(November 2004)

Marvel, 2004 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.00 Free
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc.
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Reprint comic packaged with the Marvel Legends Dr. Strange action figure in 2004.

Dr. Strange Master of the Mystic Arts (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange
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Dr. Strange Master of Black Magic! (Table of Contents: 1)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko; Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ? (original colorist); ?
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
[X-221 ?]
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange] (introduction); Wong (introduction, unnamed); Ancient One [Yao] (introduction, called "the Master"); Nightmare (introduction)
Synopsis
Doctor Strange is called on by a man having bad dreams, and confronts Nightmare. The man’s dreams reveal that he is guilty of fraud and Strange makes him confess.
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Indexer Notes

This is the first Doctor Strange story. It's clear there's a lot of history between Strange and Nightmare. Doctor Strange resembles Vincent Price, who played a magician in the Roger Corman-Edgar Allan Poe film, The Raven (1963).

Face-to-Face with the Magic of Baron Mordo! (Table of Contents: 2)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited); Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ? (original colorist); ?
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
[X-311 ?]
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo] (introduction) ; Hamir (introduction, unnamed); Ancient One [Yao] (called "the Master")
Synopsis
In his castle in Europe, Baron Mordo plots to steal the secrets of his former master, The Ancient One. Sending his spirit form to Tibet, he causes Hamir to poison The Ancient One's food. From his NYC sanctum, Strange senses his master's plight, and challenges Mordo to a battle in their spirit forms. After, The Ancient One warns Strange that Mordo will be a danger to them both, as long as he lives.
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The Return of the Omnipotent Baron Mordo! (Table of Contents: 3)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited); Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
Stan Goldberg ? (original colorist); ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-450
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo, also as Sir Clive Bentley]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Ancient One [Yao]; Victoria Bentley (introduction, origin)
Synopsis
Strange is lured into a trap in England by Baron Mordo, but defeats him with the help of a woman with latent magical talents.
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Indexer Notes

Inker is obviously George Roussos, though not credited on artwork.

The Origin of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited); Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ? (original colorist); ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-473?
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (origin); Ancient One [Yao]; Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo] (origin)
Synopsis
Dr. Stephen Strange, a top neurosurgeon, damages his hands in an accident and seeks out a mystic for help. He saves the seer from his treacherous student, becoming his pupil and finding a new purpose.
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Indexer Notes

This is the first mention of Dormammu. The Ancient One's home is said here to be in India, this is later changed to Tibet.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dr. Strange Master of the Mystic Arts
    Doctor Strange
  2. 1. Dr. Strange Master of Black Magic!
    Doctor Strange
  3. 2. Face-to-Face with the Magic of Baron Mordo!
    Doctor Strange
  4. 3. The Return of the Omnipotent Baron Mordo!
    Doctor Strange
  5. 4. The Origin of Dr. Strange
    Doctor Strange
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