Strange Tales #89

    Strange Tales » Strange Tales #89 - Fin Fang Foom! released by Marvel on October 1961.

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    Marvel Master Jack Kirby introduces Fin Fang Foom!


    1. Fin Fang Foom! - (Lee/Kirby) A half Chinese scholar living on Formosa is shunned by his family for not joining the Nationalist Chinese Army like his brother. He, however has his own plans to help defend the island from the Red Chinese - by sneaking to the mainland and raising the ancient dragon Fin Fang Foom!
    2. The Future
    3. The Green Things!
    4. The Touch of Midas!


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    Fin Fang FOOM!!! 0

    In the years that immediately proceeded the birth of Marvel Comics, the trend at Timely Comics was giant monsters. The release of the film Gojira in the early 50s started a booming interest in giant monsters, which was just the tonic comics needed given that the Comics Code Authority had spelled the death of horror comics. The CCA still had their way - monsters like the giant dragon Fin Fang Foom in this issue of Strange Tales still had to wear giant diapers for modesty sake - but by concentrati...

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    Chan must outwit Fin Fang Foom 0

    Story Information: Fin Fang Foom: Chan Liuchow lives in the Island of Formosa with his father and brother where they are under attack by the Communist. Chan’s father is disappointed that Chan doesn’t do anything active like his brother to save their land. Chan concocts a plan to rid the Communists his own way, by awakening the monster Fin Fang Foom. Chan has the herbs to awake the monster and also put him back to sleep, and goes to the crypt in the Inland where the Monster sleeps. He succeeds i...

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