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  • Issue #1
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 1

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    Cover by Don Heck. "The Strangers from Space!", art by Al Williamson; In the future an alien ship arrives and lands at the world capital; The aliens human form calms hostility and allows peaceful contact; The alien really projected an image to pacify bigotry. "The Newshound" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Dared Explore the Unknown Emptiness!", art by Don Heck; In the 25th-century, humans use a new cobalt fuel in their search for a colony world to relieve overpopulation. "The Day I Left My Body!", art by John Buscema; A prisoner accidentally gains a psychic hold on a lawyer; He forces the lawyer to work constantly on his appeal, but fatigue hurts the lawyers oratory and the murderer is sentenced to death. "He Fled in the Night"; A restless clerk leaves England for a life at sea, thinking that he will found an empire in the Pacific; Robinson Crusoe, the clerk, is sure his voyage will make his fortune. "Prisoner of the Satellites!", art by Steve Ditko; Aliens launch satellites that shrink objects on Earth in preparation for an invasion, but the humans harness the power of cosmic rays to reverse the effects and the aliens abandon the plan. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 2

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    Cover by Steve Ditko. "Invasion from Outer Space," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; Alien ships appear over Earth, causing panic; After a failed military strike, the world's leaders disarm at the advice of an old astronomer, who had actually faked the ships to create unity. "The Sorcerer" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Trapped in Yesterday!", art by Carl Burgos; A disgruntled janitor uses a time machine to travel to King Arthur's time to pose as a sorcerer using technology; None of it works independently, and he is forced to mop up the great hall. "The Planet That Wasn't There!", art by Russ Heath; The world president insists on missions to find a hidden planet, always leading to failure; When his daughter is killed aboard the latest rocket, the attempts to reach "Earth" are abandoned. "The Secret of Planet "X"!", art by Steve Ditko; A dictator conquers an alien world full of unresisting people; He quickly finds that they are already slaves of the sentient plants, which now also control him through their spores. "A Robot in Hiding!", art by Joe Sinnott; When robots are banned, one robot escapes and sneaks into the palace of the dictator who ordered it; He deactivates the leader by pushing a button, since he was actually a rogue robot. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 3

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    Cover by John Buscema. "The Terrible Time Machine!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; A scientist travels back in time to ancient Egypt and loses his memory after a paradoxical encounter with himself, or at least that's the story an Egyptian man dreamed after hitting his head. "The Bridge" text story. "The Thing from Planet X," art by Steve Ditko; Space explorers fall under the mental sway of a sentient plant that they collect; After destroying the ship to save Earth, they say the crash was accidental, since they wouldnt be believed. "Robot Hater!", art by Paul Reinman; A man who hates robots refuses to have a robot pilot his flight to the moon, and insists on a human pilot; The flight gets in trouble and the pilot, really a humanoid robot, saves his life. "The Haunted House!", art by Don Heck; Two fugitives hide in an old house, disguising themselves as ghosts to frighten away children; They themselves flee the house because of ghostly noises made by fifth-dimensional beings. "The Aliens Who Conquered Earth," art by Joe Sinnott; Alien invaders panic Earth with powerful disintegrating weapons, but when the president of Earth confronts them he is immune to their rays because of his own faith. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 4

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "The Invisible Army," art by Joe Sinnott; A scientist is forced to work for a dictator but, instead of creating an invisibility ray as ordered, creates a teleportation ray that banishes his top officers and allows a revolution. "Snowstorm" text story. "One of Our Spacemen Is Missing!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; A space explorer ignores his partner's caution and leads a party out into a seemingly safe world; They all disappear, captured by intelligent trees, and the more cautious explorer rescues them. "The Voice of Doom!", art by Carl Burgos; A ham radio operator believes he is receiving reports of an extraterrestrial battle, but he is actually receiving the thought waves of ants. "Beware of the... Robots!", art by Al Williamson; A man writes anti-robot articles about his replacement at a factory by a robot; He becomes a famous writer, and realizes that the robot actually freed him to pursue his true calling. "One of Us Is a Martian!", art by Steve Ditko; A Martian spy is sent to sabotage a human rocket, but he destroys a toy instead, since Martians are only an inch tall. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 5

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chris Rule. "I Became a Human Robot!", art by Joe Sinnott; An alien spy places his mind in a robot sent to Earth, hoping to be taken in for study; He gains access to data on Earth technology, but the scientists turn his robot body off, trapping him. "The Masterpiece" text story. "I Fought the Tyrannosaurus," art by Steve Ditko; A couple vacationing in Africa find a dinosaur egg that hatches a live tyrannosaur; The dinosaur terrifies the villagers, but eventually dies in a landslide. "I Walk Thru Walls!", art by Paul Reinman; A criminal accidentally makes a teleporter and uses it to commit incredible burglaries, until a clever cop sets a trap for him. "I Traveled Thru Time!!", art by Carl Burgos; A foreign spy escapes capture by using a time machine to flee to the 18th century, but finds that he has assumed the identity of Benedict Arnold and will be executed in his place. "I Was Trapped in the Tunnel to Nowhere!", art by John Forte; An engineer attempts to build a tunnel from America to Europe but it is destroyed by inhuman creatures living in an undersea city. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 6
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "I Hear It Howl in the Swamp!", art by Steve Ditko; A fishing guide encounters an alien monster in the swamp, and after initial disbelief, the military plans to kill it; When two larger aliens arrive to take the thing away, they realize that it was only a lost child. "Lady Luck" text story. "I Was Captured by the Cyclops!", art by Don Heck; A man mentally transports himself to the past and becomes Sinbad, experiencing his encounter with the cyclops; He thinks that it was only a fantasy, but finds that he is still holding one of the cyclops' jewels. "The Mutants and Me!", art by Joe Sinnott; A man ignores his friend's theories about super-powered mutant humans, but after teleporting himself out of a locked safe he reconsiders. "Who Hides Beneath My Mask?", art by Dick Ayers; A burglar wears a rubber mask to avoid identification, but after his victim sees him, he discovers that his face has changed to match his mask. "The Luna Lizards Had Me Trapped!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; Human colonists on an alien world believe that they are being attacked by aliens, who, in fact, are trying to help them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 7

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "I Come from the Shadow World!", art by Steve Ditko; An invader from the shadow world is defeated by a room of lights rigged up by an electrician. "Odd Skills" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Know the Power of... the Genie!", art by Don Heck; A little girl summons a genie to punish adults after she is spanked; The genie eventually erases all people, but the girl gets lonely and asks him to bring them back, which he does, before leaving forever. "My Name Is... Robot X!", art by Paul Reinman; A criminal forces his robot assistant to help him commit crimes, but he is captured when the robot rusts and is jammed during a robbery. "I Was Trapped Inside the Martian Maze," art by Steve Ditko; The Martians force anyone wanting to trade with them to solve a puzzle; All of the scientists sent there fail, but the ship's steward realizes that the trick is done with a simple treadmill. "I Fought the Molten Man-Thing!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; An airline pilot goes on vacation after a traumatic crash, but witness a volcanic eruption and strange creature; He uses a wind tunnel to drive the lava-covered creature back beneath the surface. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 8
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Monstro... The Menace from the Murky Depths!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A giant octopus appears in the harbor of a communist seaport; An American marine biologist is sent to help, and finds that it is an ordinary octopus enlarged by communist nuclear tests, and will shrink back in 24 hours. "The Story of Sammy Snork!", art by Bill Everett; A criminal accidentally boards a Martian flying saucer and ends up on display in a zoo. "I Am the Changing Man!", art by Steve Ditko; A shape-changing alien assumes the identity of trusted figures to sow panic; He is caught when he assumes the form of a dog he sees on a poster, not noticing that it is on a space flight for the next year. "The Recipe" text story. "The Runaway Planet!", art by Doug Wildey; A professor believes that a planet on a collision course will not destroy Earth because of the power that governs the universe; The planet is actually a spaceship come to greet the humans. "It Walks by Night!", art by Don Heck; Robots are outlawed after a series of malfunctions; One man builds a robot in secret, he is found out and the robot destroyed but the man, a robot in disguise, escapes. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 9
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. I Saw Diablo! "The Demon from the Fifth Dimension!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An extra-dimensional smoke monster invades the Earth; It could have destroyed humanity, but an adventurer tricks it by blowing out the smoke from a lighter, making it think humans can destroy it. "The Mirror" text story. The Wrath of Chondu!, art by Doug Wildey; A mystic is accosted by an escaped convict on the road, but mentally sends him to Limbo. "Time on My Hands!", art by John Forte; A man steals a time machine to learn how to get rich but is stranded when he accidentally leaves it in a garbage incinerator. "Earth Will Be Destroyed!", art by Steve Ditko; Aliens plot to devastate Earth before invading, but they cannot pinpoint its location; They are unaware that they are on Earth as a speck of dust in a petri dish, which is casually discarded. "The Return of the Living Robot!", art by Don Heck; The fugitive robot impersonates a prominent MP to lift the robot ban; The MP escapes and defeats the robot with his bare hands, since he is also a robot, secretly protecting humanity. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 10

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "I Brought the Mighty Cyclops Back to Life!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A young couple thaw out a cyclops in an iceberg, and must lure it into an icy pit to keep it from hurting anyone. "Out of the Jungle" text story. "I Was Trapped in Nightmare Valley," art by Paul Reinman; An explorer encounters sentient, extraterrestrial trees in Asian mountains; They plan to spread their pollen all over the Earth, but they are fortuitously destroyed by a volcano. "Behind My Door Waits... Medusa!", art by Steve Ditko; A curio shop owner tells customers that a strange statue is a burglar turned to stone by Medusa; No one believes him, but none dare open the door which he says leads to Medusa. "I Am the Shaggy Creature," art by Don Heck; A scientist transforms himself into a gorilla to hide from the police, but his gorilla brain forgets how to use the antidote. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 11
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Created... Sporr! The Thing That Could Not Die!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A scientist moves into Dr. Frankenstein's castle to set up his experimental growth ray; When he trains it upon an amoeba, the frightened villagers burst in, and seeing the equipment, think he is going to bring ruin down upon them and hustle him off to the town jail. "The Thread" text story. "I Know the Secret of the Flying Saucer!", art by Steve Ditko; 150 Martian flying saucers land on Earth, but do nothing after landing; Since no pilots emerge the natives transport the craft to military bases where their hulls are experimented upon, but cannot be penetrated. "Beware the Eyes of Igor!", art by Paul Reinman; A hypnotist uses his power to rob a movie theatre, but accidentally hypnotizes himself and forgets the whole plan. "I Escaped to Another World!", art by Don Heck; A prisoner escapes and uses a time machine to travel into the past, but he accidentally kills his own ancestor, erasing himself. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 12
    • 5 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
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    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "I Alone Know the Dread Secret of Gor-Kill, the Living Demon!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A gaseous alien comes down to Earth and inhabits a dam of water to harass local villagers; The village loafer realizes that the alien is using the water in the dam to embody itself and steals dynamite in order blow up the pass before the alien can reach the sea. "Vial of Inspiration" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Those Who Lurk Below!", art by Steve Ditko; A sadistic jailer buys a book detailing an alien civilization that has retreated below the Earth in order to avoid surface climate change in order to torment his prisoner with false hope of escape. "The Monster in My Cellar!", art by Reed Crandall; Wanting to give his editor a monster story to end all monster stories, a science fiction writer's imagination somehow makes the monster in his story real; He fights in the cellar and upstairs until he can imagine it out of existence. "I Met the Thing on Midnight Island!", art by Don Heck; A sailor finds a note from a castaway, but on the island named he finds only a strange creature; When an alien ship arrives to pick up the creature, he realizes that it was a castaway. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 13
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Elektro! He Held a World in His Iron Grip!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A scientist creates a computer so sophisticated that it can out think human beings; It hypnotizes the scientist into building it a huge robot body so that it can move and threaten human cities to conquer them. "The Missing Film" text story, art by John Severin. "The Demon in the Dungeon!", art by Don Heck; A novelist rents a castle in Transylvania, where the locals believe a demon lives; He discovers that the creature is a lost alien child. "I Lived a Million Years!", art by Paul Reinman; An Asian tyrant bleeds his subjects dry to build a suspended animation machine and avoid nuclear war. "When the Earth Vanished!", art by Steve Ditko; Tiny alien invaders decide to detonate their ultimate bomb thinking that unobserved Earthlings have gone into hiding to avoid their invasion force and end up blowing up an Earth boy's ping pong ball and themselves as they are caught in the aftershocks of the blast. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 14
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    • Minor side edge cracks and scuffing to inner well.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Chapter One - I Created the Colossus! ," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A Russian dissident is forced by his loyal brother to build a giant statue glorifying the USSR; An alien crash lands and fuses with the statue for protection, animating it and defeating the whole military. "The Comic" text story. "Chapter Two - The Colossus Lives!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Colossus escapes from the army and Boris takes the opportunity to attack the regime by declaring that after he built the statue a voice came from the beyond saying that it was time for dictators to be brought to task and power-mad rulers to be halted. "Chapter Three - The Power of the Colossus!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Am... Gorak!", art by Steve Ditko; A famous magician is enraged when his power is questioned, and he reveals that the whole world is an illusion, and only he is real. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 15
    • 3 hole punched.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Goom! The Thing from Planet X!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; After attracting the hostile attention of Goom of Planet X, a scientist realizes that any civilization possessing such advanced technology must be benevolent and that his radar transmissions must have been intercepted by a criminal; He rebroadcasts to Planet X, and the Earth officials plan to execute him as a traitor summoning a full invasion fleet from Planet X, when the representatives from Planet X arrive and stop the execution and take Goom into their custody and leave the planet. "Masquerade" text story. "I Am the Living Ghost!", art by Steve Ditko; A man enters a castle determined to prove that there are no ghosts, but the events he experiences convince him that the castle is haunted, and so he flees. "Moomboo!", art by Don Heck; A shaman cons his tribe, but when a seemingly magic idol appears he attacks it and it vanishes. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 16

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Iron Man prototype issue - first appearance of Metallo in "The Thing Called Metallo!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An escaped convict tests a radiation-proof suit under a fake name; When he realizes the suits power, he uses it to go on a crime spree; When he finds that he has a disease only treatable by radiation he stays in the suit to die rather than be captured. "The Holiday" text story. "Nightmare!", art by Don Heck; A man scoffs at his friends idea that a nightmare could last forever, causing him to storm out, drive off the road and die; He wakes up having the same conversation, in a nightmare loop. "The Hands of Hogarr!", art by Paul Reinman; A fugitive forces a gypsy to give him a new face, but he is captured because it is the same face as his pursuer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 17
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    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust/migration, tape on cover.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Beware of Googam, Son of Goom!!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Goom leaves an offspring in a cave to complete his conquest, and he comes across the family of the scientist who was responsible for his father's defeat; Googam is defeated when the scientist's son challenges him to a game of tag and runs off towards a pool of quicksand and then climbs a tree; When Googam sees the quicksand he mistakenly assumes that it is only mud since the boy must have run across it; Googam only sees the boy hiding in the tree as he sinks into the quicksand. "The Bridge" text story. "There Is Something Strange about Mister Jones!", art by Don Heck; A thug hears a man say that he has a fortune in his locker. He attacks him and tries to make him lead him there. His victim is Davy Jones, and he shows the thief his locker by drowning him. "What Lurks in the Mountain?", art by Steve Ditko; A communist general demands that the lama tell him of the alien space ship that has landed for repairs; At first the lama refuses to allow the aliens to be conquered by the communists, but he relents after the general threatens to execute all the peasants. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 18
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Kraa the Unhuman," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An American teacher investigates the mysterious statues made by one tribe in Africa, and finds that they worship a native mutated into a monster by a Soviet atomic test; The teacher soothes the man's pain with ointment, but before the American can get him to a hospital he dies protecting his helper from a python. "The Money Tree" text story. "The Mysterious Mr. P!", art by Don Heck; A mysterious but famous clarinetist is trapped by communists and pressed to become a propaganda mouthpiece. "Enter... the Robot!", art by Steve Ditko; A mine foreman is concerned that a new robot may take his job, so he scrambles the wires in its control panel. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 19
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached. 6" tear across front cover.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Green Thing!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A botanist invents a serum to magnify the latent intelligence of plants; He tested it on a remote island, but the plant was evil and wanted to conquer the world; The scientist ran from the plant and used the serum on a more advanced plant, which was benevolent and stopped the evil plant. "Lady Luck" text story. "The Haunted Paper!", art by Steve Ditko; A criminal skips town and sets up a newspaper as a front; When his typesetter changes the headlines from what they should read into what actually happens in the near future, he realizes he's got a goldmine, but the typesetter refuses to tell him how he can accurately predict the future. "The Coming of Maaboo!", art by Don Heck; A mercenary hears of a tribe that hoards gold while waiting for the return of a legendary alien; The mercenary poses as the alien and steals the gold, but he is abducted by the real alien. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 20
    • Staples added, fully taped spine.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Colossus Lives Again," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The crab-creatures of Cancrius III come back to try to take over the earth and begin by taking control of Colossus again; Bob O'Bryan, a scenery designer, comes up with the idea of creating a plaster of Paris creature to trick the crab-creatures into it taking over. "Weather Man" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Rocking Horse," art by Paul Reinman; A lame boy in a poor house asks for a rocking horse from charity, enraging his parents; When their house is destroyed in an earthquake the horse saves the boy, showing the value of love. "The Bomb," art by Steve Ditko; A threatening object that appears to be a bomb drops from the sky and lands in New York City; The object even emits ticking sounds that lead people to believe they are in imminent danger and so the city the evacuated. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 21
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    • Tape along length of spine. 6" cumulative spine split. Water damage. Rusty staples. Centerfold detached at both staples. INCOMPLETE. Torn interior. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Klagg! His Mission: Destroy Mankind!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Klagg, an alien who visits Earth, becomes so upset upon learning humanity still wages war that he declares war upon the nations of the Earth; The hero of the story convinces communist agents to pool their forces with the democracies in an effort to present a united front against Klagg; The effort is successful because the fact the various nations were able to set aside their differences and band together convinces Klagg to give up his campaign of destruction and leave Earth. "Sdrawkcab" text story, art by John Tartaglione. "Whose Face Is in the Mirror?", art by Steve Ditko; A man wakes up in the morning and sees a stranger's face in the mirror and then it shatters. "The Man from... Tomorrow!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man invents a time machine to travel back to the Roman Empire of 25 A.D. and set himself up as king, but all the present day devices he has brought back with him to prove his claims do not work without electricity, fuel, and broadcasting stations. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 22
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Beware of... Bruttu," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An often bullied scientist accidentally transforms himself into a monster, and is attacked when he cant make himself understood; In his new form he discovers that the girl hed thought out of his league really loves him, and manages to make himself human again. "Mystery Trip" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Only One Is Human!", art by Don Heck; A human unit on Mars realises that a disguised Martian is in their midst, they cannot tell the imposter and the real human apart, until a false piece of bad news makes the real human weep, uncovering the Martian. "The Anatomy of a Nightmare!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A science fiction writer is stuck, so he takes some pills, hoping a nightmare will inspire him; He dreams of horrible red-eyed aliens, but is disappointed, since that's only his own dull world. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 23
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
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    • 2 1/2" spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "I Entered the Dimension of Doom!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A teenager uncovers a plot of two-dimensional beings to invade Earth by posing as a construction crew to dig a hole in the street that acts as a passageway between dimensions and thwarts their designs. "The Wish" text story. "The Creature from the Black Bog!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A retired couple exploring the Everglades comes upon an alien who has been mired in the bog after landing to affect repairs and was making his way back to the ship. "Going Down!", art by Paul Reinman; A greedy elevator operator fakes an accident to get a rich customer to give him a big tip, but the elevator falls forever as the suddenly sinister passenger promises hell get his reward. "The Changeling," art by Jack Kirby; A teenager in the future desires to return to Earth despite scientist's warning that over thousands of years humans are no longer adapted to life on Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 24

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Insect Man," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A soldier is placed underground in a capsule to test the effects of isolation; He is attacked by a telepathic insect. "Mystery Pupil" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Beware... the Ticking Clocks!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; A king is beset by an assassin in the king's clockroom whereupon the assassin is magiked into yet another figurine upon the king's favorite timepiece. "Something Lurks in the Fog!", art by Don Heck; An unrepentant con-man is scared straight when he strays onto a forbidden road and enters a world between life and death. "Long Live the King!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A greedy prince marries a dowager queen; He tries to use her sleepwalking to cause her death, but the portrait of her husband calls out to warn her, and ghostly hands push the prince to his death. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 25
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    Last 10-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "The Death of Monstrollo," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A movie producer's next film is a sci-fi picture featuring a giant robotic monster; Bad press convinces him to abandon the project but just as he's about to disassemble the robot, an alien invasion fleet lands; He sends the robot lumbering towards them and they ineffectively fire their nerve weapons at it. "The Heat's On," art by Don Heck; When a young boy builds a fan to help his family get through a heat wave it brings down the flying saucer that caused the heat. "The Unseen," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; A scientist is contacted by a communist agent who offers him a million dollars for research into an invisibility ray; The man's greed makes him accept treason and he succeeds, but he finds that after testing the ray upon himself, he has become intangible as well and has no way of turning on the switch of the antidote ray. "The Hidden Face," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An alien bigot attempts to preach hate by hiding his face under a hood; When he assaults one of the people he is defaming he flees the police to escape capture. "The Enchanted Paint," art by Paul Reinman; A greedy prince marries a dowager queen; He tries to use her sleepwalking to cause her death, but the portrait of her husband calls out to warn her, and ghostly hands push the prince to his death. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 26

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    First 12-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "It Crawls by Night!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; A farmer develops a plant that grows so quickly at night that it becomes a menace to all objects around it by crushing and tossing them; The farmer feels he is done for as he runs to hide behind a meteorite that fell from the sky earlier in the day, but as the plant touches the rock, it begins to shrivel and die. "Music Master" text story. "Never Trust a Martian," art by Don Heck; Communist spies plan to fake a Martian invasion, but they are abducted and killed by the real Martians, afraid that their cover will be blown. "Seven Long Years," art by Paul Reinman; A racketeer breaks a mirror and gives up crime for seven years, only to break another mirror in his first robbery and be caught and sentenced to seven years. "The Face!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A thief steals a ruby from an Indian Lama's temple and finds himself cursed to see the Lama's face everywhere he goes; He tries to get out of the country by train, but still finds himself pursued by the face. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #27
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 27

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Oog Lives Again!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien trapped in ice is freed and mocks the fearful humans as it waits to be rescued - "Invade you? You have nothing we want! We should quarantine you!" "From Outer Space" text story. "On the Trail of the Witch!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A witch is fearful of being pursued by a witch-hunter, but it turns out her fears are groundless as he is also a witch. "John Doe," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; An inventor creates a humanoid robot and treats it like a close friend; When the robot sacrifices itself to save him from a bear, his friends realize that the inventor is also a robot. "His Name Was... Merlin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An untalented magician who takes the name Merlin is visited by the spirit of the real Merlin in the form of a derelict and offers to teach him some tricks; When the man learns Merlin's last trick of completely disappearing, he stiffs Merlin his fee. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #28
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 28
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Off white
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Russ Heath; John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis. "Special Sale" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Back From the Dead!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A fugitive hides on Easter Island and finds a scroll that awakens the stone heads; They turn out to be aliens, and take him with them as a zoo specimen. "The Dummy," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; Ventriloquist the Great Gregory and his wooden puppet Herman are both wooden aliens from Uranus! "The Secret of the Black Planet," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man escapes from a prison planet only to mistake a native creature on another world for a rocket ship and ends up about to be devoured. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #29
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 29
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "The Martian Who Stole a City!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A Martian steals a city piece by piece, until a young boy figures out that it is vulnerable to light. "Mystery Mansion" text story. "Nothing Can Save Us!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Trapped on a small planet a group of space pilots almost kill a space dragon out of fear until they realize that it protects the planet from runaway asteroids. "It Was Only a Simple Barber Shop... or Was It??!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Muggsy Bogar is a crook on the run. A mysterious figure instructs him to hide in a nearby barbershop; He goes in and the barber hides him forever. "The Thing in the Locked Room!", art by Don Heck; Prince Zemu takes a strange painting as part of his booty, only to discover it saps his life and youth from him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #30
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 30

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Ghost Rode a Roller Coaster!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An amusement park owner hires an engineer to design frightening rides and works him to death; The engineer's ghost returns and takes the park owner on a deadly roller coaster ride. "Trouble Bubble" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Creature from Krangro," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien commander is sent to Earth to prove his courage by capturing three humans, but he accidentally takes statues of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. "The Man Who Couldn't Grow Old!", art by Don Heck; An evil duke seeks the secret of eternal youth, and an old man in Egypt turns him into a mummy. "Inside the Fallout Shelter!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A selfish man builds a bomb shelter only for himself, but when a false alarm panics him he finds himself locked in for a month without a can opener to open his food. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #31
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 31
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465844004
    • 4" cumulative spine split

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Monster in the Iron Mask!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A seemingly invincible alien attacks Earth, but a magician realizes that he is using misdirection to keep from facing his one weakness: gas. "Time Machine" text story. "The Man Who Found Shangri-La!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A thief uses his brother to find Shangri-La; He sees a ruin full of savages and flees into the mountains to die, while his brother finds paradise, since in Shangri-La everyone gets what they deserve. "The Crackpot," art by Don Heck; An unsuccessful inventor finally gives up, throwing his final invention away; A boy accidentally uses the gun to disintegrate three communist agents without even noticing. "The Missing Link!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Scientists find a seemingly primitive man, but they discover that he is really from a future where nuclear war has destroyed civilization. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #32
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 32

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Man in the Beehive!", 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. "Lady Luck" text story. "Sazzik the Sorcerer," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A TV producer of violent sensationalist drama finds a book on a sorcerer that he thinks will bring in a big profit televised; He makes the mistake of reading the printed avocation spell out loud and the spirit of the long dead mage appears and casts him into limbo. "The One Who Isn't Human," art by Don Heck; A scientist's robot goes bad, and it is so advanced that it cannot be distinguished from a human by any instruments; Only the reaction of a dog tells the police which of several suspects is the robot. "The Thing in the Sky!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The communists build a super computer space-based weapons platform and issue it commands to strike targets from where it sits in orbit. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 33
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    • Cover detached at one staple, 2" cumulative spine split, miscut.
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    • Corner piece torn from first page. Negligible impact on art. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I was Trapped in the Chamber of Fear!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man tries to pitch to Stan Lee the story of a blackmailer who becomes trapped within a mystic ruby as an agent of Fate to direct recently departed souls to their destination; Stan rejects the story as too outlandish even for Tales of Suspense and the man leaves the office. "Bird Talk" text story. "The Mystery of the Tax Collector from Space!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A failed actor finds a spaceship with a dead pilot and uses it in an attempt to con the authorities; The ship is actually a decoy, and is retrieved by the aliens to get a human specimen for their zoo. "The Secret of the Mirage," art by Don Heck; A doctor goes to the Middle East to treat the local people; He is attacked by bandits for curing the local sheikh, and chased into a desert mirage, which takes him to a utopian world. "Where Is the Wommelly?", script by Stan Lee (signed), art by Steve Ditko; An alien armada attempts to conquer Earth, but is driven off; One of the ships is damaged and forced to land on Earth, its pilot an outcast forever on the planet; The military is convinced they will capture the alien at any moment since it must be of monstrous appearance. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #34
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 34
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Pieces missing from back cover.
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    • Cover oxidation.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Label #66E26E-104
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "I Found the Girl in the Blue Glass Bottle!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A curio shop owner uses an ancient magic bottle to shrink people, but one of his victims turns the magic of the bottle on him and escapes, as the shop owner shrinks to nothing. "Tricky Travel" text story. "The Forbidden World!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A space patrol find an alien world surrounded by a strange mist. "The Coming of the Giants!", art by Don Heck; The humanity of the near future grow proud as they approach space travel, but when alien giants arrive they are only saved from conquest because they are too tiny to notice. "Who Am I?", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man finds himself lost in a fog with no idea who he is; He is approached by a stranger who offers to help him through hypnosis; The hypnosis recovers his lost memory and he realizes that he was a circus performer who has died from a fall from the high wire. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #35
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 35
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    • Small lateral spine tears.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Watcher prototype issue. "I Accepted the Deadly Challenge of Zarkorr!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A veteran space pilot is forced to retire because of his lack of experience with newer equipment, but an alien visitor gives Earth a challenge that only he can pass. "The Radio" text story. "I Must Enter the Tomb of Tut-Am-Tut!", art by Don Heck; A scientist creates a time machine to travel back to ancient Egypt in order to pose as a magician and find the location of a great treasure. "Never Threaten a Witchman!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An untalented bald actor wants to receive the leading parts in plays so he goes to a witchman for a potion that will help him. "Revolt of the Robots!", art by Paul Reinman; Robots make Earth into a living paradise, but humans grow fearful and oppress them; The robots leave for another planet, where they build and oppress their own robots while Fate laughs. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #36
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 36
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "Meet Mr. Meek! The Most Dangerous Man in the World!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Don Heck; A formula from an old book seems to give a man an uncontrollable power to turn objects into gold, but his friend figures out that it is actually an alien trick. "The Green Hat" text story. "The Final Weapon," art by Paul Reinman; A billionaire pretends to have invented an ultimate bomb to force the nations of the world to disarm. "The Gorilla from Outer Space!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A ventriloquist makes it seem that a gorilla is talking, and finds out that the gorilla really is a sentient alien. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 37
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #B141F9-053
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story. 3/4 length spine split from top.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Haag! Hunter of Helpless Humans!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Steve Ditko; An alien hunter named Haag comes to earth looking for new game to hunt and sets out to capture humans from around the world. "Muscle Man" text story. "A Voice in the Dark," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Paul Reinman; A crook hides in a wax museum, but he is scared off by a phonogram record. The curator finds the record, but no one except the statues could have turned it on. "Behold - the Monster!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A publicity agent has a large paper machete monster created to promote a new movie but is despondent when his boss criticizes him for public complaints the object is generating; Unknown to anyone on Earth, an alien invasion force is drawing near when its commander orders the viewscreen to display a typical Earth creature so they will know what to expect. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #38
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 38
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    Cover by Jack Kirby. "The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World!", art by Jack Davis; An arrogant teen-ager finds a genie's lamp and tries to make the world perfect, but finds that all his wishes have unexpected results. "We Can't All Be Human!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Don Heck; Seemingly friendly aliens arrive on Earth, seeking refuge from pirates, but a philosophy student figures out that the first visitors are the pirates, and disguised themselves to appear pleasant to humans. "Blueprint for Victory" text story. "The Man In The Mirror!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A millionaire buys an enchanted mirror that allows him to wish any person he dislikes to be trapped inside of it; He wishes dozens of people into the mirror until he is contacted by agents of the IRS who wish to audit his books. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 39
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1277793003
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • INCOMPLETE. Front cover missing. Interior presumed complete.
    • Label #0270911002

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. First appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man Is Born!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Don Heck; Playboy industrialist and weapons designer Tony Stark is injured in Vietnam and captured by communists; While pretending to build a weapon for his captors he builds a suit of battle armor to keep his injured heart beating and uses it to escape and beat the communist commander. "The Treasure" text story. "The Last Rocket!", art by Gene Colan; When the sun starts dying humanity goes into space, except for two nature lovers; Just as the last rocket leaves a new sun flares to life, and the two remaining humans, Adam and Eve, rename the planet Earth. "Gundar!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A shipwrecked man finds cursed Viking ghosts on an island, and his descent from the captain that cursed them releases them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 40
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Tear seal, cover TRIMMED. Pieces of tape on interior cover.
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    • 2" spine split from bottom, heavy cover oxidation.
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    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of damages (interior and exterior).

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. Second appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man versus Gargantus!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns) (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck; Introduction and origin of Gargantus. "Wrong Number" text story. "Work of Art!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; An unsuccessful artist tries to force a new painter to show him how to paint lifelike pictures; The painter is a sorcerer, and traps the artist in one of his paintings, the secret to his realism. "Prophet of Doom!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man from the future arrives in the present day in order to set himself up as ruler; He attempts to extort 100 million dollars from the Secretary General of the United Nations only to be shocked when the Secretary reveals that he too is from the future and that there are agents planted in every era in order to apprehend criminals who may attempt to alter the course of events. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #41
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 41
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1' spine split from bottom.
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    Cover by Jack Kirby. In the third appearance of Iron Man, he battles an evil genius named Doctor Strange - but it's not the Stephen Strange later introduced in Strange Tales - in "The Stronghold of Dr. Strange!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R Berns), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An imprisoned criminal scientist takes control of Iron Man in order to free himself; He threatens to blow up the world unless he is made world ruler. "Music Master" text story. "The Sorcerer's Spell," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A wicked general plots the overthrow of his king, but is too afraid to try; He forces a gypsy sorcerer to enchant him to remove his fear. "The End of the Universe!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In the year 3000 a faster than light space ship is developed to take man to the very end of the universe; Since the scientists think the chances of returning are slim, they choose a pilot with an unhappy life of no family, friends, or job who doesn't really care if he can return as long as he learns the secret of the universe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #42
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 42
    • Staple rust. Two very small worm holes.
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    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Interior is complete. Cover detached at both staples. 6-3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. "Trapped by the Red Barbarian," script by Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns) (script), art by Don Heck; A Soviet spymaster sends a master of disguise to steal the design of Tony Stark's latest weapon; The Actor steals the plans and learns Iron Man's secret identity, but Iron Man regains the plans and tricks the communists into killing their own agent. "Discovery" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Speak of the Haunted House!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Two friends make a bet about the existence of ghosts in a haunted house; The doubting friend thinks he saw no ghosts, but the house itself is a ghost. "Escape into Space," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A convict believes that he escaped his captors on a strange planet, but the plan all along was for him to serve his sentence there, thinking that he is free. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #43
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 43
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Kala, Queen of the Netherworld!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script) (as R Berns), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck; Tony Stark is abducted by the queen of an underground kingdom to help her invade the surface; As Iron Man, Stark shows her that she would rapidly age on the surface, convincing her to call off the invasion. "The Journey" text story. "You Can't Change the Past!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A scientist creates a time machine just to prove that it can be done, but never plans to use it, since he knows that it would be too dangerous to attempt to alter the past. "I Was A Victim of Venus!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A criminal steals a valuable diamond from Venus, but it is irradiated and makes him sick; He needs to steal the money to pay a doctor. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #44
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 44
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #B141F9-054
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    • Label #CC6B98-034
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    • Centerfold detached.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Mad Pharoah!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script) (as R. Bern), art by Don Heck; After waking up from a 2000 years long sleep, Hatap, the Mad Pharoah, brings Tony Stark into the past to resume his war against Cleopatra; Stark helps Cleopatra defeat Hatap as Iron Man. "The Tree" text story. "One of Us Must Die!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; When a space passenger yacht is damaged, one of the passengers must be sacrificed for the others to survive; The captain lies in order to discover which is the most selfish and trick that person into making the sacrifice. "I Come From the Sky!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A communist agent in Africa is supplying guns and explosives to tribesmen to encourage uprisings; When flying his plane to another group, he gets struck by lightning and ditches his plane near an unknown tribe; These natives are like the ones in King Kong who have built a huge wall to keep out some horrible beast. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #45
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 45
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Bottom left corner of slab popped open.
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    • Marvel Chipping, small piece of tape on inside front cover.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. "The Icy Fingers of Jack Frost!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns) (script), art by Don Heck; A washed up boxer saves Stark's life, and he hires him as a chauffeur; Meanwhile, a scientist fired by Stark creates a suit that gives him the power to freeze whatever is near him. Ad for The Avengers. "I Come From Far Centaurus!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A greedy man is delighted when an alien shows that he will be rich, but he is sentenced to exile for fraud, and imprisoned on an asteroid where his money is useless. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #46
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 46
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: White
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    • Label #0A8A72-025
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script) (as R. Berns), art by Don Heck; Khrushchev sends the Crimson Dynamo in the United States to "wreck Stark's project and get rid of Iron Man"; Iron Man defeats the Crimson Dynamo and convinces him to defect. "The Utopia" text story. "The Gargoyles," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man discovers a race of creatures that come up from below ground that the African natives base their wood carvings upon; Since they keep their presence secret, the man worries they mean humanity harm, but everyone he speaks to refuses to believe his fantastic tale. "Mr. Flubb's Flashlight," script by Stan Lee, art by Sol Brodsky; A lazy and incompetent reporter saves a stranger's life; When he's offered a flashlight as a reward he is offended and turns it down, so the stranger uses the light (a transporter) to return to Alpha Centauri. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #47
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 47
    • 1" spine split from top.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. "Iron Man Battles the Melter!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Don Heck; A former competitor of Tony Stark becomes the Melter and sabotages one of his plants. Iron Man tries to defend it but must flee before the Melter; He defeats him by constructing an aluminum suit that he cannot melt. "The Green Man" text story. "Shock!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A radar operator turns off Earth's defenses when alien raiders offer him the most beautiful woman in the universe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #48
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 48
    • 3/4" Spine split from base of comic.
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    • 3" cumulative spine split, cover detached.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Iron Man gets a snazzy new costume in "The Mysterious Mr. Doll!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Dick Ayers; Mister Doll uses magic dolls to take over whole companies; Iron Man stops him with the help of a new suit of armor. "The Pact," art by Joe Maneely; An historian writing about the trial and execution of his ancestor for witchcraft interviews the only remaining party concerned in the case: the Devil. "Kraddak," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); An alien tells a greedy mine owner that he will be killed in a fall; The mine owner hides at the lowest possible point in his mine. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #49
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 49
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Label #1341423012
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    • CGC Signature Series
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    • Signed by Stan Lee on 03/04/2017.
    • Label #1323115003
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    • CGC Signature Series
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    • Signed by Stan Lee on 03/04/2017.
    • Label #1323119008
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    • Signed by Stan Lee (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity. Cover detached.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. First X-Men crossover (same date as X-Men #3 - January, 1964), plus first Avengers crossover (without Captain America) in the Iron Man story, "The New Iron Man Meets the Angel!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Paul Reinman; The Angel is affected by an atomic test done at one of Stark's weapons plants. His personality is altered and now he wants to join the Evil Mutants; The X-Men call the Avengers for help but only Iron Man is available. "Strange Encounter," art by Joe Maneely. "The Saga of the Sneepers!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them; With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #50
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 50
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Label #0270201019
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    • Paper: Off white
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    • Label #1268344009
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    • Cover oxidation.
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    • 1/2" spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. The first appearance of the Mandarin is in the Iron Man story, "The Hands of the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; The Pentagon sends Iron Man into red China to get information on the Mandarin, an evil scientist feared even by the Communist regime; Iron Man struggles to overcome the Mandarin's powerful rings and martial arts, but he escapes his castle. "Them!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A man frantically tries to convince passersby that he is being chased by storybook characters; He is arrested by the police, but disappears from his jail cell, as he himself is a fictional character created by Larry Lieber. "Journey's End!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A meek and lonely space pilot volunteers for a suicide mission to investigate a strange cosmic cloud; the cloud hides a utopian planet, whose inhabitants only want humans brave enough to face the unknown to visit them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.