(July 1960)

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

This issue has variants.

Distributed to newstands in February 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.

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


I Brought Cyclops Back to Life!! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cyclops [Polyphemus]; Duncan; Amanda
Reprints:
Keywords:
cyclopses; ice; monsters; suspended animation

I Brought the Mighty Cyclops Back to Life! (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-689

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cyclops [Polyphemus]; Duncan; Amanda
Synopsis:
A young couple thaw out a cyclops in an iceberg, and must lure it into an icy pit to keep it from hurting anyone.
Reprints:

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).

Out of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-1001

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Anthony Jones; Johnny
Synopsis:
A man runs into the descendant of gorillas that immigrated from the jungle to America.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Narrated in the first person. Text story is pages 8, 26 of comic (pages of story not numbered).

I Was Trapped in Nightmare Valley (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-694

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frank Savage
Synopsis:
An explorer encounters sentient, extraterrestrial trees in Asian mountains. They plan to spread their pollen all over the Earth, but they are fortuitously destroyed by a volcano.
Reprints:

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).

Behind My Door Waits...Medusa! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Medusa
Synopsis:
A curio shop owner tells customers that a strange statue is a burglar turned to stone by Medusa. No one believes him, but none dare open the door which he says leads to Medusa.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is pages 20-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 4, last page not numbered).

I Am the Shaggy Creature (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-690

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Victor Phillips; Gargantus
Synopsis:
A scientist transforms himself into a gorilla to hide from the police, but his gorilla brain forgets how to use the antidote.
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. I Brought Cyclops Back to Life!!
  2. 1. I Brought the Mighty Cyclops Back to Life!
  3. 2. Out of the Jungle
  4. 3. I Was Trapped in Nightmare Valley
  5. 4. Behind My Door Waits...Medusa!
  6. 5. I Am the Shaggy Creature
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