(2012)

DC, 2012 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
19.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Pages
516
On-sale date
2011-11-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3317-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401233174 51999
Editing
Ian Sattler (archival editions); Murray Boltinoff (original series)
Color
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US (6.75" x 10.25")
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Reprints stories from Ghosts (DC, 1971 series) #1-18. Does not reprint the text stories from these issues.

There are two versions of Volume 1:

In the original edition, "Death Held the Lantern High" is on pages 468 to 473 (missing last page of story). Then "The Specters Were The Stars" runs from pages 474 to 481, then you got "Phantoms of the Flash!" on page 482 and "The Devil's Ouija" starting on page 483.

In the corrected edition, released February 8, 2012, you get "Death Held the Lantern High" on pages 468 to 474 (last page of story included). Then "The Specters Were The Stars" on pages 475 to 482, followed by "The Devil's Ouija" starting on page 483.

The corrected edition is indexed here.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back cover pages.

Showcase Presents Ghosts (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page, company credits and indicia information.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 4 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

[Ghosts #1] (Table of Contents: 4)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
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?

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horror-suspense
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We Challenge You to Read On! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abraham Lincoln; Arthur Conan Doyle; Mark Twain
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to the concept of ghosts.

Death's Bridegroom! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman [as Geoff Brown]
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
She had waited years for her betrothed, only to have a con man stage a weirdo wedding - until she pulled the last trick on him!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis from the table of contents in the reprint.

Ghost in the Iron Coffin (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman [as David George]
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Letters
?

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The Tattooed Terror! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Letters
?

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Indexer Notes

writer ID-ed by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Last Dream! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Pencilling credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The indexer of the reprint says Sy Barry inked this. Martin O'Hearn says Giacoia inked it.
Martin O'Hearn also Identified the writer in Apa-I.

The Spectral Coachman! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Tombstone, Arizona, draws its name from the town graveyard where the greatest badmen of the west are buried. But tonight - one of them lives again!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis from the table of contents in the reprint.

[Ghosts #2] (Table of Contents: 11)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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No Grave Can Hold Me! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
George Tuska
Letters
?

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.
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Mission Supernatural! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Leftenet Vic Jordan; Cantrell
Synopsis
Leftenet Vic Jordan's ghost still flies the foggy skies over England looking for his landing strip.
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The Sorrow of the Spirits! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
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?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Conrad Ganges; Martin Nerok; Governor Maitland; Genghis Khan (ghost); Sgt. Peters; Nero (ghost)
Synopsis
Conrad Ganges has found a way to see the spirit world and to communicate with its inhabitants.
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Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in apa-I.

Enter the Ghost! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jan Robley; Winters; Charning; Lord Boynton
Synopsis
Winters is an actor performing a play forbidden in the town. Lord Boynton has sworn to return from the grave to kill anyone attempting to mount the play.
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Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

Galleon of Death (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Letters
?

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.
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Lantern in the Rain! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
John Logan (Ghost); Luke Brownell
Synopsis
Did the ghost of John Logan flash his ghostly signal lantern to stop Luke Brownell from crashing his train?
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The Ghost Battalions (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters
Selby; Parisi; Heffner; Carson; Dr. Maxon; Colonel Li Fli Sien
Synopsis
Groups of soldiers have been disappearing into thin air all throughout history. Did Shelby's men suffer the same fate?
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[Ghosts #3] (Table of Contents: 19)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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Death Is My Mother (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
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Tony DeZuniga
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lira [Ghost Woman of the Sea]; Sir Desmond; Dennis
Synopsis
When Sir Desmond accidentally kills his wife Lira she returns to take their son.
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The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Dick Mayhew; Mr. Coombs (Movie Director); Lola Lamour
Synopsis
When actor Dick Mayhew begins to play the part of a famous escape artist for a film did the ghost of the escape artist help him with the stunts?
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Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Dark Goddess of Doom (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
John Calnan
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Johnny Gan; Suggs; Chris Morton; Margot
Synopsis
Chris Morton steals a statue of the Indian Goddess of Evil, Kali. He didn't bargin on the curse that came with the statue.
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Station G-H-O-S-T! (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
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Ruben Moreira
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Gill; Tom; Bold Eagle; Jeff; Timothy Gill (Ghost); Mr. Yorke; Eddie
Synopsis
Andrew Gill wants to buy the house his ancestor supposedly haunts and uses some trickery on the current owner.
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Legion of the Dead (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Leo Dorfman
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George Tuska
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George Tuska
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?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Marius; Octavius; Mark Calder
Synopsis
Some ghostly Roman soldiers lead Mark Calder out of the desert.
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Ghostly Miners (Table of Contents: 25)

Cain's True Case Files / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Are ghostly miners mining coal in Lions Coal Corporation mines?
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The Screaming Skulls (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
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Jerry Grandenetti
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Jerry Grandenetti
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?

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.
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[Ghosts #4] (Table of Contents: 27)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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The Crimson Claw! (Table of Contents: 28)

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Leo Dorfman
Pencils
George Tuska
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George Tuska
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis
He was born to a fearsome fate, and he could only escape it if he learned the secret of the mysterious omen that haunted him!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis from reprint.

The Ghostly Cities of Gold! (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Letters
?

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The Man Who Killed His Shadow (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Curt Swan
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?
Letters
?

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Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Fanged Spectres of Kinshoro (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dark Africa holds many secrets - and the most dangerous are the powers of M'Timbu, the witch doctor of Kinshoro!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis from reprint.

The Legend of the Black Swan (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
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Charles Paris
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?

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Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

The Threshold of Nightmare House (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Calnan
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John Calnan
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?

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[Ghosts #5] (Table of Contents: 34)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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Death, The Pale Horseman! (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Art Saaf
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Art Saaf
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The great Mongol horde rested peacefully in their graves - until the foolish Chinese soldiers defiled their tomb and brought forth a ghostly vengeance!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis from reprint.

The Hands from the Grave! (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
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John Calnan
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John Calnan
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?

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fantasy-supernatural
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The Telltale Mirror (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
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Jerry Grandenetti ?
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Bowers
Synopsis
John Bowers finds a mirror that shows the future.
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Caravan of Doom (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jack Sparling
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Jack Sparling
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Phantom from the Fog (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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?
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Ruben Moreira (signed)
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Ruben Moreira (signed)
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?

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fantasy-supernatural
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The Hearse Came at Midnight (Table of Contents: 40)

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Leo Dorfman
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Jerry Grandenetti
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Jerry Grandenetti
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horror-suspense
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[Ghosts #6] (Table of Contents: 41)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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A Specter Poured the Potion (Table of Contents: 42)

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Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Art Saaf
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Art Saaf
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Master Anton Drucker; Johann Kant; Maria Unsell
Synopsis
When pharmacist Anton Drucker fires his assistant Johann Kant for giving away medicine, Kant suffers a fatal heart attack. Later, Kant's ghost returns and mixes a special prescription for a woman, Drucker investigates and finds everything in his shop turned to dust.
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Ride with the Devil (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Calnan
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John Calnan
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hiram Dunn; Amy Dunn; Mark Alden; Kathy
Synopsis
In 1791 when Hiram Dunn and his daughter are lost in a storm they become phantoms, destined to forever be trying to reach Boston.
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Death Awaits Me (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
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Jerry Grandenetti
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Jerry Grandenetti
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Baron Charles; Gordon; Isadora Duncan
Synopsis
A ghostly vision warns Baron Charles of impending death, but is it his or Isadora's?
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Ghost Cargo from the Sky (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Pencils
Jack Sparling
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Jack Sparling
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Manu; Carter
Synopsis
After WWII in the Pacific, Manu starts the "Cargo Cult" and brings ghostly planes to his small island.
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[Ghosts #7] (Table of Contents: 46)

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Mike Kaluta
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Mike Kaluta
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?

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Death's Finger Points (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Leo Dorfman
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Jack Sparling
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Jack Sparling
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?

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Touch Not My Tomb! (Table of Contents: 48)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Leo Dorfman
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Art Saaf
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Art Saaf
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Sweet Smile of Death (Table of Contents: 49)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
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John Calnan
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John Calnan
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?

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[Ghosts #8] (Table of Contents: 50)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Cadaver in the Clock! (Table of Contents: 51)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Buddy Gernale
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Buddy Gernale
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Guns of the Dead (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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?

Genre
horror-suspense; war
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Hotline to the Supernatural (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Leo Dorfman
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? (Redondo Studio)
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? (Redondo Studio)
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?

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horror-suspense
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To Kill a Tyrant! (Table of Contents: 54)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Quico Redondo [as QR]
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Quico Redondo [as QR]
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?

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horror-suspense
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[Ghosts #9] (Table of Contents: 55)

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Nick Cardy [as NC]
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Nick Cardy [as NC]
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Curse of the Phantom Prophet! (Table of Contents: 56)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Calnan
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John Calnan
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Last Ride of Rosie the Wrecker (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala

Genre
horror-suspense; war
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The Spectral Shepherd of Dartmoor (Table of Contents: 58)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Leo Dorfman
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Jerry Grandenetti
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Jerry Grandenetti
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horror-suspense
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The Phantom That Never Was! (Table of Contents: 59)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Leo Dorfman
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Bob Brown
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Frank McLaughlin
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?

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horror-suspense
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[Ghosts #10] (Table of Contents: 60)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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Experimenters Beyond the Grave (Table of Contents: 61)

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Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Win Mortimer
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Win Mortimer
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?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Harry Houdini; Mackenzie King; Aldous Huxley
Synopsis
Famous people who planned to contact the living after they died to prove the existence of an after-life.
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A Specter Stalks Saigon (Table of Contents: 62)

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Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc
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Redondo Studio
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?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters
Lieutenant Tho
Synopsis
A ghostly soldier tries to warn soldiers to change their plans during the Vietnam War.
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The Ghost of Wandsgate Gallows! (Table of Contents: 63)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Ernie Chan
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Ernie Chan
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Judd Gibbons; Sir Alex Craven; Lord James Craven; Inspector Noel Padderly
Synopsis
Judd Gibbons is hired to kill Lord James Craven.
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Death Came at Dawn (Table of Contents: 64)

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Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman

Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Sam Waller
Synopsis
Sam Waller is convinced the ship he is on is doomed but his Captain will not listen.
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The Hell Beast of Berkeley Square (Table of Contents: 65)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Nestor Malgapo
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Nestor Malgapo
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Will Craig; Frank Villers; Martin Jarvis; Amy Jarvis; Nora; Captain John Raymond
Synopsis
The Beast of Berkeley Square haunts an old mansion.
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[Ghosts #11] (Table of Contents: 66)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Devil's Lake (Table of Contents: 67)

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?
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
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E. R. Cruz
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Marcos

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horror-suspense
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Next Stop Is Nowhere (Table of Contents: 68)

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?
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Ernie Chan
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Ernie Chan
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horror-suspense
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The Specter Who Stalked Cellblock 13 (Table of Contents: 69)

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?
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Jerry Grandenetti
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Jerry Grandenetti
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The Instrument of Death! (Table of Contents: 70)

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?
Pencils
Bob Brown
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Bob Brown
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The Death Circle (Table of Contents: 71)

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Jack Sparling
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Jack Sparling
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Jack Sparling
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?

Characters
William Harrison; Abraham Lincoln; James Garfield; William McKinley; Warren G. Harding; Franklin D. Roosevelt; John F. Kennedy
Synopsis
Since 1840, every president voted into office in a year ending in zero, has died in office.
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[Ghosts #12] (Table of Contents: 72)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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The Macabre Mummy of Takhem-Ahtem (Table of Contents: 73)

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?
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John Calnan
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John Calnan
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Chimes for a Corpse (Table of Contents: 74)

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?
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Jerry Grandenetti
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Jerry Grandenetti
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Beyond the Portals of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 75)

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?
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Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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?

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[Ghosts #13] (Table of Contents: 76)

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Nick Cardy [as NC]
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Nick Cardy [as NC]
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Nightmare in the Sandbox! (Table of Contents: 77)

comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lazaire; Dr. Allan Jones; Leona; Greg; Amy; Tiger (a dog); Ti-Olga
Synopsis
Dr. Jones doesn't believe in voodoo, until the local witch doctor curses his sandbox.
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Voice of Vengeance (Table of Contents: 78)

comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
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John Calnan
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John Calnan
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Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Signor Giovanni; Pietro Giovanni; Signorina Morini; Signor Vitello; Signor Gardella; Rosa Giovanni
Synopsis
For countless generations, Signor Giovanni's marionettes conjured up laughter throughout the Italian countryside. When he is attacked and has his voice damaged, who is speaking his part in the next performance?
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Have Tomb, Will Travel (Table of Contents: 79)

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Leo Dorfman
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Esphid Mahilum

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Patsy Coyne
Synopsis
Patsy Coyne's killer is haunted by his new car.
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Hell Is One Mile High (Table of Contents: 80)

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Script
Leo Dorfman
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Nestor Redondo
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Nestor Redondo
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Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Jim; Bill; Anna; Baron Immanuel Schreiber
Synopsis
Did two American GI's take refuge in a haunted German castle, or was it just their imagination.
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[Ghosts #14] (Table of Contents: 81)

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Pencils
Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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horror-suspense
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The Bride Wore a Shroud (Table of Contents: 82)

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?
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Buddy Gernale (signed)
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Buddy Gernale (signed)
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Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Diane Chapman; Mr. Frederick Chapman; Kenneth Inglis; Dr. Scudder
Synopsis
Is Diane Chapman's bridal gown haunted?
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Death Weaves a Web (Table of Contents: 83)

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George Kashdan
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Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
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Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Raymond Forbes; Gerald
Synopsis
When Raymond Forbes threatens to send Gerald to an orphanage, Gerald's spider friends take their revenge.
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Indexer Notes

Writer not credited in the issue, credit comes from reprint in DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest.

Phantom of the Iron Horseman (Table of Contents: 84)

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?
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hiram Maloney; Joshua
Synopsis
Did the ghost of Joshua's grandfather come back to signal to him that the railroad bridge was washed out?
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The Dark Dream of Death (Table of Contents: 85)

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?
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E. R. Cruz (signed)
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E. R. Cruz (signed)
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Robert Duncan; Charlotte Maury; Mary Ford
Synopsis
Did people dream about the mine disaster in Alberfan England months before it happened?
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[Ghosts #15] (Table of Contents: 86)

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Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Ghost That Wouldn't Die (Table of Contents: 87)

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?
Pencils
Buddy Gernale (signed)
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Buddy Gernale (signed)
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?

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horror-suspense
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A Phantom in the Alamo (Table of Contents: 88)

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Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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Genre
historical; horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Writing credit from reprint.

Who Dares Cheat the Dead? (Table of Contents: 89)

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?
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala

Genre
horror-suspense
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Hand from the Grave (Table of Contents: 90)

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?
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Rico Rival (signed)
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Rico Rival (signed)
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
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[Ghosts #16] (Table of Contents: 91)

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Pencils
Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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Death's Grinning Face (Table of Contents: 92)

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?
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Rico Rival
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Rico Rival
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?

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The Mothball Ghost (Table of Contents: 93)

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?
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Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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?

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The Haunted Hero of St. Helena! (Table of Contents: 94)

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?
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Gerry Talaoc
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Gerry Talaoc
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?

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[Ghosts #17] (Table of Contents: 95)

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Pencils
Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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?

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horror-suspense
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Death Held the Lantern High (Table of Contents: 96)

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Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
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Alfredo Alcala
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Genre
horror-suspense
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The Specters Were the Stars (Table of Contents: 97)

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Script
Murray Boltinoff
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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Genre
horror-suspense
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The Devil's Ouija (Table of Contents: 98)

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Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
John Calnan
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John Calnan
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Genre
horror-suspense
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[Ghosts #18] (Table of Contents: 99)

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Pencils
Nick Cardy
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Nick Cardy
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Genre
horror-suspense
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Graveyard of Vengeance (Table of Contents: 100)

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?
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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala (signed)
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Alfredo Alcala

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Orrin Randall; Katie Randall
Synopsis
An Indian Chief curses all white men on his ground when his family is killed by English soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
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Death of a Ghost (Table of Contents: 101)

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?
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Abe Ocampo (signed)
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Abe Ocampo (signed)
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Clayton Butler; Jan Butler; Joshua Butler (ghost); Devereux
Synopsis
Jan and Clayton Butler try to move into a haunted mansion. Mr. Devereux has a machine that will remove the ghost that occupies the mansion.
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The Eye of Evil (Table of Contents: 102)

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Leo Dorfman
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Frank Redondo (signed)
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Frank Redondo (signed)
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Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alois Hitler; Klara Hitler; Otto; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis
Alois Hitler can see the hate in his son's eyes but nobody will believe him.
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Writing credit from reprint.

Death Came Creeping (Table of Contents: 103)

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?
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Ernesto Patricio (signed)
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Gerry Talaoc (signed)
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Abdul Mahmoud
Synopsis
Abdul Mahmoud has a cat that is better than any security system or safe at protecting him and his belongings.
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[Showcase Presents] (Table of Contents: 104) (Expand) /

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Ghosts Volume 1 (Table of Contents: 105) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Showcase Presents Ghosts
  4. 3. Table of Contents
  5. 4. [Ghosts #1]
  6. 5. We Challenge You to Read On!
  7. 6. Death's Bridegroom!
  8. 7. Ghost in the Iron Coffin
  9. 8. The Tattooed Terror!
  10. 9. The Last Dream!
  11. 10. The Spectral Coachman!
  12. 11. [Ghosts #2]
  13. 12. No Grave Can Hold Me!
  14. 13. Mission Supernatural!
  15. 14. The Sorrow of the Spirits!
  16. 15. Enter the Ghost!
  17. 16. Galleon of Death
  18. 17. Lantern in the Rain!
  19. 18. The Ghost Battalions
  20. 19. [Ghosts #3]
  21. 20. Death Is My Mother
  22. 21. The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood
  23. 22. The Dark Goddess of Doom
  24. 23. Station G-H-O-S-T!
  25. 24. Legion of the Dead
  26. 25. Ghostly Miners
    Cain's True Case Files
  27. 26. The Screaming Skulls
  28. 27. [Ghosts #4]
  29. 28. The Crimson Claw!
  30. 29. The Ghostly Cities of Gold!
  31. 30. The Man Who Killed His Shadow
  32. 31. The Fanged Spectres of Kinshoro
  33. 32. The Legend of the Black Swan
  34. 33. The Threshold of Nightmare House
  35. 34. [Ghosts #5]
  36. 35. Death, The Pale Horseman!
  37. 36. The Hands from the Grave!
  38. 37. The Telltale Mirror
  39. 38. Caravan of Doom
  40. 39. The Phantom from the Fog
  41. 40. The Hearse Came at Midnight
  42. 41. [Ghosts #6]
  43. 42. A Specter Poured the Potion
  44. 43. Ride with the Devil
  45. 44. Death Awaits Me
  46. 45. Ghost Cargo from the Sky
  47. 46. [Ghosts #7]
  48. 47. Death's Finger Points
  49. 48. Touch Not My Tomb!
  50. 49. The Sweet Smile of Death
  51. 50. [Ghosts #8]
  52. 51. The Cadaver in the Clock!
  53. 52. The Guns of the Dead
  54. 53. Hotline to the Supernatural
  55. 54. To Kill a Tyrant!
  56. 55. [Ghosts #9]
  57. 56. The Curse of the Phantom Prophet!
  58. 57. The Last Ride of Rosie the Wrecker
  59. 58. The Spectral Shepherd of Dartmoor
  60. 59. The Phantom That Never Was!
  61. 60. [Ghosts #10]
  62. 61. Experimenters Beyond the Grave
  63. 62. A Specter Stalks Saigon
  64. 63. The Ghost of Wandsgate Gallows!
  65. 64. Death Came at Dawn
  66. 65. The Hell Beast of Berkeley Square
  67. 66. [Ghosts #11]
  68. 67. The Devil's Lake
  69. 68. Next Stop Is Nowhere
  70. 69. The Specter Who Stalked Cellblock 13
  71. 70. The Instrument of Death!
  72. 71. The Death Circle
  73. 72. [Ghosts #12]
  74. 73. The Macabre Mummy of Takhem-Ahtem
  75. 74. Chimes for a Corpse
  76. 75. Beyond the Portals of the Unknown
  77. 76. [Ghosts #13]
  78. 77. The Nightmare in the Sandbox!
  79. 78. Voice of Vengeance
  80. 79. Have Tomb, Will Travel
  81. 80. Hell Is One Mile High
  82. 81. [Ghosts #14]
  83. 82. The Bride Wore a Shroud
  84. 83. Death Weaves a Web
  85. 84. Phantom of the Iron Horseman
  86. 85. The Dark Dream of Death
  87. 86. [Ghosts #15]
  88. 87. The Ghost That Wouldn't Die
  89. 88. A Phantom in the Alamo
  90. 89. Who Dares Cheat the Dead?
  91. 90. Hand from the Grave
  92. 91. [Ghosts #16]
  93. 92. Death's Grinning Face
  94. 93. The Mothball Ghost
  95. 94. The Haunted Hero of St. Helena!
  96. 95. [Ghosts #17]
  97. 96. Death Held the Lantern High
  98. 97. The Specters Were the Stars
  99. 98. The Devil's Ouija
  100. 99. [Ghosts #18]
  101. 100. Graveyard of Vengeance
  102. 101. Death of a Ghost
  103. 102. The Eye of Evil
  104. 103. Death Came Creeping
  105. 104. [Showcase Presents]
  106. 105. Ghosts Volume 1
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