([October-November 1981])

K. G. Murray, 1977 Series
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Murray Publishers Pty Ltd
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Murray Comics
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[...And the Bugs Shall Inherit the Earth!] (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert)
Colors
Tatjana Wood (original colourist)
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Kill Me Gently! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Alex Niño
Inks
Alex Niño
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Len Wein (original editor)

Job Number
J-5771
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Jerold Duncan; Lyanna; Sybil; Philip
Reprints
  • US from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #283 (August 1980) [Illustration of Cain (host) removed from pp1. Last panel of story (containing Cain and his speech balloon) deleted, and art extended to fill the space.]
Keywords
scarab

Snake-Fright (Table of Contents: 2)

The Three Witches / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Jack C. Harris (original editor)

Job Number
J-5714
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cynthia (host); Mr. Freis; Mr. Pinkney
Synopsis
Mr. Pinkney does not like his neighbor or his pet snakes.
Reprints

Summer Camp (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Ernie Patricio
Inks
Ernie Patricio
Letters
Esphid Mahilum ? (as Ispeed)
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Jack C. Harris (original editor)

Job Number
J-6416
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mike; Alfie; Marky; Pastor Stoneheart; G'Ruthu (demon)
Synopsis
The children at a summer camp summon a demon to take away their mean counselor.
Reprints
Keywords
demon; devil worshiping; summer camp

Flight of the Lost Phantom (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Don Perlin (credited)
Inks
Don Perlin (credited)
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1959
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Ralph Kelso; Lieutenant Carver; Captain Masters
Synopsis
Was the ghost of Lt. Carver still trying to land on the U.S.S. Washington 20 years after his death?
Reprints

The Haunted Hotel (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of the Haunted and the Damned! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B1768
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ronald Morton; Lord Goren
Synopsis
Ronald Morton discovers that his hotel room is haunted.
Reprints

Another Candidate for the Morgue (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Letters
Norman Maurer ?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1203
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ernst Reuder; Fritz Lustig; Elsa Haast; The Jackal; Bruno Loering; Gretchen
Reprints
Keywords
Berlin

No Bed of Roses (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor)

Job Number
J-1511
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Walter Teed; ‘Sad-Eyes’ (gorilla); Lieutenant (unnamed); Mike; Marsha Teed
Reprints
Keywords
gorilla

Doorway to Nightmare (Table of Contents: 8)

Madame Xanadu / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor)

Job Number
J-4906
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Madame Xanadu (introduction); Cindy Barns; Brad Jacobs; Erika (Erikhatmen)
Reprints

The Devil's Own (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Caravana (signed)
Inks
Tony Caravana (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1902
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Thomas Weir; John Bell
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Edinburgh 1670

Journey to Oblivion (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1325
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Richard Dolan; Marie Dolan; Dr. Willard
Synopsis
Richard Dolan dies and goes to Heaven, but doesn't like it and comes back to life.
Reprints
  • US from The Witching Hour (DC, 1969 series) #27 (January 1973) [Illustrations of Mildred (host) removed from pp1, and also pp3 on first panel (including word balloon); and last panel with wording “The Witching Hour!” also deleted from final word balloon converted to a caption. Art extended to fill the spaces.]
Keywords
train

End of an Executioner (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Dennehy
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1152
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Morton Kennelly; Sally Kennelly
Reprints
Keywords
executioner

I'm Off to My Funeral (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Mar Amongo
Inks
Mar Amongo
Letters
Christian Albano ? [as Christian]
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Len Wein (original editor)

Job Number
J-5727
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Jedediah; Daniel
Reprints

Do Unto Others! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Skrenes (plot); Guy Lillian (dialogue)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Jack C. Harris (original editor)

Job Number
G-1038
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Angela Krug; Marga; Monique; The Baron (unnamed); Antone
Reprints
  • US from The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #201 (August 1980) [Illustrations of Abel (host) removed from first panel of story, and also removed from last panel with art extended to fill the space. “House of Secrets” logo removed from pp1.]
Keywords
Barvaria; gypsy

Skin Deep (Table of Contents: 14)

Abel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Letters
Alfredo Alcala
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor)

Job Number
J-1935
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abel (host); Louis Bardon (aka Francois Benet); Madelon; Antione Dupree; Mme. Lafrond
Synopsis
An ugly man has a mask made for himself in order to win the heart of a beautiful woman, but he is surprised by her reaction when he reveals his true face.
Reprints
  • US from House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #107 (April 1973) [Illustration of Abel (host) removed from fourth panel, but retained in four other panels of story. Partial wording “I’m Abel, Your host for House of Secrets!” deleted from panel three.]
Keywords
New Orleans

[Now!! Throw the switch Igor...] (Table of Contents: 15)

Abel's Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Manak (signed)
Pencils
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak (signed)
Letters
Dave Manak ?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original managing editor); Jack C. Harris (original editor)

Job Number
J-5516
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now!! Throw the switch Igor...
Genre
humour; horror-suspense
Reprints

Break In (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-2014
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Clem Marney
Synopsis
Clem Marney makes an ingenious prison break.
Reprints
Keywords
prison
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [...And the Bugs Shall Inherit the Earth!]
    House of Mystery
  2. 1. Kill Me Gently!
  3. 2. Snake-Fright
    The Three Witches
  4. 3. Summer Camp
  5. 4. Flight of the Lost Phantom
  6. 5. The Haunted Hotel
    Tales of the Haunted and the Damned!
  7. 6. Another Candidate for the Morgue
  8. 7. No Bed of Roses
  9. 8. Doorway to Nightmare
    Madame Xanadu
  10. 9. The Devil's Own
  11. 10. Journey to Oblivion
  12. 11. End of an Executioner
  13. 12. I'm Off to My Funeral
  14. 13. Do Unto Others!
  15. 14. Skin Deep
    Abel
  16. 15. [Now!! Throw the switch Igor...]
    Abel's Fables
  17. 16. Break In
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