Thorpe & Porter, 1961? Series
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Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Strato Publications Ltd.
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TP
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?

Issue Notes

Undated.

The Return of the Pied Piper (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Molno ?
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Test of Character (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Horace Whickle I shall give you the gift of complete power over the affairs of men!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Horace Whickle; Vision; Mr Dunston (Horace's boss)
Synopsis
Horace Whickle has worked as a bookkeeper for 22 years. Dunston calls Horace into his office and tells him to work late to find a wrong figure in an account. Later at home a Vision appears to Horace and tells him he has the power to control men and to use it for good. Horace quickly makes Dunston bankrupt and then takes over every company in the country. The Vision appears again and tells him he has become vain and to do good. Horace becomes the most powerful man in the world and declares himself Emperor of the World. Then the alarm clock wakes him up and he goes in to work as normal.
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The Antique Collectors (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Fraccio
Inks
Bill Fraccio ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Return of the Pied Piper (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Recorderex's Revolt (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Tenants at 33 Oak Street (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?
Letters
?

Job Number
4004
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

A Small World (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4810
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Device 233 (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno ?
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Letters
?

Job Number
5030
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Fire Dog (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno ?
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5247
Genre
animal
Reprints

Dream On (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno ?
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5246
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Drop 43298A (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Spymaster (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Matt Baker [as Baker] (signed)
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
? (title only); typeset (all other body text)

Job Number
3801
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoever would have dreamed that this elderly small town pharmacist with his kindly face always pleated in a friendly smile...held the world's fate in the palm of his hand?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mr. Dennison (the spymaster); Sam (mailman)
Synopsis
Mr. Dennison has a secret. Three generations ago as a young man he was chosen by the war council of his home world to lead a group spying on Earth posing as a pharmacist where he gives his spies invisibility powder. Dennison is unique on his planet as the only person who values friendship and loyalty. The period of spying is nearly up when news breaks that a big chain drugstore is opening up. Dennison feels that the townspeople are lying when they say they will boycott the chain. The drugstore closes and Dennison decides to remain with his earth friends staying invisible. The spies flee.
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Keywords
drugstore; invisibility powder; pharmacist

Mañana! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
3358
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Journey's End! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
2814
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Reservoir Rescue (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Johnny on the Spot! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of the Pied Piper
  2. 1. The Test of Character
  3. 2. The Antique Collectors
  4. 3. Return of the Pied Piper
  5. 4. Recorderex's Revolt
  6. 5. The Tenants at 33 Oak Street
  7. 6. A Small World
  8. 7. Device 233
  9. 8. Fire Dog
  10. 9. Dream On
  11. 10. Drop 43298A
  12. 11. The Spymaster
  13. 12. Mañana!
  14. 13. Journey's End!
  15. 14. Reservoir Rescue
  16. 15. Johnny on the Spot!
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