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Strange Suspense Stories comic books issue 1

  • Issue #1
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.12) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. Edited by Will Lieberson, Roy Ald, and Al Jetter. Terrifying pre-code stories: "The Man Who Warmed the Bones of the Dead!", art by Bob Powell; Housekeeper and furnace-tender Gisetto looks after the heating in a house allegedly inhabited by two old ladies; One night he encounters their lifeless bodies and has to fear for his life. "He Bartered His Head!", art by Bernard Baily; Aldous Forsythe acquires a mythical figurine which provides him with wealth and good fortune; But it comes with the terrible prize of losing one's head. "Explorer's Return" text story by Richard Jonah. "High Wire!", art by Mike Sekowsky; High wire acrobat Vincent Bora is applauded for his feats—except for one stranger; Could he be the man Vincent killed and took over his act and his girl from? 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. NOTE: There is also a 1967-69 series with issues running #1-9 with 12c cover prices. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Strange Suspense Stories (1967 Charlton) 1

    Cover by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Edited by Pat Masulli and Dick Giordano. Stories by Denny O'Neil (as Sergius O'Shaugnessy), Bill Montes (as Mary Poppin Fink), and Jim Aparo. 3 tantalizing Strange Suspense Stories! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Pre-Code Classics: Strange Suspense Stories HC (2016 PS Artbooks) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Jan/Feb 1954 to November 1954!" Collects Strange Suspense Stories (1952-1965 Fawcett/Charlton) #16-22. This one says it all: suspense stories that are strange, and that wasn't just idle talk, like, say, whacked out westerns or mad mysteries. No sir, the yarns to be had in Fawcett's and later Charlton's groundbreaking title set a new standard. And, connsidering the line-up, it's no big surprise: the incomparable Steve Ditko, Vince Alascia, Jim Aparo, Pat Boyette, George Evans, Joe Gill, Frank McLaughlin, Bill Molno, Rocke Mastroserio, Sheldon Moldoff, Charles Nicholas, Denny O'Neil, Joe Shuster, and Steve Skeates. Let's face it, eerie fantasy and weird SF had never been so classy. Hardcover, 252 pages, full color. Cover price $59.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Pre-Code Classics: Strange Suspense Stories HC (2016 PS Artbooks) Slipcase Edition 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Jan/Feb 1954 to November 1954!" Collects Strange Suspense Stories (1952-1965 Fawcett/Charlton) #16-22. This one says it all: suspense stories that are strange, and that wasn't just idle talk, like, say, whacked out westerns or mad mysteries. No sir, the yarns to be had in Fawcett's and later Charlton's groundbreaking title set a new standard. And, connsidering the line-up, it's no big surprise: the incomparable Steve Ditko, Vince Alascia, Jim Aparo, Pat Boyette, George Evans, Joe Gill, Frank McLaughlin, Bill Molno, Rocke Mastroserio, Sheldon Moldoff, Charles Nicholas, Denny O'Neil, Joe Shuster, and Steve Skeates. Let's face it, eerie fantasy and weird SF had never been so classy. Hardcover (with Slipcase), 252 pages, full color. Cover price $69.99.