The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics! #25 - Haunted Horror: Cry from the Coffin! And Much More! (Volume 7)
(January 2019)

IDW, 2010 Series
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Price
24.99 USD; 33.99 CAD
Pages
160
On-sale date
2019
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IDW Publishing
Brand
Yoe Books!; IDW
ISBN
978-1-68405-175-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781684051755 52499
Editing
Craig Yoe; Clizia Gussoni; Steve Banes
Color
color cover
Dimensions
8.7" x 11"
Binding
hardcover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

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

illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
Drazen Kozjan
Inks
Drazen Kozjan

Characters
"Madam" Clizia Gussoni
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On endpapers.

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

illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres

Characters
Craig "Forelock the Warlock" Yoe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 0.66 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Fuentes
Inks
Art Fuentes

Characters
Steve Banes
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On endpapers.

[Haunted Horror] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno (spot illustration)
Inks
Bill Molno (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated by a detail from story "The Doom of the Lucky Devil", page 7.

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Adams
Pencils
Santipérez (illustration)
Inks
Santipérez (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm a comics code authority kid ...

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

Diablo House / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
Santipérez
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Presented as part of the introduction.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Halloween Nightmare (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jim; un-named witchlike creature of darkness (villain, death)
Synopsis
On Halloween, some people gather together for a party and laugh off the idea of demons and ghouls. Just then, the lights go out, and a creature appears from within some smoke -- a creature who puts the people into a trance and orders them out on a fiendish scavenger hunt.
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Out of the Black Night (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A vampire scare hangs over a little town. When a new boy at school confesses that his daddy is a vampire, the elderly school teacher Miss Albright investigates. Meeting the boy's father she discovers that he really is a vampire. But not the one she has been looking for...
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Monster Lore! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A one page summary of classic monsters and their weaknesses.
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Grab-Bag (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A group of girls is being haunted by the ghost of a mysterious evil woman, whose stylish accessories came into the girls’ possession.
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Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eugene E. Hughes [as EH] (signed)
Inks
Eugene E. Hughes [as EH] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
For an upcoming Halloween party, a man and a woman buy Halloween costumes (a werewolf and a vampire respectively) from a strange old shop owner who warns them the costumes can take over their personalities. At the party, the two literally turn into a werewolf and vampire and proceed to fight each other to the death.
Reprints

A Hand Of Fate Mystery #32 (Table of Contents: 13)

A Hand Of Fate Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"In the files of the Paris police there can be found a case history of a crime that occurred over thirty years ago..."
A man dressed as a devil at a Hallowe'en party kills his ex-girlfriend, then dies after his costume fuses to him.
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The Vampire Cat! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Gates ?
Inks
Art Gates ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Flo Blain; Vilma; Steve
Synopsis
Flo Blain angrily wishes that a gypsy woman named Vilma, who is trying to seduce her fiancee Steve at a Halloween party, would turn into a cat. The wish comes true, and Vilma turns into a vampire/cat creature that must consume blood every 24 hours, or she will be turned into an actual cat forever.
Reprints

The Mask of Graffenwehr (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Job Number
B-1767
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Tamis Kahn
Synopsis
Tamis Kahn gazes into the face of a woman he killed earlier in the day.
Reprints

The Dead Dance on Halloween (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Lona Thornton wants a man promised to another woman. She seeks professional help from a witch and gets a love potion. Drinking it the man transforms into a beast and runs off into the woods with Lona. The witch demands payment. When Lona refuses, the witch kills her on halloween night and dooms her to a dance with the dead.
Reprints

How to Be a Gracious Ghost! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald Altman ?
Inks
Gerald Altman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Emily Ghost; werewolf
Synopsis
An unnamed ghost and Charlie, wearing a Death-like robe, seek advice about haunting an old mansion from Emily Ghost, a Morticia-like character. A werewolf shows up during the lessons. Two newlyweds arrive, escaping from a storm. The monsters scare them only because the eloping newlyweds think that their parents have found them.
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Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Done in a humorous, early Mad style. This reprint suggests Altman as the artist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Horror of Van Mort! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
John Harvin rents a haunted house, waiting for the ghost of Van Mort to appear. When three friends from the city come visit him and scare him with a practical joke, the ghost rises.
Reprints

Cry from the Coffin (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A nameless man hits his head on a fire hydrant in the street and falls into a locked-in-state of being. Fully conscious, but unable to move or speak he has to witness identification by his unfaithful wife, an autopsy in which his heart is removed and his own funeral.
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Death Song! (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Violinist Marleau murders his rival Ricco to get his share of wealth and fame. Then he starts seeing things and is haunted by the dead man's spirit.
Reprints

The Doom of the Lucky Devil (Table of Contents: 22)

Fate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Gangster "Lucky" Daniels is requested by Fate to change his ways. He denies and is led into a trap of greed. Finding gold in a mining ghost town he also encounters the miners' ghosts. Daniels falls into a pit and has to perish there.
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The Witch of Death (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Newspaperman Dick Groom arrives in New England's Misty Moors community to cover "Witchery Week". The local Duncan family is decimated one by one - haunted by the curse of the once alive moor witch. The last family member, the lovely Dora, is spared - for a sinister reason.
Reprints

Touch of Death (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host); Mudga; Mr. Benton; Tommy Wentworth; Fido; Mr. Bruxton; Matt
Synopsis
The age-old witch Mudga is cursed with the ability that anything that comes in contact with her is killed instantly. She's trying to live a reclusive life, but townsfolk just won't leave her be.
Reprints
Keywords
buried alive; funeral; graveyard

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Dick Beck
Inks
Dick Beck
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
skulls

Heart of the Snow Maiden (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gil; Ella; The Snow Maiden; The Ice King
Synopsis
A beautiful woman made of ice known as the Snow Maiden, comes down from the mountains to interact with the simple villagers in a small village in the Alps. When she falls for one of the villagers, the Ice King (a huge monster of living ice and snow) causes an avalanche destroying her and the entire village. In the present day sculptor Gil finds her ice heart in the wreckage of the village and brings her back to life by sculpting her a new body out of ice. The Ice King senses her alive and comes to America to destroy her and Gil.
Reprints

The Haunted Hotel (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1829
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Colonel Packard
Synopsis
A colonel in the Civil War stays overnight at a hotel in Atlanta, seeing there the ghostly victims of the siege.
Reprints

The Eyes of March! (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Nicholas March; Laura Duncan; Johnny Franklin
Synopsis
When Laura Duncan leaves her creepy husband Nicholas March for the young Johnny Franklin, March gets revenge by using the hypnotic stare of his large uncanny eyes to force Laura to commit suicide. The angered Johnny kills March, but his eerie eyes haunt Johnny from the grave and forces him to commit suicide as well.
Reprints

The Unbeliever (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1812
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A witch dwells in a Northern England bog and puts a spell on a young couple. She wishes to take the young woman's place, but her evil plans are thwarted.
Reprints

Terror in Chinatown (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The collector August Lamont searches frantically for a Chinese “book of the dead” holding great secrets. Lamont murders two book dealers to get his hands on the tome. By opening the book Lamont suffers terrible visions of past crimes – the last one showing his own murder.
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The Murder Pool (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Fat unlikable James Gorse builds a swimming pool and fills it with a special red acid that eats away flesh. He tricks people he hates into swimming in his pool and laughs maniacally when they are reduced to skeletons. When he tries to get his wife to swim, she shoots him and murders him causing his corpse to fall into the pool.
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Night Air (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A doctor treats a strange patient, the lovely Mara. She insists on staying indoors at night and keeping the windows strictly closed, because she feels stalked by vampires. One night the doctor ignores her pleas and is shocked to be confronted with evil.
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Indexer Notes

Rudy Palais has been suggested for pencils.
First-person narrative.

Case of the Haunted Girl (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Esther Carr; Bob Nelson; Jennie; Aunt Olive; Uncle Daniel
Synopsis
Esther Carr is haunted and tormented by the ghost of her boyfriend Bob Nelson, after he commits suicide when Esther wouldn't marry him.
Reprints

The Subway Terror! (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Esposito [as Demeo] (signed)
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Demeo] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Patrolman Dave Whitley is transferred to "Department G", a secret police squad fighting a race of hideous and man-eating underground monsters terrorizing the subway.
Reprints

Step into my Grave! (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McLaughlin
Inks
Jim McLaughlin ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
On a plantation in Louisiana, a man stumbles upon a voodoo queen and her horde of zombies. The man's undead brother warns him, but all perish in a final show down ritual.
Reprints

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

illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
Drazen Kozjan
Inks
Drazen Kozjan

Characters
"Madam" Clizia Gussoni
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On endpapers.

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

illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres

Characters
Craig "Forelock the Warlock" Yoe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On endpapers.

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

illustration / 0.66 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Fuentes
Inks
Art Fuentes

Characters
Steve Banes
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On endpapers.

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

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