“Once you give up trying to understand, you can start becoming comfortable with not knowing. And then your mind will be open to greater possibilities.”
Last night I went to see the new Doctor Strange film, which I highly recommend. Not surprisingly, I was inspired to read this new issue I picked up. The story ties in well with the film, exploring some of the challenges Stephen faced while attempting to master astral projection. But what makes this issue really special is the inclusion of two original installments from Stan Lee and Steve Ditko: “The Origin of Doctor Strange” from Strange Tales #115 and “Doctor Strange Master of Black Magic!” from Strange Tales #110. These reprints are beautifully rendered and provide an insight into the artistic beginnings of this enduring and inspiring body of work.
I’m glad to see a renewed interest in Doctor Strange. Please comment and let me know if you are an old or new Doctor Strange fan, if you have seen the movie yet, and if you think it lives up to the graphic tales.
4 responses to “Doctor Strange: Mystic Apprentice #1”
I’m new to Dr. Strange but I can’t wait to see the movie! Great that you are sharing more about the tales 🙂
Hi Christy! You LOVE the movie. My wife went with me, and she is not a superhero fan by any means, and she even thought it was amazing. Thanks for commenting, and have a great weekend!
Oh yeah, when you see the movie, be sure to stay until the very end. There is an extra scene after the credits are done which you should stay for.
Ooh thanks for the tip about the extra scene at the end 🙂