(February 1959)

Marvel, 1951 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:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in October 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Some information on this issue supplied by Dr. Michael J. Vassallo,Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion list. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


Trapped Between Two Worlds (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
Jeff Raye
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jeff Raye's female companion does not appear in the story within.

Trapped Between Two Worlds! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-99

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jeff Raye; Butch; Noki
Synopsis:
A scientist working on a matter transporting device accidentally transports himself to a distant planet of warlike aliens. They read his mind in order to use his device for conquest. He steals back their record of his thoughts and escapes back to Earth, where he destroys his machine to prevent anyone using it to invade.

I Seek the Sea Serpent (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-116

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prof. Efrem Marsh
Synopsis:
A scientist tracks down a sea serpent, but the crew of his ship panics and kills it. When they try to recover the creature's body they discover that it was an alien trying to communicate with humans after crash landing on Earth centuries ago.

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Was the Invisible Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-97

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Clayton
Synopsis:
A scientist uses a device that makes the particles of a living body move at the speed of light, rendering him invisible to the eye. He conducts a series of stunts in order to build up a name for himself so he can them go public and cash in. After forty days he glances into the mirror and realizes that he has aged forty years during that time due to a side effect. He realizes with the little time left to him that he can no longer use his knowledge for selfish gain.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Adam Clayton was mentioned in Marvel Universe (1998 series) which places this story in Marvel continuity.

Discovery (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-479

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Chauncey; Zeke; Muscles Magee
Synopsis:
A scrawny man is given a magic candy bar that confers great strength, but he discovers that he already posesses more strength than he suspects.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Man Who Never Was! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-114

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prof. Philip Atherton; Eric Bohn
Synopsis:
A scientist's assistant uses a time machine to travel to the past in order to find a pirate's treasure and get rich. While in the past he is attacked by the pirates, and unknowingly kills one of his own ancestors, erasing his own existence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the second person. Pencil and ink credit of Bob Forgione changed based on information from Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion list.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trapped Between Two Worlds
  2. 1. Trapped Between Two Worlds!
  3. 2. I Seek the Sea Serpent
  4. 3. I Was the Invisible Man!
  5. 4. Discovery
  6. 5. The Man Who Never Was!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Jon Ingersoll
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Martin O'Hearn
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