Thorpe & Porter, 1950? Series
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Beyond the Reach of Time! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Keywords
mirrors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Beyond the Reach of Time! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The year was 1942, and as young Tom Powers said goodbye to those he loved,
Characters
Tom Powers; Madge; Henry Powers; Mrs. Powers; Gloria Saunders
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Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Story of a Miser! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Letters
?

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It was as strange an adventure as had ever befallen a man,
Characters
Mark Brinkley; Eleanor Brinkley; Wayne Brinkley; Edward Brinkley; Mrs. Brinkley; Abraham Lincoln
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Death of a "Ghost!" (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For 75 years, the old house in New Hampshire had been empty!
Characters
Alan Barset; Lois Barset; Ekto
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Amazing Speeds / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the newest army devices is the 'Buck Rogers,' a personal rocket belt...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Science fact on army "Buck Rogers" personal rocket belt, Electrons, and blink of an eye.
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Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Doctor Falsom's Discovery! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was only a lump of crude quartz,
Characters
Falsom; Warren; Peter Mason
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The Mystic (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
George Klein
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He could foretell the future - but an ironic twist of fate was to turn his own power against...
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The Impossible (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Marvin Stein
Inks
Marvin Stein
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I must be out of my mind! How did I get here?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Sawyer; police sergeant
Synopsis
Sawyer wakes up on the floor of a room he's never seen before. He focuses by recalling his name, he's a research scientist and he's from 1958. Looking outside he sees futuristic buildings and goes to the police who tell him it's 2008. They take him to his house but it is now a condemned ruin. The sergeant tries to take Sawyer back but Sawyer escapes and goes back to the room where he finds a notebook. The sergeant appears and takes the book while Sawyer escapes again. Sawyer follows the sergeant home and learns that he hasn't time travelled but has been rejuvenated by his own experiment.
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Keywords
rejuvenation; time travel

The Test (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ted Galindo
Inks
Ted Galindo
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes even people in love do not know how much they mean to each other until they are faced with...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ted; Margo; Mr Rêve
Synopsis
Ted and Margo are lost on honeymoon in a car. Ted tells Margo that the Cajuns have a legend that those in love must come to the Bayous to be tested. The find a beautiful house and ask if there is accommodation. Mr Rêve says yes and that he can see that they are in love but it has not yet faced the test. They climb the stairs, a bat scares Margo who falls down. Ted carries her outside and a storm whips up. Ted tells Margo they will live or die together. They wake up in the car and drive off. They see a car with Mr Rêve inside who tells them they have passed and this is not a dream now.
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Keywords
honeymoon

Indexer Notes

Rêve in English is dream.

The Creatures in the Volcano (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is a story that Grandfather used to tell me when I was a child...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tubuai; Mauiki
Synopsis
A chief of a Pacific island tribe finds aliens in a volcano preparing to conquer Earth. He thinks his people will not believe him, so he instead agrees to sell the island to the US for nuclear tests, which destroys the aliens.
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The Last Role (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ted Galindo (signed as Ted)
Inks
Ted Galindo (signed as Ted)
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was a lonely old man who had nothing left except some yellowed news clippings in a crumbling scrap book and his memories...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bill Saunders; Ted; Lew Chase; Caroline (Lew's wife in a photograph)
Synopsis
On a film set Bill complains to Ted about the cameras not rolling. Ted says that the man they hired hasn't shown up and they need a replacement. He suggests Lew Chase. Bill is doubtful since Lew's wife died. Ted discloses that Lew is his father. Ted persuades his father to appear. Later Lew promises his wife's photo that he will make her proud and then collapses. Next day Lew shows up, says he has an important appointment and quickly performs his routines. Tired, he goes to the dressing room from which he disappears. A phone call from Lew's landlady then reveals he died last night.
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Keywords
film set

Read the Best in the World's Finest Juvenile Publications (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beyond the Reach of Time!
  2. 1. ["How wallflower Ron walked off with the prettiest rose!"]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. Beyond the Reach of Time!
  4. 3. Story of a Miser!
  5. 4. Death of a "Ghost!"
  6. 5. ["One of the newest army devices is the 'Buck Rogers,' a personal rocket belt..."]
    Amazing Speeds
  7. 6. ["Intriguing tales of the future and the mysteries of outer space"]
    Mystery in Space
  8. 7. Doctor Falsom's Discovery!
  9. 8. The Mystic
  10. 9. The Impossible
  11. 10. The Test
  12. 11. The Creatures in the Volcano
  13. 12. The Last Role
  14. 13. Read the Best in the World's Finest Juvenile Publications
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