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House of Mystery 173

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #173

Cover Date: March-April 1968
Cover Price: $0.12
Publication Date: 1968-01-11

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Cover Credits:
Art: Jack Sparling


Story: "Revolt of The H-Dial!" (13 Pages)

Credits:

StoryDave Wood
PencilsCharles Nicholas
InksSal Trapani
EditingGeorge Kashdan

Feature Character(s):

Robby Reed (next in flashback in Brave and the Bold Vol. 3 #9)

Supporting Character(s):

Gramps

Villain(s):

Speed Boys (first appearance for all; steal racing merchandise such as race cars and race horses)

Guest Appearance(s):

Gill Man (first appearance; an aquatic super-hero)
Human Icicle (first appearance; has ice powers)
Strata Man (first appearance; each strata has a different geological power)

Location(s):

Littleville

Comment(s):

Robby becomes several heroes in the course of this story. Their names and a brief description will be listed in the Guest Appearances category.
This is the final story in this series.

Story Reprinted in:

Showcase Presents: Dial H for Hero (2010)


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Second Story: "So You're Faceless!" (11 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJack Miller
ArtJoe Certa
EditingGeorge Kashdan

Feature Character(s):

Martian Manhunter (last in Justice League of America #61; next in Action Comics #365)

Villain(s):

Faceless (revealed to be Marco Xavier; dies)

Comment(s):

This is the final story of the series.

Story Reprinted in:

Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter #2 (2009)


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