(August 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 April 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


When Marty Moves! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mary Kurth; Rocco Goore

The Unsolid Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-364

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Arnold Benson; Roy Carnell; Martha Corbett
Synopsis:
A commie agitator flees the authorities on a rocket sled that is so fast it outdistances time and briefly allows him to him to walk through walls until time catches up with him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the Timely/Atlas list.

What Happened on the Mountain! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Bassford
Inks:
Richard Bassford
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
M-382

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
George Randolph; Ed Harway; Ti-Beru
Synopsis:
A monk sells a mountain rich in uranium to two prospectors, but when one ignores his warning and tries to kill his partner, he is stranded on the peak when the bottom of the mountain vanishes.

The Man in the Cyclotron (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-112

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Joe Ryzik; Rena Ryzik; Peter Ryzik; Luke Ryzik; Mr. Clauss; Dr. Kohazi
Synopsis:
An accident in a cyclotron gives a man knowledge of future weaponry. When he shares this knowledge with political authorities the country is put on a war footing and his sons are drafted, causing him to have misgivings. He reverses the accident which gave him his abilities and destroys the weapon plans.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the Atlas/Timely list.

The Chance I Took! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-991

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mr. Fleming
Synopsis:
Aliens convince a cereal manufacturer to dope his product with a chemical that will make humans unaggressive and then tell him they will return in one year with a fleet to welcome them into the galactic federation. The man doesn't eat any of his own cereal, so when the fleet shows up, he wonders if the aliens haven't tricked him in order to allow an Earth conquest of docile humans?

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Mysterious Inheritance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-388

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Jack Holten
Synopsis:
A man finds that instead of inheriting money from his rich uncle, he has inherited his ancestor's supernatural powers.

The Wish (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-672

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Tom Norton; Mr. Mason; Mr. Frank; Bobby Norton
Synopsis:
A real estate agent gains telepathy from a magic paper weight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

When Marty Moves (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Doxsee
Inks:
Richard Doxsee
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-329

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mary Kurth; Marty; Rocco Goore
Synopsis:
An old woman adopts a doll brought to life by an accident. Her neighbor tries to take advantage of the doll, and tries to kill the woman when his plan fails. The doll sacrifices itself to save her.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. When Marty Moves!
  2. 1. The Unsolid Man
  3. 2. What Happened on the Mountain!
  4. 3. The Man in the Cyclotron
  5. 4. The Chance I Took!
  6. 5. The Mysterious Inheritance
  7. 6. The Wish
  8. 7. When Marty Moves
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