Strange Tales #127: Nova Time 11
Written by the Overlord of Originality… Stan Lee
Illustrated by the Archduke of Action… Dick Ayers
Inked by the High Priest of Highlights… Paul Reinman
Lettered by the Lama of Lexicography… Art Simek
Even the worst issue of Strange Tales can contain something decent, and this panel qualifies as decent. Only just qualifies, mind you, but qualifies nonetheless. This is a really nice, simple depiction of Johnny going full nova against the mysterious villain. It's lucky that, with Ben's head stuck in a crack in the rock, he doesn't blind his sometime friend.
Check out our coverage of Strange Tales #127 on our thirty-seventh episode: Yes, Mr Lister, Sir!