena of the old Roman ruins.", pg. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Tiger Girl / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Allan O'Hara]
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Letters
?

Reprints
  • From Fight Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #42.

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for story "Tiger Girl, I will take these two for a...", pg. 6.

Ectoplasmic Spasmochasm with the Elusive and Enigmatic Drew Murdoch (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 9.17 pages (report information)

Script
Michael H. Price
Pencils
Photographs; Lou Fine; Bob Kane (spot illustrations)
Inks
Photographs; Lou Fine; Bob Kane (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Uncle Otto; Hawks of the Seas; Peter Pupp; Sheena / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Keywords
diving

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Ghost Gallery / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Letters
?

Reprints
  • From Jumbo Comics (Fiction House, 1938 series) #156.

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for story "The night wasn't fit for man, beast, nor devil ...", pg. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Hooks Devlin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils
Alex Blum; Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker; [shop]
Letters
?

Reprints
  • From Fight Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #40.

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of original art for story "There was a knight in the armor at ...", pg. 1.

Hangman's Haunt (Table of Contents: 12)

Ghost Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Keywords
ghosts

Indexer Notes

This reprint book attributes the art to Whitman.

Cagliostro Cursed Thee (Table of Contents: 13)

Ghost Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joy Bell
Reprints
Keywords
werewolves

Indexer Notes

This reprint book attributes the art to Whitman.

Death Bars the Door (Table of Contents: 14)

Ghost Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Keywords
clowns; ghosts; jewels; robbery; skeleton keys; skeletons; treasure chests

Pay-Off From a Corpse (Table of Contents: 15)

Ghost Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Keywords
coffins; convicts; ghosts; graves; picks; prisoners; shovels; tombstones

Indexer Notes

This reprint book attributes the art to Whitman.

The Gallows Bird (Table of Contents: 16)

Ghost Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Keywords
cats; ghosts; hangman's knots

Ghost Artist Maurice Whitman (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Yoe
Pencils
Photograph, Maurice Whitman (spot illustrations)
Inks
Photograph, Maurice Whitman (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Cult of the Clawmen (Table of Contents: 18)

The Ghost Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Keywords
cages; leopards; lion taming; whips

Indexer Notes

Illustrating text article "Ghost Artist Maurice Whitman".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Sleepers in the Crypt (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Hunters and the Haunts (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

bondage/headlights cover

Curse of the Mist-Things (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
voodoo dolls

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Murder At Midnight (Table of Contents: 30)

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dr. Edmond Sharp; Naomi Hunt; Mr. Fogg; Mr. Burnham; Luther Fogg (a werewolf)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everyone thought that big Mike McHugh's blood and...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Judd Kelly; Sheila; Nora Kelly; ghost of Mike McHugh; ghost of Gloria Kelly; Paul Kelly
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fabulous relic of a gilded age, the Howlett...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Marie Howlett; Lucille; Captain Reilly; Charles Howlett; Alfred Howlett
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hindu hands built the music box that tinkled...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Capt. Percy Locke; Preston Rowe; Dipsy Vogt; Gaston Duval; Ken Brown; Magsa; Mr. Graves; Sihka Dajore; Edith Ellis
Reprints

The Real Thing (Table of Contents: 34)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jimmy Dundee; Patrick Grady; Vera Rourke; Jim Dundee; Willie; Joe Garse; Chief Donovan; Mikey Dugan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gloria and Dale...song and dance team...follow...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Gloria; Dale; Poirett; Dixon; Captain Voorhis; Mrs. Poirett
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The inkers are still attempting to mimic Bob Hebberd. A shop artist [Cassone or ?] is drawing the girl.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why did the ghost of a murdered moon-shiner...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
V: Alvin Butler, Hodge Williams (both I, D); I: Josh Butler (a ghost; D in fb), Miss Barlow, Millie Potter, Mr. Potter (D)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Bob Hebberd feel is still maintained. The female seems to be by another hand.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The long last mile...past death row cells...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jedwick; Vito Messina; Rowena; Bender; a governor; Johnny Blake; Warden Yates; Doc Wiener; Lester Burke (a ghost)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Strong Bob Hebberd style on the inks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was midnight outside the proud old mansion...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The clown bowed low before Drew Murdoch and...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

["Confidential Record from the files of Drew Murdoch..."] the Johnny Roman (Table of Contents: 40)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Arnold Hicks?; ? (shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdock]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mollison! I'll never forget that night he came...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Cleopatra (as a ghost); Avery Mollison; Prof. Lord; Hurlburt
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Clean inker. Possible this is Feldstein?

["Confidential record from the files of Drew Murdoch."] Jennifer Kent (Table of Contents: 42)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Very good inks. Could this be Jack Kamen or Al Feldstein who is making Blum look so good?

["Confidential Record from the files of Drew Murdoch"] Kurt Housman (Table of Contents: 43)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
I: Elsa Muller, Mueller (a ghost; D in fb); V: Capt. Kurt Housman (I, D), Nazis
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It started with a frightened girl who ran...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Matt Baker?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We meet here at Miss White's grave every...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pg. 1 reproduced from original art. Excellent inks and they appear to be the work of a single hand. Baker is my best guess.

Miss Laura Whitney, 20-year-old American heiress... (Table of Contents: 46)

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "Miss Laura Whitney, 20-year-old American heiress ...", Jumbo Comics (Fiction House, 1938 series) #155, pg. 6. On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Enlarged detail from story "[Confidential Record from the files of Drew Murdoch] Kurt Housman", Jumbo Comics (Fiction House, 1938 series) #67, pg. 9. On endpapers.

[The Publisher Fiction House ...] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [Ghosts and Girls of Fiction House]
  5. 4. 50 Shades of 4 Colors
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Kaänga
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tiger Girl
  8. 7. Ectoplasmic Spasmochasm with the Elusive and Enigmatic Drew Murdoch
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Otto; Hawks of the Seas; Peter Pupp; Sheena
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Ghost Gallery
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Hooks Devlin
  13. 12. Hangman's Haunt
    Ghost Gallery
  14. 13. Cagliostro Cursed Thee
    Ghost Gallery
  15. 14. Death Bars the Door
    Ghost Gallery
  16. 15. Pay-Off From a Corpse
    Ghost Gallery
  17. 16. The Gallows Bird
    Ghost Gallery
  18. 17. Ghost Artist Maurice Whitman
  19. 18. Cult of the Clawmen
    The Ghost Gallery
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. The Sleepers in the Crypt
  26. 25. The Hunters and the Haunts
  27. 26. Curse of the Mist-Things
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. Murder At Midnight
    Ghost Gallery
  32. 31. ["Everyone thought that big Mike McHugh's blood and..."]
    The Ghost Gallery
  33. 32. ["Fabulous relic of a gilded age, the Howlett..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  34. 33. ["Hindu hands built the music box that tinkled..."]
    The Ghost Gallery
  35. 34. The Real Thing
    The Ghost Gallery
  36. 35. ["Gloria and Dale...song and dance team...follow..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  37. 36. ["Why did the ghost of a murdered moon-shiner..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  38. 37. ["The long last mile...past death row cells..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  39. 38. ["It was midnight outside the proud old mansion..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  40. 39. ["The clown bowed low before Drew Murdoch and..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  41. 40. ["Confidential Record from the files of Drew Murdoch..."] the Johnny Roman
    The Ghost Gallery
  42. 41. ["Mollison! I'll never forget that night he came..."]
    The Ghost Gallery
  43. 42. ["Confidential record from the files of Drew Murdoch."] Jennifer Kent
    The Ghost Gallery
  44. 43. ["Confidential Record from the files of Drew Murdoch"] Kurt Housman
    The Ghost Gallery
  45. 44. ["It started with a frightened girl who ran..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  46. 45. ["We meet here at Miss White's grave every..."]
    The Ghost Gallery
  47. 46. Miss Laura Whitney, 20-year-old American heiress...
    Ghost Gallery
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
  50. 49. [The Publisher Fiction House ...]
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