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Comic Book: Tales of Suspense

What This Book is About:
Starting out as a monster book, this title made history when the invincible Iron Man was introduced in issue #39. At issue #60 Shellhead began splitting the book with Captain America in his first Silver Age series. This arrangement ran up until it hit #99 after which it was retitled CAPTAIN AMERICA with the next issue, and IRON MAN began his own title with issue #1!

Data Sheet:
Dates
Oct 1964 to Mar 1968
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Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Red Skull
Red Skull

(Johann Shmidt)
Plus: Happy Hogan, Senator Byrd, Nazis, Titanium Man.

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Tales of Suspense #88
3 stars

Tales of Suspense #88

April 1967
"Beyond All Rescue!"
Script: Stan Lee
Iron Man digs his way out of the rockslide caused by the Mole Man last issue to discover Pepper Potts, who had refused to leave the Stark factory before it was dragged to the underground land by the villain. [...]
Tales of Suspense #89
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #89

May 1967
"The Monstrous Menace of the Mysterious Melter!"
Script: Stan Lee
Tony Stark is supervising construction of a new factory to replace the one destroyed by the Mole Man (issues #87-88). [...]
Tales of Suspense #90
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #90

June 1967
"The Golden Ghost!"
Script: Stan Lee
Tony Stark is a captive of the Melter in his own lab, forced to make a smaller transistorized version of the villain’s melting gun. [...]
Tales of Suspense #91
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #91

July 1967
"The Uncanny Challenge of the Crusher!"
Script: Stan Lee
As the story opens, Tony Stark is successfully testing his new transistorized centrifuge machine, which can generate the greatest gravity force ever harnessed. And he’s made a portable version too (rather conveniently for this story)…. [...]
Tales of Suspense #92
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #92

August 1967
"Within the Vastness of Vietnam!"
Script: Stan Lee
In Vietnam, Iron Man is testing the new tracer shells Tony Stark has developed for the military by offering himself as a target. The bullets zero in on the hero as he dodges through the air, protected by his super-strong armor. [...]
Tales of Suspense #93
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #93

September 1967
"The Golden Gladiator and … the Giant!"
Script: Stan Lee
In a dark tunnel in the castle stronghold of the Vietnamese scientist Half-Face, Iron Man comes face-to-face with the madman’s latest creation…the Titanium Man! Thought to have drowned in the ocean in issue #83, the Russian giant was recovered and improved by Half-Face. [...]
Tales of Suspense #94
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #94

October 1967
"The Tragedy and the Triumph!"
Script: Stan Lee
A powerless Iron Man hears the scheme of Half-Face to have Titanium Man destroy a peaceful village so that the Americans will be blamed for the atrocity. [...]
Tales of Suspense #95
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #95

November 1967
"If a Man Be Stone!"
Script: Stan Lee
Tony Stark returns from Vietnam and his battle with Titanium Man to find his Long Island plant in turmoil. The guards are scrambling because an intruder has gotten into the facility; Tony joins them in their search for the potential terrorist and they discover him in Stark’s office. [...]
Tales of Suspense #96
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #96

December 1967
"The Deadly Victory!"
Script: Stan Lee
The Grey Gargoyle has hurled the petrified Iron Man from the roof of the Stark building, expecting him to smash to pieces when he hits the concrete below. Thinking quickly, SHIELD Agent Jasper Sitwell drives a truck full of sand and stops below the endangered hero, giving him a (semi-)soft landing. [...]
Tales of Suspense #97
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #97

January 1968
"The Coming of…Whiplash!"
Script: Stan Lee
Iron Man lies unconscious outside the Stark factory, his power drained by his fight with the Grey Gargoyle (last issue). SHIELD Agent Jasper Sitwell, seeking to aid him, can’t remove the helmet because of defensive safeguards built in. [...]
Tales of Suspense #98
3 stars

Tales of Suspense #98

February 1968
"The Claws of the Panther!"
Script: Stan Lee
As Captain America nears Wakanda in the auto-piloted sky craft, a deadly solar ray blasts down from the sky, narrowly missing the craft and melting a mountain. When the craft lands, Cap is beset by Wakandan warriors, whom he easily defeats. [...]
Tales of Suspense #99
4 stars

Tales of Suspense #99

March 1968
"At the Mercy of the Maggia"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man is now drained of power and at the mercy of the deadly Maggia enforcer Whiplash. He has but one recourse: his emergency booster supply, designed to keep his heart beating in the event of a systems failure. [...]