Valuable Horror/Sci-Fi Comics
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Adventure. Horror. Supernatural. This long running ACG title had it all! Might you have some issues stashed away in your attic? Don't be scared - we want 'em! Click the link to see current prices for these obscure classics...
This Marvel offering was in the suspense/horror vein - but this title is mostly known as the precursor of the comic that introduced Spider-Man (in issue #15, dropping the "Adult"from the title).See what the earlier issues go for by clicking above!
Excellent sci-fi/horror offering from Atlas in the 1950's, proving they could survive in the changing market. The first several issue feature a revamped Marvel Boy, but no heroes after that, only top-notch stories and art!Hard to find and pricey!
Relatively unknown graphic pre-code horror comic from Trojan Magazines, Inc. Check out those chilling covers! See what copies that are floating around are selling for by using our online price guide!
Black Cat Comics/Black Cat Mystery was a peculiar entry from Harvey.It morphed from a hero comic to a pseudo-western title, then into a graphic horror-supernatural title; and it changed even MORE after that! All issues are rare and collectible!
Diary Of Horror was a one-shot from Avon - One issue and out! A fact that would make this an unbelievably rare pre-code horror book! If you can find one, see the small fortune you may possess by clicking the title for the current going rate!
This short lived Pre-Code Horror title is among the most grotesque of the genre, and are very sought after! You may be in the money if you have any of these...check out the prices that this title is demanding in our price guide!
Another genre-bending title from ACG; Supernatural, Sci-fi, and usually some kind of Monster thrown into the mix! These are getting very hard to find! Our free price guide will tell you the value of these rare books...click away!
EC offered the creme-de-la-creme of stories and artwork, and Haunt Of Fear is a book that has gained legendary status among collectors! Pre-code horror at it's finest! Check going prices by clicking the title link!
So many small publishers found themselves in hot water after the crackdown on gruesome and explicit content in the early-mid 50's; and Farrell was no exception. They did give us Haunted Thrills, however! More obscure, highly valued pre-code gore!
DC proved themselves capable of producing a quality horror title in the Silver-Age with HOUSE OF SECRETS! This book gave the world ECLIPSO, ABEL, and SWAMP THING! Very hunted-for by discerning horror fans!
Some of the smaller publishers in the early 50's made the raciest comics; Aragon's Mister Mystery was no exception. With their depiction of voluptuous women in grave danger, these comics are going for top dollar! Our free price guide is just a click away!
Zombies! Curses! Dismemberment! Torture! Bound women! Story Comics, Inc. brought it all to the table with Mysterious Adventures! They did manage to survive for a couple issues after the CCA was implemented! Treasured finds!
A respectable sci-fi book in it's own right, DC's Mystery In Space, with issue #53, became the permanent home for the great space-hero ADAM STRANGE! Check Quality Comix's online price guide for current going rates!
Atlas/Marvel's Mystery Tales lasted for 5 years, and endured the implementation of the CCA, which effectively banned all "questionable" content.In many ways, this comic was the prototype for early Marvel-Age books like Strange Tales and Tales to Astonish!
Another pre-Marvel Atlas Comics supernatural/horror/suspense title that preceded the Marvel favorites of the late 50's-early 60's. In many cases, Mystic used the same writers and artists that would find acclaim years later! See current prices here...
Between 1952 and 1954, every company put out an explicit horror title. Pines/Standard put forth Out Of The Shadows, with more than a share of scary, face-ripping tales. See if you have any of these rare curios in your collection!
Fiction House's PLANET COMICS essentially invented the sci-fi comic book! Such an influential book, with content provided by the Will Eisner/Jerry Iger studio, it laid the foundation for every other sci-fi title after it!Hardcore collectors items!!
Right on the heels of PLANET COMICS, Fox put forward their take on the sci-fi comic, which tried it's best to compete - they even got Lou Fine to draw covers!Ultimately, Science lasted only 8 issues, by which time had become more of a superhero book...
Atlas Comics was so prolific in their offerings of supernatural & horror titles in the 50's. They continued to lay the solid foundation on which the Marvel empire would be founded later in the decade. Very collectible - see what the recent prices are here
Marvel's series based on the ever popular movie! The key issues are #1, #42, and #107 - these are the ones fetching higher prices among collectors! See what yours may be worth by clicking the above link...
Top-flight sci-fi comic book from DC, this series gave us CAPT. COMET earlier on-but with issue #205, the radically original DEADMAN was introduced! Truly revolutionary, no other hero like him had ever been seen before! His appearances are valuable finds
You could always expect a high-quality product from Atlas in the 50's before they became Marvel. Horror was their niche, and Strange Tales O.T.U. often used the same creative teams that would make Marvel legendary! Grab 'em up if you see them!
A top-notch entry into the horror/supernatural genre from Atlas! The company was at the height of their creative prowess, often using creative teams that would later find stardom at Marvel! Collectors seek these books for their high quality!
Continental set the horror comic pace in the mid 40's with Suspense. Some of the earliest of the genre! Get an idea of what these obscure finds may be worth with Quality's free price guide.
Tales From The Crypt is often the first title that springs to mind when considering 50's horror comics! EC struck gold once again with their clever stories and superior art! Check Quality's price guide for these in demand classics!
Originally a monster/horror series, Marvel introduced IRON MAN in issue #39! Riding the popularity of their other hero titles, these early issues continue to be collector faves! See what these are currently selling for on our price guide...
Marvel's Bronze-Age take on the classic character was a quality book, but issues #1 and #10 are the ones in high demand...#10 introduced BLADE! The value of these books are only going to go up! Check Quality's price guide for recent sales!
More gore, please! Harvey's Tomb Of Terror featured extra-graphic cover images of the pre-code horror genre; disfigured, flesh melting emaciated zombies, faces exploding, etc. Typically, production was halted when the CCA came about in '55! Valuable!
Another of EC's iconoclastic titles from the early '50s, Vault Of Horror again exceeds all quality expectations when measured against some of the lesser known titles of the era! Check out the prices these are fetching!
Former purveyors of excellent superhero comics, Quality Publications jumped into the horror arena with Web Of Evil, which proved they could really do all kinds of material very, very well! All 21 issues are worth hunting down!
1951 was near the height of the graphic horror comic craze, and small company P.L.Publishing, Inc. offered up only 3 issues of the obscure Weird Adventure. Hard to find, but potentially valuable, check Quality Comix's online price guide to hunt 'em down!
What more can be said about EC Comics? Weird Fantasy maintains the high quality of their other books of the time! This one is more sci-fi oriented - and worth a pretty penny on the market!
One of EC Comics' flagship books, Weird Science is very beloved to collectors for it's superior renderings and visions of the future! See what your copies may be worth on our online price guide!
Straddling the line between horror and sci-fi, underdog publishing house Stanley Morse gave us the fascinating Weird Tales of The Future in 1952. It only ran 8 issues, but is coveted by collectors for it's fantastic art!
This is the book that introduced MOON KNIGHT in issue #32! He made his 2nd appearance in #33, and both of these are highly sought after! Click on the title to see current values!
Right on verge of Atlas becoming Marvel Comics, you can really see where they were headed with 1956's World of Fantasy! Excellent "proto-Marvel" stuff very sought out by collectors! See what they are going for here!