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Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) 1
    • Small piece of tape on a few interior pages, cover coming loose at one staple.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover by Don Perlin. Stories and art by Don Perlin, Abe Simon, Al Plastino, Ralph Mayo, Paul Gattuso and Rafael Astarita. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. Zombies rise to walk in the moonlight, in a story with art by future Marvel legend Don Perlin. A crime reporter and his two-fisted sidekick fight their way to the Mystery of the Evil Eye. Doc" Macauley and his associates investigate after a millionaire mysteriously drowns at the waterfront. Nancy is visited by her murdered father's ghost, who shows her where his money was hidden. Bondage cover and interior art by Perlin. Disturb Not the Dead!; Vampires Dance at Dusk; Terror Strikes at Randall's Rock; Zombies March by Moonlight; Haunt of the Howling Beast; The Ghost of Castle Karloff. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) 2

    Cover by George Meyerriecks. Stories and art by Don Perlin, Abe Simon, Paul Gattuso and Bob Forgione. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. Ronald and Miram inherit an old English mansion that comes complete with a haunted mirror, in a story with art by future Marvel legend Don Perlin. Clyde McGovern investigates a shipboard murder that is somehow connected to a Buddha statue. Dr. Craven has discovered the secrets of life and death - but mostly death. Revenge from the Grave; Birth of a Corpse; Keeper of the Skulls; Dr. Webb's Weird Discovery; The Shadow of Death; The Curse of the Mirror. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) 3

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    Painted cover by George Meyerriecks. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Albert Tyler and Bob Forgione. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. Henry finds a mysterious painting that lets him escape his horrible wife and job, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. A mountain climber discovers the deadly beings that live at the top of Kila Mountain in the Himalayas. A vengeful spirit haunts his killer in the desolate old cliffside house of Crag Heights. Comedy Column; Picture of Hell; The Horror of Kila Mountain; Ghost of Crag Heights; The Fantastic Story of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon; Have You Heard This One? 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) 4

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    Cover by William Ekgren. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, George Tuska and Charles Sultan. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. Robbers commit murder while fleeing police, then are pursued by the murdered man's spirit, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. Amateur paleontologists exploring an old mine are attacked by petrified arms that appear from the walls. A vengeful Incan spirit arises in modern times, in a story with early art by Marvel artist George Tuska. Offbeat and beautiful cover, atypical of its time, by William Ekgren. The Curse of Khar; The Spectres in Shaft 13; Terror from the Tombs; Gag Bag; Murder by Myth. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) 5
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Tape on interior cover and under staples.
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    Painted cover by George Meyerriecks. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Albert Tyler and Bill Molno. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. WWII veteran Peter visits Crete and learns the minotaur is real, and so are his sacrificial victims, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. Archaeologists seeking a lost Viking treasure have strange encounters with the Viking past. In a New Orleans antique shop, a collector buys cursed coins that a legend claims were gambled in exchange for human souls. Death's Pool; Victory Chant of Gundar Arne; Mirror Image; Gag Bag; Fun Time; Curse of the Chateau Rouge. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) 6
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Spine split seal. 5 1/2" spine split from top of comic and heavy spine damage. Cover oxidation.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Back cover and many pages missing, starting with Back From the Dead (partial) and Wrath of Ra-Amun (first page only). All following features are missing entirely. Glue along spine.
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    Cover by Albert Tyler. Stories and art by A. C. Hollingsworth, Gus Ricca, Pete Morisi, Rafael Astarita, Lou Cameron, Ben Brown, David Gantz, Albert Tyler and Bill Molno. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. 100-page special. An amusement park is cursed by the vengeful ghost of its murdered owner. The stage magician named Satan the Great gets a chance to make a deal with the real thing. A modern-day doctor from a Native reservation finds himself 80 years in the past. In another time-travel story, modern-day hunters are transported 200 years in the future, when humankind is enslaved by monsters, and firearms are a lost technology. Bondage cover by Albert Tyler. The Devils Chair; The Amusement Park Terror; A Plot of Land; The Vision on Death; The Deep Pit; The Forgotten People; Satan the Great; Carnival of Death; Back from the Dead; Wrath of Ra-Amun; Monsters of Another Time; The Ghost Light; Peril Haunts the Depths; Life Without End; Convicted by a Ghost; The Phantom Airman; Payment in Full. 100 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Issue #7
    Strange Terrors (1952 St. John) 7

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Lou Cameron, Bob Forgione, Bernard Baily, Gus Ricca, and Albert Tyler. Classic pre-Code horror from St. John. 100-page special. A treasure hunter makes a deal with an African tribal chieftain to search for the fabulous treasure of the Mountains of the Moon, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. A reporter aboard a tuna boat investigates strange reports of apparitions and icebergs appearing out of nowhere. American soldiers in Germany discover a horn that summons alien invaders. Bondage cover by Kubert. Cats Death; The Lottery Ticket!; The Devils of Tajumulco; The Monsters of Chun Lo; Unusual Weather; Sword of the Vikings; The Horn of Palzner; Mission Accomplished; Wrong-Way Taxi; Bargain with Fate; The Man Who Couldnt Lose; Doctor Ohlmers Revenge; The Last Guests at Starkley Inn. Final issue of the series. 100 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.