Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery #Volume 3

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
[January] 2009
Page count
524?
Cover price
16.99 USD; 19.99 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/564474

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando (original series)
Scott Nybakken (collected edition)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson
Colours
Drew Moore
Show/hide 1. Showcase Presents The House of Mystery Volume Three Credits, 6 pages

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson
Letters
typeset

Notes

Table of contents, credits and small part of cover image.

Show/hide 2. House of Mystery #212 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Michael Wm. Kaluta
Show/hide 3. Ever After Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Show/hide 4. Oh, Mom! Oh, Dad! You've Sent Me Away to Summer Camp... and I'm So Sad! Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Maxene Fabe
Art
Alex Nino
Show/hide 5. Halfway to Hell Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. House of Mystery #213 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson
Show/hide 7. Back from the Realm of the Damned Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Script
John Albano
Art
Alex Niño
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragonés
Show/hide 9. The Other Side! Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
Art
Romy Gamboa
Show/hide 10. In His Own Image! Comic story, 10 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Adolfo Buylla
Show/hide 11. House of Mystery #214 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson
Show/hide 12. Curse of the Werewolf Comic story, 7 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Show/hide 13. Untitled Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Letters
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 14. The Death Clock Comic story, 7 pages

Credits

Script
Mark Evanier (Plot)
Robert Kanigher
Art
Sonny Trinidad

Reprint history

Based on
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #214 ([May 1973?])
Printed in
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #1 ([1975?])
The Death Clock
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 17. The Shaggy Dog Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
Art
Nestor Redondo
Show/hide 18. House of Mystery #215 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Show/hide 19. The Man Who Wanted Power Over Women Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 20. Your Corpse Shall Carve! Comic story, 7 pages

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
Art
Gerry Talaoc

Notes

Gerry Talaoc mispelled in credits as Taloc.

Show/hide 21. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Sergio Aragones
Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 22. Brain Food Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 23. House of Mystery #216 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Show/hide 24. Look Into My Eyes... And Kill! Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
John Albano
Art
Tony deZuniga
Show/hide 25. Graveyard Shift Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 26. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 27. Untitled (Cain's Gargoyles) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Gargoyles
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 28. Special Sale: Canned Death 1/2 Off! Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 29. House of Mystery #217 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Berni Wrightson
Show/hide 30. This Ghost-Town is Haunted! Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Art
Nestor Redondo

Notes

Sheldon Mayer credited on story splash page as "S. Meyer".

Show/hide 31. Hoodoo You Trust? Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Gerry Talaoc
Show/hide 32. Swamp-God! Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
John Jacobson (story idea)
Art
Alfredo Alcala
Show/hide 33. House of Mystery #218 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
George Evans
Show/hide 34. The Abominable Ivy Comic story, 11 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Russell Carley (art continuity-see notes)
Art
Gerry Talaoc

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #218 (October 1973)
The Abominable Ivy
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday Album (Murray, 1975 series) #4 ([December 1976?])
The Abominable Ivy!

Notes

Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

Show/hide 35. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 36. An Ice Place to Visit Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Russell Carley (art continuity-see notes)
Art
Frank Thorne

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #218 (October 1973)
An Ice Place to Visit
Also printed
Australia
Haunted Tales (Murray, 1977 series) #30 ([February 1978?])
An Ice Place to Visit

Notes

Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

Show/hide 37. House of Mystery #219 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Show/hide 38. "Oh, hello... Welcome to the House of Mystery! (Cain) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain
Characters
Cain; Abel

Credits

Art
Berni Wrightson
Show/hide 39. The Curse of the Crocodile! Comic story, 11 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Russell Carley (art continuity-see notes)
Art
Alfredo Alcala

Notes

Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

Show/hide 40. Pledge to Satan Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Art
Nestor Redondo
Show/hide 41. House of Mystery #220 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page
Show/hide 42. "Greetings, you disgusting little devils, and welcome..." Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Art
Alfredo Alcala ?

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #220 (December 1973)
Untitled
Show/hide 43. They Hunt Butterflies, Don't They? Comic story, 10 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Russell Carley (art continuity-see notes)
Art
Alfredo Alcala

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #220 (December 1973)
They Hunt Butterflies, Don't They?
Also printed
Australia
Terror Tales Album (KG Murray, 1977 series) #3 (July 1977)
They Hunt Butterflies, Don't They?

Notes

Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

Show/hide 44. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #220 (December 1973)
Untitled
Show/hide 45. The Hunter! Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 46. House of Mystery #221 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Show/hide 47. Pingo! Comic story, 11 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Russell Carley (art continuity-see notes)
Art
Frank Thorne

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #221 (January 1974)
Pingo!
Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #16 (April 1975)
Pingo!

Notes

Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

Show/hide 48. Untitled (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 49. He Who Laughs Last... Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Berni Wrightson
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Show/hide 50. House of Mystery #222 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Show/hide 51. Vengeance is Mine! Comic story, 10 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Frank Redondo [as Quico Redondo]
Show/hide 52. The Night of the Teddy Bear! Comic story, 10 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Russell Carley (art continuity-see notes)
Art
Alfredo Alcala

Notes

Russell Carley produced breakdowns for Fleisher's scripts, as confirmed by Michael Fleisher.

Show/hide 53. House of Mystery #223 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
Show/hide 54. Demon from the Deep! Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 55. Upon Reflection Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Ramona Fradon

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #223 (March 1974)
Upon Reflection
Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #21 (February 1976)
Upon Reflection
Show/hide 56. House of Mystery #224 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Gerry Talaoc
Bill Draut
Alfredo Alcala
Show/hide 57. "Hee...hee... Welcome, fellow fiends... Welcome to the House of Mystery!" (Cain) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain

Credits

Script
Joe Orlando
Art
Joe Orlando
Show/hide 58. Night Stalker in Slim City Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 59. Cain's Game Room (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor
Show/hide 60. The House of Endless Years Comic story, 6.67 pages
Show/hide 61. The Deadman's Lucky Scarf Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
David Izzo (plot)
Art
Alfredo Alcala

Reprint history

Based on
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #224 (May 1974)
The Deadman's Lucky Scarf
Printed in
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #1 ([1975?])
The Deadman's Lucky Scarf
Show/hide 62. The Reluctant Sorcerer Comic story, 7.67 pages
Show/hide 63. Abraca-Doom! (The Spectre) Comic story, 8.5 pages
Show/hide 64. The One and Only, Fully Guaranteed, Super-Permanent, 100%? Comic story, 5 pages

Credits

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Neal Adams
Show/hide 65. The Gift That Wiped Out Time Comic story, 7.67 pages
Show/hide 66. Sheer Fear! Comic story, 7 pages

Credits

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Art
Gerry Talaoc

Reprint history

Based on
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #224 (May 1974)
Sheer Fear!
Printed in
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #1 ([1975?])
Sheer Fear!
Show/hide 67. Cain's Game Room (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Sergio Aragones
Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 68. The Claws of Death Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
Art
Alex Niño
Show/hide 69. Mystery in Minature! (Phantom Stranger) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Phantom Stranger

Credits

Art
Frank Giacoia

Notes

Originally from Phantom Stranger (DC, 1952 series) #6 under the title "Horror in Miniature".

Show/hide 70. Photo Finish! Comic story, 3 pages

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Show/hide 71. Cain's Game Room (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Sergio Aragones
Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 72. House of Mystery #225 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
?
Show/hide 73. "Welcome back to the new, enlarged House of Mystery, fear fans!" Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Art
Bernie Wrightson
Show/hide 74. The Man Who Died Twice Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 75. Mystery Maze Activity, 1 page

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Show/hide 76. Cain's Game Room (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 77. Master of the Unknown Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 78. Fireman, Burn My Child! Comic story, 11 pages

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Russell Carley (script continuity)
Art
Frank Thorne

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225 (July 1974)
Fireman, Burn My Child!
Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #2 ([1976?])
Fireman, Burn My Child!
Show/hide 79. Does Your Hand Have Any of These Lines? (Room 13) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Room 13

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 80. Cain's Game Room (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 81. The Curse of the MacIntyres Comic story, 25 pages

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Show/hide 82. See No Evil Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Alex Nino
Show/hide 83. The Hairy Shadows (Phantom Stranger) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 84. Shadow Show (Spectre) Comic story, 4.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spectre

Credits

Script
Mark Hanerfeld
Art
Jack Sparling
Show/hide 85. This One'll Scare You to Death! Comic story, 5 pages

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
David Kasakove (story idea)
Art
E. R. Cruz

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225 (July 1974)
This One'll Scare You To Death
Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1975 series) #2 ([1976?])
This One'll Scare You To Death!
Show/hide 86. House of Mystery #226 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Luis Dominguez
?
Show/hide 87. "C'mon in, chill-chasers,..." Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Art
Pat Broderick
Show/hide 88. Garden of Evil Comic story, 9 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfred Alcala
Show/hide 89. Untitled (Room 13) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Room 13
Genre
Humor

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 90. Teddy Doesn't Seem to Smile Anymore! Comic story, 3 pages
Show/hide 91. The Devil's Chessboard Comic story, 5.67 pages
Show/hide 92. The Living Nightmare! (Phantom Stranger) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Phantom Stranger
Characters
Phantom Stranger

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Show/hide 93. Monster in the House Comic story, 9 pages

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Nestor Redondo
Show/hide 94. Scared to Life Comic story, 3 pages

Credits

Script
Marv Wolfman
Art
Berni Wrightson
Show/hide 95. The School for Sorcerers Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Art
Bill Ely
Show/hide 96. The Perfect Mate Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
M. J. Pellowski (story idea)
Art
Jess Jodloman

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #226 (August-September 1974)
The Perfect Mate
Also printed
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales Album (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([April 1978?])
The Perfect Mate
Show/hide 97. Cain's Gargoyle (Cain's Gargoyle) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Gargoyle
Genre
Humor
Show/hide 98. The Wishes of Doom! Comic story, 7.67 pages

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Show/hide 99. The Haunted Melody Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 100. Do You Dare Enter the House of Mystery? Comic story, 3 pages

Credits

Script
Paul Levitz
Art
Pat Broderick (p. 1)
Sergio Aragones ? (pp. 2-3)
Show/hide 101. Cain's Game Room (Cain's Game Room) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cain's Game Room

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragones
Show/hide 102. Out of this World Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Art
Gerry Talaoc
Show/hide 103. Hidden in the House! Activity, 1 page

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis

Notes

Reprints House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #212-226.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 46973

Entry created

  • 07/07/2010

Cover added

  • 07/07/2010

Index completed

  • 31/01/2012

Last updated

  • 31/01/2012