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Comic books in 'Tor in the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago'

  • Issue #2B
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 2B
    • Centerfold plus 1 wrap detached at one staple.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Russ Heath and Norman Maurer. Numbering continues from One Million Years Ago (1953 St. John) #1. Comics legend Joe Kubert won fans early in his career with his tales of Tor, a caveman struggling for survival in a world where humans co-exist with dinosaurs. Kubert and St. John push the envelope with some of the earliest 3-D comics. Three versions of issue #2 exist; all are called Vol. 1 #2 in the indicia. This version is oversized, and includes the same contents as #2A. Tor aids an underground tribe in their battle with a Cave Snake. Then he battles a giant turtle, escapes a forest fire, and witnesses a dinosaur battle. Plus illustrations of dinosaurs by legendary artist Russ Heath. Tor; 1,000,000 B.C. History of Prehistoric Animals: Triceratops, Brontosaurus; Wizard of Ugghh; Danny Dreams. Oversized: 8-in. x 10 1/2-in. 32 pages, B&W with 3-D effects. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2A
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 2A

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Russ Heath and Norman Maurer. Numbering continues from One Million Years Ago (1953 St. John) #1. Comics legend Joe Kubert won fans early in his career with his tales of Tor, a caveman struggling for survival in a world where humans co-exist with dinosaurs. Kubert and St. John push the envelope with some of the earliest 3-D comics. Three versions of issue #2 exist; all are called Vol. 1 #2 in the indicia. This version is standard Silver Age size and includes the same contents as #2B. Tor aids an underground tribe in their battle with a Cave Snake. Then he battles a giant turtle, escapes a forest fire, and witnesses a dinosaur battle. Plus illustrations of dinosaurs by legendary artist Russ Heath. Tor; 1,000,000 B.C. History of Prehistoric Animals: Triceratops, Brontosaurus; Wizard of Ugghh; Danny Dreams. Standard size: 7 1/2-in. x 10-in. 36 pages, B&W with 3-D effects. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2C
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 2C

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories and art by Joe Kubert and Norman Maurer. Numbering continues from One Million Years Ago (1953 St. John) #1. Comics legend Joe Kubert won fans early in his career with his tales of Tor, a caveman struggling for survival in a world where humans co-exist with dinosaurs. Kubert and St. John push the envelope with some of the earliest 3-D comics. Three versions of issue #2 exist; all are called Vol. 1 #2 in the indicia. This version has a 3-D cover, and contents entirely different from #2A and #2B. Bitter over a crippling injury, a member of Tor's tribe takes out his frustration on animals. Tor helps a tribe survive an attack by giants. Danny dreams himself into the past and helps cavemen invent the bow and arrow. Killer-Man; Stop! The Story of Evolution!: Horses, Elephant!; Danny Dreams; Giant-One; The Run Away. Final issue under this title; Tor's adventures continue in Tor (1954 St. John) In the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago #3. 32 pages, B&W with 3-D effects. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Tor (1954 St. John) In the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago 3

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Alex Toth and Norman Maurer. Numbering continues from 3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) #2C. Comics legend Joe Kubert won fans early in his career with his tales of Tor, a caveman struggling for survival in a world where humans co-exist with dinosaurs. Tor tries to help a tribe escape a volcanic island that is collapsing into the sea. Tor defends a village from the raiding Flatnose tribe, and helps an all-female tribe settle differences with their neighbors. Co-creators Joe Kubert and Norman Maurer put themselves into the comic to discuss the science and history of the Tor series. Plus full-page dinosaur illustrations (including a pteranodon) by Kubert. Isle of Fire!; Snow Trap; Black Valley; 1,000,000 B.C. History of Prehistoric Animals: Pteranodon, Tylosaurus; Danny Dreams. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Pre-Code Classics: Tor HC (2022 PS Artbooks) Limited Slipcase Edition 1-1ST


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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "September 1953-October 1954 and November 1963!" Collects One Million Years Ago (1953 St. John) #1, Tor (1954 St. John) In the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago #3-5, and Naza (1964-1966 Dell) #1.

    Written by Norman Maurer and Joe Kubert. Art by Joe Kubert and Mort Meskin. Cover by Joe Kubert.

    Tor the prehistoric warrior is a loner whose only true friend is his pet monkey, Chee-Chee.

    Joe Kubert described Tor as superior to the others in his clan, with an extra spark of humanity, who was instinctively striving for a better, more civilized way of life and with thanks to the work and obvious love that went into the series, what might have become a standard adventure strip, with man battling monster within the unusual prehistoric-world settings and situations was actually elevated to art!

    We're positive you'll love the thrills, adventure and danger that lurked everywhere one million years ago!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 184 pages, full color.

    Cover price $56.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    PS Artbooks Softee: Tor TPB (2022 PS Artbooks) 1-1ST


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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "September 1953-October 1954 and November 1963!" Collects One Million Years Ago (1953 St. John) #1, Tor (1954 St. John) In the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago #3-5, and Naza (1964-1966 Dell) #1.

    Written by Norman Maurer and Joe Kubert. Art by Joe Kubert, Alex Toth, and Mort Meskin. Cover by Joe Kubert.

    Tor the prehistoric warrior is a loner whose only true friend is his pet monkey, Chee-Chee.

    Joe Kubert described Tor as superior to the others in his clan, with an extra spark of humanity, who was instinctively striving for a better, more civilized way of life and with thanks to the work and obvious love that went into the series, what might have become a standard adventure strip, with man battling monster within the unusual prehistoric-world settings and situations was actually elevated to art!

    We're positive you'll love the thrills, adventure and danger that lurked everywhere one million years ago!

    Softcover, 184 pages, full color.

    Cover price $26.99.