(June 1961)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
MC
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 April 1961. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


I Was Captured by Korilla! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

Indexer Notes

Cover inker credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors list, December 2008. Original indexer had not credited an inker.

I Was Captured by...Korilla! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-189

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Korilla
Synopsis:
A cab driver uncovers an alien plotting an invasion of Earth. The police won’t believe him, but he foils the invasion on his own and the aliens are killed by their masters for their failure.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is divided into two parts: an untitled part 1 (6 pp) and part 2—"The Secret of...Korilla!" (7 pp). Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Tricky Travel (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-19

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Eli Twiddle; Mr. Hardy
Synopsis:
A travel agent has the ability to travel in his dreams, but eventually he grows out of it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Iron Giant! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-190

Genre:
horror-suspense; western-frontier
Characters:
Ben Perkins; Wharton
Synopsis:
A train conductor in the Old West, who loves his locomotive, is robbed by bandits and left in the wilderness to die, but the bandits are chased to justice by the suddenly-animated locomotive.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

When Darkness Falls! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-191

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man sees mannequins move during the business hours of the store, and stays until closing. When the mannequins step down from their positions he berates them for nearly being caught, since he was another living mannequin all along.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was Captured by Korilla!
  2. 1. I Was Captured by...Korilla!
  3. 2. Tricky Travel
  4. 3. The Iron Giant!
  5. 4. When Darkness Falls!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann