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Mysterious Adventures (1951) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 1
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    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • 1-1/2" crack to upper left corner edges of slab with tiny plastic bits loose inside slab.
    • Label #1266386019

    "Soldier of the Dead" (art by Walter Johnson), "A Portrait of Death," "The Horrible Fangs of Professor Prome," and "Curse of the D'Medici." Johnson cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 2

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    Cover art by Ed Goldfarb. "Curse of the Witch"; John Cahill falls in love with Abigail Sheffield, cursed to walk the Earth sowing fire, death, and ash as a falsely-accused witch, until she finds true love. "The Cabinet of the Living Death"; Explorer Jim Bixon and newspaper reporter Marcy Merry investigate Ju-Ju dolls on a trip to South America; The fiendish Dr. Sharon knows how to produce them and shrinks Bixon and Merry to miniature size. "Mark of the Tomb"; Renowned Dr. Marsak is a vampire at night, as his colleagues Dr. Drexel and nurse Corbin find out. "A Midnight Ride with Death" text story. "The Unholy Quest," art by Ed Goldfarb; Alan Saxton inherits the house of his uncle Mat who dabbled in black magic; The undead sorcerer Zoltan tries to get his hands on the corpse of Mat - to walk the earth again. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 3
    • Paper: White
    • Label #2036067012

    Cover pencils by Ed Goldfarb, inks by Bob Baer. "Curse of the Salem Queen!"; Pirate Black Luke, scourge of the Atlantic, maroons a company of women and children on a flimsy raft; The young woman Lucille goes overboard and dies, but her ghost haunts Black Luke and his crew. "Return from the Dead!"; The coalminers Tom and Matty fight over the same woman, Ruth; Tom tries to slay Matty and leaves him to perish in an abandoned mine shaft; Some time later, however, Tom is trapped in a cave-in and comes across the mortal remains of his rival Matty. "Anger of the Devil," pencils by Ed Goldfarb, inks by Bob Baer; When geologist McIntyre watches a forbidden native ritual, he is marked for death; Strange things begin to happen in the household, as native woman Nagana presents McIntyre's daughter Betsy with a voodoo doll. "Ghost of the Mist" text story by Ellen Lynn. "The Manikins of Death!", art by Alvin C. Hollingsworth; The secret of his lifelike puppets is a simple one: Conrad Lebaron uses real bodies of beautiful women to create his famed manikins; But when he kills singer Regina Walters, he is being haunted by her ghostly apparition. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 4

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    "If the Coffin Fits..Get In!"; Two brothers fall in love with a mysterious woman they meet at a funeral; She leads them to a curio shop where they buy miniature coffins; Strangely, though, the wooden boxes begin to grow. "The Horror of Van Mort!", art by A. C. Hollingsworth; John Harvin rents a haunted house, waiting for the ghost of Van Mort to appear; When three friends from the city come visit him and scare him with a practical joke, the ghost rises. "Terror of the Ghostly Stallion" text story. "Ghost of the Un-Dead," art by Bill Fraccio; American marine lieutenant Allen kills a Muslim chieftain in Tripoli in 1815; The dying man puts a curse on all of his descendants; Every Allen visiting Tripoli ever after is being drained of his blood by the vampiristic ghost of the chieftain. "Terror of the Ancient Skeleton"; Dr. Luther digs up a skeleton from an Indian burial hill. The bones have mystical powers; whoever dislocates them, suffers terrible consequences. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 5

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    Bondage cover by Bill Fraccio. "Ghouls Feast at Midnight," art by A. C. Hollingsworth; A father and his son are under suspicion to be grave-robbing ghouls. "The Pool of Eternity," art by Lou Cameron; Adventurer David Murstone crashes in the jungle and is severely injured; Jivaro goddess Konocry saves his life by letting him drink from the "Pool of Eternity" and thus giving him immortality; The Jivaro tribe disagrees with her action and tortures the couple. "Terror of the Sleeping Monster!", art by Bill Fraccio; Sculptor Lawrence Matthews is endowed with a magic chisel; In his dreams a strange man called Maroff commands him to sculpt his image; Maroff is a vampire who comes alive again to wreak vengeance on the townspeople. "Strange Grotto of Death" text story by Ellen Lynn. "Horror of the Walking Dead," art by John D'Agostino; The young woman Kathy pleads with her dead mother to help her against the cruel woman her father married recently; Rosamund, the new stepmother is found dead—mysteriously shot through the head. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 6

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    Art by Lou Cameron and A.C. Hollingsworth Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 7

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    Art by A.C. Hollingsworth Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 8

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  • Issue #9
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 9

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    "Terror of the Lion's Revenge"; A businessman is sent to Africa to learn how a remote tribe's secret method for dying lion heads; When he arrives, he finds that they believe men come back in the form of wild animals; He scoffs at the belief, but when he tried to make off with the tribe's stash of diamonds, he wishes he hadnt. "The Terror of the Lively Corpse"; To fulfill the terms of their uncle Herman's will, one of the Duane brothers has to die; Their scheme goes awry when murderer Luke Harris fits Les's coffin better than Les does, and vice-versa. "Horror of the Voodoo Dolls"; Daily Telegram police reporter Tom Decker discovers former members of the 721st Regiment have all died from Persian voodoo. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 10

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  • Issue #11
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 11

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  • Issue #12
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 12

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    "The Running Ghost," "The Puppets of Death" (art by John D'Agostino), "The Vultures of Doom," "A Stony Death" (art by A.C. Hollingsworth), plus a two page text story, "Terror of the Death Sting." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 13

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    Classic skull cover Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 14

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  • Issue #15
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 15

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    Skull as bowling ball cover. "The Hunter and the Hunted" (art by Doug Wildey), "A Toast to Death," "Revenge," and "Ghoul Crazy." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 16

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    "The Ice Man Cometh," pencils by Ed Goldfarb, inks by Robert Baers; The wife of an ice delivery company owner wants to kill him so she can run away with her lover; She tries to lock him in a freezer but the plan backfires. "A Pound of Flesh"; A mechanic kills his obese wife and uses her skin as a covering for a beautiful robot he built in his workshop. "Death's Revenge!"; When a player in an illegal card game gives evidence to the DA, the Mob organizers of the game see to his painful death; He returns on the anniversary of his killing for one more hand and some revenge. "The Death Statue"; Sculptor John Weatherbee can't get anyone excited with his work, until a model dies while posing, and, to cover up her death, he coats her in clay; The critics love his new piece, but how can Weatherbee keep his career going? 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 17

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    Cover art by Dick Beck. "Bug-A-Boo," art by Doug Wildey; Expedition meets bad end in the Amazon, including giant flies who tear arms and legs off of a trapped human. "One Man's Poison," pencils by Ross Andru; People keep disappearing near the old Norris' cabin; "Ma" and "Pa" Norris are a kindly old couple who are well liked in town; But the sheriff suspects that there is something up and that the Norris' are not what they seem to be. "Paralyzed," art by Ed Goldfarb. "My Brother's Keeper," art by Bill Savage. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 18

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    Cover pencils by Hy Fleishman. "Ghost Town." "String 'Em Up!", pencils by Hy Fleishman; Fritz Kurtz is a kindly old puppeteer who loves his little puppets like children; He saves a young woman from suicide and she becomes his companion; When she falls for Kurtz's assistant puppeteer, the two lovers decide to kill Fritz. "Bottoms Up"; An overworked wife has had enough of her alcoholic husband and chops him to pieces with an axe. "Skin 'Em Alive!"; Narrated by the Coffin-Keeper, a story about a college football place-kicker, who's string of perfect kicks arouses the suspicion of his opponents; They find out to their dismay that his 'lucky ball', which he uses exclusively, has an unusual cover. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 19

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    Classic skeleton cover. "Revenge," "Werewolves," "The Coffin," and "Bank Night." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 20
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0954829013
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    "Ghoulash," art by Bill Savage. "Chef's Delight"; A vile famous chef named Francois Nicole, treats everyone in his life like garbage except his rich girlfriend whom he lavishes money on; Meanwhile his wife and two children are left to suffer in squalid conditions; Francois doesn't care about his family and treats them like animals; After Francois beats his wife and his young son (who dies as a result of appendicitis after the attack), his wife snaps. "Grave Information" text story by Ellen Lynn. "No Noose is Good Noose," art by Charles Nicholas; a demon is a hangman. "Partners in Death"; a tale of a slimy corpse. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 21

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    "The Choker," art by Ross Andru (?);A necklace has been in the husband's family for generations and takes revenge on the woman who killed him by strangling her and putting the blame on her boyfriend who hangs for her murder. "The Coward"; Butcher father breaks up son's engagement and son disembowels him in revenge in a very EC-esque tale. "Horror of the Guerrilla" text story by Ellen Lynn. "Beauty and the Beast" Mother Ghoul's Nursery Tale; Woman avoids the executioner by promising to bring the king the fortune of the Beast; She tries for months to get the beast to kiss her and turn into a prince, but he avoids her; She tries to kill him & fails. "Blood Thirsty"; Girl visits her grandmother and becomes convinced she is a vampire; Granny is incensed and insulted because she is really a ghoul and kills her granddaughter in fit of pique. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 22
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1571134001
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2070472021
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1402761009
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Restoration: small amount of glue on spine of cover.
    • Label #1999684021
  • Issue #23
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 23

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    "The Man Who Beat the Devil," pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A down and out man makes a deal with the Devil; By selling his soul he will became super rich; After 20 years his soul will belong to the Devil; The man manages to create a clause that he can only die by drowning. "The Coach of Darkness" text story. "Pandora's Bucks," art by Mannie Banks; A spineless grandson tries to use a novelty trunk filled with horrors to frighten his wealthy grandmother to death. "They Never Return," art by Jay Disbrow (as Jayson); Dr. Wakesly succeeds in bringing an animal back to life! "Curse of the Idol's Eye" text story. "Old Mother Lubbard!", art by Hy Fleishman. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 24

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  • Issue #25
    Mysterious Adventures (1951) 25