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Alarming Adventures (1962) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #1
    Alarming Adventures (1962) 1
    • Water damage.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by John Severin. Stories and art by Dick Ayers, Marvin Stein, Reed Crandall, George Tuska, Bernard Baily and Archie Goodwin. An anthology of science-fiction and horror stories from publisher Harvey. A sentient piece of land resists any attempt by humans to civilize or develop it. Aliens arrive on Earth, only to discover human civilization destroyed by robots run amuck. A hard-luck space captain crashes on Mars, in a story by comics legends Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson. The Lost Acre; The Night Visitor; The Aliens; Hermit; Paradise in Space; The Invaders; Silent Street. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Alarming Adventures (1962) 2
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by John Severin. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Paul Reinman and Reed Crandall. An anthology of science-fiction and horror stories from publisher Harvey. Mer-people keep a surface-dweller in a terrarium, like a creature in a zoo, in a story with art by comics legends Reed Crandall and Al Williamson. Moon colonists discover a stowaway who somehow survived on a supply drone from Earth. The first explorers to an extrasolar planet discover the people there speak of a long-ago battle with Earth. The Failure; Sunken Treasure; Trapped in the Human Aquarium; Space Hobo; Secret of the Icy City; The Genius; New Star. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Alarming Adventures (1962) 3
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by John Severin. Stories and art by Carl Burgos, Dick Ayers, Bernard Baily and Angelo Torres. An anthology of science-fiction and horror stories from publisher Harvey. Explorers track a strange fish to an underwater cavern on a remote island, in a story with art possibly by comics legends Angelo Torres and Al Williamson. A rude talent agent realizes he should have been nicer to the man with telekinetic powers. Scientists are helpless when the Earth moves out of orbit, but a simple hobo holds the key to saving humanity. The Big Storm!; A Moving Performance; The Secret of the Mountain; The Earth Went Haywire; Hay Fever; Ham & Eggs; The Magic Metal. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.