Up for sale is a nice solid issue of Journey Into Mystery #78 featuring a prototype story based on the character Doctor Strange, referred to as the Sorcerer! This was printed a little over a year before Doctor Stranges debut.Its in a solid Very Good- condition. The staples are still firmly attached from cover to centerfold with some slight staple pull from the cover. The cover has retained quite a bit of gloss. There are a couple of chips along the bottom and top spine cover corners as well as a couple other edges of the cover borders.
There is a very light crease from top to bottom along the front middle cover, but is not a subscription crease and shows no color break. There are various spine stresses showing moderate color break as well as moderate wear. The cover and interior pages show yellowing. The only significant defect is the 2 1/2 inch tear at the middle right page edge across the word balloon.This defect has been highlighted in the 10th picture provided. If not for this defect this would grade at a Very Good. There is no writing, cutouts or missing pages, unless otherwise described above. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! The item "Journey Into Mystery 78 / Solid VG- / Dr. Strange Prototype (3/62)" is in sale since Sunday, October 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Silver Age (1956-69)\Horror & Sci-Fi". The seller is "bentech777" and is located in Columbus, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.