(October 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.
Brand:
MC
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 August 1961. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


Beware of Bruttu! (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:
Bruttu [Howard Lindley]
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters; subway trains

Beware of...Bruttu [, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-333

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bruttu [Howard Lindley]; Anne Benson
Synopsis:
An often bullied scientist accidentally transforms himself into a monster, and is attacked when he can’t make himself understood. In his new form he discovers that the girl he’d thought out of his league really loves him, and manages to make himself human again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

[Beware of...Bruttu], Part 2: Bruttu (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-333

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bruttu [Howard Lindley]; Anne Benson
Reprints:

Mystery Trip (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-266

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Pidgeon; Goober Jones; Rosie; Uncle Pete
Synopsis:
Tommy's uncle returns from a space journey needing to re-learn how to walk on earth instead of floating.
Reprints:

Only One is Human! (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:
Ray Holloway

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Robert Brown
Synopsis:
A human unit on Mars realises that a disguised Martian is in their midst, they cannot tell the imposter and the real human apart, until a false piece of bad news makes the real human weep, uncovering the Martian.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Anatomy of a Nightmare! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-309

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A science fiction writer is stuck, so he takes some pills, hoping a nightmare will inspire him. He dreams of horrible red-eyed aliens, but is disappointed, since that's only his own dull world.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is retold in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #100 (January 1964) as "The Unreal!" by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware of Bruttu!
  2. 1. Beware of...Bruttu [, Part 1]
  3. 2. [Beware of...Bruttu], Part 2: Bruttu
  4. 3. Mystery Trip
  5. 4. Only One is Human!
  6. 5. The Anatomy of a Nightmare!
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