(August 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 May 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


Monster at My Window! (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:
Paul Marshall
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

A Monster at My Window! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-777

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Paul Marshall
Synopsis:
An alien from another dimension threatens a science fiction writer, but the writer is a hostile alien from a different dimension.
Reprints:

Masquerade (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[G-750]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tommy; Kitty Blake; Old King Cole
Synopsis:
A man with no imagination is invited to a costume party by his girlfriend, but stumbles across real fairy-tale folk instead.
Reprints:

The Strange Fate of the Statue Maker! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luther Benedict
Synopsis:
An inventor accidentally invents a petrification device and decides to use it to turn attractive people into detailed statues. His first victim is so beautiful that he decides to release her, but accidentally petrifies himself.
Reprints:

The Invaders (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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens from a dry desert world park their invasion fleet on a large expanse of the ocean thinking it to be a solid surface whereupon the ships sink like stones.
Reprints:

Dance, You Fool (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:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Carlos Carter
Synopsis:
An unsuccessful dancer overhears the old man in the room next to him saying that his old pair of dancing shoes can make anyone a great dancer. He steals the shoes from the old man, but finds that he can never stop dancing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated by the rooming house where the protagonist lives.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Monster at My Window!
  2. 1. A Monster at My Window!
  3. 2. Masquerade
  4. 3. The Strange Fate of the Statue Maker!
  5. 4. The Invaders
  6. 5. Dance, You Fool
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