Vintage Comics Marvel’s Strange Tales #148 September 1966 Bagged And Boarded Fantastic Cover Art!
Marvel’s Strange Tales #148 September 1966 Bagged And Boarded Fantastic Cover Art! Cover art by Bill Everett. “Death Before Dishonor!”, script by Jack Kirby, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Don Heck, inks by Don Heck; Dugan is shattered when he thinks Fury is killed in a fire-bombing attack by A.I.M., only to discover it was actually a Life Model Decoy; Fury realizes their movements are under video-surveillance by the enemy. Count Royale and his A.I.M. cohorts are amazed at how sophisticated the L.M.D.s are and plan to steal one. “The Origin of the Ancient One!”, script by Denny O’Neil and Bill Everett (co-plot), art by Bill Everett; The Ancient One tells Strange of his early life in Kamar-Taj, a hidden land in the Himalayas; He & Kaluu were born there, but while Strange’s mentor sought to use magic for good, Kaluu dreamed of power; Kaluu mentally gained control of the people, imprisoned his once-friend, and enslaved neighboring lands. Merry Marvel Marching Society info and coupon. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.