"Showdown in the Shimmering Zone!" featuring N-Man, an Incredible Hulk homage.
"Flipsville!" featuring Johnny Beyond, a Dr. Strange homage.
The title and format of Tales from Beyond is an homage to Tales to Astonish.
N-Man pin-up by Steve Bissette. Garab Dorje pin-up by Melinda Gebbie and signed as Gebko, an homage to Steve Ditko.
*Tales from Beyond features another double-header! Not only must everyone's favorite ground-zero goliath The Unbelievable N-Man clash with the crafty Comrade Cockroach as they stage a "Showdown in the Shimmering Zone", but that swingingest of sorcerers Johnny Beyond must ferret out the fantastic facts about "Flipsville" ...or be lost in the attempt!! Your summer won't be complete without it! *Source: The Shameless Sixty-Three Shopping List!! in each issue of 1963