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Issue Details

Issue #5
Published July 1989
Cover Price $1.50
Pages 36
Editing Ralph Macchio; Tom DeFalco (chief)

Cover Details - "The Faust Gambit Part I"

Characters Doctor Strange; Clea
Genre Superhero
Pencils Jackson Guice (signed)

28 page Doctor Strange story "7ouled Out [The Faust Gambit Part I]"

Characters Doctor Strange; Clea; Wong; Imei; Sara Wolfe; Willis (guard at SSMMI); Dr Corbett; Wally [Cameo]; Rintrah; Baron Mordo
Synopsis After Rintrah asks to be Doc's apprentice, Baron Mordo shows up and nearly succeeds in stealing Doc's soul. Doc reverses the spell and traps Mordo and the kidnapped Sara Wolfe in a tiny soul sphere.
Genre Superhero
Script Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils Jackson Guice
Inks Jose Marzan
Colors Bob Sharen
Letters Janice Chiang
Notes Doctor Strange with eyepatch; Old logo starts again; Doctor Strange works out with weights; Sara Wolfe has a BA in Liberal Arts

1 page Doctor Strange text article "An Unabashedly Personal Remembrance"

Characters Doctor Strange
Synopsis Thomas gives us some informative back history about his part in Doc's origins and inspirations.
Script Roy Thomas
Letters typeset
Notes text piece with 1/6 page color illustration