(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 (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. 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; Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
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 (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
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. Story is pages 3-7, 10-11 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 7).

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

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 (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
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. Story is pages 12-14, 16-18 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 6).

The Revenge of the Wooden Woman (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-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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the third person. Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 20-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

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.
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 story numbered 1 to 5).

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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