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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 ($5.85) 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
    • 2" cumulative spine split, cover detached at one staple.
    • 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 #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
    • 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
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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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1248915014

    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 #24
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 24
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2744422005

    Cover art by Bill Everett. "The Things in the Coffins," art by Joe Sinnott; A drifter takes a job as cemetery caretaker, but when he notices that none of the tombstones have names, he digs one up only to uncover a buried invasion force from Pluto. "A Man of Decision" text story. "Mission to Mars!", art by Ed Goldfarb; In 2253 a diplomatic mission is sent to Mars to trade for food as Earth has been ravaged by atomic war; All of the men take their mission very seriously, except the young pilot who is kind of a class clown; He has a doll which resembles the captain and he makes it do a silly dance but the other men find no humor in his antics. "Russia!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Sam Kweskin; As Anastatia Romanov lies dying, she remembers the events of the Russian revolution and the execution of her family, along with the curse of Rasputin that if harm were to come to him Russia would be ruined. "Come In!", art by Vic Carrabotta; A young man about to enlist visits a fortune teller as he wishes to know if he will be killed in war; The fortune teller gazes into her crystal ball and tells him no, and he is relived until she hands his money back. "The Fat Man," art by Bob Fujitani; The ship's cook and two sailors are stuck on a life raft that reaches an island; The native chief lets the two skinny sailors go, but puts the obese cook in a caldron, as he is quite fat from eating food he hoarded from his comrades. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 30
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.27) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1495411005

    "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 #34
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 34
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.37) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Top corner of last five pages and back cover cut off (does not affect art or story). Piece of tape on spine and interior back cover.

    "Flesh and Blood," "Moment of Glory" (art by Pete Tumlinson), "The Last Barrier," "The Strange Room" (art by Al Hartley), "Family Tree" (art by Mort Lawrence), and a two-page text story, "Boomerang!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 35
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete, spine completely split and reattached with tape.

    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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($8.55) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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 #42
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 42
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0307575002

    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. "The Faceless One," script by Carl Wessler, art by Bill Everett; A rich man disinherits his son because he wanted to be a magician but his companion of twelve years is unaware of this when he finds a photo of the son; The companion is angry that he will be cheated out of inheriting the money by the existence of a legal heir. "The Collector" text story. "The Man Who Said No!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Joe Maneely. "Moon-Man!", script by Paul S. Newman, art by Bernie Krigstein; An escaped mental patient from the moon visits Earth in his flying saucer before being taken back to his moon city. "The Vanishing Brain!", art by Doug Wildey; A professor walks through a "time flaw" and is enslaved by cave men; With all the work he is forced to do he becomes powerful and escapes. "The Man in the Cell," art by Bob Powell; A reporter is arrested on suspicion of murdering his fighter pilot friend but what really happened is that the man pierced a dimensional veil on a test flight and met a girl he loved there so that he was able to use his mental energy to return to that place once he had landed the plane back on Earth and told the story to his reporter friend. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 43
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #03526D-005

    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 ($1.42) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic. Chew to upper left corner, through entire book. Slightly interrupts story, art is complete. Multiple tears to cover.

    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 #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 #48
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 48
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    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    The Deserted Lighthouse, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel. The Man Who Stole a Skyscraper, art by Manny Stallman. The Men In Space, art by Bill Walton. I've Got To Hide, art by Mort Meskin. Muscle Man text story. Medicine Man, art by Ed Winiarski. The Last of Mr. Grimm, art by Dick Ayers. 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 ($2.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached at one staple, 1 1/2" cumulative spine split
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) 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.