Tales of Suspense (1959) #33 VG
Published Sep 1962 by Marvel.
Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I was Trapped in the Chamber of Fear!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man tries to pitch to Stan Lee the story of a blackmailer who becomes trapped within a mystic ruby as an agent of Fate to direct recently departed souls to their destination; Stan rejects the story as too outlandish even for Tales of Suspense and the man leaves the office. "Bird Talk" text story. "The Mystery of the Tax Collector from Space!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A failed actor finds a spaceship with a dead pilot and uses it in an attempt to con the authorities; The ship is actually a decoy, and is retrieved by the aliens to get a human specimen for their zoo. "The Secret of the Mirage," art by Don Heck; A doctor goes to the Middle East to treat the local people; He is attacked by bandits for curing the local sheikh, and chased into a desert mirage, which takes him to a utopian world. "Where Is the Wommelly?", script by Stan Lee (signed), art by Steve Ditko; An alien armada attempts to conquer Earth, but is driven off; One of the ships is damaged and forced to land on Earth, its pilot an outcast forever on the planet; The military is convinced they will capture the alien at any moment since it must be of monstrous appearance. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.