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Weird Fantasy (1951 E.C. Comics 2nd Series) comic books 1952

  • Issue #11
    Weird Fantasy (1951 E.C. Comics 2nd Series) 11
    • Water spotting.
    • 1" Chew on spine through cover and two wraps.
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    • 3" Spine split from bottom (taped). Internal tearing. Tape on interior of cover. Extra staple holes. Water damage.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing, affects The 10th at Noon story. Tape at centerfold.
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    Cover art by Al Feldstein. "The Two-Century Journey!", script by Al Feldstein (script and plot) and William Gaines (plot), art by Wally Wood; A generation ship leaves earth to travel to another planet; On the way they discover that people age very slowly in space, which creates a population problem on the ship. "Shrinking From Abuse!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Kamen; Hugo Masterson has created a formula to shrink tissue in order to possibly cure cancer, but he accidentally injects himself and is then injested by his wife. Shock SuspenStories ad. "Desire!" text story. "The 10th At Noon," script by Al Feldstein (script and plot) and William Gaines (plot), art by Wally Wood; Two scientists invent a time machine that can send a camera into the future and snap a picture, and, by doing so, they discover the end of the world is coming. "The Thing In the Jar," script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; Scientists discover what has been killing everything in Mr. Dorsey's pond. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Weird Fantasy (1951 E.C. Comics 2nd Series) 12
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #3709612016
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    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. Joe Orlando The EC Artist of the Issue article by Al Feldstein. "Project...Survival!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot and script), art by Wally Wood; With a civil war raging on Earth, the President of the Amalgamated Rocket Corporation believes, that with the help of science, man can reach the Moon and use it as a base; What scares the scientists is that he also intends to use the highly powerful Electron Bomb on the rebels, a move that could end all life on Earth! "A Lesson In Anatomy!!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Kamen; Chased away from his father's lab while he dissects a body, Stevey finds a stranger in the forest. Wanting to brag, Stevey tells the man all sorts of falsehoods, which he believes; But Stevey soon learns a secret about the stranger he doesn't expect to discover. Shock SuspenStories ad. "Explosive!" text story. "The Die Is Cast!", script by Al Feldstein (script and plot) and William Gaines (plot), art by Wally Wood; The I.S.E.A. of Earth has commissioned Commander Stone to write out a detailed report on the destruction of his spaceship; What he tells about is almost too hard to believe. "A Man's Job!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Weird Fantasy (1951 E.C. Comics 2nd Series) 13
    • 1" Spine split from bottom with lateral spine splitting. Cover coming loose at one staple. Staple rust/migration.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #20-48E05B5-013
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    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached and glued to first wrap. Brittle cover.
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    • Interior is complete. Full-length spine split (taped). Cover detached and taped to first wrap. Tape on interior cover and pages. Cover and interior oxidation.
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    "The End" (art by Wally Wood), "The Trip" (art by Jack Kamen), "Home to Stay" (art by Wood; unauthorized swipe of two Ray Bradbury stories, "Kaleidoscope" and "Rocket Man"), and "Don't Count Your Chickens" (art by Joe Orlando). The letters page features a well-reasoned response from the editors to a letter from a parent critical of SF and horror comics such as those published by EC. Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. NOTE: See 1st Series for 1950 #13.

    NOTE: Also, this issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover and 1970's copyright date (see E.C. Classic Reprints # 5). These and other changes make the reprint easy to distinguish from the original, which has a 10-cent cover price and a 1950's publication date. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Weird Fantasy (1951 E.C. Comics 2nd Series) 14
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch. 1/2" Spine split from top. Glue at staples. Cover detached at one staple and coming loose at the other.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION: Tear seal and spine build at top staple. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #4254148009
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    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "The Exile" (art by Wally Wood), "The Expert" (art by Joe Orlando), "The Ad" (art by Orlando), "Close Call" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Mad Journey" (art by Al Williamson--his first for EC--with Frank Frazetta and Roy Krenkel). The EC staff appears in the two Orlando stories. This issue contains the first Williamson/Frazetta collaboration at EC. 36 pages. NOTE: See 1st Series for 1950 #14. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Weird Fantasy (1951 E.C. Comics 2nd Series) 15
    • Centerfold detached.

    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "Revulsion" (art by Joe Orlando), "The Quick Trip" and "The Long Trip" (art by Al Williamson)., "He Who Waits" (art by Jack Kamen), and "By George" (art by Williamson with Jack Hearn). NOTE: See 1st Series for 1950 #15 Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Weird Fantasy (1951 E.C. Comics 2nd Series) 16
    • Tape reinforced cover spine and under staples (interior taped). Centerfold detached. Staple rust/migration.

    Al Feldstein classic outer space cover. "Mass Meeting" (art by Joe Orlando), "Skeleton Key" (art by Al Williamson), "What He Saw" (art by Jack Kamen), and "The Green Thing" (art by Orlando). The letters page comments on EC's Ray Bradbury adaptations with a disingenuous implication that the author approved them from the beginning. As is well-known now, Feldstein swiped the stories without authorization, but Bradbury called them on it, and soon an agreement was worked out in which EC paid Bradbury for the adaptations. NOTE: See 1st Series for 1950 #16. Cover price $0.10.