The 1st appearance and origin of The Absorbing Man, a creation of none other than Loki himself. Carl "Crusher" Creel was a boxer who drank a magical Asgardian liquid that Loki provided. This liquid gave Creel the power to absorb anything he touched. He has been a worthy opponent of Thor for over four decades and even went toe-to-toe with the Hulk as well. Cover of book is not in good condition so selling it cheap.