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Comic books October 1955, graded by CGC

  • Item #45227921
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0291017005
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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "From Out of the Smog!", script by Carl Wessler, pencils by Ross Andru; Alien invaders encounter a movie crew shooting a film about invaders from space and draw the conclusion that the film extras would defeat them in battle so they withdraw. "Lost" text story. "The Creatures!", art by Tony DiPreta; Humans encounter aliens which they take to be stupid animals and place them in a zoo. The aliens form the same opinion of humans and escape the zoo back to their spaceship. "The Man Who Was Magic!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Mort Lawrence; A hunter enters a cave and finds that the exit leads to Nero's Rome. "The Man In the Moon!", art by Ed Winiarski; A boy makes friends with a moon man and gives him his father's grass seed so that it can be planted on the moon. "They Vanish at Night!", script by Paul S. Newman, art by John Tartaglione; A psychologist sees what he takes to be a man suffering a delusion in the park speaking to a female manikin as though she were alive. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias and others. As the Comics Code goes into effect, former horror comic Black Cat Mystery briefly restores its superhero star and her Code-friendly adventures. (Official title is Black Cat Western Mystery, but superhero Black Cat is featured on the cover, just to confirm this is anything but a horror comic.) In a Scooby Doo-style plot, Linda's film crew encounters ghosts in an abandoned gold mine, but they're actually crooks trying to scare the crew away from hidden gold. Linda encounters danger and drama among the lumberjacks while shooting a film on location in the Northwest. Black Cat tries to protect a film crew shooting a Perils of Pauline-style cliffhanger. The Ghost Town Terror; Blind Fury; Big Wood's Death; Perils of Linda Turner. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #47647301
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    • Label #1990583001
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    Cover by Irv Novick. Draw Bob Hope! ad for Art Instruction Inc. "The Sword of Attila!", script by France Herron, art by Russ Heath; The crafty Cinna sends Marcus on a suicide mission: to seize the sword of Attila the Hun who threatens Rome!; Cinna's niece Lucia dresses as a soldier and joins him; Marcus dodges catapult fireballs but is captured. "The Threat of the Phantom Vikings!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Joe Kubert; Jon, the amnesiac Viking Prince, trains villagers how to fight as an abandoned ship drifts into the bay; Jon investigates and is attacked by a shark!; That night flames light up the village as the phantom ship drifts back; Jon finds the hold is packed with sharks and trap doors. His arch-enemy Thorvald attacks. One-page Laughing Arena story by Irwin Hasen. Short article about Roman siege weapons by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "Knight for a Day!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; Brian rescues a lady as she falls in the moat of savage fish; Sir Bane departs, but sends a message that Brian must bring the Sun Ruby to a castle across the Forest Perilous; Brian is waylaid by brigands, but the hawk Slasher drives them off and leads Brian to the secret grove where hangs the uniform of the Silent Knight. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #45712636
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    Published Oct 1955 by EC.
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    • Pedigree: Gaines File Copy
    • Gaines File Copy.
    • Label #1554514014
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    "Dateline: New York City" (art by Johnny Craig), "Steve Rampart" (art by John Severin), "Geri Hamilton" (art by Reed Crandall), and "Dateline: Rio Para" (art by Craig). Craig cover. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49272088
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  • Item #43984790
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  • Item #48564605
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  • Item #43321694
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    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
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    Cover art by John Forte. Who Speaks to Sorcerers?, art by John Severin; A man's car breaks down during a stormy night and he comes across a coven of sorcerers. Masquerade text story. The Martians, art by Mort Lawrence; Martians set up a Martian exhibit in a museum but become discouraged when the Earthlings do not prove clever enough to utilize atomic power to make the trip to Mars. But Don't Go Near the Water, art by Ed Winiarski; This story postulates that a girl's reflection in a pond has a life of its own. The Man Who Changed Things!, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A scientist thinks about quitting his job for a tire manufacturer until he has a dream about going back into time and changing things and, when he comes forward again, humans are slaves of ant masters. The Green Man!, art by John Forte; A human girl falls in love with a plant man who cannot breathe her atmosphere. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #26001536
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    The Nothing Man!, art by Pete Tumlinson; When a boxing hopeful invents a powder that makes him invisible in the ring, he becomes middle-weight champ. Weather Man text story. Danger From Nowhere!; A pilot who breaks the sound barrier hears voices plotting an invasion of America which turn out to be from Napoleon. The Sleeper!, art by Bill Benulis; A father of a little boy finds out that even toys have parents too. The Talking Box!; When an atomic war destroys civilization, the primitives who are left use an old phonograph recording of a message of peace to psyche themselves up for the war raids they inflict upon neighboring tribes. The Unseen Audience!, art by Dick Ayers; A circus clown is unaware that his performance is being viewed by an appreciative alien ambassador. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #47931000
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    Cover by Joe Maneely. "The Little Black Box!", art by Dick Ayers; A ruthless business man receives a small black box in the mail and thinks about how he has no friends and that it could be sent from an enemy who wishes him harm. "Strange Rescue" text story. "The Prisoner!", art by Art Peddy; When Aladdin's genie is freed by a communist who wishes for more powerful weapons than the United States and vast armies to conquer the free world, the genie voluntarily returns to his imprisonment inside the lamp. "Uncle Ed and the Men from Space," art by Bill LaCava; A kid with an uncle who is constantly bluffing about how good of a hunter he is meets up with Martians who attempt to bluff them, but the humans call their bluff. "Magic Words!", art by Russ Heath. "Man of Mystery," art by Syd Shores. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Last issue, Namora crossover. Cover price $0.10.

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