Appearing in "Fin Fang Foom!"
- Chan Liuchow (First appearance)
- Fin Fang Foom (First appearance)
Synopsis for "Fin Fang Foom!"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"
Synopsis for "The Future"
Appearing in "The Green Things!"
Synopsis for "The Green Things!"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!"
- Midas (Only in flashback)
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.
- "Fin Fang Foom!" is reprinted in Fantasy Masterpieces (Volume 1) #2, Where Monsters Dwell #21 and Hulk vs. Fin Fang Foom #1.
- One panel from this issue is partially reprinted in Astonishing Tales #1.
- 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 (Volume 1) #274 and #272 (respectively). He appears next in Astonishing Tales #23.
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