(April 1997)

DC, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale date
1997-04-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN
1-56389-254-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941207193 00111
Editing
Andrew Helfer; Jim Higgins (assistant)
Color
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
8 1/2 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Matte interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Bob Lappan, Roxanne Starr, Agnes Pinaha, Hugh Monhan, and Michael Price.

One of the seventeen Paradox Press series of Big Books:
1994 - The Big Book of Urban Legends
1995 - The Big Book of Death; The Big Book of Weirdos; The Big Book of Conspiracies;
1996 - The Big Book of Freaks; The Big Book of Little Criminals; The Big Book of Hoaxes; The Big Book of Thugs
1997 - The Big Book of Losers; The Big Book of The Unexplained; The Big Book of Martyrs; The Big Book of Scandal
1998 - The Big Book of Bad; The Big Book of the Weird Wild West
1999 - The Big Book of Vice; The Big Book of Grimm
2000 - The Big Book of the '70s


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The Big Book of The Unexplained (Table of Contents: 1)

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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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An Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

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Eric Shanower
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High Strangeness (Table of Contents: 4)

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Doug Moench
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Aggravating Agriglyphs (Table of Contents: 5)

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Doug Moench
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Senseless Synchronicities (Table of Contents: 6)

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Doug Moench
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Robin Smith
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Robin Smith
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Moving Megaliths (Table of Contents: 7)

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Doug Moench
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Steve Lieber
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Steve Lieber
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The Crystal Skull of Doom (Table of Contents: 8)

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Doug Moench
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Jeff Parker
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Jeff Parker
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Reeling Rocks and Rolling Stones (Table of Contents: 9)

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Doug Moench
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Gary Fields
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Gary Fields
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Not Quite Cats and Dogs (Table of Contents: 10)

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Doug Moench
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Ted Slampyak
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Ancient Man (Table of Contents: 11)

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Doug Moench
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Sergio Aragones
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Sergio Aragones
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As Above, So Below (Table of Contents: 12)

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Doug Moench
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Ward Sutton
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Ward Sutton
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In No Space - Time Flat (Table of Contents: 13)

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Doug Moench
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Randy DuBurke
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Close Enchounters (Table of Contents: 14)

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Doug Moench
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Introduction to Chapter Two: Close Encounters.

Classified Quotes (Table of Contents: 15)

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Doug Moench
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Paul Guinan
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Paul Guinan
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The New Guinea Synchronicity (Table of Contents: 16)

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Doug Moench
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Joe Orlando
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Joe Orlando
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The Best Photos are Always Blurry (Table of Contents: 17)

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Doug Moench
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Brent Anderson
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Brent Anderson
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South American Stud to the Stars (Table of Contents: 18)

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Doug Moench
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Steve Mannion
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Steve Mannion
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The Valentich Vanishing (Table of Contents: 19)

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Doug Moench
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J. H. Williams III
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J. H. Williams III
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Alien Abduction Alternatives (Table of Contents: 20)

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Doug Moench
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Donald David
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Donald David
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The Astronauts and the Aliens (Table of Contents: 21)

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Doug Moench
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Russ Heath
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Russ Heath
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Waters of Bent Reality (Table of Contents: 22)

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Doug Moench
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Paul Gulacy
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Paul Gulacy
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The Death of the Fifth Sun (Table of Contents: 23)

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Doug Moench
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Rick Parker
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Rick Parker
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Pope of the Paranormal (Table of Contents: 24)

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Doug Moench
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Hunt Emerson
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Hunt Emerson
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Eyes of the Beholder (Table of Contents: 25)

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Doug Moench
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Gahan Wilson
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Gaham Wilson
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Impossible Entities (Table of Contents: 26)

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Doug Moench
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Crypto-Critters (Table of Contents: 27)

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Doug Moench
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Andrew Wendel
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Andrew Wendel
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The Bigfoot Sleeping Bag Snatch (Table of Contents: 28)

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Doug Moench
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Bill Alger
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Bill Alger
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The Mothman Visitations (Table of Contents: 29)

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Doug Moench
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Graham Higgins
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Graham Higgins
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The Goatsucker (Table of Contents: 30)

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Doug Moench
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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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Those Sinister Men in Black (Table of Contents: 31)

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Doug Moench
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Bob Fingerman
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The Monsters of Loch Ness (Table of Contents: 32)

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Doug Moench
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Joe Staton
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Joe Staton
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The Kentucky Goblin Spree (Table of Contents: 33)

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Doug Moench
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S. M. Taggart
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S. M. Taggart
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Dinosaur Alive (Table of Contents: 34)

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Doug Moench
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Rafael Kayanan
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The Sasquatch Saucers (Table of Contents: 35)

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Doug Moench
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Joe Phillips
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Joe Phillips
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From the Beyond (Table of Contents: 36)

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Doug Moench
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Four: From the Beyond.

Cosmic Trickster Quickies (Table of Contents: 37)

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Doug Moench
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Jim Fern
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Jim Fern
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Curse of the Mummy's Boy (Table of Contents: 38)

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Doug Moench
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Rick Geary
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Rick Geary
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The Versailles Timeslip (Table of Contents: 39)

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Doug Moench
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Steve Leialoha
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Imagics (Table of Contents: 40)

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Tayyar Ozkan
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Putting the Ick in Titanic (Table of Contents: 41)

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Doug Moench
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Steve Smith
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Steve Smith
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Creeping Coffins of the Restless Dead (Table of Contents: 42)

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Doug Moench
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Dave DeVries
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The Cosmic Trickster Returns (Table of Contents: 43)

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Doug Moench
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Hilary Barta
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Car Without a Rebel (Table of Contents: 44)

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The Miraculous Mirabelli (Table of Contents: 45)

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Fred Harper
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Fred Harper
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Bullet Ghosts (Table of Contents: 46)

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Tom Sutton
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Hollywood Hauntings (Table of Contents: 47)

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Doug Moench
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Graham Manley
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The Cosmic Trickster Giggles Again (Table of Contents: 48)

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Gordon Purcell
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Afterword (Table of Contents: 49)

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Eric Shanower
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Biographies (Table of Contents: 50)

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Indexer Notes

Short biographies on the writer and artists featured in the book.

Bibliography (Table of Contents: 51)

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List of sources.

Copyright Information (Table of Contents: 52)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of The Unexplained
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. An Introduction
  5. 4. High Strangeness
  6. 5. Aggravating Agriglyphs
  7. 6. Senseless Synchronicities
  8. 7. Moving Megaliths
  9. 8. The Crystal Skull of Doom
  10. 9. Reeling Rocks and Rolling Stones
  11. 10. Not Quite Cats and Dogs
  12. 11. Ancient Man
  13. 12. As Above, So Below
  14. 13. In No Space - Time Flat
  15. 14. Close Enchounters
  16. 15. Classified Quotes
  17. 16. The New Guinea Synchronicity
  18. 17. The Best Photos are Always Blurry
  19. 18. South American Stud to the Stars
  20. 19. The Valentich Vanishing
  21. 20. Alien Abduction Alternatives
  22. 21. The Astronauts and the Aliens
  23. 22. Waters of Bent Reality
  24. 23. The Death of the Fifth Sun
  25. 24. Pope of the Paranormal
  26. 25. Eyes of the Beholder
  27. 26. Impossible Entities
  28. 27. Crypto-Critters
  29. 28. The Bigfoot Sleeping Bag Snatch
  30. 29. The Mothman Visitations
  31. 30. The Goatsucker
  32. 31. Those Sinister Men in Black
  33. 32. The Monsters of Loch Ness
  34. 33. The Kentucky Goblin Spree
  35. 34. Dinosaur Alive
  36. 35. The Sasquatch Saucers
  37. 36. From the Beyond
  38. 37. Cosmic Trickster Quickies
  39. 38. Curse of the Mummy's Boy
  40. 39. The Versailles Timeslip
  41. 40. Imagics
  42. 41. Putting the Ick in Titanic
  43. 42. Creeping Coffins of the Restless Dead
  44. 43. The Cosmic Trickster Returns
  45. 44. Car Without a Rebel
  46. 45. The Miraculous Mirabelli
  47. 46. Bullet Ghosts
  48. 47. Hollywood Hauntings
  49. 48. The Cosmic Trickster Giggles Again
  50. 49. Afterword
  51. 50. Biographies
  52. 51. Bibliography
  53. 52. Copyright Information
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