Journey into Mystery #2

United States

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
August 1952
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/9863

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, Editor [credited]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Don't Look! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Art
, line art
 
Chris Rule, inker [as Christopher Rule]
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Printed in
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 ([October] 2008)

Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Show/hide 1. The Scarecrow Comic story, 5 pages

"I’m Tim Blake... You don’t know me, but you know my type..."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
A-500

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Russ Heath, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
United States
Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (January 1973)
The Scarecrow
 
Australia
Crypt of Shadows (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 (1975)
The Scarecrow
 
Australia
Where Monsters Dwell (Yaffa/Page, 1980?) ([1980?])
The Scarecrow
Printed in
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 ([October] 2008)
 
I Fantastici Quattro (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #125 (20 Gennaio 1976)
 
Das Monster von Frankenstein (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #8
 
Capitaine America (Editions Héritage, 1970 series) #39 ([Novembre 1974])

Synopsis

Scrawny Tim Blake buys a magic potion to build up his muscles, which is very successful at first, until it sends his body out of control.

Show/hide 2. The Pact Text story, 2 pages

"The tall, young man sat at his desk and stared steadily at the sheet of paper in his type-writer."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
[9734]
Characters
Henry Conrad; Frances Conrad; the Devil

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

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Printed in
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #76 (August 1960)
 
Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #48 (December 1963)
 
Amazing Adventures (Marvel, 1961 series) #4 (September 1961)
 
Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) #20 (May 1954)
 
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 ([October] 2008)
 
Amazing Stories of Suspense (Alan Class, 1963 series) #61

Synopsis

A historian, writing about the trial and execution of his ancestor for witchcraft, interviews the only remaining party concerned in the case: the Devil.

Show/hide 3. Don't Look! Comic story, 5 pages

"No! No! Get away from me!"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
A-537

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jay Scott Pike, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
United States
Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (January 1973)
Don't Look!
 
Australia
Crypt of Shadows (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 (1975)
Don't Look!
 
Australia
Where Monsters Dwell (Yaffa/Page, 1980?) ([1980?])
Don't Look!
Printed in
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 ([October] 2008)
 
I Fantastici Quattro (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #124 (6 Gennaio 1976)
 
Das Monster von Frankenstein (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #8
 
Capitaine America (Editions Héritage, 1970 series) #39 ([Novembre 1974])

Synopsis

A madman offers to give an attorney a magic mirror that reveals how people will look in the future but there is a secret terrible cost.

Show/hide 4. How Mini-Gym Turns Plant Drip into Success Dynamo Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
C. C. Beck, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Joe Bonomo advertisement includes a half page of sequential panel art.

Show/hide 5. How Clumsy Can Ya Be? Comic story, 4 pages

"Our story begins deep in the heart of mysterious India, where an American is learning the secrets of magic from a yogi fakir..."

Featuring

Genre
Humour; horror-suspense
Code
A-478

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howie Post, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
United States
Vault of Evil (Marvel, 1973? series) #2 (April 1973)
How Clumsy Can Ya Be?
 
Australia
Vault of Evil (Yaffa, 1978? series) #1 ([August 1978?])
How Clumsy Can Ya Be
Printed in
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 ([October] 2008)

Synopsis

A would-be magician bungles his training in India, and when he returns to the States to begin his career, he bungles his first performance, too.

Show/hide 6. Thru the Door Comic story, 4 pages

"C’mon, honey!"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
A-444

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ben Brown, penciller [signed]
 
David Gantz, inker [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
United States
Crypt of Shadows (Marvel, 1973 series) #2 (March 1973)
Thru the Door
Printed in
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 ([October] 2008)
 
Die Gruft von Graf Dracula (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #9

Synopsis

A boxer's manager tries to persuade the boxer's wife to run away with him, but the boxer overhears and chases after them. They barricade themselves in a room, but the manager then learns that the woman is really a hungry vampire.

Show/hide 7. The Hiding Place Comic story, 5 pages

"Wait a minute! Don’t... No! No!"

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
A-477

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Printed in
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 ([October] 2008)

Synopsis

When Ann and her lover Paul are confronted by Ann's husband, she panics and kills him. Paul tells her he will get rid of the body but as time passes she fears that he will decide to turn her in.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 103645

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