(June 1962)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 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 March 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


The Haunted Roller Coaster! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Charlie Harris; Walter Burke
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006).

The Ghost Rode a Roller Coaster! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as K] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
V-659

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Charlie Harris; Walter Burke
Synopsis:
An amusement park owner hires an engineer to design frightening rides and works him to death. The engineer's ghost returns and takes the park owner on a deadly roller coaster ride.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 3 and 5 include promo copy for the new Hulk comic book.

Trouble Bubble (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-160

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jonathan Jr.; Nora; Jonathan Sr.; Mr. Bigger
Synopsis:
A boy discovers a formula to blow unbreakable bubbles and accidentally entraps his father's boss.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Creature from Krangro (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Creature from Krangro
Synopsis:
An alien commander is sent to Earth to prove his courage by capturing three humans, but he accidentally takes statues of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

the bottom of page 2 includes promo copy for the new Hulk comic.

The Man Who Couldn't Grow Old! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Ishmal
Synopsis:
An evil duke seeks the secret of eternal youth, and an old man in Egypt turns him into a mummy.
Reprints:

Inside the Fallout Shelter! (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-662

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mr. Clagg
Synopsis:
A selfish man builds a bomb shelter only for himself, but when a false alarm panics him he finds himself locked in for a month without a can opener to open his food.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The bottom of page 2 includes promo copy for the new Hulk comic. The bottom of page 5 features promo copy for Amazing Adult Fantasy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Haunted Roller Coaster!
  2. 1. The Ghost Rode a Roller Coaster!
  3. 2. Trouble Bubble
  4. 3. The Creature from Krangro
  5. 4. The Man Who Couldn't Grow Old!
  6. 5. Inside the Fallout Shelter!
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