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STRANGE TALES

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One (June, 1951)

"The Strange Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Title: "The Beast"
Story:
Art: Manny Stallman
Heroes: Roger Phillips [anthropology student]
Villains: Paul Lorenze [anthropology student, becomes gorilla], Professor Mannheim [mad scientist, dies]
Genre: Science Fiction, Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Paul longs to become a brutal ape; Mannheim is experimenting to transform apes into humans, but Paul suggests he attempt the reverse on him; the experiment works, but the now-gorilla Paul kills the professor; Paul is captured by animal control and sent to the zoo, with only Roger knowing who the gorilla truly is.
"The Room That Didn't Exist"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"A Call In the Night"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Two (August, 1951)

"The Egg"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"Trapped In the Tomb"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Title: "The Pin!"
Story:
Art: Russ Heath
Heroes: Walter Ambrose [businessman aging backwards]
Others: Professor Lungham ["Buster," scientist aging rapidly]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Walter finds a baby on his step and names him Buster. Buster grows up quickly, even as Walter grows younger. When Walter becomes an infant, Buster is 55 and reveals he's really Professor Lungham, who had regressed himself to infancy and needed to stick a special pin into someone with the same blood type to regain his original age. He gives the pin to Walter so Walter can regain his former age.
"The Island of Madmen"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Three (October, 1951)

"The Shadow"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"The Man Who Never Was"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"Invisible Death"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Title: "The Madman!"
Story:
Art: Joe Maneely
Heroes: A tenant
Villains: A poltergeist
Others: A scientist
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: A tenant hears a scientist screaming at something so breaks into his room; the scientist claims a poltergeist is in there and will cast a spell on him but the tenant doesn't believe him; as the tenant leaves, he becomes invisible from the poltergeist's spell.
"Voodoo"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Four (December, 1951)

Title: "It!"
Story:
Art: John Romita
Heroes: Bill Carter [father, dies]
Villains: A baby [alien invader]
Others: Mrs. Diamon [orphanage worker], Jenny Carter [Bill's wife, dies], Dr. Marbank [Carters' physician], Jim and Martha [married couple]
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Visionaries: John Romita, Sr.; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Bill and Jenny adopt a baby but it soon runs Jenny ragged; Bill finds his coffee poisoned and they both nearly die in a mysterious fire, yet the baby somehow got out of the house before the blaze erupted. After Jenny tripped on the baby's teddy and fell to her death, Bill suspected the baby was responsible; taking Bill's gun, the baby confronts Bill and reveals its true nature: it's an alien in disguise, killing from safety thanks to its innocent appearance. The baby kills Bill and is later adopted by another couple.
Notes: Take-off of Ray Bradbury's "Small Assassin."
"The Evil Eye"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Title: "Dial... City Morgue!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Ted [businessman, dies]
Others: Ellie Bennet [Ted's wife], Jeff Norris [Ted's friend, dies]
Genre: Horror
Setting: June 10-July 4
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Ted calls Jeff on his new phone, but for some reason reaches city morgue instead of Jeff; the call works on the next attempt, but when he goes to see Jeff, Jeff is hit by a car and killed. Ted realizes his phone can predict deaths, but when he calls Ellie and reaches city morgue he tries to alter destiny by saving her; running to a carnival ground where Ellie is, Ted is killed when lightning strikes a merry-go-round, sending debris which strikes him down.
"Man On the Beach"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Five (February, 1952)

Title: "The Room Without a Door"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Henry [dabbler in black magic, dies], Albitra [witch], Roxana Narrse [ghost of dead witch]
Others: Professor Wilkins, Dr. Mattery
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s, 1692, Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Reprinted In: Chamber of Chills#16; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Henry wants to time travel and turns to black magic. While spying on Albitra, he learns she has access to time travel through "the room without a door." Henry seizes Albitra's house away from her and finds "the room," but it casts him back in time to Salem in the midst of the witch trials, where he's burned at the stake.

Title: "The Little Man Who Was There"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Captain Ames [former US soldier]
Villains: Death
Genre: Horror
Setting: Korea, Korean War; Florida, USA; Mason City, USA' Tennessee, USA
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#16; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Within a foxhole in Korea, Ames sees an unfamiliar man just before a shell burst; Ames wakes up a Florida hospital and soon finds the same mysterious man following him everywhere he goes, trying to cause fatal accidents. After being injured in a car crash the man causes, Ames is left in a hospital, under the mercy of the strange man, a doctor; Ames realizes the man pursuing him is Death.

Title: "The Trap"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Hugh Kane [airplane crash survivor]
Others: Miss Faraday [Hugh's landlady], Miss Dodgeson [secretary], Tom [Hugh's co-worker], Alton Barnes [auditor], Fenston Mills [Hugh's boss, dies], Roe [policeman], Charlie Roberts [Hugh's co-worker], Joey Flagg [bookie], John Fenston [Hugh's second boss]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Reprinted In: Tomb of Darkness#14; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Hugh is aboard a plane when it breaks up in the air; he finds himself in Boston starting a new job; when Fenston Mills starts an argument with him, Hugh kills Fenston; suddenly, Hugh has a new face and starts the events over again, starting work at the same company and now planning to kill John Fenston, seemingly unable to break this cycle.

Title: "My Brother Harry"
Story:
Art: Tony DiPreta
Heroes: Phillip [adulterer]
Villains: Marge [Philip's wife, poisoner]
Others: Harry [Philip's brother, man who talks to ghosts], Lola Richmond [dancing girl]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#17; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Phil is irritated by Harry's insistant claims of speaking to ghosts. When Marge poisons Phil for seeing Lola, Phil goes to confront her but she can't see him; only Harry can see Phil now because the poison killed Phil. Marge prepares another dose for Harry.

Six (April, 1952)

Title: "Uninhabited"
Story:
Art: Russ Heath
Heroes: Seven astronauts [Cardek, Kent, Olin, Devin, Captain Benton; all die]
Villains: A living moon
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Distant future, a moon
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Astronauts land on an uninhabited moon, but start to disappear until all of them are gone; the moon is alive and has been swallowing them whole.
"Eyes of March"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Title: "The Back Door!"
Story:
Art: Pete Morisi
Heroes: Joe Bryant [door-to-door salesman, dies]
Villains: Dead men
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Bryant is tired of not making a sale; he sneaks into the back of a building outside his route, only to discover it's a funeral parlour and the dead men there send him to a coffin.
"The Killers"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"The Ugly Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Seven (June, 1952)

Title: "My Brother Talks to Bats!"
Story:
Art: Joe Maneely
Villains: George [half-human, half-vampire] and his brother and parents [pure vampires]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Sverna, Hungary
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: George talks to bats and feels compelled to drink blood; his family keeps him chained up so other vampires won't learn George is half-human.

Title: "He Wished He Was a Vampire"
Story:
Art: Gene Colan
Villains: George [young vampire], a vampire [George's father]
Others: Freddie [George's friend], George's adopted parents [both die]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: George watches vampire movies and reads Dracula wishing he were a vampire; his father beats him for his behaviour, but George turns on him and kills both his parents; a vampire appears and reveals George is a vampire just like him - he's George's real father.
Notes: Appears to be a rip-off of Richard Matheson's "Drink My Red Blood."

Title: "Tap! Tap! Tap!"
Story:
Art: Joe Sinnott
Villains: Commander Zorko [tyrannical Soviet submarine captain, dies] and his crew [all die]
Others: Gorz [Soviet repairman, dies], US Navy personnel
Genre: Horror
Setting: Pusan, Korea, Korean War
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Zorko leaves Gorz on the deck of his submarine while making repairs. They try to hide from a US submarine, but something hammers on their hull, giving away their position. The US submarine destroys the Soviet sub, then discover Gorz is still on the deck, holding his hammer against the hull.
"Who Stands In the Shadows?"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"The Horrible Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Eight (July, 1952)

Title: "The Storm"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Miko Arley [murderer], Dearden, John Matlack [dead men, Arley's victims], Satan
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA; Hell
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales From the Grave#3; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Fleeing the police, Miko kills a man so he can claim his ticket aboard a departing flight. However, the plane is full of dead men who were Miko's victims; Miko seals himself in the cockpit until they reach their final destination, but the plane stops in Hell - where Satan is waiting for Miko.

Title: "The Old Mill"
Story:
Art: Gene Colan
Heroes: An unnamed man
Villains: Kurt Braun [miller, dies]
Genre: Horror
Setting: An old mill, Germany
Reprinted In: Vault of Evil#4; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Braun is a wicked taskmaster at his mill, constantly beating his new employee, until the man strikes back, killing him. He disposes of the body by grinding it into sacks of flour.

Title: "Fame!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Vance Roamer [performer, dies]
Others: H.T. Whitney [stage producer]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Journey into Mystery#10; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Vance is unable to find work; he finally has a mental break and goes out on a building's ledge to perform to an audience; finally receiving the attention he craved, Roamer ends his performance by stepping off the ledge.

Title: "Something in the Fog!"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Nick Laska [smuggler] and his henchman, crew of the Flying Dutchman
Others: Tennant [federal agent, dies]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s Atlantic Ocean
Reprinted In: Journey into Mystery#10; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales vol.1
Synopsis: While Laska is on a smuggling operation, Tennant is exposed as a double agent; Laska kills Tennant and flees from the coast guard to another ship; Laska and his henchman board the vessel, only to find themselves trapped aboard the Flying Dutchman.

Title: "If the Shoe Fits"
Story:
Art: Joe Maneely
Villains: A murderer
Others: Murphy [policeman], a shoemaker [dies]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Tomb of Darkness#12; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: An escaped killer forces a shoemaker to give him new shoes to disguise his height, then kills the shoemaker. However, fleeing the police he winds up caught in a pool of wet cement, trapped by his shoes.

Nine (August, 1952)

Title: "Drink Deep, Vampire"
Story:
Art: Joe Sinnott
Heroes: Karl Croya [cemetary night watchman, dies]
Villains: Vampires [Gorlac]
Genre: Horror
Setting: Sverna, Hungary
Reprinted In: Dracula Lives#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Karl finds where vampires live and offers a business deal: he'll bring them blood each morning for money. They agree but although they take his blood each day, they grow weaker. One night, Gorlac catches Karl draining another vampire of his blood and kills Karl; all along, Karl had been draining the vampires' blood then selling it back to them.
Notes: Retitled "Vampires Drink Deep!" in reprint.

Title: "Blind Date"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Mac Farrand [bookie]
Villains: Death [beautiful woman]
Others: Joe [Mac's friend], an old man
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Jamaica
Reprinted In: Beware#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Mac bothers a woman on her way to a blind date with an older man. Mac goes with her then chases away the old man so he can have the woman to himself. However, the woman is Death and now claims Mac as her blind date.

Title: "The Strange Game"
Story:
Art: Marty Elkin
Heroes: Lou Beltram [cardsharp, dies]
Villains: Four card players
Others: Ernie [bartender]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#3; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Lou plays against men who bet letters against each other; he loses everything but his "h" and is told they'll collect at midnight; at midnight, everything of Lou's body disappears except his head - the "h."

Title: "The Man From Mars"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Bob Fujitani
Heroes: Freddie [filmgoer]
Others: Freddie's mother, a Martian
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; Mars
Reprinted In: Beware#1; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Freddie wants to see the film "Man From Mars" but cant find the money; he sees a rocket ship inviting people to enter to see Mars for free. Thinking it's a film, Freddie enters, only to be absconded with and sent to Mars to be part of their interplanetary zoo.

Title: "The Voice of Doom"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Mr. Hendrix [Horror Publications publisher], a ghostly figure
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Beware#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
Synopsis: Hendrix installs speakers and listening devices to increase efficiency in his office and so he can spy on his employees; however, he hears a voice describing his own death. Demanding the voice identify itself, something etheral enters Hendrix's office to kill him.

Ten (September, 1952)

"The Boy Who Was Afraid"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"The Monster's Son"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"The Frightful Feet"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"The Hidden Head"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1
"Keep Out"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.1

Eleven (October, 1952)

Title: "The Devil and Donald Webster"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Donald Webster [murderous husband, dies], Satan
Others: Martha Webster [Donald's wife, dies], Pat [policeman]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA; Hell
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#3; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Donald wants to kill his wife but hasn't the nerve; Satan does it for him, but Donald is arrested for the crime and sentenced to the electric chair. After death, Donald decides Hell won't be so bad, but Satan has brought Martha to Hell to keep Donald company.

Title: "Walking Ghost"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Si Mallory [radio show host, dies]
Others: Algernon Black [flashback, built Black Manor], Elena [flashback, Algernon's wife, dies], Mildred [radio audience]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA, Black Manor; 1880
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#3; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Mallory enters the haunted Black Manor to prove there are no ghosts, relating how Algernon Black killed his wife there, which led to the rumours of hauntings. Mallory doesn't find a ghost, but doesn't realize he himself died while exploring the house and is now a walking dead man.

Title: "O'Malley's Friend"
Story:
Art: Gene Colan
Heroes: O'Malley [clever Irishman]
Villains: Satan
Others: Mary O'Malley [O'Malley's wife], St. Peter
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1930s Dublin, Ireland; 1950s USA; Heaven; Hell
Reprinted In: Beware#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: O'Malley invites St. Peter to eat at his table; Peter offers O'Malley two wishes so O'Malley wishes no one can leave his table or let go of his coat without him saying so. When Satan comes to take O'Malley, O'Malley traps him at the table and beats him until Satan agrees to give O'Malley money and live seven more years. Seven years later, Satan returns and this time is stuck to O'Malley's coat and this time has to swear he'll never claim O'Malley's soul. When O'Malley finally dies, Heaven refuses him because he was wicked; Satan doesn't want him either; O'Malley decides to stay on Earth, telling his story in bars.

Title: "Darkness"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Harry Remson [escaped convict]
Others: A giant whale
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#3; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Harry flees the law aboard a ship, but the ship wrecks and he's swallowed by a whale; Harry thinks just in a very dark part of the world.

Twelve (November, 1952)

"Love Story"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"The Corpse"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "The Warning!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Carl [would-be crook]
Others: Rocky [Carl's brother, ghost]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Rocky urges Carl to avoid becoming a criminal like him; Carl complies and places flowers on Rocky's grave; Rocky has been dead for 5 years.
"The Dumb Slob"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"Graveyard At Midnight"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Thirteen (December, 1952)

Title: "The Witching Hours!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Tony Marden [beauty contest judge]
Villains: Linda [a witch] and her mother
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Miami, Florida, USA; San Francisco, California, USA
Reprinted In: Vault of Evil#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Tony sees a witch at a beauty contest and thinks she intends to make Linda her victim. Tony falls in love with Linda and tries to protect her from the witch. When the witch appears on Tony and Linda's wedding night, Tony beats the witch over the head; however, Linda reveals the witch is her mother and asks Tony to stop being rough with her.
"Death Makes a Deal"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "The Hiding Place"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Rudy Davis, Nick, Bart [thieves, all die]
Others: McKee, Sullivan, Brophy [policemen], Wallace [bank night watchman]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Vault of Evil#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Rudy, Nick and Bart steal money and hide it within a pool; they begin to worry one of them might betray the other two; eventually, all three make separate attempts to steal the money, only to be caught underwater and drown to death.

Title: "The Bugs!"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Extraterrestrials
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; an alien world
Reprinted In: Vault of Evil#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Giant aliens visit Earth and take humans as a sample back to their world; they find the "bugs" disgusting and think they should destroy Earth.
"The Secret of Christopher Morse"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Fourteen (January, 1953)

Title: "Horrible Herman"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Joe Maneely
Villains: Herman Hooper [scientist, dies]
Others: Betty [waitress, dies], Betty's boyfriend [dies]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Herman hates beautiful people and kills Betty and her boyfriend for laughing at him. He boards a rocket and fires an atomic bomb at Earth, planning to kill everyone, but without gravity the bomb drifts back to the rocket and destroys him.

Title: "The Grinning Skulls!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Dr. Henrik Vandeever [explorer]
Villains: Buck Morgan [thief, dies], Skipper Eddie [Morgan's ally]
Others: Professor Stone [Vandeever's colleague]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Solomon Islands
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Vandeever discovers poles made of human skulls. Morgan wants to cut them down and sell them, but Vandeever insists on simply photographing the area. Morgan makes plans with Eddie to steal the poles, but when he tries to cut down a pole he instantly dies and his head adorns the top of the pole.

Title: "The Experiment!"
Story:
Art: George Tuska
Heroes: A professor
Others: A gorilla
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: The professor invites reporters to witness his experiment, which will supposedly transform a gorilla into a human being. The lights dim when he powers up his device and everything seems normal when the lights come up so the reporters leave, not realizing the professor has become the gorilla and the gorilla has become the professor.

Title: "The Golden Coffin"
Story:
Art: Mike Sekowsky
Heroes: Man with golden touch
Others: King Midas [dead, soul summoned to Earth]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Greece
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: A man conjures up Midas to plead for his golden touch; to prevent himself from being unable to touch objects without making them gold, the man requests the golden touch in his right hand only; it works, but the man becomes irate when people try to take the objects he's made golden and in his furor he walks in front of a bus; doctors save his life, but he loses his left arm.

Title: "The Man Who Talked to Ghosts!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Carl Burgos
Heroes: A wealthy man [dies]
Villains: A matrimonial agent
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: A wealthy man looks for a wife; the matrimonial agent takes him up on it, even though his hobby is talking to ghosts. She kills him for his money, but then his ghost emerges for revenge.

Fifteen (February, 1953)

"Mary and the Witch"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "The Last Word"
Story:
Art: Larry Woromay
Villains: Wilbur [philanderer]
Others: Minerva [Wilbur's rich wife, dies], Gloria [Wilbur's lover, dies], Tillie [Gloria's maid]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Wilbur has been cheating on Minerva with Gloria; Minerva finds out and vows to never speak to Wilbur again; when Wilbur tells Gloria he'll be divorcing Minerva, Gloria rejects him because he won't have money; enraged, Wilbur strangles Gloria to death. Returning to Minerva, Wilbur confesses everything to her and pleads for help, but she doesn't speak; the police arrive and Wilbur submits to them, confessing his crimes; however, the police hadn't come for Wilbur - they came to collect Minerva's body - she'd been dead for an hour.
"Don't Look Down"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "Afraid!"
Story:
Art: Sam Kweskin
Heroes: A Frankenstein's Monster
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Setting: 1950s Europe
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: A timid monster reads horror stories until he becomes frightened.
"He Walked Through the Wall"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Sixteen (March, 1953)

Title: "You Can't Kill Me!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art:
Villains: Henri Lebret [thief]
Others: Professor Duval [scientist], Suzanne Duval [professor's daughter, Henri's lover], Jacques [Henri's friend]
Genre: Horror
Setting: French Revolution, Paris, France
Reprinted In: Tomb of Darkness#21; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Henri is caught and sentenced to death so Suzanne has her father promise to use his formula which brings the dead back to life on him; Henri is executed by guillotinne and the professor restores him, but as a cruel jest puts Henri's head on upside-down; Henri begs to die again.

Title: "They Made Me a Ghost!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art:
Villains: Blackie Droome [criminal, dies, becomes ghost], Satan
Others: Judge Parker, Tom [prison guard]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Tomb of Darkness#22; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Blackie vows revenge on Judge Parker for sentencing him to death; on death row, Blackie's roommate is an occult practitioner and helps Blackie conjure up Satan to ask for help. Satan refuses at first because Blackie's soul is already his, but Blackie just wants to become a ghost when he dies so he can haunt Judge Parker. Satan agrees, but Blackie discovers his ghost is completely invisible to the judge; further, having no substance on Earth, Blackie's ghost is swept out into space, doomed to wander the stars for an eternity.

Title: "The Man in the Mud"
Story:
Art: Sy Barry
Villains: Marty [pickpocket]
Others: Barney, Ed [waiters]
Genre: Crime
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Marty steals nearly $1,000 from a man in the street and sets out for dinner, but another poor man picks his pocket and the restaurant staff toss Marty out.
"The Sissy"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"Suicide"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Seventeen (April, 1953)

"Danny Had a Dream"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"Feud"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "The Big Kill!"
Story:
Art: Charles A. Winter
Villains: A car
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: A car ghoulishly revels at how it kills more people than anything else.

Title: "5 Years Too Late!"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Birdie Salvo [criminal, dies], Louie, Jake [Birdie's old partners]
Genre: Crime
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Birdie gets out of prison planning to recover the money he buried in a vacant lot, but Louie and Jake appear to accompany him; when they discover the lot is now the construction site for a new police headquarters, Jake and Louie kill Birdie.
"Father-In-Law Trouble"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Eighteen (May, 1953)

"John Doe"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"The Saucers Strike"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "Witch-Hunt!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: An old woman [witch hunter]
Villains: Witches, Satan
Others: The King
Genre: Horror
Setting: Europe
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: An old woman uses her knowledge of the arcane to save people from the witches, but is then branded a witch by the king and sent to be killed. The king's adviser is Satan himself, disposing of his greatest enemy.
"Boris and the Bomb"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Nineteen (June, 1953)

"The Extra Coffin"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"You Made the Pants Too Long"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"The Rag Doll"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "The Farmer Takes a Life!"
Story: Carl Wessler
Art: Bob Fujitani
Villains: Luke Purdy [cruel farmer, dies]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Purdy enjoys decapitating his chickens so he can watch their bodies run about. The chickens finally turn the axe on him and his decapitated head sees his body run away as the chickens chuckle.
"Look Out"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Twenty (July, 1953)

"The Man Who Couldn't Be Punished"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"He Swallowed It Up"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
"Wilbur"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Title: "Keep Your Eye on Junior"
Story:
Art: Ed Moline, Sheldon Moldoff
Heroes: Miss Simpson [governess]
Villains: Junior [Mrs. Arnold's son]
Others: Mrs. Arnold [Junior's mother]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1973, USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Miss Simpson is ordered to keep Junior from tampering with a mechanical tabletop depicting a miniature Chinese village. When Junior throws a glass of water at the fields, a flood suddenly erupts in China.
"The World I Lost"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2

Twenty-One (August, 1953)

Title: "The Man Who Cried Vampire!"
Story:
Art: Joe Maneely
Heroes: Ricky Stone [killer, dies]
Villains: Lucy Stone [Ricky's wife, vampire rancher] and her vampire cattle
Others: Dr. Carter [local physician]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: Ricky hopes to scare Lucy to death and inherit her ranch; he claims vampires are feeding on their cattle, but this backfires - Lucy is herself a vampire and so are her cattle; she sends them to feed on Ricky.
"Ball of Fire"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "The Last Flying Saucer!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Bill Everett
Others: An alien, US Army soldiers
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1955, USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: A flying saucer lands and an alien tries to share the secrets of long life and peace with humanity, but the fearful humans destroy him with an atomic blast.
"The Man From Tomorrow"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "The Monkey Glands"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Franz Lukoff [money squandering heir]
Others: Baron Serge Lukoff [Franz's older brother, dies]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Europe
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: Determined to outlive Serge so he can claim the inheritance, Franz experiments with monkey glands and succeeds in growing younger. However, after Serge's death Franz goes insane, becoming more and more like a monkey.

Twenty-Two (September, 1953)

Title: "The Untouchable!"
Story:
Art: Bernie Krigstein
Villains: Boyles [oil surveyor]
Others: Mehtar [untouchable]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s India
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3; Message in a Bottle
Synopsis: Boyles is working from a tiny village with limited food supplies. When Mehtar's shadow falls over Boyles' stores of food, his servants dispose of the food by leaving it for Mehtar. Boyles steals food from Mehtar, only to be labeled an "untouchable" himself.
"What Happened On the Moon?"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Voice of Death"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"Too Good To Be True"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Corpse That Wasn't"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Twenty-Three (October, 1953)

"Welcome To Pluto"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Man Who Knew Everything"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "White on Black"
Story:
Art: Louis Ravelli
Heroes: Darp [photographer]
Others: Zoonganians [extraterrestrial race]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: May 3, 1975, Earth; Zoonga
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: On a trip to Zoonga, Darp wants to take a picture of Earth and steals a Zoonganian camera to do so, but as he develops the film all of Earth and its people becomes like negatives; Darp takes another trip into space to snap another picture and develop it correctly, but this time Earth comes out blank; everything disappears.

Title: "The Beginning!"
Story: Carl Wessler
Art: Ed Goldfarb
Heroes: Dr. Boyar [scientist, thinks men came from fish]
Others: Dr. Stephan Conell [scientist, thinks men came from apes]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: Boyar and Conell disagree about the course of evolution so use a serum Boyar created to see which of them is right. The formula causes Conell to de-evolve into a fish-like creature, then protoplasm. Boyar is pleased to be proved right, unaware he's just de-evolved into a gorilla.
"Can You Picture This?"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Twenty-Four (December, 1953)

"The Things In the Coffins"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"Mission To Mars"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"Russia"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "Come In!"
Story:
Art: Vic Carrabotta
Heroes: A man
Villains: Madame Tanya [fortune teller]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: A man worries about dying when he joins the army; Madame Tanya tells him he won't die in the army, but as he leaves her tent he's run down by a steamroller.
"The Fat Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Twenty-Five (February, 1954)

"The Final Hour"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"In Disguise"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "The Last Man on Earth"
Story: Art Peddy
Art: Jack Abel
Heroes: A man
Villains: Alien invaders
Others: A woman
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Distant future
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: After aliens invade, the last man on Earth hears a knock at the door; it's the last woman on Earth.
"The Long Sleep"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"No Place To Go"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Twenty-Six (March, 1954)

"The Last Stop"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"Guinea Pig"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"A Grave Mistake"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "To the Stars!"
Story:
Art: Carmine Infantino
Heroes: Arthur Landon [astronaut]
Others: Ron Landon [airplane pilot, Arthur's father], Millie Landon [Arthur's wife], Van [astronaut], Lon Landon [Arthur's son]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: August 5, 1980, USA; the moon
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: Ron worries about his son's fascination with space; Arthur grows up to become an astronaut, but the craft crashes on the moon. They build a sustaining colony on the moon and Arthur becomes the colony's president, but decades later he finds himself worrying about his own son, who has the same desire to travel into space.
"It Could Be You"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Twenty-Seven (April, 1954)

"The Poor Old Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "The Cask in the Cave"
Story:
Art: Joe Sinnott
Heroes: Jenkins, Rodney [English hikers]
Villains: Vampires
Others: Baron Teufel [winemaker], Greta [Baron's daughter]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s Bavaria, Germany
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: Jenkins and Rodney find Baron Teufel running a bar out of a cave. He explains how a vampire saved Greta's life as a child on the condition he serve them; all his customers are vampires and they don't serve wine - they have barrels of blood.
"Progress"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Title: "The Garden of Death!"
Story:
Art: Vernon Henkel
Villains: Death and his helpers
Others: Soviets, Nazi soldiers, US Army soldiers, Chinese rebel, an English lord
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s China; England; USSR; USA; World War II, Europe; 1945, Hiroshima, Japan
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.2
Synopsis: Death muses how it comes for all people, especially during World War II when the atomic bomb arrived.
"Suffocation"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Twenty-Eight (May, 1954)

"Come Share My Coffin"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"With Knife In Hand"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Coward"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"Voices"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Slums"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Twenty-Nine (June, 1954)

Title: "Witchcraft!"
Story:
Art: Robert Q. Sale
Villains: Verlan [executioner, dies], Mother Grau [witch]
Genre: Horror
Setting: Pau, France, Medieval past
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: Verlan accuses Grau of being a witch, but Grau refuses to admit even under torture. Verlan dresses up as Satan to trick a confession from her, but he's mistaken for the real Satan by locals; Grau casts a spell which makes Verlan unable to remove the costume and he's beaten to death; Grau escapes from her cell on a flying broomstick while the people are distracted.
"Dead Beat"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"One Must Die"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Man In the Mask"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"We Saw It Happen"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Thirty (July, 1954)

Title: "Science Fiction"
Story:
Art: Bill Benulis
Heroes: Bruce Baron [Many Worlds science fiction magazine editor]
Villains: Mr. Charles [Saturnian, science fiction author, dies]
Others: Carol Baron [Saturnian, Bruce's secretary and wife], two FBI agents
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
Synopsis: Mr. Charles sells Bruce a story about a science fiction weapon which winds up startling the FBI; Bruce investigates Charles and learns he's a Saturnian, but the FBI agents save Bruce's life, killing Charles. However, Bruce has no idea his wife is also a Saturnian.
"Look, Ma, a Vampire"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"Kill Him"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Slimy Things"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3
"The Thing In the Box"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.3

Thirty-One

"The Man Who Played With Blocks"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Bum"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Money Tree"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The First Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Strange Ones"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4

Thirty-Two

"Man Or Beast"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Dreadful Disguise"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"Harley's Friend"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Wrong Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Horrible Years"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4

Thirty-Three

"A Giant Wasn't There"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Schemers"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"Step Lively, Please"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Spy"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"What Is It?"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4

Thirty-Four

Title: "Flesh and Blood"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Foster Hale [robot manufacturer, robot in disguise]
Villains: Univec [line of intelligent robots]
Others: Prescott Saunders [steel manufacturer], Marge [Foster's girlfriend], Smith [labourer]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 4
Synopsis: Foster creates the thinking robot Univec and believes it will remain subserviant to humans because it doesn't have a humanoid body, but public pressure eventually forces him to mass-produce Univecs to serve humans. Humanity soon turns on the robots because they take away their jobs. When Foster tires to defend the robots he's beaten by a mob. Foster turns out to be a robot, but who made him?

Title: "Moment of Glory"
Story:
Art: Pete Tumlinson
Heroes: Sammy Glenn [service station attendant]
Others: Joe [repairman], Ben Graham [Sammy's old classmate], Madge Reynolds [Sammy's classmate], Wes Morrow [Sammy's classmate, hobo], Santa Claus
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 4
Synopsis: Sammy meets Ben at the service station and is reminded how unsuccessful he is compared to his old classmates. A customer gives Sammy a large tip and he decides to see how his other classmates are doing, only to find they're all doing worse than he and he's able to win a great new job by chance. The man who gave Sammy the tip was Santa claus.

Title: "The Last Barrier!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Mr. Brown [scientist]
Villains: Aliens in flying saucers
Others: General Riles [US Air Force]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s Washington DC, USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 4
Synopsis: Mr. Brown discovers flying saucers are circling the Earth but can't stay because the oxygen pressure is too high for them. Abruptly, the oxygen pressure across the world begins to drop...

Title: "The Strange Room"
Story:
Art: Al Hartley
Heroes: Jim Howard, Helen Howard [squabbling couple]
Others: Hubert [hotel clerk], Mr. Carter [hotel manager]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
Synopsis: Jim and Helen stay in a hotel room which transforms them from a bickering couple into veritable lovebirds; the staff reveal the previous couple loved each other very much and must have left a permanent impression on the room; however, the husband also murdered his wife on New Year's Eve and on the one year anniversary, Jim carries a gun into the hotel room...

Title: "Family Tree!"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Karl Schultz [carpenter, would-be royal, dies]
Genre: Horror
Setting: Slovania
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 4
Synopsis: Karl fakes evidence which identifies him as the rightful heir of Slovania, but when the people are convined they kill him because the royal family were hereditary werewolves.

Thirty-Five (April, 1955)

Title: "Danger Signal!"
Story:
Art: Joe Sinnott
Heroes: Peter [son of train engineer]
Others: Janet [Peter's mother], Peter's father
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
Synopsis: Peter plays with his model train set and places a toy lamp on an unlit track to warn a train one of the switches isn't working. The same thing mysteriously happens in real life, saving the train Peter's father is an engineer on.

Title: "The Man in the Bottle!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Adam Halley [soda and toy industrialist]
Others: Jones [foreman of Halley's soda factory], man trapped in bottle, George [boater]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
Synopsis: Adam finds a tiny man in a bottle who promises him riches; seen with the bottle, Adam claims it's part of a new promotion he's running; Adam lets the man out of his bottle, but the man shrinks Adam down and puts him in the bottle in his place; Adam must now wait for someone to set him free, but because of his cover story to the newspapers, people think it's a gag.
Notes: Same story as Adventures into Weird Worlds#2's "the Thing in the Bottle!"

Title: "The Target!"
Story:
Art: John Romita
Heroes: Randy [human child on an alien world]
Others: Hoyt, Marla [Randy's adopted parents]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: An unidentified planet
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 4
Synopsis: Randy dreams of travelling through space, instinctively seeking out the planet of his birth: Earth.

Title: "The Character"
Story:
Art: Dick Ayers
Heroes: Merlin [sorcerer in disguise]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s Buckingham Palace; Westminster Abbey; St. Paul's Cathedral; London, England, UK
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 4
Synopsis: Merlin visits contemporary London and finds the people no longer believe in the age of Camelot.

Title: "Freddie's Face!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Freddie [ugly man]
Others: Betty [secretary]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 4
Synopsis: Freddie keeps trying experiments to make himself handsome but finally gives up and goes to work at an isolated lighthouse, not realizing that he's finally become handsome.

Thirty-Six

"The Man Who Turned Off The Sun"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Girl Who Wouldn't Speak"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Disy"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Bell That Wouldn't Stop"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Secret Weapon"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4

Thirty-Seven

"A Stroke of the Pen"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Richest Man In the World"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"Too Many Robots"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"Out of the Storm"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"Don't Think So Loud"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4

Thirty-Eight

"The Man In the Sky"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Shaggy Creature"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"No Escape"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"True Crime"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Boy Who Saw"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4

Thirty-Nine

"Karnoff's Plan"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"Blind Spot"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Secret of the Ship"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"The Man Mountain"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4
"Five Who Volunteered"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.4

Forty

"This Dark Cave"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"A Stranger On Earth"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Man Who Caught a Mermaid"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The End of Time"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"No Place To Hide"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Forty-One (December, 1955)

Title: "Riddle of the Skull"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Scientists
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; an alien world thousands of years ago
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 5
Synopsis: Humans wonder how to reach the untapped power of the brain. They don't realize humans are descended from another planetary race who created a utopia and exiled their criminals to Earth.

Title: "The Strange Stick"
Story:
Art: Robert Q. Sale
Heroes: A man with a divining rod
Others: Mr. Grant [worried father], Larry Grant [missing child]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 5
Synopsis: A man with a divining rod finds a lost child and proves he can use the rod to find anything. When people ask him to reveal where he learned this power, the rod points at the moon; he learned telepathy from the moon people.

Title: "They Won't Believe"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Curt Calder [car designer]
Others: Curt's parents
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; 1985, USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 5
Synopsis: Curt keeps seeing visions of the future and no one believes him until his doctor from the future sends a letter to his parents about Curt's delusions.

Title: "Man in the Dark!"
Story:
Art: Joe Orlando
Heroes: Dan Reed [an aged scientist]
Villains:
Others:
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; 1900s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol. 5
Synopsis: Reed has just mastered control over all knowledge of the universe but finds himself transported back to his past self to re-live his entire research career.

Title: "The Fishman"
Story:
Art: Bill Everett
Heroes: Peter Maher [man with gills]
Others: Dr. Bondy [scientist, Peter's friend], Elsa [woman with gills], John [friend of Dr. Bondy]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
Synopsis: Bondy tells John about Peter and how Peter's fascination with the ocean made him investigate gills and the possibility of granting them to humans. After falling in love with Elsa and seeing she had gills, Peter convinced Bondy to perform the procedure. Peter went to the ocean to find Elsa, unaware she'd already been to Bondy to have her gills removed so she could be with Peter.

Forty-Two

"The Faceless One"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Man Who Said No"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Title: "Moon-Man!"
Story:
Art: Bernie Krigstein
Heroes: A man from the moon
Others: A reporter; two sanitarium employees
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; the Moon
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
Synopsis: A man claims to be from the moon but most people dismiss him as a crackpot; he's finally claimed by a sanitarium, but the sanitarium is on the moon and they're not ready for humans to know about them yet.
"The Vanishing Brain"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Man In the Cell"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Forty-Three

"The Man Who Lived Twice"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"I Saved Mankind"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Title: "Behind the Mask!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Joe Fenton [clown]
Others: Agnes Fenton [Joe's wife], Ogu [alien spy in form of baby]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
Synopsis: Joe loves making children laugh, but he and his wife have no children of their own. When they find an abandoned baby they adopt it as theirs, but one night Joe hears the baby identify itself as the alien spy Ogu while making a secret transmission to its superiors. Joe fears his beloved baby is an enemy of humanity, but ultimately Ogu is so pleased by his life on Earth he tells his superiors not to invade and for him to remain a baby permanently, to Joe's delight.
"The Mysterious Machine"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Unbelievable Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Forty-Four

"The Man Who Ran Away"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"One World At a Time"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Mysterious Border"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"Look Out Below"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"Safari In the Sky"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"Take a Giant Step"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Forty-Five

"Land of Vanishing Men"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Night People"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Eyes of Mr. Moody"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Strange Exchange"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Title: "The Man Who Went Back!"
Story:
Art: Bernie Krigstein
Heroes: Jerry Davis [man who can read the past]
Others: Mr. and Mrs. Davis [Jerry's parents], Professor Mason [Jerry's instructor]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
Synopsis: Jerry has the power to recall the past from before his own birth; eventually he tries to recall all the way to the beginning of creation, but the sight renders him so awestruck he cannot communicate his findings.
"Sorry, Wrong Planet"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Forty-Six (May, 1956)

"The Sands Are Running Out"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Man From Nowhere"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"Repeat Performance"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Wild, Wild Wind"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"You Must Not Look"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Title: "The Greatest Experiment"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Others: Three scientists, three robots
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Distant future, Earth; an alien world
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
Synopsis: Scientists send robots to an alien world to mine its materials for them; when the scientists come after their robots, they find the robots now rule the planet and don't want to share; they send the scientists home.

Forty-Seven

"When Mankind Vanished"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"Overflow"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"When Sorcerers Meet"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Trial of Dr. Volton"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The New Member"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Hands"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Forty-Eight

"The Deserted Lighthouse"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Man Who Stole a Skyscraper"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Men In Space"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"I've Got To Hide"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"Medicine Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5
"The Last of Mr. Grimm"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.5

Forty-Nine

"Inside the Black Bag"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Girl Who Saved the World"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Not Quite Human"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"What Happened To Mr. Smith"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Animal"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Man Who Cried"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Fifty

"The End of the Line"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Both of Me"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Title: "The Fog That Couldn't Lift!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: General Karall [aged general]
Villains: Invaders from planet Xanu
Others: General Gorth [Korall's former subordinate], Colonel Jabor [military official]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Distant future, North Atlantic Ocean, Earth
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: Earth surrounds itself with a fog to wards off invaders from Xanu; Karall stops them by opening a portion of the fog, causing them to crash into the North Atlantic Ocean.

Title: "The World Outside!"
Story:
Art: Bill Benulis
Villains: A criminal
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s New York City, New York, USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: A criminal finds himself alone in New York, the city deserted; he goes home to find himself asleep and soon wakes up; he awakens to find himself alone in New York City...

Title: "The Needle Swings!"
Story:
Art: Robert Q. Sale
Heroes: Hans Muller [West German agent disguised as carpenter Johann Braun]
Villains: East German police
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s East Berlin, Germany
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: Muller is captured by the police and interrogated, but he passes their lie detector test because the machine had been built in West Germany.
"Sleep, You Fool"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Fifty-One

Title: "He Stalks By Night!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Jack [plantation owner]
Villains: Punjab [Indian]
Others: Orrin [government man], Vicki [Orrin's lover]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s India
Reprinted In: Giant-Size Man-Thing#2; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: Jack kills a tiger, but is then warned "the man-tiger" will stalk and attempt to kill him. He disbelieves in this and ultimately proves his own servant Punjab has been dressing up like the Man-Tiger to play off local superstitions.
Notes: This story appears to have been extremely rewritten.
"The Insects"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Inside the Black Box"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"No Place On Earth"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Blackout"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Title: "The Thing in the Jungle!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Cliff Morgan [soldier of fortune]
Others: Aliens [resemble humans], African natives
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s Africa
Reprinted In: Journey into Mystery#16; Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: Cliff seeks out a lost temple but finds other men there; the temple is really a spaceship and the men are aliens, summoned by hidden messages to return to their ship; the others assume Cliff is one of them but he doesn't know whether to enter the ship and learn about the aliens or remain on Earth.

Fifty-Two

"Simon's Stooge"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Who Lurks There?"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Empty Chair"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Frightened Man"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Last of Professor Hogarth"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"You Can't Find Me"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Fifty-Three

"I Died Tomorrow"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Brute"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"They Crawl By Night"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Grey Thing"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Man Who Crushed Rocks"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Title: "What Stanley Saw!"
Story:
Art: Angelo Torres
Heroes: Stanley Gray [pilot]
Others: Winston Richards [Stanley's employer], Martha Foley [Stanley's fiancée], Plutonians, Venusians
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s Blue River Valley, Venus, Pluto
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: Stanley sees a spaceship but no one believes him and his boss lets him go. Stanley finds the aliens from the ship, who prove to be Plutonians. His boss and fiancée also see the aliens, but Stanley asks them to keep their existence a secret so they can end their wandering and live on Earth in peace. Stanley gets his job back.

Fifty-Four

"A Witch By Night"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Long Sleep"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Something Strange On the Sand"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Trapped In the Dark"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Man Who Talked"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Punishment of Paul Phillips"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Fifty-Five

"The Jack-In-The-Box"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Octopus"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"What Goes On Down There?"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Earth-Trap"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Man Without Fear"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Threat From the Void"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Fifty-Six

"Something Is On This Ship"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Metal Master"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"More Than a Mortal"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Hide-Out"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Nothing Can Stop It"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Shock"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Fifty-Seven (April, 1957)

"You Used To Be Me"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"Murder On His Mind"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
"The Door That Wouldn't Open"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Title: "The Voice of Doom!"
Story:
Art: Gray Morrow
Heroes: Joe Talcott [radio ham]
Villains: Carl [alien invader disguised as radio ham]
Others: Mike, Hank [Joe's fellow hams]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: Joe begins picking up transmissions from space; his friends decide to prank him as Carl sends a message pretending to be an alien in human form; after the panicked Joe runs away from his radio, Carl sabotages the set so Joe won't eavesdrop on his people again.

Title: "Volcano!"
Story:
Art: Richard Doxsee
Heroes: Giovanni [scientist]
Others: Clodius [Giovanni's ancestor], a professor
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; Pompeii, August 24, 79 AD
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6
Synopsis: Giovanni resents how his family lost their fortune when Pompeii was destroyed. He creates a time travel device to go back and save the family fortune, but ultimately chooses to save lives over the money; returning to his own time, he resolves to help others.
"It Walks In the Night"
Reprinted In: Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales Vol.6

Fifty-Eight

"He Floats Thru the Air"
"Menace From the Nether World"
"The Night of October Third"
"Man Lost"
"No Place On Earth"
"The Secret of the Black Tube"

Fifty-Nine

"Help, Help"
"When the World Went Mad"
"What Waits In the Dungeon?"
"Trapped In the Burning Sands"
"The Fearful Fate of Mr. Foster"
"The Death Mask"

Sixty

Title: "With Just One Stroke"
Story:
Art: John Forte
Villains: John Durston [criminal]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA; Spain
Synopsis: John finds a magic pen in an antique shop - whatever he writes with the pen comes true. John begins amassing wealth, but after writing himself inside a bank vault he runs out of ink and soon will run out of air.
"Rude Awakening"
"The Final Shot"
"Child's Play"
"The Puppet Man"
"The Abyss"

Sixty-One (February, 1958)

"The Disappearing Man"
"Menace of the Mirror"
"Fear Walks On Four Feet"
"The Eyes That Never Close"

Title: "The Laundry Machines!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Nicholas Flood [greedy landlord]
Others: Dr. J.L. Stone [Flood's physician], a Haitian woman
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Synopsis: Flood rents a room to a Haitian woman to use as a laundry, then raises his rates. She makes a doll of him and uses voodoo to make him ill by placing the doll in her dryer. He finally pays an extortion fee for pills from her which will cure him, then hides the pills in a box and arranges for immigration to get her out of his building. When he has another attack he goes to fetch the pills, only to find boxes within boxes where the pills should be.

Title: "The Spectre"
Story:
Art: Dick Giordano
Heroes: Burt Malone [race driver]
Others: Smithers [driver], Mac [Burt's mechanic], Mysto the Mystic [alleged mystic]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Synopsis: Burt sees a spectre on the track and swerves, nearly crashing. He has several near-accidents related to the spectre and fears it portends a future tragedy. His manager employs Mysto the Mystic to help him and Mysto gives him a crystal ball, claiming the spectre is trapped inside it. Burt keeps the ball safe, but one day he crashes. At the same time, the ball shatters.

Sixty-Two

"The Girl Who Walked Thru Stone"
"The Man Nobody Knew"
"The Invaders"
"Filled With Hate"
"It Happened That Night"
"Alone In the Night"

Sixty-Three

"He Never Came Out"
"Uncork It, If You Dare"
"The Drowning Man"
"Flight Number Thirteen"
"The Melting Pot"

Title: "Too Good to Be True?"
Story:
Art: Don Perlin
Heroes: Danny [child]
Others: Uncle George [Danny's imagined uncle]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Synopsis: Danny wishes he had an uncle when Uncle George appears and begins showering Danny with gifts. When Danny doubts George's existence, George vanishes as he only existed due to Danny's faith in him.

Sixty-Four (August, 1958)

Title: "The Secret Laboratory of Dr. Domino"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Dr. Domino [80 year old scientist, fakes youth serum]
Others: An old sorceress
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Synopsis: Dr. Domino tricks people into thinking he has a youth serum because of his unnaturally youthful looks and hires old and young women to trick reporters so he can begin to fleece customers. However, his publicity brings in a sorceress who wants to become young; when she learns Domino is a fake, she causes him to look elderly, ending his scheme.
"What Is Monium?"

Title: "So This is Mars!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Craig [actor], Mr. Worth [film producer]
Others: Two Martians
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Synopsis: Mr. Worth is creating sets for a program set on Mars when a flying saucer lands; two Martians have come to see what Earth looks like and they're a little disappointed to see it looks like Mars.
"The Silent City"
"What On Earth?"
"The Last Warning"

Sixty-Five

"Afraid To Open the Door"
"The House That Cried"
"The Ragged Man"
"The Terrible Tree!"
"The Perfectly Frightened Man"
"When the Curtain Falls"

Sixty-Six

"The Ghost Came C.O.D."
"The Replacement"
"It Waits Under the Sea"
"The Eerie Experiment"
"He Wore a Black Shroud"

Title: "The Voice of Fido!"
Story:
Art: Werner Roth
Heroes: Hank Walton [ventriloquist], Fido [Hank's dog]
Others: Ned Walton [Hank's father, former ventriloquist]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Synopsis: Hank uses Fido in his ventriloquist act, becoming a sensation. One night Fido abruptly goes off-script as a fire breaks out; Fido leads the audience, Hank and Hank's father to safety. Hank is credited with using Fido to save everyone but Hank reveals he wasn't using ventriloquism, suggesting Fido actually spoke.

Sixty-Seven (February, 1959)

Title: "I Was the Invisible Man!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Adam Clayton [scientist with super-speed]
Villains: Bank robbers
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Strange Tales Annual#2; Giant-Size Man-Thing#1
Synopsis: Adam Clayton gains the power of super-speed and becomes a hero, thwarting bank robbers and aiding others, but the power ages him 40 years due to constant use, forcing him to retire.
Notes: Referred to as having died in Marvel Universe#5-6. Same story as Uncanny Tales#4's "Worse Than Black Magic."

Title: "Trapped Between Two Worlds!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Jeff Raye [scientist]
Villains: Rojans [war-like race of another dimension], the Rojans' leader, Noki [leader's aide]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; an alien dimension
Synopsis: Jeff's experiment accidentally sends him to the world of the Rojans; the Rojans' leader intends to obtain the secret of moving between dimensions so he can conquer other worlds, but Jeff gets back to Earth and destroys his machine.
"I Seek the Sea Serpent"

Title: "The Man Who Never Was!"
Story:
Art: Carl Burgos
Villains: Eric Bohn [Atherton's assistant, ceases to exist]
Others: Professor Philip Atherton [time machine inventor], Captain William Kidd [pirate], Henry Bohn [pirate, Eric's ancestor, dies]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1992, USA; 17th century
Synopsis: Atherton creates a time machine but tells Bohn it can only be used to observe the past, not interact with it. Bohn decides to secretly observe Captain Kidd bury his treasure so he can claim it in the present but is seen and kills one of the pirates. Bohn ceases to exist because the dead pirate was his ancestor.

Sixty-Eight (April, 1959)

Title: "Test Pilot"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Christopher Rule
Heroes: Ralph Preston [pilot of the X-400]
Villains: Auriga Raiders [aliens]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: April, 2089, Earth
Synopsis: On a test flight, Preston must fight off Auriga Raiders before going home.
"Last Warning-- Evacuate Earth"

Title: "The Creatures From the Bottomless Pit!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Serge Kemplet [industrialist]
Villains: Kloto [leader of elves, leprechauns and gremlins], elves, gremlins, leprechauns]
Others: The Magic One [ancient sorcerer], a Centaur
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USa; Atlantis
Synopsis: Serge explores a seemingly bottomless pit in his bathysphere and finds elves, gremlins and leprechauns who caused Atlantis to sink in ancient times and have been stuck down there since; rather than risk returning them to the surface, Serge destroys his bathysphere, exiling himself with the creatures.

Title: "Next Stop -- Mars!"
Story:
Art: Carl Burgos
Heroes: Shorty Raymond [short man, becomes pilot]
Others: Walter Lanson [Shorty's friend, aircraft designer], Ben [US Air Force]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1958-1960s USA
Synopsis: Shorty is always excluded from activities because of his height, but his friend Walter designs a rocket craft which only a short person can operate, thus Shorty finally becomes important because of his height.

Title: "Trapped in Tomorrow!"
Story:
Art: John Buscema
Heroes: Willy Phelps [time machine inventor]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960; 2010, USA
Synopsis: Willy journeys to the future to read newspapers about his own time so he can make smart investments, but his time machine materializes in a waste disposal area where it is distintegrated, stranding Willy in 2010.

Sixty-Nine

Title: "The World That Was Lost!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Captain Jordan [sea captain]
Others: Linus Vermeer [wealthy man, merman]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Tower of Shadows#9
Synopsis: Linus hires Captain Jordan to find Atlantis; the crew mock Linus' goal, but when Linus believes they've reached the right point in the ocean he leaps overboard, revealing he's a merman.

Title: "The Man in the Iron Box!"
Story:
Art: Carl Burgos
Heroes: Phineas Stokes [scientist]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; 10,000 years in the future
Synopsis: Phineas fears a coming war will destroy humanity so he places himself into suspended animation for 10,000 years. However, the war is averted peacefully and Earth becomes a utopia. By 10,000 years later, Phineas awakens to find the utopia he expected - but now humans are being conscripted to fight in an interstellar war.
Notes: Retold as "I Lived a Million Years!" in Tales of Suspense#13.

Title: "Rocket Ship X-200"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Charlie Brewster [old man, pilots Rocket Ship X-200]
Villains: An alien armada
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Distant future
Reprinted In: Fear#5
Synopsis: Pilots mock Charlie's rocket for being so slow, but when an invasion fleet comes only Charlie sees it because the other ships move too fast; Charlie's warning saves the Earth.

Title: "The Threat From the 5th Dimension!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: A man suffering from nightmares
Villains: Dr. Allen Brown [physician, spy from the 5th Dimension], creatures from the 5th Dimension
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Tower of Shadows#9
Synopsis: A man has nightmares of weird creatures; he gradually realizes they're real and can only study humans when they doubt the creatures' existence. Dr. Brown tries to dissuade the man, but the man recognizes Brown as another of the creatures. The creatures insist humans will continue to doubt their existence, so the man resolves to sell his story to a comic book so others will know the truth.

Title: "Journey Into Nowhere!"
Story:
Art: Joe Sinnott
Heroes: Thomas Blake, Walter Johnson [time travelers]
Others: Cavemen of the future
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA; 2960
Reprinted In: Fear#3
Synopsis: Blake and Johnson journey to the future but think they're in the past when they see cavemen, not realizing Earth has endured nine world wars.
Notes: Retold as "I Dared to Look Into the Beyond!" in Tales to Astonish#11.

Seventy

Title: "When Wakes the Sphinx!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Ptah [spirit within the Sphinx]
Villains: Zokae, Okzik [giant extraterrestrial invaders]
Others: Ahmend [Egyptian guide], an explorer, Khalf-Re [ancient pharaoh]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s the Sphinx, Egypt; ancient Egypt
Reprinted In: Journey into Mystery#14
Synopsis: Ahmend recounts how Amon-Re directed Khalf-Re to place the spirit of Ptah within the Sphinx so it could defend Earth. When Zokae and Okzik begin an invasion, the Sphinx comes to life and attacks them, driving them off Earth.

Title: "I am the Giant!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Wilbur Fiske [short scientist]
Others: Charlie [scientist]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1963, New York City, USA
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales From the Grave#7
Synopsis: Wilbur thinks he's overlooked for promotion because of his height so he makes a growth formula, soon towering over the city, but becomes so large he finds it difficult to breathe; the formula wears off and he returns to normal, confident he'll be a success from his own efforts.
Notes: Retitled "A Giant Walks the Earth!" in reprint.
"Earth in Chains"

Title: "Ghost Ship!"
Story:
Art: Carl Burgos
Villains: Ivan and other members of Soviet submarine crew
Others: Dan, Ralph [US Navy crew], aliens
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s USA
Synopsis: The US Navy finds an abandoned Soviet submarine and learns from the log how they rammed an alien vessel and the angered aliens boarded the submarine, taking the crew with them.
"Escape to Tomorrow"

Seventy-One

Title: "I am the Man Without a Face!"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Rufus Watkins [lyncher] and his mob
Others: Gypsies
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s Goosepan, USA
Reprinted In: Where Creatures Roam#2
Synopsis: Rufus hates newly arrived Gypsies, although the other townsfolk are in favour of welcoming them. Rufus organizes a mob and attacks the Gypsies, but one of them roughs him up and sends him away. Rufus gets masks for his men and they return, setting fires to the camp. One of the Gypsies curses Rufus. The Gypsies testify to the police and the mob is nabbed, except for Rufus. Rufus finds he can't remove his mask - whenever he takes it off, another one appears. He remains hidden in his home.
Notes: Retelling of "Men in Black" from Menace#3; told again as "the Hidden Face" in Tales of Suspense#25.

Title: "When the Saucer Strikes!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Heroes: Joe [airline pilot]
Others: Aliens with flying saucers [one disguised as Charlie]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1950s Center City, USA
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#6
Synopsis: Joe sees a flying saucer while flying his plane but no one else glimpses it; another flight crew member, Charlie, tells Joe to forget about it; Charlie is really an alien and tells his fellow aliens to be more careful about being spotted.

Title: "I Dared to Defy Merlin's... Black Magic!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: A businessman
Others: Merlin [also as a curio shop owner]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s Balkans; Medieval Past
Reprinted In: Chamber of Darkness#6
Synopsis: A curio shop owner has Merlin's diary; the businessman doesn't believe it, but reading out a passage causes him to go back in time and meet Merlin; Merlin sends him back to the present, but with white hair to remind him magic is real; the curio shop owner is really Merlin in disguise.

Title: "I am the Man Who Will... Destroy Your World!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Mool [aka Ralph Masters, extraterrestrial emperor]
Villains: An alien invasion fleet
Others: John [clothing store owner], Anne [John's sister, Mool's lover], Mrs. Carter [civilian]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; an alien world
Reprinted In: Fear#1
Synopsis: Mool goes undercover on Earth to prepare his people's invasion but after taking a job in a clothing store falls in love with Anne; having come to regard humans fairly, Mool destroys his signal device - the invasion will never come.

Title: "I Fought the Man Who Couldn't be Killed!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: A robot policeman
Villains: Duke Jordan [escaped convict]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1969, Springville, USA
Reprinted In: Fear#1
Synopsis: After 10 years in prison Duke breaks out but he's quickly caught by one of the new robot policemen which have been placed into service.

Seventy-Two (December, 1959)

Title: "I Fought The Colossus!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko
Heroes: Professor Renolds [scientist], the Colossus [supercomputer]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 2020 Earth
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#19; Where Monsters Dwell#3; Monster Menace#2
Synopsis: People are concerned the Colossus, entrusted to solve humanity's problems may turn on them; when it builds a robot and sends it out, they destroy it-- then learn the robot contained the information needed to solve all their problems. The Colossus was incapable of betrayal-- it was only a machine.

Title: "I Was Trapped on the Ghost Ship!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Captain Luther Storme [cruel sea captain]
Others: Jonah Morgan [sailor]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s Atlantic Ocean
Reprinted In: Chamber of Chills#25
Synopsis: Storme is cruel to his crew, but evades punishment by remaining within the letter of the law. When he sees the Flying Dutchman he decides to claim it as salvage, but when he boards it he becomes paralyzed. Jonah, who had formerly been paralyzed aboard is now restored to mobility, hoping Storme will one day repent of his evil and be likewise freed.

Title: "I Entered the...Doorway to Doom!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: An unnamed farmer
Villains: Invaders from Dimension Z, Communist soldiers
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1945, Siberia
Reprinted In: Giant-Size Man-Thing#4
Synopsis: A farmer finds a passageway in the mountains leading to Dimension Z and meets its people, who are intent on conquering Earth. By exploiting their fear of fire, he is able to seal them off with an iron door he builds. Many years later, Communist soldiers arrive and believe he is hiding great wealth behind the door. Finally, he sends them in to be destroyed and muses if the Premier won't listen to reason, perhaps he should open the door and leave it open for good.

Title: "I Am the Abominable Snowman!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Charles Duntmore [greedy man]
Others: Lucius Duntmore [wealthy man, Charles' father], Johnson [store owner], Ben [museum patron], a Tibetan holy man
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA; Himalayas, Tibet
Synopsis: Charles repeatedly tries to steal things, despite his family's wealth; determined to have a ruby gem, he goes to Tibet to steal it, but touching it discovers it's very cold; a holy man explains if Charles lets go, the gem will disintegrate; he must wear a furry coat to remain warm and his appearance causes people to take him for the Abominable Snowman.

Title: "I Saw the Elephants' Graveyard!"
Story:
Art: John Forte
Heroes: A hunter
Villains: Pygmy headhunters
Others: African natives
Genre: Jungle
Setting: 1960s Africa
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales From the Grave#11
Synopsis: A hunter goes looking for the elephants' graveyard, but it turns out to be a pit of quicksand, ruining his hopes of plunder.

Seventy-Three (February, 1959)

Title: "Grottu, King of the Insects!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Bill Everett
Heroes: Frank [Ulysses Bloodstone, as of Marvel Universe#4]
Villains: Grottu [huge telepathic soldier ant, dies]
Others: Lynn Avery [museum curator], Kasenga [native guide]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s Mombasa, Kenya
Reprinted In: Marvel Monster Masterworks; Where Monsters Dwell#3; Strange Tales Annual#1
Synopsis: Grottu leads armies of ants in a path of destruction through Africa; Frank defeats him by covering him with sugar, leaving him devoured by his own army.
Notes: Returns in Fantastic Four Unlimited#7; retold in Marvel Universe#4

Title: "I Saw the End of the World!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Professor Egen [scientist]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1959, USA; 2009 AD; 2109 AD; 2309 AD; 3309 AD; 4309 AD
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#3
Synopsis: Egen builds a time machine and travels to the future. Along the way, he observes humanity's progress, but as time goes on, he finds humanity reverting to savagery, then re-building civilization to the same point he had left in 1959. Leaving the time machine, he loses his memory and once again plans to journey into the future.

Title: "I Was Captured By the Mole Men!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Dan [police detective]
Others: Casey [police captain], Mole Men [giant green subterranean species]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 19560s USA
Synopsis: The Mole Men kidnap a subway train full of people. Dan finds and frees them, but learns the Mole Men were peaceful and wanted to help humanity; because of Dan's actions they seal off their underground world.

Title: "I Am a Walking Time Bomb!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Robot 235 [robot warrior from Xenon Major, carries nuclear bomb]
Others: Charlie [UN guard], Tommy [child]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s United Nations Building, New York City, New York, USA
Synopsis: Robot 235 is sent to demand Earth surrender to his makers or he'll detonate the nuclear weapon in his chest. However, after witnessing the goodness of humans, 235 withdraws his demands and returns to his people to destroy them instead.

Seventy-Four (April, 1960)

Title: "When The Totem Walks"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: The Totem [living totem pole,] Bull Drago and Hunk [escaped convicts]
Others: Native Americans [including their chief]
Genre: Fantasy, Monster
Setting: 1960s Native reservation, USA
Reprinted In: Monster Menace#2; Weird Wonder Tales#10
Synopsis: Drago and Hunk break out of prison and hide on a reservation, but the Indians summon up the Totem spirit to drive them off. They wake up in their cell, thinking it had all been a dream-- but then the Totem breaks in...
Notes: Continued in next issue.

Title: "Gorgolla! The Living Gargoyle!!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: David Hartnell
Villains: Gorgolla [Stonian invader, destroyed]
Others: Stonians [gargoyle-like aliens disguised as rooftop gargoyles]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s Tibet
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#1; Where Monsters Dwell#35
Synopsis: Hartnell, investigating the history of gargoyles, comes to Tibet, where he discovers Gorgolla, who is plotting to take over the world with his fellow Stonians; however, when he summons them, they come and destroy him, having become fond of humanity.
Notes: The Stonians return in Astonishing Tales#22.

Title: "Beware the Hands of Hundu"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Hundu [artist, dies]
Others: Anne [Hundu's ex-girlfriend], gypsy man, Mark [Anne's husband]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s New York, USA
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#35
Synopsis: Hundu acquires gypsy paint to make his paintings come to life; he messes about with reality to gain vengeance, but when a self-portrait of him falls out a window, he dies and all returns to normal.

Title: "I Was Trapped in the Nightmare World"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Heroes: Mr. Brown [dreamer]
Villains: Kun [creature from dream world]
Others: Dr. Ethan Lindley [psychiatrist]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA; dream world
Synopsis: Mr. Brown discovers when he dreams, he enters a dream world; the denizens there give him nightmares because they're afraid of him and want humans to stop visiting their world.

Seventy-Five (June, 1960)

Title: "Taboo! The Thing From the Murky Swamp!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Lewis Conrad [adventure story novelist]
Villains: Taboo [tar-like, telepathic alien invader, destroyed]
Others: The United Nations
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s Brazil
Reprinted In: Marvel Monster Masterworks; Where Monsters Dwell#2; Weird Wonder Tales#13
Synopsis: Adventure writer Lewis Conrad encounters Taboo in the Amazon River, who requests humanity's aid in escaping Earth. They comply, but when he turns out to be hostile, they destroy him with an h-bomb.
Notes: Taboo returns in Strange Tales#77

Title: "The Return of the Totem!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: A Native American chief [dies]
Villains: The Totem [from previous issue]
Others: Bull Drago and Hunk
Genre: Fantasy, Monster
Setting: 1960s Native reservation, USA
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#13; Monster Menace#4
Synopsis: After terrifying Bull and Hunk, the Totem goes on a rampage, even terrorizing the reservation it came from. The chief takes charge of the matter and hurls a potion into the Totem which immobilizes it; the Totem falls off a cliff and into a river. The chief dies from injuries sustained grappling with the monster.

Title: "I Made the Hulk Live"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: The Hulk [Albert Poole, wears powerful suit of armour]
Others: Joe [civilian], Pym [Poole's assistant]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Tomb of Darkness#22
Synopsis: Tired of being slighted by others for being short, Poole slaves with Pym to build his Hulk armour, planning to conquer the world with it. After firing Pym, Poole enters the armour, only to find he's locked himself inside without the starter key; isolated from people, he has no way to escape the armour.
Notes: Retitled "I Created Grutan!" in reprint.

Title: "Doomsday!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Heroes: Walter, Lynn [scientists]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: Lynn believes in the supernatural while Walter disbelieves. When they accidentally release the X-39 gas into the atmosphere they fear it will kill all life, but a sudden wind disperses it safely, causing Walter to believe in the supernatural.

Seventy-Six

Title: "Beware!! The Ghosts Surround Me!!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Gustav, creatures from another dimension, Hans [Gustav's partner, dies]
Others: Police
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s Europe
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#1; Strange Tales Annual#1; Vault of Evil#19
Synopsis: Gustav, on the run from the police, kills his partner Hans when he sprains his ankle, then hides in an old building. Inside, he meets creatures from another dimension, who bring him into their world. He escapes the police, but finds himself stuck between dimensions-- never able to return home.

Title: "I am Dragoom! The Flaming Invader!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Victor Cartwright [monster film maker]
Villains: Dragoom [fiery alien from Vulcan]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s Mexico; Hollywood, California, USA
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#11; Where Monsters Dwell#2
Synopsis: Dragoom invades Earth and cannot be stopped, until Cartwright creates phony Vulcans, tricking Dragoom into fleeing lest he be arrested.

Title: "I Found the Mad Universe!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Professor Dark [scientist]
Others: Milton [Dark's assistant]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s Earth; a macro-world
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales From the Grave#11
Synopsis: Dark uses his microscope to view a savage planet filled with war; he can't bear to see this place called Earth.

Title: "The Dummy and Me!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Heroes: Hugo [ventriloquist posing as dummy]
Villains: Band of killers
Genre: Crime
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales from the Grave#10
Synopsis: Hugo is chased by men for welching on gambling debts. They kill his dummy mistaking it for him, not realizing Hugo had been posing as a dummy all along.

Seventy-Seven (October, 1960)

Title: "The Return of Taboo!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Dan [policeman]
Villains: Taboo [from #75]
Others: Susan [Dan's wife] Taboo's race
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s New York, USA
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#5
Synopsis: Fragments of Taboo's body re-merge and he goes on a rampage, opposed by a heroic cop, among others. Others from Taboo's race arrive, but only to take Taboo into their custody, explaining he is mentally ill.
Notes: A duplicate Taboo appears in Incredible Hulk Annual#5.

Title: "The Strange Magic of Master Khan!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Hawk Gormey [nasty sea captain]
Villains: Master Khan [Asian sorcerer]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s Asia
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales From the Grave#10; Where Monsters Dwell#5
Synopsis: Hawk Gormey wants Master Khan's dragon ship and drugs the crew so he can steal it. But Khan has magical powers and shrinks the boat down, and puts it in a bottle, to punish Gormey for eternity.
Notes: Master Khan returns in Marvel Premiere#22.

Title: "I Am the Beast-Man!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Amos [chemist, thief, becomes dog]
Others: Amos' sister, John and Alice [burglarized couple]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#10
Synopsis: Amos's formula can transform him into a dog; he uses this ability to rob homes and businesses, but eventually is picked up by a dog-catcher and can't get back to his lab to take the antidote.

Title: "Am I the... Unhuman?"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Heroes: Gideon Burr [inventor]
Villains: Gideon's robot [exact duplicate]
Others: Gideon's robot [exact duplicate, destroyed], Gideon's grandfather [inventor of robots], Gideon's father [developed human-like robots], Haines [military official]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Distant future, USA
Synopsis: Gideon duplicates himself exactly in a robot, even transferring his mind; when robots are outlawed and men come to destroy the robot, both Gideon and robot claim to be the real man; in the end, the robot is destroyed but up until the moment of its destruction, it believes itself to be Gideon.

Seventy-Eight (November, 1960)

Title: "A Martian Walks Among Us"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: An unnamed man [Venusian in disguise]
Villains: A Martian [shape shifting invader, dies]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Monster Masterworks; Strange Tales Annual#1; Where Monsters Dwell#3
Synopsis: A man is ambushed by a newly-arrived Martian, who takes his place. The man tries to warn humanity, but goes unheeded. Building an infra-red device, he locates the Martian and in battle, it falls down an elevator shaft. The man is then revealed to be a Venusian, sent to protect Earth.

Title: "The Worm Man"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: A spy [uses shrinking pills]
Others: Professor Serak [defense scientist]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Tower of Shadows#6
Synopsis: A spy uses pills to shrink in size, steal US defense secrets, then resume his normal size; however, during one excursion he's cornered by a rat and has lost his pills; he can't reach the pills without being killed by the rat; his only other choice is to call for help and become a prisoner; he doesn't know which to choose.
Notes: Retitled "Man in the Rat-Hole!" in reprint.

Title: "The Fantastic Menace of Mento the Mighty"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Mento [Mr. Krupp, scientist], Gorosaur [gorilla-dinosaur]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; a Pacific island
Synopsis: Mento uses machines to increase his mental powers year by year until he can conjure up creatures like the Gorosaur, teleport or shrink people and so forth; he plans to conquer the Earth, but when the Gorosaur turns on him, Mento causes it to disappear; at the same time, the other effects of his power wear off; after years of lying under his machines, Mento is now too weak to rise up.

Title: "The Gargoyle!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Heroes: An ugly man
Others: Alice, Charlie [civilians], an alien queen
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; an alien world
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#3
Synopsis: An ugly man answers an advertisement seeking someone ugly; it leads him into a rocket which brings him to a world populated by beautiful people. The queen explains she wants a husband who doesn't look like everyone else and judges him unique; he agrees to marry her.

Seventy-Nine (December, 1960)

Title: "The Ghost of Grismore Castle!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Otis Norton [practical joker], Victor [his friend]
Villains: Ghosts
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: Grismore Castle
Reprinted In: Vault of Evil#14; Curse of the Weird#2
Synopsis: Victor takes a $50 bet he can spend a night in Grismore Castle, but Norton sets up phoney ghosts to scare him away; however, real ghosts dwell in Grismore Castle, they frighten Norton and he gives up practical jokes.

Title: "I Was in the Clutches of the Living Shadow"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Phillip Lawson [flying saucer specialist]
Villains: Warlord Kaa and his Living Shadows [creatures from planet on opposite side of sun]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s United Nations, New York, USA
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#31
Synopsis: Lawson believes flying saucers exist; he sees one land on Earth and discovers its crew includes Kaa and his forces, men from the opposite side of the sun who have a formula which allows them to change their dimensions, becoming living shadows. Phillip escapes the shadows and alerts the United Nations how the shadows are hiding within people's own shadows; with their plot exposed, Kaa and his fleet evacuate Earth; Kaa vows to return.
Notes: Kaa appears next in Incredible Hulk#184.

Title: "The Thing on the Moon"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Dan Carter [moon exploratory force leader] and his crew
Villains: A giant Atlantean robot
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1980, USA; the Moon
Reprinted In: Journey into Mystery#14
Synopsis: As Earth faces overpopulation, Dan explore the moon and finds a breathable, lush environment, but it's guarded by a giant robot created by Atlanteans, who claimed the moon centuries ago. Unwilling to challenge the Atlanteans' claim, Dan takes his men off to find another world to colonize and hope to build a robot guard of their own when they find one.

Title: "I Found the Perfect Hiding Place!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Harry Stubbs [thief, time traveler]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; an alien dimension.
Synopsis: Harry plans to steal crown jewels then escape to the past, but his time machine takes him back in time to an alien dimension, rather than Earth's past.

Eighty (January, 1961)

Title: "The Things From Dimension X!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Lynwood [scientist]
Villains: Creatures from Electra
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s Mount Rushmore, USA
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#5; Creatures On the Loose#17
Synopsis: Lynwood creates a device to pierce other dimensions, but invaders from Electra use it to enter Earth. However, the figures of Mount Rushmore come to life and drive them back.

Title: "Trapped in the Room of Shadows"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Sanford Kindwell [immensely wealthy man]
Villains: Kroger [would-be thief]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA; Tibet
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#22
Synopsis: Kindwell wants to find one of the two famous wishing stones, mystical objects which can answer any wish so he can use it to help mankind. Learning one stone is in Tibet, he journeys in search of it with Kroger, but once they find the hidden vault where the stone lies, Kroger steals the stone and buries Kindwell in the vault. Kroger wishes to be the richest man in the world, but because Kindwell is that man, their spirits exchange bodies; now Kroger is sealed in the vault. With the stone's power removed, Kindwell begins to dig Kroger out of the vault.

Title: "What? What? What Was Gargantus!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: A bathysphere operator
Villains: Gargantus [giant humanoid sea creature]
Others: Billy [bathysphere operator's son], US Army soldiers
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Creatures on the Loose#17
Synopsis: A bathysphere awakens Gargantus, who rises to the surface to conquer humanity, but he can't survive on the surface's pressure and soon dies.
Notes: Gargantus returns in Strange Tales#85.

Title: "The Door They Dare Not Open!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Bruno Zuknik [prison inmate]
Others: A prison warden [Centurian in disguise]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1961 Europe; Centurius III
Synopsis: A new prison uses no locked doors but has only one door the inmates are told to never enter; Bruno disobeys and on the other side finds himself on Centurius III, where he's put to work on slave labour; the warden is himself a Centurian.

Eighty-One

Title: "The Thing in the Cell!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: Hans Vogez [mayor, postmaster and judge of Bork]
Others: Aliens
Genre: Science-Fiction
Setting: Bork, a European town
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#5
Synopsis: Vogez uses the town's funds to build an immense prison, despite there being no crime. He throws a man in prison for walking against a one-way sidewalk, but the man is the leader of an alien expedition. His fellow aliens take the entire prison away in order to free him and Vogez loses his job as a result.
Notes: Re-named "The Thing in Cell 13!" in Weird Wonder Tales#5.

Title: "The Scarecrow Walks"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Strawman [living scarecrow]
Villains: Jarvis Cragstone [land owner]
Others: Albert and Martha Smith [old couple]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: Cragstone forces the Smiths off their land so he can sell it for atomic testing; radiation brings the Smiths' scarecrow to life and it stalks Cragstone down and forces him to hand over money to the Smiths. Then the scarecrow returns to normal.

"A Giant There Was!"
"I Went Too Far Back!"

Eighty-Two (March, 1961)

Title: "The World Beyond"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: A professor
Others: Crackers [Professor's dog]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s Earth; a macroworld
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#17; Where Monsters Dwell#37
Synopsis: The professor believes there are microscopic worlds within his; he gives his pill to his dog and himself and they find themselves on a microworld: Earth. On Earth, the professor hear another scientist lecturing on worlds within worlds, just as he did on his own.
Notes: Retold from "I Shrunk Away to Nothing!" in Journey into Mystery#56.

Title: "Fangs of the Monster"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Darius Storme [sea creature hunter]
Others: A giant telepathic sea creature
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s, coast of Ecuador
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#37
Synopsis: Darius investigates giant sea monster sightings and discovers the creature is telepathic and intelligent, desiring to be left alone; Darius can't convince anyone his story is true.

Title: "The Thing Called...IT!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Villains: Heinrich Munch [scientist, dies]
Others: An unnamed android
Genre: Monster, Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s Europe
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#4; Monsters on the Prowl#15
Synopsis: Munch creates an android which does not seem to come to life, so he throws it into a bog. It rises up again in a mud-like form and returns to Munch. He decides to use it as a weapon of destruction, but the creature refuses. He attempts to destroy the monster, but falls from his castle during their clash. A bolt of lightning places the monster's mind in his master's body and he sets out as Munch to make some good with his life.

Eighty-Three (April, 1961)

Title: "Masquerade Party"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Rex Bond [Cara's old flame, disguised as Satan]
Villains: Cara Frost [vain woman]
Others: Alice Dodd [Cara's rival]
Genre: Horror
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Chamber of Chills#16
Synopsis: Cara uses her family's wealth and influence to bring down people she dislikes. She depises Alice for taking her former lover Rex away from her and decides to attend their masquerade party without a mask, to show her contempt. Cara is drawn to a man dressed as the Devil, who agrees she'd be the perfect match for him; when midnight arrives, the Devil claims he can't unmask because he isn't wearing a mask. It's actually Rex wearing a mask to teach Cara a lesson.
Notes: Last two panels clearly added by a different artist; original version would have used the real Devil.

Title: "From Out of the Black Pit Came...Grogg!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Michael Kozlov
Villains: Grogg [giant sleeping dragon], Colonel Karl Vorcutsky
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s, Communist country
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#27
Synopsis: Kozlov is saved from the firing squad for being a scientist and put on a project where the locals tell of Grogg, a dragon beneath the Earth. Their tests set Grogg free, who is told by the locals the Communists are the ones who awoke him. He attacks them, but Kozlov escapes by creating a smoke screen.
Notes: Grogg returns in #87.

Title: "The Menace of Shandu!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Tommy Jones [teenager]
Villains: Shandu [wicked Genie]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1950s USA
Reprinted In: Crypt of Shadows#17
Synopsis: Tommy uses a spellbook to conjure up Shandu the Genie, but Shandu promises to grant just one wish, then destroy Tommy. Tommy wishes he never picked up the book and his wish is granted, preventing Shandu from being summoned in the first place.
Notes: Retold as "It's Only Magic!" in Chamber of Darkness#1.

Eighty-Four (May, 1961)

Title: "The Wonder of the Ages!!! Magneto!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: A gaming promoter
Villains: Magneto [Hunk Larken, big dumb guy, becomes magnetic]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#24
Synopsis: A promoter tries to make Hunk into an athlete, but his size and intellect make it impossible; fed up with the world, Hunk finally finds work as an astronaut, but is exposed to radiation in space makes him magnetic; he turns his power on the world, but finally tries to flee by getting aboard another rocket; however, the promoter had arranged for Hunk to board the ship, as it was specially designed to make a long-range trip in search of other life and he hopes Hunk will find someone out there who will accept him.
Notes: Character renamed "Magnetor" in reprint.

Title: "Twelve Silent Men!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Victor Fabius [lawyer]
Others: Jordan [Victor's client], Professor Slvester Weems [scientist], people of the future [telepaths]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; 2960s
Synopsis: Victor often lies to get his clients out of trouble; hearing Weems has a time machine, Victor steals it and journeys a thousand years into the future; however, the people there have records of Victor's theft and put him on trial; none of Victor's usual tricks in the courtroom work because the jurors can read his mind.

Title: "They Met on Mars!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: A gold "alien" [American in spacesuit]
Villains: A green "alien" [Russian in spacesuit]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Mars
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#24
Synopsis: Two astronauts encounter each other on Mars, mistaking the other for an alien; the American destroys the Russian's ship, stranding him there.
Notes: Changed in reprint to HYDRA and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents.

Eighty-Five

Title: "The Man Who Fell!"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Villains: Mayor Hans
Others: Katrina [fortune teller], Albert [Hans' servant]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s Europe
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#25
Synopsis: Hans wants Katrina to marry him and to prove her fortunes are false, demands she marry him if her fortune does not come true. She predicts he will be injured by a fall, so he has himself tied to the floor of his room by his servant to prove her wrong-- only for the chandelier hanging above him to fall.

Title: "The Return of Gargantus!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Bill
Villains: Gargantus [from #80]
Others: Anne [Bill's wife], Frank [explorer, friend of Bill]
Genre: Fantasy, Monster
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: When Frank accidentally revives Gargantus, Bill uses an electrified submarine to shock him back into unconsciousness.

Title: "The Ape Man"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Salty Gruner [convict, becomes the Ape Man]
Others: Prison guards, the Ape Man [human cursed by a witch doctor]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s Lost Island Prison
Reprinted In: Giant-Size Werewolf by Night#2; Where Monsters Dwell#24
Synopsis: Salty hears about legends of an Ape Man on the island prison and dresses up as him to scare people away so he can plan his escape in a raft, but he draws the attention of the real Ape Man, who transfers his curse to Salty; Salty becomes the Ape Man.

Eighty-Six (July, 1961)

Title: "Beware of Meeks Bringing Gifts"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Walter Johnson [TV newscaster]
Villains: Meeks [seemingly-benevolent aliens], their robots
Others: J.B. [head of the TV network]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: The Meeks provide humanity with technology to set their lives at ease and end all struggles, but Johnson realizes its just to make them weak for when the Meeks invade Earth themselves. After forcing a Meek to admit it on TV, humanity discards the gifts.

Title: "I Created Mechano"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Mr. Hopkins [inventor], Johnny Briggs [child, Hopkins' friend]
Villains: Mechano [amok robot], aliens
Others: Mr. and Mrs. Briggs
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: Johnny helps Mr. Hopkins build Mechano for the industrial fair, but an atomic transmitter makes Mechano run amok; it does save Earth from aliens, but is destroyed by a mob anyway.

Title: "The Secret of Georgie's Globe!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Georgie [young man]
Others: Georgie's parents, a furniture mover
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: Georgie's parents give him a globe; he finds whatever he does to the globe causes a similar calamity on Earth; Georgie fears what the globe might do and when a mover drops it Georgie thinks the world will end - but instead, some cosmic force chooses another planet to be destroyed.

Eighty-Seven

Title: "The Return of...Grogg!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Michael Kozlov
Villains: Grogg [last in #83, Communist Bodavians
Others: Ivan Grotsky [farmer, aides Kozlov]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s Bodavia
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#23
Synopsis: Kozlov investigates Bodavia and again encounters Grogg; discovering Bodavia is planning a spaceflight, he lures Grogg into their vessel and launches it to Mars, so if Bodavia ever attempts to land there, they will have to face Grogg.

Title: "The Macabre Mirror!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Carlotta [gypsy]
Villains: Duke
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: Medieval Europe
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#23
Synopsis: The Duke taxes all of his subjects relentlessly and when he hears Carlotta won't pay, he visits her himself. Since all she has is a mirror, he demands she give it to him and she does-- trapping him inside of it.

Title: "The Lighthouse From Nowhere!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: A schoolteacher
Villains: An extraterrestrial race
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s Scotland
Reprinted In: Creatures on the Loose#24
Synopsis: A Scottish town in need of a lighthouse is surprised when a beacon suddenly appears; the townsfolk are pleased, but the local schoolteacher doesn't think they should benefit from something they didn't build themselves and destroys the beacon, not realizing it was the beacon of a race of extraterrestrial invaders. With the beacon destroyed, the invaders call off their plans.

Eighty-Eight

Title: "Zzutak The Thing That Shouldn't Exist!!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko
Heroes: Frank Johnson [Marvel monster artist]
Villains: Yucoya-Tzin [Aztec priest], Zzutak [Aztec monster, destroyed]
Others: Frank's monster [destroyed], Marvel Comics publisher [Martin Goodman?]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s Mexico; USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Monster Masterworks; Fear#3; Monster Menace#3
Synopsis: Artist Frank Johnson is given paints that bring his drawings to life; drawn to Mexico, he is compelled to bring a monster to life, to serve Aztecs. He then creates another monster, to destroy Zzutak.
Notes: Cast returns in Fantastic Four Unlimited#7.

Title: "The Lifeless Man!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Joey Clark [little boy], his toy soldier
Villains: A bear
Others: Other boys
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Fear#3
Synopsis: Joey saves up to buy a toy soldier despite the ridicule of his peers; when they encounter a bear in the woods, the soldier comes to life and saves them.

Title: "Punishment!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Urru [Phatonian thief]
Others: Charlie [human civilian]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s Phato III; USA
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#7
Synopsis: Urru robs a man; for punishment he's sentenced to 6 months on the prison planet: Earth.

Eighty-Nine (October, 1961)

Title: "Fin Fang Foom!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Chan Liuchow [Chinese-American pacifist]
Villains: Fin Fang Foom [ancient sleeping dragon]
Others: Mr. Liuchow [Chan's father], Chan's brother [a soldier]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s Formosa, China
Reprinted In: Marvel Monster Masterworks; Fantasy Masterpieces#2; Where Monsters Dwell#21; Marvel Visionaries: Jack Kirby; Marvel Monsters: Fin Fang Four#1; Marvel Monsters TPB; Hulk vs. Fin Fang Foom; Astonishing X-Men: Monstrous
Synopsis: Chan awakens Fin Fang Foom, uses him to drive off invading the invading Communist army while chasing him, then returns him to his slumber.
Notes: Returns in Astonishing Tales#23.

Title: "The Green Things!"
Story:
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Martin Kastle [wealthy plant owner]
Villains: A thief
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: A thief tries to rob Martin, but Martin's plants rise up and capture the thief.
"The Touch of Midas!"

Ninety (October, 1960)

Title: "Germ Warfare"
Story:
Art: Paul Reinman
Heroes: John Marshall [scientist]
Villains: Germ [dies]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#6
Synopsis: Marshall, attempting to enlarge a germ for study, accidentally makes it as large as a man. The germ intends to create others of its kind and conquer humanity and has Marshall drop it off on an island. Marshall agrees, because he knows the island was about to used in atomic testing, which destroys the germ.

Title: "A Thousand Years Later..."
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Adam [1,000 year old man]
Others: Eve [last woman on Earth]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s to 2960s
Reprinted In: Chamber of Darkness#8
Synopsis: Adam lives for 1,000 years and sees the planet evacuated for a new home; he and a woman named Eve decided to repopulate.

Title: "Orrgo... the Unconquerable!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Villains: Orrgo [alien invader with vast mental powers, dies]
Others: Jo-Jo [gorilla]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: July 19, 1963, New York City, USA
Reprinted In: Fear#2; Monster Menace#4
Synopsis: Orrgo invades Earth and uses his power to hypnotize every human on the planet, but after lowering his defenses a mindless gorilla beats Orrgo to death, saving the world.
Notes: Orrgo returns in the prestige-format Strange Tales#1 (1994).

Title: "The Inhuman!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Robot soldiers, X-35 [robot spy, disguised as human]
Others: Human soldiers, a human spy
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Distant future
Reprinted In: Fear#2
Synopsis: Robots send their agent X-35 to scout human positions but X-35's intelligence leads them to a trap; X-35 was replaced by a human spy posing as a robot.

Ninety-One (December, 1961)

Title: "The Sacrifice!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Colonel Chuck Dawson [astronaut, dies]
Villains: A plant creature [dies]
Others: Martians [die in flashback]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1981, Mars
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#18
Synopsis: Upon his arrival at Mars, Dawson is captured by a plant creature, responsible for ending all life on Mars. He now wants to do the same to Earth and forces Dawson to let him in his ship. On the way to Earth, Dawson blows the vessel up to save the planet.

Title: "The Mask of Morgumm!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Joe Phelps [robber]
Others: A mask-maker
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#18
Synopsis: Tired of his meek complexion, Phelps steals the mask of Morgumm so people will fear him, but finds it won't come off.
"The Coming of the Giants"

Title: "The Warning!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: Two alien invaders [one disguised as a human, the other as a statue]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: A man insists he saw a statue move, but no one believes him; pleased, he decides to proceed with his people's invasion plan to disguise themselves as statues.

Ninety-Two (January, 1962)

Title: "The Thing Hunts For Me!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: An unnamed old man [dies]
Villains: Aliens
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s New York
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#23
Synopsis: An old man tells a young women how he saw aliens land and learnt how they intended to invade Earth by disguising themselves as humans. When he hears a knock at his door, he dies of a heart attack, thinking it was the alien. In fact, the woman was the alien.

Title: "Inside the Flying Saucer!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Others: Martians
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Mars
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#23
Synopsis: People watch a movie about alien invaders and wonder if perhaps on the planet Earth, they make up the same stories about them.

Title: "The Man Who Shrunk the World"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Villains: Rodkeric Kane [criminal]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 5000 A.D.; 1961 Earth
Synopsis: Kane travels back in time to conquer humanity with his X-32 reducing gas, but when he tests it on himself he becomes too tiny to open the antidote and shrinks into nothing.

Title: "Somewhere Sits a Lama"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: An intruder [Asian man]
Others: A lama [immortal]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: Asia
Synopsis: A man breaks into the lama's room to learn the secret of immortality; the lama reveals he must meditate in the room until someone relieves him; the lama leaves the room, leaving the intruder in his place; the intruder will live forever unless he moves before someone relieves him.

Ninety-Three (February, 1962)

Title: "The Wax People!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Others: A night watchman, living mannequins
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Xaccus
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#22
Synopsis: After hours in a department store, the night watchman meets mannequins which come to life; there's nothing strange about it because on the planet Xaccus, all mannequins are alive.
Notes: This is a compellingly awful story.

Title: "When the Thing Runs Amok!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: X-13 [monstrous robot, feared by mankind]
Others: Jason Burke [X-13's creator], Clara Burke [Jason's wife], Joe [civilian], Elmview's mayor, statesmen, US Army officers
Genre: Monster, Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s Elmview, USA
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#22
Synopsis: Jason's robot X-13 is feared because of its appearance; it finally goes on a rampage, seemingly confirming everyone's fears. It ultimately boards a missile which explodes over the ocean. Jason finds a letter his creation left explaining it would escape and hide in the ocean until humans were ready to accept it.
Notes: Retitled "When the Monster Strikes!" in reprint.

Title: "Earth Will Be Lost Tonight!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Steve Miller [theatrical agent], Nan Miller [Steve's wife, ex-actress]
Villains: Don Russell [an alien spy disguised as human singer]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#27
Synopsis: Steve hires Don Russell as a singer and Don proves to have immense appeal; however, Don is really an alien invader whose album will control humans' minds. Steve learns the truth but can't prove it; instead, Nan claims to be Don's wife, claiming he deserted her and their children. Don's career is ruined, along with the invasion.

Title: "Mister Black"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Heroes: Miko Kyusha [cowardly Japanese man, dies]
Villains: Mr. Black [Death]
Others: Mr. Kyusha [Miko's father]
Genre: Horror
Setting: World War II, 1945, Hiroshima, Japan
Reprinted In: Fear#13
Synopsis: Miko doesn't want to join the army and Mr. Black offers to prevent him from being recruited. Miko agrees and subsequently fails his physical exam, only to be killed when the atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.

Ninety-Four (March, 1962)

Title: "Save Me From The Weed!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: George [gardener]
Villains: The Weed [telepathic weed altered by radiation, dies]
Others: Lucius Farnsworth [millionaire]
Genre: Science Fiction, Monster
Setting: 1960s, the estate of Lucius Farnsworth, USA
Reprinted In: Giant-Size Man-Thing#3; Monster Menace#2
Synopsis: Brought to life by radiation, the Weed plots to conquer Earth with its powers, but doesn't count on George, who roots it up.

Title: "He Came From Nowhere!"
Story:
Art:
Villains: Joe Morgan [convict]
Others: Groff [Uranian convict], Uranians
Genre: Science-Fiction
Setting: 1960s Earth; Uranus
Reprinted In: Supernatural Thrillers#7
Synopsis: Morgan escapes from prison and meets Groff, who claims to be a man from the future; he allows Morgan to use his device to visit his own time, where Morgan is arrested, mistaken for Groff; Groff was from the future, but from the future of Uranus.

Title: "Help!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: An unnamed man
Others: A tiny alien in spacecraft
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#14; Marvel Visionaries: Steve Ditko
Synopsis: A man hears a voice in his telephone asking for help, but he claims to be from another world and now lost. He decides the person is nuts, and slams the phone so hard it breaks open; the lost spaceship escapes and returns to space.

Title: "I Was a Decoy for Pildorr the Plunderer From Outer Space!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Joe Sinnott
Heroes: John Brett [Earth Defense Command officer, robot]
Villains: Pildorr [space pirate] and his crew [all die]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 21st century USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Super-Heroes#24; Marvel Visionaries: Jack Kirby
Synopsis: When Pildorr nears Earth, Brett is sent to guard a great treasure; his vessel is caught by Pildorr, who monitored the Earth transmissions about the treasure; the crew eject Brett into space and break into the treasure box, but it's a cobalt bomb which destroys the ship - as planned. As for Brett, he's a robot - he survives his time in space.

Ninety-Five

Title: "Do Not Panic!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Others: Aliens, astronauts
Genre: Science Fiction, Aliens
Setting: An alien world
Reprinted In: Monsters On the Prowl#26; Curse of the Weird#1
Synopsis: Men panic when a spacecraft lands on their world and the military is sent to meet them-- but they are friendly and from a world called-- Earth.

Title: "The Cave of Shaggdorr!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Shaggdorr [giant alien], Bruno Krugg [criminal]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Ursa Centaurius, 3061
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#15
Synopsis: Krugg attempts to steal Shaggdorr's treasure, but does not realize Shaggdorr is a giant alien and walks right into his hand.

Title: "What Will Happen to Mankind if the Monster Escapes!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Villains: An alien invader
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#24
Synopsis: An alien crashes on Earth and seeks a way to contact his people to prepare for invasion. He sees what he thinks is a missile being launched and climbs aboard, only to find it's a time capsule being buried; he's quickly asphyxiated.

Title: "The Two-Headed Thing!!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Villains: Two-Headed Thing [shapeshifting alien], Eddie Kane [escaped convict]
Genre: Monster, Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Monsters on the Prowl#26
Synopsis: Eddie Kane mysteriously disappears from his cell during a storm when something breaks into his cell. When guards find Eddie he relates meeting an alien which could assume any form; then Eddie transforms into the creature, revealing the creature has taken Eddie's place. However, a bolt of lightning hits the Two-Headed Thing and kills him.
Notes: The Two-Headed Thing returns in Fantastic Four Unlimited#7.

Ninety-Six

Title: "The Impossible Tunnel!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Robert Saunders [engineer]
Villains: A giant octopus
Others: Ben [construction worker], Omor [people from beneath the sea]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1940-60s New England, USA; Washington DC, USA; an underground city
Reprinted In: Creatures on the Loose#16; Where Monsters Dwell#36
Synopsis: Robert designs a tunnel from USA to Europe and oversees its construction; during the process, the work crew is attacked by a giant octopus but they hold it back with an electrified fence. They discover a city underground, a virtual utopia; realizing outsiders will contaminate the city, Robert sends the crew back, releases the octopus and collapses the tunnels; Robert is considered a failure, but he's proud to imagine the underground city is safe.

Title: "I Dream of Doom!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Frank Atwell [man haunted by dreams]
Others: A physician
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; an alien world
Reprinted In: Fear#7; Dead of Night#10
Synopsis: Atwell has nightmares of a giant monster pursuing him; a physician tries to help him cope with his nightmares by letting him sleep, but ultimately Frank is drawn by the monster into another world where Frank turns out to be a king, supposedly living out a nightmare as a human on Earth; even the physician has a counterpart in Frank's kingdom. Back in the "real" world, the physician is stunned to find Frank has vanished from his office.

Title: "The Clock-Maker!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Others: A clock-maker, his bookkeeper [robot]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#11
Synopsis: The Clock-Maker is accused of killing his bookkeeper, but it is impossible for him to have done so-- his bookkeeper is an artificial man.

Title: "Beware the Future Man!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: A bank robber
Others: Elsa Peterson [meets man from 3000], an old man [time traveler from 3000]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Tomb of Darkness#15
Synopsis: As a bank robber flees the police, he hears on the radio how Elsa encountered a man from 3000, sent back in time to collect a man from the 20th century. The robber's car breaks down and he forces an old man to let him ride in his jalopy, but the old man is the time traveler and the jalopy is his time machine; he brings the robber with him to the future.

Ninety-Seven (June, 1962)

Title: "When a Planet Dies!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Johnn [heroic under-dweller]
Villains: Rackozo Roor [discontented under-dweller]
Others: Two aliens, Aletha [Johnn's lover]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 5000 Earth
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#22
Synopsis: Two aliens observe Earth: when the Earth begins to cool, humans retreat below the surface to survive. Detecting a foreign body, the humans debate how to react. Thinking the arrival body is alien invaders, Rackozo tries to launch weapons to destroy them, but Johnn halts him. It turns out the foreign body is a new sun, which reheats Earth, enabling humans to return to the surface. The two aliens hope one day humans will join them in outer space.
Notes: Dr. Druid added as host in reprint.

Title: "Behind the Dreadful Door!"
Story:
Art:
Heroes: Derek Weems [abstract artist]
Others: 2-dimensional creatures
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA, alien dimension
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#21
Synopsis: Weems sets out to learn how a rival artists gets his pictures; he discovers a portal to a two-dimensional world, where he is forced to serve the aliens there as a model for their own paintings.
Notes: Dr. Druid added as host and face in crowd when reprinted.

Title: "The Madness!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Dan Cooper
Villains: The Keeper [jail-keeper]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s England; 16th century England
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#20
Synopsis: A strange fog sends Cooper back to the 16th century, where he is believed to be insane and is jailed; he finally escapes prison, pursued by the Keeper and passes through the fog to his own time, with the Keeper. Now the Keeper is thought to be insane.

Title: "Goodbye to Linda Brown"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Linda Brown [mermaid]
Others: Ben and May [Linda's uncle and aunt]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Tales#83
Synopsis: Linda keeps sleepwalking at night and finally walks into the sea, never to return; her aunt and uncle knew this might happen - that she would return to her undersea life as a mermaid.
Notes: Same story as Journey into Unknown Worlds#43's "the Sea Waits for Me."

Ninety-Eight (July, 1962)

Title: "No Human Can Beat Me!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Heroes: Frank Taylor [reporter]
Villains: An alien warrior
Others: Helen Taylor [Frank's wife]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA; Russia; Switzerland
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#38
Synopsis: To avoid invasion, an alien challenges Earthmen to attempt to defeat him at any sport, but he masters every sport on the planet; Taylor defeats him by claiming sleeping is a sport where the record is 1 million years and the alien obligingly goes to sleep for 2 million years.

Title: "They Vanished Forever!"
Story:
Art: Dick Ayers
Heroes: Thomas Clark
Villains: Ghosts of the Flying Dutchman
Others: Crew of the Molly Browne
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s Australia
Reprinted In: Journey Into Mystery#19; Fantasy Masterpieces#4
Synopsis: Clark is the only survivor of the Molly Browne; he refuses to explain how the rest of the crew disappeared, as they had found the Flying Dutchman and attempted to plunder its gold. Only Clark refused to take the gold and when the crew of the Molly Browne were turned into ghosts themselves to sail aboard the Dutchman, Clark was spared.
"The TV Fan!"

Title: "A Fortune in Beans!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: Bixby [a bean dealer]
Others: A giant
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: Bixby wants to learn the secrets of his rivals, Giant Beans, but can't find any leads; he breaks into their facility, only to find the beans come from a beanstalk, guarded by a giant; the giant takes Bixby prisoner.

Ninety-Nine (August, 1962)

Title: "Mr. Morgan's Monster"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: A humanoid robot [expires]
Villains: Aliens [die]
Others: Philip Morgan [humanoid creator], various robots [destroyed]
Genre: Science-Fiction
Setting: 2090, USA
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#11; Monsters On the Prowl#16; Weird Wonder Tales#10
Synopsis: Morgan has his humanoids destroyed because they're untrustworthy, but keeps one in secret; aliens try to use the humanoid to conquer Earth, but it turns on them and they destroy themselves and it simultaneously.

Title: "The Day Before Doomsday!"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: John Peterson [scientist, pretend defector]
Villains: Premier Zorkon, Kruminski, other Communists
Others: Edith Peterson [John's wife]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1975, USA; USSR
Reprinted In: Tomb of Darkness#21 Synopsis: John seemingly defects to the Communists and builds them an unbreakable dome to protect their cities from nuclear attacks, but when they launch their weapons, they are instead launched into space.

Title: "A Switch in Time!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: Karl Kargon [thief]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 2050 USA
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales From the Grave#12
Synopsis: During a robbery, Karl almost kills a man. A witness' testimony puts Karl in prison. Hearing of time travel, Karl decides to eliminate the witness when he's free; escaping prison, Karl goes back in time to kill the witness, only to find he can't alter the past - he's become like a ghost.

Title: "The Man in the Glass Cage!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Joe Phelps [sound engineer, dies]
Others: Anita Rogers [singer], Bob [Joe's rival]
Genre: Mystery
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Uncanny Tales From the Grave#10
Synopsis: Joe is attracted to Anita but sees her going with Bob. Realizing intense sound could kill, he floods her sound booth with loud noise, only for it to have no effect. Puzzled, he activates the sound in the control room and it kills him. Anita has a hearing aid and wasn't wearing it while she was in the booth.

One Hundred (September, 1962)

Title: "Beware the Uboong!!"
Story:
Art: Don Heck
Villains: Uboong [ferocious aliens]
Others: Astronauts, Cosmonauts
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Uranus, future
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#3
Synopsis: The Russians learn US astronauts left Uranus after only 5 hours because of a creature called the Uboong. They decide to claim the planet themselves and quickly arrive there with a new rocket. They avoid a rhino-like alien, believing it to be the Uboong and set up camp near a sheep-like creature. Unfortunately, the Uboong are those same creatures.

Title: "The Man in the Crazy Maze"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Villains: Charlie Burke [amusement park worker, maze designer]
Others: Tommy [civilian], Johnson [Daily Press reporter, dies], Fate [runs rival maze]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA; Hell
Reprinted In: Weird Wonder Tales#6
Synopsis: Charlie offers people $10,000 to find the exit to his maze, but there is no exit; when Johnson challenges Charlie on this, Charlie seals him up in the maze, where Johnson suffocates. Soon after, a rival maze opens charging a lower entry fee. Charlie asks the owner to join forces with him but the owner sends Charlie into his maze. The maze seems endless but the owner promises Charlie will find the way out: Hell. The rival owner is Fate.
Notes: Story edited to change what is obviously Satan into "Fate."

Title: "The Imitation Man"
Story:
Art: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers
Heroes: Pedro Lopez [inventor]
Villains: Carlos Zarago [South American dictator, dies]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s South America
Reprinted In: Journey into Mystery#13
Synopsis: Fearing assassination, Zarago hires Lopez to build his duplication machine; it creates a perfect duplicate of Zarago but the duplicate refuses to obey orders, having the same ambitions as the original. Zarago kills the copy, but finds many more copies have been made; unable to tell them apart, the army kills all the Zaragos; Lopez destroys his machine.

Title: "The Mighty Oak!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: An oak tree [rendered sentient by radiation]
Others: Joe [motorist]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: An atomic test renders an oak tree sentient; it plans to conquer the world, but the men who caused the test planned this; they believe the tree will rule mankind with justice.

One Hundred One (October, 1962)

"The Impossible Spaceship"
Notes: Retold from "The Secret of the Flying Saucer" in Men's Adventures#21; told again as "I Discovered the Secret of the Flying Saucers!" in Strange Worlds#1 and "I Know the Secret of the Flying Saucer" in Tales of Suspense#11.

Title: "What Is X-35?"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Villains: Archie Craig [criminal, dies]
Others: Bill [policeman]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: Archie tries to flee the police on a boat, but his ticket keeps changing to read "X-35;" finally enraged, he tries to kill the ticket dealer but runs in front of a car and is struck dead; the car's plates read "X-35."

One Hundred Two (November, 1962)

"Who Needs You?"

Title: "The Secret of the Hidden Planet!"
Story:
Art: Gene Colan
Heroes: Dirk Morgan [space pilot]
Others: Paul Hastings [space pilot], Joe [coffee dealer], Venusians [time travelers]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Earth, Venus, distant future
Synopsis: Life is observed on Venus and Hastings is assigned the mission to explore the planet. Morgan drugs his coffee so he can get the mission instead, but arriving on Venus he discovers their population is human, time travelers from his future. The Venusians leave the planet to live somewhere else and Morgan is ashamed of himself.

One Hundred Three (December, 1962)

"The Little People"

Title: "Perhaps There is More to Jasper's Jalopy Than Meets the Eye!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Jasper Jenks [owns old car]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1962 USA
Synopsis: Jasper is mocked for driving such an old car. One day, Jasper breaks down in front of a bridge with several motorists behind him, angry to be held up. The car cannot be pushed, but suddenly springs to life and rolls across the bridge. When the bridge suddenly collapses, Jasper realizes his car saved his life and the lives of the other motorists.

One Hundred Four

"Markham's Magic Crayon!"

Title: "The Frog-Man!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Ozaan [magician]
Villains: Zakkim [monarch of Tyrannia, becomes frog]
Others: John, Nancy [civilians, dressed as frogs]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: Tyrannia; 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Where Monsters Dwell#10
Synopsis: Ozaan saves the people of Tyrannia from Zakkim's rule by turning Zakkim into a frog; however, Zakkim places himself into a trance for 1,000 years, planning to somehow conquer the world later; in modern times, Zakkim awakens to find Earth seemingly populated by giant frogs; he decides to go back to sleep, not realizing the "giant frogs" are just people wearing costumes.

One Hundred Five (February, 1963)

"Man Alone"

Title: "The Supernatural!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Others: A child, her father and toy dolls
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: A house is seemingly pulled apart and its inhabitants lifted away; it's a dollhouse and the people are toy dolls.

One Hundred Six

Title: "Man on the Scaffold!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: Willie Wopper [sign painter]
Others: Charlie, Sam [painters]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 1960s USA
Reprinted In: Vault of Evil#21
Synopsis: Willie claims to have magic paint, but his co-workers only laugh at him. While painting, a scaffold breaks and the figure Willie painted in the sign seemingly saves them; actually, Willie's paint hypnotized them into thinking the fall and the painting saving them occurred.
"The Mystery of the Purple Planet"

One Hundred Seven (April, 1963)

Title: "The Treasure of Planetoid 12!"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: An unnamed pilot
Villains: Charlie Nast [thief]
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 2100 AD; Planetoid 12
Reprinted In: Vault of Evil#22
Synopsis: Nast is fired for stealing from one job to another, but while planning to rob a TV studio, hears Planetoid 12 has been discovered and has something valuable. He keeps word from getting out and steals a rocket so he can arrive and claim the planetoid for himself; however, the planetoid contains nothing but geysers of water. He drinks some and is upset it's just regular water-- but it turns out it's the Fountain of Youth and it turns him into a baby.

Title: "Secret Weapon!"
Story: Stan Lee, Larry Lieber
Art: Larry Lieber, Sol Brodsky
Villains: Fedor Zelinski [Soviet spy], Soviet officials
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: 1960s USA
Synopsis: Zelinski steals a new experimental gas weapon, but accidentally exposes himself and his superiors to it: it's a shrinking formula which makes them as small as mice.

One Hundred Eight

Title: "The Iron Warrior"
Story: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Heroes: The Black Knight [animated suit of armour]
Villains: Sir Mogard [jealous knight]
Others: King Arthur Pendragon, Merlin
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: Medieval England, Camelot
Reprinted In: Marvel Super-Heroes#30
Synopsis: Mogard doubts Merlin's power and challenges him to a duel; Merlin chooses the Black Knight as his champion and the Black Knight defeats Mogard. Only then does Mogard learn the Black Knight was merely a suit of armour, proving Merlin's power.

Title: "The Silent Giant"
Story: Stan Lee, Larry Lieber
Art: Larry Lieber, Sol Brodsky
Heroes: Ben [old hermit]
Genre: Fantasy
Setting: 19th century, USA
Reprinted In: Marvel Super-Heroes#30
Synopsis: As Ben nears death he resents his Redwood tree, which is older than him. He tries to chop down the tree, but suffers a heart attack; dying, he transforms into a Redwood tree so he'll live forever with the other tree.

One Hundred Nine

"Earth Is Off Limits"
"Time Was..."

One Hundred Ten (July, 1963

Title: "We Search the Stars!"
Story: Stan Lee, Larry Lieber
Art: Larry Lieber, Matt Fox
Heroes: Sir Edward Ramsey [explorer]
Others: Caveman aliens
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Future, Sector X3B
Reprinted In: Fantasy Masterpieces#9
Synopsis: Ramsey sets out on an expedition to find a more highly-developed race in outer space; he finds a race of caveman-like aliens and departs, not realizing the "cavemen" were highly advanced telepaths.

One Hundred Eleven

"Beware the Machine"

One Hundred Twelve

"The Man Who Dared"
"I Saw the Impossible World"

One Hundred Thirteen (September, 1963)

"The Search For Shanng!"
"The Shoemaker's Strange Assistants"

One Hundred Seventy-Two (February, 1974)
"Voodoo" from Astonishing#56

One Hundred Seventy-Three (April, 1974)

"Bait" from World of Suspense#4

One Hundred Seventy-Four (June, 1974)

"Foolproof" from Mystery Tales#44

One Hundred Seventy-Five (August, 1974)

"Torr" from Amazing Adventures#1
"Midnight in the Wax Museum" from Amazing Adventures#1

One Hundred Seventy-Six (October, 1974)

"The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed" from Adventure Into Mystery#8

One Hundred Seventy-Seven (December, 1974)

"The Girl Behind the Glass" from Astonishing#59

Annual#1 (1962)

"Grottu, King of the Insects" from Strange Tales#73
"A Martian Walks Among Us" from Strange Tales#78
"I Come From the Shadow World" from Tales Of Suspense#7
"He Waits For Us in the Glacier" from Tales To Astonish#7
"Beware! The Ghosts Surround Me" from Strange Tales#76
"I Know the Secret of the Poltergeist!" from Tales To Astonish#1
"I Found the Giant in the Sky!" from Journey Into Mystery#55
"I Saw the Invasion of the Stone Men" from Tales To Astonish#6
"I Unleashed Shagg Upon the World" from Journey Into Mystery#59
"I Became a Human Bomb" from Tales To Astonish#6
"I Saw the Serpent That Saved the World" from Journey Into Mystery#55
"The Stranger in Space" from Journey Into Mystery#53
"I Saw Diablo! The Demon from the Fifth Dimension!" from Tales Of Suspense#9

Annual#2 (1963)

"I Was The Invisible Man!" from Strange Tales#67
"I Captured the Abominable Snowman" from Strange Worlds#1
"I Was Prisoner on the Planet of Plunder" from Strange Worlds#2
"I am Robot" from Strange Worlds#1
"Worlds Within Worlds!" from World of Fantasy#16
"I Was the Man Who Lived Twice!" from Strange Worlds#3
"I Fly to the Stars" from Strange Worlds#3
"Prison, 2000 AD" from World of Fantasy#16
"I am the Scourge of Atlantis" from Strange Worlds#2
"Nightmare Planet" from World of Fantasy#16

Marvel Masterworks Vol. 1 (2007)

"The Strange Man" from Strange Tales#1
"The Beast" from Strange Tales#1
"The Room That Didn't Exist" from Strange Tales#1
"A Call In the Night" from Strange Tales#1
"The Egg" from Strange Tales#2
"Trapped In the Tomb" from Strange Tales#2
"The Pin!" from Strange Tales#2
"The Island of Madmen" from Strange Tales#2
"The Shadow" from Strange Tales#3
"The Man Who Never Was" from Strange Tales#3
"Invisible Death" from Strange Tales#3
"The Madman!" from Strange Tales#3
"Voodoo" from Strange Tales#3
"It" from Strange Tales#4
"The Evil Eye" from Strange Tales#4
"Dial...City Morgue!" from Strange Tales#4
"Man On the Beach" from Strange Tales#4
"The Room Without a Door" from Strange Tales#5
"The Little Man Who Was There" from Strange Tales#5
"The Trap" from Strange Tales#5
"My Brother Harry" from Strange Tales#5
"Uninhabited" from Strange Tales#6
"Eyes of March" from Strange Tales#6
"The Back Door!" from Strange Tales#6
"The Killers" from Strange Tales#6
"The Ugly Man" from Strange Tales#6
"My Brother Talks To Bats!" from Strange Tales#7
"He Wished He Were a Vampire" from Strange Tales#7
"Tap! Tap! Tap!" from Strange Tales#7
"Who Stands In the Shadows?" from Strange Tales#7
"The Horrible Man" from Strange Tales#7
"The Storm" from Strange Tales#8
"The Old Mill" from Strange Tales#8
"Fame" from Strange Tales#8
"Something In the Fog" from Strange Tales#8
"If the Shoe Fits" from Strange Tales#8
"Drink Deep, Vampire" from Strange Tales#9
"Blind Date" from Strange Tales#9
"The Strange Game" from Strange Tales#9
"The Man From Mars" from Strange Tales#9
"The Voice of Doom" from Strange Tales#9
"The Boy Who Was Afraid" from Strange Tales#10
"The Monster's Son" from Strange Tales#10
"The Frightful Feet" from Strange Tales#10
"The Hidden Head" from Strange Tales#10
"Keep Out" from Strange Tales#10

Marvel Masterworks Vol. 2 (2009)

"The Devil and Donald Webster" from Strange Tales#11
"Walking Ghost" from Strange Tales#11
"O'Malley's Friend" from Strange Tales#11
"Darkness" from Strange Tales#11
"Love Story" from Strange Tales#12
"The Corpse" from Strange Tales#12
"The Warning!" from Strange Tales#12
"The Dumb Slob" from Strange Tales#12
"Graveyard At Midnight" from Strange Tales#12
"The Witching Hours!" from Strange Tales#13
"Death Makes a Deal" from Strange Tales#13
"The Hiding Place" from Strange Tales#13
"The Bugs" from Strange Tales#13
"The Secret of Christopher Morse" from Strange Tales#13
"Horrible Herman" from Strange Tales#14
"The Grinning Skulls!" from Strange Tales#14
"The Experiment!" from Strange Tales#14
"The Golden Coffin" from Strange Tales#14
"The Man Who Talked To Ghosts" from Strange Tales#14
"Mary and the Witch" from Strange Tales#15
"The Last Word" from Strange Tales#15
"Don't Look Down" from Strange Tales#15
"Afraid!" from Strange Tales#15
"He Walked Through the Wall" from Strange Tales#15
"You Can't Kill Me" from Strange Tales#16
"They Made Me a Ghost" from Strange Tales#16
"The Man In the Mud" from Strange Tales#16
"The Sissy" from Strange Tales#16
"Suicide" from Strange Tales#16
"Danny Had a Dream" from Strange Tales#17
"Feud" from Strange Tales#17
"The Big Kill!" from Strange Tales#17
"5 Years Too Late!" from Strange Tales#17
"Father-In-Law Trouble" from Strange Tales#17
"John Doe" from Strange Tales#18
"The Saucers Strike" from Strange Tales#18
"Witch-Hunt!" from Strange Tales#18
"Boris and the Bomb" from Strange Tales#18
"The Extra Coffin" from Strange Tales#19
"You Made the Pants Too Long" from Strange Tales#19
"The Rag Doll" from Strange Tales#19
"The Farmer Takes a Life!" from Strange Tales#19
"Look Out" from Strange Tales#19
"The Man Who Couldn't Be Punished" from Strange Tales#20
"He Swallowed It Up" from Strange Tales#20
"Wilbur" from Strange Tales#20
"Keep Your Eye On Junior" from Strange Tales#20
"The World I Lost" from Strange Tales#20

Marvel Masterworks Vol. 3 (2010)

"The Man Who Cried Vampire!" from Strange Tales#21
"Ball of Fire" from Strange Tales#21
"The Last Flying Saucer!" from Strange Tales#21
"The Man From Tomorrow" from Strange Tales#21
"The Monkey Glands from Strange Tales#21
"The Untouchable" from Strange Tales#22
"What Happened On the Moon?" from Strange Tales#22
"The Voice of Death" from Strange Tales#22
"Too Good To Be True" from Strange Tales#22
"The Corpse That Wasn't" from Strange Tales#22
"Welcome To Pluto" from Strange Tales#23
"The Man Who Knew Everything" from Strange Tales#23
"White On Black" from Strange Tales#23
"The Beginning!" from Strange Tales#23
"Can You Picture This?" from Strange Tales#23
"The Things In the Coffins" from Strange Tales#24
"Mission To Mars" from Strange Tales#24
"Russia" from Strange Tales#24
"Come In!" from Strange Tales#24
"The Fat Man" from Strange Tales#24
"The Final Hour" from Strange Tales#25
"In Disguise" from Strange Tales#25
"The Last Man On Earth" from Strange Tales#25
"The Long Sleep" from Strange Tales#25
"No Place To Go" from Strange Tales#25
"The Last Stop" from Strange Tales#26
"Guinea Pig" from Strange Tales#26
"A Grave Mistake" from Strange Tales#26
"To the Stars!" from Strange Tales#26
"It Could Be You" from Strange Tales#26
"The Poor Old Man" from Strange Tales#27
"The Cask In the Cave" from Strange Tales#27
"Progress" from Strange Tales#27
"The Garden of Death!" from Strange Tales#27
"Suffocation" from Strange Tales#27
"Come Share My Coffin" from Strange Tales#28
"With Knife In Hand" from Strange Tales#28
"The Coward" from Strange Tales#28
"Voices" from Strange Tales#28
"The Slums" from Strange Tales#28
"Witchcraft!" from Strange Tales#29
"Dead Beat" from Strange Tales#29
"One Must Die" from Strange Tales#29
"The Man In the Mask" from Strange Tales#29
"We Saw It Happen" from Strange Tales#29
"Science Fiction" from Strange Tales#30
"Look, Ma, a Vampire" from Strange Tales#30
"Kill Him" from Strange Tales#30
"The Slimy Things" from Strange Tales#30
"The Thing In the Box" from Strange Tales#30

Marvel Masterworks Vol. 4

"The Man Who Played With Blocks" from Strange Tales#31
"The Bum" from Strange Tales#31
"The Money Tree" from Strange Tales#31
"The First Man" from Strange Tales#31
"The Strange Ones" from Strange Tales#31
"Man Or Beast" from Strange Tales#32
"The Dreadful Disguise" from Strange Tales#32
"Harley's Friend" from Strange Tales#32
"The Wrong Man" from Strange Tales#32
"The Horrible Years" from Strange Tales#32
"A Giant Wasn't There" from Strange Tales#33
"The Schemers" from Strange Tales#33
"Step Lively, Please" from Strange Tales#33
"The Spy" from Strange Tales#33
"What Is It?" from Strange Tales#33
"Flesh and Blood" from Strange Tales#34
"Moment of Glory" from Strange Tales#34
"The Last Barrier" from Strange Tales#34
"The Strange Room" from Strange Tales#34
"Family Tree" from Strange Tales#34
"Danger Signal!" from Strange Tales#35
"The Man In the Bottle" from Strange Tales#35
"The Target" from Strange Tales#35
"The Character" from Strange Tales#35
"Freddy's Face" from Strange Tales#35
"The Man Who Turned Off The Sun" from Strange Tales#36
"The Girl Who Wouldn't Speak" from Strange Tales#36
"The Disy" from Strange Tales#36
"The Bell That Wouldn't Stop" from Strange Tales#36
"The Secret Weapon" from Strange Tales#36
"A Stroke of the Pen" from Strange Tales#37
"The Richest Man In the World" from Strange Tales#37
"Too Many Robots" from Strange Tales#37
"Out of the Storm" from Strange Tales#37
"Don't Think So Loud" from Strange Tales#37
"The Man In the Sky" from Strange Tales#38
"The Shaggy Creature" from Strange Tales#38
"No Escape" from Strange Tales#38
"True Crime" from Strange Tales#38
"The Boy Who Saw" from Strange Tales#38
"Karnoff's Plan" from Strange Tales#39
"Blind Spot" from Strange Tales#39
"The Secret of the Ship" from Strange Tales#39
"The Man Mountain" from Strange Tales#39
"Five Who Volunteered" from Strange Tales#39

Marvel Masterworks Vol. 5

"This Dark Cave" from Strange Tales#40
"A Stranger On Earth" from Strange Tales#40
"The Man Who Caught a Mermaid" from Strange Tales#40
"The End of Time" from Strange Tales#40
"No Place To Hide" from Strange Tales#40
"The Riddle of the Skull" from Strange Tales#41
"The Strange Stick" from Strange Tales#41
"They Won't Believe" from Strange Tales#41
"Man In the Dark" from Strange Tales#41
"The Fishman" from Strange Tales#41
"The Faceless One" from Strange Tales#42
"The Man Who Said No" from Strange Tales#42
"Moon-Man!" from Strange Tales#42
"The Vanishing Brain" from Strange Tales#42
"The Man In the Cell" from Strange Tales#42
"The Man Who Lived Twice" from Strange Tales#43
"I Saved Mankind" from Strange Tales#43
"Behind the Mask!" from Strange Tales#43
"The Mysterious Machine" from Strange Tales#43
"The Unbelievable Man" from Strange Tales#43
"The Man Who Ran Away" from Strange Tales#44
"One World At a Time" from Strange Tales#44
"The Mysterious Border" from Strange Tales#44
"Look Out Below" from Strange Tales#44
"Safari In the Sky" from Strange Tales#44
"Take a Giant Step" from Strange Tales#44
"Land of Vanishing Men" from Strange Tales#45
"The Night People" from Strange Tales#45
"The Eyes of Mr. Moody" from Strange Tales#45
"The Strange Exchange" from Strange Tales#45
"The Man Who Went Back" from Strange Tales#45
"Sorry, Wrong Planet" from Strange Tales#45
"The Sands Are Running Out" from Strange Tales#46
"The Man From Nowhere" from Strange Tales#46
"Repeat Performance" from Strange Tales#46
"The Wild, Wild Wind" from Strange Tales#46
"You Must Not Look" from Strange Tales#46
"The Greatest Experiment" from Strange Tales#46
"When Mankind Vanished" from Strange Tales#47
"Overflow" from Strange Tales#47
"When Sorcerers Meet" from Strange Tales#47
"The Trial of Dr. Volton" from Strange Tales#47
"The New Member" from Strange Tales#47
"The Hands" from Strange Tales#47
"The Deserted Lighthouse" from Strange Tales#48
"The Man Who Stole a Skyscraper" from Strange Tales#48
"The Men In Space" from Strange Tales#48
"I've Got To Hide" from Strange Tales#48
"Medicine Man" from Strange Tales#48
"The Last of Mr. Grimm" from Strange Tales#48

Marvel Masterworks Vol. 6

"Inside the Black Bag" from Strange Tales#49
"The Girl Who Saved the World" from Strange Tales#49
"Not Quite Human" from Strange Tales#49
"What Happened To Mr. Smith" from Strange Tales#49
"The Animal" from Strange Tales#49
"The Man Who Cried" from Strange Tales#49

"The End of the Line" from Strange Tales#50
"Both of Me" from Strange Tales#50
"The Fog The Couldn't Lift!" from Strange Tales#50
"The World Outside!" from Strange Tales#50
"The Needle Swings!" from Strange Tales#50
"Sleep, You Fool" from Strange Tales#50
"He Stalks By Night!" from Strange Tales#51
"The Insects" from Strange Tales#51
"Inside the Black Box" from Strange Tales#51
"No Place On Earth" from Strange Tales#51
"Blackout" from Strange Tales#51
"The Thing in the Jungle!" from Strange Tales#51
"Simon's Stooge" from Strange Tales#52
"Who Lurks There?" from Strange Tales#52
"The Empty Chair" from Strange Tales#52
"The Frightened Man" from Strange Tales#52
"The Last of Professor Hogarth" from Strange Tales#52
"You Can't Find Me" from Strange Tales#52
"I Died Tomorrow" from Strange Tales#53
"The Brute" from Strange Tales#53
"They Crawl By Night" from Strange Tales#53
"The Grey Thing" from Strange Tales#53
"The Man Who Crushed Rocks" from Strange Tales#53
"What Stanley Saw!" from Strange Tales#53
"A Witch By Night" from Strange Tales#54
"The Long Sleep" from Strange Tales#54
"Something Strange On the Sand" from Strange Tales#54
"Trapped In the Dark" from Strange Tales#54
"The Man Who Talked" from Strange Tales#54
"The Punishment of Paul Phillips" from Strange Tales#54
"The Jack-In-The-Box" from Strange Tales#55
"Octopus" from Strange Tales#55
"What Goes On Down There?" from Strange Tales#55
"Earth-Trap" from Strange Tales#55
"Man Without Fear" from Strange Tales#55
"The Threat From the Void" from Strange Tales#55
"Something Is On This Ship" from Strange Tales#56
"The Metal Master" from Strange Tales#56
"More Than a Mortal" from Strange Tales#56
"Hide-Out" from Strange Tales#56
"Nothing Can Stop It" from Strange Tales#56
"The Shock" from Strange Tales#56
"You Used To Be Me" from Strange Tales#57
"Murder On His Mind" from Strange Tales#57
"The Door That Wouldn't Open" from Strange Tales#57
"The Voice of Doom!" from Strange Tales#57
"Volcano!" from Strange Tales#57
"It Walks In the Night" from Strange Tales#57

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