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Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 1
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by John Romita. It's Only Magic!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by John Verpoorten; Tommy steals a spellbook and summons a Djinn who plans to destroy the world. Mr. Craven Buys His Scream House!, script by Denny O'Neil, art by Tom Sutton; Creighton Craven tries to destroy his grandfather's house. Always Leave 'Em Laughing!, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Frank Giacoia; Boswell Boliver builds a time machine to escape into the past where he believes that people won't laugh at him. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 2
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Water damage.

    Cover art by John Romita. Forewarned Is Four-Armed!, script by Neal Adams and Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Herb Trimpe and Tom Sutton; Freddy Garricks sees a ghastly face in the mirror while trying to shave. The Day of the Red Death!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Don Heck; When a bio-engineered weapon is let loose, the only survivors are a small band of evil men in a concrete bunker; Takeoff on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death." 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 3
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by John Buscema. The Warlock Tree!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith], inks by Syd Shores; Dave scoffs at the legend of a tree cursed by a dying warlock until the curse nearly kills his girlfriend. The Tell Tale Heart, script by Edgar Allan Poe (original story) and Denny O'Neil (adaptation), art by Tom Palmer; A man kills his miserly uncle but does not get away with the crime; Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Telltale Heart." Something Lurks on Shadow Mountain!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by John Verpoorten; After George Ashton is tricked by a mysterious woman into opening a box, he learns that she is really Pandora and he must figure out how to undo the damage he has caused. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 4
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0086261012
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #2093580018
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1571264015
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin (signed) [as 7EV], inks by Bill Everett (signed) [as 7EV]. The Monster, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by John Verpoorten; A wealthy, ugly, and lonely man is believed to be a monster by the ignorant people of his village. The Man Who Owned the World, script by Denny O'Neil and Tom Sutton (plot), art by Tom Sutton; A greedy billionaire crashes the world economy to finance a scientist to send him into the future, where a horrible surprise awaits him. The Sword and the Sorcerers!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]; Novelist Len Carson plans to write one final story in his popular sword and sorcery series to kill off the protagonist, Starr the Slayer, but his creation comes to life and kills him in self-defense; This is a Conan-esque story Windsor-Smith did to prepare for his work on Conan the Barbarian. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 5

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Bill Everett. ...And Fear Shall Follow!, script and pencilsby Jack Kirby, inks by John Verpoorten; An American U-2 pilot crashes his plane in China; He escapes from the wreckage but a strange man pursues him relentlessly, even walking through walls; The pilot eventually realizes that he died in the crash and the man is going to escort him to the world beyond. The Music From Beyond!, script by Roy Thomas (adaptation) and H. P. Lovecraft (original story), art by Johnny Craig; Adapted from H. P. Lovecraft's "The Music of Erich Zann." The Beast From the Bog!, script by Denny O'Neil, art by Paul Reinman. Letter to the editor from comic artist Alan Kupperberg. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 6

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Bill Everett. A Change of Mind, script by Len Wein, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Syd Shores. I Dared To Defy Merlin's Black Magic!, art by Steve Ditko; An American businessman scoffs at a shop owner's claim that one of his books was a diary by Merlin until a terrifying vision of Merlin turns his hair white; As he runs from the shop, the shopkeeper thinks that he must remember not to leave his diary out. Put Another Nickel In, script by Mimi Gold, art by Dick Ayers. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 7
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    New stories: "Gargoyle Every Night." Script by Berni WRightson and Roy Thomas, art by Wrightson. "Mastermind." Script and art by Tom Sutton. Reprints: "I Wore the Mask of Drothor!" with art by Steve Ditko; and "I Found the Abominable Snowman!" with pencils by Jack Kirby. Wrightson cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Chamber of Darkness (1969 Marvel) 8

    Final issue of the series. Cover art by Bernie Wrightson. I Am The Invisible!, art by Steve Ditko. Believe It... Or Not!, script and inks by Bill Everett, pencils by Dan Adkins. A Thousand Years Later..., script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A scientist's longevity serum gives him a lifespan of a thousand years, but he finds this a curse as he watches his friends grow old and die while he remains alone and Earth becomes overpopulated; When humanity begins to leave Earth he refuses to go, and is surprised when one other person, a young woman, also decides to stay allowing the two strangers, Adam and Eve, to restart humanity. The Beast That Walks Like a Man!, art by Don Heck; A Martian is sent to Earth to kidnap a human scientist who has invented a weapon that Mars wants to use against Jupiter; The Martian is beaten by the scientist, who turns out to be a Jovian agent setting a trap to capture a live Martian. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.