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Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #169
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 169
    • Maverick corner on one interior page.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2020331009
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3825546013
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    • 1/2" Spine split. Oxidation.
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    Doctor Strange stories continued from Strange Tales. 1st Doctor Strange in his own title. Cover art by Dan Adkins. The Coming of... Dr. Strange, script by Roy Thomas, art by Dan Adkins; Origin of Dr. Strange retold; Stephen Strange seeks out the Ancient One in Himalayas in hope of a cure for his damaged nerves; He discovers that Baron Mordo, a pupil of the Ancient One, is plotting to kill his teacher; Strange warns the Ancient One and then asks to study the mystic arts. House ad for Amazing Spider-Man #61 and Thor #152. Letter to the editor from comics historian George Olshevski. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #170
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 170
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      Other items consigned by Bud Plant
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    • 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Dan Adkins. To Dream-- Perchance to Die!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Dan Adkins; Dr. Strange battles against Nightmare within the mind of the Ancient One. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #171
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 171
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    Cover art by Dan Adkins. In the Shadow of... Death!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Tom Palmer, inks by Dan Adkins; Strange, with Victoria Bentley as his mystic consort, seeks Clea in the Realm Unknown, only to confront Dormammu! Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #172
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 172
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. Gene Colan (pencils) and Tom Palmer (inks) begin their legendary work together in the story I, Dormammu; Strange frees Clea and Victoria Bentley from the Realm Unknown; Dormammu summons Umar; Strange challenges Dormammu at the Doorway to the Dimensions. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #173
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 173
    Auction opens later today
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    Cover art by Dan Adkins. While a World Waits!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Umar frees Strange, via suggestion from Clea and Victoria Bentley; Dormammu defeated by his own vow never to enter the Earth dimension; curse returns him to the Dark Dimension; Dr. Benton, former medical colleague, offers consultant position to Strange. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #174
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 174
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. The Power and the Pendulum, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Strange battles Lord Nekron, who has made a bargain with Supreme Satannish for eternal fame and immortal life, provided he finds a mystic to take his place within one year; Strange makes time go faster and Satannish claims Nekron; First appearance of the Supreme Satannish (only hinted at previously); Clea appearance. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #175
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 175
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan and Marie Severin, inks by Tom Palmer and Marie Severin. Unto Us... The Sons of Satannish, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Clea is taken by Admodeus, of the Sons of the Satannish. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #176
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 176
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. O Grave Where Is Thy Victory?, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; the Sons of the Satannish take Strange's cloak, amulet, and Book of the Vishanti, then exile Strange and Clea to a savage world. House ad for Spectacular Spider-Man magazine #2. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #177
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 177
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0330477025
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #0267384028
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    • Water damage.

    Dr. Strange gets a new costume that fans didn't care for in 1969--but it looks pretty cool to us! Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. The Cult and the Curse, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Asmodeus assumes form of Dr. Strange, to fool Ancient One; Strange takes on new masked costume. Asmodeus recites the Spell of Fire and Ice with dying breath, releasing Ymir the frost giant and Surtur the fire demon. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #178
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 178
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. With One Beside Him, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Strange enlists Black Knight, to enter realm of Tiboro to free imprisoned Sons of the Satannish, who may know how to reverse Spell of Fire and Ice spoken by Asmodeus; Continued in Avengers #61. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #179
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 179
    • Water damage.
    Auction opens January 24
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. This issue reprints "The Wondrous World of Dr. Strange" by Stan Lee (script) and Steve Ditko (art) from Amazing Spider-Man Annual 2; Strange and Spider-Man battle Xandu, who has the Wand of Watoomb. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #180
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 180
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    Cover pencils by Gene Colan (Dr. Strange figure) and Steve Ditko (Eternity figure), inks by Tom Palmer (Dr. Strange figure) and Steve Ditko (Eternity figure). Eternity, Eternity, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Nightmare attacks on New Year's Eve at Times Square; Reveals he has captured Eternity; Clea guest stars; Cameo appearance by writer Tom Wolfe. Dr. Strange pin-up by Colan. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #181
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 181
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Pedigree: Savannah
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Savannah
    • Label #1029252015
    Auction opens later today
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    Last 12-cent issue. Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. If a World Should Die Before I Wake, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Strange enters the Dream Dimension to battle Nightmare and free Eternity; Nightmare turns the Eye of Agamotto against Strange; Clea appearance. Letter to the editor from comics artist Scott Shaw. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #182
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 182
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    First 15-cent issue. Cover pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. And Juggernaut Makes Three!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; Strange leads Juggernaut from the Crimson Cosmos into the Dream Dimension; Nightmare and Juggernaut's errant spells free Eternity; Eternity changes Strange's name to Stephen Sanders; appearance by Clea. Letters to the editor from author Tom Wolfe and comics artist Walt Simonson (misspelled "Simerson"). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #183
    Doctor Strange (1968 1st Series) 183
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Northland. Scuffing to inner well. Cracking to bottom left corner.
    • Label #1219146006

    Final Issue - Part 1 of 3 - First appearance of the Undying Ones in They Walk By Night!; Kenneth Ward, explorer and old friend of Strange, discovers idol of the Undying Ones. Strange defeats 3 demons who want the idol; Ward dies of heart failure; Clea appearance; Eternity cameo; The story continues in Sub-Mariner 22 and concludes in Incredible Hulk 126. The letters page contains a note from author Tom Wolfe. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.15. NOTE: This is the three-part tale that saw the beginnings of the partnership that would lead Doctor Strange, Sub-Mariner, and the Hulk to becoming Marvel's Defenders. - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist Cover price $0.15.