Marvel Masterworks #23

United States

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
1992
Page count
1
Cover price
39.95 USD
Colour
Unknown
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/50698

Credits

Editing
Tom Brevoort, Mindy Newell (asst)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Dr. Strange) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Editing
Tom Brevoort, Mindy Newell (asst)

Reprint history

Printed in
from Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #110

Notes

a small reprint of the splash page

Show/hide 1. Untitled Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. Dr. Strange, Master of Black Magic (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 3. Face-to-Face With The Magic of Baron Mordo (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Terry Szenics
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

vs. Baron Mordo, 1st and intro.

Show/hide 4. The Return of the Omnipotent Baron Mordo (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
George Roussos
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

vs. Baron Mordo.

Show/hide 5. The Origin of Dr. Strange (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #115 (December 1963)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
Also printed
United States
Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #2 (1965)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Marvel Premiere (Marvel, 1972 series) #11 (October 1973)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Origins of Marvel Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1974 series) (1974)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #1 ([28 June 1975])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975?) ([1975])
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975?) ([1975])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 ([1977?])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1979?])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Strange Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #4 ([July 1980?])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #137 (March 1982)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1949 series) #137 (March 1982)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Spider-Man Classics (Marvel, 1993 series) #1 (April 1993)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Origins of Marvel Comics Revised Edition (Marvel, 1997 series) (September 1997)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Essential Dr. Strange (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (December 2001)
The Origin of Dr. Strange

Notes

Origin.

Show/hide 6. Return to the Nightmare World (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #116 (January 1964)
Return to the Nightmare World!
Also printed
Australia
Strange Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #4 ([July 1980?])
Return to the Nightmare World!
 
United States
Essential Dr. Strange (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (December 2001)
Nightmare World!  (black & white)

Notes

vs. Nightmare.

Show/hide 7. The Many Traps of Baron Mordo (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 8. The Possessed (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #118 (March 1964)
The Possessed!
Also printed
Australia
Strange Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #5 ([January 1981?])
The Possessed!
 
United States
Essential Dr. Strange (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (December 2001)
The Possessed!  (black & white)
Show/hide 9. Beyond the Purple Veil (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 10. The House of Shadows (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 11. Witchcraft in the Wax Museum (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 12. The World Beyond (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
George Roussos?
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 13. The Challenge of Loki (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
George Roussos (as George Bell)
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

with Thor and Loki.

Show/hide 14. The Lady from Nowhere (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
George Roussos (as George Bell)
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #182 (November 1975)
The Lady From Nowhere
Also printed
United States
Essential Dr. Strange (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (December 2001)
The Lady from Nowhere!
Show/hide 15. Mordo Must Not Catch Me (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
George Roussos (as George Bell)
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 16. The Domain of the Dread Dormammu (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 17. Duel with the Dread Dormammu (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

Dr. Strange receives his new, flashier, amulet and cloak of levitation in this story.

Show/hide 18. The Demon's Disciple (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

vs. the Demon, a magician and later a disciple of Mordo's.

Show/hide 19. Beware Tiboro, the Tyrant of the Sixth Dimension (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot) and Don Rico (script)
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

vs. Tiboro, 1st.

Show/hide 20. The Defeat of Dr. Strange (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

The beginning of the classic serial with Dormammu and Baron Mordo. Ends in #141.

Show/hide 21. The Hunter and the Hunted (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 22. Face-to-Face At Last With Baron Mordo (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 23. A Nameless Land, A Timeless Time (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 24. Earth Be My Battleground (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 25. Eternity Beckons (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 26. What Lurks Beneath the Mask? (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange
Genre
Superhero; occult
Characters
Clea (unnamed); Dormammu; Baron Mordo; Dr. Strange; Abu Ben Hakim; The Aged Ghenghis

Credits

Script
Steve Ditko (plot)
Stan Lee (dialogue)
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 27. When Meet the Mystic Minds! (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange
Genre
Superhero; occult
Characters
The Ancient One; Dr. Strange; Baron Mordo

Credits

Script
Steve Ditko (plot)
Stan Lee (dialogue)
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 28. If Eternity Should Fail! (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange
Genre
Superhero; occult
Characters
Dr. Strange; Eternity (first appearance); Baron Mordo; Dormammu; The Ancient One; Clea (unnamed)

Credits

Script
Steve Ditko (plot)
Stan Lee (dialogue)
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 29. Beware, Dormammu is Watching (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 30. The Pincers of Power (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee
Show/hide 31. Let There Be Victory (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Notes

This is the finish of the serial pitting Dr, Strange against Dormammu and Baron Mordo. It may be one of the most imaginative sequences in all of comics.


Notes

a small reprint of the splash page

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 51404

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