Appearing in "Homecoming!"Edit
- The Ancient One's Sanctum, Himalayas
Synopsis for "Homecoming!"Edit
Dr. Strange returns to the Ancient One's sanctum, there he tells Hamir of the events that led to the death of the Ancient One, and Strange's adoption of the title Sorcerer Supreme. Strange then tells Hamir to close down the temple for good.
Appearing in "The Origin of Dr. Strange"Edit
Synopsis for "The Origin of Dr. Strange"Edit
This story is reprinted from Strange Tales #115.
Doctor Stephen Strange is a famous surgeon who works only for money, not caring for his patients nor interested in medical research. An auto accident damages the nerves in his hands severely and he can never perform an operation again. The proud Strange refuses to work for others and ends up on the street. He learns about the healing powers of the Ancient One and travels to his sanctuary in India. The Ancient One refuses to heal Strange because of his selfish motives, but sudden snow forces Strange to remain in the sanctuary until the snow thaws. Here he witnesses the Ancient One's pupil, Baron Mordo, launch magical attacks upon his master. Mordo casts a spell upon Strange to stop him from warning the Ancient One of the attacks' origins. Strange, therefore, resolves to learn the secrets of black magics to defeat Mordo himself. The Ancient One accepts Strange as his disciple and dispels Mordo's spell, which he had known about all along.
Appearing in "The Many Traps of Baron Mordo"Edit
Synopsis for "The Many Traps of Baron Mordo"Edit
This story is reprinted from Strange Tales #117.
Using a miniature replica of Doctor Strange's house, Baron Mordo creates a magical trap that transports Strange and his home into an unknown dimension. Seeking the spell's source, Doctor Strange travels in ethereal form to the home of Baron Mordo where he falls into another trap, a bottle like prison. Mordo arrives at the Ancient One's house only to discover that Strange has reached there before him. Mordo's magical prison had no floor. By descending downwards through the Earth, Strange had eventually weakened the spell enough to break free. In the following magical battle, Doctor Strange's good powers defeats Mordo's evil ones.
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