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Strange Journey (1957) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Strange Journey (1957) 1

    Stories and art by H. C. Kiefer and others. Horror comics from Ajax-Farrell, featuring kid-friendly material as required by the new Comics Code. One of the few comics under Ajax-Farrell's "America's Best Comics" imprint, later borrowed for Alan Moore's unrelated publishing imprint. An office embezzler on his way home catches the commuter train for Hell. A bank robbery turns out to be the work of the most unlikely suspect, in a story reprinted with changes required by the Comics Code. A couple encounters a giant man-eating octopus while seeking a sunken Aztec treasure. Phantom Express; The Bedeviled Vault!; Memo: From a Police File!; Ballast of Gold; When the Sea Goes Dry! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Strange Journey (1957) 2

    Horror comics from Ajax-Farrell, featuring kid-friendly material as required by the new Comics Code. One of the few comics under Ajax-Farrell's "America's Best Comics" imprint, later borrowed for Alan Moore's unrelated publishing imprint. A hunchbacked assistant plots to take the kingdom from a blind princess. A man falls for a female ventriloquist, until he learns her terrible secret, in a story reprinted with changes required by the Comics Code. A detective investigates reports of an alien invasion in an abandoned building. Our Green-Eyed Princess of Dumbrille!; The Beautiful and the Dumb!; The Dreadful Vision; A Hole in the Sky; Space Is a Secret. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Strange Journey (1957) 3
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 3" Spine split. Cover detached. Only one staple (manufacturing).

    Stories and art by H. C. Kiefer and others. Horror comics from Ajax-Farrell, featuring kid-friendly material as required by the new Comics Code. One of the few comics under Ajax-Farrell's "America's Best Comics" imprint, later borrowed for Alan Moore's unrelated publishing imprint. A couple seeks help at a haunted house after their car breaks down. The real-life histories of the Titanic's fatal voyage and the science of flight. A spoof of TV space hero "Captain Video" that previously appeared in MAD clone Bughouse. Exit the Lone Ghost!; A Voyage Into Forever!; Lost Comet; Captain Kiddeo Space Bum; The Fantastic Fact! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Strange Journey (1957) 4
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by H. C. Kiefer and others. Horror comics from Ajax-Farrell, featuring kid-friendly material as required by the new Comics Code. One of the few comics under Ajax-Farrell's "America's Best Comics" imprint, later borrowed for Alan Moore's unrelated publishing imprint. Al and Tom of the Galactic Guardians investigate after a spaceliner vanishes into a space whirlpool, as the comic completes its transformation from horror to science fiction. The story of Orville and Wilbur Wright and the first successful motorized flight. A wacky story about the life of a TV weatherman that previously appeared in MAD clone Madhouse. Twelve Seconds That Changed History!; Whirlpool of Space; Operation Satellite; Uncle Featherby Weather--Or Not?; Valor Unlimited. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.