(June 1965)

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

Peril from the Past! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bob Powell (Giant-Man) ; Jack Kirby (Hulk)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Human Top [Dave Cannon]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Giant-Man portion of cover composed of interior scene, per Nick Caputo Jan 2011.

Peril From the Long-Dead Past! (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Bob Powell
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Human Top [Dave Cannon]
Synopsis:
Realizing that the strain of growing and shrinking so much is doing damage to his body, Hank adjusts his helmet so he can only grow to one size--the 35 foot height of Giant-Man; With the Ant-Man side of his abilities out of his bag of tricks, he adjusts Jan's helmet so she can cybernetically communicate with wasps; Oh, and the Human Top attacks too.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue. At this point, all the stories are multi-part in cliff-hanger style and are continued in following issues.

Back from the Dead! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; GUESTS: Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; VILLAINS: Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Humanoids; CAMEO: Lyndon Johnson
Synopsis:
Saving Talbot and himself from plunging to their deaths, the Hulk decides he is tired of world travel and leaps home; Waking up in gamma base, Bruce is once again jailed as a traitor and the president once again sets him free (Rick told the commander in chief the secret of the Hulk a few issues ago); Banner and Talbot are once again sent to Astra Island to continue a test of the absorbatron but the leader sends an army of Humanoids who finally succeed in capturing the Hulk.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Meysenburg Jr, Doug Handler, Jeff Charlet, Buddy Coyle, and Michael Venia.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Peril from the Past!
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  2. 1. Peril From the Long-Dead Past!
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  3. 2. Back from the Dead!
    The Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Per Sandell
  • Alan Smith
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose