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Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #5
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.07) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #3737121023
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 4 1/4" cumulative spine split, cover detached.

    The Room Without a Door, script by Hank Chapman, art by Joe Maneely; A scientist rejects science as useless for discovering the secret of time travel and turns to black magic instead; When he hears of a woman related to a witch burned in 1692 living nearby, he spies on her through a window and sees her summon the ghost of her ancestor. Welcome To the Werewolves text story. Little Man Who Was There, art by Jim Mooney; Dennis Ames keeps seeing a strange little man just before some disaster happens that he narrowly escapes, and he eventually comes to realize that he can't escape forever, because the little man is Death. The Trap, script by Carl Wessler, art by Manny Stallman. My Brother Harry, art by Tony DiPreta. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 6
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.57) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #3737121024
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1"-3" tears throughout interior.

    Cover art by Russ Heath. Uninhabited, art by Russ Heath; The moon is a living organism like Ego, the living planet. Eyes of March, art by Sy Grudko; A man gets a pair of glasses which make everyone appear to have his own face. Death of a Vampire text story. The Back Door, art by Pete Morisi; A salesman tries to make a pitch to the dead of a funeral parlor but they tell him that they buy nothing and stay for free. The Killers, art by Harry Lazarus; Scientists invent a virus which turns people into crazy killers without reflection in mirrors; The Ugly Man, art by Vernon Henkel. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 14
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1497105007
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Horrible Herman, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely. The Grinning Skulls, art by Werner Roth; When a man attempts to steal skulls from a totem pole, his head becomes the latest addition to the top of the pole. You Only Die Once text story. The Experiment, art by George Tuska; A scientist creates a process that he thinks will evolve a gorilla into a human being. The Golden Coffin, pencils by Mike Sekowsky; A man summons the ghost of King Midas and demands his power to turn objects to gold. The Man Who Talked To Ghosts, script by Stan Lee, art by Carl Burgos. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 17
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple. Heavy oxidaton.

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "Danny Had a Dream," art by Joe Sinnott; Danny, a kid living on a farm, dreams of growing up and creating a powerful weapon which he can use to conquer the world; To get started on his task, he decides to gather some old junk and build a model of the machine which he envisions. "Feud!", script by Stan Lee, art by Jerry Robinson; A stranger in a mountain town comes across a murdered man, but the local sheriff refuses to do anything about it; The sheriff explains that the dead man is a member of the Ratfield family, who have been feuding with the McKay clan for years. "I Am a Vampire" text story. "The Big Kill," art by Charles A. Winter; This story's narrator claims that he's responsible for thousands of deaths every year, yet people love him and always want to make him a part of their lives. "5 Years Too Late!"; Released from prison after serving a five-year sentence, Birdie Salvo prepares to pick up his hidden loot; However, he gets picked up by some members of his former gang, who force him to tell them where the money is hidden. "Father-In-Law Trouble," art by Dick Briefer; Jeff Mitchell marries a woman for her money, but he soon finds out that her father, Mr. Hudson, has cut off her inheritance because he (correctly) considers Jeff to be a "cheap fortune-hunter"; Angrily, Jeff pushes his wife off a cliff and pretends that she fell off by accident. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 22
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. The Untouchable!, art by Bernie Krigstein; When a starving white man, who considers himself one of the highborn caste, takes food from an untouchable the natives now consider him to be a part of that caste. The Easter Eggs text story. What Happened On the Moon?, pencils by Bill Benulis, inks by Jack Abel; A scientist builds a robot that can survive the voyage to the moon. The Voice of Death, art by Bob McCarty. Too Good To Be True!, pencils by John Forte, inks by Matt Fox; The Devil makes a gambler have good luck so he wins all his bets. The Corpse That Wasn't, art by John Buscema. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 23
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($22.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0932929002

    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. "Welcome to Pluto," art by Joe Sinnott; The story begins in 1993 by showing muscle builder Bruto winning a body building competition; Bruto was shown to be a cruel callous man as when a disable child try asking for his autograph, not only did Bruto kicked the kid to the ground but destroyed his autograph book. "Just Around the Corner" text story. "The Man Who Knew Everything!", art by Joe Maneely; An encyclopedia publisher who is disrespected by his employees buys a robot to replace the editor-in-chief; The assistant editors become fed up with taking correction from the machine so, thinking that he is human, prepare to assault him. "White on Black!", art by Louis Ravielli; A space explorer steals an alien camera to photograph Earth and the result makes everything on Earth appear as a negative; He tells the scientists that he must be sent into space to take another photograph with the piece of film he has left, but when he develops it in the white on black darkroom, it causes the picture to be overexposed and turn out all white. "The Beginning!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Ed Goldfarb; One scientist argues that men descended from the sea and another that man has descended from the ape; The sea theorist develops a serum that will regress them to their beginnings and challenges his opponent to submit to an injection of the serum. "Can You Picture This?", art by Gil Evans; One night a lone Photographer named Harry was working on his photograph for cheesecake phot when he accidental spilled all of his developing formula into the water; To his amazement, he see the women from each photo stepping out into the real world. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 29
    • Cover detached.

    Witchcraft, art by Robert Sale; An executioner thinks to drum up business by accusing an old hermit of being a witch. Come Back, Captain text story. Dead Beat by Bob Correa; A crook commits fraud by selling stock in a fake uranium company and sending the money to his fiance. One Must Die, art by Bill Savage; A man in a drilling rig plots to murder his co-pilot when he discovers only enough food for one man to return from their days long subterranean journey. The Man In the Mask, art by Al Eadeh. We Saw It Happen, art by Mort Lawrence. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 30
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1495411005
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover oxidation.

    "Science Fiction" (art Bill Benulis), "Look, Ma--a Vampire," "Kill Him!" (art by Bill Walton), "The Slimy Things" (art by Sam Moskowitz), "The Thing in the Box!" (art by Dick Ayers), and a two-page text story, "The Smile of Mrs. Orko." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 35
    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing, interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by Carl Burgos, inks by Sol Brodsky. Danger Signal, art by Joe Sinnott; A boy playing with toy trains saves his train engineer father. My Friend Koogelle text story. The Man In the Bottle!, art by Ed Winiarski; A man gets suckered into releasing a tiny prisoner in a bottle due to promises of wealth. The Target, art by John Romita; A young boy has his interest in space travel discouraged by his parents. The Character, art by Dick Ayers. Freddie's Face, art by Art Peddy; A man's ugly face begins to look handsome as he does good deeds. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 40
    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Joe Maneely. This Dark Cave, art by Bill Benulis; A man returns to his shelter after he mistakes a small town that has been evacuated in service of atomic bomb tests for the worldwide war that he has feared would come. The Search text story. A Stranger on Earth, art by Bill Everett; When an alien crash lands on Earth, he is met with violence. The Man Who Caught a Mermaid, art by John Forte. The End of Time!, art by John Forte; God intervenes directly to stop militarists from rushing towards war. No Place to Hide, pencils by Paul Reinman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 43
    • 1.25" Cumulative spine split. Cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Russ Heath. The Man Who Lived Twice, art by Tony DiPreta; A man dying on the operating table finds that time has stopped for everybody but him. The Swami text story. I Saved Mankind, pencils by John Forte; A man drives off aliens that were attempting to pour canisters into water reservoirs. Behind the Mask, art by Bob Brown; A clown who can't have children finds an abandoned baby and takes him in. The Mysterious Machine, pencils by Larry Woromay, inks by Steve Kirkel. The Mysterious Machine, pencils by Larry Woromay, inks by Steve Kirkel. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 44
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.60) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Wormhole through one edge, cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. The Man Who Ran Away!, art by Bob Forgione. One World at a Time!, art by Joe Orlando. The Stone text story. The Mysterious Border, art by Robert Sale. Look Out Below, art by Bob Powell. Safari In the Sky!, art by Ed Winiarski. Take A Giant Step, art by Paul Reinman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 50
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Staples added (not manufacturing). 6" cumulative spine split. Staple rust/migration, heavy cover oxidation.

    "The End of the Line" with art by Paul Reinman; "Both of Me!" with art by Harry Lazarus; "The Fog That Couldn't Lift!" with art by Steve Ditko; "The World Outside!" with art by Bill Benulis; "The Needle Swings!" with art by Robert Q. Sale; "Sleep, You Fool!" with art by John Forte; and a two-page text story, "The Newshound." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.