What a great page from Steve Ditko! The rest of this issue of Strange Tales is pretty awesome, too – a personal favorite of ours. Jack Kirby and giant ants to lead off!
– From Strange Tales #73; Marvel, 1960
Prototype issue (Ant-Man). “Grottu, King of the Insects!” with pencils by Jack Kirby; “I Saw the End of the World!” with art by Steve Ditko; “I Was Captured By the Mole Men!” with art by Don Heck; “I Am a Walking Time Bomb” with art by Paul Reinman; plus a two-page text story, “The Tree.” Kirby cover pencils. Cover price $0.10.