(February 1958)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
4 Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in October 1957. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


The Secret Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
occult

I Went Through The Veil! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-119

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lise; Ralph
Synopsis:
A married man is taken into the future by a girl who falls in love with him. He is sent back to the past, but the girl is comforted by the knowledge that as she is his wife's exact double, a double for her love must exist in the future as well.
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The Silent Street (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-394

Synopsis:
A police officer makes his night rounds thinking that nothing interesting ever happens in the neighborhood while two aliens are conducting a life or death struggle among the rooftops.
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The Secret Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Doxsee
Inks:
Richard Doxsee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-325

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Capt. Shaw
Synopsis:
The skeptical Captain Shaw and his soldiers search for a fabled city in the Rocky Mountains. Shaw seems to be killed and the soldiers turn back, but Shaw was really one of the inhabitants of the city, and levitates home to report that they are safe.
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The Last Stop (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-390

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A driver feels guilty for not stopping to help a man he hits and so each successive day the truck he drives parks itself in front of a cemetery. He confesses to the police and the mechanics who check his truck inform him that the engine comes from a hearse so it was merely force of habit that the truck went to the cemetery every day.
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The Mystery Of The Smiling Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-374

The Amazing Bubble (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-160

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jonathan Jr.; Nora; Jonathan Sr.; Mr. Bigger
Synopsis:
A boy discovers a formula to blow unbreakable bubbles and accidentally entraps his father's boss.
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The Books That Were Alive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-48

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bert Wells; Doris Wells
Synopsis:
Bert Wells finds some books from space that allow him to experience the adventures contained within.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret Men!
  2. 1. I Went Through The Veil!
  3. 2. The Silent Street
  4. 3. The Secret Men
  5. 4. The Last Stop
  6. 5. The Mystery Of The Smiling Man!
  7. 6. The Amazing Bubble
  8. 7. The Books That Were Alive
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