(September 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 June 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


Music to Scream By! (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]; Trago
Reprints:

Music to Scream By (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:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-353

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Trago (only appearance); Mr. Cosgrove; Foss (ant); Ghazandi; Korr (ant); Mr. Nehradu; Ramond Theis
Synopsis:
Ant-Man and the Wasp are caught by the music of Trago, the trumpet player, who has learned some mystic use of his trumpet in India. They defeat him at the cost of a brave ant's life.
Reprints:

The Disappearance (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (ilustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[H-320]

Genre:
domestic
Characters:
Jasper Milty; Tom Milty
Synopsis:
An old man disgruntled with society becomes rich by discovering uranium.
Reprints:

The Smiling Gods! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Matt Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-354

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
General Chao-Tung
Synopsis:
Asian farmers pray to their gods for a good crop to appease their cruel overlord, and their grain grows so rapidly that it entangles and crushes him.
Reprints:

Target...Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-355

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ba-Korr; Sagar
Synopsis:
An alien lands on Earth with the intent of sizing up possible resistance to an invasion force. If the scout does not return within 48 hours, plans for the invasion will be called off. The scout finds the humans puny as potential warriors and is able to lift locomotives off the ground. He laughs as he thinks this will be the easiest conquest ever and heads back to his ship where he finds that it has sunk out of sight in the bog.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Music to Scream By!
    Ant-Man; Wasp
  2. 1. Music to Scream By
    Ant-Man; Wasp
  3. 2. The Disappearance
  4. 3. The Smiling Gods!
  5. 4. Target...Earth!
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