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Journey into Mystery (1952) comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #1
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 1

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    Cover by Russ Heath. "One Foot In the Grave," art by Tony DiPreta; A man decides to make money by reselling flowers stolen from graves until the dead return to take their flowers back. "Death Finds A Way!" text story. "The Clutching Hands," script by Carl Wessler, art by Cal Massey; A writer murders another writer to steal his work, but the dead writer's hands continue to make trouble for him. Haunted!, art by Vic Carrabotta; A ghost scares off potential buyers of a derelict house. "It Can't Miss," art by Jay Scott Pike; An accomplice to an escaped con kills a man who looks like his buddy so that the cops will find the body and think the escaped prisoner is dead while he assumes the dead man's identity. "Iron-Head," art by Dick Ayers; Bronson is a grave robber and a murderer; To avoid being captured by the authorities, he accepts a job as a deep-sea diver on a private yacht. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 2

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    "The Scarecrow," art by Russ Heath; Scrawny Tim Blake buys a magic potion to build up his muscles, which is very successful at first, until it sends his body out of control. "The Pact" text story. "Don't Look!," art by Jay Scott Pike; A madman offers to give an attorney a magic mirror that reveals how people will look in the future but there is a secret terrible cost. "How Clumsy Can Ya Be?," art by Howard Post; A would-be magician bungles his training in India, and when he returns to the States to begin his career, he bungles his first performance, too. "Thru the Door," pencils by Ben Brown, inks by David Gantz; A boxer's manager tries to persuade the boxer's wife to run away with him, but the boxer overhears and chases after them; They barricade themselves in a room, but the manager then learns that the woman is really a hungry vampire. The Hiding Place, art by Gene Colan; When Ann and her lover Paul are confronted by Ann's husband, she panics and kills him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 3
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    • Label #753826-097

    "Hands Off!"; Eugene Varo designs artificial hands, and strives to imitate "the old masters" in that field; However, his creations are rejected by manufacturer Perry Nugent; Returning home, Varo is confronted by a ghostly figure who desires to take the hands back to the past, as "they are too beautiful for this age." "Revenge From Beyond" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Corpse!", pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Sy Barry; This story is narrated by the dead body of John Saxton; Before his death, he had been engaged to marry a woman named Barbara, but suspected her of having an affair with his brother Donald. "I Didn't See a Thing!", art by Louis Zansky; Running from the police, wanted criminal Ed Rocco ducks into a bar, where he meets a rather strange-seeming bartender; Rocco buys a drink in an attempt to quiet his nerves, but he soon sees the ghosts of the men he has murdered gliding into the bar and threatening to kill him. "The Stroke of Midnight!", art by Carmine Infantino; Bank president Ebenezer Grimm fires a longtime employee for being too "soft-hearted," and then he forecloses on the mortgage of an old woman, forcing her out of her house. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 4
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    Cover by Bill Everett. "The Bewitched Bike!," art by Tony DiPreta; A crook steals a bike from a time-traveler that has come from the year 1992, forty years in the future; He robs a bank and pedals into the future but is recognized anyway and shot as he attempts to flee. "Death Waits Within!," art by Carl Hubbell; An elderly couple that run an inn in Europe murder their guests in order to rob them and send the money to their son in America. "The Locked Door!," art by Ed Winiarski. "Out of the Jungle" text story. Out of the Jungle; Pete Norris is a con who is about to get the chair for the murders he committed. "Hiding Place," art by John Romita. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 5
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    Cover by Bill Everett. "Fright," script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; A cruel asylum keeper is drugged by his assistant as he and the asylum keeper's wife wish to marry. "The Big Shoes" text story. "Zombie!," art by Tony DiPreta; In a Haitian village, a criminal named Blackie becomes afraid for his life when a man named Larson he framed for a crime has learned how to raise the dead and control the reanimated corpses as zombies; After a close brush with death when fighting off the zombie, Blackie decides to go and learn how to raise a zombie himself. "Condemned!," art by Carl Hubbell. "Innocent Bystander," art by Dick Briefer; A woman buys an antique statue that murders her in her sleep. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 6

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    Cover by Bill Everett. "Death!," script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; When a scientist reanimates the body of a murder victim he has freshly killed in order to learn what death is like, his victim shows him by strangling him. "The Experiment" text story, art by Paul Reinman. "Wings of the Vampire!," script by Stan Lee, art by Ed Winiarski; A European village inspector thinks he is safe from the town vampire by locking himself inside the jail, but it turns out that is the vampire's hideout. "The Perfect Specimen!," art by Tony DiPreta; When a recruiting station tests what appears to be the perfect recruit they are surprised the x-ray results reveal him to be a robot. "The Man Who Went Back," script by Carl Wessler, art by Sam Kweskin; An escaped killer, due to be hanged, gets on a bus that moves forward in time so that the passengers age rapidly. "Till Death Do Us Part!," script by Carl Wessler, art by Mort Lawrence; A man who murders his wives for their money hooks up with a woman who just murders her husbands for kicks. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 7

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    Cover by Bill Everett. "Death of a Puppet," art by Harry Anderson; A puppeteer's menagerie consists of shrunken humans. "Death Draws a Circle" text story. "Ghost Guard," art by Tony DiPret; A hermit reveals himself to be a ghost guarding pirate treasure. "Paid In Full," art by Carl Hubbell; A collection agent bullies one of his victims so much that the man murders and robs the collection agent unknowingly in the darkened streets so he has the money to pay off his debt. "High As a Kite," art by Vic Dowling; The town drunk who wishes to be as high as a kite meets the Devil in a bar, who grants his wish. "It's Murder, He Says!," art by Jack Abel; The police take down the story of a man who claims to know about the details of a murder that took place between two brothers. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 8
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    • Label #0277941001
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    • Interior is complete. 5-1/2" cumulative spine split. Mold. Water damage. Staple rust.

    Cover by Russ Heath. "The Tough Guy," script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A muscleman gets pistol whipped and winds up in the hospital; He overhears a conversation between two doctors about a serum that toughens the body so he decides to take it and turn to crime with his powerful body. "Indoor Sport!," art by Sam Kweskin; A female ghost acquires pictures of men from potential suitors and throws darts into them to inflict pain and death upon the men in revenge for a man who once jilted her. "Willie Brown Is Out to Get Me!," script by Stan Lee, art by Al Luster; People tell a thug that Willie Brown is after him, which terrifies him, since he shot Willie Brown a week ago and he is now a zombie. "Time Reversal" text story. "He Who Hesitates...," art by Al Eadeh; A hesitant professor finally decides to kill the romeo who's moving in on his wife, but as usual, he waits a little too long and the other man pushes him off the cliff instead so that he can marry the professor's wife. "The Strange Case of Mr. Whimple!," art by Fred Kida; A thief attacks a man who always carries a box around on his shoulder with a blackjack and kills him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 9
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    • Label #0271748004
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    • Tape along full length of spine. Excessive creasing and cover wear. Art and story complete.

    Cover by Bill Everett. "The Only Man In the World" (Part 1), art by Jerry Robinson; Aliens from dimension X stop time and then destroy humanity. "I Made a Monster," art by John Forte; When a jilted scientist is building a Frankenstein monster to kill for him, he decides to test it by using the type of lipstick his love interest wears as a kill trigger in order to pay her back for spurning him. "Last Verdict" text story. "The Hungry Animal!," art by Ed Goldfarb; Synopsis: When two robbers murder a retired sea captain in his seashore house, they decide to kill his pet as well, lest it begin to howl before they have time to get far enough away from the scene of the crime. "The Black Box!," art by Mac Pakula; A shoplifter regrets stealing and opening a black box from a "monster sale." "My Brother's Killer!," art by Paul Reinman; A brother decides to murder his brother for an inheritance, but when the train they are traveling crashes, he decides to merely leave him to perish in the fire. When the will is read, it is revealed that the dead man was the only person who knew the location of the mine wherein the fortune was kept. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 10

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "The Wrong World" [The Only Man in the World, Part 2], art by Jerry Robinson; The professor from the first story in the previous issue rebuilds the cyclotron that he destroyed in order to activate it and restore time to the moment just before humanity was wiped out. "Jack and Jill Went up the Hill!," art by Larry Woromay; A woman named Jill murders her stepbrother Jack while mountain climbing, and the tether between them drags her down as well. "Witch-Girl" text story. "Now You See It...," art by Sam Kweskin; When his wife threatens to leave him for the manager, the magician really does saw his wife in half. "The Assassin of Paris," art by Charles A. Winter; A thief picks the wrong mark when he targets a mindreader. "Vacation for Vincent," pencils by Bill Benulis, inks by Jack Abel. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 11

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    Cover by Russ Heath. "The Hidden Vampires," art by Tony DiPreta; When a village has been sucked nearly dry of blood by undetected vampires, a vampire stalker arrives with his helpers, a black box filled with hungry mosquitoes. "The Art of Death!!" text story. "The New Look," art by Dan Loprino; The Devil grants the wish of an ugly man to have a new handsome face by grafting it onto the back of his head. "If the Coat Fits," script by Jack Oleck, art by Russ Heath; A man leaves a coat with a pawn shop owner that transports the wearer into another dimension and replaces them with a shadow person. "Meet the Dead," art by Don Perlin; A medium gets a couple of her spirit contacts to frame another medium as a fake who is draining away clients from her. "The Other Face," art by George Tuska; A plastic surgeon wants a man's wife so knocks him out and exchanges faces with him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 12

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "A Night in Dragmoor Castle!!," script by Carl Wessler, art by Al Eadeh; A thief meets a girl who works as a maid at a castle and convinces her to help him rob the place so that they can acquire enough money to return to America together. "The Lost Continent" text story. "A Witch in Love," art by Dick Briefer; A witch, who has never seen a man before, one night leaves the forest for the nearby town only to mistakenly fall in love with a statue in the town square. "All About Mars," art by Pablo Ferro; An ugly man decides to build a rocket to take him to Mars, but the Martians are even more repulsive than he is, so they flee from him in disgust. "The Sight of the Ghost!," art by Tony DiPreta; A ghost in the forest comes across a boy trapped in a pit, but everyone who sees him is too frightened to lend aid. "The Strange Boy," art by Ed Goldfarb; A greedy couple gain custody of a small boy, who survives a fire, in hope of extracting a reward from relatives when they are located. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 13

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    "Not Normal!," art by George Roussos; A man with a gun that fires silver bullets has difficulty finding a girl with no demon blood in her, even in Budapest, so he ends up marrying an American girl who is neither a witch nor a vampire. "A Bargain With Satan" text story, art by Carl Burgos. "Keep Off the Grass," art by John Forte; When a gangster buys an estate and damages the lawn with his golf practice, the grass gets even. "The Living and the Dead," art by Myron Fass; A man who enters a cemetery finds that he has crossed a barrier between the living and the dead, and the damned souls there wish him to plead to Satan their case that they should be released. "What Harry Saw!;" A man uses a device to look into the future to check up on his wife; When he sees her with another man, he attempts to shoot her. "We Don't Want Your Head!," art by Vic Carrabotta; After a pianist arranges for his wife to be murdered on safari for her money he is captured by native hand-hunters. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 14

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    Cover by Gene Colan. "The Slug!," art by Russ Heath; A wealthy man's brother attempts to induce transformative nightmares through hypnosis so that he can inherit the wealth when the victim is committed to an asylum. "Sculptor of the Dead" text story. "Where the Vampire Flies," art by Robert Q. Sale; This story is about a married couple who are both vampires but hide the secret from each other as they fear the other would hate them if they knew. "The Man Who Owned a World," pencils by Vic Carrabotta, inks by Jack Abel; A hateful man who bullies his stepson realizes in the last moments of his life that the one person who hates him most in the world is himself. "The Right Bait," art by Vic Carrabotta; A hunter falls prey to a canny jungle monster who lays a trap of treasure for greedy men. "The Star Men!," art by Dick Ayers; Aliens telepathically instruct a boy on how to build a rocket to their planet; When he arrives, they interview him about what life is like on Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 15
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    • Cover detached at one staple, 1-3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Sol Brodsky. "Satan Can Wait," art by Paul Reinman; When a man enters a bar and, as a gag, offers a skeptic a contract for his soul for one million dollars, the skeptic signs it. "Killer in the House" text story. "Till Death Do Us Part," art by Vic Carrabotta; A man finally works up the nerve to strangle his cheating wife but an atomic war breaks out, and the two of them find their bodies fused together by atomic radiation. "The Face That Followed," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Al Luster; An escaped convict vows to haunt a hermit who has murdered him after ascertaining where his stolen loot was buried. "Bewitched," art by Mannie Banks; In 1686 a man asks a woman to marry him and is turned down so he plants evidence to get her condemned as a witch. "The Man Who Was Nobody," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; A Martian sleeper agent is eradicated when his usefulness is ended due to incarceration in an asylum. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 16
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    • Paper: Off white
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    Cover by Harry Anderson. "Vampire Tale," art by Doug Wildey; A man wrapped in bandages is on trial for murder after slaying a vampire. "The Curse" text story. "Man Alone!," art by Al Eadeh; Communists get the idea to swap a spy for the village idiot in a centrally located village by taking a hermit and training him to pass for the idiot. "The Man Who Wasn't," art by Bill Walton; A man invents a youth serum and wishes to give it to the oldest member of an old folks home, but the man doesn't want it. "The Vultures," art by Mannie Banks; Unknown to his children, a man leaves his estate to the ones who attend his funeral. "The Question!," art by Vic Carrabotta; An inventor who loves his wife asks an electronic brain which he devised two questions, 'When will my wife die?' and 'When will I die?' 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 17
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    "He Took It with Him," art by Paul Hodge. "Machine Age!," art by Sid Check; Following an atomic war, the human survivors live underground, building machines to do their work for them. "The Thing that Walked!," art by Robert Q. Sale. "Sweet Death" text story. "The Death of Danny!," art by Harry Anderson; A man's TV programs come through in 3-D, which he takes advantage of to acquire possessions until he takes a woman from "The Monster Takes A Bride." "Midnight on Black Mountain," art by Mort Lawrence; A woman with a terminal illness falls in love with a man named Walter who is indifferent to her; She offers him everything but he says he would never marry a witch. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 18
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    • Paper: Off white
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    • Label #848DE1-027

    "The Man Who Went Back!," art by Pete Tumlinson; A man is pursued through time by tax collectors. "Hate Is the Master" text story. "The Hidden Man!," art by Ed Moline; A mysterious sniper who has shot seven people in the city park turns out to be a monkey in the nearby zoo who somehow acquired a gun. "He Wouldn't Stay Dead!," art by Bill Walton; A man conducts rites that reincarnate his shrewish wife's spirit into a figurine, but the new person, whom he names 'Jolie', is a kind and supportive ideal wife. "The Swami!," art by Mort Lawrence; A crook forces his stepson to commit crimes for him but one victim is a swami who turns the man's greed against him. "The Worst Thirst," art by Ed Winiarski; Two brothers are incensed that their neighbors have put down a well that has dried up the well on their property so they lay pipe to divert the water back down to the well on their property. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 19

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    Cover by Sol Brodsky. "Behind the Locked Door!," art by Pete Tumlimson; When a man with a robotics researcher as a girlfriend gets a robot from her, it builds itself a girlfriend robot. "The Ray Machine," art by Tony DiPreta. "The Un-Human!," art by John Forte; When an alien spy assumes the shape and mind of a servant of the top scientist in the country in order to learn of Earth's defenses, he absorbs some of the goodness of the man's soul, and thus does not reveal to his evil alien masters that they will be destroyed when they attack Earth. "The Little Things!," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Howard Post; A man finds that the oriental figures his wife buys somehow turn into the real thing when they are broken; He wants to be rid of her, so he buys a rattlesnake figurine. "It Waits In the Tank!," art by Vince Colletta; When a man acquires a strange sea creature it slowly transfers into his body and switches minds, leaving him inside the tank starring out at the alien being which has seized his form. "The Witch Burning," art by Ed Winiarski. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 20

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "Quick-Change!", art by Pete Tumlinson; A guy in love with an evil woman tries to woo her with an amulet which changes him into legendary creatures but she steals it to commit robberies; After one success she realizes that she doesn't know any more legendary creatures so she rushes into the library with police right behind her. "The Man in Black!" text story. "After Man...What?", script by Paul S. Newman, art by Bob Powell; A man discovers that Starlings have actually come from the moon and are planning on displacing humans on Earth. "Hector!", art by John Tartaglione; A woman who has a robot servant for a husband is the envy of all the other neighborhood women. "The Messenger!", script by Paul S. Newman, art by Jack Abel; A warehouse employee from the future gets the foreman taken away as a mental case after he shows him impossible products. "The Crazy Car!", art by Bill Everett; When a stranger approaches Karl Baxter on the street and invites him to take a test drive in his car: a car that runs on no fuel of any kind, Karl decides to kill the old man and figure out a way to duplicate the engine in the car so that he can make a fortune....or so HE thinks! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 21

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    Cover by Joe Maneely. "Too Human!," pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Alien invaders adapt the same form of humans to learn their weaknesses but grow to like them, and when their masters demand they report in, they tell them that the humans are dangerous and smash the communicator. "The Cylinder!" text story. "The Missing Men," pencils by Bill Benulis, inks by Jack Abel. "The Man With No Past," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Joe Maneely; An artist who's been working with a publisher for a year suffers from severe claustrophobia; His boss refers him to a psychiatrist who puts him under hypnosis. "The Hog!," art by Joe Kubert; A reckless driver enjoys being the 'road hog' so much he designs mirrors to magnify the expressions of his motorist victims; A hitchhiker berates him for his behavior and tells him someday you'll "meet a bigger hog than yourself." "The Hidden Vampire!," art by Fred Kida; An American reporter investigating stories of a vampire in Hungary meets his end when he realizes that the castle he's been poking around in is itself the vampire in disguise. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 22
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    • Insect chew to top right corner of first five interior pages. Does not affect art or story.

    Cover by Joe Maneely. "Mission On Earth," pencils by Art Peddy; A fantasy writer is visited by aliens who wish him to teach them human emotions so that they can observe humans undetected. "Strange Pursuit" text story. "Haunted House," pencils by Larry Woromay; A man takes a bet to spend the night in a haunted house and ends up the ghost which haunts the house. "The Man Who Watched," art by John Forte; An East German plots to murder his business partner and then get help from an Allied soldier stationed just across the border, but the soldier is actually a statue and does not respond to his plea. "The Blaster," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Seymour Moskowitz; Martian gun-runners arm select humans with advanced weaponry hoping that they will battle amongst themselves and leave them as easy pickings for an invasion force. "The Human Germ," art by Mort Lawrence. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 23

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "Gone...But Not Forgotten?," art by John Forte; An alien child makes off with Earth city landmarks. "Trapped!" text story. "Yvette," art by Marvin Stein; Two ghosts search for each other on the streets of Paris. "Revenge!," art by Ed Winiarski; A man in a labor camp plots his revenge against a co-prisoner responsible for his being there, but has the ill luck of following him into the gas chamber on the day of his scheduled execution. "The Doll House!," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Gene Colan; Now that she's twelve, a girl's parents think she is too old for her dollhouse, so they put it in the attic. "Clinging Vine," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Manny Stallman; An explorer has a theory that ivy is plotting against mankind; They put him in a padded cell, where ivy sneaks in through the bars and strangles him before anyone notices. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 24

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    Cover pencils by Sol Brodsky. "The Locked Drawer!", art by Bill Benulis; A couple buy a dresser that used to belong to a witch and the bottom drawer does not open; They are curious because of a story the furniture dealer told them about the witch keeping all of her secrets in the bottom drawer, and so they attempt to open it, without success. "High Pressure Man!", art by John Tartaglione; A desperate publicity man is trying to use gimmicks to garner attention, but with his new client, the schemes don't work out; First he tells the man to enter the lion cage at the zoo but the beasts appear uninterested so he enters to attempt a rescue, but he ends up needing to be rescued by his client from the animals; Second he tells the client to enter a burning building and he will enter to rescue him but he is overcome by smoke and the client has to carry him out. "The Stone Bird," art by Angelo Torres; A farmer is plagued by a gargoyle that nightly devours his chickens. "The Journey" text story, art by Carl Burgos. "The Long Night," pencils by Paul Reinman; A man believes that his relatives are just waiting for him to die so they can get his money and that he hates them; When he is under the impression he has died, he finds himself in an afterlife where he is stopped from boarding a beautiful boat taking people to the promised land. "The Eager Beaver!", art by Mort Lawrence; A man who always wants to be first in line for public events in order to photographed by the newspapers regrets when he signs up to be the first man launched to Mars. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 25

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "The Man Who Lost Himself!," art by Vic Carrabotta; Aliens remove a man's memory so that he will not disclose their presence. "Make a Wish" text story. "At Your Service!," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Jack Katz; This story is told from the point of view of a genie who makes selfish wishes boomerang on people but grants unlimited wishes to the selfless. "The Little Man!," pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Ernie Bache; A man who thinks himself unimportant unintentionally foils a plot of a couple of terrorists to bomb the UN building. "Foster's Fate!," script by Carl Wessler, art by Ann Brewster; A soldier wants his buddy to meet his sister but he has already fallen for a girl he's met. "Miracle On Maple Street!," script by Carl Wessler, art by Joe Sinnott; A puppeteer's puppets exhibit excellent carpentry skills to give an old town a makeover in response to a mayor's request. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 26
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.48) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • 1 piece of tape on cover and 1 piece on interior cover.
    • Label #848DE1-028

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "The Wishing Well!," art by Paul Reinman; A young couple starting out find a well on their property that appears to grant wishes. "The Runner" text story, art by Carl Burgos. "The Plane to Nowhere!," script by Carl Wessler, art by Mort Lawrence; A man has an argument with his wife and then gets on a plane which deposits him into a world of doppelgangers. "The Machine!," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; Scientists build a calculator that gets bored with them and transports itself to another planet with an advanced civilization that will pose more interesting questions. "Stormy Night!," art by Bob Brown; When a nurse gives an ambulance driver a medal of the patron saint of travelers he is surprised to hear from people at his destination that the bridge he crossed to get there had been washed out hours ago. "The Man From Out There," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Pete Tumlinson. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
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    • 2-1/2" spine split from top of comic.

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "The Man Who Stopped Time!," script by Carl Wessler, art by Dick Ayers; A man buys a watch that stops time, but for every minute he halts, a year passes for him. "The Expert" text story. "It Happened On Mars," art by John Tartaglione; When a space ranger meets a Martian princess, he forgets about the girl who jilted him. "The Masterpiece!," art by John Severin; A painter two hundred years dead does a favor for a struggling artist who ekes out a living copying his works. "The Man Who Changed," art by Jay Scott Pike; A plain woman shows kindness to a down-and-outer on St. Valentine's day and he reveals himself as St. Valentine and rewards her with beauty. "The Train That Wasn't There!," art by Bob Powell; A railroad magnate curses his rival with a ghost train that runs through his property. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "They Wouldn't Believe Him!," art by Pete Tumlinson; A woman three thousand years hence flees into the past to avoid marrying a bore. "The Masterpiece" text story. "The Last Chance," art by Paul Reinman; In order to avoid a costly war, a marriage is suggested between two rival factions, but the man finds the girl homely and is not interested. "The Hole in the Ground!," art by Bob Brown; Aliens from another dimension kidnap people in an apartment building. "Jigsaw!," art by Doug Wildey; A man buys a jigsaw puzzle where the pieces fly out of his hand as he tries to place them. "The Survivor!," art by Dave Berg; A man washes up on a beach populated by tiny people. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 29

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    Cover by Joe Maneely. "Three Frightened People," script by Carl Wessler, art by Reed Crandall; A soldier's spirit shows up in time to save his family from three escaped convicts. "The Wish" text story, art by John Forte. "The Black Book," art by Manny Stallman; An evil sea captain reads a spell from a book of black magic wishing for a sea calm as a "sea of glass" and winds up inside of a bottle. "Mr. Know-It-All," script by Carl Wessler, art by John Forte; A carnival operator is in cahoots with Moon men. "Into Thin Air!," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; Elephants go to another planet when they die. "Someone Is in My Room," art by Bob Brown; A sick person's spirit rests up in his room while his body goes to work. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.