House of Mystery #200

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24924

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando
Mark Hanerfeld (Assistant Editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Beast's Revenge Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
J-1527

Credits

Art
Michael W. Kaluta

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #9 (February 1974)
The Beasts' Revenge
Show/hide 1. "Glad you could make it!" (House of Mystery) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
House of Mystery
Genre
Humor; horror
Code
J-1497
Characters
Cain

Credits

Art
Michael W. Kaluta
Show/hide 2. The Beast's Revenge Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
J-1369
Characters
Cain {host}

Credits

Script
John Albano
Art
Michael W. Kaluta

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #9 (February 1974)
The Beast's Revenge

Synopsis

John is impatient with his sister's love of animals, and accidentally kills her when she tries to protect her dog from his anger. John is then attacked and killed by other animals around the farm that his sister had befriended.

Show/hide 3. The Secret of Camp Galaxy Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
J-1526
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Art
Bob Brown

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #26 (November 1959)
The Secret of Camp Galaxy
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #85 ([February 1974?])
The Secret of Camp Galaxy
 
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #22 (February 1960)
The Secret of Camp Galaxy
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2007)
The Secret of Camp Galaxy

Synopsis

Johnny Thornton is chosen to go to a summer camp staffed by aliens from other planets, but his parents believe it's all an elaborate hoax.

Show/hide 4. Untitled Statement of ownership, 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Statement of October 1, 1971

Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 187,408

Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 194,734

Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Kinney National Service, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation .

Show/hide 5. The Forbidden Wish Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Cain's Gargoyles) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Gargoyles
Genre
Gags
Code
J-1435

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragonés

Notes

3 gag cartoons

Show/hide 7. The Lunatic Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
J-1242

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Ralph Reese

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #7 ([October 1973?])
The Lunatic

Synopsis

Angry villagers demand that one of two brothers should be killed because he is insane, but which one is it?

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Cain's Mail Room) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Mail Room
Code
J-1532

Credits

Script
Mark Hanerfeld ? [as Cain]
Letters
typeset

Notes

Includes letters from Craig Ledbetter; Countess Mary Day; Jim; Louis Manzato; Matthew Graham

Show/hide 9. A Breath of Black Death Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
G-915

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway [as Francis X. Bushmaster]
Art
Tony deZuniga

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #9 (February 1974)
A Breath of Black Death

Synopsis

An Egyptian Pharaoh begs the gods to restore his son to life, but is unwilling to pay the price they demand.

Show/hide 10. Slogging Through the Swamp On a Murky Evening (A Witch's Garden of Curses) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
A Witch's Garden of Curses
Code
G-752

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Creature of the Unknown (Murray, 1982) ([April 1982])
Slogging through the Swamp on a Murky Evening
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2007)
Slogging Through the Swamp on a Murky Evening

Notes

Adapted from the Robert Frost poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32125

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