Strange Tales (vol. 1) #115 (Dec. 1963):
“The Origin of Dr. Strange”
by Stan Lee, Steve Ditko

Strange Tales (vol. 1) #115

Title: “The Origin of Dr. Strange”

Feature: Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1963

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko
Art by: Steve Ditko

6 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Doctor Strange Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)
(lead character)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D occult
Illuminati; Midnight Sons...  Marvel 1,687
Baron Mordo Baron Mordo (Karl Amadeus Mordo) villain
CBR Scale: M sorcerer
The Offenders
[Ancient One's former disciple; minion of Dormammu]
Marvel 106
The Ancient One The Ancient One (bTsaan Saa) supporting character hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Tibetan Buddhism; Order of the Ancient Ones; occult; spirit
[belonged to an unnamed order of sorcerers]
Marvel 93
Agamotto Agamotto
(behind the scenes)
CBR Scale: D mystic deity
Vishanti Marvel 15
Dormammu Dormammu
CBR Scale: D Faltine energy being;
extra-dimensional mystic
entity/powerful magic user
The Cabal Marvel 170
Valtorr Valtorr
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D mystic entity
[invoked by Dr. Strange; Temple of Valtorr off Tahiti coast]
Marvel 4

Reprints of this comic:
Marvel Premiere #11 (Oct. 1973): "The Origin of Dr. Strange"