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Strange tales comic books issue 70

  • Issue #70
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 70

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    Prototype issue (Giant Man). Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "A Giant Walks the Earth!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; A short lab assistant works on a growth serum to gain a normal man's height; The serum works too well, and he continues to grow so tall his life is endangered when the air becomes too thin to breathe. "The Comic" text story. "Earth in Chains!", art by Paul Reinman; Aliens from the planet Regulus colonize Earth, treating humans as little more than animals; They must withdraw only because of their vulnerability to Earth's germs. "Ghost Ship!", art by Carl Burgos; The US Coast Guard finds an abandoned Soviet submarine; The log book shows that they mistook an alien craft for an experimental American ship and tried to ram it. "Escape to Tomorrow!", art by Paul Reinman; A criminal hears of the invention of a time machine; He robs a bank and then escapes 50 years into the future; Once there, he discovers that under the new world government, US money is useless. "When Wakes the Sphinx!", art by Steve Ditko; An Egyptian and a tourist see the Sphinx come to life and chase off Alien invaders. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.