Strange Tales #111

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
August 1963
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/17839

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover How Can the Human Torch Defend Himself against the Attacks of the Asbestos Man? (The Human Torch) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Human Torch
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Asbestos Man [Professor Orson Kasloff]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Show/hide 1. Fighting to the Death with the Asbestos Man! (The Human Torch) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Human Torch
Genre
Superhero
Code
[X-309 ?]
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Asbestos Man [Orson Kasloff] (introduction, origin); Blackie Barker; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm] (cameo); Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards] (cameo)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Ernie Hart [as H. Huntley] (script)
Art
Dick Ayers
Colours
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen [as Sam Harold]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #9 (November 1975)
Fighting to the Death with the Asbestos Man!
 
United States
Essential Human Torch (Marvel, 2003 series) #1 ([October] 2003)
"Fighting to the Death with the Asbestos Man!"

Synopsis

A frustrated scientist invents a fireproof suit in order to impress underworld hoods and become their partner in crime. The Torch is at first unable to defeat him, but with the advice of his sister he calms down and outsmarts the Asbestos Man.

Notes

Letterer identified as Sam Rosen under a pseudonym by Jerry Bails.

Show/hide 2. Masquerade Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Code
G-750
Characters
Tommy; Kitty Blake; Old King Cole

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

A man with no imagination is invited to a costume party by his girlfriend, but stumbles across real fairy-tale folk instead.

Notes

Text story with illustration.

Show/hide 3. Beware -- the Machine!!! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
X-310
Characters
X-200; Jocko

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Matt Fox
Colours
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Synopsis

A super-intelligent computer is built by American scientists and attempts to conquer the world. It defends itself against humans, but an organ-grinder's monkey goes un-noticed and unplugs the machine.

Show/hide 4. Face-to-Face with the Magic of Baron Mordo! (Dr. Strange Master of---Black Magic) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange Master of---Black Magic
Genre
Superhero
Code
[X-311 ?]
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo] (introduction) ; Hamir (introduction, unnamed); Ancient One [Yao] (called "the Master")

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Steve Ditko (co-plot)
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Reprint history

First print
Australia
The Incredible Hulk (Newton, 1975 series) #2 (5 July 1975)
Face-to-Face with the Magic of Baron Mordo!

Synopsis

In his castle in Europe, Baron Mordo plots to steal the secrets of his former master, The Ancient One. Sending his spirit form to Tibet, he causes Hamir to poison The Ancient One's food. From his NYC sanctum, Strange senses his master's plight, and challenges Mordo to a battle in their spirit forms. After, The Ancient One warns Strange that Mordo will be a danger to them both, as long as he lives.

Notes

Doctor Strange next appears in issue #114 (August 1963).


Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22873

Entry created

  • 02/09/2019

Cover added

  • 02/09/2019

Index completed

  • 02/09/2019