(February 1963)

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 November 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Bill Turner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
X-14

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bill Turner; Miss Parker
Synopsis:
An arrogant teen-ager finds a genie's lamp and tries to make the world perfect, but finds that all his wishes have unexpected results.
Reprints:

We Can't All Be Human! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Henry Mathews
Synopsis:
Seemingly friendly aliens arrive on Earth, seeking refuge from pirates, but a philosophy student figures out that the first visitors are the pirates, and disguised themselves to appear pleasant to humans.
Reprints:

Blueprint for Victory (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[G-60]

Genre:
war
Characters:
LtC. Cam Westover; Maj. Franks; Cpt. Bill Trayne; Gen. von Kretz
Synopsis:
A cunning spy infiltrates German HQ with a phoney blueprint as bait and paralyzes communications before a major US assault.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Man In The Mirror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Silas Haggle; J.J. Jones; Smedley
Synopsis:
A millionaire buys an enchanted mirror that allows him to wish any person he dislikes to be trapped inside of it. He wishes dozens of people into the mirror until he is contacted by agents of the IRS who wish to audit his books. He briefly considers wishing them into the mirror, but realizes that the government would just send more, so he decides to wish that no one will ever bother him again. He gets his wish, as he finds that all the people who were trapped in the mirror have been released and now he is its sole prisoner.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World!
  2. 1. The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World!
  3. 2. We Can't All Be Human!
  4. 3. Blueprint for Victory
  5. 4. The Man In The Mirror!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bill Borre
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Ramon Schenk
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