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Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) comic books

  • Issue #97
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 97
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.37) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 2.5" cumulative spine split through multiple wraps.

    The World That Vanished; An explorer finds a great library in the East which contains books that detail the story of Atlantis. Atlantis vanished beneath the waves because a commoner partook of a black magic potion so he could gain the love of the vizier's daughter. Beyond the Grave; The king of an African tribe is jealous the influence the witch doctor possesses, and so opens the cage of a captured gorilla that the beast will slay the witch doctor. Clue in Sepia text story. Danger in the Sun!; Sun Girl investigates a group of Incas in Mexico conducting sacrifices to the sun. The Wooden Horror!, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Christopher Rule; A puppeteer sorcerer creates wooden dolls to perpetrate crimes on the village below his castle. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 98
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.67) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 2" spine split from top.
  • Issue #99
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 99
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2043303008

    "The Wax Museum" (script and art by Don Rico), "The Man Who Couldn't Die," "Terror in the Streets" (script by Hank Chapman), and "The Brain." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 100
    Auction opens July 5
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3744809001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.77) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0348694025

    Cover art by Vern Henkel. The Man Who Wasn't There, art by Vern Henkel. Eyes of Doom. Black Horror text story. Vampire, art by George Klein; A brother brings home a vampire bat that he has captured from a cave; It turns into a beautiful seductress and hypnotizes him into introducing her to his brother, whom she desires as a mate; He warns his brother about her, but the brother thinks he is jealous and leaves; He reads up on methods for dealing with vampires and when the woman flies into a cave, he seals it with a cross, and shoots his turned brother with a silver bullet. The Strange Machine; The leader of the Spanish Inquisition intends to do away with a rival by presenting a strange machine that will prove he is in league with the Devil. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 101

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    The Man Who Died Twice!; Fate teaches a lesson to a man who denies him by giving him another chance to avoid being a passenger on a doomed airliner, but when he decides to drive instead of fly, the plane crashes into his car. The Spider!, script by Hank Chapman; A boy feeds his giant spider the neighbor's animals, and then the neighbor. When the spider bites the boy, he transforms into a giant spider. The Train to Nowhere text story. The Voice of Doom, art by Gene Colan; A man murders his stuttering wife and hears her voice accusing him; A psychologist friend recommends getting a parrot from South America that knows no English and leaving it in the room he hears the voice in. The Hidden Men, art by Morris Weiss. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 102
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1475290015

    "A Witch is Among Us," "The Man Who Dreamed" (art by Gene Colan), "The End of the World" (art by Basil Wolverton), and "The Island" (art by Cal Massy). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 103
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  • Issue #106
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 106
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 2" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #109
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 109
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($46.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Pedigree: Spokane
    • Spokane.
    • Label #1211211001
  • Issue #110
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 110
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1364707005
    Auction opens July 5
    • Slight professional restoration
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on front of case
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover.
    • Label #0988430009
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.45) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Russ Heath. The Empty Bus!, art by Syd Shores; A mobster gets on a bus during a rainy night that has no other riders in order to track down one of his former boys who took it on the lam; Suddenly a strange old man appears beside him and offers to tell him a story. Harry's Hobby!; An abusive wife pushes her husband past his breaking point. Foolproof!, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; A greedy landlord torches his building to collect the insurance but forgets one little detail in his plan. No Such Animal? text story. Peter and the Puppet!, pencils by Bill Benulis, inks by Jack Abel; A ventriloquist's dummy is actually alive and becomes a rival for his girlfriend's affections. A Coffin for Carlos!, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Abe Simon. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 119
    • Cover and centerfold detached. 3" Internal page tear.
    Auction opens July 5
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Heavy color touch, cover partially TRIMMED. Staples added (not manufacturing), tape along spine. 3" cumulative spine split.

    Stories include "When the Mummies Rise;" "Collector's Item;" "They Gave Him a Grave" (art by Lawrence Woromay); "The New Life;" "They Can't Burn Blackie" (art by Mac Pakula); one two page text story, "The Cursed Camera." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #123
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 123
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  • Issue #125
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 125
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.30) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple, staple rust/migration.
    Auction opens June 28

    Cover art by Harry Anderson. Where Monsters Prowl, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Jack Abel; Monsters inhabit the body of a reporter. The Consequence text story. The Dictator!, art by John Forte; Zinyov the dictator forces a scientist to develop a virus that will kill everyone in his country that doubts his ability to lead them. Its only victim is Zinyov himself. The Unwanted!, art by Bill Walton; Human colonists are forced off Mars and so attempt to return to Earth only to be rejected by the cavemen remnants left after atomic war. The Horror House. Murder!, art by Doug Wildey; Rorney kills his uncle and his cousin Eric gives him an alibi, but when their expected inheritance doesn't come through it leads to two more murders when they kill each other. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #127
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 127

    Vampires Also Die; A vampire is jealous of his brother's prowess and so he bargains with a witch to kill him; The witch gives him a powder to sprinkle on his brother's wings so that they will be unresponsive when he attempts to flee the mob. A Thing of Evil text story. Buried Alive!; A magician gets his romantically-minded assistant out of the way by locking her in a safe and dumping it in the river so that she drowns as water leaks in. He Walks through Walls; When a bank president receives a shock in his bathroom which renders his body intangible he decides to rob his own bank. Skrak's Secret!; An envious artist wishes to learn how a painter paints the grotesque figures that he does so he sneaks into the studio and surprises the man in his work. Gone is the Gargoyle; A gargoyle disguises himself as a policeman to marry a human girl. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #128
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 128
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($46.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1097078005

    Cover art by Harry Anderson. Emily, art by Pete Tumlinson; An alien marries a homely Earth girl who is treated cruelly by those around her and gives her a ring that will protect her when the rest of his invasion force lands. The Search! text story. When a Vampire Dies; Villagers kill a vampire who was appointed for their district and he is replaced by a vampire not content to feed merely upon the blood of animals. The Man Who Meddled!; A researcher looking to accelerate the life span of mice succeeds, but because he was exposed to the process as well, his son is dead from old age two weeks after his birth, and he is aging rapidly too. Walking Horror, art by Tom Cooke. Oh, Baby!, art by John Forte. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #130
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 130
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($25.65) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0276664007
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 6.5" cumulative spine split, water damage.

    Cover art by Russ Heath. Tornado, art by Vic Carrabotta; A tornado that behaves as though it were enslaved to a particular man turns out to be created by aliens to study his behavior. No Escape text story. Willie! Or Won't He?, art by Paul Hodge. The Next World!, art by John Forte. The Threat, art by Mort Lawrence. The Giant Killer, art by Sid Greene; Four mutant giants emerge from hiding after an atomic bomb test so that they can destroy the menacing mutant creatures created by the blast; They know that the radiation from the test will eventually prove deadly to all humans, but they are hunted down and killed before they can reveal how to stop this from happening. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #132
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 132
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1.5" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #133
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 133
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Mold.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.90) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Interior is complete. Long tears in cover and a few interior pages, crayon in interior margins.

    Cover pencils by Sol Brodsky. Meet Maggie, art by Sid Greene; A woman has fantastic luck because she is married to an angel. The Radio text story. The Lonely Little Boy!, art by Vince Colletta; A couple get a robot child as a companion for their son, but over time they lose their ability to distinguish between the two of them. Inside the Box, art by Ed Winiarski; A man inherits a fortune and a mystical glass which displays a man's inner self; When he goes down to the pub to choose one of his friends to share his fortune with he is dismayed to see that through the glass, they are all scoundrels. The Talking Dog, art by Bob Powell; A dog lets his master in on the secret that dogs can talk, they just choose not to. The Coward, art by Mac Pakula; A nightwatchman who lets a thief escape with the loot because he fears assault is branded a coward and exiled from his city. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #135
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 135
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust and migration.

    This issue contains interior artwork by Dick Ayers and Mort Drucker (5 page story). "Mr. Dugan's Dragon!" (cover featured) features a reporter who looks enough like J. Jonah Jamison to be Jonah's father. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #137
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 137
    • Interior oxidation.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.67) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1197184001

    Lost...One Robot, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel; A scientist attempts to build a robot companion but becomes jealous of its abilities; The machine can even read his mind and when the scientist thinks of dismantling the device, the robot falls apart in despair. Courage text story. The Door That Wouldn't Stay Shut!, art by Bob Powell; A landlord replaces a tenant's door with a door that continues to open of its own volition, so the man nails it shut for the night; When a fire breaks out, the door still opens itself, despite the nails. King of the World; A physicist wants his youth back so he can use his knowledge to lord it over people and drinks a youth serum that regresses him to infancy. He Came From Nowhere, art by John Forte; A man down on his luck is helped out by a 'dog' who is actually an angel. A Jinn Named Joe; An office employee gets a Jinn who helps him achieve material success, but then he becomes unpopular around the office. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #139
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 139
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($13.77) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1198533008

    The Nothing Man!, art by Pete Tumlinson; When a boxing hopeful invents a powder that makes him invisible in the ring, he becomes middle-weight champ. Weather Man text story. Danger From Nowhere!; A pilot who breaks the sound barrier hears voices plotting an invasion of America which turn out to be from Napoleon. The Sleeper!, art by Bill Benulis; A father of a little boy finds out that even toys have parents too. The Talking Box!; When an atomic war destroys civilization, the primitives who are left use an old phonograph recording of a message of peace to psyche themselves up for the war raids they inflict upon neighboring tribes. The Unseen Audience!, art by Dick Ayers; A circus clown is unaware that his performance is being viewed by an appreciative alien ambassador. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #147
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 147

    Cover art by Bill Everett. Frozen Alive!, art by Bob Brown; Three scientists free a T-Rex frozen in a block of ice. The Trouble With Marcus, art by Frank Bolle; A man desires to the leave the ranks of the spacemen, but finds that after years in space, he doesn't fit in on Earth anymore. It Happened To the Captain, pencils by J. Infantino; A cruel sea captain demands the waves be calm as glass and finds his ship trapped in a bottle. The Boaster text story. The Vanishing Martians, art by Steve Ditko; A man oversees soldiers from Jupiter land their craft on Earth to make repairs after a successful war with Martians. The Perilous Prize, pencils by Sid Check. Voices In the Night!; A broadcaster inadvertingly saves lives when different dialogue parts of programs get sent out to people in dangerous situations. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #150
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 150
    • Cover detached. Staple rust and migration. Mold.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.67) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 1" cumulative spine split.

    I Plunged Into Darkness!, art by Mort Drucker; A mountain climber meets a girl made of ice who saves his life and they fall in love; The ice people patriarch implants a mental block in the climber so that he will return to his own people. The House of Shadows!, art by Mac Pakula; Visitors from the future bring joy to a small town and then take the entire town with them back to the future. The Shrinking Man!, art by Bob Powell; A lab assistant knocks over a container filled with a new mold and thinks that the effect has shrunk him but it actually only works on inorganic matter and has enlarged the furniture and the house. The Man from Nowhere, art by Ed Winiarski. The Recipe text story. Ultimate Weapon, art by Vic Carrabotta; Foreign powers kidnap a scientist and he builds a teleportation machine to return back home. I'll Live Forever, art by Gray Morrow. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #152
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 152
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($8.63) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1198533017

    "Trapped in the Chinese Garden" (art by Mac L. Pakula), "When the Bubble Burst" (art by Wally Wood), "When Mongorr Appeared," "Beware the Invisible Trap," "The Menace of the Mole-Men" (pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel), "The People That Never Were" (art by Gray Morrow), and a two-page text story, "The Magic Hotel." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #153
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 153
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.17) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1294524004

    Cover art by Bill Everett. They Prowl On Earth!, art by Herb Familton; Oil barons from Mercury are looking for places to drill in Texas when an Earthling picks up their thought transmissions and thinks he's developed telepathy. No One Can See Me!, art by Robert Q. Sale; An assistant to a professor arranges to dispose of the man's glasses so he must drive a dangerous road at night; When the man has an accident and dies, the assistant plots to sell his invisibility potion to a foreign power. It Can't Be Done!, art by Ted Galindo; A scientist takes a handgun back to 1756 for protection when confronting a gunsmith he hopes to stop from developing his 'ultimate weapon' so that wars will not be as devastating. The Last Man Alive! Music From Above text story. Scare At Sea!, art by Bill Everett. Saucer In the Sky!, art by Pete Morisi. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #154
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 154
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • .5" Side edge tear through majority of book. Water damage.

    Something In the Sea!, art by Paul Reinman; A sailor meets a sea captain on a pier who tells him his fate is to run into a green fog concealing a giant white whale. I Live In Fear, art by Bob Powell; A reporter regrets getting his scientist friend to test out his invisibility ray on him when he detects non-human invisible creatures following humans around. The Mystery of the Black Box; A crook has a black box which links to the year 1791. The Hidden Man, art by Dave Berg; Two communist agents get taken for fools by a man disguised as a chemist who is actually the one that they are trying to arrest. Away From It All text story. The Stranger's Suitcase, art by Bill Walton. The Black Raven; A man hears the story of a wooden idol which points to an expensive gem and gets his buddies to follow him to Africa. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #155
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 155
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.39) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #BFE732-006
    Auction opens July 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Cover oxidation.

    "I Walk Through Glass," "Forbidden Fruit," "When I Close My Eyes," "Man in a Trance," "The Saucer That Couldn't Fly," "The Lost Million," and a two-page text story, "Upside-Down." Cover price $0.10.