(July 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:
Marvel Comics Group
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 April 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


The Return of Egghead! (Table of Contents)

Ant-Man; Wasp / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Egghead [Elihas Starr]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.

The Terrible Traps of Egghead! (Table of Contents)

Ant-Man; Wasp / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Ernie Hart [H. E. Huntley] (script)
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Egghead [Elihas Starr]
Synopsis:
Egghead forms a new gang and sets a trap for the Wasp, hoping to use her against Ant-Man. He captures the Wasp, but Ant-Man frees her and the two recover Egghead's loot, though he escapes capture.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Egghead last appeared in issue #38 (December 1962), he next appears in issue #57 (July 1964).

The Future (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[K-318]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ted Jason
Synopsis:
A quiz show host finds himself mysteriously transported to the far future for a brief time.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Bronson's Brain! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek [as Art Simek]
Job Number:
X-215

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bruno Bronson (called Boris in one panel)
Synopsis:
Bronson, an incredible genius upset that no one on earth can match his tremendous intellect, builds a space ship and travels to a planet of highly advanced aliens. After the aliens test Bronson, they determine that his intelligence is so low compared to their species, that the earthling must be imprisoned for his own safety.
Reprints:

It Walks Like a Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein [as R. Berns] (script)
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics
Job Number:
X-214

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ben Trent; Ronnie Trent; Helen Trent; Carlo
Synopsis:
A man is disturbed by his daughter's attachment to her new robot playmate, but changes his mind when it saves her life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is an altered retelling of "Robot Hater!", drawn by Paul Reinman in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #3 (May 1959).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of Egghead!
    Ant-Man; Wasp
  2. 1. The Terrible Traps of Egghead!
    Ant-Man; Wasp
  3. 2. The Future
  4. 3. Bronson's Brain!
  5. 4. It Walks Like a Man!
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