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Tales of Suspense (1959) comic books

  • Issue #5
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 5
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3725048002

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chris Rule. "I Became a Human Robot!", art by Joe Sinnott; An alien spy places his mind in a robot sent to Earth, hoping to be taken in for study; He gains access to data on Earth technology, but the scientists turn his robot body off, trapping him. "The Masterpiece" text story. "I Fought the Tyrannosaurus," art by Steve Ditko; A couple vacationing in Africa find a dinosaur egg that hatches a live tyrannosaur; The dinosaur terrifies the villagers, but eventually dies in a landslide. "I Walk Thru Walls!", art by Paul Reinman; A criminal accidentally makes a teleporter and uses it to commit incredible burglaries, until a clever cop sets a trap for him. "I Traveled Thru Time!!", art by Carl Burgos; A foreign spy escapes capture by using a time machine to flee to the 18th century, but finds that he has assumed the identity of Benedict Arnold and will be executed in his place. "I Was Trapped in the Tunnel to Nowhere!", art by John Forte; An engineer attempts to build a tunnel from America to Europe but it is destroyed by inhuman creatures living in an undersea city. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 9
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. I Saw Diablo! "The Demon from the Fifth Dimension!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An extra-dimensional smoke monster invades the Earth; It could have destroyed humanity, but an adventurer tricks it by blowing out the smoke from a lighter, making it think humans can destroy it. "The Mirror" text story. The Wrath of Chondu!, art by Doug Wildey; A mystic is accosted by an escaped convict on the road, but mentally sends him to Limbo. "Time on My Hands!", art by John Forte; A man steals a time machine to learn how to get rich but is stranded when he accidentally leaves it in a garbage incinerator. "Earth Will Be Destroyed!", art by Steve Ditko; Aliens plot to devastate Earth before invading, but they cannot pinpoint its location; They are unaware that they are on Earth as a speck of dust in a petri dish, which is casually discarded. "The Return of the Living Robot!", art by Don Heck; The fugitive robot impersonates a prominent MP to lift the robot ban; The MP escapes and defeats the robot with his bare hands, since he is also a robot, secretly protecting humanity. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 12
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1226369002

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "I Alone Know the Dread Secret of Gor-Kill, the Living Demon!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A gaseous alien comes down to Earth and inhabits a dam of water to harass local villagers; The village loafer realizes that the alien is using the water in the dam to embody itself and steals dynamite in order blow up the pass before the alien can reach the sea. "Vial of Inspiration" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Those Who Lurk Below!", art by Steve Ditko; A sadistic jailer buys a book detailing an alien civilization that has retreated below the Earth in order to avoid surface climate change in order to torment his prisoner with false hope of escape. "The Monster in My Cellar!", art by Reed Crandall; Wanting to give his editor a monster story to end all monster stories, a science fiction writer's imagination somehow makes the monster in his story real; He fights in the cellar and upstairs until he can imagine it out of existence. "I Met the Thing on Midnight Island!", art by Don Heck; A sailor finds a note from a castaway, but on the island named he finds only a strange creature; When an alien ship arrives to pick up the creature, he realizes that it was a castaway. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 13
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    • Cover detached. Tape on the inside of cover. Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Elektro! He Held a World in His Iron Grip!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A scientist creates a computer so sophisticated that it can out think human beings; It hypnotizes the scientist into building it a huge robot body so that it can move and threaten human cities to conquer them. "The Missing Film" text story, art by John Severin. "The Demon in the Dungeon!", art by Don Heck; A novelist rents a castle in Transylvania, where the locals believe a demon lives; He discovers that the creature is a lost alien child. "I Lived a Million Years!", art by Paul Reinman; An Asian tyrant bleeds his subjects dry to build a suspended animation machine and avoid nuclear war. "When the Earth Vanished!", art by Steve Ditko; Tiny alien invaders decide to detonate their ultimate bomb thinking that unobserved Earthlings have gone into hiding to avoid their invasion force and end up blowing up an Earth boy's ping pong ball and themselves as they are caught in the aftershocks of the blast. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 17
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    • INCOMPLETE: Coupon cut (affects art). Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Beware of Googam, Son of Goom!!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Goom leaves an offspring in a cave to complete his conquest, and he comes across the family of the scientist who was responsible for his father's defeat; Googam is defeated when the scientist's son challenges him to a game of tag and runs off towards a pool of quicksand and then climbs a tree; When Googam sees the quicksand he mistakenly assumes that it is only mud since the boy must have run across it; Googam only sees the boy hiding in the tree as he sinks into the quicksand. "The Bridge" text story. "There Is Something Strange about Mister Jones!", art by Don Heck; A thug hears a man say that he has a fortune in his locker. He attacks him and tries to make him lead him there. His victim is Davy Jones, and he shows the thief his locker by drowning him. "What Lurks in the Mountain?", art by Steve Ditko; A communist general demands that the lama tell him of the alien space ship that has landed for repairs; At first the lama refuses to allow the aliens to be conquered by the communists, but he relents after the general threatens to execute all the peasants. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 19
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    • Cover and first wrap detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Green Thing!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A botanist invents a serum to magnify the latent intelligence of plants; He tested it on a remote island, but the plant was evil and wanted to conquer the world; The scientist ran from the plant and used the serum on a more advanced plant, which was benevolent and stopped the evil plant. "Lady Luck" text story. "The Haunted Paper!", art by Steve Ditko; A criminal skips town and sets up a newspaper as a front; When his typesetter changes the headlines from what they should read into what actually happens in the near future, he realizes he's got a goldmine, but the typesetter refuses to tell him how he can accurately predict the future. "The Coming of Maaboo!", art by Don Heck; A mercenary hears of a tribe that hoards gold while waiting for the return of a legendary alien; The mercenary poses as the alien and steals the gold, but he is abducted by the real alien. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 20
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Colossus Lives Again," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The crab-creatures of Cancrius III come back to try to take over the earth and begin by taking control of Colossus again; Bob O'Bryan, a scenery designer, comes up with the idea of creating a plaster of Paris creature to trick the crab-creatures into it taking over. "Weather Man" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Rocking Horse," art by Paul Reinman; A lame boy in a poor house asks for a rocking horse from charity, enraging his parents; When their house is destroyed in an earthquake the horse saves the boy, showing the value of love. "The Bomb," art by Steve Ditko; A threatening object that appears to be a bomb drops from the sky and lands in New York City; The object even emits ticking sounds that lead people to believe they are in imminent danger and so the city the evacuated. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 21
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0915610007
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Klagg! His Mission: Destroy Mankind!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Klagg, an alien who visits Earth, becomes so upset upon learning humanity still wages war that he declares war upon the nations of the Earth; The hero of the story convinces communist agents to pool their forces with the democracies in an effort to present a united front against Klagg; The effort is successful because the fact the various nations were able to set aside their differences and band together convinces Klagg to give up his campaign of destruction and leave Earth. "Sdrawkcab" text story, art by John Tartaglione. "Whose Face Is in the Mirror?", art by Steve Ditko; A man wakes up in the morning and sees a stranger's face in the mirror and then it shatters. "The Man from... Tomorrow!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man invents a time machine to travel back to the Roman Empire of 25 A.D. and set himself up as king, but all the present day devices he has brought back with him to prove his claims do not work without electricity, fuel, and broadcasting stations. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 22
    • Water damage. Staple rust
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Beware of... Bruttu," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An often bullied scientist accidentally transforms himself into a monster, and is attacked when he cant make himself understood; In his new form he discovers that the girl hed thought out of his league really loves him, and manages to make himself human again. "Mystery Trip" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Only One Is Human!", art by Don Heck; A human unit on Mars realises that a disguised Martian is in their midst, they cannot tell the imposter and the real human apart, until a false piece of bad news makes the real human weep, uncovering the Martian. "The Anatomy of a Nightmare!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A science fiction writer is stuck, so he takes some pills, hoping a nightmare will inspire him; He dreams of horrible red-eyed aliens, but is disappointed, since that's only his own dull world. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 23
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "I Entered the Dimension of Doom!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A teenager uncovers a plot of two-dimensional beings to invade Earth by posing as a construction crew to dig a hole in the street that acts as a passageway between dimensions and thwarts their designs. "The Wish" text story. "The Creature from the Black Bog!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A retired couple exploring the Everglades comes upon an alien who has been mired in the bog after landing to affect repairs and was making his way back to the ship. "Going Down!", art by Paul Reinman; A greedy elevator operator fakes an accident to get a rich customer to give him a big tip, but the elevator falls forever as the suddenly sinister passenger promises hell get his reward. "The Changeling," art by Jack Kirby; A teenager in the future desires to return to Earth despite scientist's warning that over thousands of years humans are no longer adapted to life on Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 24
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing (affects art and story). 4.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Insect Man," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A soldier is placed underground in a capsule to test the effects of isolation; He is attacked by a telepathic insect. "Mystery Pupil" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Beware... the Ticking Clocks!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; A king is beset by an assassin in the king's clockroom whereupon the assassin is magiked into yet another figurine upon the king's favorite timepiece. "Something Lurks in the Fog!", art by Don Heck; An unrepentant con-man is scared straight when he strays onto a forbidden road and enters a world between life and death. "Long Live the King!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A greedy prince marries a dowager queen; He tries to use her sleepwalking to cause her death, but the portrait of her husband calls out to warn her, and ghostly hands push the prince to his death. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 27
    • 1" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Oog Lives Again!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien trapped in ice is freed and mocks the fearful humans as it waits to be rescued - "Invade you? You have nothing we want! We should quarantine you!" "From Outer Space" text story. "On the Trail of the Witch!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A witch is fearful of being pursued by a witch-hunter, but it turns out her fears are groundless as he is also a witch. "John Doe," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; An inventor creates a humanoid robot and treats it like a close friend; When the robot sacrifices itself to save him from a bear, his friends realize that the inventor is also a robot. "His Name Was... Merlin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An untalented magician who takes the name Merlin is visited by the spirit of the real Merlin in the form of a derelict and offers to teach him some tricks; When the man learns Merlin's last trick of completely disappearing, he stiffs Merlin his fee. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #28
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 28
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    • Label #1291590004

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Russ Heath; John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis. "Special Sale" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Back From the Dead!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A fugitive hides on Easter Island and finds a scroll that awakens the stone heads; They turn out to be aliens, and take him with them as a zoo specimen. "The Dummy," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; Ventriloquist the Great Gregory and his wooden puppet Herman are both wooden aliens from Uranus! "The Secret of the Black Planet," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man escapes from a prison planet only to mistake a native creature on another world for a rocket ship and ends up about to be devoured. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #29
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 29
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    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "The Martian Who Stole a City!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A Martian steals a city piece by piece, until a young boy figures out that it is vulnerable to light. "Mystery Mansion" text story. "Nothing Can Save Us!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Trapped on a small planet a group of space pilots almost kill a space dragon out of fear until they realize that it protects the planet from runaway asteroids. "It Was Only a Simple Barber Shop... or Was It??!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Muggsy Bogar is a crook on the run. A mysterious figure instructs him to hide in a nearby barbershop; He goes in and the barber hides him forever. "The Thing in the Locked Room!", art by Don Heck; Prince Zemu takes a strange painting as part of his booty, only to discover it saps his life and youth from him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #30
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 30

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Ghost Rode a Roller Coaster!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An amusement park owner hires an engineer to design frightening rides and works him to death; The engineer's ghost returns and takes the park owner on a deadly roller coaster ride. "Trouble Bubble" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Creature from Krangro," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien commander is sent to Earth to prove his courage by capturing three humans, but he accidentally takes statues of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. "The Man Who Couldn't Grow Old!", art by Don Heck; An evil duke seeks the secret of eternal youth, and an old man in Egypt turns him into a mummy. "Inside the Fallout Shelter!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A selfish man builds a bomb shelter only for himself, but when a false alarm panics him he finds himself locked in for a month without a can opener to open his food. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #32
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 32
    • Oxidation. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Man in the Beehive!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An eccentric beekeeper reveals to a thief that he is a mutant with special powers; He shrinks the thief and frightens him with the attacks of the bees that are now larger than he is, but leaves him wondering if any of it was real. "Lady Luck" text story. "Sazzik the Sorcerer," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A TV producer of violent sensationalist drama finds a book on a sorcerer that he thinks will bring in a big profit televised; He makes the mistake of reading the printed avocation spell out loud and the spirit of the long dead mage appears and casts him into limbo. "The One Who Isn't Human," art by Don Heck; A scientist's robot goes bad, and it is so advanced that it cannot be distinguished from a human by any instruments; Only the reaction of a dog tells the police which of several suspects is the robot. "The Thing in the Sky!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The communists build a super computer space-based weapons platform and issue it commands to strike targets from where it sits in orbit. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 33

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I was Trapped in the Chamber of Fear!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man tries to pitch to Stan Lee the story of a blackmailer who becomes trapped within a mystic ruby as an agent of Fate to direct recently departed souls to their destination; Stan rejects the story as too outlandish even for Tales of Suspense and the man leaves the office. "Bird Talk" text story. "The Mystery of the Tax Collector from Space!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A failed actor finds a spaceship with a dead pilot and uses it in an attempt to con the authorities; The ship is actually a decoy, and is retrieved by the aliens to get a human specimen for their zoo. "The Secret of the Mirage," art by Don Heck; A doctor goes to the Middle East to treat the local people; He is attacked by bandits for curing the local sheikh, and chased into a desert mirage, which takes him to a utopian world. "Where Is the Wommelly?", script by Stan Lee (signed), art by Steve Ditko; An alien armada attempts to conquer Earth, but is driven off; One of the ships is damaged and forced to land on Earth, its pilot an outcast forever on the planet; The military is convinced they will capture the alien at any moment since it must be of monstrous appearance. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #34
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 34
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1568526001
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    • Residue on cover.
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    Time left: 1d 22h 1m
    • Cover coming loose at staples.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "I Found the Girl in the Blue Glass Bottle!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A curio shop owner uses an ancient magic bottle to shrink people, but one of his victims turns the magic of the bottle on him and escapes, as the shop owner shrinks to nothing. "Tricky Travel" text story. "The Forbidden World!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A space patrol find an alien world surrounded by a strange mist. "The Coming of the Giants!", art by Don Heck; The humanity of the near future grow proud as they approach space travel, but when alien giants arrive they are only saved from conquest because they are too tiny to notice. "Who Am I?", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man finds himself lost in a fog with no idea who he is; He is approached by a stranger who offers to help him through hypnosis; The hypnosis recovers his lost memory and he realizes that he was a circus performer who has died from a fall from the high wire. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #35
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 35

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Watcher prototype issue. "I Accepted the Deadly Challenge of Zarkorr!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A veteran space pilot is forced to retire because of his lack of experience with newer equipment, but an alien visitor gives Earth a challenge that only he can pass. "The Radio" text story. "I Must Enter the Tomb of Tut-Am-Tut!", art by Don Heck; A scientist creates a time machine to travel back to ancient Egypt in order to pose as a magician and find the location of a great treasure. "Never Threaten a Witchman!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An untalented bald actor wants to receive the leading parts in plays so he goes to a witchman for a potion that will help him. "Revolt of the Robots!", art by Paul Reinman; Robots make Earth into a living paradise, but humans grow fearful and oppress them; The robots leave for another planet, where they build and oppress their own robots while Fate laughs. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #36
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 36
    • 2" spine split from bottom.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • 1" spine split from top of comic. Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "Meet Mr. Meek! The Most Dangerous Man in the World!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Don Heck; A formula from an old book seems to give a man an uncontrollable power to turn objects into gold, but his friend figures out that it is actually an alien trick. "The Green Hat" text story. "The Final Weapon," art by Paul Reinman; A billionaire pretends to have invented an ultimate bomb to force the nations of the world to disarm. "The Gorilla from Outer Space!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A ventriloquist makes it seem that a gorilla is talking, and finds out that the gorilla really is a sentient alien. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 37
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. 2" Tear in front cover.
    • Piece missing on interior page at margin, does not interrupt art or story. Oxidation.
    Auction opens October 4
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0148960023
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Haag! Hunter of Helpless Humans!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Steve Ditko; An alien hunter named Haag comes to earth looking for new game to hunt and sets out to capture humans from around the world. "Muscle Man" text story. "A Voice in the Dark," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Paul Reinman; A crook hides in a wax museum, but he is scared off by a phonogram record. The curator finds the record, but no one except the statues could have turned it on. "Behold - the Monster!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A publicity agent has a large paper machete monster created to promote a new movie but is despondent when his boss criticizes him for public complaints the object is generating; Unknown to anyone on Earth, an alien invasion force is drawing near when its commander orders the viewscreen to display a typical Earth creature so they will know what to expect. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 40
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover detached & completely split.
    • Label #5F280E-005

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. Second appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man versus Gargantus!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns) (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck; Introduction and origin of Gargantus. "Wrong Number" text story. "Work of Art!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; An unsuccessful artist tries to force a new painter to show him how to paint lifelike pictures; The painter is a sorcerer, and traps the artist in one of his paintings, the secret to his realism. "Prophet of Doom!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man from the future arrives in the present day in order to set himself up as ruler; He attempts to extort 100 million dollars from the Secretary General of the United Nations only to be shocked when the Secretary reveals that he too is from the future and that there are agents planted in every era in order to apprehend criminals who may attempt to alter the course of events. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #41
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 41
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    Cover by Jack Kirby. In the third appearance of Iron Man, he battles an evil genius named Doctor Strange - but it's not the Stephen Strange later introduced in Strange Tales - in "The Stronghold of Dr. Strange!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R Berns), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An imprisoned criminal scientist takes control of Iron Man in order to free himself; He threatens to blow up the world unless he is made world ruler. "Music Master" text story. "The Sorcerer's Spell," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A wicked general plots the overthrow of his king, but is too afraid to try; He forces a gypsy sorcerer to enchant him to remove his fear. "The End of the Universe!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In the year 3000 a faster than light space ship is developed to take man to the very end of the universe; Since the scientists think the chances of returning are slim, they choose a pilot with an unhappy life of no family, friends, or job who doesn't really care if he can return as long as he learns the secret of the universe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #42
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 42
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    • Pieces of tape on interior front cover, residue.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. "Trapped by the Red Barbarian," script by Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns) (script), art by Don Heck; A Soviet spymaster sends a master of disguise to steal the design of Tony Stark's latest weapon; The Actor steals the plans and learns Iron Man's secret identity, but Iron Man regains the plans and tricks the communists into killing their own agent. "Discovery" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Speak of the Haunted House!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Two friends make a bet about the existence of ghosts in a haunted house; The doubting friend thinks he saw no ghosts, but the house itself is a ghost. "Escape into Space," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A convict believes that he escaped his captors on a strange planet, but the plan all along was for him to serve his sentence there, thinking that he is free. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #44
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 44
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    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2100672020
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Mad Pharoah!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script) (as R. Bern), art by Don Heck; After waking up from a 2000 years long sleep, Hatap, the Mad Pharoah, brings Tony Stark into the past to resume his war against Cleopatra; Stark helps Cleopatra defeat Hatap as Iron Man. "The Tree" text story. "One of Us Must Die!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; When a space passenger yacht is damaged, one of the passengers must be sacrificed for the others to survive; The captain lies in order to discover which is the most selfish and trick that person into making the sacrifice. "I Come From the Sky!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A communist agent in Africa is supplying guns and explosives to tribesmen to encourage uprisings; When flying his plane to another group, he gets struck by lightning and ditches his plane near an unknown tribe; These natives are like the ones in King Kong who have built a huge wall to keep out some horrible beast. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #45
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 45
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. "The Icy Fingers of Jack Frost!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns) (script), art by Don Heck; A washed up boxer saves Stark's life, and he hires him as a chauffeur; Meanwhile, a scientist fired by Stark creates a suit that gives him the power to freeze whatever is near him. Ad for The Avengers. "I Come From Far Centaurus!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A greedy man is delighted when an alien shows that he will be rich, but he is sentenced to exile for fraud, and imprisoned on an asteroid where his money is useless. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #46
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 46
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script) (as R. Berns), art by Don Heck; Khrushchev sends the Crimson Dynamo in the United States to "wreck Stark's project and get rid of Iron Man"; Iron Man defeats the Crimson Dynamo and convinces him to defect. "The Utopia" text story. "The Gargoyles," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man discovers a race of creatures that come up from below ground that the African natives base their wood carvings upon; Since they keep their presence secret, the man worries they mean humanity harm, but everyone he speaks to refuses to believe his fantastic tale. "Mr. Flubb's Flashlight," script by Stan Lee, art by Sol Brodsky; A lazy and incompetent reporter saves a stranger's life; When he's offered a flashlight as a reward he is offended and turns it down, so the stranger uses the light (a transporter) to return to Alpha Centauri. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #47
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 47
    • 1" spine split from top.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water spotting.
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    • 5" cumulative spine split (partially taped). Cover detached. Cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. "Iron Man Battles the Melter!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Don Heck; A former competitor of Tony Stark becomes the Melter and sabotages one of his plants. Iron Man tries to defend it but must flee before the Melter; He defeats him by constructing an aluminum suit that he cannot melt. "The Green Man" text story. "Shock!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A radar operator turns off Earth's defenses when alien raiders offer him the most beautiful woman in the universe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #48
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 48
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    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Iron Man gets a snazzy new costume in "The Mysterious Mr. Doll!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Dick Ayers; Mister Doll uses magic dolls to take over whole companies; Iron Man stops him with the help of a new suit of armor. "The Pact," art by Joe Maneely; An historian writing about the trial and execution of his ancestor for witchcraft interviews the only remaining party concerned in the case: the Devil. "Kraddak," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); An alien tells a greedy mine owner that he will be killed in a fall; The mine owner hides at the lowest possible point in his mine. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #49
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 49
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Staple rust. Tape on interior cover.
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 5/6/18.
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    • Signed by Stan Lee (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity. Cover detached.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Spine split seal. Centerfold detached and reattached with tape.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. First X-Men crossover (same date as X-Men #3 - January, 1964), plus first Avengers crossover (without Captain America) in the Iron Man story, "The New Iron Man Meets the Angel!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Paul Reinman; The Angel is affected by an atomic test done at one of Stark's weapons plants. His personality is altered and now he wants to join the Evil Mutants; The X-Men call the Avengers for help but only Iron Man is available. "Strange Encounter," art by Joe Maneely. "The Saga of the Sneepers!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them; With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #50
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 50
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    • Paper: Off white
    • 2 staples added after manufacturing.
    • Label #2132098007

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. The first appearance of the Mandarin is in the Iron Man story, "The Hands of the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; The Pentagon sends Iron Man into red China to get information on the Mandarin, an evil scientist feared even by the Communist regime; Iron Man struggles to overcome the Mandarin's powerful rings and martial arts, but he escapes his castle. "Them!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A man frantically tries to convince passersby that he is being chased by storybook characters; He is arrested by the police, but disappears from his jail cell, as he himself is a fictional character created by Larry Lieber. "Journey's End!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A meek and lonely space pilot volunteers for a suicide mission to investigate a strange cosmic cloud; the cloud hides a utopian planet, whose inhabitants only want humans brave enough to face the unknown to visit them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #52
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 52
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Extra staple added after manufacturing.
    • Label #0320144001
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #53C7FA-006
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch (white area of front cover painted over). Centerfold nearly detached.
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    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Slight staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. First appearance of the Black Widow in "The Crimson Dynamo Strikes Again!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Don Rico (as N. Korok), art by Don Heck; The Black Widow and Boris are sent to America to kill Anton Vanko, the Crimson Dynamo, for defecting to America; They are also tasked with killing both Iron Man and Tony Stark. The first half of "The Magician" text story. "The Seance!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber, pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Chic Stone; A fake medium uses special effects to simulate supernatural powers, but he is taken into the spirit world by real ghosts as punishment. "The Failure!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; The Earth of the future is overwhelmingly materialistic, except for one idealistic young man and his lover; They are abducted by aliens, who have determined that he is the best suited to be absolute ruler of their empire. This issue includes a statement of ownership - average print run, 318,932; average paid circulation, 188,005. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #55
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 55
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    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. "No One Escapes the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; Iron Man escapes the Mandarin and destroys the ray he used to interfere with US missiles; Meanwhile, Happy struggles to keep the company operating in Tony's absence. "All About Iron Man," script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A detailed guide to Iron Man's armor; With some details about his personal life and supporting cast. Pepper Potts' Pin-Up Page by Don Heck; The first time readers learn Pepper's real name: Virginia Potts. "The Atomizer" text story. "The Sun-Stealer!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Larry Lieber; The Watcher must save Earth from an alien without breaking his vow of non-interference. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #56
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 56
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. First appearance of the Unicorn in "The Uncanny Unicorn!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A Soviet agent with high-tech armor comes to the US to capture Iron Man; He kidnaps Pepper and injures Happy to draw Iron Man out, and then threatens to blow up Stark's factory unless Iron Man comes with him; Iron Man boards Unicorn's plane, but then destroys it, though the Unicorn escapes; Thor, Wasp, and Giant-Man cameos; Part of this story continues in Avengers #7. "Pouf!" text story. "The Watcher's Sacrifice!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as George Bell); The Watcher falls in love with a courageous alien queen, but his duty forces him to leave her. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #57
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 57
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    • Pen on front cover.
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    • Paper: Off white
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0296198006
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages, affects art and story.

    Cover by Don Heck. First appearance of Hawkeye in "Hawkeye, the Marksman!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A carnival marksman tries to become a super-hero, but after a misunderstanding with the police he falls in with the Black Widow; Hawkeye attacks Iron Man at the Widow's request, but when he accidentally injures his partner in the fight he flees to get her to safety. "The Runner" text story. "The Watcher's Power!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as George Bell); Space Pirates plan to attack a rich planet, thinking the Watcher will not interfere; They are destroyed because they unknowingly targeted the Watcher's home world, the one planet that he can interfere with. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #59
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 59
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Iron Man and Captain America double feature begins. The Avengers guest star in the Iron Man story, "The Black Knight," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Chic Stone; Iron Man battles the Black Knight; Wasp, Giant-Man, Captain America, and Thor appear. Part of the story continues in "Captain America," the first Silver Age Captain America solo story, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; While Cap lounges around Avengers Mansion, thinking about Bucky and his place in the world, a gang of costumed thugs break in intent on stealing any secrets or weapons Stark may have lying about the place, to sell for profit; They figure Cap's "just an acrobat"; Bucky Barnes cameo; First appearance of Jarvis (the Avengers' butler). Letters page begins. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #60
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 60
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Second appearance of Hawkeye in "Suspected of Murder!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man versus Hawkeye and Black Widow; cameos by Thor, Giant-Man, and the Wasp. "The Army of Assassins Strikes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Baron Zemo sends the Army of Assassins after Cap, who is assisted by Rick Jones in defeating them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #61
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 61
    • Water damage.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "The Death of Tony Stark!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man versus Mandarin and his giant robot Koto. Iron Man pinup by Don Heck. "The Strength of the Sumo!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Captain America goes into Viet Nam to rescue prisoner of war Baker, and must face the Sumo. Letter from Pete Von Sholly (future comics artist). 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #62
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 62
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    • No bottom staple with one puncture present (manufacturing).

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Origin of the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man is a prisoner of the Mandarin, who proceeds to relate his origin. "Break-Out in Cell Block 10!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Captain America breaks up a prison riot. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #63
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 63
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Captain America) and Don Heck (Iron-Man), inks by Sol Brodsky (Captain America) and Dick Ayers (Iron-Man). "Somewhere Lurks the Phantom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man stops industrial saboteur the Phantom, who turns out to be one of his employees. Captain America's origin is told for the first time in the Silver Age in "The Origin of Captain America!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); While the Nazi war machine marches on, President Roosevelt institutes a top-secret program, "Project Rebirth"; In a secret lab, scientist Dr. Erskine gives army 4F reject and volunteer Steve Rogers the "super-soldier serum," which turns him into a virtual superman; But a Nazi spy who got past security murders Erskine before he can create an army of men like Rogers, and is killed when he runs headlong into some electrical machinery; Rogers becomes the costumed Captain America, as a symbol of freedom; Bucky Barnes appearance; Franklin D. Roosevelt cameo; This is a re-telling of "Meet Captain America" from Captain America Comics #1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #65
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 65
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    • Double Cover.
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    • Staple rust with migration. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "When Titans Clash!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Small-time burglar Weasel Wills stumbles upon Iron Man's armor and Tony Stark must don his old armor to stop his crime spree. First Silver Age appearance of the Red Skull (turns out to be an imposter; the real one appears next issue) in "The Red Skull Strikes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Cap and Bucky track down the Red Skull, only to discover that he is an imposter who replaced tycoon Maxon; The real Red Skull is manipulating the "Maxon" Skull; This is a re-telling of "The Riddle of the Red Skull" from Captain America Comics # 1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #67
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 67
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust and migration.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 5/16" Cumulative spine split. Water Damage.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "Where Walk the Villains!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Dream-Maker (formerly Count Nefaria) creates hallucinations ("dreams") in which Iron Man must battle some of his former enemies. "Lest Tyranny Triumph!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); Red Skull and his Nazis are trying to make Cap kill the Allies' high command; Bucky Barnes and Adolf Hitler appear. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #68
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 68
    • Oxidation.
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    • Water damage.
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    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "If a Man Be Mad!", script by Al Hartley, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Tony Stark must face not only the traitorous Morgan Stark, his own cousin, but also Count Nefaria and invading aliens. "The Sentinel and the Spy!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); Captain America breaks free from the Nazi brainwashing and attempts to return to his unit. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #70
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 70
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • Staple rust.
    • Staple rust with migration. Oxidation.
    • Staple rust.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Piece missing from back cover. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Esposito. "Fight On! For A World Is Watching!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Battle between Iron Man and Titanium Man continues. "If This Be Treason!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by George Tuska; Dr. Rawlings regrets his collaboration with the Nazis when his sister falls victim to Major Uberhart's ambition to kill Cap and Bucky. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #71
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 71
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Wally Wood. "What Price Victory?", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Wally Wood; Iron Man defeats Titanium Man, but at the price of Happy's health. "When You Lie Down With Dogs...!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by Joe Sinnott; In this Captain American story, Dr. Cedric Rawlings turns on the Nazis and saves the day. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #72
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 72
    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Esposito. "Hoorah for the Conquering Hero!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Returning to America following his battle against the Titanium Man, Iron Man begins to worry over the fate of his bodyguard Happy Hogan, who was critically injured in that battle. "The Sleeper Shall Awake!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by Wally Wood (pages 1-4 uncredited) and George Tuska (pages 5-7) (pages 8-10 uncredited); Captain America goes after the Sleepers, sleeper agents planted by the Red Skull who were to activate the Sleeper robots 20 years after the War; Guest appearances by the Red Skull, the Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Quicksilver. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #73
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 73
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. The Black Knight guest stars in "My Life for Yours!", script by Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, and Flo Steinberg (plot assist), pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); Iron Man learns that Hogan has been kidnapped from the hospital, and he follows the clues to a secret castle. "Where Walks the Sleeper!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by George Tuska; Captain American battles a giant robot created by the Red Skull called the Sleeper; a Nazi agent has men unleash a second Sleeper. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #75
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 75
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    • Staple rust.
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. "The Fury of ... the Freak!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); When using the Enervation Intensifier device in order to heal Happy Hogan of his wounds, Iron Man accidentally transforms his friend and body guard into a horrible creature dubbed The Freak. 1st appearance of Sharon Carter (Agent 13) and Batroc the Leaper in "30 Minutes to Live!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Dick Ayers (pencils), inks by John Tartaglione; Cap tries to keep Batroc from getting his hands on a vial of Inferno 42. Ad for Fantasy Masterpieces #1. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 76
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by John Romita. "Here Lies Hidden… the Unspeakable Ultimo!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); While being arrested for the use of the Enervation Intensifier, Tony Stark is suddenly transported through time and space; But where will he end up?; The Freak turns back into Happy, but then the Mandarin attacks. "The Gladiator, the Girl, and the Glory!", script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita; Batroc and Captain America duke it out over the vial of Inferno 42. Statement of Ownership: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 367,728.36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #77
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 77

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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. "Ultimo Lives!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); While Iron Man fights the Mandarin and his Ultimo robot, senator Byrd closes down Stark Industries. "If a Hostage Should Die!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and John Romita (pencils), inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); In a flashback to World War II, we see how Cap spends a few weeks with Peggy Carter and her resistance fighters. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.