The Sandman Strikes! last edited by milleniumcyke on 07/04/18 09:39AM View full history

As never seen before! The Torch disguises himself as Spidey just so he can successfully scorch Sandman!

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  • The Sandman Strikes!
  • Zero of Time
  • The Origin of Dr. Strange
    • The readers demanded it and Stan and Steve delivered. This story shows Strange's arrogance as a top tier doctor, his car crash resulting in the nerve damage to his hands, his descent into dereliction and, finally, his meeting with the Ancient One. The action of the story features his discovery that Baron Mordo is secretly plotting against the Ancient One, but Strange, a mere human, can't do anything about it, or can he?
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The Most Unusual of the First Wave of Marvel Heroes 0

(review of the Dr. Strange story only)I was never a big fan of Steve Ditko. I knew he was renowned as the first artist of Spider-Man, but I always thought he was one of the worst Spider-Man artists. I found his renderings of Spider-Man lacking in anatomical detail and his compositions in general to be flat, two-dimensional, uninteresting.But then I discovered Dr. Strange and realized that this is where Ditko's heart was really at. Take 'The Origin of Dr. Strange' from Strange Tales 115. The pane...

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The Sandman Strikes! 0

This month sees the return of two Marvel celebrities of sorts in the form of Spider-Man's foe The Sandman, and the mysterious Dr. Strange who finally gets some sort of origin story. Part one which is penned by Lee and Ayers comes off like your typical Torch story; there's a villain (a much less engaged Sandman) and Johnny gets all heated about proving how hot he is, and he goes and manages to prove everyone wrong by being the Hero of the Day, and then he reminds us how great he is, and, yeah. On...

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