Strange Tales (vol. 1) #140 (Jan. 1966):
“The Pincers of Power!”
by Steve Ditko, Stan Lee

Strange Tales (vol. 1) #140

Title: “The Pincers of Power!”

Feature: Doctor Strange (Dr. Stephen Strange)

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 1966

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

8 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
Dormammu Dormammu villain
CBR Scale: D Faltine energy being;
extra-dimensional mystic
entity/powerful magic user
The Cabal Marvel 170
Clea hero
CBR Scale: S occult
The Defenders
[disciple/former girlfriend of Doctor Strange]
Marvel 222
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
The Mindless Ones The Mindless Ones villain group
CBR Scale: I alien
[mindless servants summoned by Dormammu, others] Marvel 34
Tiboro Tiboro villain
CBR Scale: M Incan; extradimensional sorcerer
[ruler] Marvel 8
Aggamon Aggamon
(behind the scenes)
CBR Scale: I alien; occult
[Ruler of the Purple Dimension] Marvel 8