(December 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]; Betty Ross
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Giant-Man Versus the Wonderful Wasp! (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
George Roussos (see notes)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-807

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Second-Story Sammy
Synopsis:
When Hank accidentally knocks himself out after a failed lab experiment, a petty thief makes off with his costume and begins to use the Giant-Man powers to commit crimes.
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Indexer Notes

Roussos inks per Nick Caputo, April 2014. Nick notes that Ayers was incorrectly credited in the splash page credits. Since the story was lettered before it was inked sometimes the credited inker was unavailable and the correction was not made before the comic went to print.

4 More Marvel Masterpieces! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen; typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for Journey Into Mystery #110, Tales of Suspense #60, Strange Tales #127 and Sgt. Fury #12 reprinting their covers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko; Jack Kirby ?
Inks:
Steve Ditko; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Hank Hamilton, Al Mayer, Mike Gable, Breck Clark. Includes the Special Announcements Section and the Mighty Marvel Checklist. Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #33, Spider-Man #19, Avengers #10, X-Men #8, Strange Tales #127, Thor #110, Suspense #60 and Sgt. Fury #12. Two Hulk images are included, one by Ditko from Incredible Hulk #6 and the other possibly from an earlier Hulk appearance.

Enter...the Chameleon! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-820

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo); Leader (first appearance; face not revealed) (cameo); Humanoid (first appearance) (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Hulk is captured in unbreakable restraints but slips through them when he turns back into Banner; Hearing that his buddy has been captured, Rick leaves Cap's side to go help his original super pal; The mysterious Leader sends the Chameleon to gamma base to find out what happened to an agent who didn't report back in (probably because he ended up falling down a hole in a robot suit last ish); Talbot and Banner begin their less than friendly rivalry; The Chameleon impersonates Banner and tries to steal a gamma grenade using Betty as a hostage but the Hulk thwarts his plans.
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Indexer Notes

Both Rick Jones and Glenn Talbot call Betty "Miss Brant" in this story.

A Marvel-Masterwork Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This pin-up shows Hulk breaking through a wall while someone with a gun is seen through the gap.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  2. 1. Giant-Man Versus the Wonderful Wasp!
    Giant-Man
  3. 2. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
  5. 4. Enter...the Chameleon!
    The Incredible Hulk
  6. 5. A Marvel-Masterwork Pin-Up
    Hulk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose