(January 1964)

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 October 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


The Angel (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006); the original indexer credited Dick Ayers.

The New Iron Man Meets the Angel! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts; Professor X [Charles Xavier]; X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers] (cameo); Beast [Hank McCoy] (cameo); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (cameo); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (cameo)]; Avengers [Hulk [Bruce Banner] (cameo); Thor [Don Blake] (cameo); Giant-Man [Henry Pym] (cameo); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo)]
Synopsis:
The Angel is affected by an atomic test done at one of Stark's weapons plants. His personality is altered and now he wants to join the Evil Mutants. The X-Men call the Avengers for help but only Iron Man is available.
Reprints:

Strange Encounter (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[G-47]

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Andre Corday
Synopsis:
An American tourist in Paris is unwittingly targeted by a spy as an intelligence courier and is nearly killed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Saga of the Sneepers! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-464

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watcher [Uatu] (narrator)
Synopsis:
An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them. With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the first Tales of the Watcher story in Tales of Suspense.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Angel
    The New Iron Man
  2. 1. The New Iron Man Meets the Angel!
    The New Iron Man
  3. 2. Strange Encounter
  4. 3. The Saga of the Sneepers!
    Tales of the Watcher
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
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