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(1952-03.Key)-no Wolverton art
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26-April-2014 6:10 pm
Username: docsavage
Comment: Interestingly enough, the astronaut-hero of the story "The Time Has Come" was named... ALAN MOORE!

Issue: #1
Published: March 1952, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Harry Kantor
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age US Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: 175 Fifth Avenue New York, NY Printed in Canada. Intended to be the third Media Publications title? The first issue shows Andru/Esposito involvement. None of the others do. Apparently the ownership change occurred while the issue was in production.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)

Comic Story (6 pages) Ten Thousand Years Old!
Featuring: Jerry Drago and Jill Johnson
Synopsis: Jerry Drago and Jill Johnson are abducted by a Venusian Doctor as Earth specimens. The doctor increases their life spans to an indefinite length. Jerry and Jill escape in a stolen rocket and return to Earth. Nobody believes their story, and the rocket disappears. The pair begin to use the Venusian technology they observed to improve the lot of mankind.
Credits: Pencils: Ross Andru | Inks: Mike Esposito ?
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Jerry Drago Jill Johnson

Comic Story (7 pages) The Ghouls Who Ruled the World!
Synopsis: In the year 2042 a group of gangsters are restored to life by a gamma life ray.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Smalle | Inks: Ed Smalle
Genre: Science Fiction

Text Story (1 page) Destination -- Space 22
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Science Fiction

Comic Story (7 pages) The Time Has Come
Featuring: Alan Moore
Synopsis: Alan Moore sets forth on a journey to the Moon in a spaceship designed by Professor Manheim. He is surprised to see another spaceship. It belongs to space pirates led by Jana. Jana has captured Professor Fenrir and his daugher, Desua. Jana tells the High One, ruler of Moon Men, that the prisoners are spies. Fenrir convinces the High One that Jana is lying. The Ruler of Moon Men has Alan Moore fight Jana. The lower gravity of Earth gives him the advantage over Jana. Moore returns to Earth with Jana's ship and Fenrir and Desua in tow, planning to return them to their planet.
Credits: Pencils: John Bulthuis | Inks: John Bulthuis
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Alan Moore (intro) Professor Manheim (intro) Professor Fenrir (intro) Desua (intro) Jana High One, Ruler Of Moon Men

Text Story (1 page) Trip Into Space
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Science Fiction

Comic Story (7 pages) Survival of the Fittest
Synopsis: Alpha leads his fellow robots in a peaceful revolt against mankind. Sandy and Doctor Morris's daughter, Arlene, have inadequate records to prove they are human. The general is suspicious of the pair.
Credits: Pencils: Ross Andru | Inks: Mike Esposito ? | Letters: typeset
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Doctor Morris Sandy Arlene Alpha

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