([October 1978])

K. G. Murray, 1977 Series
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[Terrifying Tales To Chill Your Spine!] (Table of Contents)

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Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The House Called Blefestry (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Kunkel
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
Alfredo Alcala ?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Owen Sherwood; Terri Sherwood
Synopsis
Owen Sherwood is haunted by terrible nightmares, but when he consults a psychiatrist he learns that the nightmares are real.
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Keywords
psychiatrist

The Wizard's Revenge (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jim Lowery; Waldyk the Wizard
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Keywords
wizard

Grim Choice! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Frank Robbins
Inks
Frank Robbins
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); ‘Dolph’ Culhane; Guiterrez; Pepper; Martinez
Synopsis
After a plane crash in the mountains, Dolph Culhane is forced to eat the race horse he just bought in order to stay alive, but after he is rescued he learns that the horse was diseased, just as he starts to feel the symptoms himself.
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Keywords
race horse

The Swami of Broadway (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the mysterious jungles of Bengal to the glittering lights of an American city came the Swami--bringing with him a magic emerald possessing the power to unlock the forbidden secrets of the future!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dean Hall; Orry Kane; swami [Jones]
Synopsis
Dean Hall and Orry Kane are on a trip in Bengal. Kane tries again to persuade Hall to sell him his theater, Hall again refuses. They enter a village and see a swami who predicts an elephant stampede. The square is emptied just in time. A month later Hall auditions acts for his theater when the swami appears on stage. He makes two predictions which comes true. Later the swami is asked to appear at the theater and he says he will not enter as it will be struck by a meteor. Hall sells the theatre to Kane and leaves. The swami is then revealed to be a fake. Then a meteor hits the theatre.
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Keywords
swami

The Girl in the Glass Sphere (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Job Number
J-1568
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Palmer; Edward Yeager; Tom; Carl; Laurie (Lorelei)
Reprints
  • US from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #227 (October-November 1974) [Job number (J-1568), and copyright details deleted from reprint. Host (Cain) deleted from pp1 with top panel cropped. Page headings deleted: “Girl in the Glass Sphere” (odd pages) and “The House of Mystery” (even pages), except for pp1.]
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Markham's Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Frank Redondo
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Stanley Markham; Mr. Webber; Mrs. Peterson
Synopsis
Stanley Markham steals sculptures done by an old lady and passes them off as his own. Eventually he murders her so she can't reveal the truth, but her ghost returns for revenge.
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Keywords
art museum

The Devil's Chessboard (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alan Blake; Elsa Trent; Rabu
Synopsis
Chess expert Alan Blake engages in a deadly game on the magical "devil's chessboard" where every lost piece equals a loss in real life. When Blake's queen is taken, his fiancée suffers a heart attack. She survives only, because Blake can promote a pawn to a queen.
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Keywords
chess

Stamps of Doom! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira) (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alex Manning; Von Cramm; George Bath; Linquist; Carter
Reprints
Keywords
Nazi

The Man Who Saw Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Baron; Alchemist (unnamed)
Synopsis
An evil baron steals the secret of foretelling the future from an alchemist, but it leads to his death.
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Keywords
alchemist; demon

Master of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Job Number
J-3467
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ed Farrow; Professor Eggleston; Marie Kitner; Miss Wilton; Dr. Krishna; Sphinx
Reprints
Keywords
Quiz Show; Sphinx

The Devil Strikes at My Old Kentucky Home! (Table of Contents: 11)

House of Mystery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain; Max Allen; John Shaw; Horatio; Bob; Cedric B. DeMiles
Synopsis
The House of Mystery is scouted as a location for an amusement park, then for a movie, but Cain and his fellow weird inhabitants scare everyone away.
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Scared to Life (Table of Contents: 12)

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Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (as Berni Wrightson)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (as Berni Wrightson)
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Lord Dufferin
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From Beyond the Grave! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Marjorie Darland (as Marjorie K. Darland)
Pencils
Alex Niño
Inks
Alex Niño
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Destiny (host); Maude West; Whitney Lee; George
Synopsis
Maude West finally joins her dead fiancee, fifty years after the accident that killed him.
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The One and Only, Fully Guaranteed, Super-Permanent, 100%? (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Neal Adams
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Genre
humour; horror-suspense
Characters
Stanley Landman; Stella Landman; Sadie
Synopsis
Henpecked Stanley Landman mail-orders the answer to his problems.
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Man Killers (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Rudy Florese
Inks
Rudy Florese
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Arnon the Wizard
Synopsis
A gang of conquering barbarians are captured and killed by a band of Amazons.
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Keywords
Amazons; Wizard
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Terrifying Tales To Chill Your Spine!]
  2. 1. The House Called Blefestry
  3. 2. The Wizard's Revenge
  4. 3. Grim Choice!
  5. 4. The Swami of Broadway
  6. 5. The Girl in the Glass Sphere
  7. 6. Markham's Masterpiece
  8. 7. The Devil's Chessboard
  9. 8. Stamps of Doom!
  10. 9. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow!
  11. 10. Master of the Unknown
  12. 11. The Devil Strikes at My Old Kentucky Home!
    House of Mystery
  13. 12. Scared to Life
  14. 13. From Beyond the Grave!
  15. 14. The One and Only, Fully Guaranteed, Super-Permanent, 100%?
  16. 15. Man Killers
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