Marvel's TL;DR web series shines a spotlight on Doctor Strange: The Oath

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May 3, 2017, 5:05 PM EDT (Updated)

Marvel TL;DR is Marvel Entertainment's dynamic web series, poking a penetrating and rapid-fire light on some of the House of Ideas' most fantastic storylines for those time-crunched readers who have no seconds to spare. 

In this latest episode encapsulating a key plot in their canon, Marvel pulls the curtain back and dissects one of the Master of the Mystic Arts' best story arcs, The Oath. This flash course in sequential storytelling takes us into the harrowing events involving the legendary Doctor Strange, Nicodemus West, his ailing manservant Wong, the Night Nurse, a magical elixir, epic brain battles, a Hitler gun, kung-fu fighting and interdimensional tentacled monsters.  

Doctor Strange: The Oath was a killer 2007 mini-series written by Brian K. Vaughan with art by Marcos Martin with many memorable (and crazy) moments during its five-issue run.

Bone up on your Doctor Strange lore and check out this condensed version of the yarn in three minutes flat.

(Via Geek Tyrant)