(February 1961)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
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 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.


This Is Thorr! (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:
Thorr
Reprints:

Here Comes...Thorr the Unbelievable (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-15

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Thorr [renamed "Thorg" in later reprints]; Linus; Helen
Synopsis:
When Professor Linus mistakenly wakes up Thorr the Unbelievable he has to stop him from waking up his fellow warriors and taking over the world.
Reprints:

The Bridge (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-707

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; spy
Characters:
Dr. Title; Douglas Jenks
Synopsis:
A government agent retrieves a classified microfilm stolen to be given to enemy agents, and is helped by a magic bridge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

My Touch Means... Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-27

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bill Howard; Martha Howard; Dr. Johnson
Synopsis:
A teller plans to rob his bank to pay for his wife's surgery. The guard on duty doesn't carry a gun, but the thief experiences a terrifying vision where he is irradiated and made deadly to the touch while trying to escape. It turns out that the new guard is a "psychiatrist hypnotist" who gave him the vision.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the third person.

Save Me from the Mole Men! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-28

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Crusher; Xoorr
Synopsis:
A fighter who is cruel and likes to hurt his opponents finds out that there are some creatures stronger than him, and they like to hurt their opponents also.
Reprints:

I Am the Victim of the Sorcerer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-31

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe
Synopsis:
A bedraggled man wanders through a misty night, unsure of his identity. He is finally forced to return to his prison in a painting, where he has been trapped since betraying a sorcerer.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. This Is Thorr!
  2. 1. Here Comes...Thorr the Unbelievable
  3. 2. The Bridge
  4. 3. My Touch Means... Doom!
  5. 4. Save Me from the Mole Men!
  6. 5. I Am the Victim of the Sorcerer!
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