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Tales of Suspense (1959) comic books

  • Issue #51
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 51
    • Centerfold detached at one staple and loose at other. Oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 1" spine split from the bottom. 7" tear in front cover (taped). Oxidation.
    • Staple rust migration. 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. First appearance of the Scarecrow in "The Sinister Scarecrow!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A contortionist becomes the Scarecrow and steals some plans from Tony Stark to sell them to Cuba; Iron Man follows the Scarecrow and steals back the plans. "The Recipe" text story. "The Green Thing!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A psychic alien plant lands on Earth and torments a human to prove its power, but it is eaten by a crow. "The Primitive!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A space explorer finally gives up his quest to find a more advanced species, not knowing that the primitives he found were more advanced, until they invented the cobalt bomb. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #52
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 52
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
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    • Oxidation. Water damage. Abrasion on back cover.
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    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split, cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. First appearance of the Black Widow in "The Crimson Dynamo Strikes Again!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Don Rico (as N. Korok), art by Don Heck; The Black Widow and Boris are sent to America to kill Anton Vanko, the Crimson Dynamo, for defecting to America; They are also tasked with killing both Iron Man and Tony Stark. The first half of "The Magician" text story. "The Seance!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber, pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Chic Stone; A fake medium uses special effects to simulate supernatural powers, but he is taken into the spirit world by real ghosts as punishment. "The Failure!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; The Earth of the future is overwhelmingly materialistic, except for one idealistic young man and his lover; They are abducted by aliens, who have determined that he is the best suited to be absolute ruler of their empire. This issue includes a statement of ownership - average print run, 318,932; average paid circulation, 188,005. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #53
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 53
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 4 1/2 " Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water damage.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0767389003
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 09/04/2010.
    • Label #1025471009
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    • Water damage.
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    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at original staples. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Second appearance of the Black Widow in "The Black Widow Strikes Again!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Don Rico (as N. Korok), art by Don Heck; To redeem herself in the eyes of the communist leader, Black Widow steals the new anti-grav ray device developed by Tony Stark and attacks Fort Knox; Iron Man destroys the ray device, but the Black Widow escapes. "The Magician" text story. "The Omen," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as George Bell); A superstitious warlord thinks a flare of light is a good omen for an invasion, but when it is discovered to be a meteor his entire world must evacuate in order to survive. The Watcher origin in the fifth Tales of the Watcher, "The Way It Began," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; The Watcher comes from a super-advanced race that decides to share its technology with others; When their first attempt ends in tragedy, they vow never to interfere with the affairs of less advanced species. The second half of "The Magician" (text story).36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #54
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 54
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Iron Man's costume gets a slight re-design in "The Mandarin's Revenge!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; Tony's observer missiles have failed in Vietnam; So, he goes to investigate, which leads him to the Mandarin; He attacks the Mandarin's castle, but he is captured. "Secret Mission" text story. "Skrang Strikes Tonight!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Dick Ayers; An invincible alien invader has weapons that can disable all Earth's armed forces, but he is frightened off when he sees an old lady's fox-fur collar. "Hands Off!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Chic Stone; The Watcher is tempted to break his vow of non-interference, but sees that it is for the best to obey. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #55
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 55
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staples reinforced with tape at centerfold. Marking on front and back cover and interior pages.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. "No One Escapes the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; Iron Man escapes the Mandarin and destroys the ray he used to interfere with US missiles; Meanwhile, Happy struggles to keep the company operating in Tony's absence. "All About Iron Man," script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A detailed guide to Iron Man's armor; With some details about his personal life and supporting cast. Pepper Potts' Pin-Up Page by Don Heck; The first time readers learn Pepper's real name: Virginia Potts. "The Atomizer" text story. "The Sun-Stealer!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Larry Lieber; The Watcher must save Earth from an alien without breaking his vow of non-interference. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #56
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 56
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.
    • Cover detached.
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1000801003
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. First appearance of the Unicorn in "The Uncanny Unicorn!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A Soviet agent with high-tech armor comes to the US to capture Iron Man; He kidnaps Pepper and injures Happy to draw Iron Man out, and then threatens to blow up Stark's factory unless Iron Man comes with him; Iron Man boards Unicorn's plane, but then destroys it, though the Unicorn escapes; Thor, Wasp, and Giant-Man cameos; Part of this story continues in Avengers #7. "Pouf!" text story. "The Watcher's Sacrifice!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as George Bell); The Watcher falls in love with a courageous alien queen, but his duty forces him to leave her. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #57
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 57
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    • CGC Signature Series
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    • SIGNED BY STAN LEE ON 9/21/13.
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    • 1.75" Spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.
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    • Tape over full horizontal tear in front cover.
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    • Original staples missing. Glue on centerfold. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Cover by Don Heck. First appearance of Hawkeye in "Hawkeye, the Marksman!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A carnival marksman tries to become a super-hero, but after a misunderstanding with the police he falls in with the Black Widow; Hawkeye attacks Iron Man at the Widow's request, but when he accidentally injures his partner in the fight he flees to get her to safety. "The Runner" text story. "The Watcher's Power!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as George Bell); Space Pirates plan to attack a rich planet, thinking the Watcher will not interfere; They are destroyed because they unknowingly targeted the Watcher's home world, the one planet that he can interfere with. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #58
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 58
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0343308017
    • Heavy ink transfer to cover.
    • Writing within interior.
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    • Label #2058980005
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2066656009
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    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Oxidation. Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Captain America (first appearance in this title) battles Iron Man in "In Mortal Combat with Captain America!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck and Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Chameleon tricks Iron Man into attacking Captain America, and the two fight until the misunderstanding is discovered; Second Kraven the Hunter appearance; Giant-Man and Wasp appearances. "The Runner!" text story. "The Watcher Must Die!", script by Stan Lee, art by George Tuska; An alien warlord attacks the Watcher, and is instantly destroyed by accelerated aging; This is the last Tales of the Watcher story in Tales of Suspense; Another series starts as a back-up in Silver Surfer (1968 series) #1. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #59
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 59
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story. Water damage.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
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    • No bottom staple. Top staple reinforced. 2" centerfold tear. Tape over 4" interior tear.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Iron Man and Captain America double feature begins. The Avengers guest star in the Iron Man story, "The Black Knight," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Chic Stone; Iron Man battles the Black Knight; Wasp, Giant-Man, Captain America, and Thor appear. Part of the story continues in "Captain America," the first Silver Age Captain America solo story, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; While Cap lounges around Avengers Mansion, thinking about Bucky and his place in the world, a gang of costumed thugs break in intent on stealing any secrets or weapons Stark may have lying about the place, to sell for profit; They figure Cap's "just an acrobat"; Bucky Barnes cameo; First appearance of Jarvis (the Avengers' butler). Letters page begins. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #60
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 60
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0266849001
    • Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • 1" spine split.
    • Hardened glue residue on front cover.
    • First page has a 3" spine split. 1/2" tear on back cover.
    • Cover detached. 1.5" Spine split from bottom.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Second appearance of Hawkeye in "Suspected of Murder!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man versus Hawkeye and Black Widow; cameos by Thor, Giant-Man, and the Wasp. "The Army of Assassins Strikes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Baron Zemo sends the Army of Assassins after Cap, who is assisted by Rick Jones in defeating them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #61
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 61
    • Staple rust and migration.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust/migration.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). 1.5" Spine split.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached (taped in).
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page, does not interrupt art or story.
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1000801008
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "The Death of Tony Stark!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man versus Mandarin and his giant robot Koto. Iron Man pinup by Don Heck. "The Strength of the Sumo!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Captain America goes into Viet Nam to rescue prisoner of war Baker, and must face the Sumo. Letter from Pete Von Sholly (future comics artist). 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #62
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 62
    • Oxidation.
    • residue
    • Water damage. Staple rust.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page, does not interrupt art or story.
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    • Signed by Stan Lee (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Origin of the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man is a prisoner of the Mandarin, who proceeds to relate his origin. "Break-Out in Cell Block 10!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Captain America breaks up a prison riot. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #63
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 63
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0154348022
    • Staple rust and migration
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Oxidation.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Residue. Cover oxidation.
    • Cover detached from top staple.
    • Cover detached at both staples. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 6" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Cover oxidation.
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    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.
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    • Cover detached and held with tape.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Captain America) and Don Heck (Iron-Man), inks by Sol Brodsky (Captain America) and Dick Ayers (Iron-Man). "Somewhere Lurks the Phantom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man stops industrial saboteur the Phantom, who turns out to be one of his employees. Captain America's origin is told for the first time in the Silver Age in "The Origin of Captain America!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); While the Nazi war machine marches on, President Roosevelt institutes a top-secret program, "Project Rebirth"; In a secret lab, scientist Dr. Erskine gives army 4F reject and volunteer Steve Rogers the "super-soldier serum," which turns him into a virtual superman; But a Nazi spy who got past security murders Erskine before he can create an army of men like Rogers, and is killed when he runs headlong into some electrical machinery; Rogers becomes the costumed Captain America, as a symbol of freedom; Bucky Barnes appearance; Franklin D. Roosevelt cameo; This is a re-telling of "Meet Captain America" from Captain America Comics #1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #64
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 64
    • Staple rust.
    • Cover detached at one staple and loose at second staple. Tape at spine.
    • Water damage. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Third appearance of Hawkeye, and the first appearance of Black Widow's costume in "Hawkeye and the New Black Widow Strike Again!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Chic Stone; Iron Man tackles Hawkeye and the new Black Widow, who is now a costumed villainess. "Among Us, Wreckers Dwell!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); Sando, a Nazi agent posing as a stage act with the innocent Omar, lures Captain America and Bucky into a trap involving "mental projections" of sabotage against Allied forces; This is a re-telling of "Case No. 2" from Captain America Comics #1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #65
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 65
    • Staple rust migration. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Centerfold detached. Oxidation.
    • Only one staple (manufacturing). Centerfold detached. Cover loose at staple. Bottom outside corner of back cover is missing.
    • 2.75" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0994265016
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "When Titans Clash!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Small-time burglar Weasel Wills stumbles upon Iron Man's armor and Tony Stark must don his old armor to stop his crime spree. First Silver Age appearance of the Red Skull (turns out to be an imposter; the real one appears next issue) in "The Red Skull Strikes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Cap and Bucky track down the Red Skull, only to discover that he is an imposter who replaced tycoon Maxon; The real Red Skull is manipulating the "Maxon" Skull; This is a re-telling of "The Riddle of the Red Skull" from Captain America Comics # 1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #66
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 66
    • Oxidation.
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    • Label #0994265018
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    • Cover oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. Iron Man's costume changes slightly in "If I Fail, A World Is Lost!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); US Senator Harrington Byrd has commissioned Stark Industries to build a new submarine, which is to be tested by Iron Man. "The Fantastic Origin of the Red Skull," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; The Red Skull's origin is told and Cap is brainwashed into being a Nazi. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #67
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 67
    • Staple rust and migration.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. 1/4" spine split from top. Tanning. Heavy soiling. Staining.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Oxidation.
    • 5/16" Cumulative spine split. Water Damage.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from top of comic.
    • Tape seal on back cover.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "Where Walk the Villains!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Dream-Maker (formerly Count Nefaria) creates hallucinations ("dreams") in which Iron Man must battle some of his former enemies. "Lest Tyranny Triumph!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); Red Skull and his Nazis are trying to make Cap kill the Allies' high command; Bucky Barnes and Adolf Hitler appear. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #68
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 68
    • Oxidation.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.
    • Oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "If a Man Be Mad!", script by Al Hartley, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Tony Stark must face not only the traitorous Morgan Stark, his own cousin, but also Count Nefaria and invading aliens. "The Sentinel and the Spy!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); Captain America breaks free from the Nazi brainwashing and attempts to return to his unit. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #69
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 69
    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic.
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    • Oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck and Mike Esposito (bottom tier only). "If I Must Die, Let It Be With Honor!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Vince Colletta; Communist camp commander Boris Bullski wants to take on Iron Man and releases one of his prisoners to construct an armor, making him Titanium Man. "Midnight In Greymoor Castle!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Dick Ayers, inks by Dick Ayers; Nazi scientist Dr. Rawlings plots against Cap and Bucky, despite his sister Celia's entreaties. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #70
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 70
    • Staple added (not manufacturing). Staple rust.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Esposito. "Fight On! For A World Is Watching!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Battle between Iron Man and Titanium Man continues. "If This Be Treason!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by George Tuska; Dr. Rawlings regrets his collaboration with the Nazis when his sister falls victim to Major Uberhart's ambition to kill Cap and Bucky. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #71
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 71
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Wally Wood. "What Price Victory?", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Wally Wood; Iron Man defeats Titanium Man, but at the price of Happy's health. "When You Lie Down With Dogs...!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by Joe Sinnott; In this Captain American story, Dr. Cedric Rawlings turns on the Nazis and saves the day. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #72
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 72
    • Water damage.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Esposito. "Hoorah for the Conquering Hero!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Returning to America following his battle against the Titanium Man, Iron Man begins to worry over the fate of his bodyguard Happy Hogan, who was critically injured in that battle. "The Sleeper Shall Awake!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by Wally Wood (pages 1-4 uncredited) and George Tuska (pages 5-7) (pages 8-10 uncredited); Captain America goes after the Sleepers, sleeper agents planted by the Red Skull who were to activate the Sleeper robots 20 years after the War; Guest appearances by the Red Skull, the Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Quicksilver. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #73
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 73

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. The Black Knight guest stars in "My Life for Yours!", script by Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, and Flo Steinberg (plot assist), pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); Iron Man learns that Hogan has been kidnapped from the hospital, and he follows the clues to a secret castle. "Where Walks the Sleeper!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by George Tuska; Captain American battles a giant robot created by the Red Skull called the Sleeper; a Nazi agent has men unleash a second Sleeper. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #74
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 74
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. "If This Guilt Be Mine--!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); When Iron Man is left for dead by the Black Knight, he calls upon Pepper Potts to come to his rescue. "The Final Sleep," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and George Tuska (pencils), inks by George Tuska; Two of Red Skulls Sleepers are activated so Captain America goes to a NATO camp seeking help before a third can be activated; Cap explains to a general that the Sleepers intend to destroy the entire human race. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #75
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 75
    • Staple rust and migration.
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    • Oxidation.
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    • Label #1207544008
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. "The Fury of ... the Freak!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); When using the Enervation Intensifier device in order to heal Happy Hogan of his wounds, Iron Man accidentally transforms his friend and body guard into a horrible creature dubbed The Freak. 1st appearance of Sharon Carter (Agent 13) and Batroc the Leaper in "30 Minutes to Live!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Dick Ayers (pencils), inks by John Tartaglione; Cap tries to keep Batroc from getting his hands on a vial of Inferno 42. Ad for Fantasy Masterpieces #1. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 76
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by John Romita. "Here Lies Hidden… the Unspeakable Ultimo!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); While being arrested for the use of the Enervation Intensifier, Tony Stark is suddenly transported through time and space; But where will he end up?; The Freak turns back into Happy, but then the Mandarin attacks. "The Gladiator, the Girl, and the Glory!", script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita; Batroc and Captain America duke it out over the vial of Inferno 42. Statement of Ownership: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 367,728.36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #77
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 77
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    • 1-1/2" spine split from top of comic.

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. "Ultimo Lives!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin), inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); While Iron Man fights the Mandarin and his Ultimo robot, senator Byrd closes down Stark Industries. "If a Hostage Should Die!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and John Romita (pencils), inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); In a flashback to World War II, we see how Cap spends a few weeks with Peggy Carter and her resistance fighters. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #78
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 78
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Crescendo!", script by Gene Colan (co-plot) and Stan Lee (co-plot, dialogue), pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); Iron Man defeats Ultimo by tricking the monstrous android into setting off a long-dormant volcano; The Mandarin believes Tony Stark is dead, and vows Ultimo will live again; Shellhead steals a Commie jet and narrowly avoids getting shot down by US fighters. "Them!", script by Jack Kirby (plot) and Stan Lee (co-plot, dialogue), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia; While Cap is in the middle of a training exercise involving flying "shock rollers," he's surprised to see Nick Fury turn up looking for info on a secret organization known only as "THEM"; As they talk, a strange flying craft lands outside Avengers Mansion, and a large, deadly "chemical android" attacks. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #79
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 79
    • Oxidation.
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    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. "Disaster!", script by Stan Lee and Gene Colan (co-plot), pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel; On returning from the Orient, Tony Stark finds his money has been impounded, his factories shut down, and there's a warrant out for his arrest--all for failing to appear before Senator Byrd's Congressional committee; Weak and low on power, he goes to Pepper's apartment, but she's not home; In a stairwell, he dons his suit of armor and does an emergency charge; After having no better luck at Avengers HQ or Happy's apartment, he strolls down to the waterfront to think; But from the waters rises Warlord Krang's flagship; guest appearances by Sub-Mariner and Dorma. 1st modern-day appearance of The Red Skull, and the introduction of the Cosmic Cube in "The Red Skull Lives!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia; Captain America battles a squad of costumed assassins attacking a power station in the heart of NYC - but nobody else can see them; Red Skull plans to frame Cap for murder. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #80
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 80
    • Oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. Sub-Mariner guest stars in "When Fall the Mighty!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); Iron Man breaks into his own factory in order to repair and recharge himself while on the run from the law; However, he is interrupted by the arrival of a surprising enemy; The story continues in Tales to Astonish #82. "He Who Holds the Cosmic Cube," script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck; Captain America rescues a pilot whose plane was shot out of the sky, only to discover he's a member of A.I.M., and he tells Cap about A.I.M.'s "supreme achievement" - The Cosmic Cube - which has been stolen by its "keeper," who's taking it to his new master... The Red Skull. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #81
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 81
    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. "The Return of the Titanium Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); Tony Stark finally decides to turn himself in to the authorities so he can finally reveal the secrets of the Iron Man armor to a US Senate Committee for the sake of national security; The story continues from Tales to Astonish #82. "The Red Skull Supreme!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia; Cap fights a seemingly-hopeless battle against The Skull, who, armed with The Cosmic Cube, can do anything he wishes merely by thinking it; The Skull envisions instantly making everyone on the planet his slaves, turning every able-bodied man into a fighting machine, creating "new, invincible weapons... in endless number, with matchless power." 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #82
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 82
    • RESTORATION. Color touch. Staple rust.
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    • Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1.5" spine split from top.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "By Force of Arms!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Tony Stark flies into Washington D.C. to present himself to the hearing in his Iron Man armor, however on the way he is attacked by the newly revived Titanium Man who was launched into Washington D.C. by the Soviets. "The Maddening Mystery of the Inconceivable Adaptoid!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia; The Adaptoid escapes from his AIM creators and invades Avengers Mansion to attack Captain America; Guest appearances by the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and Bucky Barnes. Red Skull cameo; The story crosses over with a SHIELD story in Strange Tales #149. Ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #83
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 83
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel. "Victory!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Jack Abel (as Gary Michaels); While battling the Titanium Man in Washington D.C., Iron Man soon finds that Pepper Potts, the girl he loves, is caught in the Titanium Man's paralyzer ray. "Enter ... the Tumbler!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Adaptoid, posing as Cap, is attacked by the Tumbler. Cap manages to defeat both. Letter to the editor from future comics writer Marvin Wolfman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #84
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 84

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Other Iron Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Tony Stark is finally at Congress to tell them about the abilities of his Iron Man armor, after it's been put off for the last ten issues or so; As Tony starts to speak, he suddenly collapses as his chest plate starts malfunctioning; After a few days in hospital, Tony's chest plate has been recharged by the doctors, who suspect that it was to help his heart; Tony realizes that the Mandarin is behind Happy's disappearance, and that it's up to him to save him. "The Super-Adaptoid!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia; Captain America leads the Avengers (Goliath, Wasp, and Hawkeye) to the captive Adaptoid, where it's tied up after being captured in the previous issue; However, unknown to the Avengers as they try and make sense of what it could be, the Adaptoid is secretly adapting their powers as they stand before him; Appearances by Goliath (Henry Pym), Hawkeye, and the Wasp. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #85
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 85
    • Staples replaced, reinforced with tape.
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Into the Jaws of Death," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frankie Giacoia); The Mandarin thinks Happy is the real Iron Man, and so attacks him with his rings, which Happy is helpless against; Meanwhile, back in America, Tony Stark rushes to his factory, as he needs to make another set of armor so that he can save Happy. "The Blitzkrieg of Batroc!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia; Captain America fights Batroc the Leaper, who has been hired by Hydra to kill him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #86
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 86
    • 1" spine split from the top.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Death Duel for the Life of Happy Hogan!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Iron Man battles Mandarin to save Happy; The Mandarin uses one of his rings to coat Iron Man with a layer of ice; While looking for Happy, Iron Man hears some of the guards mentioning a missile that the Mandarin has given to the Chinese army, which is secretly set to attack an American base, thereby leading to a war between the East and West. "The Secret!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia; Captain America sneaks around a hidden base in Asia; A large robot attacks him; Cap sneaks into an air vent and follows it through to a man called Colonel Kuro Chin, a SHIELD operative called Agent 60; Cap aims to stop the Z-Ray. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #87
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 87
    • Staple missing.
    • 1 1/8" Spine split from base of comic.
    • Oxidation.
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Crisis - at the Earth's Core!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Iron Man investigates the collapse of a house and enters the subterranean world; Mole Man shoots a cannon that causes a rock slide to collapse over Iron Man. "Wanted: Captain America!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Jack Sparling, inks by Joe Sinnott; Disguised as Captain America, the Planner robs banks with his gang, but is foiled by the real Cap. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #88
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 88

    Cover by Gil Kane. "Beyond All Rescue!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Iron Man and Pepper try to escape Mole Man's subterranean world; The subterraneans kidnap Pepper; Iron Man follows them to the Mole Man, and then pretends to agree to give the Mole Man his earth digger; Iron Man then flies Pepper out as the digger explodes, burying the Mole Man and destroying Stark's factory. "If Bucky Lives..!", script by Stan Lee, art by Gil Kane; The Red Skull (behind the scenes) sets a trap for Captain America by showing him a robot duplicate of Bucky; "Bucky" says that he's been held a prisoner for years and needs Captain America to save him, saying he's on Seagull Island; Caps ship is caught in a plastic bubble just like the one which brought Power Man and Swordsman to the island; The story crosses over with Avengers #38; Appearances by Power Man and the Swordsman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #89
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 89
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" spine split. Water damage. Chew.
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Monstrous Menace of the Mysterious Melter!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Tony Stark visits the construction site of his factory, where it's being rebuilt; Happy Hogan and Pepper Potts are also there and almost get injured by a faulty crane. In order to save them, Tony pushes Pepper out of the way, with him and Happy being hit by the rocks the crane is carrying; Pepper immediately rushes to Happy, and Tony realizes that she loves Happy, not him; Iron Man faces; The Melter escapes from jail and kidnaps Tony. "Back From the Dead!", script by Stan Lee, art by Gil Kane; The Red Skull, using a Bucky robot, lures Captain America into a trap. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #90
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 90
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Golden Ghost!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Melter forces Tony Stark to improve his weapon; After he leaves Stark for dead, Tony Stark dons one of his old armors and defeats Melter. "And Men Shall Call Him Traitor!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Sinnott; Cap manages to escape from the Red Skull's death trap, only to find out the Skull is lifting Manhattan into the sky; The only way Cap can save the island is by pledging to do the Skull's bidding for 24 hours. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #91
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 91
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Uncanny Challenge of the Crusher!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; The president tries to kill the Crusher, but is unsuccessful; The president then orders the Crusher to kill Iron Man, secretly hoping that Iron Man kills the Crusher.; After defeating him, Tony Stark finds out Happy and Pepper have gotten married. "The Last Defeat!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Sinnott; Captain America must do the Red Skull's bidding for 24 hours; Cameos by the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Hawkeye, Goliath (Henry Pym), and the Wasp. Ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #92
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 92
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Within the Vastness of Viet Nam!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Iron Man helps the US Army in Vietnam test some inventions of his designed for military use; After a successful test, Iron Man's told that the real reason he was asked to come was so that he could destroy a fortress known as Hill 38, a laboratory where a communist called Half-Face lives. "Before My Eyes, Nick Fury Died!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; AIM tries to assassinate Nick Fury, but Captain America manages to stop their Mecho-Assassin. Guest appearances by Hawkeye, Goliath (Henry Pym), Wasp, Quicksilver, the Scarlet Witch, and Hercules. Part of the story continues from Avengers #42 and Strange Tales #159. Letter from comics writer Tony Isabella. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #93
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 93
    • Corner margin piece missing, slightly interrupts art.
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    • 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • Water damage.
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Golden Gladiator and... the Giant!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Half-Faces creation, the Titanium Man, attacks Iron Man; Iron Man activates his roller skates to dodge Titanium Man's blows; Half-Face orders Titanium Man to destroy a nearby village so that Americans will be blamed for it. "Into the Jaws of ... A.I.M.!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Agent 13 tells Captain America that her mission is to destroy A.I.M. creation MODOK; Cap agrees to destroy it with her; An A.I.M. agent sneaks up and shoots Cap with a paralyzing ray. Walt Simonson, and Deane Blakeney. Letter to the editor from comics artist Walt Simonson. Ad for Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #94
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 94
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1340626028
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    • Cover oxidation.
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    8 bids
    Current bid: $34.00
    Time left: 1d 21h 33m
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    • Cover detached, small pieces torn from back cover.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The Tragedy and the Triumph!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Dan Adkins; Iron Man saves villagers while battling Titanium Man; Iron Man destroys Titanium Man control center; Titanium Man aims a disintegrator ray at Iron Man. First appearance of Modok in "If This Be... Modok!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Helpless from a paralyzing ray, Captain America is about to be shot by an agent of A.I.M; However, MODOK wants to destroy Cap himself. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #95
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 95
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached from bottom staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Missing staple (manufacturing). Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "If A Man Be Stone!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Tony Stark discovers that his factory has been broken into while he was in Vietnam; The culprit is a young SHIELD agent named Jasper Sitwell; Sitwell explains that Nick Fury has assigned him to guard Stark's factory because it makes many of SHIELD's devices; The Grey Gargoyle breaks into Stark Industries, turning guards to stone. "A Time to Die - A Time to Live!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Captain America searches for a fugitive gang leader; He thinks about how this is going to be his last mission, and theres a flashback that shows Steve Rogers getting a call from SHIELD Agent 13 that he likes; Cap reveals his identity as Steve Rogers; Steve thanks Tony Stark for everything he did for the Avengers. Ad for Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #96
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 96
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 4" tear on front cover, has been taped together.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2070463023
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    • Paper: White
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #76BF92-122

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Deadly Victory!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Iron Man is assisted in his battle with Grey Gargoyle by SHIELD agent Sitwell. "To Be Reborn!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Now that his secret identity is known to all, Captain America falls prey to various assassins; The Sniper appears. Ad for Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #97
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 97
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: White
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Coming of... Whiplash," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Jasper Sitwell tries to remove Iron Mans helmet, but cant; Tonys cousin Morgan Stark tells the Maggia he can get them Iron Man, who battles Maggia goons. "And So It Begins--!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Two men from a crime syndicate attack Captain America; Black Panther visits an outpost, but finds that the men guarding have been wiped out; SHIELD Agent 13, Caps lover, disguises herself as a female spy called Irma Kruhl before going on a dangerous mission. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #98
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 98
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #325-AC-014
    11 bids
    Current bid: $54.00
    Time left: 1d 21h 34m
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2089462003
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    Auction opens February 24
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Claws of the Panther!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Captain America and Black Panther join forces to combat the henchmen of Baron Zemo. "The Warrior and the Whip!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Iron Man creates holograms of himself to confuse Whiplash during their battle; Jasper Sitwell has searches for Tony Stark at Stark Industries; He discovers that Morgan Stark took Iron Man away. Letter from comics writer Bob Gale. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #99
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 99
    • .5" Spine split from top.
    • 3/4" Spine split from top.
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from top of comic.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
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    Final issue. Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia. "At the Mercy of the Maggia," script by Archie Goodwin, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Johnny Craig; At the risk of putting greater strain on his heart Iron Man fires a repulsor ray at Whiplash; Jasper Sitwell searches for Iron Man after Tony Stark's cousin Morgan kidnapped him and took him to the Maggia; Nick Fury appearance; The story continues in Iron Man & Sub-Mariner #1. "The Man Who Lived Twice!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Syd Shores; Captain America and Black Panther continue their fight against Baron Zemo and his men; The story continues in Captain America #100. Letter to the editor from comic and book distributor Bud Plant. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.