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Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) comic books

  • Issue #6
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 6
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    • Pencil markings throughout interior, long tear in last page.

    Cover art by Al Feldstein. "Space-Warp," script by Bill Gaines (plot) and Al Feldstein (plot, script), art by Al Feldstein; Frank readies himself for a monumental two-year journey to Altair, using the invention of Professor Hartlow: the Space-Warp Drive, which makes use of the theory that space is curved, and, that by entering into the 4th Dimension, one can travel great distances in a relatively short period of time. "The Dimension Translator," script and art by Harvey Kurtzman; Willy has created a dimension translator, which can translate a series of photos into an electric impulse and through a series of other processes, creates an actual three dimensional object; His boss does not like his research engineer "wasting the company's time" on such things...so Willy uses a photo of his boss to create a three dimensional figure of Mr. Bankbuck so that Willy can slap him around and get even. Tales From the Crypt ad. "Experiment" text story. Picture Stories From the Bible ad. "And Then There Were Two!", script by Bill Gaines (plot) and Al Feldstein (plot, script), art by Jack Kamen; American soldiers land on an atoll, ordered to remove any native inhabitants so that the U.S. government could conduct a hydrogen bomb test there; The natives have told the government that iron gods live on the atoll and soon the soldiers discover two of these "gods" (actually robots), which tell the men of their creator, and then are taken back to America. "Rescued!", script by Wally Wood (plot) and Al Feldstein (script), art by Wally Wood; A crew had been sent into space a year earlier to examine a planet in the solar system of a neighboring star; Upon discovering it, and noting it was about the size of the Earth, they landed next to the ship of the previous expedition two years earlier; Then and there they discovered was had happened to the previous expedition and what would happen to theirs. No cover number. NOTE: See #13A-17A for the 1st five issues in the series. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 7
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    • Paper: Off white
    • 1 extra staple added after manufacturing.
    • Label #2100886006

    "7 Year Old Genius!" (art by Al Feldstein), "Come Into My Parlor" (art by Jack Kamen), "Across the Sun!" (art by George Roussos), and "Breakdown!" (art by Wally Wood). Feldstein cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 8

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    "The Origin of the Species" (art by Al Feldstein), "It Didn't Matter" (art by Jack Kamen), "The Slave-Ship" (art by George Roussos), and "The Enemies of the Colony" (art by Wally Wood). Feldstein cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 9
    • Cover oxidation, 2.5" tear in front cover.
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    • 3.5" cumulative spine split.

    "Spawn of Mars" (art by Wally Wood), "The Duplicates" (art by Jack Kamen), "The Connection" (art by Marty Elkin, the cousin of Gil Kane and "A Mistake in Multiplication" (art by Joe Orlando, his first science fiction story for EC). Al Feldstein cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 10
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    "The Secret of Saturn's Ring" (art by Wally Wood), "A Timely Shock" (art by Jack Kamen), "The Mutants" (art by Wood), and "Not on the Menu" (art by Joe Orlando). Al Feldstein cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 11
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    • 1" Chew on spine through cover and two wraps.
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    • 6 1/2" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Al Feldstein. "The Two-Century Journey!", script by Al Feldstein (script and plot) and William Gaines (plot), art by Wally Wood; A generation ship leaves earth to travel to another planet; On the way they discover that people age very slowly in space, which creates a population problem on the ship. "Shrinking From Abuse!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Kamen; Hugo Masterson has created a formula to shrink tissue in order to possibly cure cancer, but he accidentally injects himself and is then injested by his wife. Shock SuspenStories ad. "Desire!" text story. "The 10th At Noon," script by Al Feldstein (script and plot) and William Gaines (plot), art by Wally Wood; Two scientists invent a time machine that can send a camera into the future and snap a picture, and, by doing so, they discover the end of the world is coming. "The Thing In the Jar," script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; Scientists discover what has been killing everything in Mr. Dorsey's pond. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 12
    • 2" cumulative spine split, cover detached and glued to first wrap along spine.

    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. Joe Orlando The EC Artist of the Issue article by Al Feldstein. "Project...Survival!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot and script), art by Wally Wood; With a civil war raging on Earth, the President of the Amalgamated Rocket Corporation believes, that with the help of science, man can reach the Moon and use it as a base; What scares the scientists is that he also intends to use the highly powerful Electron Bomb on the rebels, a move that could end all life on Earth! "A Lesson In Anatomy!!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Kamen; Chased away from his father's lab while he dissects a body, Stevey finds a stranger in the forest. Wanting to brag, Stevey tells the man all sorts of falsehoods, which he believes; But Stevey soon learns a secret about the stranger he doesn't expect to discover. Shock SuspenStories ad. "Explosive!" text story. "The Die Is Cast!", script by Al Feldstein (script and plot) and William Gaines (plot), art by Wally Wood; The I.S.E.A. of Earth has commissioned Commander Stone to write out a detailed report on the destruction of his spaceship; What he tells about is almost too hard to believe. "A Man's Job!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13A
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 13A
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #163-AB-033

    1ST ISSUE in series (see note following) - "Am I Man or Machine?" (art by Al Feldstein), "Only Time Will Tell" (script by Harry Harrison, art by Harrison and Wally Wood), "The Men of Tomorrow" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Trip Into the Unknown" (art by Harvey Kurtzman). Feldstein cover. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 13. The issue pictured here, dated May-June 1950, although numbered 13, is the actual 1st issue in the series. The one dated May-June 1952 is issue #13 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13B
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 13B
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split through cover and all wraps.

    "The End" (art by Wally Wood), "The Trip" (art by Jack Kamen), "Home to Stay" (art by Wood; unauthorized swipe of two Ray Bradbury stories, "Kaleidoscope" and "Rocket Man"), and "Don't Count Your Chickens" (art by Joe Orlando). The letters page features a well-reasoned response from the editors to a letter from a parent critical of SF and horror comics such as those published by EC. Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 13. The one dated 1950 is 1st issue in the series. The issue pictured here, dated May-June 1952, is the actual #13 in the series.

    NOTE: Also, this issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover and 1970's copyright date (see E.C. Classic Reprints # 5). These and other changes make the reprint easy to distinguish from the original, which has a 10-cent cover price and a 1950's publication date. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14A
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 14A

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    2nd ISSUE in series (see note following) - Al Feldstein classic atom bomb/outer space cover. Bill Gaines and Feldstein appear in "Cosmic Ray Bomb Explosion" (art by Feldstein), Necronomicon appearance in "The Black Arts" (script and art by Harry Harrison), "The Trap of Time" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Atom Bomb Thief" (script and art by Harvey Kurtzman). NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 14. The issue pictured here, dated July-Aug 1950, although numbered 14, is the actual the 2nd issue in the series. The one dated July-Aug 1952 is issue #14 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14B
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 14B
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2070400018
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    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "The Exile" (art by Wally Wood), "The Expert" (art by Joe Orlando), "The Ad" (art by Orlando), "Close Call" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Mad Journey" (art by Al Williamson--his first for EC--with Frank Frazetta and Roy Krenkel). The EC staff appears in the two Orlando stories. This issue contains the first Williamson/Frazetta collaboration at EC. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 14. The one dated July-August1950 is the 2nd issue in the series. The issue pictured here, dated July-August 1952, is the actual #14 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15A
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 15A
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.

    3rd ISSUE in series (see note following) - Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "Martian Infiltration" (art by Feldstein), "Henry and his Goon-Child" (script and art by Harvey Kurtzman), "I Died Tomorrow" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Dark Side of the Moon" (script and art by Wally Wood). NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 15. The issue pictured here, dated Sept-Oct 1950, although numbered 15, is the actual the 3rd issue in the series. The one dated Sept-Oct 1952 is issue #15 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15B
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 15B
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1020685001
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #1334438001

    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "Revulsion" (art by Joe Orlando), "The Quick Trip" and "The Long Trip" (art by Al Williamson)., "He Who Waits" (art by Jack Kamen), and "By George" (art by Williamson with Jack Hearn). NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 15. The one dated Sept-Oct 1950 is the 3rd issue in the series. The issue pictured here, dated Sept-Oct 1952, is the actual #15 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16A
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 16A

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    4th ISSUE in series (see note following) - Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "The Last City" (art by Feldstein), "The Mysterious Ray From Another Dimension" (script and art by Harvey Kurtzman), "Second Childhood" (art by Jack Kamen), and "A Trip To a Star" (art by Wally Wood). Featured in Frederic Wertham's Seduction of the Innocent. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 16. The issue pictured here, dated Nov-Dec 1950, although numbered 16, is the actual the 4th issue in the series. The one dated Nov-Dec 1952 is issue #16 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16B
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 16B
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing piece from top of cover and first page (slightly affecting story).

    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "Mass Meeting" (art by Joe Orlando), "Skeleton Key" (art by Al Williamson), "What He Saw" (art by Jack Kamen), and "The Green Thing" (art by Orlando). The letters page comments on EC's Ray Bradbury adaptations with a disingenuous implication that the author approved them from the beginning. As is well-known now, Feldstein swiped the stories without authorization, but Bradbury called them on it, and soon an agreement was worked out in which EC paid Bradbury for the adaptations. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 16. The one dated Nov-Dec 1950 is the 4th issue in the series. The issue pictured here, dated Nov-Dec 1952, is the actual #16 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17A
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 17A
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    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scuffing to inner well of case; Other - see grading notes
    • Cracking to bottom edge of slab with 1" chunk of plastic missing.
    • Label #0071457004

    5th ISSUE in series (see note following) - Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "Child of Tomorrow" (art by Feldstein), "The Time Machine and the Shmoe" (script and art by Harvey Kurtzman), "Deadlock" (art by Wally Wood as "Woody"), and "Prediction of Disaster" (art by Jack Kamen). NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 17. The issue pictured here, dated Jan-Feb 1951, although numbered 17, is the actual the 5th issue in the series. The one dated Jan-Feb 1953 is issue #17 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17B
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 17B
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    • RESTORATION. Color touch.
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    • Interior is complete, severe water damage. 3" spine split from bottom.

    This key and very classic EC issue begins with an Al Feldstein dinosaurs and space cover. "In the Beginning" (art by Joe Orlando), "Ahead of the Game" (art by Bill Elder), "The Aliens" (art by Al Williamson with Roy Krenkel), the classic story that features a single full infinity page in which two aliens gaze at a page the repeats itself into infinity and say "Squa Tront!" and "Spa Fon" (and we ALL know what that means!), and Ray Bradbury's haunting "There Will Come Soft Rains" (art by Wally Wood). NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 17. The one dated Jan-Feb 1951 is the 5th issue in the series. The issue pictured here, dated Jan-Feb 1953, is the actual #17 in the series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 18

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    Cover pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Al Feldstein. "Counter-Clockwise," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), pencils by John Severin, inks by Bill Elder; Ron's father is dismayed when he learns that his son wants to secure at a job at the Rocket-Port...not just to service rockets, but to fly them; He cautions his son that pilots must retire at age 26, but while they talk, Ron's Dad sights a space ship that is not of earthly origin; Together they go to the landing sight, armed with a blaster; When a weird alien being alights from the ship, they kill it and report to the authorities. "Zero Hour," script by Ray Bradbury and Albert B. Feldstein (adaptation), art by Jack Kamen; Mrs. Morris, at first, thinks nothing of her daughter and a friend playing their game of "invasion"; But when Mink starts telling of a Martian named Drill, who is the fore-runner of a Martian invasion of Earth, and Mary discovers that kids of her friends in other parts of the country are playing the same game, she wonders if this is for real. "The Ashtray" text story. "Homesick!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Al Williamson (signed) and Roy Krenkel (on technological details); David Todd and Lynn Ardsley plot her husband's murder, while David and Lawrence are on a mission to Mars to investigate the planet's landscape and possible life forms. "Judgment Day!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; Tarlton, the Earthman, has landed on the planet Cybrinia, home to mechanical life; He is to judge whether or not Cybrinia will be allowed to "partake of the wonders of Earth." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 19
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    • RESTORATION. Color touch. 1.5" spine split from bottom, cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Joe Orlando. Al Williamson is profiled on inside front cover (includes a photo of the artist). "King of the Grey Spaces!" script by Ray Bradbury (original) and Al Feldstein (adaptation), pencils by John Severin, inks by Bill Elder; A group of boys watch the launching of a rocket ship, and two of them wish that they were older and could make the trip themselves; They apply for the Interplanetary Patrol and await their decision once they turn 21, but soon Chris gets a surprise that will change his life forever; adaptation of "R Is For Rocket" by Ray Bradbury. "Hot-Rod!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot and script), art by Jack Kamen; Amos and Sally are driving by a lake when a strangely garbed man jumps up on the running board of their car and drops a package in the back seat; Later, Amos looks at the package, postmarked May 15, 2053, and discovers something called a trans-dimensional transporter inside; Thinking it to be some sort of gadget to soup up his hot-rod, Amos installs the device, traveling into the future. "Cleanser" text story. "Brain-Child!", script by Al Feldstein, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Al Williamson and Roy Krenkel; Colonel Dane is selected to pilot a brand-new spaceship, powered by an electronic brain, which enables this vessel to be a virtual one-man war rocket; While it seems the rocketship could operate itself with no human pilot, the drawback is the ship is void of emotion: it cannot hate, it doesn't know love and it cannot create. "Time For a Change!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 20
    • 4" Spine split from bottom. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover art by Al Feldstein. "For Us the Living," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), pencils by John Severin, inks by Bill Elder; Dr. Cromwell tells the F.B.I. that he came from an alternate timeline. "I, Rocket," script by Ray Bradbury and Albert B. Feldstein (adaptation), pencils by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta, inks by Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, and Roy Krenkel; A very expensive new rocketship, once built for war and now rusting away, relates the story of her glory with Captain Lamb in charge, but also of treachery aboard ship, which the rocket secretly dealt with. "Discovery" text story. "Conquers All!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot and script), art by Jack Kamen; As a prelude to an invasion of the Earth, an infiltration rocket from a far distant world is sent to the Earth to examine, estimate, judge and report back to their leaders. "The Automaton," script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando. "The Automaton," script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 21
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.

    "My Home" (art by Joe Orlando), "Saved" (art by Al Williamson with Roy Krenkel), "Planely Possible" (art by Jack Kaman), and "The Million Year Picnic" (pencils by John Severin, inks by Will Elder; based on the story by Ray Bradbury). Letters to the editor from comics writer Archie Goodwin and Bradbury praising "King of the Gray Spaces" in issue 19. Classic cover by Williamson/Frank Frazetta. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Weird Fantasy (1950 E.C. Comics) 22
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    • Moisture damage.
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    • Cover coming loose at one staple.

    Final issue of the series (becomes Weird Science-Fantasy with issue #23). Cover art by Joe Orlando. "The Silent Towns," script by Ray Bradbury and Al Feldstein (adaptation), art by Reed Crandall; Walter surveys a little white silent town on the edge of a dead Martian sea, wondering what happened to all of its inhabitants; He suddenly hears a phone ringing, but he is too late to answer it; After this happens twice, he succeeds in answering a phone and finds a Miss Selsor on the other end, and he meets her, only to find that she is fat and ugly; An adaptation of a Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles story. "The Freaks," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot and script), art by Jack Kamen; The freaks at a circus side show are sick and tired of the stares of the crowds, their snickers, their groans of disgust...and one decides to quit. But when the freak is found dead in his tent, the circus owners go in search for a replacement. "Public Service!" text story. "The Fossil," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Joe Orlando; Astronauts land on a deserted planet and begin hunting for archaeological evidence of the former inhabitants; They find a huge skeleton of a creature that apparently walked on all fours, but are baffled by its nature. "Derelict Ship," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Bernie Krigstein; Captain Vance Kaye is the commanding officer of an exploratory spaceship; He's obsessed with searching every derelict ship his crew discovers, but nobody knows why. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.