Ghosts #40
(July 1975)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1975-04-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; Paul Levitz (Assistant Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #40 only)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #117.


The Ghost Who Died Twice; Nightmare That Haunted the World (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Inks
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
B-2508
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Spy (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Nightmare That Haunted the World (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Calnan (credited)
Inks
John Calnan (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

No Grave Can Hold Me! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Zenna Prohl; Istvan; Margot
Synopsis
Istvan is haunted by the ghost of Zenna Prohl who he accused of being a witch so he could get her land.
Reprints

Galleon of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-465
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Val Connors; Dan Keith; Captain Perez; Felice
Synopsis
Two treasure hunters try to find a sunken galley but run into a ghostly galleon instead.
Reprints

The Ghost Who Died Twice (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Buddy Gernale (credited)
Inks
Buddy Gernale (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2378
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Poltergeists: Playful Phantoms or Phonies? (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Berni Wrightson (illustration)
Inks
Berni Wrightson (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

The Roaring Coffin (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Florese (credited)
Inks
Rudy Florese (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2381
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Eyes from Another World (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
John Calnan
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2353
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Screaming Skulls (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti (credited)
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
L-466
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Vincent Perrault; Maman Marie; Yvonne Perrault
Synopsis
When Vincent Perrault disturbs an ancient burial ground for stones for his new house he awakens the curse of the screaming skulls.
Reprints

Mission Supernatural! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
L-464
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Hands from the Grave! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
John Calnan
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-465
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ghost Who Died Twice; Nightmare That Haunted the World
  2. 1. The Spy
    Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. The Nightmare That Haunted the World
  4. 3. No Grave Can Hold Me!
  5. 4. Galleon of Death
  6. 5. The Ghost Who Died Twice
  7. 6. Poltergeists: Playful Phantoms or Phonies?
  8. 7. The Roaring Coffin
  9. 8. Eyes from Another World
  10. 9. The Screaming Skulls
  11. 10. Mission Supernatural!
  12. 11. The Hands from the Grave!
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