HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1
Matthew Sturges, writer of the Eisner-nominated JACK OF FABLES, and his JACK co-writer Bill Willingham, proudly unlock the doors to the HOUSE OF MYSTERY, a new ongoing series that reinvents a classic DC Comics concept. HOUSE OF MYSTERY focuses on five characters trapped in a supernatural bar, trying to solve the mystery of how and why they're imprisoned there. Each one has a terrible past they'd like to forget, and with no books, newspapers or TV allowed in the House, they face an eternity of boredom.
HOUSE OF MYSTERY #3
"Room and Boredom," Part 3 of 5. Everyone is a prisoner in one way or another, and Fig Keele is no exception. Trapped in the House of Mystery with a quartet of strange companions and a bar full of drinkers, Fig's willing to do anything to escape. Everyone else just wants bacon. Also featuring a tale illustrated by none other than HOUSE OF MYSTERY's distinguished alumnus Bernie Wrightson!
HOUSE OF MYSTERY #7
The creepy basement in the House of Mystery doesn't hold your average trinkets and cast-aside items. In fact, among the bits catalogued you'll find the diary of "Cain," one stained and bloody bed sheet, chains of assorted lengths, something slick and wet grinding over the stones, a maze and a minotaur. It's chapter 2 of "Love Stories for Dead People" and you'll never look at basements the same way again!Plus, Bill Willingham and artist David Petersen (Mouse Guard) deliver a tale of dark delights.
HOUSE OF MYSTERY #9
In the Temple of the Spider God deep within the house, strange creatures attack! Meanwhile, there's an unexpected appearance by someone from our heroine's past, and extreme promiscuity flows freely as a wild party upstairs in the bar rages on. This issue also features a little ditty titled "Gothic Romance" illustrated by none other than HOUSE OF MYSTERY alumnus Bernie Wrightson!
HOUSE OF MYSTERY #2
The new monthly series that takes THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY into the twenty-first century continues. Meet feisty, young, almost-architect Fig Keele, who just happens to be running for her life. Unfortunately for Fig, she's ended up in the House of Mystery, a strange place like something out of her nightmares, where the bizarre inhabitants tending bar demand stories from visiting patrons to cover their tabs.
HOUSE OF MYSTERY #6
Every haunted house has a scary basement, sure. But this is the House of Mystery – this is the basement the other basements are scared of. And yes, we're going down there. And we're going to stay awhile. Meanwhile, Pirate Queen Ann Preston stars in a bloody symphony of lust, greed, desire and deception that begins with buried treasure and ends with buried bodies. Hit the high seas in a swashbuckling tale illustrated by Tony Akins (JACK OF FABLES). This issue also features a free preview of the new monthly series THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER!
HOUSE OF MYSTERY #8
Down in the basement, some bad things have come to call, and Fig finds herself face-to-face with the diegetically impaired Miranda in part 3 of "Love Stories for Dead People." Meanwhile, Harry tells the story of his first days in the House, and who showed up to chase away the nightmarish stowaways in "The Bartender's Tale," illustrated by Henry Flint (HAUNTED TANK).
HOUSE OF MYSTERY #17
"The Beauty of Decay" part 2 of 5! The House of Mystery has been temporarily relocated to the Space Between. And in the process, a few of the residents that you've come to adore are left for dead. Meanwhile, despite Peter's best efforts, Harry and Fig grow closer. This issue also features the poet's dark tale of love and regret, lushly illustrated by Al Davison (THE DREAMING, The Spiral Cage).