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  • Item #49663711
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: White
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #2027072004
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Vulture in Duel to the Death with the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police; When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #49770916
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Vulture in Duel to the Death with the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police; When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #49997097
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Top edge label strip loose
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    • Label #0950902004

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Vulture in Duel to the Death with the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police; When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #50215200
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Vulture in Duel to the Death with the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police; When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #49231813
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • 1 small piece of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #2043338011
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Vulture in Duel to the Death with the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police; When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #49563766
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • "Stan Lee" written in marker. (Tape on cover.) U.K. Price Variant.
    • Label #0286115002
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    United Kingdom edition. First appearance of the Vulture in "Duel to the Death with the Vulture." Script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer in "The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer." Script by Lee, art by Ditko. Cover by Ditko. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139.

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  • Item #49018448
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Other - see grading notes
    • File Copy. Scratch to front of slab. Sticker residue to back of slab.
    • Label #0916185009
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  • Item #23691003
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    Published May 1963 by Dell.
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    • Label #0780910014
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  • Item #24174215
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    Published May 1963 by Dell.
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    • Label #0910492014
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  • Item #47814295
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    Published May 1963 by Dell.
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    • Label #0047331003
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  • Item #48836802
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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1304398018
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman's Psychic Twin" starring Batman, Robin, and Kathy Kane, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A rare chemical explosion psychically links Batman with Jo-Jo Gagan, and when the underworld finds out about this, they turn on Gagan and attempt to kill him, believing that the Caped Crusader will perish as well. "The Return of the Penguin" (1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin) starring Batman, Robin, and Vicki Vale, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Emerging from semi-retirement, due to the mocking of the underworld, the Penguin renews his battle of wits with the Caped Crusaders with a series of new bird-related crimes. Full-page ad for Metal Men # 1. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #48257576
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    Published May 1963 by DC.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman's Psychic Twin" starring Batman, Robin, and Kathy Kane, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A rare chemical explosion psychically links Batman with Jo-Jo Gagan, and when the underworld finds out about this, they turn on Gagan and attempt to kill him, believing that the Caped Crusader will perish as well. "The Return of the Penguin" (1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin) starring Batman, Robin, and Vicki Vale, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Emerging from semi-retirement, due to the mocking of the underworld, the Penguin renews his battle of wits with the Caped Crusaders with a series of new bird-related crimes. Full-page ad for Metal Men # 1. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #48836824
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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1963 by DC.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman's Psychic Twin" starring Batman, Robin, and Kathy Kane, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A rare chemical explosion psychically links Batman with Jo-Jo Gagan, and when the underworld finds out about this, they turn on Gagan and attempt to kill him, believing that the Caped Crusader will perish as well. "The Return of the Penguin" (1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin) starring Batman, Robin, and Vicki Vale, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Emerging from semi-retirement, due to the mocking of the underworld, the Penguin renews his battle of wits with the Caped Crusaders with a series of new bird-related crimes. Full-page ad for Metal Men # 1. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #50195363
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    Strange Sports Stories. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Phantom Prizefighter," script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; "Socko" was an amateur boxing champ who dreamed of becoming good enough to make it into the championship league; An alien in a crashed starship grants him his wish, but it comes with a high price. "Saga of the Secret Sportsmen," script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson; The world of the 30th Century has embraced a laid-back lifestyle, thanks largely to an invention called the Sportscaster, which lets the user play virtual sport games from the comfort of their own home; Real sports, in fact, have been outlawed all together for the danger of being too physical; Beings from Uranus have begun an invasion of Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #47419125
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    • CGC Signature Series
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    • Signed by Stan Lee on 5/3/18.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. The Merciless Puppet Master, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master is declared healed and plans his revenge againt the Fantastic Four; This time, he'll use the Sub-Mariner. Cameos by Doctor Doom, the Mole Man, and a Skrull. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #49840249
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    • Slab: Top edge label strip loose
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    No issue number on cover. Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Rain of the Missile Men!, script by Bob Kanigher, art by Ross Andru; The Metal Men battle the Missile Men. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #50237573
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  • Item #47789265
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    Cover by Jack Kirby. In the third appearance of Iron Man, he battles an evil genius named Doctor Strange - but it's not the Stephen Strange later introduced in Strange Tales - in "The Stronghold of Dr. Strange!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R Berns), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An imprisoned criminal scientist takes control of Iron Man in order to free himself; He threatens to blow up the world unless he is made world ruler. "Music Master" text story. "The Sorcerer's Spell," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A wicked general plots the overthrow of his king, but is too afraid to try; He forces a gypsy sorcerer to enchant him to remove his fear. "The End of the Universe!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In the year 3000 a faster than light space ship is developed to take man to the very end of the universe; Since the scientists think the chances of returning are slim, they choose a pilot with an unhappy life of no family, friends, or job who doesn't really care if he can return as long as he learns the secret of the universe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Sol Brodsky. The Mad Master of Time!, script by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, art by Don Heck; A scientist forced to retire makes a device to artificially age others and holds the city hostage. Lady Luck text story. Frankie's Fast Ball!, script by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, art by Larry Lieber and Sol Brodsky; A boy gains extraordinary physical and mental abilities due to his parents' exposure to radiation. My Fatal Mistake!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man is bitter because he has been replaced by a computer and must take a job servicing it. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns, script), art by Joe Sinnott; Loki magically diverts Thor's hammer to free himself from his chains; Thor returns to Asgard to find the hammer, and Loki tries to kill him with magical traps, but Thor overcomes them all to find his hammer and catch Loki; Odin and Jane Foster appearances; Heimdall cameo; Fricka cameo (first appearance of Odin's queen). "The Remedy Oil" text story, art by Marie Severin. "The Man Who Hated Monstro!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Paul Reinman; A star acrobat is jealous of a popular gorilla at his circus and torments it; Finally, he arranges for the gorilla to break free so that it will be shot, but it has enough strength left to swing out on the trapeze to get revenge. "I Used to Be...Human!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A space pilot is stranded on a planet where the only available food turns the eater into one of the planet's hideous natives; He eats the fruit in order to survive, but finds that the psychic communications of the creatures are so beautiful that he doesn't want to change back. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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