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Forbidden Worlds (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 1
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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Paul Reinman, Emil Gershwin, Edvard Moritz and Henry Kiefer. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A man unwittingly unleashes a demon, who grants him three wishes in return for his freedom. Artwork by legendary EC artist Al Williamson on this story may have been ghosted by the even more legendary Frank Frazetta. During World War I, a ghostly medieval cavalry appears to defend a Belgian town. A governor listens to a condemned mans strange story of life, death and resurrection involving a Monster Doll. Demon of Destruction; Monsieur Werewolf; Love of a Vampire; The Way of the Werewolf; Vampires Victim; The Ghostly Army of Bethune; The Monster Doll. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 2

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Lin Streeter, Charles Sultan, King Ward, Morris Waldinger, George Klein and Bill Molno. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A strange visitor with bat eyes commands a woman to take him to her fiance's laboratory; A witch appears before Tennessee soldier Andrew Jackson, predicting that he will one day be President of the U.S.; A missing scientist is found on top of the old coin under his microscope. The Mists of Midnight; Postscript to Death; The League of Vampires; Dead Mans Doom; Kate, the Witch, vs. Andrew Jackson; Strange Staircase; The Magic Coin; The Spectral Sky-Ship; The Boy Who Talked with Spirits. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 3
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    • Cover detached, centerfold detached at one staple, 3 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Charles Spain Verral and others. Art by Ogden Whitney, King Ward, Emil Gershwin, Edvard Moritz and Leo Morey, plus one story by Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Wally Wood, and Joe Orlando. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A couple studying ancient castles in Europe comes upon one that is the lair of an ancient vampire, situated on an inaccessible peak. Another couple accidentally flung into space on an experimental balloon lands on a purgatory planet inhabited by atomic mutants, in a story full of ludicrous science and genuinely disturbing art by King Ward. But the real gem is about a boy who accidentally summons the spirit of a vengeful sorcerer while playing with the skull on his fathers desk. This oft-reprinted story, Skull of the Sorcerer, features pencils by EC legend Al Williamson, inks by Joe Orlando and Wally Wood, and one panel (page 6 panel 3?) inked by Frank Frazetta himself. Lair of the Vampire; The Return; The Vengeful Spirit; The Domain of the Doomed; Giants on the Earth; Skull of the Sorcerer; Pursuit Into the Past. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 4
    • 3" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Alice Carter and Ken Bainbridge. Art by Paul Cooper, George Wilhelms, Charles Sultan and Al Camy. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Frank tries to explain to Miss Hall why she shouldn't walk in the woods alone, but she doesnt believe in the Fiend in Fur; A couple is abducted to the moon by Selena, Queen of the Moonlings. After Alice and Ken fail to get a job with Forbidden Worlds, they encounter a strange old couple who turn out to be energy vampires. This last story was written by two members of the L. F. O. F. W. (Loyal Fans of Forbidden World) Club, as the intro explains. Cover monster looks an awful lot like Lon Chaney Jr. as the Wolf Man. A Queen for the Voodoo Chief; Devil-Doomed Sandman; The Fiend in Fur; The Spectral Sleepwalker; Whirlpool of Death; The Undying; The Doom of the Moonlings. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 5
    • Cover detached.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold (affects art and story). Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • 5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Roy Krenkel and Al Williamson (credited as Roy G. Williams), Lou Cameron, Lin Streeter, George Wilhelms and Al Camy. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A doctor explores the evil inhabiting the ancient manor of Stormway Hall; An American couple in Egypt discovers the horrifying secret of the Sphinx; A dead man writes in to Forbidden Worlds in an effort to clear his name in Land of the Living Dead, with art by comics legends Roy Krenkel and Al Williamson. The Tomb of Terror; The Merman Menace; Rocket for Two; Priestess of the Sphinx; Dance of the Savages; The Day the World Died; Circe, the Sorceress; Land of the Living Dead. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 6

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Al Williamson, Pete Riss, Sam Cooper, Paul Gattuso and Paul Gustavson. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An adventurous medical researcher gets more than he bargained for in the backcountry of Brazil; A writer sells his soul so that he can tell this very story; The strange tale of the African Were-Jackals. Any similarity to King Kong on the cover is purely commercial. The Domain of the Dead; The Haunted Gallery; The Sorcerers Play-Kit; The Flapping Head; The Haunting Refrain; The Devils Typewriter!; Stranglers Spirit; Bride of the Beast; The African Were-Jackals. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 7

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by George Wilhelms, Harry Lazarus, Sam Cooper, King Ward and Pete Riss. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A doctor finds horror at the Sleepwell Tourist Camp while investigating a local anemia epidemic; A ghostly executioner stalks the last descendant of a French aristocratic family; A monster expert from Europe investigates a werewolf outbreak in America. 1st monthly issue. The Vampires Strike; Ghost Friends; The Realm of the Moonsters; The Ghouls Return; Merciless Medium; The Gambler and the Devil; The Prowling Terror. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 8

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Art Gates, Harry Lazarus, Al Camy and King Ward. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A young couple discovers the hideous secret of the cursed necklace inherited from her uncle, the anthropologist; The last survivor of an ancient family feud inherits a rivals castle, and soon regrets it; A sinister traveling circus exhibits strange creatures that seem all too human. The Fangs of the Fiend; Haunted House; The Zombies Doom; The Strange Circus of Dr. Namirha; The Phantom and Oliver Cromwell; Deadly Encounter; The Eyes of Death. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 9
    • Cover coming loose at one staple, 3/4" spine split.

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Jon L. Blummer, Al Camy and Art Gates. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. The severed head of an ancient wizard still contains a hideous power, and also levitates; Children learn the secret of the gnomes, and race to save them from humanitys destructive nature; A search for the Fountain of Youth unleashes murderous phantoms on the hapless citizens of Florida. The Flying Head; Out of the Night; Bride of the Swamp Monster; Doom of the Gnomes; The Phantom Fountain. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 10
    • 6 1/4" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Staples reinforced with tape at centerfold.

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Al Camy, Jayson Disbrow, Jon L. Blummer and Charlie Sultan. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Joe learns that his pals mysterious fiancee hates to be photographed and has had previous husbands, all of whom disappeared; Survivors of a plane crash discover that their tropical island is inhabited by a vampire; A treasure hunter unearths a voodoo idol and is targeted for vengeance by the dead. The Unknown Vampire; Portrait of Satan; Bride of Doom; Strange Machine; The Curse of Rada! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 11
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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Charles M. Quinlan, Charles Nicholas and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A ghost forces a couple to spend the night in a haunted house if they want to break the clutching curse; A professor discovers a terrible secret about a wax museum full of historys worst killers; The hideous legends surrounding Elizabeth Bathory, the so-called Blood Countess. The Mummys Treasure; I Am Doomed; The Clutching Curse; The Wax Demons; True Vampires of History: Elizabeth Bathory. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 12

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by King Ward, Charles Nicholas and Jon Blummer. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. The strange story of a ghost army at the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican-American War; The genie released from an ancient box sets out to fulfill his thousand-year-old promise to destroy humankind; Honeymooners discover that the executed witches of Salem have left behind a fearsome curse. The Chest of Death; True Ghost Armies; The Haitian Puppet; Were-Spiders Doom; The Tomb of the Unseen; The Witch's Curse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 13

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Harry Lazarus, Sam Cooper, Charles M. Quinlan and Jon Blummer. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A dead reporter files a story from beyond the grave; A subway traveler gets on the wrong train in the lonely reaches of Brooklyn; A terrifying dream sends a woman to an old house to help a friend – but she may already be too late. Invasion from Hades; United in Death; The Case of the Subway Spectres; The Man Who Knew All; The Thing Called Dharna; The Wings of Darkness. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 14

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Jon L. Blummer, Pete Riccia, Al Camy and Paul Gattuso. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An atom bomb unleashes something that looks like red Godzilla with a hairpiece; A time traveler accidentally alters history and must make it back to the future – that is, 1953; A scientist sends a cursed letter to the man who cheated him out of his inventions. Million-Year Monster; Terror at Sea; The Time Destroyer; The Awful Letter; Spectre of the Skies!; Payment in Full! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 15

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Jon L. Blummer, George Wilhelms, Edvard Moritz and Art Gates. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A woman is pursued by an evil witch who can transform into a vampire cat; The hideous true tale of ghostly avenger the Duke of Guise; Adventurers in the Amazon discover the horrible creatures that spin their cocoons in the upper canopy. The Vampire Cat!; Out of the Past; The Glory Hand; The Winged Terror; Ghostly Avengers of History; The Death Slave. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 16

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Charles M. Quinlan, Al Camy, George Wilhelms, Edvard Moritz and Frank Simienski. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An evil doll brings a killer back from the dead; A disembodied head remains full of terrible life; True Werewolves of History presents the strange tale of The Rajah of Balaralphur. The Doll; The Living Head; Castle in Cornwall; Lure of the Snake Goddess; The Rajah of Balaralphur; Mountain of Doom. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 17

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Charles Nicholas, Al Camy, Leo Morey and Jon Blummer. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An American man and a British woman vie for ownership of a haunted mansion; The recording of an archaeologists death summons the ancient evil that killed him; Stranded skiers encounter a werewolf high in the Rocky Mountains. The House in Grosvenor Lane; His Masters Will; Werewolves of the Rockies; The Face of the Fiend; The Recorded Monster!; Lost Island. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 18

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Harry Lazarus, Charles Nicholas, Frank Simienski and Lin Streeter. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. The mummy of Rhamses-Tut figures in the sinister plans of a deranged archaeologist; A castaway rescued from the sea turns out to be the Vampire of the Deep; Competing spirits vie for the soul of a young gangster. The Mummy!; The Devil and Tommy Trent; Salem Witch; The Buried Curse; Vampire of the Deep. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 19

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Charles Nicholas, Robert McCarty, Edvard Moritz and Dick Beck. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A man learns of his previous life as a pirate who enraged a voodoo queen; A sinister spirit unleashes a terrible vengeance on lion hunters; A young woman from an Alpine village is betrothed to the hideous Baron Nicht, but no one knows what happened to his previous wives. The Pirate and the Voodoo Queen; The Bull Elephant; The Avenger!; The Stolen Spirit; Vampire Castle. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 20
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Jon L. Blummer, Sam Citron, Harry Lazarus and Charles Nicholas. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An antique mirror is the doorway to another dimension; Jim and Sally discover that goblins are real, and become caught up in a war between the benevolent Forest Goblins and the malevolent Water Goblins; A mad doctor on a deserted island is creating human-animal hybrids (but his name isnt Moreau, its Kurtz). The Haunted Mirror!; The Transformation; War of the Goblins!; The Bog of Evil!; Terror Island! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 21

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Dick Beck, Leo Morey, Edvard Moritz, Art Gates and Edmond Good. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A professor under the mental domination of the Ant Master becomes a human ant, making for a great cover; A couple moves into an old house and begins receiving strange and sinister letters; A desperate writer becomes unwittingly involved with an ancient death cult. The Ant Master!; Killers Burial; Letters from the Unknown!; The Pharaohs Ruby; The Bubbling Pit; Deity of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 22

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Robert McCarty, Bob Forgione, Harry Lazarus and Walter Davoren. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A prospector makes a deal with the devil to keep his gold even after hes dead; A fiery spirit is unleashed from a cursed casket in an Egyptian tomb; Pilots in Rangoon encounter a beautiful woman and a deadly native dance. Ghost Gold!; The Hungry Picture; The Cursed Casket!; Dead Mans Tree!; The Dance of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 23

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Charles Nicholas, Bill Walsh and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A mad scientist creates horrifying insect-animal hybrids; A robot falls in love with a woman and goes on a rampage; A ghost ship appears over the South Pacific with a crew of undead privateers. Nightmare for Two!; The Mummy That Lived; The Machine That Fell in Love; The Thing in the Bottle!; Terror of the Deep! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 24

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ken Landau, Charles Nicholas, Walter Davoren and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A gypsy witch gives a womanizer a potion that will make the beautiful Roxanne fall in love with him forever, but the potions power lasts even after death; A demonic creature demands the sacrifice of beautiful women in ancient Egypt, but one man has had enough; A man meets a beautiful woman in the Arctic wilderness and learns the truth about the wolf pack thats been stalking him. Love Me Forever!; King of the Zombies; Charars Prey; The Drakko; The Werewolf's Fangs. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 25

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Harry Lazarus, Ken Landau, Bob Forgione, Charles Nicholas, Jon L. Blummer and Charles Quinlan. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A sinister rubber baron has his partner killed by a Brazilian witch doctor, but the victims severed head continues to haunt him even back in America; A man purchases a cursed music box in Venice; A Nazi war criminal is pursued by the spirits of his victims. The Venetian Music Box!; Revenge of the Fire-Spirit; Hallahans Head!; United Forever!; The Living and the Dead!; The Dead Remember; True Uncanny Mysteries. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 26

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Art Gates, Sam Citron, Charles Nicholas and Bob Forgione. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A boxer faces death in the ring; A faceless fiend sets out to murder the descendants of an ancient noble family; Uranium hunters in Sumatra find the connection between a beautiful native woman and a deadly tree. The Champ; Death Through the Ages; The Specters of Carteret Castle; Report from the Beyond!; Tree of Terror! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 27

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Two explorers discover the horrible fate of a colleague who has gone missing in the jungle; The last survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon jungle tells a horrifying story; A vampire takes advantage of Mardi Gras to seek victims in New Orleans. The Thing with the Golden Hair!; Ill Protect You; Deaths Domain; He Spoke with a Spirit!; Terror under the Big Top!; Horror at the Mardi Gras. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 28

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Kenneth Landau, Sheldon Moldoff, George Klein and Dick Beck. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A painters portrait of a beautiful woman brings her back from the grave; A sudden increase in icebergs is tied to the release of a long-frozen monster; A scientists mad experiment turns Bobo the gorilla into something more than ape, but less than human. Portrait of Carlotta; High Tension!; The Beast in the Berg; Everyday Superstitions; The Evil Eye!; The Beginning and the End! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 29

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Lin Streeter, Sheldon Moldoff, Al Camy, Kenneth Landau and Bob Forgione. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A hideous froglike creature stalks the depths of the lake; A woman taking a bus tour of New York City with her boyfriend is visited by the spirits of her boyfriends murder victims; Thieves discover the hideous secret of the firewalkers. The Frogman; Journeys End ; Terror in the Sky; Tour of Horror; The Firewalkers Revenge!; Rivals Unto Death! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 30

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Bob Forgione, Sam Citron, Harry Lazarus and Dick Beck. Cover by Harry Lazarus. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A crook teaches a parrot to become his partner in crime and soon regrets it; Nature takes a hideous revenge after a murder on a beach; A man obsessed with a long-dead woman learns the horrifying secret of her accursed family. The Talking Machine!; The Ninth Victim! ; The Street That Was; The Thing on the Beach!; They'll Never Believe Me! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 31

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Kenneth Landau, Sheldon Moldoff, Art Gates, and Lin Streeter. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A strange visitor brings death to the corrupt nobles who hunted common folk for sport; A hideous stone idol opens a gateway to the dimension of the dead; An obsessed artist sculpts a self-portrait thats a little too lifelike. Circle of the Doomed!; No Escape!; The Horrors of Mu!; Danny and the Demon!; Masquerade. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 32

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Bob Forgione, Charles Nicholas, Kenneth Landau, and Milt Knopf. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Earth is in trouble when invading aliens join forces with the living dead; A visitor realizes he lived a previous life in Venice, and his fate is sealed when he returns; A man learns the horrifying truth about an old woman and her three pet apes. A Tomb for Antonio!; Deaths Darts ; The Invasion of the Deadlings; Uncanny Mysteries; Secret of Cynthia Krone!; Jury of the Dead. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 33

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ken Landau, Art Gates, Lloyd Cynwald, and Emil Gershwin. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An escaped convict meets a beautiful woman in the swamp, but doesnt realize she is the alligator woman; A scientists preserved brain remains alive, but becomes evil and attempts to use mental telepathy to commit murder; A cursed spinning wheel allows an unscrupulous couple to commit crimes while in a disembodied ghost form. Bride of the Swamp; E.S.P.; The Stone Face; The Corpse That Lived!; Wheel of Fortune. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 34

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Paul Gustavson, Charles Nicholas, Emil Gershwin, and Ken Landau. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A prospector encounters a scouting party from an alien invasion force; A woman stalks the night as a werewolf, while her blind husband has no idea of her true nature; A murderous couple turns on each other after the spirit of a dead aunt reveals the location of a fortune. Last pre-Code issue, but still pretty mild compared to the EC and Harvey horror comics. This title technically becomes Young Heroes with issue #35, but Forbidden Worlds resumes with its own issue #35 in summer 1955. Day of Reckoning!; The Cold Cure; Secret of the Goratti; My Fanged and Fiendish Darling; Rendezvous with Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 35

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney, Art Gates, Harry Lazarus, and Ken Landau. After the Senate hearings of 1954 and an eight-month hiatus, ACGs Forbidden Worlds resumes, now focused on science fiction adventure instead of horror and ghost tales, and proudly bearing the seal of the Comics Code Authority. A scientist is the only person immune from the mind-dulling fog of an invading alien race; Another race of alien invaders doesnt know about water; A woman has troubling visions of the future. First issue with a Comics Code seal. The Night Nothing Happened; Journey Into Adventure; The Tiny War!; Calculated Risk!; The Dreamer! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 36

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger, Chic Stone, Charles Nicholas, and Kurt Schaffenberger. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An Earth scientist helps an alien race battle intelligent dinosaurs; Hypnosis somehow creates a double that tries to take over a mans life; A female reporter becomes smitten with an illusionist who has uncanny powers. Art by Superman and Lois Lane artist Kurt Schaffenberger. Pussycat on the Dog Star!; Picture of an Heir; The Hypnotic Trance!; The Master of Illusions! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 37

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger, Leonard Starr, and Ogden Whitney. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A bumbling actor winds up in the court of King Arthur after a blow to the head; A successful writer on vacation realizes that he is caught up in one of his own stories, and it doesnt have a happy ending; A woman meets her ancestor from 1704 in a dream, and learns an important fact about the present. One Exciting Knight!; Knights' Gallery; Step by Step; Journey into the Past!; Cyclone! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 38

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Mike Suchorsky, Charlie Sultan, and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Twin brothers have a psychic connection, which becomes vital when one of them is trapped in a cave; A man is guided to an injured girl by a phantom policeman; A pilot discovers a lost Greek civilization living on an enchanted plateau in the Himalayas. The Identical Twins!; I'll Protect Him; Nine Fathoms Deep!; Destiny Road!; Journey into Time! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 39

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Kurt Schaffenberger, Ogden Whitney, and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. After drinking from the Fountain of Youth, Davy Crockett fights for the United States in every war until World War II; A soldier saves a young doctor who one day returns the favor; An alien scout for an invasion force meets an Earth woman and falls in love. Art by Superman and Lois Lane artist Kurt Schaffenberger. The Davy Crockett Mystery!; Never Break a Mirror!; Flight into Nowhere!; The Hand of Fate!; Stella and the Stranger! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 40

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Jet pilots in World War II encounter phantom pilots in biplanes from World War I; A soldier who has to abandon a wartime fortune is reunited with it after the war; A treasure hunter faces the horror of the People from Down Under, who are not Australians but instead subterranean dwellers from below the Earths surface. The Phantom Flyers!; Incident on a Battlefield; A Belt of Gold!; The Telephone!; The People from Down Under! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 41

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Kurt Schaffenberger, Mike Suchorsky, Tom Hickey and John Rosenberger. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A woman encounters her fairy godmother; A Moroccan prince mysteriously vanishes without a trace; Brothers create a device that allows them to send their thoughts to each other – or so they think. The Awakening!; Hitch; Someone to Watch Over You!; The Records!; The Moroccan Prince; A Penny for Your Thoughts! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 42

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Hy Eisman, Harry Lazarus, Tom Hickey and John Rosenberger. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An ordinary-seeming man possesses strange powers, in a very Twilight Zone-ish scenario; A man discovers the hidden cost of immortality and tries to warn the modern-day doctor who learns his secret; A contestant has a dream that tells him how to perform at his upcoming appearance on a TV quiz show. Mr. Miggs from Mercury!; There's No Escape!; The Man from Ancient Greece!; A Question of $64,000! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 43

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Dick Beck, Mike Suchorsky, Tom Hickey and Ogden Whitney. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. An archaeologist discovers that history repeats itself with disturbing frequency; A man discovers that aliens are making copies of Earths artistic treasures for their own enjoyment; A drowning boy is saved by his fathers faithful childhood dog, who died many years before. Home Is Where You Find It!; Island Rescue; Over the Line!; The Disappearance!; A Boy's Best Friend!; The Old Roman Coin! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 44

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Dick Beck, Hy Eisman, Tom Hickey and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A man who wants to know the future starts receiving tomorrows paper today; Magical candles grant a couples fondest wishes, but what happens when the candles burn out?; Cavers discover a rocketship buried hundreds of feet beneath the earth. The Man Who Knew Tomorrow!; The Old Mirror; Out Went the Candles!; Buried History!; A Boy's Best Friend!; The Old Roman Coin! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 45

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Hy Eisman, John Rosenberger and Emil Gershwin. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A scientist in England discovers a manor house where ancient music plays, and meets a woman who leaves no footprints in the snow; An Air Force pilot parachutes into the Garden of Eden; A man seeks the truth about his bad luck and finds it in the stars. The Girl on Kenniston Crag!; Voice Out of Space; Strange Garden; Congo Episode!; Vera, My Dark Star! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 46

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Harry Lazarus, John Rosenberger and Emil Gershwin. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A Navy sailor encounters an undersea civilization and falls in love with the beautiful Roma; A man realizes he lived in ancient Egypt in a previous life, and the pharaohs curse continues to follow him today; A monkey sent into space for an experiment starts to exhibit superior intelligence. The Girl at the Bottom of the Sea!; Mr. O'Toole; Uncanny Mysteries; The Pharaoh's Fate!; The Explorers! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 47

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney, Harry Lazarus, John Rosenberger and Pete Costanza. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A WWII soldier fleeing enemy forces on a remote island discovers the remains of an ancient, gigantic civilization; A mystery writer and war veteran finds his characters coming to life; Explorers in the Arctic hear the legend of the veelik, a half-man/half polar bear that may not be a legend after all. A Day in the Life of Tommy Trent!; The Black Cat; The Invisible Men!; Underneath the Island!; Out of the Unknown!: No. 3--- Secret of the Ice. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 48

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney, Bob Jenney, John Rosenberger and Pete Costanza. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Soldiers encounter a land of dinosaurs and primitive people inside a volcano, in a tale Edgar Rice Burroughs would have found familiar; Two brothers are at odds over a family ring that brings good luck; A doll comes to life and wages a campaign of destruction against the human race, but all he really wants is another just like him. Terrific Ogden Whitney dinosaur cover. The Land That Time Forgot!; Over the Ages!; The Good Luck Ring!; Peter Plastic!; What's Behind That Superstition?: No. 2 - Walking Under a Ladder. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 49
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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney, John Rosenberger and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A boy who finds a genie has apparently never heard that expression about being careful what you wish for; Over the centuries, various members of the Barton family are saved by a mysterious figure with a distinctive scar; Scientists discover the remains of the last centaur. The Man with the Crescent Scar!; The Parson's Truck; The Camera Never Lies!; Jimmy and the Genie; A Storm of Meteors!; Out of the Unknown! No. 2 - Strange Centaur. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 50
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Pete Costanza, Emil Gershwin and Harry Lazarus. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A man comes to a disturbing discovery after years of feeling like he was different from everyone else; A ghost-pirate returns for his treasure when modern-day construction disturbs its hiding place; A fallen meteorite turns out to be a tiny planet – and its populated. Cover by Superman and Lois Lane artist Kurt Schaffenberger. The Man Without Feelings!; The Old Forrester Manor; The Hydrogen Breathers!; The House on Cullen's Peak; The Tiny World! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.