Amazing Adult Fantasy (1961) comic books 1956-1969
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- Paper: Off white to white
- Label #0283360004
Cover art by Steve Ditko. Why Won't They Believe Me?, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man believes that he has discovered an alien invasion, but he is the real alien, and has amnesia. The Last Man on Earth; A paranoid man seals himself in a bomb shelter, but instead of a war, he misses the discovery of immortality in space and the exodus of humanity. Witch Hunt; A woman accused of witchcraft is exonerated, but discovers that her fiancé really is a witch. Journey's End. The Icy Fingers of Fear. All scripts by Stan Lee, all art by Steve Ditko. Every issue in this title contains wonderful O. Henry-style stores. This series was great while it lasted, but it was short-lived because Stan admitted he couldn't come up with twist-ending stories fast enough to meet the grinding monthly publishing deadlines. Little wonder, as he was also writing most other Marvel titles at the time. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.
Cover art by Steve Ditko. The Coming of the Krills; The alien Krill offer the most beautiful woman in the universe to an earthman if he will betray his native planet but finds to his regret that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Everyone Likes a...Ghost Story; A swindler buys a castle with the intention of faking it as a haunted attraction, but then he meets a real ghost and dies of heart failure thus ends up legitimately haunting the castle. The Eyes of Edward Morgo. The Yo-Yo. A Monster Among Us; An alien ambassador lands on Earth and, because of its monstrous appearance, is driven away. All scripts by Stan Lee, all art by Steve Ditko. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
- 6 1/2" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Cover loose at both staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
Cover art by Steve Ditko. The Terror of Tim Boo Ba; Alien warlord Tim Boo Ba is master of all he surveys but is wiped out in a torrential flood when an Earth boy drips water on the small scale model that is Tim Boo Ba's home planet. The Man Who Captured Death!; An old man builds a machine to freeze Death in his tracks since he is unwilling to go when he has so much more left to accomplish; With Death removed from the picture, the Earth becomes a shambles. I Come from the Black Void. The Spirit of Swami River; A swami crook steals money from gullible widows with his fake act until he promises to deliver money to a dead husband's spirit and the swami is surprised to find himself disappearing when the real spirit holds him to his word. The Genie Lives. All scripts by Stan Lee, all art by Steve Ditko. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.
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- 1.5" Spine split from top.
Cover art by Steve Ditko. Melvin and the Martian!; A gambling cheat encounters a Martian who offers to give him the secret of never losing if he helps the Martian locate a treasure. I, the Gargoyle!; A kind but ugly, and hence lonely, man pilots a digging machine on a one-way journey to the Earth's core where he discovers a civilization who "see with their hearts" and not their eyes in the dim light. Something Fantastic?; Lee and Ditko are having a story conference stricken with writer's block when a man walks into their office and offers to discuss ideas with them. The Plague! The Living Statues! All scripts by Stan Lee, all art by Steve Ditko. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.