Strange Tales #99

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
August 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
Stan Lee

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Mister Morgan's Monster! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Show/hide 1. Mister Morgan's Monster Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Philip Morgan; Mrs. Morgan

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Fantasy Masterpieces (Marvel, 1966 series) #11 (October 1967)
Mister Morgan's Monster
 
United States
Monsters on the Prowl (Marvel, 1971 series) #16 (April 1972)
Mister Morgan's Monster
 
Australia
Super Giant (KG Murray, 1974 series) #9 ([May 1974?])
Mister Morgan's Monster
 
United States
Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #10 (June 1975)
Mister Morgan's Monster
From GCD
in Fantasy Masterpieces (Marvel, 1966 series) #11 (August 1966)
in Monsters on the Prowl (Marvel, 1971 series) #16 (April 1972)
in Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #10 (June 1975)
 
from Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #99 (August 1962)

Synopsis

Humanoid robots are banned, but their inventor keeps one in secret, and aliens try to turn it against humanity. It resists and they are forced to flee, but the robot’s inventor thinks that it disobeyed him by leaving hiding, not knowing that it saved humanity.

Notes

Set after 2090.

Show/hide 2. Music Master Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
G-804
Characters
Joe; Gus; Angelo

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #39 (October 1955)

Synopsis

A struggling band takes on a poor but talented young harp player who turns out to be a young angel studying on Earth.

Notes

Text story with illustration.

Show/hide 3. The Day Before Doomsday! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
John Peterson; Premier Zorkon

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Synopsis

A US scientist defects to the USSR and builds a large dome to protect their leaders from retaliation, allowing a massive strike on the US. The dome is really a pod to launch them into space.

Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series).

Show/hide 4. The Man In the Glass Cage! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Characters
Joe Phelps; Anita Rogers; Bob

Credits

Art
Don Heck

Reprint history

From GCD
in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #10 (June 1975)

Synopsis

A sound engineer tries to kill a girl who spurned him using sound waves. When they fail, he is confused, and, is killed by the waves which didn't affect the secretly hard-of-hearing girl.

Show/hide 5. A Switch in Time! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Karl Kargon

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko

Reprint history

From GCD
in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #12 (October 1975)

Synopsis

In the year 2050 a prisoner reads about the invention of a time machine and so breaks jail to return to the past to rub out the one witness to his crime. However, as he attempts to assault the man, he realizes that he has been rendered intangible like a ghost so as to be unable to effect any change in the course of events.

Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series).


Notes

Distributed to newstands in May 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Some information on this issue supplied by Tom Lammers and the Timely/Atlas discussion list. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40767

Index completed

  • 23/07/2011