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Strange Tales #159 Debuts Valentina, And It Is Taking Bids At Heritage
Strange Tales #159, featuring the debut of Contessa Valentina "Val" Allegro de Fontaine, has been a hot book for a year now, as she has major implications for the MCU going forward. In comics, the Contessa is an ex-SHIELD agent who once had a romantic relationship with Nick Fury She would generally play a small role[...]
Strange Tales Annual #2 (Marvel, 1963)
Marvel kicked off its comic book annual tradition in July 1962 with Strange Tales Annual #1 ties with Millie the Model Annual #1 Silver Age Marvel was still taking shape at that point, and those first annuals hit the newsstands in 1962 about a week after the Human Torch took over the ongoing title itself[...]
Strange Tales Annual #1 (Marvel, 1962)
Marvel has retconned many of its late 1950s pre-hero monsters into the Marvel Universe proper over the past few decades.  The most famous of these so far has been Groot, plucked from obscure infamy in Tales to Astonish #13 to become a member of Guardians of the Galaxy and ultimately, Marvel Cinematic Universe fame.  His[...]
Speculator Corner: How Much Can You Flip Strange Adventure #179 For?
Strange Tales, indeed Bleeding Cool has already pointed out the speculatory possibilities of the 1999 Earth X comic book series by Jim Krueger, John Paul Leon, and Alex Ross, who are all credited in the upcoming Eternals movie from Marvel Studios Indeed, eBay has been burning through copies being hoovered up by investors in recent[...]
Strange Tales #114 (Marvel, 1963) featuring Captain America, sort-of.
Last week, we discussed some of the details surrounding the fan reaction to the Silver Age revival of Captain America in Avengers #4, cover-dated March 1964.  But if you're a fairly knowledgeable Silver Age Marvel collector, you know that's only part of the story.  Captain America actually returned for the Silver Age in the Human[...]
Strange Tales Annual #2 Stan Lee Featuring Spider-Man Up For Auction Today
The fourth-ever appearance of Spider-Man, Strange Tales #4, is not often mentioned as one of the web-slingers key appearances This is his first crossover and his fourth appearance overall Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Steve Ditko all did work on this issue, which also features a Kirby cover with Spider-Man Up for auction today at[...]
One12 Collective 1st Apperance Doctor Strange NYCC Exclusive 8
This is based on his appearances from Strange Tales #110-128. This is going to sell out for sure, so if you are attending the show, make it a priority Check out full details and pics below, and get on the waitlist here. The One:12 Collective Dr Strange – First Appearance Edition captures the Master of the Mystic[...]
Agents Of SHIELD Acknowledge Comic Origins In Latest Promo Poster
To go with the mid-60's fan of superspys like James Bond and The Man from UNCLE, Marvel comics started off a new run in their on-going Strange Tales comic series featuring Nick Fury No longer the head of the Howling Commandos, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby put Fury as the head of a secret spy[...]
Marvel Celebrates S.H.I.E.L.D.'s 50th Anniverary
In the following video Lorraine Cink takes us through the half-century of Marvel's super-secret spy agency from their first appearance in Strange Tales #135 on through the latest incarnation in both print and on the big and little screens. [youtube][/youtube] Turns out S.H.I.E.L.D is celebrating its 50th anniversary and Marvel's Watcher has got the history all[...]
Comics Market Expects Chiwetel Ejifor To Be Brother Voodoo In Doctor Strange
But in such cases, it's always interesting to follow the comic book speculators and see what they think. Because, as the news hit, one book jumped up in sales on eBay. Strange Tales #169 Featuring the first appearance of mystic character Brother Voodoo, rival or colleague to Strange and, in the comics, his successor as Sorceror Supreme[...]
Desperately Seeking Strange Tales Original Art
Artist's Edition. Specifically Strange Tales #154, page 2, Strange Tales #159, pages 1 and 6, and Strange Tales #160, pages 3-6, 8-12 He has full size copies from Marvel's archives, but he'd love to get them as close to the original as possible. He's also looking for later pages for a second volume, as well as any[...]
doctor strange
 Adkins worked for several publishers from the late 1960s through the mid-1980s, perhaps best remembered for his noteworthy run on Strange Tales and Doctor Strange  He contributed pencils or pencils and inks to several other Marvel titles, during this period, including the Avengers, Tales to Astonish, and X-Men, and for other publishers such as Warren[...]
Is This The Greatest Galactus Comic Story Of All Time?
With the power of Nicholas Gurewitch's best Perry Bible Fellowships, here we have Magneto, Galactus' Herald from Strange Tales II, out last week Still most likely to be on the stands Worth having in print, no? It's two pages long It's very simple But it had me With the power of Nicholas Gurewitch's best Perry[...]