(August 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 May 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


Cyclops Walks the Earth! (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]; Cyclops Robot
Reprints:

..When Cyclops Walks the Earth (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Ernie Hart [as H. E. Huntley] (script)
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-326

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Cyclops Robot; Kraglin
Synopsis:
While on vacation in Greece, Ant-Man and the Wasp go after a monster who terrorizes the local sailors. The monster is a robotic cyclops sent by aliens to scout for an invasion.
Reprints:

Ride to the Future (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[K-7]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Harry Benns; Poker; Zealzodo
Synopsis:
A visitor from outer space helps an unimaginative boy win a new bike in a writing contest.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Secret of the Swamp! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-327

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Sue; John Marlowe
Synopsis:
A lonely and plain woman meets a handsome man in the swamp and she marries him, not knowing that he is also ugly and they have been made beautiful to each other by the swamp's magic.
Reprints:

The Most Dangerous Weapon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kowl Korgan
Synopsis:
In the year 2050 only one weapon remains on display in a museum as a reminder of the violent past. A man with criminal intent plots to steal it and use it to make himself dictator. He steals the gun and threatens to fire it in order to get his way, but his intended victim asks him to let him explain why he should not do so. The criminal refuses to listen and pulls the trigger, disintegrating himself. "Did he really not think we would leave such a weapon unguarded? It is indeed the world's most dangerous weapon, but only to the one who tries to use it."
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cyclops Walks the Earth!
    Ant-Man; Wasp
  2. 1. ..When Cyclops Walks the Earth
    Ant-Man; Wasp
  3. 2. Ride to the Future
  4. 3. The Secret of the Swamp!
  5. 4. The Most Dangerous Weapon!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bill Borre
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose