Strange Tales 70

Title Published
June 1951 to September 1962
Issue Numbers
1 to 100
Number of Issues
Strange Tales 70 Cover Image
Issue Information
Cover Date
August 1959
Indicia Frequency
Indicia Publisher
Zenith Publishing Corp.
Cover Titles
When Wakes the Sphinx!
Cover Credits
Jack Kirby pencils attributed
Dick Ayers inks attributed
Title Pages Credits
  T-299 A Giant Walks the Earth!

Notes: Title character shows certain similarities to later Giant-Man character; cf. Tales to Astonish 49 (Dec 1963).
5 pg art Jack Kirby pencils attributed
Christopher Rule inks attributed

Tom Lammers: Story Information
  J-214 The Comic 2 pg text
  T-279 Earth in Chains!

Notes: Plot resolution identical to that in H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds (1898): invading aliens defeated by ordinary environmental microbes.
5 pg art Paul Reinman pencils signed

Tom Lammers: Story Information
  T-307 Ghost Ship! 4 pg art Carl Burgos pencils attributed

Tom Lammers: Story Information
  T-308 Escape to Tomorrow! 4 pg art Paul Reinman pencils signed
T-291 When Wakes the Sphinx!

Notes: Click here to see John Kaminski's profile on Zokae & Okzik, the two aliens from this story.
5 pg art Steve Ditko pencils signed