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Nightmare (1953 St. John) comic books

  • Issue #10
    Nightmare (1953 St. John) 10
    • Cover detached and fully split at spine (taped), pieces of tape on interior cover.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories and art by Gene Colan, Alex Toth, Everett Raymond Kinstler, and Murphy Anderson. Numbering continues from Weird Horrors (1952) #9. Classic pre-Code horror stories, originally from Ziff-Davis's Weird Thrillers, including art from many comics legends. A man buys a horror mask to scare his wealthy uncle to death, but faces a grim comeuppance, in a story with early art by Marvel legend Gene Colan. A cosmic Fisherman From Space catches humans and leaves them on an island where they never grow old, in a story with art by comics legend Alex Toth. A crook steals a time machine and Grandfather Paradoxes himself, in a story with art by comics legend Murphy Anderson. Also featuring a story by Everett Raymond Kinstler, and a cover by comics legend Joe Kubert. The Fisherman of Space; The Last Man; Destiny Takes a Long Road; A Will from the Grave; The Cycle of Time; The Mystery of Easter Island; Murderers Mask; Headed for the Stars; The Drummer of Tedworth. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $600 Nightmare #10 - 1953 - St John - FR - comic book

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  • Issue #11
    Nightmare (1953 St. John) 11

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    Stories and art by Bernie Krigstein, John Prentice, and Edgar Allan Poe. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. Gordon's captured cobra from the jungle safari seems to be jealous of his fiancee, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. Hop Frog gets revenge on a cruel king and queen, in an adaptation of a classic Edgar Allan Poe story. A castaway "comes back wrong" from his years on a deserted island. The Castaway Who Became a Monster; Hop Frog; The Mouse; Parade of the Dead; The Medallion; The Fangs of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Nightmare (1953 St. John) 12
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0330651011
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0330651008
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories and art by Enrico Bagnoli, Antonio Canale, and Edgar Allan Poe. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. A man searches for the legendary lost city of San Miguel, where his love waits for him. A killer learns he shouldn't have abused a black cat, in an adaptation of a classic Edgar Allan Poe story. A couple's new coffee shop in an ancient house is haunted by a murder that replays every night. Bondage cover by comics legend Joe Kubert. Death Stalks the Bayou; The Black Cat; The Horror of the SS Malabar; The Face That Wasnt There; The Forgotten Room. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $285 1954 Nightmare #12 CGC 5.5 Edgar Allan Poe Adaptation Pre-Code Horror

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  • Issue #13
    Nightmare (1953 St. John) 13

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Bob Powell, and George Tuska. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. John falls in love with Tania, a mermaid, after she saves him from drowning, in a story with early art by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Ben's soul seeks a new body to inhabit, in one of two stories this issue with art by comics legend Bob Powell. Bull, meanwhile, finds his soul split into two bodies, in a story with early art by comics legend George Tuska. Awesome mermaid cover by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. Princess of the Sea; The Soul of Benjamin Sprague; The Mind Reader; Death x 2 = 0; The Shadow on the Screen; Space Age Glass. Final issue under this title; series continues as Amazing Ghost Stories (1954 St. John) #14. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.