Strange Tales #108: It’s… ASBESTOS!!! 12

Strange Tales #108, page 12, panel 3

Strange Tales #108, page 12, panel 3

Plot: Stan Lee

Script: Robert Bernstein

Art: Jack Kirby

Inking: Dick Ayers

Lettering: Terry Szenics

In amongst all this talk of magical paint that allows the user’s imagination to come to life when used, it’s been pretty much overlooked that this is not the Painter’s greatest asset. And no, I’m not talking about his moustache.

Wilhelm van Vile’s greatest asset is his ability to paint complete scenarios in a matter of seconds. At no point in the story is it mentioned that he can paint a picture then will it to life at a later point. So, we have to assume that the animated mascots came to life, at which point he started painting an asbestos cell along with members of the Fantastic Four. As this springs up within a page, he must have been daubing away like the devil to get it done in time.

No wonder his attention to details is a little shaky!

Check out our coverage of Strange Tales #108 on our twelfth episode: HYPNOFISH!!!

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