(July 1959)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Male Publishing Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in March 1959. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


One of Us Is a Martian! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Geroko
Reprints:
Keywords:
disguises; Martians; plunger detonators; spacecraft

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Nick Caputo.

The Invisible Army (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott [as JS] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott [as JS] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hendrik Muir; Igor Zetaxas
Synopsis:
A scientist is forced to work for a dictator but, instead of creating an invisibility ray as ordered, creates a teleportation ray that banishes his top officers and allows a revolution.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the second person.

Snowstorm (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-866

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dawson; Mr. Manfredy
Synopsis:
A hiker lost in the snow meets a scientist who discovered how to transform other metals into gold but lives in isolation so his discovery will not cause turmoil.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration

One of Our Spacemen Is Missing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-270

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lester Wells; Jim Stack; Ralph; Fred; Bob
Synopsis:
A space explorer ignores his partner's caution and leads a party out into a seemingly safe world. They all disappear, captured by intelligent trees, and the more cautious explorer rescues them.
Reprints:

The Voice of Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-278

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Fred Sanders
Synopsis:
A ham radio operator believes he is receiving reports of an extraterrestrial battle, but he is actually receiving the thought waves of ants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story was retold as in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #60 (Septemeber 1960) as "I Found the Things From Nowhere", drawn by Jack Kirby. Art credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 2006 series) #1 (2006).

Beware of the...Robots! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks:
Al Williamson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-275

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Joe Hughes
Synopsis:
A man writes anti-robot articles about his replacement at a factory by a robot. He becomes a famous writer, and realizes that the robot actually freed him to pursue his true calling.
Reprints:

One of Us Is a Martian (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-263

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dave Oren; Geroko; Claire
Synopsis:
A Martian spy is sent to sabotage a human rocket, but he destroys a toy instead, since Martians are only an inch tall.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. One of Us Is a Martian!
  2. 1. The Invisible Army
  3. 2. Snowstorm
  4. 3. One of Our Spacemen Is Missing!
  5. 4. The Voice of Doom!
  6. 5. Beware of the...Robots!
  7. 6. One of Us Is a Martian
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Henry R. Kujawa