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Quote1.png For me, the tale is ended! But somewhere in Red China, men silently tremble at the mention of a name! A name which still may prevent the launching of a red invasion! A name which they can never forget! The name of... Fin Fang Foom! Quote2.png
-- Chan Liuchow


Appearing in "Fin Fang Foom!"

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  • Mr. Liuchow (Chung & Chan's father) (Only appearance)[1]

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Synopsis for "Fin Fang Foom!"

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Fin Fang Foom is deliberately awakened from his slumber in a tomb by teenager Chen Liuchow, whose homeland is under threat from the Communist Chinese. Liuchow taunts Foom with the threat of the sleep herb, goading the dragon into chasing him, and leads him straight into the Communist camp, which Foom decimates. Liuchow subsequently leads Fin Fang Foom back into his tomb, where the application of the herb returns Foom to his sleep.



Appearing in "The Future"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Mystical Tales #3.

Featured Characters:

  • Ted Jason

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Synopsis for "The Future"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Mystical Tales #3.

A quiz show host finds himself mysteriously transported to the far future for a brief time.

Appearing in "The Green Things!"

Featured Characters:

  • Martin Kastle (Only appearance)[1]

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  • Martin's "Friends"

Antagonists:

  • Burglar

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  • Martin Kastle's Home

Synopsis for "The Green Things!"

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A thief attempts a robbery in a wealthy man's greenhouse but the plants come to his aid and seize the thief's gun and keep him covered with it.



Appearing in "The Touch of Midas!"

Featured Characters:

  • Simon Kluge (Only appearance)[1]

Supporting Characters:

  • Old Man (Unnamed)

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  • Kluge's Butler (Unnamed)
  • Midas (Only in flashback)

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Synopsis for "The Touch of Midas!"

A greedy man locates the source of Midas’s power, planning to stop the undesirable effects with gloves. He gains the power but finds that his gloves turn to gold, dooming him to the same fate as Midas.

Notes

  • First appearance of Fin Fang Foom, arguably the most famous of Jack Kirby's stable of giant monster characters that were popular in the 1960s. This is the only Silver Age appearance of Fin Fang Foom. He makes a chronologically earlier appearance in the flashback sequences from Iron Man #274 and #272 (respectively). He appears next in Astonishing Tales #23.

See Also

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Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks



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