The Human Torch Vol 1 Issue #8 (1975)
The Painter of a Thousand Perils!.. Johnny captures a gang of truck hijackers, and a gang robbing a costume party; Meanwhile, gang leader "Scar" Tobin is visited by counterfeiter Wilhelm Van Vile, a painter notorious for his carelessness; which causes Tobin to fear he's been followed by the cops, and tells him to hit the road! But Van Vile demonstrates his new "talent": the ability to quickly make paintings which come magically to life, and follow his telepathic commands; These include a 3-headed gorilla, a gun that wears tons, and a flying carpet. The Un-Human! starring The Original Human Torch [Jim Hammond]. A spaceship flies over the city, dropping a message from "Comrade X" of the "Red Planet" saying the world will be destroyed as they need it for their growing population; A gigantic, monstrous creature with 8 heads parachutes from the craft and begins destroying the city. Script by Stan Lee and Robert Bernstein [as R. Berns]. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers.
VG/FN Condition. Bagged and Boarded. (Stock photo)
Package Dimensions: 10.5” x 7” x 0.125”
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