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Strange Tales (1998) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Strange Tales (1998) 1

    Cover by Arthur Suydam. Stories by J.M. DeMatteis, Paul Jenkins and Glenn Herdling. Art by Liam Sharp, Leonardo Manco and Mark Pajarillo & Jonathan Sibal. Step into the shadowed corners of The House of Ideas and enter Marvel's horror anthology! Continuing the adventure from Man-Thing (1997 3rd Series Marvel) #8: The muck monster collides with the Silver Surfer! As reality continues to fray at the edges, the Man-Thing and Ellen find themselves warped to an alien planet where the latest fragment of the Nexus is to be found. Unfortunately, the fragment's power is the only thing supporting life on this world...and it's under the protection of the Silver Surfer! As the swamp creature's dim consciousness becomes increasingly ruthless under the influence of the ancient entity within his staff, it looks like Ellen herself must decide whether to help the Surfer save the planet or help her ex-husband...and sacrifice a world to save the multiverse! Don't miss "Destroyer of Worlds"! Plus, continuing the story from Werewolf by Night (1998 2nd Series) #6: Jack Russell begins to question his own control over his lupine alter-ego when he finds a dead body in his subterranean lair! And if he didn't kill this person, he better get to the truth behind this heinous act...before two of New York's finest do in "Love Is Colder Than Death: Part 2"! Also: In an all-new back-up story, Simon Garth, the Zombie, comes alive in a tale of lost love and revenge in New Orleans! Check out "A Tomb For Two"! 64 pages, full color. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #2A
    Strange Tales (1998) 2A

    Man-Thing and Werewolf by Night star in this giant 64-page horror anthology! In MAN-THING: The end of reality begins here in the first chapter of the saga that alters the muck monster's status quo forever! All of the fragments of the shattered Nexus of All Realities have been gathered...and the players have assembled in the Florida swamps for the final act! Now, the demonic Mr. Termineus steps forward with his new disciple Job (the biological son of Ted and Ellen Sallis) and reveals his master plan! Written by J.M. DeMatteis. Art by Liam Sharp. In WEREWOLF BY NIGHT: Brother Steven and his clan of vampires wreak more havoc on the city--as well as Jack Russell! Written by Paul Jenkins. Art by Leonardo Manco. Plus: In a bonus 10-page tale, a small town magistrate in ancient China ignores the warnings of a wise monk...and comes face-to-face with a vampire! Written by John Kuramoto. Art by Paul Lee. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Strange Tales (1998) 2B

    Man-Thing and Werewolf by Night star in this giant 64-page horror anthology! In MAN-THING: The end of reality begins here in the first chapter of the saga that alters the muck monster's status quo forever! All of the fragments of the shattered Nexus of All Realities have been gathered...and the players have assembled in the Florida swamps for the final act! Now, the demonic Mr. Termineus steps forward with his new disciple Job (the biological son of Ted and Ellen Sallis) and reveals his master plan! Written by J.M. DeMatteis. Art by Liam Sharp. In WEREWOLF BY NIGHT: Brother Steven and his clan of vampires wreak more havoc on the city--as well as Jack Russell! Written by Paul Jenkins. Art by Leonardo Manco. Plus: In a bonus 10-page tale, a small town magistrate in ancient China ignores the warnings of a wise monk...and comes face-to-face with a vampire! Written by John Kuramoto. Art by Paul Lee. #2B cover by Neal Adams. Cover price $4.99.