(July 1960)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in March 1960. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. All new stories in this issue are narrated in the first person unless otherwise specified.

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


I Unleashed Shagg upon the World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Shagg
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

I Unleashed Shagg Upon the World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-724

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Shagg
Synopsis:
An explorer wakes the Sphinx, really a robot warrior called Shagg. Since it was awakened too early, it wipes the memories of his rampage and returns to hibernation. The only evidence left is the explorer’s journal.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Green Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-189

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Barney
Synopsis:
A former pilot can't get anyone to believe his story about the fatal radium poisoning he picked up from an alien, and so keeps spreading it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

I Was Trapped in Horror House! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-725

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe Kane; Charlie Jordon
Synopsis:
A convict escapes from death row and hides in a haunted house in an amusement park. A mysterious figure leads him into hotter and hotter tunnels and he never emerges from the house.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Revenge of the Wooden Woman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-717

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Captain Cork
Synopsis:
A sea captain's love for his wooden figurehead is repaid when it saves his life after an attack by pirates.

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the third person. Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

I Am the Beast-Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-733

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Igor Grozick
Synopsis:
A Russian spy masquerades as a talking bear in order to embarrass the West when the hoax is revealed. He finds that the radiation which he pretended gave a bear the ability to speak actually transformed him into a bear.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Unleashed Shagg upon the World!
  2. 1. I Unleashed Shagg Upon the World!
  3. 2. The Green Man
  4. 3. I Was Trapped in Horror House!
  5. 4. The Revenge of the Wooden Woman
  6. 5. I Am the Beast-Man!
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