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Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Strange Tales HC (2007-2013 Marvel) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Strange Tales HC (2007-2013 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) #1-10. Written by STAN LEE and HANK CHAPMAN. Art by JOE MANEELY, JOHN ROMITA, GENE COLAN, RUSS HEATH, JOE SINNOTT, BILL EVERETT, BERNIE KRIGSTEIN, JIM MOONEY, DICK AYERS, ED WINIARKSI, MANNY STALLMAN, GEORGE TUSKA, and TONY DIPRETA. Cover by BILL EVERETT Prepare yourself for a haunted Halloween full of pre-Code horror courtesy of the Marvel Masterwork's Atlas Era! We're turning the clock back to 1951, the time when horror reined supreme in comics. These never-before-collected stories of ghosts, ghouls, monsters, morgues, vampires, and more than just a few terrors-that-dare-not-speak-their-names aren't just some of the most frightening tales ever published, they're also by a frightening array of star comic-book talents! See why Gene Colan says 'He Wished He Was a Vampire;' Look out when Bill Everett gives 'The Evil Eye;' Come along as Russ Heath finds a planet that may, or may not, be 'Uninhabited;' Prove to Bernie Krigstein if you were 'The Boy Who Was Afraid,' and to stand in shock and amazement at the bevy of stories lurking just around the corner by Stan Lee's right-hand man of the '50s, comics great Joe Maneely! Hardcover, 260 pages, full color. Cover price $54.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Strange Tales HC (2007-2013 Marvel) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) #11-20. Written by STAN LEE. Art by BILL EVERETT, GENE COLAN, JOE SINNOTT, BERNIE KRIGSTEIN, JOE MANEELY, JERRY ROBINSON, JIM MOONEY, GEORGE TUSKA, PAUL REINMAN, HARRY ANDERSON, TONY DIPRETA, ED WINIARKSI, SAM KWESKIN, and DICK BRIEFER. Cover by HARRY ANDERSON. Join the Marvel Masterworks as we take another dip into the well of pre-Code madness from the era when comics were no-holds-barred and horror was king! You'll be treated to dozens of tales from the dark side by such luminaries as Bill Everett, Gene Colan, Bernie Krigstein, Jerry Robinson and many, many more as they dig up the deepest, darkest tales of suspense and terror found anywhere this side of a mortuary. The Farmer takes a life, but what price will he pay when the chickens come home to roost? Is O'Malley's friend really the kind of guy you want to hang out with? Find out what makes even a monster afraid, and discover the sure-fire solution to father-in-law trouble! The 1950s were a time of gruesome stories and great art, and Stan Lee's Atlas had it all. What more can we say? The devil made us do it! Reserve that copy today! Hardcover, 272 pages, full color. Cover price $59.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Strange Tales HC (2007-2013 Marvel) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Collects Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) #21-30. Written by STAN LEE. Art by JOE MANEELY, TONY DiPRETA, JOE SINNOTT, JOHN FORTE, BILL EVERETT, GENE COLAN, JOHN BUSCEMA, CARMINE INFANTINO, BERNIE KRIGSTEIN, PAUL REINMAN, HARRY ANDERSON, ED GOLDFARB, DICK AYERS, BILL BENULIS, and JACK KATZ. Cover by HARRY ANDERSON. In the 1950s Mighty Marvel was known by another name-Atlas-and during that era of tension and paranoia Stan Lee brought together the best and brightest artists of the era, all to scare the pants off you! From titans of the times like Joe Maneely, Bill Everett and Bernie Krigstein, to young talents like John Romita, Gene Colan and John Buscema, they all came together to make Strange Tales one of the greatest horror mags of the day. Populated by vampires, ghouls, werewolves, mad scientists, stone-cold killers and outer space evils with an eye towards Earth, every issue brims with dark and horrific stories as could only be crafted in the days before the Comics Code. So come share a coffin with the Marvel Masterworks and take a strange trip to the time when horror ruled the racks and the only thing scarier than the stories was turning the lights out after you read them. Hardcover, 272 pages, full color. Cover price $59.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Strange Tales HC (2007-2013 Marvel) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Collects Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) #31-39. Cover by HARRY ANDERSON. From the heart of the 1950s comes another dose of horrific monsters, unhinged lunatics, rampaging robots, and outer space invaders-the hallmarks of the explosive Atlas Era! Yes, it's a new batch of classics from the time when your comics kept you up at night. Chock full of stories-most never before reprinted-that run the spectrum of twists, surprises and shocks, Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Strange Tales features a host of artistic talent rarely seen a single series! So prepare yourself for just a few of the shocks they have in store for you: Werner Roth will find out whether or not you're made of "Flesh and Blood." Joe Sinnot sets off the "Danger Signal." Like it or not, Paul Reinman will discover whether you're "Man or Beast." John Romita sets his sights on "The Target." And Bill Everett reveals "Karnoff's Plan." Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Strange Tales is a dark trip into the wry and subversive heyday of horror comics that pushed comics hysteria to the breaking point. So why don't you see what all the hubbub was about and come join us for a scare? Hardcover, 248 pages, full color. Cover price $59.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Strange Tales HC (2007-2013 Marvel) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. Collects Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) #40-48. Cover by JOE MANEELY. From the dark heart of the Atlas Era comes another dose of bizarre and exciting STRANGE TALES! Crafted by a host of the most talented illustrators to ever grace the comic-book page - from early work by Steve Ditko to accomplished efforts by Bill Everett - each story is a page-turning pleasure from the days when comics were as frightful as they were delightful! A heaping helping of bug-eyed aliens, unexplored caves, time machines, mermaids and atomic bombs will prove to you there's a taste of something for everyone with a penchant for the fearsome and the fantastic. And with an in-depth introduction by noted Atlas scholar Dr. Michael J. Vassallo, there's no other place where comics' most contentious era is presented and studied in such detail as here. So reserve your copy today, and march on with the MARVEL MASTERWORKS! Hardcover, 248 pages, full color. Cover price $64.99.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Strange Tales HC (2007-2013 Marvel) 6-1ST

    Volume 6 - 1st printing. Collects Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) #49-57. Cover by Bill Everett. The link between the Atlas Era and the Marvel Age draws ever closer with our sixth scare-filled collection of STRANGE TALES! Behind some of the most beautiful cover art in Bill Everett's storied career, each issue is packed with twist-ending tales that thrill and horrify. There are aliens, astronauts, girls, gangsters, police and poltergeists prepared to amaze you following every page turn. With artwork by a who's who of 1950s talent - from Ditko and Colan to Orlando and Crandall - it's as much a feast for the eyes as a shock to the senses. So reserve your copy today, or risk a comeuppance worse than death: no Strange Tales in your Masterworks library! Hardcover, 248 pages, full color. Cover price $74.99.