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Appearing in "Orogo!! The Nightmare from Outer Space!!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Journey into Mystery #57
(originally printed as Orogo! The Nightmare from Outer Space!)

Featured Characters:

  • Albert Carstairs

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Synopsis for "Orogo!! The Nightmare from Outer Space!!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Journey into Mystery #57
(originally printed as Orogo! The Nightmare from Outer Space!)

Orogo, a robot from another galaxy, lands on Earth planning to enslave humanity using mass hypnosis. Its plan is going swimmingly until it meets an old man and finds out he's immune. Orogo increases its power so much that it destroys itself. It turns out that the old man is completely blind.

Appearing in "The Earth-Crawlers!"

Reprint of the 2nd story from
Journey into Mystery #57The Earth-Crawlers!

Featured Characters:

  • Henry Salt

Supporting Characters:

  • Martha Salt

Antagonists:

  • Tutaku the Witch Doctor

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Synopsis for "The Earth-Crawlers!"

Reprint of the 2nd story from
Journey into Mystery #57The Earth-Crawlers!

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An inventor with a nagging wife must prevent giant roots resulting from a witch doctor's curse from overrunning Africa, by using his most recently invented device for controlling the rain. He then turns to inventing a device which will harness the power of his wife's voice.

Appearing in "The Metal Monster"

Reprint of the 3rd story from
Journey into Mystery #57
(originally printed as The Metal Monster!)

Featured Characters:

  • Mr Mason

Supporting Characters:

  • Gypsies
    • Grosko

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Vehicles:

  • Steam Shovel

Synopsis for "The Metal Monster"

Reprint of the 3rd story from
Journey into Mystery #57
(originally printed as The Metal Monster!)

A construction foreman discovers the hard way not to doubt the supernatural when his project theatens a land of gypsies.

Appearing in "The Last Voyage of Captain Kragg"

Reprint of the 4th story from
Journey into Mystery #67The Last Voyage of Captain Kragg

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Kragg

Supporting Characters:

  • Kumbus

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Synopsis for "The Last Voyage of Captain Kragg"

Reprint of the 4th story from
Journey into Mystery #67The Last Voyage of Captain Kragg

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A cowardly space pilot flees a battle until his spaceship runs out of power and he crashes into a bog on an Earth-like planet. He finds himself among humanoids in an era similar to Earth's 1492 Spain as a sailor is attempting to prove the planet round with a voyage around the globe. The space pilot thinks this is a sure bet to gain fame and fortune so he arranges to exchange places with the sailor and head out to sea. Unfortunately for him, the planet he has crash landed upon does indeed turn out to be flat.

Appearing in "The Pretender!"

Reprint of the 5th story from
Tales to Astonish #31
(originally printed as The Pretender)

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Synopsis for "The Pretender!"

Reprint of the 5th story from
Tales to Astonish #31
(originally printed as The Pretender)

A man looking through an abandoned house find notes in an alien language. They tell of an alien shapeshifter disguised as a human to undermine Earth before an invasion, and are accompanied by a photograph of the alien's human form, Soviet Premier Nikita Kruschev.

Appearing in "Quogg!"

Reprint of the 5th story from
Tales to Astonish #30Quogg!

Featured Characters:

  • Criminal (Unnamed)

Supporting Characters:

  • Tribal Chief (Unnamed)

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Synopsis for "Quogg!"

Reprint of the 5th story from
Tales to Astonish #30Quogg!
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A criminal avoids the African authorities after robbing the outpost and heads deeper into the jungle where he encounters a tribal chieftain who warns him away from entering an enclosure due to the presence of Quogg. The man pretends to listen to the chief, all the while thinking it'll be the perfect hiding place. When he scales the wall, he sees that there is even a small hut available in the clearing. He constructs a barrier ringing the hut in order to keep out wild beasts, and plots to terrorize and extort the natives as their demon Quogg. A rustling sound startles him out of his revere, and when he turns around, he realizes too late that he has enclosed himself in with the monstrous shaggy creature named Quogg that he mistook for a hut.

Appearing in "The Black Clock!"

Reprint of the 3rd story from
Journey into Mystery #67The Black Clock!

Featured Characters:

  • Mr. Jordan

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Synopsis for "The Black Clock!"

Reprint of the 3rd story from
Journey into Mystery #67The Black Clock!

A criminal steals a strange clock from an old man, but finds that it is cursed. He cannot put it down without pain, but he ages rapidly as he holds it. He believes that returning the clock will cure him, leaving him to choose between rapid death, pain or jail.

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