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Strange Tales #101 (v1)
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Published From: 1951-1976
Cover Price Range: $0.12 - $0.25
# of Issues: 138
# of Essential Issues: 20
 
Writers
Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Robert Bernstein, H.E. Huntley, Joe Carter, Jack Kirby, Dennis O'Neil, Roy Thomas, Jim Steranko, Len Wein, Mike Friedrich, Jim Starlin, Steve Ditko, Don Rico, Raymond Marais, Jim Lawrence
Artists
Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers, Steve Ditko, Carl Burgos, Bob Powell, Howard Purcell, Don Heck, John Buscema, Jim Steranko, Gene Colan, Jim Starlin, Bill Everett, Marie Severin, Marie Javins, Dan Adkins, George Tuska
 
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Strange Tales 101 (v1)
21: Strange Tales #101 (v1)
   
"The Human Torch "
Johnny Storm, better known as The Human Torch, is staying with his sister in her home in Glenville when the town's newspaper editor receives a threat on the new amusement park from a mysterious man called The Destroyer. Are these threats from a crank or the real deal? The Human Torch will soon discover the truth.
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Published: Oct. 1962
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #102 (v1)
24: Strange Tales #102 (v1)
   
"Prisoner of the Wizard "
The Human Torch has a new enemy, a man calling himself the Wizard! This successful and wealthy inventor plans not only on defeating the Torch, but to turn the public against him as well. Will his plans succeed or has he underestimated the powers of the Human Torch?
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Published: Nov. 1962
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker:
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Strange Tales #103 (v1)
29: Strange Tales #103 (v1)
   
"Prisoner of the 5th Dimension! "
An investigation of houses, sinking into the swamp, leads the Human Torch being transported to the 5th Dimension, under the tyranny of the dictator Zemu with his powerful arsenal to take over the Earth!
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Published: Dec. 1962
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Strange Tales #104 (v1)
36: Strange Tales #104 (v1)
   
"The Human Torch Meets Paste-Pot Pete! "
Paste-Pot Pete's specially engineered liquid cement and lightning quick reflexes are not to be underestimated. A folly the police, army and our hero, the Human Torch, must soon learn.
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Published: Jan. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Strange Tales #105 (v1)
39: Strange Tales #105 (v1)
   
"The Return of the Wizard! "
The Wizard has escaped from prison and has issued a challenge to the Human Torch. With his pride on the line, the Torch faces him without the help of the Fantastic Four!
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Published: Feb. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #106 (v1)
44: Strange Tales #106 (v1)
   
"The Threat of the Torrid Twosome "
Carl Zante the worlds greatest acrobat has a business proposition for Johnny Storm, to leave the Fantastic Four and team up with him to become the Torrid Twosome. Disgruntled about not being paid for his work, the Human Torch is seriously considering this offer which seems too good to be true...
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Published: Mar. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker:
Letterer: John Duffy
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #107 (v1)
45: Strange Tales #107 (v1)
   
"The Master of Flame Vs. The Monarch of the Sea!! "
Thinking that the Fantastic Four does not take him seriously, Johnny Storm decides that to prove his worth he will take on Prince Namor alone! The Human Torch vs the Submariner, fire vs water, who will be victorious?
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Published: April 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker:
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #108 (v1) [A Story]
55: Strange Tales #108 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Painter of a Thousand Perils! "
Wilhelm van Vile, a counterfeiter put away by the Human Torch has escaped from prison by using an alien artifact, a painter's tablet with the power to make the user's paintings come to life! His only limits are his imagination and the desire for revenge on the Human Torch!
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Published: May 1963
EIC:
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Terry Szenics
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #108 (v1) [D Story]
56: Strange Tales #108 (v1) [D Story]
   
"The Iron Warrior "
Can Merlin's magic meet the challenge of Sir Mogard?
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Published: May 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Ray Holloway
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #109 (v1)
68: Strange Tales #109 (v1)
   
"The Sorcerer and Pandora's Box "
The Sorcerer was a bitter hermit in his mansion until he found Pandora's Box, the Greek legendary artifact that contains 100 evils. Using ancient incantations the Sorcerer commands those evils to do his bidding and his will is to destroy the Human Torch!
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Published: June 1963
EIC:
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Martin Epp
Cover:
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #110 (v1) [A Story]
71: Strange Tales #110 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Human Torch vs. the Wizard and Paste-Pot Pete! "
Two of the Human Torches worst enemies, Paste-Pot Pete and the Wizard, team up to defeat their nemesis once and for all. An ingenious trap and deadly weapons could spill doom for the youngest member of the Fantastic Four!
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Published: July 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: John Duffy
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #110 (v1) [C Story]
72: Strange Tales #110 (v1) [C Story]
   
"Dr. Strange Master of Black Magic "
Dr. Strange helps a man who is having troubled sleep. The mage must encounter a dark force to aid the man.
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Published: July 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: Terry Szenics
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Strange Tales #111 (v1) [A Story]
77: Strange Tales #111 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Fighting to the Death with Asbestos Man! "
Professor Orson Kasloff has become the ultimate defense against the Human Torch; as the Asbestos Man! This defense will be invaluable as Orson turns his great scientific mind to crime.
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Published: Aug. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: Terry Szenics
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #111 (v1) [C Story]
78: Strange Tales #111 (v1) [C Story]
   
"Face-to-Face with the Magic of Baron Mordo "
Doctor Strange stands between Baron Mordo and his plans to destroy the Ancient One!
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Published: Aug. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: Terry Szenics
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #112 (v1)
88: Strange Tales #112 (v1)
   
"The Threat of the Living Bomb! "
The Eel has unknowingly stolen a atomic distiller, and if the distiller switch is not pressed on contact to air it becomes an ticking atomic bomb! With the whole nation searching for the Eel, it is the Human Torch which finds him but does he have enough time to move the bomb to an uninhabited location?!
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Published: Sept. 1963
EIC:
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Strange Tales #113 (v1)
97: Strange Tales #113 (v1)
   
"The Coming of Plantman! "
Doris Evan's gardener was recently fired from his job when a stray lightning bolt hit his invention for increasing plants intelligence. It now not only increased plant intelligence but gives the user control over all plants. With this Plantman is born!
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Published: Oct. 1963
EIC:
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Strange Tales #114 (v1) [A Story]
103: Strange Tales #114 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Human Torch Meets... Captain America "
After many years Captain America has returned but why is he calling out the Human Torch?! Johnny Storm will have to test his might against the red, white and blue hero in order to determine the truth.
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Published: Nov. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Strange Tales #114 (v1) [B Story]
104: Strange Tales #114 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Return of the Omnipotent Baron Mordo "
Disguised as an old friend of Dr. Strange, Karl Mordo calls to asks for help.
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Published: Nov. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #115 (v1) [A Story]
114: Strange Tales #115 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Sandman Strikes! "
Mr Fantastic sends the Human Torch to find Spider-man to help stop the recently escaped Sandman. Believing that he also has the power to stop the Sandman, Johnny Storm decides to take him on alone.
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Published: Dec. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #115 (v1) [B Story]
115: Strange Tales #115 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Origin of Dr. Strange "
Dr Strange's mysterious past is revealed. The story of how he became the Ancient One's apprentice.
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Published: Dec. 1963
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #116 (v1) [A Story]
121: Strange Tales #116 (v1) [A Story]
   
"In the Clutches of the Puppet Master! "
The Puppet Master lives and he plans to control the Human Torch into a fight with the Thing, hoping that they will destroy each other. But he has underestimated the bonds of friendship between the two heroes.
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Published: Jan. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: George Bell
Letterer: Ray Holloway
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
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Strange Tales #116 (v1) [B Story]
122: Strange Tales #116 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Return to the Nightmare World "
Dr Strange has a full length feature where he faces the master of the dream dimension, Nightmare!
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Published: Jan. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #117 (v1) [A Story]
142: Strange Tales #117 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Return of the Eel! "
The Eel has been released from prison but returns to his old ways. The Human Torch will have to bring this criminal once again to justice but the Eel has a few surprises in store for the teenager!
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Published: Feb. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #117 (v1) [B Story]
143: Strange Tales #117 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Many Traps of Baron Mordo "
Baron Mordo makes another attempt on the Ancient One's life but Dr Strange will always be there to stop him.
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Published: Feb. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #118 (v1) [A Story]
146: Strange Tales #118 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Man Who Became the Torch! "
The Wizard has escaped from prison with the help of his new invention, an anti-gravity machine. With it he plans to capture the Human Torch and steal his identity. He may find the means to perfect his diabolical machine!
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Published: Mar. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #118 (v1) [B Story]
147: Strange Tales #118 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Possessed "
Dr Strange faces an uncanny super-natural force that has affected ordinary humans and changed them into the Possessed!
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Published: Mar. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #119 (v1) [A Story]
150: Strange Tales #119 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Torch Goes Wild! "
The Rabble Rouser has convinced the city council to place an ordinance stopping the Human Torch from flaming on in public. Little do the people of New York know that the street corner soap box fanatic is a Red agent!
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Published: April 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Steve Ditko
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #119 (v1) [B Story]
151: Strange Tales #119 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Beyond the Purple Veil "
Doctor Strange must travel to the Purple Veil to rescue two men from the tyranny of Aggamon.
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Published: April 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #120 (v1) [A Story]
172: Strange Tales #120 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Torch Meets The Iceman! "
Johnny Storm and his girlfriend, Doris Evans, go on a boat line cruise around New York. Little do they know that on the same cruise is none other than Bobby Drake known better as the Iceman! Can they combine their strengths to save everyone from the Barracuda!
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Published: May 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Jack Kirby
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #120 (v1) [B Story]
173: Strange Tales #120 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The House of Shadows "
When a reporter disappears in a haunted house it is up to Dr Strange to see the truth within the mystery.
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Published: May 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #121 (v1) [A Story]
187: Strange Tales #121 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Prisoner of the Plantman! "
Once again the Human Torch must confront the master of all plants, Plantman!
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Published: June 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker:
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #121 (v1) [B Story]
188: Strange Tales #121 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Witchcraft in the Wax Museum "
Doctor Strange, in his ectoplasm form, was tricked by Baron Mordo who stole his physical body. Doctor Strange will have to find it in 24 hours or else he will perish!
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Published: June 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker:
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #122 (v1) [A Story]
190: Strange Tales #122 (v1) [A Story]
   
"3 Against The Torch! "
Handsome Harry Phillips, Yogi Dakor, and Bull Brogin are Doom's henchmen that he genetically altered to fight the Fantastic Four. In Doom's absence they decide to make their master proud by defeating the Human Torch!
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Published: July 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: George Bell
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #122 (v1) [B Story]
191: Strange Tales #122 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The World Beyond "
Doctor Strange falls into a deep sleep after long hours of battling the supernatural forces. In his slumber he is confronted by a cloaked apparition but finds that he is powerless against it!
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Published: July 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker: George Roussos
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #123 (v1) [A Story]
209: Strange Tales #123 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Birth of the Beetle! "
Abner Jenkins is a great inventor and through his talent he becomes the Beetle! An enemy of the Human Torch and the Thing.
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Published: Aug. 1964
EIC:
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Carl Burgos
Inker: Dick Ayers
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Strange Tales #123 (v1) [B Story]
210: Strange Tales #123 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Challenge of Loki "
Loki tricks Dr Strange into stealing Thor's hammer but when Dr Strange learns the truth, Loki engages him in mortal combat.
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Published: Aug. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker: George Roussos
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Strange Tales #124 (v1) [A Story]
227: Strange Tales #124 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Paste-Pot Pete "
Paste-pot Pete has been released from prison and has completely reinvented himself with new weapons, armor and a plan to defeat the Human Torch!
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Published: Sept. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Paul Reinman
Letterer: Artie Simek
Cover: Dick Ayers
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #124 (v1) [B Story]
228: Strange Tales #124 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Lady from Nowhere "
While floating over the city Doctor Strange finds a victim of black magic but who is this Lady from Nowhere?!
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Published: Sept. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker: George Roussos
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Dick Ayers
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #125 (v1) [A Story]
230: Strange Tales #125 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Sub-Mariner Must Be Stopped! "
The Sub-mariner has been spotted heading towards New York harbor. The Thing and the Human Torch intercept him and a mighty fight ensues!
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Published: Oct. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Paul Reinman
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #126 (v1) [A Story]
231: Strange Tales #126 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Pawns of the Deadly Duo! "
The Thinker and the Puppet Master, the deadly duo, have come up with an infallible plan to slay the Hunan Torch by taking control of the Thing!
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Published: Nov. 1964
EIC: Stan Lee
Writer: Stan Lee
Penciler: Dick Ayers
Inker: Paul Reinman
Letterer: Sam Rosen
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
           
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