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Adventure into Mystery (1956) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Adventure into Mystery (1956) 1
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by John Forte, inks by Bill Everett. Future...Tense!, art by Bob Forgione. The Dark Side of the Moon!, art by Bob Powell; Scientists bounce a radar beam off the moon, "man's first contact in outer space!" (this had already been done in January 1946, by the US Army Signal Corps' Project Diana). To the Sea! text story. The Conquerors, art by John Forte. The Dream Creatures, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Where the Grass Is Always Greener, art by Tony Mortellaro. Inside the Iceberg, art by Manny Stallman. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Adventure into Mystery (1956) 2
    • Cover oxidation. Interior tearing.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. The Straw Man, art by Mac L. Pakula; When a gaseous alien sees a scarecrow, it mistakes it for an example of Earth's dominant life form, and tries to possess it; A tramp sees the scarecrow moving and drops his cigarette in the hay from shock; The fire burns up the scarecrow and the alien leaves Earth, removing the threat. The Man Who Saw the Saucer, art by Bob McCarty; A man perpetrates a hoax about a flying saucer landing and him being contacted by the aliens. A Woman Screamed, pencils by Ross Andru. The Betrayer!, art by Bill Benulis; A man travels into the past and gains a great deal of wealth through war profiteering. The Man on the Thirteenth Floor! Among Those Missing!, art by Manny Stallman. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Adventure into Mystery (1956) 7

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Invisible Doom!, art by Gene Colan; A chemist's assistant uses newly invented invisible dye to rob a bank. The Watcher!, art by Marvin Stein; An inventor destroys a portal that allows him to reach through to thousands, even millions, of miles away when an alien notices his observations and attacks. The Missing Film text story, art by John Severin. One Hour Till Doomsday!, art by Robert Q. Sale; Two farmers fool an escaped convict into panicking by convincing him the world is about to end since they know of a total eclipse scheduled for that afternoon. Beware ... the Brimm!, art by Angelo Torres. Mission ... Murder!, art by Howard O'Donnell. Trapped in the Room of Darkness, art by Syd Shores; similar plot to Star Trek's "The Enemy Within." 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.