(December 1969-January 1970)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1969-10-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Dick Giordano
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[Welcome to the House of Secrets] (Table of Contents: 1)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-312
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel
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Indexer Notes

First part of framing sequence running throughout the book.

Script credit per reprint in House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1.

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man must choose between living in this world or a dream world.
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[Interlude] (Table of Contents: 3)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-313
Characters
Abel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit per reprint in House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1.

Bigger Than a Breadbox (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Art Saaf ? (see notes)
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-375
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original artwork was in Art Saaf's possession according to his son Steve (see error report June 2009). From this statement the credits were changed to Art Saaf. Original indexer credited Mike Roy on pencils and Mike Peppe on inks, while DC credits Mike Royer on pencils and Peppe on inks in Showcase Presents: The House of Secrets (DC, 2008 series) #1. Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo.

Script credit per reprint in House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1.

Once Upon a Time in a Mystery Book... (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-462

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustration.

[Interlude] (Table of Contents: 6)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-314
Characters
Abel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit per reprint in House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1.

The House of Endless Years (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway [as Gerard Conway]
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-392
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (story host); Judy (girl); Neal (Peggy's brother); old hag; Peggy (girl); Tippy (Peggy's dog)
Synopsis
Two girls, Judy and Peggy, in search of Peggy's lost brother Neal, enter an old house where lives an old hag who warns them to leave for their own good. They don't and find out that the evil house drains the life from those in it by leeching on their fear of death, condemning them to an endless eternity.
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[Epilogue] (Table of Contents: 8)

Abel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-315
Characters
Abel; Cain
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit per reprint in House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus (DC, 2018 series) #1.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Welcome to the House of Secrets]
    Abel
  3. 2. The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
  4. 3. [Interlude]
    Abel
  5. 4. Bigger Than a Breadbox
  6. 5. Once Upon a Time in a Mystery Book...
  7. 6. [Interlude]
    Abel
  8. 7. The House of Endless Years
  9. 8. [Epilogue]
    Abel
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • John Monagle
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