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Rocket to the Moon (1951) comic books

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    Rocket to the Moon (1951) 0
    • Near full length spine split. Cover detached.

    Stories by Walter Gibson and Otis Adelbert Kline. Art by Charles Nicholas and Joe Orlando. Cover by Joe Orlando. A science-fiction tale based on the novel "Maza of the Moon" by Otis Adelbert Kline. An American inventor becomes the first human to land an object on the moon, by firing a giant space-gun at it. To his surprise, the people of the moon fire back. When he visits the satellite, he becomes caught up in the conflict between two warring peoples, one of which is ruled by a beautiful moon-princess. The story was written by Walter Gibson, best known as the author of The Shadows pulp adventures (under the name Maxwell Grant). Also featuring a Flash Harper backup story, and a classic space-opera cover by Joe Orlando. Rocket to the Moon; The Death Doll! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.