Strange Tales #114: It’s… ASBESTOS 17

Strange Tales #114, page 17, panel 5

Strange Tales #114, page 17, panel 5

Written by: Stan Lee

Drawn by: Jack Kirby

Inked by: Dick Ayers

Lettered by: S. Rosen

I’m not sure why Johnny should be so surprised that he has been outsmarted yet again – with the levels of intelligence he’s previously displayed in Strange Tales, it’s hardly surprising that one of his enemies has gained the upper hand. Of course, he probably wasn’t expecting an asbestos-lined delivery truck.

Nobody expects an asbestos-lined delivery truck.

It’s chief weapon is fear. Fear and surprise. It’s two weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency. It’s three weapons are fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency, and an almost fanatical devotion to extinguishing fire.

Amongst its weaponry are fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency, an almost fanatical devotion to extinguishing fire, and nice grey walls. Oh, damn…

Check out our coverage of Strange Tales #114 on our twentieth episode: The (Pre-Emptive) Return of Captain America (Secret Wars II Continues In This Episode)

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