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Appearing in "River of the Dead!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Hither People (Also appears in dream/recap)
    • Lu-Pov (Dream/recap)
    • Princess Heru (Dream/recap) (Also impersonated by a Giant Slug)
  • Chak the Wing-Man (First appearance) (Unnamed)

Antagonists:

  • Red Lizardmen[1] (Dream/recap)
  • Wing-Men (Dream/recap)
  • Giant Slugs (First appearance)
  • Noltoi / Spider-Swarm (First appearance)
  • Phra (First appearance)

Other Characters:

Races and Species:

  • Humans
  • Martians
    • Hither People (Also appears in dream/recap)
      • Golden Ones (Also appears in dream/recap)
    • Red Lizardmen[1] (Dream/recap)
    • Wing-Men (Also appears in dream/recap)
      • Mutant Wing-Men (First appearance) (Unmentioned)
    • Noltoi / Spider-Swarm (First appearance)
  • Red Lizardmen' mounts (Dream/recap)
  • Ordlups (Dream/recap)
  • Giant Slugs (First appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Amulet of Understanding

Vehicles:

  • Funeral craft

Synopsis for "River of the Dead!"

  • Synopsis not yet written

Appearing in "What? What? What was Gargantus!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Strange Tales #80

Featured Characters:

  • Dan

Supporting Characters:

  • Billy

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • United States National Guard

Races and Species:

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • Norden Bathysphere

Synopsis for "What? What? What was Gargantus!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Strange Tales #80
Strange Tales Vol 1 80 001.jpg

Gargantus follows a deep-sea explorer back to the surface where he goes on a rampage until he runs out of breath.

Appearing in "The Thing from Dimension X!"

Reprint of the 3rd story from
Strange Tales #80

Featured Characters:

  • Lynwood

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Electrans
    • Koaa
    • Other Electrans (Unnamed)

Other Characters:

  • Lynwood's Boss (Unnamed)

Races and Species:

  • Electrans (First appearance)
  • Humans

Locations:

Items:

  • Lynwood's Dimension Connector (Destroyed)

Synopsis for "The Thing from Dimension X!"

Reprint of the 3rd story from
Strange Tales #80

A man builds a machine that can connect his world to other dimensions. Whilst asleep a race of creatures enter to his world through his machine and threaten to conquer the world. As they leave the cabin entry point they encounter large creatures in the shadows and attempt to use their weapons on them to no effect. They flee the giant creatures back into their dimension where the man smashes the machine to stop their return then he leave the cabin to check what spooked them. Outside he discovers giant footsteps and with the sun coming up he sees Mt. Rushmore in the distance and ponders if they had assisted in driving the creatures back.

Solicit Synopsis

Gullivar Jones, Warrior of Mars - facing the Spider-Swarm at the end of the River of Death! Far-out fantasy at its finest!

Notes

River of the Dead is freely adapted from the novel Lt. Gullivar Jones by Edwin L. Arnold.

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Creatures on the Loose #21
  2. Creatures on the Loose #18 mentions the Sun as being four millions when it is five in Gullivar Jones' age
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