Strange tales comic books issue 117
- 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic.
- 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
- 2" spine split from top. Centerfold is detached at one staple.
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Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko (Eel figure), inks by Sol Brodsky and Steve Ditko (Eel Figure). The Human Torch battles the Eel (from issue #112) in "The Return of the Eel!", script by Stan Lee (co-plot, script) and Dick Ayers (co-plot, un-credited), art by Dick Ayers; Having served his time, The Eel is released from jail, but Johnny's suspicious because he left prison wearing his Eel costume; Taking a security guard job at an aquarium, The Eel begins pulling crimes. "From Outer Space" text story. "The Many Traps of Baron Mordo!", script by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (co-plot), art by Steve Ditko; Mordo places a spell over Strange's house that causes it to vanish to another dimension; Strange manages to track Mordo down using his ethereal form, but it becomes trapped in Mordo's lair; Mordo goes to see The Ancient One, claiming he's changed his way, just so he can attack him unawares. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.