Strange Tales #126: Flame On 77
Stan Lee Is Our Inspired Writer
Dick Ayers Is Our Admired Penciller
Paul Reinman Is Our Desired Inker
S. Rosen Is Our Tired Letterer
Oh, hi there Strange Tales. You've been... missed? No, that's not quite the word... Well, there's only 8 of these to go, and then we can focus (almost) exclusively on the Fantastic Four.
In the meantime, the never-quite-potent match-up of The Mad Thinker and The Puppet Master team up to Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm. The villains decide to take on the heroes, because as a team, the entire Fantastic Four is just too much for them. The plan takes the form of the Thinker calculating the exact moment that Ben and Johnny leave in the Fantasticar to pick up their girlfriends for their double-date, then causing fisticuffs to occur.
Such genius. Very clever. Wow.
Anyway, we get another orphaned 'flame on', floating unattached in the air like a clumsily-placed sound effect.
Check out our coverage of Strange Tales #126 on our thirty-sixth episode: John Byrne Quits Comics