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Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 1
    • 5" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. Edited by Will Lieberson, Roy Ald, and Al Jetter. Terrifying pre-code stories: "The Man Who Warmed the Bones of the Dead!", art by Bob Powell; Housekeeper and furnace-tender Gisetto looks after the heating in a house allegedly inhabited by two old ladies; One night he encounters their lifeless bodies and has to fear for his life. "He Bartered His Head!", art by Bernard Baily; Aldous Forsythe acquires a mythical figurine which provides him with wealth and good fortune; But it comes with the terrible prize of losing one's head. "Explorer's Return" text story by Richard Jonah. "High Wire!", art by Mike Sekowsky; High wire acrobat Vincent Bora is applauded for his feats—except for one stranger; Could he be the man Vincent killed and took over his act and his girl from? 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. NOTE: There is also a 1967-69 series with issues running #1-9 with 12c cover prices. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 3
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by George Evans. Edited by Will Lieberson, Roy Ald, and Al Jetter. Terrifying pre-code stories: "Brother Volcano," art by George Evans; The (Italian?) village of Arbendino is taken over by ruthless investors and the good people are driven from their homes; But a volcano inhabiting the soul of the village founders brother watches over them and destroys the invaders with streams of molten lava. "Port of Terror," art by Bernard Baily; The gambler Wolf Merique beheads an angry sailor cheated by him at cards. Now he gets chased all over his boat by the headless corpse in search for a head. "St. André" text story by John C. Adler. "Mirrors Tell Tales," art by Morris "Mo" Marcus; The embezzler Andrew Crosston undergoes plastic surgery to escape police prosecution; As he kills the doctor operating on him, Crosston is cursed to see his former face in any reflecting surface. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. NOTE: There is also a 1967-69 series with issues running #1-9 with 12c cover prices. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 4
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    • No top staple (manufacturing).

    Cover art by George Evans. Edited by Will Lieberson, Roy Ald, and Al Jetter. Terrifying pre-code stories: "Curiosity Killed the Ghost," art by Bob Powell; The ghost of Markham Avery leaves the graveyard; He ventures into the village to solve the mystery of his own murder. "Beyond the Grave"; The stage magician Renaldo experiments with suspended animation and goes into a coma; But his assistant Jason considers leaving him that way and taking over Renaldo's act. "Beast of the Borgias" text story by John Martin. "The Man Who Outdistanced Death," art by George Evans; Chief Whitecloud Comatok is the greatest long distance runner on record; When rival Georgie Kerrik finds out his secret of success, he is caught in a race for life itself. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. NOTE: There is also a 1967-69 series with issues running #1-9 with 12c cover prices. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 5

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. Edited by Will Lieberson, Roy Ald, and Al Jetter. Terrifying pre-code stories: "The Presence of the Unseen," art by George Evans; An old couple is held hostage by a madman. The invisible ghost of their daughter saves them. "Voodoo," art by Charles Nicholas; Magician Paul Raymond learns about the black magic of voodoo while staying in Havana; He uses his secret knowledge for a Miami stage show--and becomes himself a victim of voodoo. "Nine, Ten and Death" text story by Donald Shaw. "The Letters," art by Doug Wildey; The loving nephew John goes on a business trip and leaves his aunt Martha to the care of the servants, Joseph and Minerva; These two hope to inherit the house should something happen to John; It does; and all seems well until letters from the deceased John start to arrive. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. NOTE: There is also a 1967-69 series with issues running #1-9 with 12c cover prices. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 17
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #1482262014
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    • 6" spine split, extensive cover oxidation, glue along spine.

    Cover pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Vince Alascia. Edited by Al Fago. "Beautiful Night for Murder!", script by Carl Memling, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Ernie Bache; Ferdy Costigan murders his domineering wife and puts the blame on a serial killer on the loose. "Moment of Decision," art by Dick Giordano; Tim Fenwick is a robber and murderer on the run; Loaded with two heavy bags of money, Fenwick has a choice: Pay off his cruel creditor Ozzy or turn himself in to the police? "Quick Exit," art by Art Cappello; Guy stealing the box office of a circus has to hide inside a lion's cage. "The Witch of Winchlozick" text story. "Surprise Ending," art by Dick Giordano; A murder plan goes wrong; The wrong person is killed, but the killer won't live long, either. "Dead Man's Revenge," art by Tony Tallarico; Two rivals for a woman's love kill each other at sea. "10 Cent's Worth of Doom!", script by Carl Memling, art by Stan Campbell; A holdup murderer feels haunted by a special dime his victim was carrying; He gets hectic, nervous and finally loses his head. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 18
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    • 2" spine split (chew)
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    • 2/3 of spine split.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Al Fago. "What Was in Sam Dora's Box?", script by Carl Memling, art by Steve Ditko; Recluse Sam Dora always carries a box on his shoulder; Curiosity is killing the townspeople--until one of them has a fatal look. "The Matchless Firebug!", pencils by Dick Ayers; The arsonist Sam Match sets fires to buildings and his employers to cover his tracks. "Tight Squeeze," pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Vince Alascia; Prospector Jeb kills his partner Vance for his share of gold dust; He makes it look like a robbery with himself as a second victim. But his plan has a catch. "Burning Revenge" text story. "The Jaws of Death!", pencils by Dick Ayers; Photographer "Ace" Madigan tries to capture a dragon-god fire ritual on film, but perishes while doing so. "Face to Face!", script by Carl Memling, art by Dick Giordano; The Ajax twin brothers try to kill each other to change identities. "Dead Right!", script by Carl Memling, art by Steve Ditko; Two newspaper reporters go story hunting and end up with more than they could ever have hoped for; Because Mr. Mord's strange wax museum proves to be a hell's kitchen itself. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 19
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Pedigree: Big Apple
    • Big Apple Copy.
    • Label #4D70A0-077

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Al Fago. "Give Back My Body," pencils by Bill Molno (as Joe Shuster); The body of Lefty Riccardi dies in the electric chair, but his mind has been transferred to broker John Billings. "All Burnt Up," script by Carl Memling, inks by Vince Alascia; Gangster Blenheim hides at the house of a friend; A boy living there gives him nothing but trouble. "Surprise Package," art by Dick Giordano; Gustav Perrin steals a miniature atom bomb, but loses it to a suicidal stranger who jumps off a building with it. "Destructive Death" text story. "You Know Too Much!", pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Vince Alascia; A "Mr. Average American" turns knife murderer at night and seeks the professional help of a psychiatrist. "A Nice Quiet Place!", art by Steve Ditko; Tony and Chopper enter their quiet hideout in the mountains, but get attacked by a mountain lion. "High Tension," art by Dick Giordano; The surviving acrobat falls as well and lands on the unfaithful wife. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 20
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #127964-046

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Al Fago. "The Payoff!", script by Carl Memling, art by Steve Ditko; Secret agents fight aboard a train over a valuable vial containing deadly germs. "Food For Thought"; Ruthless killer Gus hides at his sister's house. He kills the inhabitants to last longer on the remaining food, but eats poisoned mushrooms and dies. "Retribution" text story. "The Kill!"; Calvin Brock kills a man aboard a ship for a bag of diamonds and escapes by jumping into the water. Or does he? "Deadly Seance!" one-page story, art by Tony Tallarico; Gangster has his fortune told and is killed in the process. "Von Mohl Vs The Ants!", art by Steve Ditko; Hugo von Mohl runs his African plantation with an iron fist; When he faces an invasion of killer ants, von Mohl fights them with dynamite, guns and fire. "Moment of Decision!", script by Carl Memling, art by Dick Giordano; Tim Fenwick is a robber and murderer on the run; Loaded with two heavy bags of money, he jumps into the river and is dragged underwater trying to escape the police. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 21
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #1261606011

    Cover pencils by Steve Kirkel, inks by Ray Osrin. Edited by Al Fago. "Who Will He Be?", art by Bill Molno; An Arabian tyrant uses sleep-deprivation to torture his opponents and find out about assassination plots about him. "The Well of Fear!", pencils by Bill Molno (as Joe Shuster), inks by Ray Osrin; Bankrobbers Logan and Sellis get trapped in an old well and can't get out; They mistrust each other and won't help the other to escape. "Surprise Package," script by Carl Memling, art by Dick Giordano; Gustav Perrin steals a miniature atom bomb, but loses it to a suicidal stranger who jumps off a building with it. "Sam the Seer" text story. "This Bite is Sweet!", pencils by Bill Molno; Peter North is a vampire; He settles down in a village in the Pyrenees and terrorizes the good people; When he meets the lovely Monique, North is torn between love and blood lust. "The Mark of the Ripper!", art by Sy Moskowitz; Police detective Baird has to bring down the "Ripper," a knife-wielding maniac on the loose. "No Questions Asked"; Dr. Hurtt needs fresh cadavers for his anatomy sessions; When he gets blackmailed he decides to commit a murder and thus kill two birds with one stone. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 29
    • Extra staples (not manufacturing). Staple rust. Water damage.
    • 3 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Dick Giordano and Vince Alascia. Edited by Al Fago. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Molno, Sal Trapani, Marc Swayze? and unknown. Five terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "The Leap" with art by Marc Swayze?; "Who?" with pencils by Bill Molno; "The Weeping Girl" with inks by Sal Trapani; "Long Wait"; and "Taxi!!" Note: Comics Code Authority message repeated with a text explanation at top of first story page. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 30

    Cover by Bill Molno and Vince Alascia. Edited by Al Fago. Stories by Dick Wood and unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas, Jon D'Agostino, Bill Molno, Dick Giordano, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio and unknown. Six baffling Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "The World of Mister San" with art by Charles Nicholas and Jon D'Agostino; "Lost Child" with story by Dick Wood and pencils by Bill Molno; "Captain Hawk's Treasure" with art by Nicholas and Dick Giordano; "Made of Wax"; "Under the Reef" with art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio; and 2-page text story "Diving Danger"! Note: Comics Code Authority message repeated with a text explanation at top of first story page. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 31
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust and migration.
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Al Fago. "The Man Who Could Never Be Killed," art by Steve Ditko; Invulnero, a circus performer who cannot be harmed, disappears without revealing the source of his abilities. "Last Seen Entering an Elevator!", pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Sal Trapani; A man commandeers an elevator for his escape, but it's really the elevator in control of him. "Forest Fire Fighter: text story; An actor uses fire-fighting tricks he learned in a movie. "The Gloomy One," art by Steve Ditko. "Mirror, Mirror On the Wall," pencils by Bill Molno, inks by Vince Alascia; Floradell Welton is drawn into her mirror to cure her vanity, but it doesn't work and she is punished. "Desert Justice" western story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 32

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Al Fago. Stories by Jack Oleck and unknown. Art by Steve Ditko, Charles Nicholas, Manny Stallman? and Jon D'Agostino? Six terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "A World of His Own" by Jack Oleck and Steve Ditko; "The Last Laugh" by Oleck and Ditko; "Nightmare" with pencils by Charles Nicholas; "Checkmate" with art by Manny Stallman?; "Punchy Pete" with art by Jon D'Agostino?; and 2-page text story "Track That Train"! Note: Comics Code Authority message repeated with a text explanation at top of first story page followed by editor Al Fago's signature. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 34
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
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    • Cover detached.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by unknown. Art by Steve Ditko, Bill Molno? and Vince Alascia. Six terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "The Scar" with art by Steve Ditko; "The Man Who Lost His Face" with art by Ditko; "The Atomic Clerk" with art by Ditko; "The Desert Spell" with art by Ditko; "Escape" with art by Bill Molno? and Vince Alascia; and 2-page text story "Ejos Discovers Earth"! Note: Overstreet notes this issue includes the "story of ruthless business man, Wm. B. Gaines," a nod to the real-life EC publisher of the same name. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 35
    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by unknown. Art by Steve Ditko, Bill Molno?, Don Perlin?, Bill Fraccio? and unknown. A collection of six Strange Suspense Stories that will chill you! In this issue: "There It Is Again" with art by Steve Ditko; "Menace of the Midnight World" with art by Bill Molno? and Don Perlin?; "Free" with art by Ditko; "Panic!!" with art by Ditko; "Three Short Hours" with pencils by Bill Fraccio?; and 2-page text story "Atomic Annihilator"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 37
    • 1 1/4" spine split from the top. Extra staple (not manufacturing). Water damage.
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.11) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. "The Dancing Cat," art by Steve Ditko; Fred Miller buys an Egyptian music box that he fears is bringing him bad luck. "Getaway Plunge," pencils by Bill Molno, inks by Sal Trapani. "The Cave Dwellers," art by Paul Reinman. "Strange Voyage," inks by Chris Rule; When Captain Perry Jonas is knocked out, his grandfather comes to his aid, regardless of the fact he has been dead for decades. "Lunar Lingo" text story. "The Mirror of Doom," pencils by Bill Molno, inks by Vince Alascia; New owners find a mirror that exposes a crime in their new attic. "Jewel of Sincerity," pencils by Bill Molno, inks by Vince Alascia; A man buys a pin that forces him to speak the truth...at least he believes it does. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 38

    Cover inks by Dick Giordano? Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by unknown. Art by Sol Brodsky, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani, Vince Alascia and unknown. Six terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "Country Road"; "The Man Who Wasn't!" with pencils by Sol Brodsky; "The Professor's Visitors" with art by Bill Molno and Sal Trapani; "Second Chance"; "Specimen" with art by Molno and Vince Alascia; and 2-page text piece "Water Witching"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 40

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by unknown. Art by Steve Ditko, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani, Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia. Seven terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "The Strange Machine" with art by Steve Ditko; "Such a Strange Case!" with art by Ditko; "Robot Superior" with art by Bill Molno and Sal Trapani; "Casy's Kiss" with art by Ditko; "Lady of the House" with art by Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia; "The Green Chrysalis" with art by Molno and Trapani; and 2-page text story "Bridge to Beatus"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 41
    • Water damage.

    Cover inks by Dick Giordano. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by unknown. Art by Matt Baker, Vince Colletta, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani, Steve Ditko, Tony Tallarico? and unknown. Six unbelievably Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "The Gloves" with art by Matt Baker and Vince Colletta; "Free Alterations" with art by Baker and Colletta; "What Day Is This?" with art by Bill Molno and Sal Trapani; "Off Limits" with art by Steve Ditko; 1-pager "Different"; and "Rover -- Can He Talk?" with art by Tony Tallarico? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 43

    Cover by Bill Fraccio? Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Fraccio?, Bill Molno? and Sal Trapani? Four fantastically Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: Horace had always been afraid...afraid of life...people...everything! Then from the planet Venus came his chance...now he could be powerful...supreme...now he could get revenge on Earth! Find out how the change took place and what happens to..."The Supreme Man" with art by Bill Fraccio? Plus: "Dr. Saba's Surprise" with art by Bill Molno? and Sal Trapani?; "The Day Electricity Vanished" with art by Fraccio?; and 2-page text story "The Happy Spook," reprinted from Unusual Tales (1955) #2. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 44
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom. Tear on back cover.

    Cover by Bill Montes, Bill Molno,Vince Colletta, and Sal Trapani. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Fraccio, Jon D'Agostino, Matt Baker, Vince Colletta, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani, and Vince Alascia. 5 terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 45

    Cover by Steve Ditko, Matt Baker, Charles Nicholas, Steve Ditko, Vince Colletta, and Sal Trapani. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Matt Baker, Vince Colletta, Charles Nicholas, Sal Trapani, Steve Ditko, and Bill Montes. 5 terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 46

    Cover by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Fraccio, Bill Molno, Vince Alascia, and Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. 5 terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 48
    • 1" spine split from the top. Extra staple (not manufacturing).

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Steve Ditko, Bill Molno, Rocco Mastroserio, Bill Molno, Vince Alascia, Bill Molno, and Rocco Mastroserio. 5 terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 50
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    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Bill Molno, Vince Alascia, and Steve Ditko. 5 terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 51

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Molno, Vince Alascia, Rocco Mastroserio, Steve Ditko. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 52
    • Oxidation.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from the bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Bill Molno, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Steve Ditko, and Vince Alascia. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Molno, Vince Alascia, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and Steve Ditko. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 53
    • Water damage. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Center 2 wraps detached.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Cover detached.

    Cover by Maurice Whitman. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Molno, Vince Alascia, Sal Trapani, and Steve Ditko. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 55

    Cover by Bill Molno and Vince Alascia. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Bill Molno, Vince Alascia, and Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 56

    Cover by Bill Molno and Vince Alascia. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Charles Nicholas, Bill Molno, and Vince Alascia. 4 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 57

    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover by Bill Molno and Vince Alascia. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Rocco Mastroserio, Charles Nicholas, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani, and Vince Alascia. 4 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 58
    • 1 1/4" spine split from bottom.

    First 12-cent cover price. Cover by Bill Molno and Vince Alascia. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Charles Nicholas, Sal Trapani, Bill Molno, and Vince Alascia. 6 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 59

    Cover by Bill Molno. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Bill Molno, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and Vince Alascia. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #60
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 60

    Cover by Bill Molno. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Molno Rocco, and "Rocke" Mastroserio. 6 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #61
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 61
  • Issue #65
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 65

    Cover by Dick Giordano. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Molno, Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, and Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. 6 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #66
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 66
  • Issue #67
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 67

    Cover by Dick Giordano. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Bill Molno, Charles Nicholas, and Vince Alascia. 6 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #69
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 69

    Cover by Dick Giordano. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Bill Molno, and Vince Alascia. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #70
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 70

    Cover by Dick Giordano. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Rocco Mastroserio, Bill Molno, Vince Alascia. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #71
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 71

    Cover by Dick Giordano. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, Rocco Mastroserio, and Bill Molno. 5 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #73
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 73

    Cover by Dick Giordano. Edited by Pat Masulli. Stories by Joe Gill, Bill Molno Bill Montes, Dick Giordano, and Rocco Mastroserio. 7 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #75
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 75
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by William Anderson and Pat Masulli. "Introducing Captain Atom," script by Joe Gill, art by Steve Ditko; When Captain Adam is trapped in an atomic rocket, Captain Atom is born; Captain Atom goes on to stop some enemy agents who had sabotaged a Jupiter Rocket. "The Magic Box" text story. "The Ghost of Amy Rector" one-page story, inks by Ernie Bache. "Captain Atom on Planet X," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom guards a new orbital satellite from enemy missiles. "The 2nd Man in Space," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom goes into space to check on the first Russian cosmonaut and finds himself helping save the Russian. "Out of this World," art by John Severin. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 76

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. "The Wreck Of X-44," script by Joe Gill, art by Steve Ditko; The rocket-ship that Captain Atom is testing has been sabotaged. "The Little Wanderer," script by Joe Gill, art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom must return little Billy Goslin from Outer Space. "Frozen for the Future" text story. "Test-Pilot's Nightmare," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom must save a test pilot when his experimental rocket-plane has problems. "A Victory For Venus," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom travels to Venus to see who destroyed an American satellite. "The First Space Pirate," art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #77
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 77

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Pat Masulli. "The Silver Lady from Venus," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom must stop an alien from Venus from hypnotizing military men into wrecking missiles. "An Ageless Weapon," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom is captured by some East German agents while taking important papers to the West Berlin embassy. "Major Milex Marlin" text story. "The Boy and the Stars," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom cures M/Sgt. Willkie Scott's son who was dying from gamma ray radiation. "The Space Prowlers," art by Steve Ditko; Captain Atom stops an alien invasion. "High Danger," art by Bill Molno. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.