([1964])

Thorpe & Porter, 1962? Series
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Price
1' [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1964 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Top Sellers Ltd.
Editing
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Issue Notes

Year extrapolated from advert for Race for the Moon comics in Flash (Thorpe & Porter, 1962 series) issues 1 & 2 https://www.comics.org/issue/760804/?issue_detail=2#1628535 and advert in Race for the Moon (Thorpe & Porter) issue 22 https://www.comics.org/issue/515291/?issue_detail=2#2557685 offering a set of compendium LPs with songs issued and current in 1964 - 65.

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cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's out of control...and we're heading right for the molten lava beds.
Genre
science fiction
Keywords
spacecraft

Indexer Notes

The ships on the cover are swiped from a Dan Dare story from Eagle.
The main ship crashing is Anastasia with the others been Treen ships.
From 'The Ship That Lived' from Eagle v9#9 February 28th 1958.

A Highly Localized Snowfall! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stephen Simms; Veronica Ravelli; Anton Mavellero
Reprints

I Led Earth's Strangest Safari! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

1207 Picket Lane! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

A Giant Walks the Earth! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-299
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Wilbur Fiske
Synopsis
A short lab assistant works on a growth serum to gain a normal man's height. The serum works too well, and he continues to grow so tall his life is endangered when the air becomes too thin to breathe. Just as he is about to black out, the serum wears off, and he is restored to his original height having learned to be satisfied with the way he is.
Reprints

The Second Visit (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dave Ballard; Grace Ballard
Reprints

Past, Present, and Future! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Robert Adams; Dr. Yargo; Collins
Reprints

Ghost Ship! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-307
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Don; Ralph
Synopsis
The US Coast Guard finds an abandoned Soviet submarine. The log book shows that they mistook an alien craft for an experimental American ship and tried to ram it. The aliens boarded the submarine, and the fate of the crew is unknown.
Reprints

When Wakes the Sphinx! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Job Number
T-291
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ahmend; Okzik; Zokae
Synopsis
An Egyptian and a tourist see the Sphinx come to life and chase off alien invaders.
Reprints

Earth in Chains! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-279
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Xmmp; Knnj; Gyyypo
Synopsis
Aliens from the planet Regulus colonize Earth, treating humans as little more than animals. They must withdraw only because of their vulnerability to Earth's germs.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["She's out of control...and we're heading right for the molten lava beds."]
  2. 1. A Highly Localized Snowfall!
  3. 2. I Led Earth's Strangest Safari!
  4. 3. 1207 Picket Lane!
  5. 4. A Giant Walks the Earth!
  6. 5. The Second Visit
  7. 6. Past, Present, and Future!
  8. 7. Ghost Ship!
  9. 8. When Wakes the Sphinx!
  10. 9. Earth in Chains!
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