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Showcase (1956-1978) 17 PR 0.5

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    Auction Item: Showcase (1956-1978) 17 PR 0.5

    • INCOMPLETE. Missing multiple pages (affects art and story. Second story unaffected). Full length spine split. Tape on interior of front cover.
    Starts Jan 6

    Cover art by Gil Kane. Origin and 1st appearance of Adam Strange in Secret of the Eternal City!, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; An Earth archaeologist is caught by a "zeta-beam" and teleported to Rann near Alpha Centauri where he meets Alanna and Sardath; Alien invaders, called The Eternals, attack the planet. Ad for Strange Adventures #98 and House of Secrets #14. Our Strange Universe!; Educational facts about space, the sun, and stars. Curious Comets; Educational info on Tebutt's Comet, Halley's Comet, and the Pons-Winnecke Comet. The Three-In-One Star; Educational information on Alpha Centauri, the nearest star to our solar system. The Planet and the Pendulum!, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; Zapped by the zeta-beam, Adam is teleported, not to Rann, but to Anthorann, a neighboring planet; Escaping barbarians and their "Rainbow Doom" (a teleporter), he meets Alanna and Sardath, who had used knowledge from Samakand scientists to journey to Anthorann. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10. Grade: PR 0.5 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)