Chris and Reggie’s Cosmic Treadmill

Cosmic Treadmill ep. 47 - Strange Tales #110 “Dr. Strange Master of Black Magic!”

July 9, 2017

Greetings, disciples of Vishanti! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) delve into the Black Arts of comic book creation and read Strange Tales #110 from 1963, paying special attention to the first appearance of Doctor Strange, "Dr. Strange Master of Black Magic!" After some biographical information about a couple of fellas named Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, they break down every comic book story in the issue, focusing on the third tale about Doctor Stephen Strange. Then they detail the publishing history of Doctor Strange, and wrap up the creator biographies, with some additional examination of Steve Ditko, the man--and the perception! By the Hoary Hosts of Hoggoth, I beseech thee listen to this episode!


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BREAK: Snippet of BBC program "In Search of Steve Ditko" by Jonathan Ross