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    Published Sep 1953 by Atlas.

    Auction Item: Menace (1953 Atlas) 7 FR 1.0

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. Fresh Out of Flesh!, script by Stan Lee, art by Syd Shores; A Blade Runner-type story where the replicant hunter doesn't realize that he's one of them. The Planet of Living Death, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath. The Witch in the Woods, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Sinnott; When a father reads his son "Hansel and Gretel" he realizes how gruesome fairy tales really are. Your Name Is Frankenstein!, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; The Frankenstein monster seeks companionship and finds only rejection and hate. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Sep 1953 by Harvey.

    Auction Item: Tomb of Terror (1952) 11 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 6

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, and Joe Certa. Tomb of Terror was one of Harvey Comics' notorious pre-Code horror comics. Two people sacrifice too much to give each other gifts, in a horrific version of O. Henry's Gift of the Magi. Workers attempt to pull an alien-abduction hoax on their boss, but maybe it's not a hoax after all. A cruel woman frequently locks her hapless niece in the closet to discipline her, but one day the girl isn't alone in the closet. Blood Money; The Clock; Weird Facts; The Rift of the Maggis; Communist; The Aliens; Terror Tricks; The Closet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.