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Strange tales comic books issue 69

  • Issue #69
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 69
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, slightly interrupts art and story.

    Prototype issue (Professor X). Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "The Man In The Iron Box!", art by Carl Burgos; Certain that the world will soon descend into nuclear war, a brilliant scientist goes into cryogenic suspension for a million years, hoping to awaken in a more enlightened time. "The Talent" text story. "Rocket Ship X-200," art by Don Heck; An aging space pilot is mocked for his slow ship, but when an invading armada approaches Earth his ship is the first to see it. "Journey into Nowhere!", art by Joe Sinnott; Two scientists try to travel to the future, but arrive in the stone age; They believe they have proved travel into the future impossible, not suspecting that they actually saw the world after the destruction of civilization by war. "The World That Was Lost!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; An old eccentric in a wheelchair hires a sea captain to take him to a spot where he believes that the lost continent of Atlantis lies; When they reach their destination he reveals himself to be a merman and thanks the sailors for bringing him home before diving overboard. "The Threat from the 5th Dimension!", art by Steve Ditko; The 5th dimension is the dream dimension; The creatures there are trying to pass into this dimension, but belief in their existence as opposed to surmising a mere dream experience disrupts the structure of the dream dimension. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.