(June 2012)

Dark Horse, 2012 Series
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49.99 USD; 54.99 CAD
Pages
232
On-sale Date
2012-05-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Archives; Dark Horse Books
ISBN
978-1-59582-930-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781595829306 54999
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Philip Simon (credited as Philip R. Simon) (collection editor)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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Black cover with crimson title logo.

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Al Feldstein
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Al Feldstein
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Front pastedown and flyleaf endpapers consisting of gray-tone reproduction of a panel on page four of "The Creekmore Curse", book p.158.

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[Half-Title] (Table of Contents: 4)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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Half-title page consists of book title, over a panel from the seventh page of "Out of the Unknown", book p.81.

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 5)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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Full-page illustration from cover of issue #4 with no trade dress.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 6)

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[Indicia] (Table of Contents: 7)

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Publisher credits; indicia.

Contents (Table of Contents: 8)

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[Snake Hovers Over Ghost] (Table of Contents: 9)

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Fred Guardineer
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Fred Guardineer
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?

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horror-suspense

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Full-page color panel enlargement from eighth page of "The Living Ghost", book p.28.

Under Forbidden Covers, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 10)

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Bruce Jones (credited)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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Same art used on half-title page used again as filler on p.10, 62 and 219.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

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horror-suspense
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bats; haunted houses

To Our Readers (Table of Contents: 13)

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Richard Hughes ?
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Dan Gordon
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Dan Gordon
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Dan Gordon

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The Werewolf Strikes (Table of Contents: 14)

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Frank Belknap Long
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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
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John Wilder; Pierre; Jacques; Barbara; Monahan
Synopsis
They captured a timber wolf, but it was instead a werewolf!
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The Living Ghost (Table of Contents: 15)

Living Ghost / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Frank Belknap Long
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Fred Guardineer
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Fred Guardineer
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?
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Tony Brand; Gail Leslie; Jean; Ned; Dr. VanDyke; Malevo
Synopsis
Train wrecked, man strangled, cars thrown over cliffs; could it be the supernatural? Malevo, Satan's first lieutenant, lives and is looking for a queen!
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First appearance of the Institute of Psychic Research.
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Voodoo (Table of Contents: 16)

Strange Spirits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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King Ward
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King Ward
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?
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Ed Hamilton

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horror-suspense
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The Painted Grave (Table of Contents: 17)

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Frank Belknap Long ?
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?
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Ed Hamilton; typeset

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John Drake
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It Walked by Night (Table of Contents: 18)

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Frank Belknap Long
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Max Elkan
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Max Elkan
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?
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?

Genre
historical; horror-suspense
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Squire Aram; Philip; Roger; Sylvia; John Tenant; Ken; Stephen Carew
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The Cursed Pistol (Table of Contents: 19)

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?
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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

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historical; horror-suspense
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The Chevalier De Fraise
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The Castle of Otranto (Table of Contents: 20)

Tell Me a Ghost Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Frank Belknap Long (adaptation); Horace Walpole (credited) (original story)
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Allen Ulmer
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Allen Ulmer
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?
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?

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horror-suspense
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Alfonso Otranto; Manfred; Isabella; Theodore (heir to Otranto Castle); Justin; Anne
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Indexer Notes

adapted from novel by Horace Walpole

The Horrible Toys (Table of Contents: 21)

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Jane; Jimmy; Mrs. Meek
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The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone (Table of Contents: 22)

True Ghosts of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

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horror-suspense
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Lord Tyrone; Lady Beresford; Dr. Herwood
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Haunted House (Table of Contents: 23)

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Frank Belknap Long
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King Ward (signed as W.)
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King Ward (signed as W.)
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?
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?

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horror-suspense
Characters
Fred Eager (detective); Benny Beaver (detective); Lorna Brent; Horace Brent (ghost); Fielding (crooked lawyer); Jones (crooked lawyer)
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cover story

Hand Out Only 20 Coupons Free (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?

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horror-suspense
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Keywords
life rafts

Streamline the Appearance of Your Figure Instantly (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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Kill, Puppets, Kill (Table of Contents: 27)

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Frank Belknap Long
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?
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

Characters
Turgot; Jeanne; Pierre; Gloria; Ralph Wellman
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The Mermaid Mole (Table of Contents: 28)

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?
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Tom Jenson; Steve Miller
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Out of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 29)

Living Ghost / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Frank Belknap Long
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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Gail Leslie; Tony Brand; The Living Ghost; Dr. VanDyke; Professor Mavelli; The Dark Phantom
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Indexer Notes

The Living Ghost first appeared in Adventures Into The Unknown #1.
Story continues in next issue.

The Old Tower's Secret (Table of Contents: 30)

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Frank Belknap Long
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Edmond Good (signed as Edmond Good)
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Edmond Good (signed as Edmond Good)
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?
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?

Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Douglas Drew (ghost-breaker); Henry Masters; Jane Masters; Carter; Robert; Andrew
Synopsis
Douglas Drew discovers the truth behind a lovers' triangle with the help of their ghosts.
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cover story

The Haunted Hoard (Table of Contents: 31)

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Jimmy Severn; William Denning; Miss Scruggins
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The Master's Hand (Table of Contents: 32)

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Frank Belknap Long
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Max Elkan
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Max Elkan
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?
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?

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Betty Saunders; Kees Van Ruyter
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Phantom of the Seas (Table of Contents: 33)

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Frank Belknap Long
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Paul Reinman (signed as PAUL REINMAN [stacked])
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Paul Reinman (signed as PAUL REINMAN [stacked])
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?
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?

Characters
Captain Wolfson; Orfeo; Stephen Knowles; Joan Knowles; Betty Knowles; Bobby Knowles
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cover story

The Grim Lady of Raynham Hall (Table of Contents: 34)

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?
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King Ward (signed as K. W.)
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King Ward (signed as K. W.)
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?
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?

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fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Lady of Raynham Hall; Captain Frederick Marryatt; Sir Charles
Synopsis
A writer witnesses the ghostly Grim Lady, but only a photograph is proof.
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Talk - Sing - Play (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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Make Your Own Records (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Amazing 16 mm Movie Projector Bargain! (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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Lose Weight Where It Shows Most (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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Greatest Value Ever Offered To Our Readers (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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?
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Ed Moritz
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?

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horror-suspense
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Keywords
lanterns; pith helmets; sarcophagi; tombs

Throw Up Your Hands! (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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The Witch-Cat of Salem (Table of Contents: 42)

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?
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Ken Bald
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Pete Riss ?
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?
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?

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Black Naomi; Adam Adams; Mr. Gates; Bob; Ann
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By the Light of the Lantern (Table of Contents: 43)

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?
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Martin Hall; Henry Travers
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Quarter-page spot illustration of a bat and skeleton at bottom of page.

The Vampire Prowls! (Table of Contents: 44)

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?
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Leonard Starr
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Leonard Starr
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?
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?

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Junius B. Jethro; Ruth Morton; Bill; Larry Roberts
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Celtic Superstitions (Table of Contents: 45)

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?
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

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horror-suspense
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The Specter of Little Dread House (Table of Contents: 46)

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?
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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Luke; "Tiny Tim" Carver; De Scalo; Diana Trapella; Alice; Jim
Synopsis
"Tiny Tim" Carver and his tiny house return from the hereafter to terrorize Alice and Jim who have built their house where Tim's used to stand.
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Know What This Is, Reader? (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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The Affair of the Ferrick Phantom (Table of Contents: 48)

Do Such Things Exist? / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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?
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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?
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?

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Richard Ferrick; Vardis Nelson; David Ferrick; Emery Kent; Henry Loftus; R. V. Claton; Thomas R. Demby
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The Empty House (Table of Contents: 49)

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Silk; Lefty; Pete; Slim McKee
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[King Charles] (Table of Contents: 50)

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King Ward
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King Ward
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?
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?

Feature Logo
“True” Ghosts of History
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horror-suspense
Characters
King Charles; Kirke; Sir Edmund Varney; Lord Pembroke
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The Creekmore Curse (Table of Contents: 51)

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?
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Al Feldstein (signed as A. Feldstein)
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Al Feldstein (signed as A. Feldstein)
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?
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?

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Dr. Gaunt; Debby; Rand; Mr. Andrews; Roger Barrow; Alexander Watkins; George Pryor
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Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ... (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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How a Simple Discovery Made Billy a Very Happy Boy (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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Have Fun! Get Laughs.. Amaze Friends (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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?

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horror-suspense
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caves; dinosaurs; lanterns; pith helmets; treasure chests

The American Comics Group! (Table of Contents: 56) (Expand) /

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Giants of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 57)

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?
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Jon Blummer
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Jon Blummer
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?
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?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Andrews; Betty; Edward Clinton; El-Rano; El-Clani
Synopsis
Egyptologist Tom Andrews leads an expedition to an ancient tomb where they find a giant mummy. The giant revives and tells them he is El-Rano, of an even more ancient race that was revered by the Egyptians as gods because of their advanced scientific knowledge.
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The Affair of Room 1313 (Table of Contents: 58)

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Ed Moritz
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Ed Moritz
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horror-suspense
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John Abbott; Casper MacLeish; Ellen Rogers; Mr. Gregory
Synopsis
New insurance agent John Abbott is sent on a wild goose chase that has him selling a policy to ghosts and dying in the same way they did.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

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Time we got to know each other, isn’t it?
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Letters from: George Dyak, Mrs. Bullard, D. Golden, Richard Pivack, and Pauline Saltzman.

Back to Yesterday (Table of Contents: 60)

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?
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Leonard Starr (signed as Leonard STARR [stacked])
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Leonard Starr (signed as Leonard STARR [stacked])
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?
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?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Joseph Lawrence; Roger Lawrence; Margaret Anders; Margaret Blythe
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Specialist in Spooks (Table of Contents: 61)

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?
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Charles Sultan
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Charles Sultan
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?
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?

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Elliot O'Donnell; McKaye
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St. Mary's Specter (Table of Contents: 62)

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?
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Max Elkan
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Max Elkan
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?
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?

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horror-suspense
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Johnson
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Rescue Out of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 63)

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?
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fantasy-supernatural
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Lily LeBecque; George LeBecque
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After George LeBecque is wounded in their trapeze act, Lily must carry on, but she may not truly be flying solo.
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The Women Wore Black (Table of Contents: 64)

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?
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Pete Riss
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Pete Riss
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?
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?

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Jug Nason
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Talk - Sing - Play (Table of Contents: 65) (Expand) /

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Reduce Fat up to 5 lbs. a Week (Table of Contents: 66) (Expand) /

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Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ... (Table of Contents: 67) (Expand) /

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Will Eisner (Table of Contents: 68) (Expand) /

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Mac Raboy's Flash Gordon (Table of Contents: 69) (Expand) /

Flash Gordon / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dark Horse Archives (Table of Contents: 70) (Expand) /

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Blackjacked and Pistol-Whipped (Table of Contents: 71) (Expand) /

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[Blank Page] (Table of Contents: 72)

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[Back Endpapers] (Table of Contents: 73)

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Fred Guardineer
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Fred Guardineer
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Back pastedown and flyleaf endpapers, consisting of gray-tone reproduction of a panel on eighth page of "The Living Ghost", book p.28.

Adventures into the Unknown (Table of Contents: 74) (Expand) /

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Front Endpapers]
  4. 3. [Blank Page]
  5. 4. [Half-Title]
  6. 5. [Frontispiece]
  7. 6. [Title Page]
  8. 7. [Indicia]
  9. 8. Contents
  10. 9. [Snake Hovers Over Ghost]
  11. 10. Under Forbidden Covers, Part 1
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. To Our Readers
  15. 14. The Werewolf Strikes
  16. 15. The Living Ghost
    Living Ghost
  17. 16. Voodoo
    Strange Spirits
  18. 17. The Painted Grave
  19. 18. It Walked by Night
  20. 19. The Cursed Pistol
  21. 20. The Castle of Otranto
    Tell Me a Ghost Story
  22. 21. The Horrible Toys
  23. 22. The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone
    True Ghosts of History
  24. 23. Haunted House
  25. 24. Hand Out Only 20 Coupons Free
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. Streamline the Appearance of Your Figure Instantly
  28. 27. Kill, Puppets, Kill
  29. 28. The Mermaid Mole
  30. 29. Out of the Unknown
    Living Ghost
  31. 30. The Old Tower's Secret
  32. 31. The Haunted Hoard
  33. 32. The Master's Hand
  34. 33. Phantom of the Seas
  35. 34. The Grim Lady of Raynham Hall
    True Ghosts of History
  36. 35. Talk - Sing - Play
  37. 36. Make Your Own Records
  38. 37. Amazing 16 mm Movie Projector Bargain!
  39. 38. Lose Weight Where It Shows Most
  40. 39. Greatest Value Ever Offered To Our Readers
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. Throw Up Your Hands!
  43. 42. The Witch-Cat of Salem
  44. 43. By the Light of the Lantern
  45. 44. The Vampire Prowls!
  46. 45. Celtic Superstitions
    Strange Spirits
  47. 46. The Specter of Little Dread House
  48. 47. Know What This Is, Reader?
  49. 48. The Affair of the Ferrick Phantom
    Do Such Things Exist?
  50. 49. The Empty House
  51. 50. [King Charles]
    True Ghosts of History
  52. 51. The Creekmore Curse
  53. 52. Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ...
  54. 53. How a Simple Discovery Made Billy a Very Happy Boy
  55. 54. Have Fun! Get Laughs.. Amaze Friends
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
  57. 56. The American Comics Group!
  58. 57. Giants of the Unknown
  59. 58. The Affair of Room 1313
  60. 59. ["Time we got to know each other, isn’t it?"]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  61. 60. Back to Yesterday
  62. 61. Specialist in Spooks
  63. 62. St. Mary's Specter
    True Ghosts of History
  64. 63. Rescue Out of the Unknown
  65. 64. The Women Wore Black
  66. 65. Talk - Sing - Play
  67. 66. Reduce Fat up to 5 lbs. a Week
  68. 67. Now You Can Have Daring Newest Look Beauty ...
  69. 68. Will Eisner
  70. 69. Mac Raboy's Flash Gordon
    Flash Gordon
  71. 70. Dark Horse Archives
  72. 71. Blackjacked and Pistol-Whipped
  73. 72. [Blank Page]
  74. 73. [Back Endpapers]
  75. 74. Adventures into the Unknown
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