Quote1.png So long as Grogg roams behind the iron curtain, so long will tyranny live in fear!... And I am free to devote my scientific talent working for the cause of democracy and peace throughout the world! Quote2.png
-- Miklos Kozlov


Appearing in "From Out of the Black Pit Came... Grogg!"

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Antagonists:

  • Grogg Next Appearance of Grogg (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Tribals
    • Tribal Chief (Unnamed)
    • Other Tribals (Unnamed)
  • USAF

Races and Species:

  • Dragons (Main story and flashback)
  • Humans (Main story and flashback)

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Synopsis for "From Out of the Black Pit Came... Grogg!"

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Atomic tests awaken an ancient dragon named Grogg. Grogg begins to terrorize a nearby village and Vorcutsky and Kozlov try to escape by plane. Grogg downs the plane and Vorcutsky tells the dragon that Kozlov was the one responsible for disturbing his rest. Hiding in a cave, Kozlov evaded Grogg's wrath by using a smoke grenade to obfuscate his escape.



Appearing in "Make A Wish"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Journey into Mystery #25.

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Other Characters:

  • Mrs. Gordon
  • Mr. Gordon

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Synopsis for "Make A Wish"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Journey into Mystery #25.

A man invents a wishing machine but loses the prototype on the way to the patent office.

Appearing in "The Masquerade Party"

Featured Characters:

  • Cara Frost

Supporting Characters:

  • Mr. Frost (Cara's Father)

Antagonists:

  • Alice Dodd/Bond
  • "Demon" (Rex Bond)

Other Characters:

  • Mr. Dodd (Alice's Father) (Mentioned)

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Synopsis for "The Masquerade Party"

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A spoiled rich girl always pays everyone back for even the most trivial imagined slights. When someone takes away some man she's got her eye on, she resolves to throw a costume party at the same time so that no one will show up for her rival's party. A cruel and arrogant demon crashes the party and treats the guests like garbage and the spoiled rich girl thinks she's found true love at last. When the clock strikes midnight, asks the demon to unmask and he replies "What mask, my love?" She faints, and when she recovers she resolves to turn over a new leaf, but the reader sees that it was just the boyfriend of the woman who's party was ruined giving the spoiled girl a little of her own payback.



Appearing in "The Menace of Shandu!"

Featured Characters:

  • Tommy Jones

Antagonists:

  • Shandu

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Synopsis for "The Menace of Shandu!"

A boy enters a book store and buys a book about summoning genies. He ends up summoning Shandu who informs the boy that he will grant him a single wish before destroying him. The boy wishes for everything to go back to the way it was before entering the shop only this time he does not pick up the book.

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