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From the Mouths of the Marvels:

"In Strange Tales #110 and #111, we introduced the mystifying Dr. Strange! Then we waited to receive your letters, to see if you would want him continued! Well, your enthusiastic mail left us only one choice, and so...we proudly present the third in our newest series..."

-- Stan Lee, page 1

Baron Mordo and Doctor Strange, in pitched battle in another plane of reality!


Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #114
November 1963 5 pages

Script: Stan Lee Letters: Sam Rosen
Pencils: Steve Ditko Inks: Steve Ditko

Title: "The Return of the Omnipotent Baron Mordo!

First Appearance: Victoria Bentley, "Sir Clive Bentley"

Villain: Baron Mordo

Guest Appearance: Victoria Bentley, Ancient One

Innovations: First use of the name "The Ancient One", mental projecto-image

Letters Page: No letters page in this issue!

Synopsis: Baron Mordo pretends to be Sir Clive Bentley, calling on Dr. Strange to come help him. The good doctor travels to Bentley's estate, where he finds himself trapped inside the house by Mordo! The Ancient One consults with Dr. Strange and offers to help him, but Strange refuses, saying he must stand up to Baron Mordo himself. As he stands trapped in the room, he sends out mental signals to the daughter of Clive Bentley, and she walks across the countryside to the castle, where she snuffs out the candles that cast the stasis spell.

Baron Mordo returnsand the two sorcerors duel in final battle, as Dr. Strange proves too powerful and wins. Ms. Bentley asks to be his disciple, but he refuses, telling her she must wait until Mordo is defeated once and for all.

--synopsis and panel images by Gormuu

Issues Reprinted
Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #110-111, 114-141

Click on cover image to learn more about each issue.

ST #110 ST #111 ST #114 ST #115 ST #116 ST #117
ST #118 ST #119 ST #120 ST #121 ST #122 ST #123
ST #124 ST #125 ST #126 ST #127 ST #128 ST #129
ST #130 ST #131 ST #132 ST #133 ST #134 ST #135
ST #136 ST #137 ST #138 ST #139 ST #140 ST #141


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