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Adventures into Terror (1951) comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #3
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 3
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1203000004

    I Stalk By Night, pencils by Mike Sekowsky; When a judge dons a pair of black gloves that belonged to a serial killer, he finds that he cannot remove them and is forced to commit murder. House of Horror, pencils by Gene Colan; A man traveling through the forest comes upon a house occupied by werewolves. The Isle of No Return text story. Murder at Midnight!, script by Hank Chapman; A grave-digger ladies' man is pursued by the spirits of the women he drove to suicide by his love 'em and leave 'em ways. The Living Dead, pencils by Jay Scott Pike; A man drains the blood of young women and uses the hormones to prolong his life. 36 pgs. $0.10. NOTE: Title was formerly Joker Comics #42. Issues # 43 (11/1950) and 44 (02/1951) of this series continued that numbering but are chronologically issues # 1 and 2 of this series. Regularing numbering resumed with issue # 3 (04/1951). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 4
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1571239005
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    • Cover detached at one staple. 8" cumulative spine split.

    The Brain!, art by Russ Heath; A warped Nazi scientist, sentenced to death, has an assistant dig up his body, remove his head and keep it alive in his laboratory. He makes plans for world domination (follow-up story in Adventures into Terror #6). Hands of Murder, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Christopher Rule; A young woman fears that her late sister has come back from the grave to kill her. Vampire Ship text story. Torture Room, art by Don Rico; the Nazi commander of a concentration camp is captured by the prisoners and placed in their secret torture room. Vampire Brats, pencils by Allen Bellman; A nurse gets a job at an infants' home where all the babies seem just a little different. The Thing in the Water; A fish enthusiast encounters a menacing "water monster" from Atlantis when he brings home a new breed of guppies. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 5
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2105285007

    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Carl Burgos, Joe Maneely, Don Rico, and Basil Wolverton. Stories by Russ Heath, Don Rico, Gene Colan, Paul Reinman. Weird tales of horror and suspense—prepare yourself for Adventures into Terror! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 6
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    The Return of the Brain, art by Russ Heath; More adventures of the evil head that lives and moves without the benefit of a body (follow-up of story in Adventures into Terror #5). Vehicle of the Dead text story. You Can't Escape; In this story a vampire stalker breaks the fourth wall and addresses the reader directly whom he intends to be a stalking victim. The Dark Room!; A boy goes to live with his uncle who, unknown to the boy, practices black magic. The Girl Who Couldn't Die!, pencils by Paul Reinman; a phony medium unintentionally brings back the spirit of a murderess. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 10
    • Water damage on interior pages, mildew odor.
    • .75" Cumulative spine split. Water damage. Chew.
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    • Cover coming loose at staples.

    When the Vampire Calls!, art by Joe Maneely; A village suspects a beautiful young woman of being a vampire but her lover tries to warn her to leave before the mob arrives and discovers that it is her brother who is the drinker of human blood. The Dark Passage, art by Ogden Whitney; A convicted killer believes that he has gone to the infirmary and escaped in the ambulance when the ghosts take him to his fate as he has really died in the electric chair. The Sacred Tiger text story. What Walter Saw, pencils by Ed Goldfarb. The Snake!, art by George Roussos. The Old Hag, art by Bernard Krigstein. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 12
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    • Water damage.

    Horror in the Graveyard, art by Bernard Krigstein; A man makes a deal with ghouls in order to be spared. The End text story. The Hangman's Noose, art by Ed Winiarski; A seller of inferior rope hits his business partner with a crowbar and thinks he has killed him, so he fashions one of the ropes into a hangman's noose and props the body into it so it appears as a suicide. The Little Pests, pencils by Manny Stallman; After a husband disposes of his murdered wife's body in the pond, his new girlfriend complains so much to the county about the mosquitoes around the house that they drain it. The 13th Floor, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Dick Ayers; A building manager is approached by a ghoul who wants to rent the 13th floor. The Man Who Cried Ghost, art by Ed Robbins; A bored cemetery caretaker crank calls the police about being menaced by ghosts, but then the ghosts show up for real and haul him away. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 17
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover art by Sam Kweskin and Carl Burgos [panels]. I Die Too Often, script by Carl Wessler, pencils by Gil Kane; A convicted killer has a repeating dream of dying in the electric chair. The Window text story. The Vandals!, script by Carl Wessler, art by Joe Sinnott; When four vandals enter a museum at night to cut off the gold heads from a hydra idol, they end with their heads placed upon the evil idol. Casper's Boss!, art by Ken Landau; When his smoker boss doesn't lend him the money he needs for his wife's operation and she dies, a man ties the smoker up in a shed filled with explosives. They Don't Complain, art by Sam Kweskin; This story postulates that dead people remain aware and sensate during their autopsies. Red as a Lobster, art by Jim Mooney; Lobsters get their revenge on a diver who likes to boil them alive in order to observe their suffering by herding him into a hot-spring. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 20
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    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Joe Maneely. Stories by Harry Anderson, Joe Maneely, John Forte, Tony DiPreta, Sid Greene, and Cal Massey. Weird tales of horror and suspense—prepare yourself for Adventures into Terror! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 21
    • Cover and centerfold detached. 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. Don't Double-Cross a Witch!, art by Harry Anderson; When a man betrays a witch, she transforms him into a horse. Doctor Molnar's Corpse, pencils by Dick Ayers; A doctor conducting reanimation experiments on corpses by transferring blood has the misfortune of conducting his next experiment upon the body of a vampire. Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; When the emperor building the Great Wall of China stakes the father of a laborer upon an anthill for leaving a hole between two bricks, the laborer gets the emperor alone and fills the hole with his head. The Lady Is a Vampire text story. Possessed!, art by Gene Colan; When a woman is possessed by an evil spirit, her suitor acquires the services of a witch to drive the spirit out. Hair I Go Again!, art by Gil Kane; A grave-robber who steals the hair off of cadavers in order to sell it to wig manufacturers is stabbed to death by a corpse who wants its hair back. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 24
    • Staple rust.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0250161004

    Cover pencils by Sol Brodsky. The Wax Men, art by Joe Sinnott; A man has dinner every night with wax figures around the table and refers to them as his family. Enough Rope text story. The Body Snatchers, art by Al Luster; Corpses rise to take revenge upon a doctor who deals with ghouls in order to procure bodies for his medical school. Juggernaut, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Gene Colan; A priest convinces followers to sacrifice themselves under the wheels of a heavy cart so that he can steal their belongings. Tennis Anyone?; A tennis player with poor form beats an expert with a racket consisting of strings of human intestine. The Last Man, art by Russ Heath; A bank robber shoots a clerk, and when he is slugged in the head by a police officer, he finds himself lost in a guilt induced fantasy where aliens have kidnapped all of Earth's population except for him and the clerk and the clerk dies in his arms from the bullet wound. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 26

    "The Shrunken Head" (art by Bill Benulis), "Once a Horse Thief," "Before the Dawn of Time" (art by Russ Heath), "The Hanging Man," "The Bear Facts of Life!" (art by Mac Pakula), and a two-page text story, "Iron Maiden." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 28
    • 2.75" cumulative spine split.

    Cry Werewolf, art by Joe Sinnott. Doll of Doom text story. The Men in the Morgue, art by Gene Colan; Two killers attempt to hide in the morgue, but the attendant locks them in the freezer. Insane, art by Al Eadeh. The Smasher, art by Myron Fass. Half-Man, pencils by John Forte. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 31
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    Slave Ship, art by Bill Benulis; A captain of a salvage ship takes advantage of storm-wrecked vessels until the tables are turned upon him. Gaflin's Ghost text story. Dear Valentine!, art by Al Hartley. It Happened in the Morgue, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; A city coroner taking kick-backs from the mob in order to bury the bodies of murder victims quickly with false natural death certificates gets the same treatment from the new coroner. The Suitcase!, art by John Rosenberger; A thief steals a suitcase containing shrunken heads and a formula for shrinking a head while the body still lives. Crazy, Man!, art by Dick Ayers; A man who witnesses alien invaders possessing the bodies of important people to plan a takeover is placed in a mental institution and eventually released. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 43
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    • Tearing in cover around staples. Mold.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    • 1" cumulative spine split, lateral spine tears.

    First issue of the series (despite numbering). "The Monster Awakes" (art by Russ Heath), "The Unknown Partner," "The Ant World," and "The Man Who Looked at Death." Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.