(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

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 Abominable Snowman (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Abominable Snowman [Victor Cartwright]; Fred Cooper
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The cover art is also the splash page of the lead story.

I Found the Abominable Snowman! [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:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
V-329

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Victor Cartwright; Fred Cooper; Don Jordan
Synopsis:
A TV producer fakes a film of the Abominable Snowman in the arctic, but runs afoul of an ancient underground civilization of lizard-men and a giant octopus.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

[I Found the Abominable Snowman!], Part 2: The Snowman's Secret! (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-329

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Victor Cartwright; Fred Cooper; Don Jordan
Reprints:

The Recipe (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-338

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
A tomboyish girl tries out cooking to appease her mother, but accidentally cooks a witch's brew, totally inappropriate for a fairy like her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Something Missing!! (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:
V-330

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sally; Tom
Synopsis:
The first mission to Mercury has a stow-away, the lover of one of the pilots. The captain is angry, but when they arrive on Mercury they find that the natives are hostile, and only the girl's display of love towards the pilot convinces them that the humans have something of value to offer.
Reprints:

He Waits in the Dark! (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-328

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A mysterious janitor comes to work for a slumlord, but he has strange powers and ends the man's evil ways.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Abominable Snowman
  2. 1. I Found the Abominable Snowman! [Part 1]
  3. 2. [I Found the Abominable Snowman!], Part 2: The Snowman's Secret!
  4. 3. The Recipe
  5. 4. Something Missing!!
  6. 5. He Waits in the Dark!
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