In the final days of Charlton Comics, they revived a number of their vintage titles to give it one more go on the newsstands. One title which received this new lease on life was the 1950's Tales of the Mysterious Traveler which originally ran for thirteen issues from 1956 to 1959. It's most famous today because it showcased a healthy dose of Steve Ditko art.
When Charlton revived the title in 1985 for two issues, the first, continuing the old numbering at fourteen, featured a cover derived from an old Ditko cover for the series and featured the title character, the Mysterious Traveler.
The second issue of the brief revival, the fifteenth and final issue though offered up something a bit different. While the features inside the comic were all Ditko, the cover itself was an attractive but inscrutable image by the great Alex Nino. How and why the boys at Charlton came to have access to a Nino piece is anyone's guess.
It's a gem in a very unusual and unexpected setting to say the least.