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Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery, V0l. 2 (Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery #2)

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Do you dare to enter the House of Mystery? This value-priced collection of fantastic, black and white tales of mystery and suspense from the 1970s features thrilling stories with surprise twist endings that will keep you on the edge of you seat.
Paperback, 552 pages
Published March 7th 2007 by DC Comics (first published February 7th 2007)
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Chadwick Saxelid
Once again I sift through the Bronze Age horror comics that were published during my youth, searching for the weird and creepy stories I remember reading as a child. This time I paid yet another visit to The House of Mystery. For the most part, it was time well spent. Although there were two or three tales that had me regretting making the visit...

This second volume of Twilight Zone style yarns starts right where the first volume ended, gathering together issues 195 through 211 of the long runni...more
Fizzgig76
Reprints House of Mystery #195-211. Cain continues to present the stories he's discovered in the House of Mystery. The House of Mystery and the House of Secrets are full of fun short stories. Much like the Twilight Zone they have twists and you can often see them coming a mile away. That doesn't take away from the value of the story but it adds to the schlocky fun. If one story doesn't work, there is a good chance the next story will. It is also fun to read these stories to see how Neil Gaiman i...more
Emily Green


I picked up this House of Mystery anthology because I enjoyed the newly revamped series. However, I was not fully prepared for how cheesy the horror stories contained turned out to be.

There is no overarching plot, but short tales as told by a comical Cain. Not what I expected and a bit short of truly entertaining.
Thom Foolery
Features a few good stories and work by a few classic comic book artists, but for the most part the stories were obvious EC derivatives, sanitized for the approval of the Comics Code Authority.
John
Great art; dated stories. A few standout tales, but few that stand the test of time
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