The Many Faces of Doctor Strange


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Ditko Original

Asian features. Amulet of Agamotto (before Doc acquired the Eye). Dark blue shirt, black pants. Chest symbol with eyes. Dots in orange gloves. Orange sash.

Source: Strange Tales #110.

Ditko Original w/Blue Cape

Amulet of Agamotto is square.

Source: Strange Tales #115.

Ditko Icon

Western features. Eye of Agamotto and Cloak of Levitation. Blue pants and shirt. Chest symbol is curvy without eyes. No dots in orange gloves.

Source: Strange Tales #140.

Masked

Superhero look. Dark blue suit and mask. Chest symbol is black. Flowy light blue gloves and boots.

Source: Doctor Strange #177.

Classic Colan

Huge Cloak of Levitation curlies with thickness. Huge flowy shirt/skirt. Blue pants and shirt. Chest symbol is curvy without eyes. No dots in orange gloves.

Source: Doctor Strange #17 cover.

Television Movie (1978)

Peter Hooten.

The 80's

As exemplified by Paul Smith. Handlebar-esque moustache. Triangular demon with two eyes. Dots on gloves. Black pants.

Source: Doctor Strange #56 cover.

In A Bad Place

Doc of the Black Arts. Long white hair, eye patch, Wings of Needless Sorrow in place of the Eye of Agamotto.

Source: Strange Tales V2 #14.

Strange

Superhero look. Black and white Rorschach mask. Anomaly rue amulet. Black ripped cape with top points like the Cloak. Heavy chest symbol. Green gems on white gloves.

Source: Doctor Strange Sorcerer Supreme #61.

Young Again

Long black hair with white streaks. Trenchcoat of Levitation. Sunglasses. Young again. Eternity-esque bodysuit. No moustache.

Source: Doctor Strange Sorcerer Supreme #76 cover.

Golden Shirt

Happy goatee face. Trenchcoat of Levitation. Huge golden shirt.

Source: Doctor Strange Sorcerer Supreme #90 (1996).

Flight of Bones (1999)

Noirish look. Chest symbol is red, has a curly tail and one eye. Dark blue shirt and black pants. Dots in gloves.

Source: Doctor Strange: The Flight of Bones #4.

Larsen Retro

Drawn by Larsen for Defenders Vol. 2. Back to the Ditko Original complete with Asian features, but with Cloak and Eye.

Source: Defenders #1 cover (2001).

Mutant X

Face hidden (he's Man-Thing underneath) with hooded muscular bodysuit Cloak of Levitation. Mysterious amulet and staff.

Source: Mutant X Annual 2001.

Submitted by Zeichman.

Mangaverse (2002)

Brown hair with white patch in front. Harry Potter type glasses. Mouth hidden by mask. Black double-breasted trenchcoat with gold buttons and black boots.

Source: Marvel Mangaverse #4 cover.

Big In Japan (2006)

Beautiful winged/angel chest logo.

By artist Seth Fisher, who died in January 2006 at age 33 accidentally falling from a building roof in Osaka, Japan.

Source: Fantastic Four/Iron Man: Big In Japan #2.

The Oath (2007)

Light blue suit. Top is more like a light coat; chest symbol has added curves/"elbows". Normal pants and shoes. Orange gloves. Standard Cloak and Eye. Design by Marcos Martin.

Source: Doctor Strange: The Oath #3 cover.

Bendis New Avengers Era

John-Constantine tan or green trenchcoat, black shirt. No costume at all. Utterly terrible.

Source: New Avengers #1 (2010 Heroic Age issue).

Defenders 2012 (Fraction/Dodson)

Black suit, black boots, with red three-prong chest symbol. Red gauntlets. Yellow circular Eye-like belt buckle and red sash. Heavy handlebar moustache.

Source: Defenders #1 cover; Point One cover.