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Comic Book: Strange Tales

What This Book is About:
Originally a science fiction/horror anthology, this title showcased a solo series for the Human Torch (from the Fantastic Four) starting with issue #101. Doctor Strange was introduced in issue #110, appearing in the other half of the book. In issue #135 "Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD" first appeared, replacing the Torch's series. Strange and Fury shared the book until issue #168 after which it was retitled DOCTOR STRANGE.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Jun 1951 to May 1968
N/A
1

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange

(Stephen Strange)
Human Torch
Human Torch

(Johnny Storm)
Plus: Matriarch, Pip the Troll, Magus, Acrobat (Carl Zante), Ancient One.

Comics Index

Total: 7

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Strange Tales #110
3 stars

Strange Tales #110

July 1963
"The Wizard and Paste-Pot Pete!"
Script: Stan Lee
While the Human Torch recalls his battles against two of his deadliest enemies, the Wizard and Paste-Pot Pete, the latter is planning his revenge, and helps the Wizard escape from prison to aid him in defeating the Torch. [...]
Strange Tales #114
3 stars

Strange Tales #114

November 1963
"The Human Torch Meets…Captain America"
Script: Stan Lee
Johnny Storm, the Human Torch, is speeding around the obstacle course on his front lawn when he is interrupted by his pals bringing big news. The distraction forces the Torch to swerve to miss the boys and he rams into a water barrier. The soaked teens ask Johnny if he remembers Captain America. [...]
Strange Tales #135
4.5 stars

Strange Tales #135

August 1965
"The man for the job"
Script: Stan Lee
Col Nick Fury of G-2 has been called to the Pentagon for an LMD. This turns out to mean being measured for something called a Life Model Decoy. Later when he's taken up onto the street he sees 4 copies of himself walk off and get assassinated. In the confusion he's driven off in a Porsche 904. [...]
Strange Tales #178
4 stars

Strange Tales #178

February 1975
"Who is Adam Warlock?"
Script: Jim Starlin
This issue begins with Sphinxor from Pegasus answering our question "Who is Adam Warlock?" as an excuse to recap his previous apps.He was born as Him in Fantastic Four #66-67. 4 scientists called the Enclave in a secret lab called the Beehive created him to be the perfect future man. [...]
Strange Tales #179
0 stars

Strange Tales #179

April 1975
"Death ship"
Script: Jim Starlin
Last issue Adam Warlock learned of the Universal Church Of Truth with its God Magus and its temporal leader the Matriarch who have swept the Galaxy 'persuading' everyone to join and killing those who won't. Then the Magus revealed that he himself is Warlock. [...]
Strange Tales #180
4 stars

Strange Tales #180

June 1975
"The judgement"
Script: Jim Starlin
Adam Warlock is on a crusade against the Universal Church Of Truth whose God is the Magus, who is somehow another version of Adam, and whose temporal head is the Matriarch. Warlock was captured by a prison ship of the Church and helped the prisoners escape. [...]
Strange Tales #181
4 stars

Strange Tales #181

August 1975
"1000 clowns"
Script: Jim Starlin
Adam Warlock has been battling the Universal Church Of Truth whose God is the Magus, Adam's evil future self who went back in time 5000 years to found the Church. Warlock confronted the Matriarch, the temporal leader of the Church, from whom he got some of the above information. [...]