Gwandanaland Comics #625-A - Adventures into Darkness Readers Collection
(2019)

Gwandanaland Comics, 2016 Series
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Pages
320
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gwandanaland Comics
ISBN
978-1-0770-3749-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781077037496
Editing
Lance Jones

Issue Notes

Collects Adventures into Darkness (Pines, 1952 series) #5-14.

This is an economical black and white version of the collection.

Adventures into Darkness Readers Collection (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Ross Andru ?; Mike Esposito ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
George Roussos ?
Inks
George Roussos ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Murder Mansion (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1130
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A gangster couple hides in an abandoned mansion and conjures up the demon Teneshad to do their bidding. But there's a price to pay. Teneshad grows ever larger and takes them prisoner.
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Indexer Notes

signed by Peppe on page 2 panel 1.

Drury's Dream (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1118
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Man dreams about his death and really dies the next day.
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Death Follows Orders (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti (signed as JG)
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti (signed as JG)
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Job Number
B-1136
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Synopsis
A unit of Nazi soldiers is being unearthed from an underground cave and comes alive again. They won't rest until they have executed their Führer's orders. A brave French girl burns the papers and the soldiers turn to dust.
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The Phantom Hounds of Castle Eyne (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1116
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A pack of dogs predict the owner's death by running around castle Eyne.
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The Chimes of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

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Script
Irwin Shapiro
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
After Charles Hanover has killed his rich aunt, he is driven insane by guilt and hears an unending chiming of her grandfather clock.
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Horror's Little Acre (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1112
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Honeymooners discover a killer's hideout. Luckily for them, the ground they walk on is cursed with the memory of an old unavenged murder. Nature itself turns upon the killer.
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The Phantom Warning (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1099
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A phantom apparition warns a ship about imminent destruction. The first skipper heeds the warning, the second doesn't and goes down with the ship.
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Day of Reckoning! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1137
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Larry Gordon; Rosalinde Gordon; Virginia
Synopsis
After a fire accident, singer Rosalinde Gordon turns into a bird woman with the ability to communicate with birds. When her husband smothers her in her sleep, he is hunted by dozens of birds and driven to death.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Groping Ghost (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1251
Synopsis
A feud between twins takes a murderous turn. The ghost of the dead one won't rest until he has squeezed the life out of his evil brother.
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Corpse Convention (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1292
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sam Allison; Grace Allison
Synopsis
On Friday the 13th, a young couple checks into a strange hotel and is ushered into room 1313 on the 13th floor. They make the acquaintance of an annual convention of people who committed suicide in this room some years ago.
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Keywords
Bible; Friday the 13th; ghosts; superstition

The Thing from the Sea (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1207
Synopsis
First mate Hansen kills Captain Randall over a girl, but is haunted by the dead man's ghost all over the seven seas.
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The Return of the Thunderbird (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Irwin Shapiro (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1273
Synopsis
The thunderbird is a giant Indian demon roaming the skies and causing planes to crash. When the shaman controlling the thunderbird is put to death, peace is restored.
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The Strange Cats of Killough Heath (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Giacoia ?
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1326
Synopsis
A tourist guide in an Irish castle summons the spirits of dead knights to avenge him. The brute who bullied him is torn to shreds by furious killer cats.
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The Phantom Horseman (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1181
Synopsis
A rider roams the land as the phantom horseman, ever trying to reach a mirage in the sky.
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Beware of the Betraying Hands (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Pit of Horror (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1323
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
New York, the 1870s. In the gambling establishment of Mr. Burns people are killed and disposed of in a rat pit in the cellar. The dead return and force Burns to a tour of the pit himself.
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The Dancer from the Beyond (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1305
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The dancer Lee Trantor is haunted by his former partner Annette and her desire to dance to the death.
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The Clutching Weed (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Hill
Pencils
Art Saaf (illustration)
Inks
Art Saaf (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Swimming in the ocean and struggling with sea weed, a man reminisces about his childhood nemesis and wonders if that boy's spirit may be responsible for the clutching weed.
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Bride of Death (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz (signed)
Inks
Jack Katz (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1322
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joseph; Delores Martiz; Mario
Synopsis
Joseph needs a fresh corpse for his experiments, which is provided when Delores Martiz dies on her wedding day. He brings her back from the dead, and then once more, but cannot win her for himself.
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The Ghost That Warned a King (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Miller
Inks
Charles Miller
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1185
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
James IV of Scotland (1473-1513)
Synopsis
Although warned by a ghost, King James IV. of Scotland goes to war and dies.
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Death Drum (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1347
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Drummer Chip Conway comes into possession of a magic jungle drum which makes him play "like a god". Downside is, Chip has to kill for his newly won ability.
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The Origin of "He Kicked the Bucket" (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz ?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1338
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Origin of the phrase explained. A suicidal man failed to hang himself and got so angered that he kicked a bucket standing next to his feet. Losing his balance, the man fell and hit his head fatally.
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Mark of Evil (Table of Contents: 25)

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Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Letters
typeset

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Mark of Evil (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed as Rocke)
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed as Rocke)
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1381
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A ruthless reporter kills for a camera which is able to show future events. When the gadget shows his own doom, he flees - but is caught by the police.
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Death's Bridal Gown (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Citron
Inks
Sam Citron
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1429
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Young Olga goes to the dance in a second-hand dress. Not only is she haunted by the ghost of the former owner, but dies wearing it - because it was drenched in embalming fluid.
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The Beast Wasn't Hungry (Table of Contents: 28)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. S. Fenton
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Two adventurers in Africa fight over a hidden treasure and try to feed each other to the crocodiles.
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The House That Jackdaw Built (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1421
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
Mr. Jackdaw entertains his guests in a futuristic "robot house". The electronic brain of the house tries to murder the guests, because Master Jackdaw taught it only to hate. When the brain realizes that there's also love, it turns against its inventor.
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The Fatal Strands (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1450
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A janitor murders his bossy landlady – and is in turn being murdered by the landlady’s hair (he used to mop the floors with).
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The Twisted Hands (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1454
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
After a traumatic event at sea, a skipper retreats into the desert. But the ghost of a man (whom the skipper broke his hands) comes for him and drowns him with equal cruelty in a waterhole.
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Flowers on Deborah's Grave (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Hands of Don José (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
?

Job Number
B-14**
Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Barcelona in Spain. Cruel general Martinez cuts off the hands of bull fighter Don José for ogling his girl. But when Martinez is confronted by a vicious bull, the crippled matador cannot help him.
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The Three Monkeys (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1532
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jim Bradley (writer); Gloria (fiancee)
Synopsis
Bradley goes to India in search of the Three Monkeys Cult. When he finds its sacred chamber, he also finds diamonds. Because of his greed he is struck blind, so that he never more will see evil.
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Call for Claws (Table of Contents: 35)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lewis Island
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Phantom of Flushing (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1548
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Flowers on Deborah's Grave (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1522
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An old hag-like woman stalks a man and presents him with flowers. When the man uses them to decorate the grave of another woman, the hag is enraged and digs up the corpse. It is the man's daughter.
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Ghost of Raynham Hall (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1549
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A gunshot finally scares away a persistent ghost.
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Nothing Can Save Her (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1550
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
On a nightly country road, Dr. Saunders hits a beautiful woman with his car. He can save her life by giving her transfusions of his blood. She recovers and thanks him by draining the rest of it - because she is a vampire.
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The Man Who Could Not Die (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Ross Andru ?; Mike Esposito ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Man Who Could Not Die! (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1620
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man hires a hitman to kill him because he is actually 5000 years old and wants to die.
Reprints

Me, Ghost (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Katz ?
Pencils
Jack Katz (signed)
Inks
Jack Katz (signed)
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1628
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A guy uses his girlfriend as a human shield against a robber.
Reprints

The Hangman who was Hanged (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1264?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Price
Synopsis
Public executioner in England is hanged himself.
Reprints

The Walking Dead (Table of Contents: 44)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Hendryx
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Brazilian zombies.
Reprints

Strange Footprints (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed as Rocke)
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed as Rocke)
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1587
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Klondike gold prospector kills his fellow prospectors and ends up haunted by their ghosts.
Reprints

Angkor City of Mystery (Table of Contents: 46)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1291
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Mystery behind the origins of the city of Angkor in Cambodia.
Reprints

The Evil Cornucopia (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Aldo Rubano ?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B 1627
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man gets a cornucopia that can protect him from harm.
Reprints

Romance of Death (Table of Contents: 48)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B1315
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man's ghost comes back for his wife in a fishing village on the California coast.
Reprints

Mission from the Grave (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
skeletons

Mission from the Grave (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1693
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Art painter dies in fire accident, but returns to finish painting of his fianceé. The shocked woman revokes her love.
Reprints

Rider in the Storm (Table of Contents: 51)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1700
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Truck driver gives a lift to a phantom girl who died the week before.
Reprints

The Finger of Guilt (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1695
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Neal; Penny
Synopsis
A young woman is killed, her body hidden in a well. The woman's ghost points the police to the body and her killer.
Reprints
Keywords
electric chair; ghost; murder

Trophies of Doom (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1683
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Paulo Danjou; Giovanni; Luigi; Yvonne
Synopsis
The town's executioner falls for a lovely woman. When rejected, he strangles her and is haunted by her ghostly apparition. All the "headsman"'s victims come together and take justice into their own hands.
Reprints
Keywords
beheading; grave robbing

Call of the Werewolf (Table of Contents: 54)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Hendryx
Pencils
Jack Katz ? [as J. K.] (signed)
Inks
Jack Katz ? [as J. K.] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1682
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Young Jody experiences his transformation into a werewolf and runs with the pack of local wolves.
Reprints

The Bride of Death (Table of Contents: 55)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz
Inks
Jack Katz
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1694
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young woman's groom dies at sea and death comes to claim her as his bride.
Reprints

The Bread of Madness (Table of Contents: 56)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1708
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Albert Dupres, escaped convict from a penal colony, finds shelter with a native witch doctor. Robbing and killing the man, Dupres leaves the island with magic potions and builds a new life for himself. By baking his enemies deadly "breads of madness", Dupres becomes a powerful man. In the end the witch doctor returns from the dead and serves him a murderous bite.
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Beware of a... Conspiracy with Death (Table of Contents: 57)

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

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Serpent of Doom (Table of Contents: 58)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1744
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Lydia longs for riches and enters into a pact with snake god Seth. Covering her murderous tracks, Seth grants her fame and fortune. When Lydia herself begins to turn into a snake, she plunges into despair.
Reprints

The Spectral Sergeant (Table of Contents: 59)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz ?
Inks
Jack Katz ?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
B-1653
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Synopsis
A sergeant's phantom warns his soldier buddies about an imminent German attack in WW I.
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The Living-Dead of Kulatum! (Table of Contents: 60)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1765
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In Brazil an explorer discovers the pyramids of Manoa and the cult of the living-dead. His escape is only temporary, for he is lost in the jungle.
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Conspiracy with Death (Table of Contents: 61)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1750
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A sailor pays a witch doctor to put a jinx on his rival. The sailer gets the girl, but refuses to pay his debt. It's his turn to be jinxed now.
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The Last Dance (Table of Contents: 62)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1699
Genre
horror-suspense; western-frontier
Synopsis
A cavalry soldier killed by Apaches returns from the dead to prevent his girl from marrying someone else.
Reprints

Shanghai Ship (Table of Contents: 63)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Marvin
Pencils
John Celardo ?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1684
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In an attempt to kidnap sailors for a cargo ship loaded with contraband, the kidnappers are detected and drown. They wake up in the land of the dead - and are shanghaied for service on the "Flying Dutchman".
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Indexer Notes

Story features two small illustrations.

The Gypsy Curse (Table of Contents: 64)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Katz ?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1741
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Nogoodnik Lou disposes of his difigured wife and is therefore faced with a gypsy curse. He won't find happiness as fate strikes pushing him into poverty and madness.
Reprints

Nightmare Island (Table of Contents: 65)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An island off the Australian coast proves indeed to be haunted, as a dockworker finds out who volunteered to spend the night there.
Reprints

Attend the Feast of the Ghouls (Table of Contents: 66)

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

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Feast of the Ghouls (Table of Contents: 67)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1811
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A group of rich gourmets travels around the world, devouring human flesh at secret meetings. The members transform into blue-skinned beasts at night.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cannibalism story cited by T.E. Murphy articles.

The Haunted Hotel (Table of Contents: 68)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
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

Satan's Pawn (Table of Contents: 69)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling ?
Inks
Jack Sparling ?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Job Number
B-1509
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Unrecognized and insane art painter goes on a killing spree and ends up locked away in the asylum.
Reprints

The Lonely Place (Table of Contents: 70)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Marvin
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man visits the house of his childhood and is overwhelmed by old fears.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

2 illustrations.

The Monster in the Maze! (Table of Contents: 71)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1817
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Howard Thorensen; Amy Thorensen
Synopsis
Howard and Amy visit the Minoan palace on Crete. They discover the legendary labyrinth and encounter the monstrous Minotaur.
Reprints
Keywords
Crete; Greek mythology; labyrinth; mental asylum; Minotaur

Let's Go Mad (Table of Contents: 72)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1824
Reprints

The Unbeliever (Table of Contents: 73)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
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

Icy Chills Frozen Death (Table of Contents: 74)

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

Pencils
Ross Andru ?
Inks
Ross Andru ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Garden of Evil! (Table of Contents: 75)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy (signed)
Inks
Mike Roy (signed)
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
VB-5
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A jealous sculptor breaks into the house of his famous colleague and rival to learn his secret of success. It has to do with the artist's wife, who lives in utter reclusion.
Reprints

Murder by Movie (Table of Contents: 76)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1313
Genre
crime
Synopsis
A gangster goes into hiding, but is discovered because he plays bit parts in Hollywood movies.
Reprints

The Outcast (Table of Contents: 77)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?; Mike Esposito ?
Inks
Mike Esposito ?
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
VB-4
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Mitch, a brutal killer, makes a deal with the devil to live forever. When Mitch defies his obligations, Satan takes away all his possessions and condemns him to a life of misery.
Reprints

The Living Brain (Table of Contents: 78)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Hendryx
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Mad scientist uses the brain of his assistant to create a thinking robot.
Reprints

The Frozen Death (Table of Contents: 79)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos ?; Bill Molno ?
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1865
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A woman captured in a block of ice comes to life again after fifty years. She only can survive in a cold environment. Exposed to heat she starts to decay.
Reprints

Horror's Scrapbook (Table of Contents: 80)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
VB-1
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Weird facts.
Reprints

The Curse of the Ancient Devil Gods (Table of Contents: 81)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Letters
Herb Field

Job Number
B-1864
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
And then there were none. Adventurers in the jungle get decimated by a native curse.
Reprints

Part-time Lunatic (Table of Contents: 82)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1407
Genre
crime
Synopsis
A man is sentenced to spend his nights at an "asylum for the insane" because he is believed to be not normal after dark.
Reprints

Ghosts in the Sky (Table of Contents: 83)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1849
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Allegedly true ghostly apparitions.
Reprints

The Corpse Candle (Table of Contents: 84)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1850
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of superstitious belief in England.
Reprints
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Adventures into Darkness Readers Collection
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Murder Mansion
  4. 3. Drury's Dream
  5. 4. Death Follows Orders
  6. 5. The Phantom Hounds of Castle Eyne
  7. 6. The Chimes of Doom
  8. 7. Horror's Little Acre
  9. 8. The Phantom Warning
  10. 9. Day of Reckoning!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. The Groping Ghost
  13. 12. Corpse Convention
  14. 13. The Thing from the Sea
  15. 14. The Return of the Thunderbird
  16. 15. The Strange Cats of Killough Heath
  17. 16. The Phantom Horseman
  18. 17. Beware of the Betraying Hands
  19. 18. The Pit of Horror
  20. 19. The Dancer from the Beyond
  21. 20. The Clutching Weed
  22. 21. Bride of Death
  23. 22. The Ghost That Warned a King
  24. 23. Death Drum
  25. 24. The Origin of "He Kicked the Bucket"
  26. 25. Mark of Evil
  27. 26. Mark of Evil
  28. 27. Death's Bridal Gown
  29. 28. The Beast Wasn't Hungry
  30. 29. The House That Jackdaw Built
  31. 30. The Fatal Strands
  32. 31. The Twisted Hands
  33. 32. Flowers on Deborah's Grave
  34. 33. The Hands of Don José
  35. 34. The Three Monkeys
  36. 35. Call for Claws
  37. 36. Phantom of Flushing
  38. 37. Flowers on Deborah's Grave
  39. 38. Ghost of Raynham Hall
  40. 39. Nothing Can Save Her
  41. 40. The Man Who Could Not Die
  42. 41. The Man Who Could Not Die!
  43. 42. Me, Ghost
  44. 43. The Hangman who was Hanged
  45. 44. The Walking Dead
  46. 45. Strange Footprints
  47. 46. Angkor City of Mystery
  48. 47. The Evil Cornucopia
  49. 48. Romance of Death
  50. 49. Mission from the Grave
  51. 50. Mission from the Grave
  52. 51. Rider in the Storm
  53. 52. The Finger of Guilt
  54. 53. Trophies of Doom
  55. 54. Call of the Werewolf
  56. 55. The Bride of Death
  57. 56. The Bread of Madness
  58. 57. Beware of a... Conspiracy with Death
  59. 58. Serpent of Doom
  60. 59. The Spectral Sergeant
  61. 60. The Living-Dead of Kulatum!
  62. 61. Conspiracy with Death
  63. 62. The Last Dance
  64. 63. Shanghai Ship
  65. 64. The Gypsy Curse
  66. 65. Nightmare Island
  67. 66. Attend the Feast of the Ghouls
  68. 67. Feast of the Ghouls
  69. 68. The Haunted Hotel
  70. 69. Satan's Pawn
  71. 70. The Lonely Place
  72. 71. The Monster in the Maze!
  73. 72. Let's Go Mad
  74. 73. The Unbeliever
  75. 74. Icy Chills Frozen Death
  76. 75. The Garden of Evil!
  77. 76. Murder by Movie
  78. 77. The Outcast
  79. 78. The Living Brain
  80. 79. The Frozen Death
  81. 80. Horror's Scrapbook
  82. 81. The Curse of the Ancient Devil Gods
  83. 82. Part-time Lunatic
  84. 83. Ghosts in the Sky
  85. 84. The Corpse Candle
This issue was modified by
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Gary Henderson