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Quote1.png Meanwhile, out in the vast reaches of space, remnants of the deadly plant creature float along aimlessly! Perhaps one day they will chance to reach Earth... and if they do, then will mankind learn in its final hours, the truth abut Chuck Dawson's sacrifice! Quote2.png
Narrator

Appearing in "The Sacrifice!"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • John (First and only known appearance; dies)
  • Numerous unnamed Martians
  • United States Army (Vision)
  • Numerous unnamed Earthlings
  • United States Government (Mentioned)

Races and Species:

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • Mars Rocket

Synopsis for "The Sacrifice!"

In the year 1971 a man makes the first flight to Mars and finds to his horror that a plant creature has destroyed all life on Mars and demands to be taken to Earth so as to repeat the process. The man kills himself by blowing up the spaceship and stranding the monster in space.

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Appearing in "Strange Mission"

Reprint of the 5th story from
Mystery Tales #45
  • Alfred Pook

Other Characters:

  • Harold
  • Dr. Smith

Races and Species:

Synopsis for "Strange Mission"

Reprint of the 5th story from
Mystery Tales #45

A man with with a toothache mistakes the office of a space scientist for a dentist and ends up discovering a new planet.

Appearing in "The Coming of the Giants"

Featured Characters:

  • Bobby Grant

Supporting Characters:

  • Sally Grant (Billy's Mother)
  • Mr. Grant (Billy's Father)

Antagonists:

  • Giant Aliens
    • Numerous unnamed aliens

Other Characters:

Races and Species:

Locations:

Items:

  • Alien Projector

Vehicles:

  • Alien Spacecraft

Synopsis for "The Coming of the Giants"

Giant aliens menace New York, but flee at the slightest resistance. The New Yorkers find their projector suspect that the aliens' giant size was an illusion, however the aliens really were giant in size and left the equipment to disguise their cowardice.

Appearing in "The Mask of Morgumm!"

Featured Characters:

  • Joe Phelps

Supporting Characters:

  • Unnamed Mask Maker

Antagonists:

  • Unidentified Police Department

Other Characters:

  • Unnamed Store Clerk
  • Unnamed Jewelry Seller

Races and Species:

Locations:

Items:

  • Mask of Morgumm

Synopsis for "The Mask of Morgumm!"

A baby-faced criminal gets an ugly mask to disguise himself and intimidate people. When he removes the mask he finds that it has made his face just as ugly as the mask and so easily recognizable.

Appearing in "The Warning!"

Featured Characters:

  • Unnamed Whistleblower

Supporting Characters:

  • "Statue"

Antagonists:

  • NYPD
    • Unnamed Police Officer

Other Characters:

  • Numerous unnamed New Yorkers

Races and Species:

Locations:

Synopsis for "The Warning!"

A man in a park warns several passerby that he saw a statue move but all, including the police officer, dismiss him as a kook. He addresses the statute, who replies back to him, send many more advance invasion troops disguised as statutes.

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