(September 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 September 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements (pages 2, 9, 15, 19, 25, 27, 33-36 of comic including inside front cover, inside back cover and back cover) ; pages of comic not numbered. From this issue to issue #15 (March 1961) almost all new stories in Tales of Suspense are narrated in the first person.

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


Tunnel to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Eric Lansing
Reprints:
Keywords:
caves; monsters

Indexer Notes

Rule Inks credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 2006 Series) #1. Alien creature looks like different in the story within.

I Became a Human Robot! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
T-336

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gammus
Synopsis:
An alien spy places his mind in a robot sent to Earth, hoping to be taken in for study. He gains access to data on Earth technology, but the scientists turn his robot body off, trapping him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 3-7 of comic ( first page of story not numbered, then pages numbered 2 to 5).

The Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-864

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Claude Duval; M. Finnault; Mme. Fleury
Synopsis:
A portrait painter is determined to paint a landscape, and eventually disappears into it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Text story is pages 8, 26 of comic (pages of story not numbered).

I Fought the Tyrannosaurus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-345

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kate; Rod
Synopsis:
A couple vacationing in Africa find a dinosaur egg that hatches a live tyrannosaur. The dinosaur terrifies the villagers, but eventually dies in a landslide.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 10-14 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

I Walk Thru Walls! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-346

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A criminal accidentally makes a teleporter and uses it to commit incredible burglaries, until a clever cop sets a trap for him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 16-18, 20 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 4).

I Traveled Thru Time!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-347

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vladamir Gorki; Professor Pskov; Benedict Arnold
Synopsis:
A foreign spy escapes capture by using a time machine to flee to the 18th century, but finds that he has assumed the identity of Benedict Arnold and will be executed in his place.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Art credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 2006 Series) #1. Story is pages 21-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 4).

I Was Trapped in the Tunnel to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
T-340

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Eric Lansing; Makka
Synopsis:
An engineer attempts to build a tunnel from America to Europe but it is destroyed by inhuman creatures living in an undersea city.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 28-32 of comic (pages of comic numbered 1 to 5).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tunnel to Nowhere!
  2. 1. I Became a Human Robot!
  3. 2. The Masterpiece
  4. 3. I Fought the Tyrannosaurus
  5. 4. I Walk Thru Walls!
  6. 5. I Traveled Thru Time!!
  7. 6. I Was Trapped in the Tunnel to Nowhere!
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