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Amazing Adventures (1961) - #1
Atlas Comics


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  Editor(s):
Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

Cover Artist(s):
Richard 'Dick' Ayers
Jack 'King' Kirby
 

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Cover Date: June 1961
Cover Price: US $0.10

Issue Tagline: Join Us in the Search For Torr!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Amazing Fantasy Omnibus (2007) Omnibus
Amazing Fantasy Omnibus (2007) Omnibus (Dan Brereton Variant)
Marvel Visionaries: Jack Kirby (2004) HC vol. 01
Strange Tales (1951) #175
Weird Wonder Tales (1973) #19

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Writer(s):
Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'
Larry Lieber

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Jack 'King' Kirby

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Richard 'Dick' Ayers

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Synopsis:
Paul Ramsay is tried for murdering his friend and can't reveal that an alien had taken over John Carter's body for fear that his revelation will start an invasion.

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This story is divided into two parts: an untitled part one (6 pp) and part two—"Torr!" (7 pp). Reprinted: in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #175 (August 1974) in Amazing Fantasy Omnibus (Marvel, 2007 series) #[nn] (2007)

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Tom is a practical, doubting kind of person, who has no time for flights of fancy. As a child, he never had time for fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Then a young girl invites him to a costume party. He goes to the wrong address and encounters real life fairy tale creatures

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Pierre La Roc is a criminal on the run, he climbs in through an open widow to escape the police, and finds himself in a wax museum. He hides as part of one of the exhibits as the police search the place. After the police leave, the wax figures come to life and chase La Roc out of the building, whereupon he then surrenders to the police. Later, a policeman discusses the strange case with a figure in a top hat, who later returns to his place as one of the wax figures in the museum.

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Reprinted: in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #175 (August 1974) in Amazing Fantasy Omnibus (Marvel, 2007 series) #[nn] (2007)

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"I Am the Fantastic Dr. Droom!" - Edit this story

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In the City Medical Club, a group of doctors is discussing the Tibetan lama who has requested medical attention from a Western physician. Anthony Droom decides to lend a hand. The lama announced that he was fit to replace the aged master in his battle against evil and transforms him into an Asian.

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This is the first Doctor Droom [later retroactively renamed Doctor Druid] (introduction, origin) story, Droom was later renamed Doctor Druid retroactively Reprinted: in Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #19 (December 1976) [as a Doctor Druid story] in Marvel Masterworks: Jack Kirby (Marvel, 2004 series) #1 (2003) in Amazing Fantasy Omnibus (Marvel, 2007 series) #[nn] (2007) in Marvel Visionaries: Jack Kirby (Marvel, 2004 series) #1

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