(October 1958)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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 June 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website. Most of the stories in this issue all bear the logo reading "A Mystery Tale to Hold You Breathless!" used by the cancelled Mystery Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) perhaps indicating that this was built on an unpublished pre-implosion issue.


The Yogi's Secret! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Yama Nuri; Clyde Lipton

Indexer Notes

All information for this issue supplied by the Atlas/Timely list.

The Three Dead Flies! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Infantino
Inks:
Jimmy Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-190

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Chet Harron; John Eager; Ralph Eager
Synopsis:
When a ruthless man cheats a scientist out of his business, many years later his son manages to get the company back by posing as his dead father.

The Strange Escape (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Perlin
Inks:
Don Perlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-235

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ivan Krull
Synopsis:
A defeated dictator imprisoned in complete isolation escapes only to find the entire population of Earth has relocated to another planet.

Lost In The City That Didn't Exist! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard O'Donnell
Inks:
Howard O'Donnell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-110

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carl Mason; Earl Borden; Tarn
Synopsis:
Two men discover a city of human mutants with the power to control atoms by their minds hidden in the jungle.

The Mole Mystery! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-434

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cook; Moore
Synopsis:
Two men discover a city beneath the Earth made of gold and resolve to load as much of it into their digging vehicle as they can, but later they realize that the city wasn't made of gold but transmuted into gold by some force because their digging vehicle is now solid gold and they are stranded below ground.
Reprints:

Deadlock! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-247

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Fred Palmer; Hubert Winslow; Joyce Winslow
Synopsis:
A man invents a machine that can influence people's will and sells it to a businessman who uses it to gain an unfair business advantage. The businessman's daughter stops him and he regrets his actions.
Reprints:

Super Salesman (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Tartaglione
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-116

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Harvey Howell; Sam Peaks; Robert Riser
Synopsis:
A hard-working salesman is whisked all over the world by his dreams, until he disappears forever into heaven.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Astonishing (Marvel, 1951 series) #62 (June 1957)

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Yogi's Secret! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-249

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Yama Nuri; Clyde Lipton; Nikolai
Synopsis:
A Yogi uses projected images to save his wealthy benefactor from communist agents.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Yogi's Secret!
  2. 1. The Three Dead Flies!
  3. 2. The Strange Escape
  4. 3. Lost In The City That Didn't Exist!
  5. 4. The Mole Mystery!
  6. 5. Deadlock!
  7. 6. Super Salesman
  8. 7. The Yogi's Secret!
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