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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published June 1974
Cover Price 0.25 USD
Pages 36
Editing Roy Thomas
Notes Letters page replies by Steve Englehart.

Cover Details - "It Lurks Within the Crystal Ball!"

Characters Dr. Strange
Synopsis Strange pulled into Orb of Agamotto by serpent.
Genre super-hero; occult
Pencils Frank Brunner (signed)
Inks Frank Brunner (signed)
Letters Gaspar Saladino

18 page Doctor Strange story "Through an Orb Darkly"

Synopsis First appearance of Silver Dagger, who infiltrates the Sanctum Sanctorum, throws silver dagger into Strange's back, and takes the Eye of Agamotto amulet and Clea. Strange is pulled into necromantic Orb of Agamotto. Meets cryptic hookah-smoking caterpillar.
Genre Superhero
Script Steve Englehart (co-plot; script); Frank Brunner (co-plot)
Pencils Frank Brunner
Inks Dick Giordano
Colors Glynis Wein
Letters John Costanza
Reprinted In Dr. Strange/Silver Dagger (Marvel, 1983 series) #1 February 1983