Thorpe & Porter, 1961? Series
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Price
1'- [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Strato Publications
Brand
TP
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Undated.

[Descending] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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The Hunter's Prey! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Max Prine was the man who "Brought Them Back Alive!"
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Max Prine; Lana Prine; Reptile aliens
Synopsis
Max Prine is proud of capturing wild animals for zoos and circuses but his wife is not so sure. Returning from a hunt one day he sees his wife being abducted by aliens. He follows but is caught in an electrified trap. He wakes up in a cage and his wife tells him the aliens are collecting animals, including them, to take back to their world. They escape and are chased relentlessly by the aliens up a hill. Max turns the tables on the aliens by causing a landslide. Four aliens survive and they quickly escape in their rocket. Max releases the animals and tells Lana he is changing his job.
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"Lying on a bed of spikes!" (Table of Contents: 2)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre
humour
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The Power of Gru-Gru (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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The Weavers of Doom! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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The Message (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What was its purpose?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jorgg Wendt; Gyrok
Synopsis
Jorgg Wendt is one of Earth's most brilliant scientists. He starts building a machine responding to voices he hears. He is unable to tell anyone what he is building as he does not know. He tries to destroy the machine but cannot and faints. Another message comes through. Gyrok tells him that he has been sending the messages and that the machine is a defense machine which he is not allowed to build on his own world. Reassured Wendt finishes the machine but he has been tricked and it is actually a transporter which brings Gyrok and his people to Earth.
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Keywords
Alien invasion

The Ape in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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The Golden Knight (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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The Answer Machine! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Dick Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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The Thing in the Sea (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks
Harry Lazarus ?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Crime Oddities / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Morris Waldinger
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Morris Waldinger
Letters
Morris Waldinger

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blackmail, as we know it today...
Genre
non-fiction; crime
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The Stranger (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the moment the stranger arrived, things began to happen -- strange incidents which at first whetted curiosity, then brought wonderment -- and finally FEAR!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Martin J. Colby; George; Charlie; Tom; Merlin
Synopsis
A stranger rents a cottage where he uses alchemy to bring creatures from another world who offer to share great wonders, but the townsfolk cart the stranger away, having discovered he is Martin J. Colby, escaped mental patient.
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Mystery Island! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Dick Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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The Alien King From Earth! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Descending]
  2. 1. The Hunter's Prey!
  3. 2. "Lying on a bed of spikes!"
    Moolah the Mystic
  4. 3. The Power of Gru-Gru
  5. 4. The Weavers of Doom!
  6. 5. The Message
  7. 6. The Ape in the Sky!
  8. 7. The Golden Knight
  9. 8. The Answer Machine!
  10. 9. The Thing in the Sea
  11. 10. ["Blackmail, as we know it today..."]
    Crime Oddities
  12. 11. The Stranger
  13. 12. Mystery Island!
  14. 13. The Alien King From Earth!
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