STRANGE TALES #103 (1963)

But for the inclusion of Human Torch, this story could almost be a generic Strange Tale.

Human Torch literally happens upon some invaders from “the 5th Dimension,” gets captured, taken to their home, incites a revolution…

…gets a groupie…

…And then goes back home.

This is pretty much how dozens of Moses-adjacent sci-fi stories go.

Roy Thomas will bring back the girl, Valeria, and Xemu and Phineas (also from this story) in a couple FF issues in 1975, so I’m tagging them here.

TALES TO ASTONISH #36-37 (1962)

I’m grouping these two issues together because, collectively, they’re less than a full comic book worth of Marvel 616 story. Two short Hank Pym tales, with nothing of great importance. …