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Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #45
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 45
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    "The Hands From Nowhere" (art by Bill Benulis), "The Vagrant" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "Sabotage" (art by Bob Forgione), "The Old House," "The Seekers" (art by Joe Sinnott), and a two-page text story, "Mystery Mansion." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 46

    Cover art by John Severin. Forbidden Forest!, art by Tony DiPreta; A statue comes to life to protect two hunters from the dangers of the forbidden forest. Was He Just Seeing Things?, art by Manny Stallman; Aliens uses illusion to disguise their home planet from bothersome intruders. Contents: One Human!, art by Robert McCarty; The post office investigates boxes that contain shrunken people which expand to full size upon arrival at their destination. What Lurks Beneath?, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A diver tries to capture mermaids to sell them to zoos, but they capture him instead and place him in an exhibit. I Hear the Thump!, art by Al Hartley. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 49
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.62) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. To Conquer the Moon. What the Clouds Concealed, art by Tony Mortellaro. From Out of the Past!; Three paleontologists feel smug in their knowledge until they uncover a dig site that contains a museum constructed by prehistoric man that contains more fossil bones than they have ever gathered. The Searching Man, art by Paul Reinman. The Sudden Storm; A couple are encouraged to flee an approaching hurricane, but they decline. It turns out that they are Noah and his wife. As I Lay Sleeping, art by Tony DiPreta. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 50
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0291017010

    Cover by Carl Burgos. "Buried Forever," art by Don Heck; A man has a time machine constructed so he can learn where his ancestor's treasure is buried, but when he tries to collect it in the present, the island location turns out to be used for an atomic bomb test. "The Fantastic City!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Manny Stallman; An explorer thinks that he has found a hidden city of giants, but actually he has been "dwarfed by radio waves" in order to keep the location secret. "Waldo's Wonderland!", art by Robert McCarty; A toy inventor creates glasses that distort reality and so he is unaware when he thwarts a planned alien invasion by ignoring the soldiers who decide to invade a more easily cowed planet. "Buy a Gadget" text story. "The Missing Man," art by John Tartaglione; The man who keeps gravity working takes a day off with the result that objects begin to float until he gets back to maintaining his machine. "Decision!", art by Sol Brodsky; A mutant of Saturn who looks like a human crashes on Earth and is taken in by a family of hillbillies. "The Conquest of Saturn!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Lou Cameron. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 51

    Cover by Bill Everett. "The Mutant!", art by Robert Q. Sale; A man thinks that he was born different, a mutant, and thus is very isolated even though his great intellect has vastly benefited humanity; An alien thought projection reveals itself to him and informs him that he is not in fact a mutant, but rather was given his advanced intellect to benefit mankind on the cusp of joining the galactic federation of planets; The alien offers him the choice of returning to his home planet where he will be among equals, or of living the remainder of his days as a normal human. "I Flew In A Flying Saucer!", art by Ed Winiarski. "I, The Wizard," art by Paul Reinman. "The Perilous Paintings," art by Kurt Schaffenberger. "Old Yurie" text story. "Spaceship," art by Mort Meskin. "Blackout!", art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 52
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1275536002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.72) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover by Carl Burgos. "The Man in the Sky!", art by Bernard Baily; A conman changes his ways after he experiences a miracle while trying to pull a scam faking walking on air while the help of a helicopter hidden behind a man-made cloud and wires; A man looking out of a window loses his balance and falls and so the conman tells his partner in the helicopter to bring him up so that he can catch the falling bystander; He leaps into the air and saves the man, but when he returns them both safely to the ground, his helicopter accomplice tells him that he hadn't had time to hook up the wire yet. "Those Who Vanish!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Gray Morrow. "Needle in a Haystack," script by Carl Wessler, art by Lou Morales. "The Edge of the Cliff," art by Bill Walton. "Ride to the Future" text story. "No Such Animal," art by Harry Lazarus. "The Peace-Monger," art by Paul Reinman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 53
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    • 3/4" spine split.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Hidden Valley!, art by Lou Morales; A thousand-year old tribe builds a 'thoughtscope' in order to contact Mars, but the Martians use the device to place them into suspended animation. An explorer breaks the device, freeing them. There Were 3 Victims!, art by Sid Greene; Three men survive being tossed out into the airless vacuum of space and reverse the direction of the rocketship so that it does not convey criminals to Mars. Trapped in the Tunnel!, art by John Forte; A romantic ghost story about a dead woman who returns a compliment by saving the lives of some trapped tunnel workers. The Hunter's Prey, art by Dave Berg; Some hunters encounter a mammoth that turns out to be a circus animal from outer space. Build Me A Machine!, art by Steve Ditko; A scientist builds a time machine for a dictator who wishes to travel 50 years into the past with gold and plans for the H-Bomb in order to escape a losing war. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 55
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    • CGC Qualified
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Page 9 missing, affects story. Incomplete.
    • Label #1243610002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.77) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.14) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
  • Issue #56
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 56
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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. They Walk Through Walls!, art by Paul Reinman; A man with aspirations of overthrowing the U.S. government is apprehended by men who walk through walls. They explain to him that they are a secret society dedicated to guarding the people from men like him. Afraid to Dream!, art by Jack Kirby. Something Waits For Me!, art by Bob Forgione. No Answer, art by John Forte; A man thinks he is a failure because the machine he created to contact other worlds gets no response and his boss fires him. Voodoo!, art by Gene Colan. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 57
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.48) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    Cover art by Bill Everett. Inside the Furnace!, art by Robert Q. Sale; A man goes back in time and robs himself. The Black Boxes!, art by Dick Ayers; In the year 1958, when ICBMs become a reality, mysterious black boxes appear in the sky which render them ineffectual. The Unknown Ones!, art by Al Williamson; A lovesick space explorer finds another love in a Martian princess who gives up her claim to the throne to be with him. They Lurk in the Cave!, art by Werner Roth; A man thinks himself a failure until he helps a galactic policeman foil a criminal plot. The Strange Power of Mr. Dunn!, art by John Romita; A man develops a cell growth formula to help out his carnival-owner friend as an attraction. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 58
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. Danger in the Streets, art by John Forte; An atomic accident gives a researcher the ability to transmute objects into uranium. The Dragon's Roar!, art by Joe Orlando; A communist general decides to make an example of defiant villagers who celebrate the new year against his orders by building a dragon float with machine gunners inside to open fire upon the revelers. The Endless Journey, art by Ed Winiarski; When a chemist invents a serum that lets anyone will themselves to be elsewhere, it gets stolen by an escaped convict. Grotesque!, art by Hy Fleishman; A man threatened by a giant owl turns out to be the unintentional victim of a scientist disposing of an imperfect reducing serum. The Night of May 10th!, art by Bill Everett. The Secret!, art by Jim Mooney; A man gains his fortune by selling mud in beauty treatments gathered for him by mermaids. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 60
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.33) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1275536003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.48) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 2" spine split from bottom. Water damage.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The House of Fear!, art by John Forte; A man and a woman enter a creepy house when they are confronted by a spectral figure. Monster in the Mist!, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Ralph Mayo; A ship briefly goes through a time warp to the year 1519 and return to the present day just in time to avoid being sunk by a sea monster. The Trap!, art by Tony DiPreta. The Trap!, art by Tony DiPreta. Trapped by the Little Men!, art by Pete Morisi; When little men wake him from a sound sleep demanding that he come with them, a man realizes that his ancestor was Gulliver from "Gulliver's Travels." When He Presses the Button!, art by Ed Winiarski. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 62
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.84) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.08) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 7.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    "The Secret of the Pet Shop" with art by Mort Drucker; "No Way Out!" with art by Angelo Torres; "Something is Outside the Door!" with art by Bob Powell; "Thru the Dark Tunnel!"; "The Secret!"; "It Comes Out at Night" with art by Richard Doxsee; and a two-page text story, "Super Salesman." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 63

    Cover art by Bill Everett. A Tender Tale of Love, art by Richard Doxsee; A man looking to marry money rents a room in a house where all the occupants are ghosts. The Secret beyond Belief!, art by George Woodbridge; A scientist invents a rejuvenation process and a fellow scientist wants him to share it with the world, but the man refuses because the creative people who have gone through the process are no longer productive as they have all the time in the world to perfect their craft but never finish anything. The Terrible Toy!, art by Bob Forgione; People fear aliens who have appeared in the skies, but when a father seeks a lost toy for a beloved son, the humans realize that their shared bonds of compassion unite them and the aliens. The Room That Wasn't There, art by Don Perlin. The Girl with the Evil Eyes!; A man finds a voodoo amulet that is said to allow one to see into the future. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.