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Tales of suspense comic books issue 50

  • Issue #50
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 50
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($51.27) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0321402025

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. The first appearance of the Mandarin is in the Iron Man story, "The Hands of the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; The Pentagon sends Iron Man into red China to get information on the Mandarin, an evil scientist feared even by the Communist regime; Iron Man struggles to overcome the Mandarin's powerful rings and martial arts, but he escapes his castle. "Them!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A man frantically tries to convince passersby that he is being chased by storybook characters; He is arrested by the police, but disappears from his jail cell, as he himself is a fictional character created by Larry Lieber. "Journey's End!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A meek and lonely space pilot volunteers for a suicide mission to investigate a strange cosmic cloud; the cloud hides a utopian planet, whose inhabitants only want humans brave enough to face the unknown to visit them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #50UK
    Tales of Suspense (1959) UK Edition 50UK
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($38.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • U.K. Edition.
    • Label #0227207016

    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. The first appearance of the Mandarin is in the Iron Man story, "The Hands of the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; The Pentagon sends Iron Man into red China to get information on the Mandarin, an evil scientist feared even by the Communist regime; Iron Man struggles to overcome the Mandarin's powerful rings and martial arts, but he escapes his castle. "Them!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A man frantically tries to convince passersby that he is being chased by storybook characters; He is arrested by the police, but disappears from his jail cell, as he himself is a fictional character created by Larry Lieber. "Journey's End!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A meek and lonely space pilot volunteers for a suicide mission to investigate a strange cosmic cloud; the cloud hides a utopian planet, whose inhabitants only want humans brave enough to face the unknown to visit them. 36 pgs., full color.