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Cover to House of Mystery #1

House of Mystery is published by DC Comics under the Vertigo imprint. Current price per issue is $2.99.

Publication Dates

Last Issue

House of Mystery #41: 07 Sep 2011

Current Issue

House of Mystery #42: 05 Oct 2011

Next Issue



Monthly series. Final issue is #42.


Main Characters



Minor Characters

Other Characters/Places/Things

Recent Storylines

House of Mystery #42

House of Mystery #41

Past Storylines



  • House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #227-254. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779511324 - (forthcoming, September 2022)

Trade Paperbacks

  • I, Vampire - Collects vol. 1 #290, 291, 293, 295, 297, 299, 302 and 304-319, plus The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #195. "Vampiric Lord Andrew Bennett turned his beloved Mary Seward into a vampire, hoping to keep her by his side through eternity. But what happens when her power turns her evil?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401233716 -
  • House of Mystery, vol. 1: Room and Boredom - Collects vol. 2 #1-5. "Filled with peculiar, otherworldly characters from all walks of life, this series... focuses on five people trapped in the reality-warping House of Mystery, a supernatural bar where tales are the legal tender and only the finest storytellers are patrons! But how – and why – they’re stuck inside is all just a little piece of the puzzle." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401220797
  • House of Mystery, vol. 3: The Space Between - Collects vol. 2 #11-15. "The characters trapped inside the House of Mystery finally discover how and why they’ve been imprisoned there." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401225810
  • House of Mystery, vol. 4: The Beauty of Decay - Collects vol. 2 #16-20 & Halloween Special 2009. "Now relocated to the Space Between, Fig, Peter and Jordan venture into the city of ghosts to visit the abandoned Pathfinder’s Academy." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227562
  • House of Mystery, vol. 5: Under New Management - Collects vol. 2 #21-25. "Fig reopens the bar with Cain as her new partner. Trouble arises, though, when a young man arrives claiming to have a very special relationship with Fig..." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229816
  • House of Mystery, vol. 6: Safe as Houses - Collects vol. 2 #26-31. "Witches and goblins abound as Fig and The Witch Queen run from the Thinking Man’s robot army that is fighting for control of the Summerlands." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231543
  • House of Mystery, vol. 7: Conception - Collects vol. 2 #32-35 & Halloween Annual #2. "Fig learns why the Pair of Conception chased her into the House of Mystery." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232647
  • House of Mystery, vol. 8: Desolation - Collects vol. 2 #36-42. "The final confrontations between Fig and, well, everyone!" - WorldCat - ISBN 140123495X


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Creative Team

Writers: Matthew Sturges & Bill Willingham. Artist: Luca Rossi.

Publishing History

First published in 2008.

A previous House of Mystery series was published for 321 issues from 1951–1983.

Future Publication Dates

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

House of Mystery: The Bronze Age Omnibus, vol. 3 HC: 27 Sep 2022

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