Astonishing Tales 23 Apr 1974 FI- (5.5)


Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito

It! The Living Colossus

Script:Tony Isabella
Pencils:Dick Ayers; Jack Kirby (see notes)
Inks:Dick Ayers
Colors:Linda Lessmann
Letters:Dick Ayers [as Richard B]

Characters:It, the Living Colossus; Bob O'Bryan; Lord Granitor (Destroyed?); Fin Fang Foom; Dr. Vault; Dr. Braun; Freddy; Susan; Duffy; Grant Marshall; Dorian Delazny; Felix Simon (Introduction); Diane Cummings; Magnor; Sgt. Patten; Gargoyles of Stonus Five
Synopsis:Dr. Vault uses his power to summon Fin Fang Foom to defeat It and take over his body. Bob O'Bryan is able to again take control over It's body, and he along with Fin Fang Foom (who has shaken off Dr. Vault's control) battle Lord Granitor to save earth. O'Bryan appears to be dead when his mind enters It, is driven to the hospital by Felix. When Lord Granitor uses his transportation device to try to escape It destroys the device and Lord Granitor. Dr. Vault takes control of Fin Fang Foom again and O'Bryan is declared dead at the hospital.


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