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1758: Marvel Premiere #14

" Sise-Neg Genesis "
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Marvel Premiere #14
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Editor-in-Chief: Len Wein
Cover Artists: Frank Brunner
Writers: Steve Englehart
Pencilers: Frank Brunner
Inkers: Dick Giordano
Colourists: Glynis Wein (Oliver)
Letterers: John Costanza
Editors: Roy Thomas
Cover Date: March 1974
Release Date: December 1973
Story Arc: -
Pages: 20
Cover Price: $0.20
Times Read: 218                 Times Rated: 134
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Universes:   Earth-616  
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Issue Blurb
The strange entity Sise-Neg has ripped back in time with Mordo and Strange in tow. While neither has the power to confront Sise-Neg, each seeks to reason and influence him for their own ends.
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Character Appearances
Main Characters
  Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange last appeared in Marvel Premiere #13. Doctor Strange next appears in Defenders #8a (v1).
Supporting Characters
Lancelot last appeared in Black Knight #4e (v1). Lancelot next appears in Marvel Preview #22.
Sise-Neg last appeared in Marvel Premiere #13. Sise-Neg next appears in X-Men Annual #13c.
  Baron Mordo
Baron Mordo last appeared in Marvel Premiere #13. Baron Mordo next appears in Doctor Strange #10 (v2).
Shuma-Gorath last appeared in Marvel Premiere #10. Shuma-Gorath next appears in Strange Tales #13b (v2).
Equipment, Items & Vehicles
Cloak of Levitation
Cloak of Levitation last appeared in Marvel Premiere #12. Cloak of Levitation next appears in Defenders #8a (v1).
Eye of Agamotto
Eye of Agamotto last appeared in Marvel Premiere #12. Eye of Agamotto next appears in Defenders #8a (v1).
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Issue Notes
  Takes place between the pages of Defenders #8
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Issue Review
   January 5, 2016
EPIC time-travel story by Steve Englehart, with Baron Mordo and Doctor Strange just along for the ride. Some of the historical stuff is a bit too 'on the nose' for me, but it can't detract from an awesome read. 10/10
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  green_flame_616 Says:    
  2012-04-04 18:27:52  
  This could have been a really cool story, it just wasn't quite there.  

  Redsvetz Says:    
  2012-07-07 16:18:34  
  Whoa, man. Dave's not here. Whoa. I rather enjoyed this arc. It's definitely not The Silver Age in here anymore. Whoa.  

  Kez Says:    
  2012-10-31 09:13:54  
  I really like what they were trying to do here. Enjoyed this arc a lot.  

  Calthor Says:    
  2012-11-04 13:59:45  
  That was insane!  

  Canuck Says:    
  2013-02-22 12:48:52  
  Hmm, some widely differing opinions on these last couple of issues. Great art, Brunner appears to be improving with every comic. I liked the story and the direction they took with it.
I'm thinking this story would not of been printed even 5 years earlier. I wonder how many kids weren't allowed to read Dr. Strange after this one, or how many offended religious advocates were angrily writing in.

  Redsvetz Says:    
  2013-02-22 13:09:59  
  -@Canuck: I think I remember reading about this...something to the effect that Marvel was hesitant to explore this type subject matter until some of the Bullpen staff faked a few letters from religious leaders--basically praising and encouraging these stories. After Stan saw these and gave his blessing, it was full-steam ahead!  

  john54542 Says:    
  2013-02-28 21:38:24  
  I enjoyed this. That's really funny about bullpen staff faking letters pretending to be fanatics.  

  Gecko Says:    
  2013-09-14 17:18:42  
  Liked it. But the name Sise-Neg, was too Golden age (Read it backwards)  

  leisch Says:    
  2014-02-19 10:56:23  
  This Marvel Premiere run has been the best Dr. Strange so far in the order. I hope the quality is maintained in the upcoming series.  

  Magik_Rune Says:    
  2015-03-06 15:03:49  
  That was surprisingly good. I want more !  

  TheAmazingGatorMan Says:    
  2015-04-09 14:24:54  
  And this concludes this months issue of Marvel's Bible Stories. Tune in next month where Adam Warlock walks on water, and feeds thousands with a few loaves of bread and some minnows.  

  duncanm Says:    
  2015-06-11 16:45:28  
  Okay, that story managed to win me over despite the time travel (well, everything was explicitly put back the way it was supposed to be), despite seeing proto-humans living alongside dinosaurs. But it's Marvel, can't expect them to get all this stuff right.  

  Russ Says:    
  2017-07-09 20:29:49  
  Well, this one was pretty epic as well. This arc must've turned some heads when it was published. I did find it interesting about those faked letters from Christian and other religious leaders; but just imagine a parent in 1974 buying this comic for their kids.

So maybe things did return to the way they were before. And maybe the allegory to the story of Creation from the Bible was really strong. Not to mention, a pretty strong allusion to this guy now not only creating the Marvel Universe, but the multiverse as well; this ended up being a solid arc and some fantastic storytelling.

5 stars, and a grade of A- for this 12-issue run of Doctor Strange before his second shot at a solo title. Sure, there were a couple of hiccups in this series, but I like that it took a lot of chances and produced a pair of strong, epic arcs that redefined Doc's world, shook up his status quo, and open up a lot of possibilities for the new title. And the artwork showed us a lot of things we'd never seen in Doc's stories before. It's just kinda too bad Steve Englehart couldn't script every Marvel book around this time; he's easily one of the best comic writers of the early to mid '70's.

  Katryn Says:    
  2017-08-05 05:02:26  
  Most time travel paradoxes involve someone being their own grandfather - this guy created his whole universe!  

  Locust75 Says:    
  2017-08-05 08:50:56  
  5 stars. And on the sixth day Sise-Neg created Adam & Steve!!!

Cover Me - The cover calls out Cagliostro instead of Sise-Neg!!

Credit Due - You can tell Dick Giordano helped Brunner out on some pages!

Here Be Dragons - Nice image of the dragon!!!

No Show - It would've been nice to actually see Merlin!!

?Question? - I wonder if the Priests of Death ever make another appearance??

Special Guest Star - Nice shoutout to Shuma-Gorath the spanker of monkeys!!!

'Nuff Said - "Ignore Strange's cries for understanding and respect for life!"-Baron Mordo, Devil's Advocate

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Date User Name Update
   February 9, 2018 TStarnes Added Eye of Agamotto listing.
   February 9, 2018 TStarnes Added Cloak of Levitation listing.
   February 9, 2018 TStarnes
   June 27, 2016 fragsel Added Sise-Neg to the issue.
   June 23, 2016 TStarnes Changed comic details.
   January 30, 2016 Raistlin903 Changed comic details.
   February 28, 2015 TStarnes Moved this issue.
   May 21, 2013 fragsel Added Lancelot to the issue.
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