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Secret Origins of Dr. Strange - Part 8 of 12
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"Once, upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, while I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping as of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door..."
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XIn this issue of our continuing series revealing the Secret Origins of Dr. Strange, we present Roger Corman's movie version of Edgar Allen Poe's immortal poem, THE RAVEN (1963), starring Vincent Price and Boris Karloff... in Robby's miracle process of ANI-MOTION!

The DELL Comics adaptation of the film, featuring a photo-cover of Vincent Price, is pictured right. Why? No reason. I just felt like showing it.

What does THE RAVEN have to do with Dr. Strange? The answer will become obvious as we progress! And now...
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Scenes from THE RAVEN trailer!
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A mysterious convoy enters the castle!
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What dark mystery lurks within?
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Sorceror supreme Boris karloff enjoys making mystical gestures!
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So does master magician Vincent Price!
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"My gestures are better! They make magic knives!"
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""But I can form mystical shields to deflect them!"
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"Deflect THIS, pal!"
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"If you insist!"
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Time to unleash the magical ray-beams!
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Magical ray-beam color war! Green vs. blue!
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Vincent throws Boris a final dirty look...
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...then zaps him right out of existance!
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Vincent Price wins the battle of the sorcerors!

Will Boris Karloff ever be seen again?

Vincent has the answer below (click play)...
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THE DOCTOR IS (FINALLY) IN!
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