Strange Tales #111: It's... ASBESTOS 15

Strange Tales #111, page 9, panel 4 Plot: Stan Lee

Story: H. Huntley

Art: Dick Ayers

Lettering: S. Harold

Earlier in the issue, the Asbestos Man claimed that his shield was made of iron, with no mention of asbestos. I guess someone re-thought this, as an iron shield would most likely have been melted into slag under an attack like this. So, we get the far more unlikely explanation that his shield is made of asbestos. Good at stopping fire, but probably fairly easy to punch into dust, which the Asbestos Man can inhale...

Check out our coverage of Strange Tales #111 on our fifteenth episode: Whence Came The Man of Asbestos