Strange Tales (1951) 123-A

Comic Book by Marvel, Aug 01 1964
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Strange Tales (1951) 123-A by Marvel
Strange Tales (1951) 123-A by Marvel


Cover Price:$.12
Publish Date:AUG 01 1964
Content:CCA Approved

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"The Birth of the Beetle!" (X-717) featuring the Human Torch.

Dissatisfied mechanic Abner Jenkins devises a suit that transforms him into the Beetle, and commences a robbery spree, unfortunately starting at a store where Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm are shopping. Luckily the Human Torch has the Thing's help to apprehend the cagey Beetle.
-Guest appearance by Stan Lee and Carl Burgos in the last panel.
-First appearance of the Beetle.
-Story by written by Stan Lee, drawn by Carl Burgos, inked by Dick Ayers, and lettered by Sam Rosen; 14 pages.

"The Challenge of Loki" (X-715) featuring Doctor Strange.

Loki schemes to use Dr. Strange in his attempts to best his brother Thor. Doctor Strange mystically steals Thor's hammer Mjolnir, but discovers Loki’s deceit in time.
-Story written by Stan Lee, drawn by Steve Ditko, inked by George Bell, and lettered by Artie Simek; 9 pages.
-Reprinted in Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #14.

"Strange Mission, Part 2" (K-440) 1 page text with spot illustration, continued from previous issue.

Cover drawn by Jack Kirby.


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