Strange Tales #100 [British]

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
?
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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) #100.


I Was Trapped in the Crazy Maze! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Charlie Burke
Reprints

The Man in the Crazy Maze (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

Job Number
[V-811 ?]
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Charlie Burke; Mr. Johnson; Fate
Synopsis
A carnival owner cons patrons with an impossible maze, and kills a reporter that might expose him. He is trapped in another maze with only one exit, into hell.
Reprints

Blueprint for Victory (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-60
Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Col. Cam Westover; Maj. Franks; Capt. Bill Trayne; Gen. von Kretz
Synopsis
A cunning spy infiltrates German HQ with a phoney blueprint as bait and paralyzes communications before a major US assault.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Imitation Man (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-812
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Carlos Zarago; Pedro Lopez
Synopsis
A dictator forces a scientist to use his duplicator machine on him so that he can have a substitute appear in public places to avoid assassination attempts. The duplicate is too much like the original, however, and refuses to expose himself to danger when he can seize power to rule the country. The dictator returns to the machine with the intent of destroying it only to find it has continually been producing duplicates. While the duplicates are arguing among themselves, a revolution occurs, and the new democratic regime deports all versions of the former dictator.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zarago the tyrant of an oppressed nation in the story resembles Fidel Castro.

Beware the Uboongi! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-813
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Americans flee Uranus due to ferocious wildlife. The Soviets take the opportunity to land their own expedition, but because they ignore the American warnings they do not realize that the sheep-like creatures in the mountains are the deadly Uboongi.
Reprints

The Mighty Oak! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-814
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An atomic test gives an oak tree the ability to think and move, and it plots the destruction of humanity's implements of war and crime. At the end of the story the scientists are revealed to be knowledgeable as to what effect the atomic test would have upon the oak and they are willing to accept the oak and its offspring will provide better governance of Earth than humanity.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was Trapped in the Crazy Maze!
  2. 1. The Man in the Crazy Maze
  3. 2. Blueprint for Victory
  4. 3. The Imitation Man
  5. 4. Beware the Uboongi!
  6. 5. The Mighty Oak!
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