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

  • Issue #5
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 5
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    • 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
    • 2" cumulative spine split, cover detached at one staple.
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    • 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 #10
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 10
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    • 4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Boy Who Was Afraid, art by Bernie Krigstein; A boy doesn't want to play outside because if he steps on the cracks in the pavement the ground will swallow him up. Dream of Death text story. The Monster's Son, art by Jim Mooney; Frankenstein's monster creates an heir. The Frightful Feet, art by Bill Benulis; A rabbit hunter who hacks off their feet to sell as good luck charms has the tables turned on him. The Hidden Head, art by Ed Winiarski. Keep Out, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Ernie Bache. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 11
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Debris trapped inside slab.
    • Label #1252680017

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Devil and Donald Webster, script by Stan Lee, art by Paul Reinman; A man makes a deal with Satan to murder his shrew wife, but Satan frames him for the crime and he is sentenced to the electric chair. Ocean Monster text story. Walking Ghost, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bill Walton; A debunker for a radio program enters a house that is supposed to be haunted but he tells his audience that there is nothing there. Darkness, art by Jim Mooney. O'Malley's Friend, art by Gene Colan. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 14
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1497105007
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    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.
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    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
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    • 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
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0322472011
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    • 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 #30
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 30
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1495411005
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    • 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 #33
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 33
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    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Mold.

    "A Giant There Was!" with art by Pete Tomlinson; "The Schemers!" with art by Paul Reinman; "Step Lively, Please"; "The Spy"; "What Is It?"; and a two-page text story, "Haunted Man." 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 #36
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 36
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2070447019

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "The Man Who Turned Off the Sun!", art by Vic Carrabotta; A scientist invents a nuclear vapor which temporarily blots out the sun's rays as a defense against atomic weapons, but gets no respect from his shrew wife. "Music in the Air" text story. "The Girl Who Wouldn't Speak," art by Joe Maneely; A lovelorn writer creates a female character that he falls in love with and sees her appear one evening while out for a walk. "The Discovery," script by Carl Wessler, art by Bob Powell; A manager thinks he's made a great discovery when he finds a kid with a great pitching arm, but he costs them the series when he's put in the last game and the manager realizes that he's never played baseball before. "The Bell That Wouldn't Stop," art by Bill Benulis; A church bell rings nonstop so that all the townspeople gather outside the church and are spared devastation from an earthquake. "The Secret Weapon," art by John Forte; The folk of a small town experiencing a drought make a scapegoat out of a companion of some scientists who remains aloof; They ask him to leave town but have to apologize when they find out he is a robot with the mental capacity to figure out a way to make it rain for them. 36 pgs., full color. 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 #45
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 45
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. Land of Vanishing Men, art by Joe Sinnott; Three men who dream of the adventure of knights join a mirage in the desert set during the Crusades. The Night People, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel; A cowardly boy is ashamed when space aliens interrogate him for when would be the best time to invade. The Eyes of Mr. Moody!, art by Jack Keller; A timid hypnotist hypnotizes himself hoping to give himself the daring to succeed in business. The Strange Exchange!, art by Ed Winiarski. The Impersonation text story. The Man Who Went Back!, art by Bernie Krigstein; A man who can experience the past in his imagination goes back to the creation. Sorry, Wrong Planet, pencils by Bernard Baily. 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 ($4.05) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #824B96-014
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    • Cover detached at one staple, 1 1/2" cumulative spine split
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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.

  • Issue #55
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 55
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0322485021

    Cover art by Bill Everett. "The Jack-In-The-Box," art by Mac Pakula; An ivory hunter regrets opening a tribal witch doctor's jack-in-the-box when inside it contains the spirit of the Elephant God. "Octopus!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Tony DiPreta; In 1980 a ship finds itself menaced by an octopus made gigantic by atomic bomb tests so a call is made to the past to shoot all nearby octopi and save the ship in a future time. "What Goes On Down There?", art by John Giunta; Underground invader's resolve to conquer the surface world fails when they realize that after millions of years adapting to life underground they are no bigger than ants. "The Spirit of '76," art by Joe Maneely; A young boy cleans out the attic of the old house his family moved into and meets a ghost from the Revolutionary War era. "Earth-Trap!", art by Robert Sale; The guardian of the force of gravity takes a vacation from the center of the Earth and gets hoodwinked by a phony medium attempting to demonstrate telekinesis so he goes back to the gravity controls and turns them up a notch and no one can move. "Man Without Fear!", script by Carl Wessler, art by George Roussos; A soldier's ghost demonstrates the bravery that the man never could in life. "The Threat From the Void," art by Paul Reinman; In the days of the cold war Jupiter sends a threat to Earth, close to achieving space travel technology, warning them if another global war breaks out Earth shall have to be destroyed. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 59
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #B2E61C-022
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1401363018

    "Help, Help!" with art by Gene Colan; "When the World Went Mad!" with art by Bernard Krigstein; "What Waits in the Dungeon?" with art by George Woodbridge; "Trapped in the Burning Sands"; "The Fearful Fate of Mr. Foster"; "The Death Mask!"; and "Magic Mist Foam." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 60
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #B2E61C-023

    Cover art by Bill Everett. "With Just One Stroke," art by John Forte; A criminal discovers a magic pen, which makes anything that he writes come true; It runs dry when he is trying to steal jewels, leaving him trapped in a vault to die. "Rude Awakening!", art by George Woodbridge; An embezzler dreams he will be caught, and kills the man he dreams responsible; The murder is another dream, as he is jailed pending sentence for embezzlement. "The Final Shot!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Robert Q. Sale; A convict released from prison attempts to get revenge on those responsible for placing him there; He shoots them with a chemical compound that makes them susceptible to suggestion in order to force them to commit crimes. "Child's Play!", pencils by Christopher Rule (?) and Ed Winiarski, inks by Christopher Rule; A rich man gets forces a scientist to give him a robot as a toy for his son despite his warnings; It tries to burn the house down. "Crackpot Chemist" text story. "The Puppet Man," art by Dan Loprino; An amnesiac confesses to a murder he doesn't remember, but applause reminds him that he is only an actor lost in his role. "The Abyss!", art by Jim Mooney; Political refugees seeking to flee tyranny are assisted by supernatural beings, and realize once they reach freedom that they crossed over Mt. Olympus. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 64
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0342913011
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover. (Tape on interior cover.)
    • Label #1264918008
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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. "The Secret Laboratory of Dr. Domino," art by Al Williamson; A conman hires some elderly women and young girls to enter a cabinet so that the old woman exit the back and the young girls come out the front to give the illusion that their youth has been restored. "What Is Monium?", art by John Forte; A man discovers a metal that when cut in two remains connected even though it appears that there is empty space between the parts; He starts a magic act where anything he tosses through one hoop pops out the other. "So This Is Mars!", art by Bob Powell; A Martian filmmaker teleports a human filmmaker's Martian set to Mars and is disappointed to find human culture identical to Martian culture. "The Silent City!", art by Jim Mooney; A man finds that he can rob helpless frozen people if he stops all of the clocks in town but he forgets about a sundial. "What On Earth?", art by Bob McCarty; One man thinks that humans cannot achieve space travel, and must allow nature to take them to other worlds like seeds. "The Busybody" text story. "The Last Warning!", art by Vic Carrabotta; A man saves his own life by sending a radio message through time that helps a younger version of himself escape a cave-in. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 65
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1204989023

    Cover art by Joe Maneely. "Afraid To Open the Door!", art by Dan Loprino; A thief trying to rob a reclusive scientist finds him in a room with two doors; The scientist tells him if he leaves through the wrong door he will be trapped in a shadow world of strange creatures. "The House That Cried!", art by Christopher Rule; A hobo tries to rob an old woman in a dilapidated house who turns out to be a ghost. "The Ragged Man," art by Richard Doxsee; A heartless businessman gets what's coming to him when the Geiger counter he keeps on his yacht goes off and he spends all his money buying worthless land because he thinks that there is a fortune in uranium underwater. "The Terrible Tree!", art by John Forte; A man weakens a large redwood tree so that it will fall on his farm and he can collect on the insurance policy; Objects made from the tree pursue vengeance upon him. "The Perfectly Frightened Man," art by Robert Q. Sale; A man is convinced by his wife that he is the victim of a hoax designed to make him think he has inherited sorcerous powers, but when he says "I'll be a monkey's uncle", he turns into one. "The Missing Film" text story, art by John Severin. "When the Curtain Falls!", art by Bernard Baily; A jealous stagehand swaps a real dagger for a rubber prop hoping that his actor rival will stab himself and he will be free to pursue his love interest without competition. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 66
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story. Seven pages missing half their page.
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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. "The Ghost Came C.O.D.", art by Reed Crandall; A schemer comes up with the idea to send off invoices to the recently deceased figuring grieving widows will just pay the invoice to take care of the matter quickly; The fraud works until one of the dead comes back to his shop and reveals himself as a Martian living within the body of a human. "The Replacement!", art by Alphonso Greene; A criminal steals a dying man's jacket and when he finds an airline ticket in the pocket he attempts to use the plane to escape the police. "The Voice of Fido!", art by Werner Roth; A ventriloquist uses a dog in his act in place of a dummy; When a fire breaks out the dog leads people out by speaking and the ventriloquist gets credit for it, but the ventriloquist denies speaking. "It Waits Under the Sea!", art by Al Eadeh; A man plans to traverse the globe completely underwater, but when he sees a tunnel he becomes curious and directs the submarine into it. "The Eerie Experiment!", art by Robert Q. Sale; Two men in 1977 using a radio attempt to warn a government agent breaking up a communist spy ring in the past. "Time Machine" text story. "He Wore a Black Beard," art by Ed Winiarski; A man living with an inventor is surprised by a visitor who claims to be from the future; The man resents the inventor and comes up with a scheme to frame him with the time traveler's help. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 67
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    • Pieces of tape on interior front cover.

    Prototype issue (Quicksilver). Cover art by Joe Sinnott. "Trapped Between Two Worlds!", art by Steve Ditko; A scientist working on a matter transporting device accidentally transports himself to a distant planet of warlike aliens; They read his mind in order to use his device for conquest. "I Seek the Sea Serpent," art by Don Heck; A scientist tracks down a sea serpent, but the crew of his ship panics and kills it. "I Was the Invisible Man!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; A scientist uses a device that makes the particles of a living body move at the speed of light, rendering him invisible to the eye; He conducts a series of stunts in order to build up a name for himself so he can them go public and cash in. "Discovery" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Man Who Never Was!", art by Carl Burgos; A scientist's assistant uses a time machine to travel to the past in order to find a pirate's treasure and get rich; While in the past he is attacked by the pirates. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 70
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    • Extensive professional restoration
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Professional Restoration Includes: Moderate amount of color touch & pieces added to cover, cover reinforced, spine splits sealed, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #824B96-015
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Tape on interior cover.
    • Label #2069406017
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    Prototype issue (Giant Man). Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "A Giant Walks the Earth!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; A short lab assistant works on a growth serum to gain a normal man's height; The serum works too well, and he continues to grow so tall his life is endangered when the air becomes too thin to breathe. "The Comic" text story. "Earth in Chains!", art by Paul Reinman; Aliens from the planet Regulus colonize Earth, treating humans as little more than animals; They must withdraw only because of their vulnerability to Earth's germs. "Ghost Ship!", art by Carl Burgos; The US Coast Guard finds an abandoned Soviet submarine; The log book shows that they mistook an alien craft for an experimental American ship and tried to ram it. "Escape to Tomorrow!", art by Paul Reinman; A criminal hears of the invention of a time machine; He robs a bank and then escapes 50 years into the future; Once there, he discovers that under the new world government, US money is useless. "When Wakes the Sphinx!", art by Steve Ditko; An Egyptian and a tourist see the Sphinx come to life and chase off Alien invaders. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 72
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #941400-119

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "I Fought the Colossus!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; An advanced supercomputer turns Earth into a utopia, but suspicion remains, only to be inflamed when it is found to be building a giant robot. "Weather Man" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Was Trapped on the Ghost Ship!", art by Don Heck; A cruel sea captain greedily pursues the flying Dutchman; He catches the ship, but is trapped there as a ghost, replacing the former ghost, who now can go free. "I Am the Abominable Snowman!", art by Paul Reinman; A thief steals a ruby from a Himalayan retreat, but a curse on the stone makes him intensely cold and forces him to wear heavy furs that keep him from returning to civilization. "I Saw the Elephants' Graveyard!", art by John Forte; An ivory hunter searches for the legendary spot where elephants go to die, but he finds that the spot is an inaccessible pit of quicksand. "I Entered the...Doorway to Doom!", art by Steve Ditko; A Russian farmer becomes a gold miner and uncovers a doorway into a dimension of malevolent beings. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 74
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Gorgolla! The Living Gargoyle!!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A student finds that gargoyles are really a hidden alien race preparing to conquer the world but when their leader summons them they turn on him, having learned to appreciate humanity. "The Whirlpool of Gairloch" text story. "Beware the Hands of Hundu," art by Don Heck; A gypsy gives magic paints that make anything painted with them real to an arrogant painter; He uses them to get revenge on a lover who jilted him but eventually his ambitions lead to his death. "I Was Trapped in the Nightmare World," art by Paul Reinman; A man travels to a frightening world of dreams and is attacked by dream beings; He discovers that the dream people believe his world is the source of nightmares and that its inhabitants are imaginary. "When the Totem Walks!", art by Steve Ditko; Two convicts escape and terrorize a nearby Indian tribe; The chieftain defends his tribe by using his magic to bring a totem pole to life to chase the two all the way back to prison. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 76
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch. 1" spine split.
    • 4 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1397065001

    Prototype issue (Human Torch). Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Am Dragoom! The Flaming Invader!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A flaming alien monster terrorizes Earth; A movie director fools him by using special effects to fake the arrival of police from Vulcan in pursuit of the monster, frightening him away. "The Pact" text story. "Beware!! The Ghosts Surround Me!!", art by Don Heck; A fugitive hides in an abandoned house, but aliens from another dimension appear to him; They cannot hurt him, but instead they phase him into an immaterial state and leave him there forever. "The Dummy and Me!", art by Paul Reinman; Some gangsters come for a ventriloquist who has unpaid gambling debts; They corner him in the alley and shoot him. "I Found the Mad Universe!", art by Steve Ditko; A scientist uses a powerful new microscope to discover an entire world existing at the sub-atomic level; He is horrified to find that this world, Earth, is just as barbaric and violent as his own. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 77
    • CONSERVATION. Small piece of tape on inside back cover.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch.
    • Cover oxidation.
    • 3/4" Spine split from top of comic.
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple, heavy cover oxidation.
    • Cover detached at one staple, staple rust/migration, mold.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 4 1/2" Spine split from bottom.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). 1.25" Cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.20) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1463821001
    Auction opens November 30
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Return of Taboo!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; After his apparent destruction, Taboo reconstitutes himself and runs amok; He is eventually stopped by the arrival of others from his world. "Mystery Pupil" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Am the Beast-Man!", art by Don Heck; A criminal transforms himself into a dog in order to escape from burglaries unnoticed; He must return home quickly or be stuck as a dog, but is picked up by a dog catcher and trapped in the pound. "The Strange Magic of Master Khan!", art by Steve Ditko; A pirate steals the ship of an Asian sorcerer; The ship's owner curses the thieves, shrinking the ship and imprisoning them in a glass bottle. "Am I the...Unhuman?", art by Paul Reinman; A scientist in builds a robot identical to himself, and programs it with his own memories; When robots are banned, the robot believes that it is the real person, and its creator the duplicate. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 78
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.
    • 2" spine split from base of comic.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing. Interrupts art or story. 3" Cumulative spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "A Martian Walks Among Us!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man spots upon a Martian in human form scouting for an invasion; The police wont believe him, so he finds and kills the spy himself, revealing that he is a Venusian in disguise working to protect Earth. "Trouble Bubble," art by Joe Maneely; A boy discovers a formula to blow unbreakable bubbles and accidentally entraps his father's boss. "The Fantastic Menace of Mento the Mighty," art by Don Heck; A scientist discovers his own innate psychic power and builds a machine to slowly enhance it; He is nearly omnipotent after more than a decade. "The Gargoyle!", art by Paul Reinman; An ugly man rejected by society applies for a job at a circus; It turns out to be a ruse by aliens who are uniformly gorgeous, and so want a man with an ugly face they find fascinating to marry their queen. "Dear Reader: What Would You Have Done if You Were theā€¦ Worm Man," art by Steve Ditko (Ant-Man prototype); A spy calling himself 'Worm Man' uses shrinking pills to easily discover military secrets; On a crucial mission, he is attacked by a rat and loses his growth pills, trapping him forever in his tiny form. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 79
    • No bottom staple (manufacturing).

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "I Was in the Clutches of the Living Shadow," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A writer witnesses the landing of two-dimensional alien warriors disguised as shadows; The writer escapes and warns the authorities in time for the shadow warriors to be uncovered and driven away. "Music Master" text story. "The Ghost of Grismore Castle!", art by Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange prototype); A practical jokester tricks his friend into fleeing a haunted house only to be attacked by real ghosts; He promises never to play a prank again while his friend, actually a ghost, watches approvingly. "I Found the Perfect Hiding Place!", art by Paul Reinman; A burglar plans to steal the crown jewels and then use a time machine to escape into the past; Instead, he is stranded in a hideous alternate world with no human civilization. "The Thing on the Moon," art by Don Heck; Earth sends an expedition to the moon looking for a place to settle; They find a fertile valley and a robot left by the ancient empire of Atlantis to mark their claim to the moon. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 80
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Water damage. Cover oxidation and chipping. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "What? What? What Was Gargantus!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; A deep sea explorer encounters a giant reptile that follows him back to the surface; The creature explores the surface, causing panic. "Time Machine" text story. "The Things from Dimension X!", art by Don Heck; A scientist successfully creates a link to the dimension Electra only to find the inhabitants bent on conquest. "The Door They Dare Not Open!", art by Paul Reinman; A prison warden treats inmates with kindness, and relies on an honor system to prevent them from opening the one closed door. "Trapped in the Room of Shadows," art by Steve Ditko; A millionaire looks for magical wishing stones with which he hopes to help all humanity; His greedy guide tries to steal the first stone, but only succeeds in using up its power and trapping himself. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 81
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #03526D-011
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Centerfold detached. Oxidation. Chipping.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Scarecrow Walks!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A landlord cheats poor farmers out of their land in order to sell it for nuclear tests; Radiation animates the farmers' abandoned scarecrow. "Mystery Trip," art by Joe Maneely; Tommy's uncle returns from a space journey needing to re-learn how to walk on earth instead of floating. "A Giant There Was!", art by Don Heck; A criminal steals beans that grow into a beanstalk leading to the land of giants; He tries to rob a castle, but he is caught and imprisoned with other criminals. "I Went Too Far Back!", art by Paul Reinman; A scientist's assistant travels to the past with a gun to rule a pre-technology world; Instead he finds that time is a loop, and when he travels back too far he finds himself a thousand years in the future. "The Thing in the Cell!", art by Steve Ditko; A corrupt police chief uses fines to fund a giant prison in order to increase his prestige; He jails a passerby for no reason, but is shocked to find that he is an alien leader. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 82
    • 2" spine split from bottom.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1295546005

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Thing Called...It!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A scientist builds a creature to kill a rival, but it refuses to obey; Its creator turns the local people against it. "The Utopia" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The World Beyond," art by Steve Ditko; A scientist creates a pill to shrink himself to subatomic size, convinced that whole other worlds exist at microscopic levels; His pill works, and he vanishes into a whole new world called Earth. "Fangs of the Monster," art by Don Heck; A cruel hunter pursues a sea monster for sport, but finds himself at its mercy; The creature is intelligent and telepathically berates the hunter. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 83
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #03526D-012
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "From Out of the Black Pit Came...Grogg!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A reluctant Soviet scientist wakes the ancient dragon Grogg with atomic tests; The dragon attacks the soldiers and gives the scientist the opportunity to defect to the US. "Make a Wish" text story. "Masquerade Party," art by Steve Ditko; A beautiful but vicious socialite spoils the plans of an old rival by throwing a masquerade party; She is scared by her rivals husband, who tricks her into thinking he is a demon. "The Menace of Shandu!", art by Don Heck; A boy finds a magic book in a used bookstore and summons a genie, which vows to torture him after granting his wish; He wishes for everything to be restored to before he went to the bookshop. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 84
    Auction opens January 4
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • 1 piece of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #03526D-013
    • Cover detached.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.
    • Centerfold detached. Water damage. Mold.
    • Heavy spine damage. Center fold detached and cover detached at one staple. Tape on exterior and interior of cover.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #824B96-016
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    • Staple rust with migration. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Wonder of the Ages!!! Magneto!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers (prototype of the X-Men's Magneto); A strong man is exploited and abandoned, unable to find work except in a freak show; His size makes him the perfect pilot for an experimental space flight, on which he gains magnetic powers. "The Inventor" text story. "Twelve Silent Men!", art by Paul Reinman; A greedy lawyer steals a time machine in order to profit from knowledge from the future; Once there he is tried for stealing the machine. "They Met on Mars!", art by Steve Ditko; Two beings in grotesque space suits fight on Mars; One of them destroys the other's ship and escapes, with the two never knowing that they were both humans: one from the US, one from the USSR. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 85
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple, 1" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Return of Gargantus!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Another group of scientists disturbs Gargantus, who can now breathe air and vows to conquer the surface world; The son of the man who found Gargantus uses his father's bathysphere to lure it deep into the ocean and uses a giant electric shock to kill him. "New Glasses" text story. "The Man Who Fell!", art by Paul Reinman; A town's mayor threatens to imprison a gypsy seer who spurned his advances if her prediction that he will be injured by a fall does not come true; He goes to the basement and has himself tied down to prevent this. "The Ape Man," art by Steve Ditko; A criminal hopes that the story of an ape man in the jungle around his prison will stop pursuit; Instead he finds that the ape man is real and a curse transforms him into an ape until he finds someone to take his place. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 87
    • Heavy residue saturating top corner. 2.5" Spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on the cover.
    • Label #2136862004
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    • 3/4" Spine split from top.
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    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.
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    • 1 1/2" spine tear, cover detached at one staple.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Return of...Grogg!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Koslov is sent back to Russia as a spy, and discovers that the dragon Grogg is still on the loose; He lures Grogg into a Soviet rocket and launches it on its mission to Mars, knowing that if the Soviets ever travel to Mars they will find an enraged dragon. "Peril on Paper" text story. "The Lighthouse from Nowhere!", art by Steve Ditko; A lighthouse appears by a village, but their teacher feels they shouldnt use it unearned and destroys it; They build a new one, never knowing that the first was a beacon for an alien invasion, now aborted. "The Macabre Mirror!", art by Don Heck; A greedy duke taxes his people into poverty; When he ignores a gypsy's warnings and tries to seize her ancient mirror he finds himself imprisoned within it forever, freeing his subjects. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 88
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #182-AD-010
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #03526D-015
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Cover oxidation.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Puncture through book, does not affect readability, 2" spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Zzutak the Thing That Shouldn't Exist!!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; An American comic book artist is forced by an Aztec priest to make a monster with magic paints; The artist creates another monster to fight the first, causing the temple to collapse on both monsters. "Snowstorm" text story. "The Lifeless Man!", art by Steve Ditko; A young boy prefers an old wooden toy soldier to more modern toys; His friends make fun of the toy, but when they are threatened by a bear the soldier seems to drive it off with its rifle. "Punishment!", art by Don Heck; An advanced civilization sends a mugger to a prison planet; Only a few moments on this world full of war, crime and disease make him go straight in order to avoid ever again coming back to Earth. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 89
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($30.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #3714722004
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. 1st appearance of Fin Fang Foom in "Fin Fang Foom!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A young historian from Taiwan crosses to the mainland to awake the dragon Fin Fang Foom and foil a communist invasion; He lures the dragon to the coast to wreck the invasion fleet. "The Future" text story. "The Green Things!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A wealthy retiree keeps a magnificent greenhouse, where he talks to the plants; When a burglar tries to kill him, his plants come to life and stop the intruder, saving their friend's life. "The Touch of Midas!", art by Paul Reinman; A greedy man locates the source of Midass power, planning to stop the undesirable effects with gloves; He gains the power but finds that his gloves turn to gold, dooming him to the same fate as Midas. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 90
    • Heavy cover oxidation.
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    • Tear sealed with tape on inside cover.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "Orrgo... The Unconquerable!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien race with immense telepathic and telekinetic powers send one of their kind to conquer Earth; He easily defeats the police and army and freezes Washington, DC in a block of ice. "Special Sale" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "A Thousand Years Later...," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A scientist prolongs his life for a thousand years, outliving all his friends as Earth becomes overpopulated; When Earth is abandoned he stays behind with one young woman. "The Inhuman!", art by Don Heck; In a war against robots, the robots try to find a way to break the human defenses by sending a robot spy disguised as a human; The spy leads them into a trap, and they discover that their spy was a human disguised as a robot. "Germ Warfare," art by Paul Reinman; A medical researcher on a boat enlarges a germ to human size, causing it to attack him and hijack the boat; The germ lands on an island in order to make an army of enlarged germs. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 91
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1245279007
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. 2.5" Interior spine split from top of first wrap.
    • Coupon cut from back cover. Staple rust.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1204989026
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    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Sacrifice!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; An astronaut sent to Mars encounters a telepathic plant that destroyed all life on Mars and forces him to take it to Earth; The man kills himself by blowing up the spaceship and stranding the plant in space. "Strange Mission" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Coming of the Giants," art by Paul Reinman; Alien giants menace New York, but retreat at token resistance; The people find a projector and decide that the aliens' giant size was an illusion. "The Mask of Morgumm!", art by Don Heck; A baby-faced criminal gets an ugly mask to disguise himself and intimidate people; When he removes the mask he finds that it has made his face just as ugly as the mask and so easily recognizable. "The Warning!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man frantically tries to convince people in a park that he saw a statue move; When he is unsuccessful he is satisfied, since now he knows that his alien people's plan to infiltrate Earth with soldiers disguised as statues will work. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 92
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • 2-1/2" crack to lower right edge of slab.
    • Label #03871F-014
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.
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    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Thing Hunts for Me!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An old man in a boarding house tells a woman that is being hunted by a shape-shifting alien; He dies of a heart attack and the woman is relieved, since she is the alien and will not have to kill him. "The Flying Saucer That Was" text story. "The Man Who Shrunk the World!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man from the future travels back to the 1960s to conquer the world with a shrinking gas; When he tests the gas on himself he becomes too small to release the antidote and shrinks to nothingness. "Somewhere Sits a Lama," art by Don Heck; A villager sneaks into a nearby monastery to find the secret of eternal life; He finds the secret, but in order to live forever he must stay motionless in one room until someone comes to take his place. "Inside the Flying Saucer!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An audience watches a film of an alien invasion. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 94
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Tape on inside of cover.
    • Cover detached.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Was a Decoy for Pildorr: The Plunderer from Outer Space!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Earth sends a pilot to get an important cargo past attacking space pirates; He is caught and thrown into space, his cargo taken; The cargo is a cobalt bomb that destroys the pirates. "The Treasure" text story. "Save Me From the Weed!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man urges his unambitious gardener to go into business for himself, but his humble diligence saves the world when he snips a radioactive telepathic weed while it rests. "He Came from Nowhere!", art by Joe Sinnott; A fugitive meets a man from the future who offers to switch places; When he arrives, however, he finds that the man was another criminal, a shape-shifting Uranian. "Help!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man gets a mysterious call for help but thinks it's a crank call and slams down the phone, breaking it; The caller is overjoyed, since it was a tiny alien spaceship trapped inside the phone receiver. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #95
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 95
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 5 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Only one staple (manufacturing).
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Two-Headed Thing!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; In a storm, a convict escapes through a hole smashed in the wall; When he is found, he tells a tale of a shape-shifting monster; When the guards scoff, the escapee reveals that HE is the monster. "Muscle Man" text story. "The Monster Escapes!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien planning to invade Earth crash lands and tries to find a rocket to escape; Instead, he accidentally conceals himself in an airtight time capsule and suffocates. "The Cave of Shaggdorr!", art by Don Heck; No one had ever returned from a treasure search in the cave of the Shaggdorr on Ursa Centaurius; Bruno Krugg escapes the authorities and heads for the planet to steal the treasure. "Do Not Panic!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An alien craft arrives over a city and descends; The pilot wears a frightening spacesuit, but since the military do not panic, they do not attack, and when the human pilot removes his helmet he is warmly greeted by the people of Mars. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #96
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 96
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch.
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    • 5 3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Dream of Doom!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Frank Atwell can't sleep because he has nightmares in which a monster tries to catch him; His doctor sedates him and he sleeps so heavily that the monster catches him before he can wake up. "The Universal Gadget" text story. "The Impossible Tunnel!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Robert Saunders wants to build a sub-oceanic tunnel from North America to Europe; He discovers a gentle underground civilization and he destroys the tunnel to protect them from the upper world. "Beware the Future Man!", art by Don Heck; A gangster tries to escape the police by forcing an old man to take him to another state; The old man turns out to be from the future and is looking for a male specimen to put on display. "The Clock-Maker!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Clock-Maker cannot stand anything that's not perfect; When his bookkeeper makes a mistake it sounds like he has killed him; The local police arrive to discover the bookkeeper was a clockwork man and the Clock-Maker was repairing him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #97
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 97
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • 2" crack to lower back side of slab with chunk of plastic missing.
    • Label #03526D-017
    • Staple rust with migration. 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 9/20/15.
    • Label #1316901002
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #1616234010
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    • Small piece of tape on centerfold.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 6 1/2" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "When a Planet Dies!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Humans are forced underground by the Suns death; An approaching planet alarms many, but humans vote against destroying it: saving Earth as the new planet, really a sun, thaws the dying world. "Mystery Pupil," art by Joe Maneely; A dull teacher earns accolades by accidentally helping capture a Martian criminal. "The Madness!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man is transported by a mist to the 16th century, where he is locked up as a madman; He escapes and is transported with the asylum keeper back to the present, where the keeper is taken for mad! "Goodbye to Linda Brown," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A girl in a wheelchair living with her aunt and uncle begins sleepwalking; In her sleep, she wheels herself underwater. "Behind the Dreadful Door!", art by Gene Colan; A painter breaks into a room which he thinks is the source of a famous artist's inspiration; It contains supernatural beings that model for the artist, who take the intruder as their own model. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #98
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 98
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.16) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #824B96-018

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "No Human Can Beat Me!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman; An alien lands on Earth and issues a challenge to best any man at any contest or the Earth will be invaded; The alien defeats all comers until one man challenges it to sleep longer than him, claiming to have slept for one million years. "The Party" text story. "They Vanished Forever!", 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. "The TV Fan!", art by Don Heck; A lazy cad tricks a rich girl into marrying him so that he can watch TV all day. "A Fortune in Beans!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A bean seller is chagrined to find that he has competition from the Giant, of Jack and Beanstalk fame, who has decided to go into business selling his giant beans. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #99
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 99
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #03526D-018
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #128-AB-030
    • Cover detached.
    • 6 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.37) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.07) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" lateral spine tear.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Mister Morgan's Monster," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Humanoid robots are banned, but their inventor keeps one in secret, and aliens try to turn it against humanity; It resists and they are forced to flee. "Music Master" text story. "The Day Before Doomsday!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A US scientist defects to the USSR and builds a large dome to protect their leaders from retaliation, allowing a massive strike on the US. "The Man In the Glass Cage!", art by Don Heck; A sound engineer tries to kill a girl who spurned him using sound waves; When they fail, he is confused, and, is killed by the waves which didn't affect the secretly hard-of-hearing girl. "A Switch in Time!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In the year 2050 a prisoner reads about the invention of a time machine and so breaks jail to return to the past to rub out the one witness to his crime. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #100
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 100
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #03526D-003
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
    • 2" Spine split from top of comic.
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.93) will be charged at checkout.
    • Extensive professional restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Professional Restoration Includes: Moderate amount of color touch & pieces added to cover, cover reinforced, spine splits sealed, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #824B96-013
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "The Man in the Crazy Maze," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A carnival owner cons patrons with an impossible maze, and kills a reporter that might expose him; He is trapped in another maze with only one exit, into hell. "Blueprint for Victory" text story. "The Imitation Man," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A dictator forces a scientist to use his duplicator machine on him so that he can have a substitute appear in public places to avoid assassination attempts. "Beware the Uboongi!", 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. "The Mighty Oak!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An atomic test gives an oak tree the ability to think and move, and it plots the destruction of humanity's implements of war and crime. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.