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Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 1

    Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko reprints. "Beware!! The Ghosts Surround Me!!" from Strange Tales # 76, art by Don Heck; A fleeing criminal in Transylvania hides in an abandoned house, but aliens from a parallel dimension appear to him; He is relieved to find they cannot hurt him, but instead they phase him into an invisible, immaterial state and leave him there forever. "I Found the Things from Nowhere" from Journey into Mystery # 60, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; Joe Carter tries to fix his TV and tunes into what he thinks is an alien battle. "I Became a Human Robot" from Suspense # 5, 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. "I Saw the Other World!" from Tales to Astonish # 7, art by Dick Ayers; A man tries to convince a stranger that the camera he found takes pictures of another dimension; The stranger seems skeptical, when a bolt of lightning strikes and the stranger disappears, along with the man's pictures. "Those Who Change" from Amazing Fantasy # 10, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A time travel experiment goes wrong. Photo of Stan Lee. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 2

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers, Steve Ditko, and Don Heck. Reprints. "Fin Fang Foom!" from Strange Tales # 89, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A young historian from Taiwan is scorned by his father for his refusal to join the army, even in the face of an imminent communist invasion; Instead of fighting directly, he crosses to the mainland to awake the dragon Fin Fang Foom; He lures the dragon to the coast to wreck the invasion fleet, and then lures it back to its lair before restoring its mystical slumber. "I Find Those Who Lurk Below" from Tales of Suspense # 12, 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 prisoner finds the book and believes the story and later he finds a working digger to bring him down to the aliens below who welcome him. "Orogo!! The Nightmare From Outer Space!! from Journey Into Mystery # 57, pencils by Don Heck and Jack Kirby (splash), inks by Don Heck; An alien robot arrives to hypnotically enslave the people of Earth, but is stopped when it cannot hypnotize one old man, a blind man. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 3

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Captain America), Gene Colan, and Don Heck, inks by Frank Giacoia (Captain America), Gene Colan, and Don Heck. Reprints. "The Hunchback of Hollywood and the Movie Murder" from Captain America Comics #3, script by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Bernie Klein and George Roussos; Death and terror lurk behind the scenes of a Hollywood movie set as Cap and Bucky hunt a hunchback madman, whose bloody hand seeks to stop the grinding cameras from filming the truth for a liberty loving public. "I Am the Prisoner of the Voodoo King!" from Journey Into Mystery #82, art by Gene Colan; A criminal being brought to prison from a jungle outpost escapes into the jungle; He happens upon a tribe worshipping a gold idol and steals it. "Beware the Uboong!" from Strange Tales #100, art by Don Heck; Americans flee Uranus due to ferocious wildlife; The Soviets take the opportunity to land their own expedition, but because they ignore the American warnings they do not realize that the sheep-like creatures in the mountains are the deadly Uboongi. "Bruttu" from Tales of Suspense #22, art by Don Heck; 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. "I Saw the End of the World" from Strange Tales #73, art by Steve Ditko; A scientist builds a time machine and discovers that time is a loop with all events repeating themselves endlessly for eternity. "The Weird Case of the Pludering Butterfly and the Ancient Mummies!" from Captain America Comics #3, script by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Reed Crandall; Laughing at law and order, the Butterfly loots a museum of its priceless treasures until Captain America and Bucky steps in to clip his wings. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 4

    Cover art by Jack Kirby (Captain America figure), Don Heck, and Joe Sinnott. Reprints. "The Menace of Dr. Grim" from Captain America Comics #4, script and art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby; Blood curdling screams coming from a desolate sanitarium lead Captain America into to the most horrible mystery of his career. "The Case of the Fake Money Fiends." from Captain America Comics #4, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Cap and Bucky dare to enter a haunted house in order to discover what the strange noises were emanating from it, and end up breaking up a large counterfeiting ring flooding the nation with millions of dollars in counterfeit bills. "The Thing called It!" from Strange Tales #82, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A bitter scientist builds a monster to destroy his rival, failing in every attempt to animate it until the swamp accidentally gives the construct life; The creature has a conscience and refuses to murder, so its creator uses lies to turn the local people against it. "They Vanished Forever!" from Strange Tales #98, art by Dick Ayers; Sailors find the "Flying Dutchman" and take the ship's gold, despite the pleas of the ghost crew; They are turned into ghosts to replace that crew, leaving the man who refused the gold unharmed. "I am the Beast Man!" from Tales to Astonish #12, art by Don Heck; A man meets an extradimensional being in his nightmares; The being tells him that the world he comes from is a paradise, but boring, and offers to switch places. "Captain America and Ivan the Terrible" from Captain America Comics #4, script and inks by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, pencils by Jack Kirby; Out of the pages of history steps the most brutal and feared tyrant of the Middle Ages to conquer all that dare to cross his path...that is, until he picked on Captain America and Bucky. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 5
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Captain America figure, inset), Don Heck (inset), and Dick Ayers (inset), inks by Frank Giacoia (Captain America figure), Don Heck (inset), Jack Kirby (inset), and Dick Ayers (inset). Reprints. "Captain America and the Ringmaster of Death" from Captain America Comics #5, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Steve and Bucky decide to visit the circus for some fun, but its Cap and Bucky that face the Ringmaster's Wheel of Death and its purpose: to allow the villain to place America into a steel vise of terror, using vicious mobsters as his personal Gestapo! "The Gruesome Secret of the Dragon of Doom!" from Captain America Comics #5, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Captain America and Bucky investigate the disappearance of the patrol boat "Winfield" with its crew and discover a sinister villain, his HQ inside a monstrous sea serpent, responsible. "Mister Gregory and the Ghost" from Journey Into Mystery #75, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; A homebuilder who uses shoddy materials and unskilled labor gets his comeuppance when he builds a home for himself out of the wood from haunted trees; He tries and fails several times to drive the ghost out of the house, but stubbornly refuses to admit failure. "The Things from Dimension X" from Strange Tales #80, art by Don Heck; A scientist successfully creates a link to the dimension Electra only to find the inhabitants bent on conquest; They pour through the portal but are stopped when the carved presidents on Mt. Rushmore come to life and drive them back. "It Fell from the Flying Saucer!" from Tales to Astonish #31, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An artist finds an alien pencil that will make whatever he draws real, but his selfish use of it makes the aliens take it back. "Killers of the Bund" from Captain America Comics #5, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; When a Nazi Bund beats up a man of German descent (because he won't join up), Captain America and Bucky attack the Bund camp and Cap is captured; Bucky races back to the city and enlists the aid of the Sentinels of Liberty to rescue Cap and round up the rogues. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 6
    • Water damage.
    • 1" Spine split from top. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, Don Heck, and Paul Reinman (vignettes), inks by Vince Colletta, Don Heck, Paul Reinman, and Dick Ayers (vignettes). Reprints. "Captain America and the Red Skull" from Captain America Comics #7, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Cap has to contend with the return of the Red Skull and figure out why he is using Chopin's "Funeral March" as the means of his diabolical mission of destruction. "The Phantom Hound of Cardiff Moor" from Captain America Comics #10, , script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Cap solves the mystery of Cardiff Manor and a "ghost" dog, used by the only living relative of the family that once owned the manor. "I Found the Lair of the Lizard Men" from Journey Into Mystery #64, art by Don Heck; A convict escapes and hides in a deep cave, where he finds a society of lizard men unable to breathe on the surface; When he tries to steal the diamond that provides their light he is transformed into a lizard man and forced to live among them as an outcast. "I Was Trapped In The Chamber Of Fear!" from Tales Of Suspense #33, 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. "Germ Warfare" from Strange Tales #90, art by Paul Reinman; A medical researcher working while on a boat with friends tries to enlarge a germ to more closely examine it, but it grows to human size and hijacks the boat; The doctor takes the germ to an island where it intends to enlarge an army of microbes to conquer the world. "Meet The Fang Arch Fiend Of The Orient from Captain America Comics #6, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Cap and Bucky battle against the evil Fang and Baron Nushima, who seek to prevent two emissaries from China from obtaining money loans from the American government. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 7
    • Water damage. Oxidation.

    Reprinting: "The Human Torch" from Marvel Mystery #8, "Monsters On Mecury!" from Journey Into Mystery #62, "Prince Namor, The Sub Mariner" from Marvel Mystery #3, "Punishment!" from Strange Tales #88, "Titan, The Amphibian From Atlantis!" from Tales Of Suspense #28, and "Death Loads The Bases" from Captain America Comics #7. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 8
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    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.

  • Issue #9
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 9
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Pen marks on back cover.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. Reprints. "The Human Torch" from Marvel Comics #1, script and art by Carl Burgos; After the Scientist's Guild convinces inventor Horton to dispose of his new creation, a "human torch", a clever criminal figures out a way to use this creation for his own evil purposes. "The Sub-Mariner" from Marvel Mystery #4, script and art by Bill Everett; Betty, concerned on what effect the Nazi submarine warfare has had on ocean-going travel and commerce, enlists the aid of the Sub-Mariner and his aerial subs to deal with the problem. "Monsteroso" from Tales To Astonish #18, art by Steve Ditko; A creature hatches from an egg and imagines itself lord of all it surveys, but it is suddenly drowned, as it is only a microbe in a scientist's culture. "We Search The Stars!" from Strange Tales #110, script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A space expedition discovers what they believe is a savage human-like species and flee, not suspecting that they are an advanced psychic race able to meet all their needs through thought. "I Don't Believe In Ghosts!" from Journey Into Mystery #77, script by Larry Lieber and Stan Lee (plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man offers fifty thousand dollars to anyone who can show him a ghost but, time after time, he proves that there is a rational explanation behind the sightings. "Captain America: A Personal Accounting Of His Smashing a Spy Ambush" from Captain America Comics #10, script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Cap and Bucky face the unparalled fury of a female Nazi agent, bent on capturing America's only model of the new rapid fire grenade gun for Hitler. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 10

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and Larry Lieber (vignettes), inks by Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman (vignettes). Golden Age All-Winners Squad, Captain America, Human Torch, and Sub-Mariner reprints. The Crime of the Ages! from All-Winners Comics #19, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Syd Shores; The All-Winners Squad is hurriedly called to meet with the curator of a museum, whose exhibit, "The Ages of Mankind", has been smashed; In addition, a note has been left, signed by the mysterious Isbisa, who has challenged the members to follow up various clues he has left with each part of the exhibit in a winner-take-all battle. There Were Five Frightened Men...! from Tales to Astonish #54, script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber, pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; An art thief steals a painting of frightened men, only to be trapped in it as one of them. Beware! He Isn't Human! from Journey into Mystery #77, script by Larry Lieber and Stan Lee (plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein and Dick Ayers; A Hollywood special effects man builds an android to slay a woman who rejected his advances because she was "waiting"; After he sends the robot to the museum where she works, he relaxes for a sufficient time, and then is startled when she appears at the door with the robot. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Fantasy Masterpieces (1966) 11
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Reprinting: "Introducing Toro the Flaming Torch Kid" from Human Torch #1 (1940), A Sub-Mariner story from Sub-Mariner #34, "The Menace Of Morded The Evil" from Black Knight #1 (1955), "Mister Morgan's Monster" from Strange Tales #99, and "Hotel Of Death" from Captain America Comics #10. Cover price $0.25.