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Weird Mysteries (1952 Gillmore) comic books 1952

  • Issue #1
    Weird Mysteries (1952 Gillmore) 1
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2134551009
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    • INCOMPLETE. 5 and a half pages missing. Only complete "The Plant Eaters" story and incomplete "A Stone's Throw from Eternity" stories are present and stapled out of order. Partial page taped to previous page with married piece (affects readability). Complete spine split on all interior wraps with heavy spine damage to cover. Original staples removed.
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    Cover by Basil Wolverton and others. Stories and art by Hy Fleishman, Loffredo, Nick Frank, and Walter Palais. Pre-Code tales of horror from Stanley Morse Publications. Astronauts discover a planet populated by man-eating plants and unwisely decide to take one with them. A former employee takes holiday-themed revenge on the businessmen who framed him. An occult researcher gets a glimmer of immortality during a visit to Trinidad, but his past selves have tried that before. Cover includes Basil Wolverton art swiped from the splash page to "Flight to the Future" in Weird Tales of the Future (1952) #2. High Voltage; The Planet Eaters; Death Takes a Holiday; A Stones Throw from Eternity; Spirits from Outer Space. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Weird Mysteries (1952 Gillmore) 2

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    Cover by Bernard Baily. Stories and art by Hy Fleishman, Charles Stern, Tony Mortellaro and Basil Wolverton. Pre-Code tales of horror from Stanley Morse Publications. A man builds a robotic woman companion for himself, but the tech support is a killer. A husband hires a man to poison his wife, but she's got plans of her own. A killer hides out in a wax museum, but he must lure victims for the new exhibits. The Devils Bottles; Robot Woman; Return to Darkness; Turnabout; First Come, First Served; Ordeal by Wax. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.