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PublisherAce Magazines | Date: | Lang: English
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   By Superman
nice art
   By SammiD
Ace continued this book under the title "The Beyond"; Beyond for Nov 1950 includes several internal title references as "Challenge of the Unknown".
   By The Australian Panther
1950. Ace puts out a book called Challenge of the Unknown. creative title. 1957 - Jack Kirby debuts, 'Challengers of the Unknown' for DC. Hmm.
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PublicationSeptember 1950 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: bi-monthly
NotesReprint in "The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics!" (IDW, 2010 series) #18 certain about the artist credits.
CreditsPencils: Warren Kremer? | Inks: Al Avison?
ContentGenre: Horror-suspense
NotesReprint in "The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics!" (IDW, 2010 series) #18 certain about the artist credits.
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