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Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 1
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0340807001

    Stories by John Michel, Henry Kuttner (credited as E. J. Bellin), Donald A Wolheim (credited as W. Malcolm White), and Gardner Fox. Art by Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino, Jon Small and John Giunta. Cover by Gene Fawcette. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. An adventure of Kenton of the Star Patrol; A ghost tells the strange tale of the bottle that gave him wealth and then caused his death; Crom the Barbarian battles a giant spider. War of the Marsh-Men; Kenton of the Star Patrol: The Corsairs from the Coalsack; Dead Mans Tale!; Crom the Barbarian: The Spider God of Akka! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 2
    • 5" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • No front or back cover.

    Stories by Donald A Wolheim (credited as W. Malcolm White), and Gardner Fox. Art by Wally Wood, Joe Orlando, Walter Palais, Richard Case, Manny Stallman and John Giunta. Cover by Gene Fawcette. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. The strange tale of the leopard cult of Africa; Modern-day explorers discover a lost world of Vikings, including the beautiful Dara and the evil Cyngar; Crom the Barbarian battles a giant named Balthar to save Ophir's caravans. This issue was mentioned in Werthams Seduction of the Innocent as an example of the "injury-to-the-eye motif," probably for a scene in "The Giant from Beyond." The Leopard Men; Dara of the Vikings; Crom the Barbarian: The Giant from Beyond; The Weapon Out of Time; Octopus-Kings of the Lost Planet! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 3
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($45.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #0059489001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($13.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0290340003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.60) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Centerfold detached at single center staple. Staple rust/migration.

    Art by Wally Wood, Joe Orlando, Sid Greene, Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Wally Wood, Roy Krenkel, and Howard Larsen. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. Kenton Of The Star Patrol goes undercover as a convict in a prison mine on Saturn's moon Titan; A modern-day woman becomes a tribal flame goddess, but first she must sacrifice the man she loves; A story illustrated by four legendary artists, Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Wally Wood, and Roy Krenkel; Garth fights on a deadly human chessboard in a Malu the Slave Girl story originally intended for the never-published Slave Girl Comics (1949) #3. Also featuring a dynamic contents page illustrated by Wally Wood and Joe Orlando on the inside front cover. The Princess of the Past; The Flame Goddess; The Invasion from the Abyss; The Alien Raiders! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4A
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 4A

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    First printing cover by Wally Wood. Art by Wally Wood, Joe Orlando, Raphael Astarita, Charles Sultan, and George Tuska. The variant is the Canadian edition, Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) Canadian Edition. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. Kenton Of The Star Patrol confronts the beautiful Myrza, queen of the space vampires; Jac Hartt battles alien spies with the power of invisibility; Adventurers find a lost kingdom full of dinosaurs, cavemen and a girl wearing leopard skins. Also featuring an action-packed contents page illustrated by Wally Wood on the inside front cover, and a vivid Wood cover that practically leaps off the page. The Vampires of the Void; The Lost Kingdom of Athala; The Curse of Ahmen Ra; A Nation Is Born; The Enchanted Dagger! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 5

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    Art by Wally Wood, Joe Orlando, Norman Nodel; John Rosenberger, Werner Roth, Ed Goldfarb, and Gene Fawcette. Cover by Wally Wood and Joe Orlando. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. The women warriors of Mimas, a moon of Jupiter, act as space sirens to lure unsuspecting spaceships to their doom; Space banditos from a rogue asteroid plot to steal the Earth itself; A robot gains a glimmering of humanity when he tries to save a lovely woman. Also featuring a gorgeous contents page illustrated by Wally Wood and Joe Orlando on the inside front cover, and another superb Wood cover featuring a ravenous alien, a beautiful woman in shimmering gossamer, and a dashing space hero. Sirens of Space!; End of His Service!; Shining Sands of Death!; The Abduction of Earth! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 6
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split with front cover attached with glue.

    Featuring a memorable science fiction cover by Joe Orlando and Wally Wood. Plus Everett Raymond Kinstler art in the 6-page Kenton of the Star Patrol story, "The Monster-Men of Space!", and a 3-page Kinstler titled "Death Claims an Enemy." Kinstler also draws the inside front cover. All the art in this issue is impressive. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 7
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Restored: A1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, cover reinforced.
    • Label #0359117016

    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, Norman Nodel, Michael Becker, Vince Alascia, and Gene Fawcette. Cover by Mort Lawrence. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. A mutant with strange powers only wants to use them for good, but the world doesnt understand; An Earth soldier defends a space station from a Venusian invasion; A woman marooned on a distant planet is worshipped as a goddess, until other humans show up. Also featuring an epic contents page illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover. Space-Gods of Planetoid 50; Sabotage on Space Station 1; The Man Who Fought the World!; The Space Monster of Eros; Man-Trap! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 8

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    Strange Worlds intro by Everett Raymond Kinstler. The Metal Murderer!, art by Harry Lazarus. Death on the Earth-Mars Run!, art by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Is There Life on Earth? text story. The Abduction of Henry Twigg, art by Joe Kubert. The Land Within! text story. The Thing on the Broken Balcony!, art by Alvin C. Hollingsworth. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 9
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Pieces of tape on interior spine.

    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, Syd Shores, Michael Becker, Vince Alascia, and Gene Fawcette. Cover by Gene Fawcette. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. A man discovers by robots in the fourth dimension that are holding humans captive; Space agent Mike Gordon is assigned to rescue the daughter of Earths president from a space bandit; Space criminals are mutated by the planetoid they use as a hideout. Also featuring the finest contents page yet, illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover. The Radium Monsters; Mystery of Asteroid 9; World of the Monster Brain!; Ransom — One Million Decimars!; Interplanetary Safari; Revenge at Callisto Orbit. Issues #10 through #17 were not published. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 18
    • 1 1/2" Spine tear.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1994356011
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.03) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Tarrano Strikes--Attack on Planet Mars, pencils by Joe Kubert, inks by Vince Alascia. Princess of the Electronized Tower--Attack on Planet Mars, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Vince Alascia. Space-Thief text story. Fugitive From the Warlord--Attack on Planet Mars, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Vince Alascia. Welcome Home text story. Attack On Mars, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Vince Alascia. Hero of the Venus Flyer!, art by Gene Fawcett. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 19

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    Stories by Walter Gibson and others. Art by Gene Fawcette, and Gerald McCann. Tales of science fiction, fantasy and horror. A reprint of Robotmen of the Lost Planet (1952) #1. In the future, humans build robots to do every task for them, and fall into lives of pampered leisure. But when the robots rebel, the human race is helpless to stop them from taking over the Earth. The story was written by Walter Gibson, best known as the author of The Shadows pulp adventures (under the name Maxwell Grant). Robotmen of the Lost Planet; The Man of the Future!; Cargo from Mars. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 20

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    Wally Wood cover (reprinting U.S. Paratroopers 1). Behind Enemy Lines! starring Sgt. Dana; The paratroopers save a bridge and take out a power station. Dangerous Mission!; Sgt Dana and his team of three go on a mission to rescue an atomic scientist from a Korean prisoner of war camp. Parachute Open! text story starring the Royal Air Force. Medal Of Honor!; a soldier posthumously receives a medal of honor, but is actually alive to receive it later. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 21

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    Stories by Chu F. Hing and others. Art by Chu F. Hing and others. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Strange Worlds, formerly a science fiction title, continues in the Comics Code era as a war comic, reprinting stories from U.S. Tank Commandos (1952) #1. A Korean super-tank is piloted by a beautiful and deadly female commander; A deadly new tank is more beast than machine; Capt. Vic Storm leads his unit on a suicide mission. The Test of the U. S. Tank Commandos; The Battle of the Iron Monsters!; Truth Not Fancy: Pony Express; Charlton's Choice; Death Trap; Will Rogers A Great American; Invasion From Nowhere. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 22
    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic. Over-spray. Oxidation.

    Art by Louis Ravielli, Vince Alascia, Mel Keefer, and Gene Fawcette. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Strange Worlds, formerly a science fiction title, continues in the Comics Code era as a war comic, reprinting stories from US Marines in Action (1952) #2. A Marine task force undertakes an impossible mission to the Korean shore; A mismatched duo finds unexpected danger on a mission behind enemy lines; A reckless pilot endangers his unit to win a contest with his brother, also a hotshot pilot. Also featuring another fine cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Operation Boomerang; Candidate For A Firing Squad; The Picture of Doom; Glory Sky-Ace; Death Trap; Submarine Fighters. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.