Tremble, puny humans! It is I -- Bloggurr, the thing from the search engine!
As we discovered the other day, Tales to Astonish had more than its fair share of monsters.
But it was nothing compared to Strange Tales.
So many are the monsters that mag inflicted on us, before Dr Strange came along to make sure we need never worry about monsters again, that I'm going to have to break this post down into two parts just to fit them all in.
Speaking of things that struggle to fit in, it's the Colossus!
He doesn't have a name but he doesn't need one because no human can beat him.
Somehow I suspect that, in this very tale, one does.
Dragoom - the flaming intruder!
And a flaming nuisance.
I remember reading this tale in one of Marvel's 1970s reprint mags. Sadly, I don't recall what happened in it.
A legend is born!
Fin Fang Foom is on the rampage.
And how long can it be before he starts to use the Great Wall of China as a whip?
Gargantus. The thing that walks like a man!
Gargantus - the thing that still walks like a man.
Gorgolla. A monster so hard he steals Gorgilla's name.
This is another one I read in a Marvel reprint mag. I seem to recall it was one of my favourite elderly Marvel monster tales.
Clearly I wasn't the only one to like him, because Grogg is back.
You can't go wrong with a giant ant.
I think they could've made a bit more effort when it came to naming the thing. Given Stan Lee's propensity for adding superfluous consonants, could they not at least have called it "Itt"?
Argh! They've made a monkey out of Magneto.
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