(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:
Jack Kirby; Bob Powell (see notes)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

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 figure taken from page 3; panel 1 of interior story, with figure of man added by Kirby/Colletta. Bottom tier featuring the Hulk is also Kirby/Colletta art. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

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:
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:

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:
Artie 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:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Meysenburg Jr, Doug Handler, Jeff Charlet, Buddy Coyle, and Michael Venia. Includes the Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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