Strange Tales #93 [UK Edition]

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #93.


The Wax People (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (29 August 2006); the original indexer credited Steve Ditko.

When the Thing Runs Amok! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
V-465

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jason Burke; Clara Burke; X-13
Synopsis:
An inventor builds a robot, but others are afraid of it. The robot goes on a rampage and is dropped into the sea. It leaves a letter saying that it will emerge when humanity learns tolerance.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Magician (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-719

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Howard; Uncle Bart
Synopsis:
A TV studio page and aspiring magician gets a lucky break when he meets a real sorcerer time traveling from the past.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Earth Will Be Lost Tonight! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Steve Miller; "Don Russell"; Nan Miller
Synopsis:
An agent signs a singer who is an instant hit. He discovers that the singer is an alien whose next record will help his people conquer Earth, and manufactures a scandal to ruin the alien’s career.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series), also by Lee and Kirby. Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Mister Black (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Miko Kyusha; Mr. Black
Synopsis:
A Japanese youth doesn’t want to fight in World War 2. A stranger named Mr. Black saves him, but only so he will be where he was fated to be in 1945, in Hiroshima as the bomb falls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is retold in Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #33 (July 1962) as "The Voice of Fate!", drawn by Gene Colan.

Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.) Unknown art per Nick Caputo and Michael J. Vassallo. Bob Bailey previously credited Gene Colan.

The Wax People! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-468

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The mannequins in a store come to life in a creepy atmosphere as it closes. However, this is not thought odd by anyone, because on this alien world all people are made of wax, and some work as mannequins, but leave with everyone else at closing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series), also by Lee and Ditko.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wax People
  2. 1. When the Thing Runs Amok!
  3. 2. The Magician
  4. 3. Earth Will Be Lost Tonight!
  5. 4. Mister Black
  6. 5. The Wax People!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur
  • Henry R. Kujawa
  • Thomas G. Lammers