(September 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 July 1961. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


The Glob! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Glob (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-304

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Glob
Synopsis:
A painter is hired to cover a statue with strange paint. The statue comes to life at midnight and goes on a rampage. The statue is an advance agent for an alien invasion, and the painter defeats it by using turpentine to remove the special paint.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Klein inks per Nick Caputo, September 2014. Previous indexer credited Dick Ayers.

Narrated in the first person. This story is divided into two parts: an untitled part one (6 pp) and part 2—"The Glob!" (7 pp).

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

The Sorcerer (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (illustration)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-203

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tom Morton; Jack Morton; Ellen Morton; Johnny Morton
Synopsis:
A man who has travelled the world and seen wonders performed by hermits in India returns home to find that his young nephew creates magic with only belief.
Reprints:

The Patient in Room 3D (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-305

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Doctors perform an operation to increase brain power, hoping to find an answer to the world's problems, but the patient is still not intelligent enough to solve them. The doctors are disappointed, and allow the patient, a monkey, to regain his natural intelligence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Will This Be the End of the World? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-306

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A baseball player's mitt is infested with tiny humans with enough rockets to evacuate their entire world as they see the baseball hurling towards them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Lee script per an examination at Nick Caputo's Blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2011/11/who-authored-ditko.html

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Glob!
  2. 1. The Glob
  3. 2. The Sorcerer
  4. 3. The Patient in Room 3D
  5. 4. Will This Be the End of the World?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Roger Brochu
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann