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Weird Science (1950 E.C.) comic books

  • Issue #1(12)
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 1(12)
    Published May 1950 by EC.

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kamen, Harry Harrison, Wally Wood and Al Feldstein. Numbering continues from Saddle Romances (1949) #11. EC's influential sci-fi title featured some of the legendary SF artists of comics history. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 12. The issue pictured here, dated May-June 1950, although numbered 12, is the actual # 1 in the series. The one dated May-June 1952 is issue # 12 in the series. NOTE 2: This issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover a 1970's copyright date (See E.C. Classic Reprints #11). 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. Scientist Karl accidentally ingests a shrinking formula and finds himself entering succeedingly smaller universes, in a story by Harvey Kurtzman. A man who is constantly dreaming is never sure when he's awake, with art by Harry Harrison and Wally Wood. Alien invaders leave a strange crater in the desert. Classic cover by Al Feldstein. Lost in the Microcosm; Dream of Doom; Murder in the 21st Century; Experiment in Death; By the Dark of the Moon; Things From Outer Space! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2(13)
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 2(13)
    Published Jul 1950 by EC.

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Harvey Kurtzman, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kamen, Harry Harrison, Wally Wood and Al Feldstein. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 13. The issue pictured here, dated July/Aug 1950, although numbered 13, is the actual #2 in the series. The one dated July/Aug 1952 is issue # 13 in the series. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A scientist who's jealous of a rival's new job and bride uses a strange new invention to get even, in a Harvey Kurtzman story. A blind person is the only one immune to an invading alien's hypnotic powers, with art by Harry Harrison and Wally Wood. Feldstein and Gaines examine the real-life "flying saucer" phenomenon that swept America in the 1950s. Classic cover by Al Feldstein. The Flying Saucer Invasion; The Meteor Monster; Experiment; The Micro Race!; Sands of Time; The Man Who Raced Time. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3(14)
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 3(14)
    Published Sep 1950 by EC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2073381002

    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Roald Dahl, Harvey Kurtzman, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kamen, Harry Harrison, Wally Wood and Al Feldstein. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 14. The issue pictured here, dated Sept/Oct 1950, although numbered 14, is the actual # 3 in the series. The one dated Sept/Oct 1952 is issue # 14 in the series. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A scientist learns that trees and plants can, in fact, scream, and gains a new perspective on yardwork in a Harvey Kurtzman story. An inventor's latest creation comes to him in a dream, with art by Harry Harrison and Wally Wood. Professor Holman tries to warn Earth's leaders that their latest bomb test will destroy the planet. Classic alien robots/A-bomb cover by Al Feldstein. Destruction of the Earth!; The Sounds From Another World!; Machine From Nowhere; The Eternal Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4(15)
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 4(15)
    Published Nov 1950 by EC.

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Harvey Kurtzman, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kamen, Graham Ingels and Al Feldstein. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 15. The issue pictured here, dated Nov/Dec 1950, although numbered 15, is the actual # 4 in the series. The one dated Nov/Dec 1952 is issue # 15 in the series. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. An atom-bomb test dooms a couple, but their orphaned son is mutated by radiation into a super-genius, in a story by Harvey Kurtzman. A couple ignores the old man's warning not to open the back door, in the only sci-fi story from EC horror legend Graham Ingels. An alien-invasion radio drama causes a mass panic with a twist ending, in a story by Al Feldstein. Panic!; The Radioactive Child!; House, in Time!; Gargantua! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 5
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    • Heavy tape on interior front cover.

    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Harvey Kurtzman, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kamen, Wally Wood, and Al Feldstein. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. Scientists wonder if a threat from another world would unite humanity's warring factions, then get the chance to find out, in a story by Harvey Kurtzman. Space travelers visit their war-ravaged homeworld to find nothing's changed, with art by Wally Wood. A time-travel murder mystery is so convoluted it needs its own explanatory diagram, which is included. Classic Al Feldstein atom bomb/space cover. Made of the Future!; Return; Progress; The Last War on Earth; The Man Who Was Killed in Time. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 6
    • 1.75" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Harvey Kurtzman, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kamen, Wally Wood, and Al Feldstein. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A bodybuilder gains super-strength from his scientist brother's device, but isn't prepared for the side effects, in a story by Harvey Kurtzman. A time-traveling scientist wants to save the Titanic and his parents, but creates a "12 Monkeys" effect instead, with art by Wally Wood. A harmless-looking flower found by astronauts on Venus becomes monstrous when brought back to Earth. Spawn of Venus; Man and Superman!; Dilemma; Sinking of the Titanic!; Divide and Conquer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 7

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Harvey Kurtzman, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kamen, Wally Wood, and Al Feldstein. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A man has an unhealthy reciprocal relationship with his Model T auto, in a story by Harvey Kurtzman. A communications glitch results in war between two planets, with tragic consequences for Earth, illustrated by Wally Wood. A scientist and his hillbilly brother capture a bloblike visitor from the fourth dimension. Classic Al Feldstein rocket/space cover. It Was the Monster From the Fourth Dimension; Something Missing!; Miracle!; …Gregory Had a Model-T!; The Aliens! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 8

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by George Roussos, Jack Kamen, Wally Wood and Al Feldstein. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. An astronaut floating in space recalls the murderous events that got him there, in a rare science fiction tale from artist George Roussos, featuring a classic EC twist ending. Explorers from Earth seeking new worlds to colonize discover their crew members mysteriously missing, with art by Wally Wood. Classic Al Feldstein rocket/alien cover. Seeds of Jupiter!; The Escape; Invasion!; Beyond Repair; The Probers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 9

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    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Jack Kamen, Wally Wood and George Olesen. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. Comics fan Freddy encounters a Martian in the woods near his home. Space explorers discover a derelict spacecraft full of human skeletons and a terrifying secret, with art by Wally Wood. In another Wood story, refugees from a war on Earth head into space to start society anew. Classic Wally Wood aliens vs. jet fighters cover was actually Woods first cover for EC. The Gray Cloud of Death!; The Martian Monster; Perchance to Sleep; The Invaders; The Slave of Evil! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 10
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2034202023
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    • 1.5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Jack Kamen, Wally Wood and Joe Orlando. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. Space explorers find a planet inhabited by tiny insect-like creatures, or so it seems. When space travelers land on a planet of beautiful women, it seems like it's too good to be true (and it is), with art by Wally Wood. In another Wood story decades ahead of its time, a scientist uses his sex-changing serum on his daughter's fiance, only to find she's outwitted him. Plus The EC "Artist of the Issue" featuring Al Feldstein. Classic Wally Wood aliens/spacemen cover. The Maidens Cried; Reducing Costs; Transformation Completed; The Planetoid! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 11

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Jack Kamen, Wally Wood and Joe Orlando. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. An artificial-intelligence program develops a crush on the female scientist who's developing it. An attempt to mine the moon ends disastrously, with art by Wally Wood. Raymond travels back in time and seeks the truth about his father's disappearance, with art by Joe Orlando. Plus The EC "Artist of the Issue" featuring Jack Kamen. Classic Al Feldstein rockets and outer space cover. The Conquerors of the Moon; Only Human; Why Papa Left Home; The Worm Turns! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 12
    • Cover detached. Tape on interior cover.

    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Jack Kamen, Wally Wood and Joe Orlando. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 12. The one dated March/April 1950 is issue # 1 in the series. The issue pictured here, dated March/April 1952, is the actual # 12 in the series. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A scientist reaches the upper atmosphere just in time to see the Earth destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. A space captain has no patience for pets, which turns out to be ironic, with art by Wally Wood. In another Wood story, a man builds a robot version of himself so he can cheat on his wife, but that doesn't work out as planned. Plus The EC "Artist of the Issue" featuring Wally Wood. Day-in-the-life space cover by Wood has his ultra-detailed backgrounds. A Goble is a Knogs Best Friend; The Last Man; The Android; Chewed Out! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 13

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    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Jack Kamen, Wally Wood and Joe Orlando. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 13. The one dated May/June 1950 is issue # 2 in the series. The issue pictured here, dated May/June 1952, is the actual # 13 in the series. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A scientist and his mistress decide to use a suspended-animation serum so they can be together in the future, but that future is farther away than they think. A space mission is endangered by a stowaway, in a Wally Wood story published before the similar science fiction classic "The Cold Equations." In another Wood story, a stranded space traveler on a primitive planet becomes a messianic figure. Science-fantasy cover by Wally Wood. A Weighty Decision; Saving for the Future; He Walked Among Us; Say Your Prayers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 14

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    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Wally Wood, Will Elder, Sid Check, and Joe Orlando. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 14. The one dated Sept/Oct 1950 is issue # 3 in the series. The issue pictured here, dated July/Aug 1952, is the actual # 14 in the series. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. Aliens planning an invasion pick the wrong Earthling to study for clues to the Earth's defensive technologies. Scientists discover the horrifying truth about why their cross-dimensional teleporter is fatal to cats, with art by Joe Orlando. A fourth-dimensional traveler dispenses his own brand of justice, with art by legendary MAD artist Will Elder. Classic spacemen on alien planet cover by Wally Wood. Therell be Some Changes Made; Inside Story; Warning!; Strategy; They Shall Inherit. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 15
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    • Near full length spine split.

    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Jack Kamen, and Joe Orlando. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 15. The one dated July/Aug 1950 is issue # 4 in the series. The issue pictured here, dated sept/oct 1952, is the actual # 15 in the series. (This issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover and 1970's copyright date (see E.C. Classic Reprints #2). 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.) EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. Lonely Melvin gets his own personal harem - just add water, featuring good-girl art by Jack Kamen. Cowboys are lured by a beautiful woman into a trap set by alien ranchers, with art by Joe Orlando. Scientists accidentally travel back in time, in Al Williamson's first Weird Science story. Plus The EC "Artist of the Issue" featuring Joe Orlando, which has a special meaning for fans of the original Watchmen. Cool dinosaur cover by Wally Wood. The Martians!; Captivity; Cunning!; Miscalculation; Bum Steer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 16

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    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Jerry De Fuccio, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Jack Kamen, and Joe Orlando. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A time traveler from the future helps a modern-day man with a convoluted cross-time murder plot. A man discovers the horrifying truth about the girl he left behind on an alien planet, with art by Al Williamson and some panels by Frank Frazetta. The classic flying saucer/aliens cover by Wally Wood actually inspired the Topps trading card series "Mars Attacks" and its subsequent spin-offs. Down to Earth; Space-Borne!; The Green Man; Given the Heir!; The Peoples Choice! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 17
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    • 3" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Ray Bradbury, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Larry Woromay, Jack Kamen, and Joe Orlando. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A lecture from Professor Dingle becomes a strange self-fulfilling prophecy. A Carl Denham-like promoter captures a strange creature on a remote island and brings it back to New York, but its alien cohorts are not amused, with art by Al Williamson. Plus An adaptation of a classic Ray Bradbury Martian story, The Long Years, and a letter from Bradbury himself in the letters column. Classic drooling aliens cover by Wally Wood. Plucked!; The Island Monster; Cargo of the Hesperus; Off Day!; The Long Years! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 18
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Ray Bradbury, Jerry De Fuccio, Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Roy Krenkel, Jack Kamen, and Joe Orlando. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. Space travelers discover the strange truth about a gigantic planet, with art by Al Williamson and Roy Krenkel. Martians take the shape of long-lost loved ones in an adaptation of a classic Ray Bradbury Martian story, Mars is Heaven, with art by Wally Wood. Plus an EC editorial urging readers to support the beleaguered publisher, and a note about Ray Bradbury adaptations. Classic atom bomb/flying saucer cover by Wally Wood. Mars Is Heaven!; Snap Ending!; Fever; The Parallel!; Disassembled! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 19
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    "The Precious Years" (art by Wally Wood); "The One Who Waits" (adapted from a Ray Bradbury story; art by Al Williamson with assistance from Frank Frazetta); "Right on the Button!" (art by Bill Elder); and "Keyed Up!" (art by Joe Orlando). One-page Bradbury biography. Classic horror in outer space cover by Wally Wood. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 20
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split (partially glued). Glue along spine anchoring back cover to first wrap.

    "The Loathsome" (art by Wally Wood); "50 Girls 50" (art by Al Williamson with Frank Frazetta and Roy Krenkel), "Surprise Package" (adapted from a story by Ray Bradbury, "Changeling"; art by Jack Kamen), and "The Reformers" (art by Joe Orlando). Wood cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 21
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Tear seals/reinforcement around staples. Burn mark in first few pages, slightly affects art.
    • Cover detached and re-adhered with tape.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2121217021
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    • Mold on bottom edge of a few pages, extra staple holes along spine (not manufacturing).
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    • 6" cumulative spine split, cover detached and adhered with pieces of tape.

    Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein appear in "EC Confidential" (art by Wally Wood), "Punishment Without Crime" (art by Jack Kamen), "Two's Company" (art by Al Williamson with Frank Frazetta), and "The Ugly One" (art by Joe Orlando). Wood cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 22
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Centerfold detached.

    Final issue of the series (becomes Weird Science-Fantasy). "A New Beginning" (art by Al Williamson, with assistance from Frank Frazetta, Roy Krenkel, and Bernard Krigstein), "The Headhunters" (art by George Evans), "My World" (the classic story by Wally Wood), and "Outcast of the Stars" (adapted from the story by Ray Bradbury; art by Joe Orlando). Wood cover. Cover price $0.10.