([October] 2006)

Marvel, 2006 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
54.99 USD
Pages:
280
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
0-7851-2407-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
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Editing:
Cory Sedlmeier (collection editor); Stan Lee (original editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern US
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 2006 series) #1 [Regular Edition].

Reprints Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 Series) #1-10. Volume 68 in the Marvel Masterworks Library.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
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?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Credits/Contents (Table of Contents)

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Introduction (Table of Contents)

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Michael J. Vassallo
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[Tales of Suspense #1] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Don Heck (signed)
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Don Heck (signed)
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?
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Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
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The Strangers from Space! (Table of Contents)

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?
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed)
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Al Williamson (signed)
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-100

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
General Krenkle; Lieutenant Morrow
Synopsis:
In the future an alien ship arrives and lands at the world capital. The alien’s human form calms hostility and allows peaceful contact. The alien really projected an image to pacify bigotry.
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The Newshound (Table of Contents)

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?
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Joe Maneely
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Joe Maneely
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?
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Typeset
Job Number:
K-241

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Snoop Scooper; Marsha Marlow
Synopsis:
A reporter with an uncanny nose and a woman with keen hearing and become the blueprints for a new breed of journalists.
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I Dared Explore the Unknown Emptiness! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Don Heck
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Don Heck
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-95

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Colonel Frank Stevens
Synopsis:
In the 25th-century, humans use a new cobalt fuel in their search for a colony world to relieve overpopulation. They find that humans can only flourish on Earth, and should appreciate it more.
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The Day I Left My Body! (Table of Contents)

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?
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John Buscema
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John Buscema
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Job Number:
M-567

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Wells; Martin Shaw; Ellen Shaw
Synopsis:
A prisoner accidentally gains a psychic hold on a lawyer. He forces the lawyer to work constantly on his appeal, but fatigue hurts the lawyer’s oratory and the murderer is sentenced to death.
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He Fled in the Night (Table of Contents)

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?
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Larry Lieber
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Larry Lieber
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Job Number:
T-96

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Robinson Crusoe
Synopsis:
A restless clerk leaves England for a life at sea, thinking that he will found an empire in the Pacific. Robinson Crusoe, the clerk, is sure his voyage will make his fortune.
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Prisoner of the Satellites! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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Job Number:
T-107

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Coren; Zak; Ozt
Synopsis:
Aliens launch satellites that shrink objects on Earth in preparation for an invasion, but the humans harness the power of cosmic rays to reverse the effects and the aliens abandon the plan.
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[Tales of Suspense #2] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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?
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Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Roderic Zante
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Invasion from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

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?
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Jack Kirby
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Christopher Rule
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-144

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Alien ships appear over Earth, causing panic. After a failed military strike, the world's leaders disarm at the advice of an old astronomer, who had actually faked the ships to create unity.
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The Sorcerer (Table of Contents)

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?
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Joe Maneely
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Joe Maneely
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?
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Typeset
Job Number:
H-203

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tom Morton; Jack Morton; Ellen Morton; Johnny Morton
Synopsis:
A man who has travelled the world and seen wonders performed by hermits in India returns home to find that his young nephew creates magic with only belief.
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Trapped in Yesterday! (Table of Contents)

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?
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?
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Carl Burgos
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-129

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jason Grubb; Prof. Harvey Wilkes
Synopsis:
A disgruntled janitor uses a time machine to travel to King Arthur's time to pose as a sorcerer using technology. None of it works independently, and he is forced to mop up the great hall.
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The Planet That Wasn't There! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Russ Heath
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Russ Heath
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-148

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Elizabeth
Synopsis:
The world president insists on missions to find a hidden planet, always leading to failure. When his daughter is killed aboard the latest rocket, the attempts to reach "Earth" are abandoned.
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The Secret of Planet "X"! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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Job Number:
T-113

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Josef Kluge; Kirov
Synopsis:
A dictator conquers an alien world full of unresisting people. He quickly finds that they are already slaves of the sentient plants, which now also control him through their spores.
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A Robot in Hiding! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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Job Number:
T-145

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Roderic Zante; Mr. Hartnell; Mrs. Hartnell; Billy Hartnell
Synopsis:
When robots are banned, one robot escapes and sneaks into the palace of the dictator who ordered it. He deactivates the leader by pushing a button, since he was actually a rogue robot.
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[Tales of Suspense #3] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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John Buscema
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John Buscema
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?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
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The Terrible Time Machine! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-198

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ashley Hunt
Synopsis:
A scientist travels back in time to ancient Egypt and loses his memory after a paradoxical encounter with himself, or at least that's the story an Egyptian man dreamed after hitting his head.
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The Bridge (Table of Contents)

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Job Number:
J-707

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; spy
Characters:
Dr. Title; Douglas Jenks
Synopsis:
A government agent retrieves a classified microfilm stolen to be given to enemy agents, and is helped by a magic bridge.
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The Thing from Planet X (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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?
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?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Space explorers fall under the mental sway of a sentient plant that they collect. After destroying the ship to save Earth, they say the crash was accidental, since they wouldn’t be believed.
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Robot Hater! (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
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Paul Reinman (signed)
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-204

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vincent Latimer
Synopsis:
A man who hates robots refuses to have a robot pilot his flight to the moon, and insists on a human pilot. The flight gets in trouble and the pilot, really a humanoid robot, saves his life.
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The Haunted House! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Don Heck
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Don Heck
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Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Joe Collins; Duke Warren
Synopsis:
Two fugitives hide in an old house, disguising themselves as ghosts to frighten away children. They themselves flee the house because of ghostly noises made by fifth-dimensional beings.
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The Aliens Who Conquered Earth (Table of Contents)

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?
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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Job Number:
T-196

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Darius Christopher
Synopsis:
Alien invaders panic Earth with powerful distintegrating weapons, but when the president of Earth confronts them he is immune to their rays because of his own faith.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the second person.

[Tales of Suspense #4] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
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?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Geroko
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The Invisible Army (Table of Contents)

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?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott [as JS] (signed)
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Joe Sinnott [as JS] (signed)
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?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hendrik Muir; Igor Zetaxas
Synopsis:
A scientist is forced to work for a dictator but, instead of creating an invisibility ray as ordered, creates a teleportation ray that banishes his top officers and allows a revolution.
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Snowstorm (Table of Contents)

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?
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Job Number:
J-866

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dawson; Mr. Manfredy
Synopsis:
A hiker lost in the snow meets a scientist who discovered how to transform other metals into gold but lives in isolation so his discovery will not cause turmoil.
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One of Our Spacemen Is Missing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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Jack Kirby
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Christopher Rule
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-270

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lester Wells; Jim Stack; Ralph; Fred; Bob
Synopsis:
A space explorer ignores his partner's caution and leads a party out into a seemingly safe world. They all disappear, captured by intelligent trees, and the more cautious explorer rescues them.
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The Voice of Doom! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Carl Burgos
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Carl Burgos
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-278

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Fred Sanders
Synopsis:
A ham radio operator believes he is receiving reports of an extraterrestrial battle, but he is actually receiving the thought waves of ants.
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Beware of the...Robots! (Table of Contents)

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?
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed)
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Al Williamson (signed)
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-275

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Joe Hughes
Synopsis:
A man writes anti-robot articles about his replacement at a factory by a robot. He becomes a famous writer, and realizes that the robot actually freed him to pursue his true calling.
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One of Us Is a Martian! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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?
Job Number:
T-263

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dave Oren; Geroko; Claire
Synopsis:
A Martian spy is sent to sabotage a human rocket, but he destroys a toy instead, since Martians are only an inch tall.
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[Tales of Suspense #5] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Jack Kirby
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Christopher Rule
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?
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Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Eric Lansing
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I Became a Human Robot! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-336

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gammus
Synopsis:
An alien spy places his mind in a robot sent to Earth, hoping to be taken in for study. He gains access to data on Earth technology, but the scientists turn his robot body off, trapping him.
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The Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

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typeset
Job Number:
G-864

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Claude Duval; M. Finnault; Mme. Fleury
Synopsis:
A portrait painter is determined to paint a landscape, and eventually disappears into it.
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I Fought the Tyrannosaurus (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Job Number:
T-345

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kate; Rod
Synopsis:
A couple vacationing in Africa find a dinosaur egg that hatches a live tyrannosaur. The dinosaur terrifies the villagers, but eventually dies in a landslide.
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I Walk Thru Walls! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Paul Reinman (signed)
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Paul Reinman (signed)
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T-346

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A criminal accidentally makes a teleporter and uses it to commit incredible burglaries, until a clever cop sets a trap for him.
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I Travelled Thru Time!! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Carl Burgos
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Carl Burgos
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T-347

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vladamir Gorki; Professor Pskov; Benedict Arnold
Synopsis:
A foreign spy escapes capture by using a time machine to flee to the 18th century, but finds that he has assumed the identity of Benedict Arnold and will be executed in his place.
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I Was Trapped in the Tunnel to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

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?
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John Forte (signed)
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John Forte (signed)
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T-340

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Eric Lansing; Makka
Synopsis:
An engineer attempts to build a tunnel from America to Europe but it is destroyed by inhuman creatures living in an undersea city.
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[Tales of Suspense #6] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Jack Kirby
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George Klein
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?
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Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Charley
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I Hear It Howl in the Swamp! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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?
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?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Charley
Synopsis:
A fishing guide encounters an alien monster in the swamp, and after initial disbelief, the military plans to kill it. When two larger aliens arrive to take the thing away, they realize that it was only a lost child.
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Lady Luck (Table of Contents)

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?
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Job Number:
G-377

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Lester Ford; Marie Ford; Lady Luck
Synopsis:
A businessman doesn’t believe in luck, but several beneficial encounters with an old lady change his mind.
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I Was Captured by the Cyclops! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Don Heck
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Don Heck
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?
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?
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T-391

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mr. Sloane; Sinbad
Synopsis:
A man mentally transports himself to the past and becomes Sinbad, experiencing his encounter with the cyclops. He thinks that it was only a fantasy, but finds that he is still holding one of the cyclops' jewels.
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The Mutants and Me! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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Joe Sinnott (signed)
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Job Number:
T-395

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Henry Marsh; Vincent Farnsworth
Synopsis:
A man ignores his friend's theories about super-powered mutant humans, but after teleporting himself out of a locked safe he reconsiders.
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Who Hides Beneath My Mask? (Table of Contents)

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?
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Dick Ayers (signed)
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Dick Ayers (signed)
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Job Number:
T-392

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
"Hard Luck" Harry; Mr. Craddock
Synopsis:
A burglar wears a rubber mask to avoid identification, but after his victim sees him, he discovers that his face and changed to match his mask.
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The Luna Lizards Had Me Trapped! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Jack Kirby
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Christopher Rule
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?
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Job Number:
T-387

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Human colonists on an alien world believe that they are being attacked by aliens, who, in fact, are trying to help them.
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[Tales of Suspense #7] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Jack Kirby
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George Klein
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Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frank Harper; lava man
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I Come from the Shadow World! (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-474

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Casey
Synopsis:
An invader from the shadow world is defeated by a room of lights rigged up by an electrician.
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Odd Skills (Table of Contents)

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?
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Joe Maneely
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Joe Maneely
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Typeset
Job Number:
J-216

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jim Branner; Bill Toney
Synopsis:
The manager of an auto parts shop develops a sudden tolerance for "human variation" in parts, possibly linked to otherworldly strangers in the shop at night.
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I Know the Power of...the Genie! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Don Heck (signed)
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Don Heck (signed)
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?
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?
Job Number:
T-488

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Nancy; Tommy
Synopsis:
A little girl summons a genie to punish adults after she is spanked. The genie eventually erases all people, but the girl gets lonely and asks him to bring them back, which he does, before leaving forever.
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My Name Is... Robot X! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Paul Reinman (signed)
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Paul Reinman (signed)
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Job Number:
T-450

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Robot X; Joseph Kane
Synopsis:
A criminal forces his robot assistant to help him commit crimes, but he is captured when the robot rusts and is jammed during a robbery.
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I Was Trapped Inside the Martian Maze (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Job Number:
T-489

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Willy; Alice; Gen. Rufus G. Harrington; Prof. Arnold Wolsey
Synopsis:
The Martians force anyone wanting to trade with them to solve a puzzle. All of the scientists sent there fail, but the ship's steward realizes that the trick is done with a simple treadmill.
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I Fought the Molten Man-Thing! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Jack Kirby
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Steve Ditko
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?
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Job Number:
T-484

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frank Harper
Synopsis:
An airline pilot goes on vacation after a traumatic crash, but witness a volcanic eruption and strange creature. He uses a wind tunnel to drive the lava-covered creature back beneath the surface.
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[Tales of Suspense #8] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
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Jack Kirby
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Dick Ayers
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Stan Goldberg
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Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Monstro
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Monstro...The Menace from the Murky Depths! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Jack Kirby
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Dick Ayers
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Job Number:
T-566

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Monstro; Prof. Faraday
Synopsis:
A giant octopus appears in the harbour of a communist seaport. An American marine biologist is sent to help, and finds that it is an ordinary octopus enlarged by communist nuclear tests, and will shrink back in 24 hours.
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The Story of Sammy Snork! (Table of Contents)

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Bill Everett
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Bill Everett
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Job Number:
T-574

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sammy Snork
Synopsis:
A criminal accidently boards a Martian flying saucer and ends up on display in a zoo.
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I Am the Changing Man! (Table of Contents)

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?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Job Number:
T-568

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ozak; Les Page; Agent Craig
Synopsis:
A shape-changing alien assumes the identity of trusted figures to sow panic. He is caught when he assumes the form of a dog he sees on a poster, not noticing that it is on a space flight for the next year.
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The Recipe (Table of Contents)

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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
K-338

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
A tomboyish girl tries out cooking to appease her mother, but accidentally cooks a witch's brew, totally inappropriate for a fairy like her.
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The Runaway Planet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ludwig Hauptmann
Synopsis:
A professor believes that a planet on a collision course will not destroy Earth because of the power that governs the universe. The planet is actually a spaceship come to greet the humans.
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It Walks by Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-573

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Living Robot [John]
Synopsis:
Robots are outlawed after a series of malfunctions. One man builds a robot in secret, he is found out and the robot destroyed but the man, a robot in disguise, escapes.
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[Tales of Suspense #9] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Diablo
Reprints:

I Saw Diablo! The Demon from the Fifth Dimension! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-631

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Diablo; Ulysses Bloodstone (unnamed, identified in later retcon)
Synopsis:
An extradimensional smoke monster invades the Earth. It could have destroyed humanity, but an adventurer tricks it by blowing out the smoke from a lighter, making it think humans can destroy it.
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The Mirror (Table of Contents)

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?
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Typeset
Job Number:
H-762

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bruce Morton; Miss Coleman
Synopsis:
A wealthy but unhappy man is motivated to change his life by the vision of his past that he sees in his mirror.
Reprints:

The Wrath of Chondu! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-624

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Chondu [Harvey Schlerman] (introduction); Joe Parker
Synopsis:
A mystic is accosted by an escaped convict on the road, but mentally sends him to Limbo.
Reprints:

Time on My Hands! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-626

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man steals a time machine to learn how to get rich but is stranded when he accidently leaves it in a garbage incinerator.
Reprints:

Earth Will Be Destroyed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-641

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens plot to devastate Earth before invading, but they cannot pinpoint its location. They are unaware that they are on Earth as a speck of dust in a petri dish, which is casually discarded.
Reprints:

The Return of the Living Robot! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-627

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Living Robot [John]; Cyril Stretford
Synopsis:
The fugitive robot impersonates a prominent MP to lift the robot ban. The MP escapes and defeats the robot with his bare hands, since he is also a robot, secretly protecting humanity.
Reprints:

[Tales of Suspense #10] (Table of Contents)

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Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cyclops [Polyphemus]; Duncan; Amanda
Reprints:

I Brought the Mighty Cyclops Back to Life! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-689

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cyclops [Polyphemus]; Duncan; Amanda
Synopsis:
A young couple thaw out a cyclops in an iceberg, and must lure it into an icy pit to keep it from hurting anyone.
Reprints:

Out of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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Typeset
Job Number:
A-1001

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Anthony Jones; Johnny
Synopsis:
A man runs into the descendant of gorillas that immigrated from the jungle to America.
Reprints:

I Was Trapped in Nightmare Valley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-694

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frank Savage
Synopsis:
An explorer encounters sentient, extraterrestrial trees in Asian mountains. They plan to spread their pollen all over the Earth, but they are fortuitously destroyed by a volcano.
Reprints:

Behind My Door Waits...Medusa! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Medusa
Synopsis:
A curio shop owner tells customers that a strange statue is a burglar turned to stone by Medusa. No one believes him, but none dare open the door which he says leads to Medusa.
Reprints:

I Am the Shaggy Creature (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-690

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Victor Phillips; Gargantus
Synopsis:
A scientist transforms himself into a gorilla to hide from the police, but his gorilla brain forgets how to use the antidote.
Reprints:

[Special Bonus: Stan Lee letter to Dick Ayers] (Table of Contents)

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Stan Lee (signed)
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Typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee's letter of praise to Dick Ayers for his inking work over Jack Kirby on Tales of Suspense #8 "Monstro". Letter dated 8/25/59.

[Tales of Suspense #9 Page 1 Original Art: The Return of the Living Robot!] (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Credits/Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. [Tales of Suspense #1]
  5. 4. The Strangers from Space!
  6. 5. The Newshound
  7. 6. I Dared Explore the Unknown Emptiness!
  8. 7. The Day I Left My Body!
  9. 8. He Fled in the Night
  10. 9. Prisoner of the Satellites!
  11. 10. [Tales of Suspense #2]
  12. 11. Invasion from Outer Space
  13. 12. The Sorcerer
  14. 13. Trapped in Yesterday!
  15. 14. The Planet That Wasn't There!
  16. 15. The Secret of Planet "X"!
  17. 16. A Robot in Hiding!
  18. 17. [Tales of Suspense #3]
  19. 18. The Terrible Time Machine!
  20. 19. The Bridge
  21. 20. The Thing from Planet X
  22. 21. Robot Hater!
  23. 22. The Haunted House!
  24. 23. The Aliens Who Conquered Earth
  25. 24. [Tales of Suspense #4]
  26. 25. The Invisible Army
  27. 26. Snowstorm
  28. 27. One of Our Spacemen Is Missing!
  29. 28. The Voice of Doom!
  30. 29. Beware of the...Robots!
  31. 30. One of Us Is a Martian!
  32. 31. [Tales of Suspense #5]
  33. 32. I Became a Human Robot!
  34. 33. The Masterpiece
  35. 34. I Fought the Tyrannosaurus
  36. 35. I Walk Thru Walls!
  37. 36. I Travelled Thru Time!!
  38. 37. I Was Trapped in the Tunnel to Nowhere!
  39. 38. [Tales of Suspense #6]
  40. 39. I Hear It Howl in the Swamp!
  41. 40. Lady Luck
  42. 41. I Was Captured by the Cyclops!
  43. 42. The Mutants and Me!
  44. 43. Who Hides Beneath My Mask?
  45. 44. The Luna Lizards Had Me Trapped!
  46. 45. [Tales of Suspense #7]
  47. 46. I Come from the Shadow World!
  48. 47. Odd Skills
  49. 48. I Know the Power of...the Genie!
  50. 49. My Name Is... Robot X!
  51. 50. I Was Trapped Inside the Martian Maze
  52. 51. I Fought the Molten Man-Thing!
  53. 52. [Tales of Suspense #8]
  54. 53. Monstro...The Menace from the Murky Depths!
  55. 54. The Story of Sammy Snork!
  56. 55. I Am the Changing Man!
  57. 56. The Recipe
  58. 57. The Runaway Planet!
  59. 58. It Walks by Night!
  60. 59. [Tales of Suspense #9]
  61. 60. I Saw Diablo! The Demon from the Fifth Dimension!
  62. 61. The Mirror
  63. 62. The Wrath of Chondu!
  64. 63. Time on My Hands!
  65. 64. Earth Will Be Destroyed!
  66. 65. The Return of the Living Robot!
  67. 66. [Tales of Suspense #10]
  68. 67. I Brought the Mighty Cyclops Back to Life!
  69. 68. Out of the Jungle
  70. 69. I Was Trapped in Nightmare Valley
  71. 70. Behind My Door Waits...Medusa!
  72. 71. I Am the Shaggy Creature
  73. 72. [Special Bonus: Stan Lee letter to Dick Ayers]
  74. 73. [Tales of Suspense #9 Page 1 Original Art: The Return of the Living Robot!]
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