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Strange tales comic books issue 73

  • Issue #73
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 73
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #03526D-008
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch.

    Prototype issue (Ant-Man). Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Bill Everett. "Grottu, King of the Insects!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Bill Everett; A journalist and an archaeologist go to Africa and find an atomically mutated giant ant with super-intelligence; The giant ant tries to lead an army of insects to world conquest. "I Saw the End of the World!", art by Steve Ditko; A scientist builds a time machine and uses it to travel into the future against the advice of his peers; He finds that time is an infinite loop. "The Tree" text story. "I Was Captured by the Mole Men!", art by Don Heck; A subway train full of people is hijacked and held by a subterranean race; The police fight the creatures and retrieve the train. "I Am a Walking Time Bomb," art by Paul Reinman; A robot is sent to Earth by alien conquerors to force them to surrender or be destroyed. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.