([circa 1972 - 1973])

Alan Class, 1966 Series
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Price
0.06 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1972 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alan Class & Co. Ltd
Brand
AC Approved Comic
Editing
Alan Class (reprint editor)

Issue Notes

Issue is undated. Estimated date based on analysis of brands and cover prices in the series.

Out of the Unknown... a Ghostly Hero! (Table of Contents)

Nemesis / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Ghost Who Loved a Girl! (Table of Contents: 1)

Nemesis / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Thing in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The communists build a super computer space-based weapons platform and issue it commands to strike targets from where it sits in orbit. They build the machine too well, however, for it rejects the order as immoral and states any such further order will result in the weapons being trained upon those who issue it. The satellite assumes a guardian role over planet Earth.
Reprints

The Man in the Beehive! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lucius Farnsworth; Eric
Synopsis
An eccentric beekeeper reveals to a thief that he is a mutant with special powers. He shrinks the thief and frightens him with the attacks of the bees that are now larger than he is, but leaves him wondering if any of it was real.
Reprints

Ride to the Future (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Harry Benns; Poker; Zealzodo
Synopsis
A visitor from outer space helps an unimaginative boy win a new bike in a writing contest.
Reprints

A Clear Case of Espionage (Table of Contents: 5)

Scotland Yard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Dick Giordano ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
crime
Characters
Inspector Farnsworth [John K. Farnsworth]; Chipp Cromwell
Reprints

High Danger (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Humans, Keep Out! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ezra Grumley
Synopsis
Humans are distressed to discover that the Venusians believe them to be hostile and have built robots to destroy any expedition that lands. A humble janitor thinks of building identical robots, reasoning that the Venusian's robots will not attack things like themselves, allowing peaceful contact to be made.
Reprints

Those Who Lurk Below! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Pierre; Kragok
Synopsis
A sadistic jailer buys a book detailing an alien civilization that has retreated below the Earth in order to avoid surface climate change in order to torment his prisoner with false hope of escape. The prisoner finds the book and believes the story and later he finds a working digger to bring him down to the aliens below who welcome him. The astonished jailer spends the rest of his life unsuccessfully attempting to locate another working digger.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Out of the Unknown... a Ghostly Hero!
    Nemesis
  2. 1. The Ghost Who Loved a Girl!
    Nemesis
  3. 2. The Thing in the Sky!
  4. 3. The Man in the Beehive!
  5. 4. Ride to the Future
  6. 5. A Clear Case of Espionage
    Scotland Yard
  7. 6. High Danger
  8. 7. Humans, Keep Out!
  9. 8. Those Who Lurk Below!
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