(December 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

This issue has variants.

Distributed to newstands in September 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


See the New Iron Man! (Table of Contents)

The New Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mister Doll [Nathan Dolly]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006); the original indexer credited Dick Ayers. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.

The Mysterious Mr. Doll! (Table of Contents)

The New Iron Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mister Doll [[Nathan Dolly] (introduction, origin); Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan; Charleston Carter (introduction)
Synopsis:
Mister Doll uses magic dolls to take over whole companies. Iron Man stops him with the help of a new suit of armor. In the process Tony enrages Pepper by toying with her affections to create a diversion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Iron Man gets his new, more modern-looking, red and gold armor.

The Pact (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[9734]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Henry Conrad; Frances Conrad; the Devil
Synopsis:
A historian writing about the trial and execution of his ancestor for witchcraft interviews the only remaining party concerned in the case: the Devil.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Kraddak (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hans Hartog; Kraddak
Synopsis:
An alien tells a greedy mine owner that he will be killed in a fall. The mine owner hides at the lowest possible point in his mine, but is killed in a cave-in.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a retelling of "The Man Who Fell!" drawn by Paul Reinman in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #85 (June 1961).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. See the New Iron Man!
    The New Iron Man
  2. 1. The Mysterious Mr. Doll!
    The New Iron Man
  3. 2. The Pact
  4. 3. Kraddak
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Henry R. Kujawa