"The Stronger I Am, The Sooner I Die!"
Carl 'Crusher' Creel is just an ordinary violent criminal, until Loki gives him the power to absorb anything he touches (16 pages).
- First Appearance of the Absorbing Man.
- Story written by Stan Lee, penciled by Jack Kirby, & inked by Chic Stone.
"Tales of Asgard: The Golden Apples"
Fenris pursues Iduna for her golden apples, which give the gods their immortality (5 pages).
- Story written by Stan Lee, penciled by Jack Kirby, & inked by Vince Colletta.
Cover art by Jack Kirby.