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Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) comic books

  • Issue #30
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 30

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias, Vic Donahue and Rudy Palais. The former superhero comic Black Cat becomes one of the mainstays of Harvey's notorious pre-Code horror lineup. Two men dare to enter the forest of horror and discover the terrifying truth about the land beyond. A strange little man leads Betty to a house where her dead husband Mark is somehow still alive, but things go from bad to worse. The family of Robert Lupine suspects he's the werewolf that's stalking the moors. Former series star Black Cat appears on the cover only. Gateway To Death; The Thing From the Grave; The Werewolf Must Kill; Black Cat's Encyclopedia of Superstition; Weird Facts; Mysteries of the Heavens; Horror After Death; Powers of the Unknown. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 31

    Stories and art by Manny Stallman and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A strange old woman sells roses dripping with blood that drive the buyer to madness and murder. A cane that glows in the night means death for someone, but its horrible tapping serves as a warning of its approach. Legendary pirate Harry Main lures ships to their doom on the Ipswich Shoals, but the souls of the dead get their revenge. Bloody Red Rose; The Thing; The Tapping Doom; Ghost Town; Black Cats Encyclopedia of Superstition; Trapped!; The Sea Witch of Sandy Hook; The Sleepwalking Killer; Ghosts That Never Rest: The Devil-Doomed Sand-Man!; Weird Facts. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 32

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A cursed suit causes the fellow who wears it to decompose into a living skeleton. A man who wants to live in a tomb is put on trial by a ghostly jury. In a truly strange story like a 1950s B-movie, a mad scientist creates an octopus-man and sends it on a murderous rampage across the city. Bondage cover by an unknown artist has a little bit of everything. Baron of Death; Satans Suit; Deadly Acres; Arms of Doom. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 33
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488675018

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Tom Hickey, Vic Donahue and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A ship docks at a port ravaged by the dreaded Gray Plague. The 13th green of a haunted golf course is the site of a player's death, and now his spirit won't let anyone else play through. A death-row inmate insists on his innocence. This issue was mentioned in the British anti-comics classic Parade of Pleasure. Electrocution cover by Lee Elias. Corpses From The Sea; Army of Scorpions; Ghost Train; Horror In The Stone Age; The Red Death; Grave On The Green; Vat of Death!; Man-Made Monster. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 34
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0338510004

    "Jack of Horror" (script and pencils by Bob Powell, inks by Howard Nostrand); "Shadows on the Tomb" (pencils by Joe Certa); "Hand of the Yogi" (pencils by Rudy Palais); "Halloween Nightmare" (pencils by Manny Stallman). Three pages worth of text stories and filler, "Satan's Seal," Monster Lore," "The Return of the Mummies," and "The Mark of the Vampire." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 35

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Joe Certa, John Giunta, Vic Donahue and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. In the far future year of 3052, atomic rays transform The Last Man on Earth into a horrible monster. Castaways in an Asian desert discover a lost city of the living dead. A peasant makes a deal with the devil to win a woman's hand. The Last Man on Earth; Forbidden Room!; Man Against Beast; Strange Superstitions; Marching Zombies; The Case of the Tell-Tale Shoes; Trick the Devil! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 36
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    • 3" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Joe Certa, and Manny Stallman. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A Frankenstein-like monster protects young Donnie from zombies at the cost of its own life. Treasure hunters encounter zombies in the Louisiana swamps. The last man on Earth, a horrible radioactive mutant, travels back in time to settle a score with the people of 1952. This issue was mentioned in the text of the anti-comics classic Seduction of the Innocent, pp. 270-271. Battle of the Monsters; Rotting Demons; Dimension Death; Deaths Garden; The Last Man Returns; Whip of Death!; Carnival of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 37

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    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Warren Kremer, Don Perlin, Abe Simon, Joe Certa and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A jealous scientist murders his rival and is soon haunted by horrible moth-creatures. Beautiful Carmela dreams that her murdered lover Tony returns to seek his killer. The new owners of a ranch discover it is haunted by ghostly horsemen. Terrific zombie/ghost cover by Warren Kremer. The Moth; Kill No More; Doom Ranch; The Clock Struck Doom; The Bowels of Death!; Terror of Time!; Unknown Worlds; Lost!; Room of the Past! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 38
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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Joe Certa, Moe Marcus, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Vic Donahue and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. An ordinary couple watches helplessly as a witch battles a monster. Green gloves possess a man's mind and turn him into a ravening killer. Stranded travelers take refuge in an inn, and discover the dark secret of the inn-keeper (hint: it rhymes with "Hannibal"). Fools Gold; Blood of A Witch; Death Snaps A Picture; Drink of Doom; Wheel of Horror; Death Wears Green; He. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 39

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Joe Certa, Warren Kremer, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Vic Donahue and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A witch returns from the grave after 300 years, bent on revenge. A painting made with a murder victim's blood contains evil magic that backfires on the painter. A mad taxidermist creates the world's worst gorilla suit. This issue was mentioned in the text of the anti-comics classic Seduction of the Innocent, pp. 386-388. The Ape Man; Voodoo; The Witch Killer; The Evil Eye; The Stranger; The Body Maker; Hoof Beats of Death; Portrait in Blood. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 40
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Abe Simon, Moe Marcus, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A couple visits an ancestral castle in Scotland, only to find an old curse awaiting them. A gigantic, man-eating monster emerges in search of human flesh. A man dying of the heat in a jungle discovers that things can always get worse. Also featuring a strange vintage ad: "Fly Like a Bird with Wings Made from the Original Sketch of Leonardo Da Vinci!" Curse Castle; Dont Share My Coffin; Demons of the Sun; Doomsday; Maelstrom; The Mist. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 41

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Abe Simon, Moe Marcus, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and Al Eadeh. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. Unkillable monsters emerge from a mysterious hidden room. A man insists on living with the dead. A killer encounters a monstrous batlike beast. Also featuring a strange vintage ad: "Fly Like a Bird with Wings Made from the Original Sketch of Leonardo Da Vinci!" The Room of Mystery; Inferno; Ishtar and Tammuz; The Beast of Doom; Path To Death; Live Mans Funeral. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 42

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    Stories and art by Joe Certa, Abe Simon, Moe Marcus, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and Al Eadeh. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A mask is created from a synthetic rubber that has strange new properties. A mathematician's formula contacts the 4th dimension, drawing the attention of the evil creatures that live there. Undersea explorers encounter a beautiful woman - or is it a shape-shifting octopus-like sea monster? Kiss of Doom; Next Attraction - Death; The Visitor; Mask of the Murderer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 43

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Moe Marcus, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and Warren Kremer. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. An American in India wants to murder his native wife, but her pet panther protects her. A chess-lover kills for a special chess set, then is forced to play chess with Death. A sailor is tried for abandoning a sinking ship by the ghosts of his crew. My Husband The Cat; Truth Is Stranger; Devil Drums; The Rage in Suspense; Black Knight; Saucer; Weird Facts; Eternity! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 44

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Joe Certa, and Jack Sparling. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A witch offers to provide a man's fondest wish: to understand the true nature of evil. An escaped convict meets mysterious hooded figures in a cemetery, but he should have kept running. A young couple is taken captive aboard the ship of the damned called the Satana. Excursion; Oil; Destiny; Search for Evil! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 45

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    Cover by Howard Nostrand. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, and Joe Certa. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A man hypersensitive to color is driven to murder for a cure, in a creative, oft-reprinted story. A boxer regains his confidence in the ring after drinking a mysterious potion. Also, superstitions about birds and animals from around the primitive world. Terrific pre-psychedelic cover by Howard Nostrand. Colorama; Lynch Mob; Knockout; I.O.U. One Body! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 46

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Manny Stallman and John Giunta. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A scientist is determined to make a great discovery if it kills him. A fortune-teller's prediction drives an ordinary man to madness and murder. In another offbeat story, a disc jockey is so obnoxious that visitors from another world take him off the air. What Was the Discovery; Expedition; Weird Facts; The Blonde Man; Disc Jockey; Portrait of Murder; Your Dreams; Insomnia! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 47
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1296582018
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Manny Stallman and Joe Certa. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A scientist tries to convince future Earth of the folly of shooting convicted criminals into space. A prisoner gets a chance to escape his cruel captors, or so he thinks. A dark spoof of the movie High Noon, an experiment in the Mad-style humor that resulted in Harvey's short-lived comic Flip. Supreme Penalty; Low Noon; Torture; Regent 3! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 48
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    • Staple rust/migration.

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Manny Stallman and Jack Sparling. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A killer is followed by the corpse of his murder victim. An ambitious woman is embarrassed for people to learn that her husband is an exterminator. A man's obsession over blood can't possibly end well. The Lonely; The Nick of Time; Terror Tricks; Les Miserables; Pest Control; The Game; Dream Or Nightmare?; River of Blood. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 49
    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case
    • Label #0252845006

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, John Giunta and Joe Certa. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. Henpecked Abner contends with his domineering wife over their shared bathroom, until one day Abner just snaps. A dark spoof of The Three Musketeers finds the sinister Milady with a secret advantage against the heroes. A harried businessman is tormented by letters from Death, promising an impending meeting. Clean As a Whistle; The Three Musketeers; Paranoia; A Promise Kept. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 50

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Manny Stallman, John Giunta Joe Certa, John Belfi, Sid Check and Frank Frazetta. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A man is stealing corpses form the cemetery, and the townspeople want to know why. A dark spoof of the movie Mogambo, an experiment in the Mad-style humor that resulted in Harvey's short-lived comic Flip. A mysterious visitor to a small town has plans of revenge against the town elders, in a story with early inking assists by fantasy art legend Frank Frazetta. Notorious pre-Code cover by Lee Elias, showing a man's face and hands burning away, is one of the most famous of the era. The King Is Dead; The Artificial Sky; Occupation; Moe Gambo; White Heat; And Still Champion; Torture!; Here Today…. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 51

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Nat Barnett, Mort Meskin, and Joe Certa. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. Blue-haired femme fatale Cambria lures worker Steve into killing her father, so they can take over the mill that makes curiously pink flour. A dark spoof of the movie Come Back, Little Sheba, an experiment in the Mad-style humor that was originally intended for the third issue of Harvey's short-lived comic Flip. Gangster Rudy cons boxer Punchy into dangerous fights so he can win bets, but he didn't bet on Punchy finding out. The Old Mill Scream; The Wrong Way; Come Back Bathsheba; Punch & Rudy; Your Dreams Mean; Greek Mythology; One, Two, Tree; Switcheroo. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 52
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 3" cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Rudy Palais, Manny Stallman, and Joe Certa. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. Sarah's uncle brings a macabre trophy back from India - a severed hand that grants wishes, in a pastiche of the horror classic "The Monkey's Paw." A wife-killer is pursued by the corpse of his victim. Halloween partiers are forced into a macabre scavenger hunt by a strange creature. Plus a vintage ad for a "Savage Australian Boomerang." Hand of the Yogi; Jack of Horror; Halloween Nightmare; Shadows on the Tomb; The Return of the Mummies; Mark of the Vampires. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 53

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Joe Certa, John Giunta, Vic Donahue and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. In the far future year of 3052, atomic rays transform The Last Man on Earth into a horrible monster. Castaways in an Asian desert discover a lost city of the living dead. A peasant makes a deal with the devil to win a woman's hand. The Last Man on Earth; Forbidden Room!; Man Against Beast; Strange Superstitions; Marching Zombies; The Case of the Tell-Tale Shoes; Trick the Devil! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 54

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Joe Certa, John Giunta, Vic Donahue and Rudy Palais. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery briefly restores its superhero star and her Code-friendly adventures. (The official title is Black Cat Western Mystery, but superhero Black Cat is featured on the cover, as if to confirm this is anything but a horror comic.) Black Cat and Rick battle diamond smugglers while shooting a Western on location. A Groucho-like movie comedian makes trouble for Rick and Linda on set. Linda suspects her jealous co-star Calico is trying to get her killed in an on-set accident. The Golden Guns; Lost; Room of the Past!; Double Trouble; Mountain Terror. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 55

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias and others. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery briefly restores its superhero star and her Code-friendly adventures. (Official title is Black Cat Western Mystery, but superhero Black Cat is featured on the cover, just to confirm this is anything but a horror comic.) When a horse on a Hollywood set is revealed to be stolen, Black Cat investigates. Linda dreams that her alter ego Black Cat takes her place on a date with Rick. A misunderstanding over a borrowed Oscar gets Linda involved in a mix-up with screen legend Bob Hope. First issue to feature the Comics Code seal on the cover. Oil Well Menace!; Justice Avenged; A Day with Linda Turner: The Borrowed Oscar!; A Day with the Black Cat; Terror Rides the Highways; The Underwater Plot. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 56

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias and others. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery briefly restores its superhero star and her Code-friendly adventures. (Official title is Black Cat Western Mystery, but superhero Black Cat is featured on the cover, just to confirm this is anything but a horror comic.) In a Scooby Doo-style plot, Linda's film crew encounters ghosts in an abandoned gold mine, but they're actually crooks trying to scare the crew away from hidden gold. Linda encounters danger and drama among the lumberjacks while shooting a film on location in the Northwest. Black Cat tries to protect a film crew shooting a Perils of Pauline-style cliffhanger. The Ghost Town Terror; Blind Fury; Big Wood's Death; Perils of Linda Turner. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 57

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Bob Powell, John Giunta, Howard Nostrand and Mort Meskin. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery transitions into a kid-friendly weird fantasy book. A man who loves flowers and plants gets very upset when someone starts picking flowers. A strange story addresses a "typical" 1956 American and his reliance on machines. A diver discovers the secrets of an underwater city, in a story with great art by Howard Nostrand. Fun cover by comics legend Jack Kirby has some unique fish-creatures. Pushin Up Daisies; Twentieth Century Man; Underwater; The World of Mr. Chat. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 58

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery becomes kid-friendly Black Cat Mystic. This issue was entirely done by the Simon-Kirby team (all art by Kirby) to take the magazine in an new direction, telling fantasy stories in the trademark Kirby style. This issue introduces Mister Zimmer, a ghost who tells two eager children spooky stories - but not spooky enough to violate the new Comics Code. An 11-year-old boy investigating a crash site meets a robot. Read to Us, Mr. Zimmer; Mystery Vision; Gizmo; Help. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 59

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery becomes kid-friendly Black Cat Mystic. This issue was entirely done by the Simon-Kirby team, telling fantasy stories in the trademark Kirby style. A mutant is feared and hated by the rest of humankind, in a Kirby story that predates the X-Men by a decade. A gigantic, ancient stone sculpture reveals dark secrets about the past of planet Earth. Ghostly storyteller Mr. Zimmer encounters another, hostile ghost. Today I Am a—?; The Genius; A Weemer is the Best of All!; The Great Stone Face!; Yearning; Take Off, Mr. Zimmer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 60

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    Cover by Joe Simon. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery becomes kid-friendly Black Cat Mystic. This issue was entirely done by the Simon-Kirby team, telling fantasy stories in the trademark Kirby style. Two hobos run afoul of a sinister hypnotist. A woman discovers evidence of America long before Columbus. A scientist creates a formula that can give a human the proportionate strength of...an ant. A Snap of the Fingers; The Woman Who Discovered America; A Town Full of Babies; The Ant Extract; Shadow Brother. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 61

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, and Joe Certa. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery becomes kid-friendly Black Cat Mystic. This issue features stories from Black Cat #45, altered to comply with the Comics Code. A man hypersensitive to color is driven to murder for a cure, in a creative, oft-reprinted story. A boxer regains his confidence in the ring after drinking a mysterious potion. Also, superstitions about birds and animals from around the primitive world. Colorama; Lynch Mob; Knockout; I.O.U. One Body. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 62
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Ernest Schroeder and Doug Wildey. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery becomes kid-friendly Black Cat Mystic. A man hunting a UFO learns it's actually a giant creature, not a ship. In the future, a starship captain refuses to believe he's too old to fly. A detective pursuing a suspect in India learns exactly where those levitating ropes go in the classic rope trick. Blue Fire; The Has-Been; Rope Trick; The Man Who Never Smiled; The Last Man On Earth. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 63
    • 2" spine separation from top.

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias and Bob Haney. As the Silver Age gets going, Harvey revives former horror/western/sci-fi comic Black Cat and its original star, an early female superhero Black Cat's teen sidekick Kit is introduced. The mad arsonist (with a cool costume) called The Fire Bug burns down a circus, killing trapeze artists the Flying Westons. Black Cat saves their son Kit, who joins her in tracking down Fire Bug. Cunning master criminal The Sceptre mocks both police and Black Cat. Who Is the Black Cat?; Flames Over Hollywood; Judo Tricks; The Black Cat Adopts a Kitten; A Day In the Life of Linda Turner; The Warrior; The Crimson Raider; Mistaken Identity; Jungle Danger; The Farewell Note; Perils of Linda Turner; Obviously, the Sceptre. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #64
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 64

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias and Bob Haney. As the Silver Age gets going, Harvey revives former horror/western/sci-fi comic Black Cat and its original star, an early female superhero. At the circus, Linda springs into action as Black Cat when Rick is captured by killer clowns working for the evil Dr. Zant. A day-in-the-life story features Linda Turner making a jungle movie in an outfit similar to jungle hero Sheena. While filming on location as Linda, Black Cat learns that drug smugglers have taken over a tropical island. Ghost of Blasco; Linda Turner Goes to a Party; Judo Tricks; Fangs of Terror; A Day In the Life of Linda Turner; Skull Island Beasts; The Circus Vandals; A Day With the Black Cat; The Fighting Bulls; Guns Speak Loudly; Island of Perils. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #65
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 65
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias and Bob Haney. As the Silver Age gets going, Harvey revives former horror/western/sci-fi comic Black Cat and its original star, an early female superhero. While tracking a jewel-thieving ex-vaudeville clown through Hollywood, Black Cat encounters Hollywood legends Lucille Ball, Humphrey Bogart, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. The Black Cat matches wits with Mago the Magician, in a story possibly written by early female comics writers Blanche Carlin or Bev Suser, and featuring cameos by Hollywood legends Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra and Red Skelton. A spurned actress seeks revenge in another tale full of star cameos, including Cary Grant, Bette Davis, Judy Garland and Jean Harlow. Black Magic; Native Uprising; Judo Tricks; Sun Valley Treachery; How Good a Detective Are You?; The Queen of Cats; Funny Business at the Fair; The Phony Crusade; Crimson Madness. Final issue of the series, after 17 years and seven changes in format/genre. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.