Strange Worlds (1958 Marvel) comic books
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Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "I Discovered the Secret of the Flying Saucers!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; A man discovers that flying saucers are real, but are not actually ships, but alien beings able to travel through space on their own. "I Captured the Abominable Snowman!", art by Steve Ditko; A man lies, cheats and steals to find the abominable snowman, and eventually discovers a lama who knows the secret of the snowman and is forced to summon it. "Detour to Mars" text story, art by Reed Crandall. "I Am Robot," pencils by Bob Powell, inks by Joe Sinnott; A man creates a robot so advanced that it has the capacity to think and feel as a human. "I Am the Last Man on Earth!", art by Don Heck; When the humans of a peaceful future discover a planet where they could live five times as long they all leave Earth, except for one couple who are too attached to Earth's heritage. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
- Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
- 3" Cumulative spine split. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
- Heavy cover oxidation, coupon cut from back cover.
- This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
- 1.5" cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation, water damage.
Cover by Steve Ditko. "I Was a Prisoner on the Planet of Plunder!", art by Don Heck; An interstellar detective takes a cargo pilot's place to find out how ships are being robbed without anyone remembering anything. "Strange Mission" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Was the Miracle Man"; A brilliant but cruel businessman sets out to conquer an alien world. "I Saw the Day the World Ended!"; A machine seems to show the end of the world when the Sun burns out in the future. "The Little Lost Planet," art by Steve Ditko; A tiny lost planet does good deeds on Earth until it is located by its mother planet and returned to its home galaxy. "I Am the Scourge of Atlantis!", art by Dick Ayers; The king of Atlantis is convinced that life still exists on the surface and leads an invasion fleet to make war on the world above. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
- 1/2" spine split from top.
- Oxidation. Writing on exterior.
- 4 1/2" cumulative spine split, cover detached.
- This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
- 2" cumulative spine split. Heavy cover oxidation.
Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "I Was a Human Satellite!", art by Steve Ditko; A claustrophobic finds his fear too great for him to bear and he takes an escape pod out of the space patrol ship. "Special Sale" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "My Job... Catch A Robot," art by Joe Sinnott; The head of the robotics division goes to the American colony on the moon to investigate thefts of uranium that could only have been committed by the robot miners. "I Was Face to Face with the Creature From Planet X!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; In 2165 when a woman is locked in a zoo with a powerful alien beast that smashes free of its domed enclosure she is relieved when the attendants rush in with a replacement dome. "I Was the Man Who Lived Twice!", art by John Buscema. "I Fly to the Stars!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; In the year 2389 space pilots do not marry because, while six months pass for them on their journeys, decades pass for their sweethearts who remain behind on Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
- 1/2" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.
Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "Journey to Jupiter!", art by Joe Sinnott; In the future the only planet closed to the others is Jupiter, surrounded by an impenetrable force field. "Over the Moon" text story. "A Magician Walks Among Us!", art by Steve Ditko; A time traveler journeys into the past seeking Merlin and ends up becoming Merlin. "The Man Without a Past!", art by Paul Reinman; A man working on a futuristic assembly line panics when he realizes that he has no memory. "I Was the Changing Man!", art by Al Williamson; A man invents a machine that allows him to take over anyone's body and tries to use it to gain the perfect life. "Manhunt on Mars!", art by John Buscema; A dissident in a communist country escapes to Mars, but barely escapes from the hostile Martians. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "We Are the 3 Who Vanished!", art by Don Heck; Three scientists disappear without a trace, leaving a journal explaining that they were working on a time machine. "The Holiday" text story. "I Couldn't Stop the Runaway Comet!", art by Steve Ditko; In the year 2060 a vain elected official feels that the forces of science will be sufficient to deal with the menace of an impending comet but everything they try to either destroy or divert the comet fails. "I Am... Gorilla!", art by Paul Reinman; An atomic explosion makes a gorilla as intelligent as a human. "Don't Send Me... Out There!!!", art by Carl Burgos; A space pilot is terrified of taking another flight but his family is unsympathetic. "They Call Me... Space Pirate," art by Joe Sinnott; A successful space pirate tries to conquer a world without technology to use as a base. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.