Yesterday, Jack Kirby demonstrated why he was THE KING...
...now Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko shows us his unique approach to the same plot!
Presented in the back of Atlas' (later Marvel's) Tales of Suspense #11 (1960), this Stan Lee/Steve Ditko collaboration takes the twice-told tale (as we showed you HERE and HERE) and adds Ditko's more personal/less cosmic storytelling approach, playing up emotions of wonder and fear, taking the story closer to its' horror comic origins...but without the devouring of humans.
It's not better or worse, just different.
Tomorrow, the final version of the tale, from another Silver Age stalwart!