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Fantasy Masterpieces comic books issue 8 1966-1968

  • Issue #8
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 8

    Cover pencils by Bill Everett, Jack Kirby (Captain America), Paul Reinman, and Don Heck (vignettes), inks by Bill Everett, Frank Giacoia (Captain America), Paul Reinman, Don Heck, and Dick Ayers (vignettes). Reprints Golden Age Captain America, Human Torch, and Sub-Mariner. The Human Torch versus the Sub-Mariner from Marvel Mystery Comics #9, script by Bill Everett, Carl Burgos, and John Compton, art by Bill Everett and Carl Burgos; Embittered when the Police Commissioner calls Torch afraid for not bringing in the Sub-Mariner as he promised, the Torch and Betty track down Namor and a battle royal begins that ends with the Fiery Fury being captured by Namor in an airless glass tube. I Saw Droom the Living Lizard! from Tales to Astonish #9, art by Don Heck; A scientist invents a growth serum intended to solve world hunger by enlarging vegetables; A tiny exotic lizard is accidentally soaked by the liquid and grows into a giant lizard that rampages across the country. The Man in the Beehive! from Tales of Suspense #32, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An eccentric beekeeper reveals to a thief that he is a mutant with special powers; He shrinks the thief and frightens him with the attacks of the bees that are now larger than he is, but leaves him wondering if any of it was real. Call Her...Medusa! from Journey into Mystery #96, script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; The gorgons of myth were aliens and send an agent to modern Earth preceding an invasion; She cannot turn the first men she encounters to stone, but since she doesn't know that they're blind, the invasion is cancelled. Death Plays the Scales!! from Captain America Comics #7, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Cap has to battle the evil intentions of a man who uses a domestic employment agency as a blind in order to get his Nazi agents into the homes of anti-Nazi Senators in order to kill them. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.