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 Eclipso

House of Secrets No. 61
July-August 1963
Cover: Elsa Magusson and Doctor-7 trapping Mark Merlin in crystal ball; Eclipso vignette //Lee Elias?
Story: "Eclipso, the Genius Who Fought Himself" (14 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Lee Elias
Feature Character: Eclipso (the spirit of Mophir, merged with Bruce Gordon; first appearance and origin)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett (first name revealed in issue #67), Mona Bennett (first appearance for all)
Villains: Eclipso, Mophir (in flashback; dies in this story)
Synopsis: After scientist Bruce Gordon is cut by a black diamond wielded by a tribal sorceror named Mophir who falls to his death, whenever he is within range of an eclipse he is taken over by an evil other-self of his called Eclipso during an eclipse.

House of Secrets No. 62
September-October 1963
Story: "Duel of the Divided Man" (13 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Lee Elias
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Intro: Col. Gray (only appearance)
Villains: Eclipso, Dr. Karko (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Eclipso takes over Bruce Gordon again but conceals his identity so that he can gain control of a rocket capsule Bruce is scheduled to pilot along with Prof. Simon Bennett.

House of Secrets No. 63
November-December 1963
Story: "Eclipso's Amazing Ally" (12 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Alex Toth
Feature Character: Eclipso (next appears in issue #65)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (all next appear in issue #65)
Villains: Eclipso, an Eclipso-robot (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Eclipso uses a robot duplicate of himself to make it appear as though he and Bruce Gordon have split into two beings.

House of Secrets No. 64
January-February 1964
Story: "Hideout On Fear Island" (13 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Alex Toth
Feature Character: Eclipso (last appearance in issue #65; next appears in issue #66)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (last appearance for all in issue #65; all next appear in issue #66)
Villains: Eclipso, Karl Kluge (first appearance; dies in this story), the Conquistadore (a robot; destroyed in this story)
Comment: Since Mona Bennett knows that Bruce Gordon is Eclipso in this story, it takes place chronologically shortly after the next issue.
Synopsis: In a South American country, Eclipso allies himself with an ex-Nazi scientist to begin a plan of conquest using a rapid-growth formula.

House of Mystery No. 65
March-April 1964
Story: "The Man Who Destroyed Eclipso" (13 pages)
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Alex Toth
Feature Character: Eclipso (between issues #63 / 64; separated from Bruce Gordon's body in this story)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (between issues #63 / 64)
Villains: Eclipso, Judson Randall (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: Bruce Gordon is lured into a trap of an old classmate who separates Eclipso from his body and uses him to hijack a nuclear missle, with which he hopes to blackmail the United States government.

House of Mystery No. 66
May-June 1964
Cover: Eclipso levitating cop, Mona Bennett, and Prof. Simon Bennett //Dick Dillin / Charles Paris?
Story: "The Two Faces of Doom" (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist, letterer: Alex Toth
Feature Character: Eclipso (last appearance in issue #64)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (last appearance for all in issue #64)
Villains: Eclipso, an energy-worm (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: Mona and Professor Bennett hope to infuse a good nature into Eclipso with an ultraviolet ray, and they appear to have succeeded--but in reality, all they have done is given him a chance to acquire a new power.

House of Mystery No. 67
July-August 1964
Cover: Eclipso using Roger robot to trap Bruce Gordon
Story: "Challenge of the Split-Man" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Alex Toth
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Intro: ROGER (RObot Ground Excavator and Reducer; only appearance)
Villain: Eclipso
Synopsis: Eclipso finds a way of remaining outside Bruce Gordon's body and impersonates him in order to take control of a powerful robot Gordon has built.

House of Mystery No. 68
September-October 1964
Story: "Eclipso's Deadly Doubles" (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Villains: Eclipso, Eclipso duplicates (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Bruce Gordon and the Bennetts exile Eclipso to another dimension, but duplicate Eclipsos invade Earth as a result.

House of Mystery No. 69
November-December 1964
Story: "Wanted: Eclipso, Dead Or Alive" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett

House of Mystery No. 70
January-February 1965
Story: "Bruce Gordon, Eclipso's Ally" (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett

House of Secrets No. 71
March-April 1965
Story: "The Trial of Eclipso" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Intro: Simmons, Warden Scott (only appearance for both)
Villains: Eclipso and his gang (including Emil and Zarnik; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Eclipso is captured and brought to trial, and Bruce Gordon is called to testify against him.

House of Secrets No. 72
May-June 1965
Story: "The Moonstone People" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett

House of Secrets No. 73
July-August 1965
Cover: Eclipso battling the Sea Titan //Jack Sparling?
Story: "Eclipso Battles the Sea Titan" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Villains: Eclipso, the Sea Titan (first appearance; destroyed in this story), a gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Eclipso finds himself teamed with Bruce Gordon against an amphibian monster.

House of Secrets No. 74
September-October 1965
Story: "The Negative Eclipso" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Villains: Eclipso, the Negative Eclipso (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: An experiment spawns a Negative Eclipso, and Bruce Gordon uses ultraviolet rays to transform himself into a good Eclipso to battle it.

House of Secrets No. 75
November-December 1965
Story: "Eclipso Must Die" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Villains: An assassin, a crime syndicate (first and only appearance for all), Eclipso
Synopsis: A crime syndicate seeks to kill Eclipso with a specially-equipped assassin.

House of Secrets No. 76
January-February 1966
Cover: Prince Ra-Man vs. Eclipso and Helio on giant six-sided sun charm //Jack Sparling
Story: "Helio, the Sun Demon" (25 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling (pgs. 1-13), Bernard Baily (pgs. 14-15)
Feature Character: Eclipso (next appears in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #64), Prince Ra-Man
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (all next appear in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #64), Elsa Magusson
Villains: Eclipso, Helio (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Comment: This is a book-length story featuring Eclipso and Prince Ra-Man.
 Shortly after this story Eclipso battles Batman in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #64.
Synopsis: Eclipso creates a being with sun-powers to help him conquer the world from a space platform, and Prince Ra-Man opposes him for the first time.

House of Secrets No. 77
March-April 1966
Story: "The Moon Creatures" (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso (last appearance in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #64)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (last appearance for all in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #64)
Intro: Bill, Ed (only appearance for both)
Villains: Eclipso, two Moonlings (first appearance; both destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: Eclipso creates two Moonling creatures from a sample of moon dust and uses them as aides in his battle against Bruce Gordon.

House of Secrets No. 78
May-June 1966
Cover: Eclipso changing into monster at Stonehenge while Prof. Simon Bennett, Bruce Gordon, and Mona Bennett flee //Jack Sparling
Story: "Monster Eclipso" (13 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Intro: Sam, J. T. Dawson (only appearance for all)
Villains: Eclipso and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Eclipso, separated from Bruce Gordon's body, is transformed into a monster by a second eclipse.

House of Secrets No. 79
July-August 1966
Cover: Eclipso vs. Prince Ra-Man //Jack Sparling
Story: "The Master of Yesterday and Tomorrow" (25 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling (pgs. 1-13), Bernard Baily (pgs. 14-25)
Feature Characters: Eclipso, Prince Ra-Man
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett
Other Character: Rimah (last appearance in Prince Ra-Man story in last issue; last appearance)
Villains: Eclipso, Whitney Hargrave (last appearance in Prince Ra-Man story in last issue; last appearance)
Comment: This is a book-length story featuring both Eclipso and Prince Ra-Man.
Synopsis: Eclipso steals two mystic artifacts that give him the power to pierce time and bring menaces from the future and past to the present, but Prince Ra-Man appears to battle him anew.

House of Secrets No. 80
September-October 1966
Cover: Eclipso //Jack Sparling
Story: "The Giant Eclipso" (12 pages)
Editor: Jack Schiff
Writer: Bob Haney
Artist: Jack Sparling
Feature Character: Eclipso (next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon (next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109), Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (both next appear in ADVENTURE COMICS #457)
Comment: Sometime after this story Eclipso battles the Justice League in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109.

Adventure Comics No. 457
May-June 1976
Story: "The Symbiont Syndrome" (6 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Len Wein
Penciller: Joe Orlando
Inker: Frank Giacoia
Letterer: Shelly Leferman
Colorist: Glynis Wein
Feature Character: Eclipso (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109), Prof. Simon Bennett, Mona Bennett (last appearance for both in HOUSE OF MYSTERY #80)
Villain: Eclipso
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The bond between Eclipso and Bruce Gordon is broken, but unless they can be re-merged, Bruce Gordon may die.

Adventure Comics No. 458
July-August 1976
Story: "He Who Survives" (6 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Len Wein
Penciller: Joe Orlando
Inker: Bob Layton
Letterer: Gaspar Saladino
Colorist: Glynis Wein
Feature Character: Eclipso (next appears in METAL MEN #48)
Supporting Characters: Bruce Gordon, Mona Bennett (both next appear in METAL MEN #48), Prof. Simon Bennett (last appearance)
Villain: Eclipso
Comments: This story continues from last issue.
 Shortly after this story, Eclipso battles the Metal Men in METAL MEN #48-49.  Some years later, he battles Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) in GREEN LANTERN #136, 138, 139 and Green Lantern (John Stewart) in GREEN LANTERN #183, 185, 186, then makes his final Earth-One appearances in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #5 and 9.
Synopsis: The Bennetts and Bruce Gordon fight to restore Eclipso to Gordon's body before he fades from existence.

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