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Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) comic books

  • Issue #5
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 5
    • 1" cumulative spine split, cover oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1394088006
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    Cover by Joe Maneely. "The Little Black Box!", art by Dick Ayers; A ruthless business man receives a small black box in the mail and thinks about how he has no friends and that it could be sent from an enemy who wishes him harm. "Strange Rescue" text story. "The Prisoner!", art by Art Peddy; When Aladdin's genie is freed by a communist who wishes for more powerful weapons than the United States and vast armies to conquer the free world, the genie voluntarily returns to his imprisonment inside the lamp. "Uncle Ed and the Men from Space," art by Bill LaCava; A kid with an uncle who is constantly bluffing about how good of a hunter he is meets up with Martians who attempt to bluff them, but the humans call their bluff. "Magic Words!", art by Russ Heath. "Man of Mystery," art by Syd Shores. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 6

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "The Illusion!", art by Bill Benulis; The last survivor on Earth after a comet impact begins to hallucinate other people are still alive. "The Baton" text story, art by Robert McCarty. "The Totem!", art by Bill Everett; Greedy men take a boat to Alaska where they hope to steal a totem which they think is made of gold, but it turns out to consist of yellow creatures which shrink them and force the leader to assume bottom place on the totem. "Power!", art by Ed Winiarski; A coven track down a hillbilly they claim possesses the sorcerer's wand, but are dismayed when they discover the man is too lazy to want to apply himself to committing evil mischief. "I Dare You to Look!", script by Carl Wesslers, art by Robert Q. Sale. "The Third Arm!", art by Paul Reinman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 7
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  • Issue #8
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 8

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  • Issue #9
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 9
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    • 5 1/4" tear on two interior pages, does not affect readability.

    "Breaking Through the Time Barrier" (art by Joe Sinnott), "Nightmare" (art by John Forte), "Look To the Stars," "The Unknown Man" (art by Mac L. Pakula), "Flight From Mars," "The Man Who Knew," and a two-page text story, "Those Who Wish." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 10
    • Cover detached.

    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. "The Weeds," art by Mort Meskin; Sailors enter the Sargasso sea and find that the seaweed there prolongs life and slows awareness of time when eaten because, when a hurricane develops and they are able to take advantage of the winds to leave the small island that they were marooned on, they come back to a futuristic port many years after they started. "In the Shadows," art by Reed Crandall; When a man gets in a plane crash, a creature from another dimension offers to heal his wounds if he will love it; He agrees, but he notices odd things about the woman over time and she admits to him that she is not human; She begs him to forget what she has told him. "Flee for Your Life!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Paul Hodge; When a Martian father tells his son that things are bad on Mars, he tries to get an Earth couple to adopt him, but they realize he is a Martian and plan to turn him over to authorities; The boy flees, and spends years as a thief just to get by. "The Secret of the Black Forest," script by Carl Wessler, inks by Angelo Torres; A visitor from Jupiter finds the humans ungrateful to him when he attempts to build them modern domiciles. "Genius for Trouble" text story, art by John Tartaglione. "The Crisis!", art by Vic Carrabotta. "The Long Sleep!", art by John Forte; A scientist looks down on the laborer that he has construct his suspended animation cabinet, but after awaking one thousand years in the future, he finds that he has only enough mental capacity for manual labor and comes to be content with his place in society. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 11
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    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. "The Professor's Prisoner," art by Herb Familton; A scientist holds a microscopic man prisoner. "The Decoy," art by Bernard Baily; A PT boat lands on an Pacific island inhabited by aliens. "The Vault Opens," art by Pete Morisi; Spacefarers from three Earth nations learn brotherhood on Mars. "He Can't Stop Looking," art by Robert Sale; A man searches for Aladdin's Lamp. "The Tree" text story. "The Mouse That Saved the World!", art by Hy Fleishman; A scientist develops a device to the stop the earth's rotation. "Someone is Listening!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Bill Draut; An electrician invents a telepathy radio. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 12
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    Cover art by Bill Everett. "The Changeling," art by John Forte; The mayor and three children devise a scheme to cheat an old man out of his property. "The Secret of the Graveyard!", art by Herb Familton; Two hunters find out that the elephant's graveyard is a cave with a quicksand floor. "Pouf!" text story. "The Blank!", art by Angelo Torres; A man from the future comes back in time to prevent a scientist from conducting an experiment that will have the unforeseen consequence of sterilizing the soil. "What the Mirror Revealed!", script by Carl Wessler, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel; A man invents a time mirror to display the past events of the person who looks into it; He pretends to be selfish so that a girl who is infatuated with him will profess her love to the self-sacrificing, but poor man he has challenged to look into the mirror. "They Can't Resist!", art by Manny Stallman; An alien from Ganymede gives a disk to a man hoping his curiosity will cause him to trigger a release of gas from the disk when he looks at it which will allow the aliens to invade easily, but the man tosses the disk into the river as he is blind. "Fear Follows Fenton," script by Carl Wessler, art by Mac Pakula; When a detective falls into a coma, the fugitive that he has been assigned to apprehend finds that he cannot elude the man; The police chief is happy when the fugitive is delivered over to him and then shocked to find the detective just recovering from his coma. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 13

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    "The One Who Watches" (art by Gene Colan), "The Black Beard" (art by Gray Morrow), "When the Yogi Speaks," "The Most Dangerous Man in the World" (art by Robert Q. Sale), "The Strange Seed," "Tachzillo the Terrible," and a two-page text story, "The Secret of the Saucers." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 14
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 4-1/2" cumulative spine split.
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    Cover art by Bill Everett. "Beware... A Martian," script by Carl Wessler, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Ralph Mayo; In 1968 a bigot attempts hate crimes against a Martian who has fled war-torn Mars to live on Earth in peace. "Someone is in the Trunk," script by Carl Wessler, art by Dick Ayers; A thief in a rooming house gets a psychologist as a roommate who sets a trap for him by placing a mirror in the bottom of a trunk to plague the thief's guilty conscience with his own reflection. "When His World Vanished," art by Robert Q. Sale; When a man hits-and-runs a little boy, the boy's uncle gets revenge by giving the man a pill which erases him from existence. "All Through the Night," script by Carl Wessler, art by Tony DiPreta; A man finds that the people he is familiar with have all been replaced by strangers. "Surprise for the Audience" text story. "Child's Play!", art by John Tartaglione; A man with a self-inflated ego takes several years to assemble found parts, creating a materializer which brings forth a resident of the fourth dimension. "Inside the Hidden Well!", art by Doug Wildey; In Africa, during WWII, a German soldier finds the well where Achilles' mother bathed him and so becomes invulnerable to bullets and steals the American soldiers' food who had found him wandering dazed in the desert; They open up on him and one of the bullets glances off his heal, killing him, because that is where the American medic had placed a bandage over a boot blister. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 15
    • 4" cumulative spine split, centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "Doomsday!"; When a crook finds gold outside of a Gypsy camp he tells them a story about a large meteor landing nearby soon in order to get them to leave. "The Liquid of Life!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Richard Doxsee; A diver finds the fountain of youth in an undersea city, but when he drinks the water, he finds can no longer breathe air and must remain in the sea. "The Man Who Forgot," art by Sol Brodsky; This story postulates that Robinson Crusoe was a time traveler from the future who was using a defective machine and got stranded. "The Sinister Suit," art by Bernie Krigstein; When a tramp picks up a suit from a murdered man, he dreams of the events which led up to his death and so leads the police to the body. "The Weight of the World" text story, art by John Tartaglione. "I Went Inside the Hidden World!", art by William Weltman; A night watchman who works for a research lab observes a diamond through a microscope in a tiny world that scientists have developed a transportation device for; He goes to the world and swipes the diamond. "The Terrible Timepiece!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Paul Reinman; A thief steals a watch that can halt gravity; He tries to sell it to communists who test it out by flying a bomber over an enemy capital. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 16
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic. Oxidation and brittleness.
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple, cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Fred Kida. "The Eighth Wonder of the World," art by Richard Doxsee; Four conmen come up with an idea to dig up a giant that they plant in the earth and exhibit it to make money but they disturb a real giant with their scheme. "Only One Returned," art by John Forte; Two men descend into a cave shaft and one plots to dispose of the other so that he can marry his girlfriend; He cuts the rope and the other man falls into the river. "The Swami's Secret," art by Bob Bean; A mind-reading swami is undone when he comes across an individual he believes is an alien preparing to invade; He signs a confession to the police that he has been swindling wealthy clients for years but thinks the occasion is important enough to reveal his secret ability. "The Second-Hand Man!", art by Ed Winiarski; When a law-abiding man buys a used car that had belonged to an executed gangster, he finds himself behaving in reckless and aggressive ways. "The Missing Tooth" text story. "The Missing Sun," script by Carl Wessler, art by Matt Fox; A giant insect blots out Earth's sun and even more giant creatures save Earth by getting the insect to leave. "Bewitched!", art by Bob Powell; The book of Genda, a yogi fanatic, holds a town paralyzed until a man's glasses slip off his face and light magnified through one of the lenses burns up the pages. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.