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Tales to Astonish #44
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Tales to Astonish is the name of several comic book series published by Marvel Comics. The original Tales to Astonish was a science fiction anthology that began featuring superheroes during the Silver Age of Comic Books. Image File history File links Cover to Tales to Astonish #44. ... Image File history File links Cover to Tales to Astonish #44. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... Marvel Comics, sometimes called by the nickname The House of Ideas, is an American comic book company. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Anthology may also mean a Alien Ant Farm album ANThology, see Anthology (AAF Album) An anthology is a collection of literary works, originally of poems, but in recent years its usage has broadened to be applied to collections of short stories and comic strips. ... Superman (left) and Batman, two of the most recognizable and influential superheroes. ... Showcase #4 (September-October 1956), often thought the first appearance of the first Silver Age superhero, the Barry Allen Flash. ...

Henry Pym first appeared in #27, he became the Ant-Man in #35, teamed up with the Wasp in #44 and became Giant-Man in #49. His features ended in #69. The Incredible Hulk became a feature character in #59, continuing from the original six-issue Hulk series; after Tales to Astonish #101, his feature is continued in The Incredible Hulk #102. Namor the Sub-Mariner received his first feature in a decade beginning with #70, and was continued after #101 in Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1. Dr. Henry Hank Pym is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe, a founding member of the superhero group The Avengers. ... Wasp. ... The Incredible Hulk The Hulk, often called The Incredible Hulk, is a Marvel Comics superhero. ... Namor the Sub-Mariner is a fictional character featured in Marvel Comics, and one of the oldest superhero characters. ... Iron Man and Sub-Mariner is a comic book published by Marvel Comics in 1968. ...

A brief horror anthology bearing the same name ran from 1979-1981, and the one-shot Marvel Selects: Tales to Astonish featured the Hulk, Namor, Ant-Man and the Wasp. Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction in any media intended to scare, unsettle or horrify the reader. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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