Strange Tales #95 [UK edition]

Marvel, 1951 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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) #95.


The Two-Headed Thing! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
"Two-Headed Thing" [named only in title]; Eddie Kane
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

The Two-Headed Thing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[V-554 ?]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
"Two-Headed Thing" (named only in title); Eddie Kane
Synopsis:
In a storm, a convict escapes through a hole smashed in the wall. When he is found, he tells a tale of a shape-shifting monster. When the guards scoff, the escapee reveals that HE is the monster, and they are only saved by a lightning strike.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Script credited in the reprint to Stan Lee; previous indexer credited Larry Lieber; Stan Lee (plot). Synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Muscle Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-849

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jimmy Binn; Tooloo
Synopsis:
An ordinary man envies body-builders on the beach, and a strange figure teaches him about the strength of his own mind.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Monster Escapes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber; Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-555

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien planning to invade Earth crash lands and tries to find a rocket to escape. Instead, he accidentally conceals himself in an airtight time capsule and suffocates.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The alien conveniently wrote his log in English "to study our language". The last page includes an advertisement for Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series), also by Lee and Kirby. Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Cave of Shaggdorr! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber; Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-556

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Shaggdorr; Bruno Krugg
Synopsis:
No one had ever returned from a treasure search in the cave of the Shaggdorr on Ursa Centaurius. Bruno Krugg escapes the authorities and heads for the planet to steal the treasure. Little does he know the cave itself is a giant creature.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set in 3061. Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Two Greatest New Fantasy Magazines in the World! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (Amazing Adult Fantasy); Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (Amazing Adult Fantasy); Sol Brodsky (Fantastic Four)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertises Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series) and Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series). Pencils and inks added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Do Not Panic! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-557

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien craft arrives over a city and descends. The pilot wears a frightening spacesuit, but since the military do not panic, they do not attack, and when the human pilot removes his helmet he is warmly greeted by the people of Mars.
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 Two-Headed Thing!
  2. 1. The Two-Headed Thing!
  3. 2. Muscle Man
  4. 3. The Monster Escapes!
  5. 4. The Cave of Shaggdorr!
  6. 5. The Two Greatest New Fantasy Magazines in the World!
  7. 6. Do Not Panic!
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