Mystery In Space

DC Comics // April-May 1951 - September 1966
Issue count: 117

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!

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Mystery In Space

A rare science fiction title from DC!

Again, in the 50's, they had a stable of talent that could deliver a high-quality comic book!

Carmine Infantino, Harry Boltinoff, Mort Drucker, Irwin Hasen... the list goes on! Even Frank Frazetta contributed a story to issue #1; that in itself makes that issue particularly scouted for!

The late 50's brought the popular character ADAM STRANGE! He would dominate the book 'til the end of the run (1966) as the lead feature.

After a less-than-brief hiatus, DC decided to revive the title in 1977, but that might have been poor timing for the mainstream market.

However, the 50's issues are little-gems, and should be snapped up when you see 'em... and Adam Strange will always have a discriminating following...

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Issue #1

What's Mystery In Space #1 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #1. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is a 9.2 from the White Mountain pedigree that sold for the price of $10,200 in November 2019. An unretouched 9.0 as a March 2020 value of $1,740, which is a decrease from its July 2002 value of $3,795.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The first appearance of Knights of the Galaxy occurs in Mystery in Space #1, published by D.C. Comics in April 1941. The Knights of the Galaxy are introduced in "Nine Worlds to Conquer." Doctor Brady and Jim Huston discover spores from space that threaten humanity.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$275 $600 $1,500 $3,100 $11,000 $6,500

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Issue #2

What's Mystery In Space #2 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #2. The highest-rated copy to sell at auction is a 9.2 from the Spokane pedigree that sold for the price of $2,988 in May 2009. An unretouched 8.5 has a November 2007 value of $956, and an unretouched 7.5 sold for the price of $359 in May 2014, which is a decrease from its peak June 2004 value of $834.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The Knights of the Galaxy introduce Villian Jesse James in Mystery in Space #2, published in June 1951 by D.C. Comics. Jesse James is the Highwayman of Space, working to commit crimes across the nine worlds.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$125 $250 $500 $1,000 $4,000 $2,988

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Issue #3

What's Mystery In Space #3 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #3 is $2,400. This value is based on the highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly, which is an unretouched 9.4 that sold for that price in October 2008. A 9.4 from the Davis Crippen pedigree has an August 2006 value of $1,912, a 9.2 from the River City pedigree sold for the price of $1,793 in November 2017, and an unretouched 9.0 has a value of $810 as of November 2019.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The Knights of the Galaxy take on aliens in Mystery in Space #3, published in August 1951 by D.C. Comics. A new kind of enemy that wield fantastic new weapons force the Knights into a “Duel of the Planets.”

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$70 $140 $275 $575 $2,400 $3,840

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Issue #4

What's Mystery In Space #4 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #4 is $2,280. That value is based on the highest-rated copy to sell at auction, which is an unretouched 9.4 that sold for that price in August 2019. An unretouched 9.2 sold for the price of $1,315 in May 2016, and a 9.2 from the River City pedigree has a November 2004 value of $1,550.

Why is this comic book valuable?

Commander Lyle faces a space gambler in Mystery in Space #4, published by D.C. Comics in October 1951. The Master of Doom wages battle the Knights of the Galaxy, and Lyle takes on Ultimo in a battle of wits.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$75 $150 $300 $600 $2,400 $2,280

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Issue #5

What's Mystery In Space #5 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #5. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is a 9.0 with a double cover that sold for the price of $915 in November 2004. A 8.5 from the White Mountain pedigree has a June 2019 value of $1,140, and an unretouched 8.0 sold for the price of $475 in March 2018, which is an increase from its June 2015 value of $293.

Why is this comic book valuable?

There are three new science features in Mystery in Space #5, published in December 1951 by D.C. Comics. Lyle and Ora escape from a tornado in space on the cover, and the Knights of the Galaxy meet the Outcast of the Lost World.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$65 $125 $250 $500 $2,000 $4,080

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Issue #6

What's Mystery In Space #6 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #6 is unknown. The highest-rated copy to sell at auction is a 9.2 from the Cosmic Aeroplane pedigree that sold for the price of $1,100 in June 2014. A 9.2 from the Bethlehem pedigree sold for the price of $1,030 in June 2018, which is an increase from its August 2005 value of $857. An unretouched 9.0 sold for the price of $420 in February 2020, which is a decrease from its peak May 2017 value of $607.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The Knights of the Galaxy face a weapon that can melt the world in Mystery in Space #6, published by D.C. Comics in February 1952. The Master of Doom has teleported Commander Lyle back in time to the 20th Century while the Knights battle a new weapon that can melt the world.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$50 $100 $200 $400 $1,500 $1,100

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Issue #7

What's Mystery In Space #7 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery In Space #7. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is an unretouched 9.2 that sold for the price of $1,800 in August 2019. An unretouched 9.0 has an October 2016 value of $720, and an unretouched 8.5 has a value of $446 as of September 2013.

Why is this comic book valuable?

A man's life hinges on Mars' ability to win the Interplanetary Olympics in Mystery in Space #7, published in April 1952 by D.C. Comics. In "Challenge of the Robot Knight," Ora dons a robot disguise in order to apply to join the Knights of the Galaxy, trying to prove the point that a robot faces less discrimination to joining than a woman.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$50 $50 $100 $325 $1,800 $1,800

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Issue #8

What's Mystery In Space #8 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery In Space #8 is $735. This value is based on the highest-rated copy to sell at auction, which is an unretouched 9.4 NM that sold for that price in January 2007. An unretouched 9.0 has a May 2005 value of $489, and an unretouched 8.0 sold for the price of $384 in February 2020, which is a decrease from its November 2019 value of $432.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The last storyline from the Knights of the Galaxy occurs in Mystery in Space #8, published by D.C. Comics in June 1952. The Knights battle an alien race to decide "Who Will Be the Future Masters of Earth."

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$40 $75 $150 $300 $1,200 $1,450

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Issue #9

What's Mystery In Space #9 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #9. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is an unretouched 8.5 that sold for the price of $475 in July 2015. An unretouched 8.0 has a July 2002 value of $316, and an unretouched 7.0 sold for the price of $203 in October 2013, which is a decrease from its peak March 2012 value of $215.

Why is this comic book valuable?

Two heroes are trapped in an unpenetrable dome in Mystery in Space #9, published in August 1952 by D.C. Comics. Our hero and heroine attempt to escape from aliens, but are trapped within the Diamond of Death.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$50 $100 $200 $400 $1,600 $475

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Issue #10

What's Mystery In Space #10 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #10. The highest-rated copy to sell at auction is an 8.0 from the Bethlehem pedigree that sold for the price of $400 in August 2011. This value is a decrease from its peak May 2007 value of $475. An 8.0 from the White Mountain pedigree has a May 2013 value of $540, and an unretouched 4.0 sold for the price of $84 in October 2018.

Why is this comic book valuable?

A man stands trial in front of an intergalactic jury in Mystery in Space #10, published by D.C. Comics in October 1952. Jurors from Neptune, Mercury, Saturn, Uranus, and Pluto hold an Earthman on trial when he is accused of killing a Martian.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$50 $100 $200 $400 $1,600 $540

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Issue #11

What's Mystery In Space #11 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #11. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is an 8.5 from the Bethlehem pedigree that sold for the price of $275 in July 2004. An 8.0 from the Davis Crippen pedigree has a March 2007 value of $287, and an unretouched 3.0 has a value of $30 as of March 2019.

Why is this comic book valuable?

A new, unknown spaceman appears in Mystery in Space #11, published in December 1952 by D.C. Comics. A man offers $1 million to the first person that can guess what a new space creature looks like.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$30 $60 $120 $240 $900 $287

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Issue #12

What's Mystery In Space #12 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #12 is unknown. There have been only four copies to sell at auction, and the highest-rated copy is an unretouched 8.5 that sold for the price of $255 in July 2004. An unretouched 7.0 has a May 2009 value of $96, an unretouched 6.0 sold for the price of $102 in May 2015, and an unretouched 2.0 has a value of $48 as of November 2017.

Why is this comic book valuable?

A new magnet terrorizes the people in Mystery in Space #12, published by D.C. Comics in February 1953. A spaceship equipped with a magnet capable of attracting humans terrorizes the world.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$30 $60 $120 $240 $900 $265

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Issue #13

What's Mystery In Space #13 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #13. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is an unretouched 9.2 that sold for the price of $825 in November 2008. A 9.0 from the White Mountain pedigree has an October 2013 value of $655, and an unretouched 7.5 has a value of $288 as of November 2018.

Why is this comic book valuable?

Earth sends a distress signal to Mars in Mystery in Space #13, published in April 1953 by D.C. Comics. The people of Earth put a giant signboard in space, calling for the Martians to come to their aid.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$40 $75 $150 $300 $1,200 $840

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Issue #14

What's Mystery In Space #14 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #14 is unknown. An unretouched 8.0 is the highest-rated copy to sell at auction, and sold for the price of $660 in April 2019. This value is a decrease from its peak June 2018 value of $1,020. A 7.0 from the Bethlehem pedigree has a May 2004 value of $182, and an unretouched 5.5 has a value of $109 as of October 2018.

Why is this comic book valuable?

A giant monster attacks a space community in Mystery of Space #14, published by D.C. Comics in June 1953. A Hollywood film crew is shooting a move in space, and their star is a giant monster who attacks a spaceship.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$75 $150 $300 $600 $2,400 $1,020

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Issue #15

What's Mystery In Space #15 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #15. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is an 8.0 from the Davis Crippen pedigree that sold for the price of $311 in March 2007. An unretouched 6.5 sold for the price of $456 in June 2019, and a 6.5 from the Murphy Anderson File Copy has a December 2019 value of $480.

Why is this comic book valuable?

Station X makes Earth face certain death in Mystery in Space #15, published in August 1953 by D.C. Comics. Station X has a singular purpose: to set the Earth on fire.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$110 $220 $450 $850 $3,250 $456

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Issue #16

What's Mystery In Space #16 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #16 is unknown. The highest-rated copy to sell at auction is an unretouched 8.5 that sold for the price of $408 in May 2019. An unretouched 8.0 has a May 2015 value of $239, and a 7.0 from the Murphy Anderson File Copy has a value of $228 as of September 2019. ?

Why is this comic book valuable?

Honeymooners face death by a meteor in Mystery in Space #16, published by D.C. Comics in October 1953. Two honeymooners are enjoying their vacation in space, until a giant meteor threatens their lives by speeding towards them.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$45 $90 $175 $350 $1,200 $408

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Issue #21

What's Mystery In Space #21 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #21. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is a 9.0 from the Cosmic Aeroplane pedigree that sold for the price of $657 in August 2008. An unretouched 7.0 has a June 2019 value of $360, which is a decrease from its peak September 2018 value of $456.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The Space Cabbie makes his first appearance in Mystery in Space #21, published in August 1954 by D.C. Comics. The Outcast of Space dies while saving people from a space carnival that comes alive.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$50 $100 $200 $400 $1,500 $657

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Issue #53

What's Mystery In Space #53 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #53 is unknown. The highest-rated copy to sell at auction is an unretouched 9.0 that sold for the price of $1,912 in August 2006. An unretouched 8.5 has an April 2013 value of $2,202, and an unretouched 8.0 sold for the price of $1,581 in January 2020, which is an increase from its May 2009 value of $1,434.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The Adam Strange stories begin in Mystery in Space #53, published by D.C. Comics in August 1959. Space Commando Adam Strange must save Alanna from robot raiders.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$75 $150 $300 $600 $2,500 $3,107

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Issue #54

What's Mystery In Space #54 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #54 is unknown. The highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly is an unretouched 9.0 that sold for the price of $565 in April 2009. An unretouched 8.0 sold for the price of $430 in January 2019, which is an increase from its April 2017 value of $158.?

Why is this comic book valuable?

Space Commando Adam Strange makes his second appearance on the cover of Mystery in Space #54, published in September 1959 by D.C. Comics. Adam Strange is battling against a new enemy: space invaders from an underground world!

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$55 $110 $225 $450 $1,800 $863

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Issue #55

What's Mystery In Space #55 worth in 2021?

There is no known mint condition value of Mystery in Space #55. The highest-rated copy to sell at auction is an 8.5 from the Nova Scotia pedigree that sold for the price of $713 in October 2013. An unretouched 8.5 has a March 2018 value of $440, which is a decrease from its peak August 2017 value of $956.

Why is this comic book valuable?

Adam and Alanna take on a giant monster in Mystery in Space #55, published by D.C. Comics in November 1959. Space Commando Adam Strange and Alanna take on Zaradak using special space jetpacks.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$50 $100 $200 $425 $1,700 $956

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Issue #75

What's Mystery In Space #75 worth in 2021?

The mint condition value of Mystery in Space #75 is $3,250. This value is based on the highest CGC rated copy to sell publicly, which is an unretouched 9.8 NM/M that sold for that price in December 2013. An unretouched 9.6 sold for the price of $1,000 in September 2018, which is a decrease from its October 2009 value of $2,153.

Why is this comic book valuable?

The Justice League of America makes an appearance in Mystery in Space #75, published in May 1962 by D.C. Comics. Adam Strange needs help capturing master criminal Kanjar Ro, so he calls in his friends from the Justice League to aid him.

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GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$30 $60 $125 $250 $1,000 $3,346

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