Journey into Unknown Worlds #3

Published
1953
Page count
24?
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1798516

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Trapped in Space! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Western [Atlas/Marvel], 1951 series) #5 (June 1951)
Trapped in Space!
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Times, 195-? series) #3 ([1953?])
Trapped in Space!
Show/hide 1. Trapped in Space Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
8210

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Western [Atlas/Marvel], 1951 series) #5 (June 1951)
Trapped in Space
Also printed
Canada
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Bell, 1951? series) #40 (1951)
Trapped in Space
 
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Action Comic (Trans-Tasman Magazines, 1960?) ([1960?])
Trapped in Space

Synopsis

The Master of Zodus captures Earth people for slaves by setting up The Room of No Return in carnival attractions.

Notes

A skier in the last panel who finds the protagonist's account of his horrible ordeal says in part, "I'm going to show it to the editor of 'Unknown Worlds'! I bet he can use it!"

Show/hide 2. The Last Plunge Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Code
8092

Credits

Writing
Hank Chapman, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Jack Abel, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Western [Atlas/Marvel], 1951 series) #5 (June 1951)
The Last Plunge
Also printed
Canada
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Bell, 1951? series) #40 (1951)
The Last Plunge

Synopsis

Suicides who leap off bridges must pay the penalty of being transformed into fish.

Notes

Lead character commits suicide.

Show/hide 3. Two Worlds in One! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
8209

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jay Scott Pike , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Western [Atlas/Marvel], 1951 series) #5 (June 1951)
Two Worlds in One!
Also printed
Canada
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Bell, 1951? series) #40 (1951)
Two Worlds in One!

Synopsis

When a man passes through a time machine to the year 2049, he is told that he can only remain for thirty days in one era before returning to the other, else he will die.

Show/hide 4. Look -- If You Dare! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
8151

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Winiarski, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Western [Atlas/Marvel], 1951 series) #5 (June 1951)
Look -- If You Dare
Also printed
Canada
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Bell, 1951? series) #40 (1951)
Look -- If You Dare

Synopsis

A man buys a telescope with a powerful lens from an alien spy. The man sees an impending invasion fleet through the telescope. The alien spy tracks him down and knocks him out and switches the telescope with a normal one so that no one knows the man got the powerful telescope by accident.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Guy Budziak

AusReprints ID

  • 61764

Cover added

Index completed

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