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Auctions: comic books August 1963

  • Item #45916601
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    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) UK Edition 17UK GD 2.0

    Starts Oct 5

    UK edition. Identical to US edition but has 9d cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Defeated by Doctor Doom!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Back from the Micro-world, Doctor Doom attacks the Fantastic Four once more by kidnapping Alicia. Ant-Man guest appearance. 36 pgs. $0.12.

  • Item #51505175
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    Showcase (1956-1978) 45 FN- 5.5

    Signed by cover artist Russ Heath with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Starts Jan 4

    Cover by Russ Heath. Sgt. Rocks origin retold in "Sergeants Aren't Born!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Joe Kubert; As Sgt. Rock and his troops in Easy Company head into enemy territory, Rock reminisces about how he got to be the sergeant of Easy Company; As part of his first hike in training camp, the recruits went past a bunch of Nazi POWs; Cut to D-Day and the invasion of Normandy; When Private Rocks boat capsized, the specter of the POWs taunts forced Rock to push on to shore. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

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    Star Spangled War Stories (1952 DC #3-204) 110 CGC 8.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case

    Label #2133667013

    Starts Oct 5

    Dinosaur issue. Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Tunnel of Terror! The Suicide Squad's Mystery Mission featuring The War That Time Forgot with the Suicide Squad (PT & Prof), script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Sausage Flier starring Harrigan, art by Jack Abel. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #49716324
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    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 111 CGC 4.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #1465800018

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    Starts Oct 5

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Doctor Strange makes his 2nd appearance, and Baron Mordo makes his 1st appearance, in "Face-to-Face with the Magic of Baron Mordo!", script by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (co-plot), art by Steve Ditko; In his castle in Europe, Baron Mordo plots to steal the secrets of his former master, The Ancient One; Sending his spirit form to Tibet, he causes Hamir to poison The Ancient One's food. Human Torch is cover featured in "Fighting to the Death with the Asbestos Man!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Ernie Hart [as H. Huntley] (script), art by Dick Ayers; A frustrated scientist invents a fireproof suit in order to impress underworld hoods and become their partner in crime; The Torch is at first unable to defeat him, but with the advice of his sister he calms down and outsmarts the Asbestos Man. "Masquerade" text story. "Beware--the Machine!!!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A super-intelligent computer is built by American scientists and attempts to conquer the world; It defends itself against humans. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #51891203
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    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 46 VG 4.0

    Starts Sep 28

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. When Cyclops Walks the Earth, script by Stan Lee and Ernie Hart [as H. E. Huntley], art by Don Heck; While on vacation in Greece, Ant-Man and the Wasp go after a monster who terrorizes the local sailors. Ride to the Future text story. The Secret of the Swamp!, script by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, art by Paul Reinman; A lonely and plain woman meets a handsome man in the swamp and she marries him, not knowing that he is also ugly and they have been made beautiful to each other by the swamp's magic. The Most Dangerous Weapon!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In the year 2050 only one weapon remains on display in a museum as a reminder of the violent past. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.